Ironfire Brewing Company


Type: Brewery, Bar

42095 Zevo Dr
Ste 1
Temecula, California, 92590-3741
United States

(951) 296-1397 | map

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Added by mactrail on 11-02-2012

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Reviews: 9 | Ratings: 23
Photo of DrinkThemAll
3.61/5  rDev -9.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5

The beer menu was really hard to see, and the service kind of lacked. Deep
In the Industrial area of town, and off the radar. It's a small place, but it's pretty cool inside. Preselected flights, which I didn't really like. The look is cool, but I wouldn't go out of my way to come here.

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Photo of Victor
3.8/5  rDev -4.8%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5

Ironfire Brewing Company is definitely a heavy hitter in Temecula, Ca. The tasting room is a bit small but has a pretty cool Wild West vibe to it. Very fitting to Temecula. Their beers are solid but there’s not much variety compared to the San Diego breweries. Service is a bit slow but they are nice. I love to Uber my way here for a few tasters every now and then.

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Photo of MoorBeerPlz
4.21/5  rDev +5.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4

Stopped in to give them a try as we were down in the Temecula area. As has been said, look sharp when you drive down there as the sign is small and blocked by trees. We went on a weekend and thought it may be crowed but were pleasantly surprised it was not. Western vibe with lots of skeletons. My kind of place.

They have their 6 core beers plus special beers offered. We started out with a flight which gave a taste of all 6 plus their habanero pale. All beers were solid with their stouts standing out in the flight. I would have needed a double dose of Prilosec to finish off the habanero beer. The underlying beer is great but the afterburn will get your undivided attention. After the flight I got a full pour of their DOA DIPA. Very tasty brew and I will definately go back for some more soon.

Service was attentive, helpful and easy going. Not the largest tasting room I've ever been in but roomy enough. Their beers are pretty good and their special beers are very good (habanero not withstanding). Definitely worth a look if you're in the Temecula area.


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Photo of dvmin98
4.29/5  rDev +7.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Cool little place in the middle of an industrrial park in Temecula. Says doesn't open til 3PM, so I sat in my car until 3. Walk in and there were 5 people already drinking, so I think the actual hours are not firm.

Southwestern vibe inside. Trying to make it like a an western town. All wood and iron tables and stools. Small tap room. Barrels line the taproom so you can see what is coming in the near future.

Had some nice options on tap. I am a barrel aged freak, so had to have the Last Rites. Damn good.

Staff was nice. Rapped a little with the brewer. One of the brewers from Black Market was there behind the bar talking too.

Overall, quaint place, but nice

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Photo of KineticKill
5/5  rDev +25.3%

This place has my favorite beer in Temecula. The staff is cool and take a lot of deserved pride in their beer. Their flagships are great, but it's the specialty menu that makes this place... special. After having a few of their bottles (beautiful Western-macabre artwork screened on the bottles and growlers, btw), I had to try them out. On my first trip, I specifically remember the Cinnamon Toast Crunch Porter and the Thin Mint Stout. Both were shining examples of the style in which they were brewed. On the lighter side, they brew a Jalapeno Ale that taste surprisingly refreshing with a very slight kick in the aftertaste. If they have anything barrel aged on tap, TRY IT; you will NOT regret it.

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Photo of TheRougeBastard
3.41/5  rDev -14.5%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5

IMHO, the music was TOO loud for such a small space, and I mean small...we're talking the size a garage here ( ) my wife and I had to yell at one another to get over the tunes. Now this might be expected on a Fri/Sat night, but a Thursday afternoon...hmmmm? Nevertheless, I had read good things about beer so...well, first off, I was disappointed the DIPA, Dead On Arrival wasn't on tap, so settled for the 51/50 IPA, which worked well, but the overall, "thrash party" music was kind of a buzzkill for us. The brew is rightous, but the folks in-charge may want to take a step back and look at the atmosphere...especially during a run-of-the-mill weekday. They did have bombers of the DOA, so I walked away happy!

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Photo of James_Cody
4.1/5  rDev +2.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 3.25 | selection: 4

This place knows what they're doing. I've had the pleasure to meet 2 of the owners and they came from Ballast Point to start their own brewery. Very nice guys. I'm very impressed with the quality of the beers they're producing. Their slogan: "All killer, no filler." They have a few rare styles too, like a cucumber ale and a habenero ale (Free advice: sip the 2 side by side).

The tasting room has a great atmosphere with barrels to set you glass on when your hand gets weary. The bartenders are not the best tho. They are very educated as far as beer is concerned, but they have almost an elitist attitude about them. At least the ones that have served me.

But all in all another great brewery in Temec! They also bottle, look for the skeleton with 2 guns on the label.

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Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.97/5  rDev -0.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

I recently visited Ironfire since I was in the area on business. The tasting room is attached to the brewery and situated right next to some barrel racks. They had 8 beers on tap when I was in with 2 out of commission due to overfoaming issues. Some of them were their year round beers and some were special releases. They also had their bottled offerings (some of which were on tap) for sale. They offer tasters, flights, pints, and growler fills. The service was good and I got to talk to the brewer(?) who used to work at Ballast Point. He was friendly and answered all of the questions I had about their beer. The quality of the beers was good and served in glassware. Prices for everything were reasonable. I would stop in here again if I was in the area.

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Photo of antibeersnob
4.5/5  rDev +12.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

What a fun place to have a beer. You are right in the middle of the brewery when you walk in the front door. The staff was supper nice and informative. The owners were actually serving us the beer when we were there, nice touch. Being that close to the filled bourbon barrels was hard though, I wanted to break into one of those babies!. The prices for the tasters were really great too but too bad we couldn't enjoy a full pint but I guess you could just buy two of their 10oz pours instead.

The place was hard to find though, you really have to pay attention to the building numbers as their sign is kind of small.

You have got to try their specialties! They are all over the place and most of them are fantastic!

Another must stop on your Temecula brewery route.

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Ironfire Brewing Company in Temecula, CA
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