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Belmont Brewing Company
Active Beers: 9
Beer Ratings: 117
Beer Avg: 3.47
Taps: - / Bottles: -
Cask: / Beer-to-Go: N
$$ - reasonable
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]
25 39th Place
phone: (562) 433-3891
(Place added by: BeerAdvocate)
Ratings & Reviews
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| Reviews: 23 | Show All Ratings:
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 2 | service: 4 | selection: 3 | food: 1.5 | $
I really really REALLY want to like this place... I don't hate it... but they are extrodinarly BLAND. Their food ... they have great concepts... but... it taste like frozen food. It is not fresh tasting...
Their beer... same thing, it is good... but it is nothing special. The Hop Head Red I really liked... I have gotten a few growler fills of that, for $9 for a fill, can't beat that... But as for the rest, tastes pretty generic... This could be a premier beer spot, if they step up their game a bit.
12-17-2011 05:33:29 |
More by Diesel76
vibe: 3 | quality: 3 | service: 3 | selection: 3 | food: 3 | $$
Cool place to hangout by the beach if you get the munchies or wanna grab a brew if you didn't already bring some in a cooler. The place is preety cool cause it looks like its on a pier near the water and offers some alright brew. When I was a beer rookie their strawberry blonde was one of my favorite beers of all time. The selection is decent with basic styles and the quality of the brews are average, nothing special but a cool place to grab a bite to eat and have couple of beers if you find yourself your by belmont shores.
05-11-2010 08:11:24 |
More by Gobzilla
vibe: 3 | quality: 3 | service: 3 | selection: 3 | $$
Stopped in on Saturday 5/29/2010, during the Lakers play off game. Cool atmosphere if you want to party and watch the game but if you want to get a seat and eat or drink, big mistake.
This place is right on the water. Real nice area but no where to park. Lots of windows and some nice outside seating on the patio. There are TV's positioned around the bar and plenty of small tables.
Didnt eat the food but the beer selection wasn't real impressive. There were a couple good guest tapes but the 5 house beers ranged from what ever to garbage. $1/sample isnt too bad though.
Not interested in going back to Long Beach just for this place.
06-04-2010 06:34:34 |
More by t0rin0
vibe: 4 | quality: 3 | service: 4 | selection: 3 | food: 3 | $$
I heard of this place from the LongBeachBum and came here with IPAviator while we were on our way to the Blue Cafe in LB to see Eddie Spaghetti... cha cha cha.
The place is on the beach next to the pier and has a nice brewpub feel to it with a great patio area. The atmosphere says fun, put your feet up and have a pint. The service was great. We had a friendly bartender who knew his brews and chatted with us about this and that. Unfortunately they didnt seem to have a rather small selection eg a porter, red, hefe and pale. I went with the pale which i'd write a review of but i cant remember the name of it and it's not in the database. It was a bit to wheaty and thin for my taste and IPAviators as well.
We only had the cheeseburger and fries for food so i cant really judge the food on that. the burger was too greasy and nondescript but the fries were really damn good. Because of the brew i had and the burger, i have to give quality and food a 3. You know, i'm going to have to revisit this place on a different night and ahve something else to eat and drink. It's not quite fair to rate a place only on one visit... it could have been an off night. Stand by for my revisit edit. (i'm going to get a pizza or fish and chips with the long beach crude, damit)
02-01-2006 05:56:49 |
More by SwillinBrew
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3 | food: 3 | $$
Belmont Brewing Co. seems more like a large modern restaurant first, the a brewpub second. On a Saturday evening, it was plenty crowded with a mixed bunch. We hustled to a corner booth. I was advised by a fellow local BA that that the Crude Stout is decent and the only beer worth getting. Well, let me tell ya, he was right! The Crude Stout was worthy of a pitcher.
Could you take your Mother here? Yes. It's a clean place that seems to do fine in the business department. My best advice is that it's not worth much of a drive but worth checking out if you are in the neighborhood.
09-27-2006 05:36:36 |
More by blitheringidiot
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3 | food: 4
Located at the end of the Belmont Pleasure Pier lies the BBC. An all-grain 7-barrel plant is quite literally right behind the bar, but produces a good solid range of beers that rarely venture out of the Brewery. An outside Patio area seats about 140 with stunning views down the Beach to the Queen Mary. Internal restaurant seats another 65, and a more traditional bar has about 20 stools. Beach front location means that walkers, cyclists and passers-by often stop in for refreshment. House Beers typically reinforced with a rotating guest beer or two. Happy Hour on Sunday afternoons. Excellent location, above average beers, but I do not like the Strawberry Beer - its just far too girlie !!!
