It’s no secret that the craft beer scene in Long Beach is becoming increasingly popular. It seems like new, creative breweries are popping up on every corner! If your idea of relaxation includes a cold pint, delicious local eats, and fun games for all, check out these top 5 breweries in Long Beach. Although there are over 10+ craft breweries, each with their own signature brews and themes, scattered throughout Long Beach, we’re focusing on our fan favorites.
Belmont Brewing Co.
Belmont Brewing Company is considered a local landmark in our books. Known as the oldest brewpub in Los Angeles County, it opened its doors in 1990. Clean Blondes, Hoppy Pales, Crisp IPA’s, Belmont Brewing Co serves them all. They also have a large outdoor seating area that overlooks the Long Beach skyline, a perfect spot for a date or to grab lunch. In addition to their beer menu, they serve brunch, lunch and dinner! So if you’re not feeling a beer, you can opt for a mimosa instead. Browse the menu here!
25 39th Place Long Beach
This beer business was built on friendship. In 2019, Ambitious Ales set out on a mission to share their love of beer with the Long Beach community. They set up shop in a reputable 71-year-old building in Bixby Knolls, with the hopes to continue its legacy. People come to Ambitious Ales to enjoy a frothy brew in a relaxed, community setting. The outdoor area is open and charming with string lights and lots of seating options. Click here to learn more about this local hotspot!
4019 Atlantic Ave, Long Beach
Long Beach Beer Lab
This eclectic Long Beach gem offers so much more than just beer. Long Beach Beer Lab is located in the friendly Wrigley Neighborhood, but its inconspicuous location can sometimes be easily overlooked. Once you do experience their craft beer, handmade pizzas, and mouthwatering baked goods, you’ll definitely be making a second visit. This isn’t your ordinary brewery, experimentation is a theme that seems to be working well for the Long Beach Beer Lab. Learn more about their beers here!
518 W Willow St, Long Beach
Trademark Brewing is on a mission to make their great beer even better by focusing on sustainability! Not only are they the first production craft brewery in Long Beach, but they’re also one of the only sustainably centered. To use less water and energy than breweries their size, they utilize special equipment during the brewing process. If you can’t decide whether or not you want to drink inside or out, no worries – they have a spacious tap room and beer garden. They have over 20+ beers on tap, they are dog friendly and kid-friendly, and feature food trucks so you can grab a snack. Visit their website to learn more!
233 East Anaheim Street, Long Beach
The 4th Horseman
We love a good theme! The 4th Horseman is worlds away from your typical brewery setting. This brewery is a hotspot for horror film enthusiasts who come for its dark, dystopian vibe. They have an extensive craft beer menu and a mini arcade with old-school video game machines. If you’re looking for quality craft beer, delicious pizza, and an unforgettable experience, this is the brewery for you. Learn more about their menu here!
121 West 4th Street, Long Beach
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