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Sierra Nevada Brewing Company

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Address: 1075 E 20th St, Chico, CA 95928-6722
Phone Number: +1 530-893-3520
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Another reason to love Sierra Nevada Beer

Having accompanied my partner on a business trip to the small city of Chino I was looking for points of interest to keep myself occupied. Most everything of historic note was... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Having accompanied my partner on a business trip to the small city of Chino I was looking for points of interest to keep myself occupied. Most everything of historic note was closed because it was a Tuesday, but then I realized that this was Sierra Nevada's home base. I felt like I struck gold and quickly signed up or an... More 

Thank souzagar
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great brewery tour and restaurant. Concerts with Buffett dinner or not. Concerts about $20. Buffet $15. Good time and food always

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First toured Sierra Nevada when they were still in two metal buildings - 40/50 years ago. Tour conducted by one of the owners who still wore his rubber boots and we (my wife and I) sampled the product in his tiny office around a metal desk piled with invoices and business mail. Thirty or so years later, SN had relocated... More 

Thank John O
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love the ambiance and food. We were famished and tired but the mood and the food gave us our second wind. Must visit. Must see place in Chico. Great beer!

Thank Evelyn C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I must admit, I am not a beer connoisseur. A friend and I stopped in after dining somewhere else because they were packed here(!), so we didn't eat here this time. We were told there was an extensive menu of desert beers though. Never had heard of that, so had to try some. The thing about coming here is they... More 

Thank janet583
Chico, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Sierra Nevada has a wonderful taproom - gorgeous and upscale, with great food. No reservations (I think) so if it's busy you'll have to wait for a table, but meanwhile, enjoy a beer! And do try to get into a tour of the brewery - so interesting!!! and ends up in the tasting room.

Thank DeeMarie56
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Leroy was unflappable. He knew the answer to every question. Entertaining and engaging, he kept the group focused on the history of beer and how the Sierra Nevada brewery fits into the landscape. I've toured Coors in Golden and Budweiser in Fairfield but they're like a theme-park ride; all show and no substance, compared to this tour. If you're truly... More 

Thank curtismapman
Rancho Cucamonga, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

If you're in the area, you should make time to check out this awesome Brewery. Sierra Nevada takes pride in their work and it shows in the quality of product. Take time to eat in the restaurant as well. Very great!

Thank Aaron G
Suisun City, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Great Burgers and suds. Large dining room efficiently run. Staff will customize your burger completely. Large filling portions

Thank Topgum
Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

If you've got any small interest in beer (brewing or consumption), you HAVE to take the tour here. They go thru the typical steps to making beer but also provide you with so much background and understanding why the ingredients develop the flavors you want. Why the type of water used will impact your flavor. How and why the American... More 

Thank Brian V

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