08-17-2002 08:01:58 |
More by TheLongBeachBum
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | $$
I stopped by Belmont Brewing after seeing it for the past 4 years while courting my now wife. The inside is a bit run down and almost seems like a Denny's or something that happens to brew beer. The brewery equipment is behind the bar and I am not too sure it is the same stuff they use to make their beers. Quality was pretty good and the service was the same. The selection of beer is pretty decent but nothing stood out really. Prices for the beers were reasonable. I wouldn't really recommend this place unless you are a ticker like me and want to try all of their beers ($6 for a 6 beer sampler).
04-03-2012 02:25:49 |
More by UCLABrewN84
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3 | food: 4 | $$
I had stopped in the Belmont Brewing Co. once before while vacationing in CA with my wife. It had left a positive impression on me, so I returned again (this time for dinner) with the intent of writing this review.
I started with a sampler which included six 3 oz pours for $5. This included:
Marathon described as a wonderful light ale that I thought was awful,
Top Sail - a very nice amber ale that I chose for my next pint,
Pale Ale good,
Seasonal (ESB) solid,
Strawberry Blond - not a style I cared for so I abandoned this one at the bar, and the
Long Beach Crude - an interesting stout that I initially thought was a smoked porter.
The Happy Hour prices were very reasonable with HH Pints - $3, Pitchers - $8 (4:30-6:30). I also liked that they had a late night HH from 8:30-10:30, every weekday night. Otherwise the pints and pitchers were $4 & $12 respectively.
Guest beers included: N. Coast's Pranqster, Scrimshaw Pilsner, Avery's White Rascal, Green Flash's West Coast IPA, Spaten Munich and Franziskaner Weisse.
For dinner I started with the Hawaiian Poke ($8.95) - Spicy seasoned raw tuna served on a bed of lettuce with crispy Wonton noodles, which I thoroughly enjoyed. For an entrée, I ordered the Artichoke Ravioli, one of two vegetarian dishes, for $14.95.
I sat inside, at the moderately large bar, and watched the LA Kings getting destroyed by Chicago on one of three large flat screens surrounding the bar. On my previous visit I was seated on the patio out back, which is a nice option for lunch when the weather is warmer. A third option is to sit in the restaurant section which is skillfully sectioned off from the more raucous bar area and appeared to offer a more intimate setting for dinner and drinks. Inside, at the bar, the music was mostly classic 70's rock (Clapton, Dead, Dillon) and the volume seemed to be just loud enough to be heard over the chatter of the early evening crowd.
Overall, the food was pretty good, the beers were mostly decent, the service was friendly and the atmosphere was relaxing. Id go back again, but not based solely on the beer.
12-15-2007 04:55:41 |
More by 86sportster883
vibe: 2.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | $$
I made a quick stop at BBC, and here's what I got:
PROS: Overlooks the water, solid house selection of beers (six varieties, including the infamous Long Beach Crude), solid selection of guest brews (Stone, Green Flash, and Franiskaner) good happy hour given at three potential timeslots, reasonable prices on pints. 20 ounce imperial pints are offered as well.
CONS: Interior reminiscent of a family restaurant from the early 90s. While the Long Beach Crude was nice, I was a little short poured on it. The brewing equipment behind the bar looks out of place given the decoration on the interior.
VERDICT: I'll admit I haven't tried the other beers, but the Long Beach Crude is reason enough to make a trip.
09-24-2010 23:08:42 |
More by DoubleJ
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4 | $$$
Visited at lunchtime on Monday, 11/12/07. Nice, classier-than-expected place tucked away down the coast from Long Beach. During warm weather, the patio is the place to sit. I have been three or four times over the last several years, and the staff is always attentive and polite. The food is two cuts above the average brewpub fare: this place is more of a restuarant with beer than a brewpub. They have their standard year round brews plus a seasonal/rotating tap. If I lived a little closer and their beers were a little better, I'd be a regular.
03-11-2008 00:03:35 |
More by charlzm
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