ANAHEIM CRAFT BEER & BREWERIES

Tasteful adventures are brewing in Anaheim’s celebrated breweries, catering to seasoned zythophiles and newbies in all styles and sizes. Built on a German beer heritage, Anaheim now hosts one of the fastest-growing and most dynamic craft beer scenes in the country. With more breweries than any other city in Orange County, and a visionary community of pioneering makers and shapers, Anaheim is moving the craft beer revolution forward with stirring results.
 

The Bruery

The Bruery best breweries in Anaheim

Just north in Placentia, a boutique craft brew essential is The Bruery Tasting Room from the Family Rue’s award-winning Bruery — the godfather of Orange County craft beer. The buzzy Bruery Tasting Room is the best place to try their most experimental and opulent Belgian-style brews, including barrel-aged sour beers. Along with a revolving lineup of 40+ craft beers of all styles, hard seltzers, slushies and member-only pours.

Private Brewery Tour
Discover the artistry behind their craft with exclusive brewery tours. Choose from a viewing tour, a 30-minute guided exploration of their brewing facility, or their tasting tour, a 45-minute journey from grain to glass, featuring exclusive brand tastings and a tour of their active barrel house. 

 

Golden Road Brewing

Golden Road Brewery in Anaheim Ca

Located just across from Angel Stadium, Golden Road Brewery’s Anaheim Brewpub is an offshoot of the LA darling that launched the LA craft beer community. Featuring one of the few female founders in US craft brewing.

The Anaheim outpost is home to a state-of-the-art brewing facility complete with a 15-barrel innovation lab, where brewers continuously seek the next big idea — like Ride-On Tropical, winner of the Bronze for Experimental Pale Ale at the 2024 World Beer Cup.

GG’s Event Space at Pub OC
For a dedicated celebration with up to 50 friends, family or colleagues, GG’s new event space at Pub OC offers private Tiki-themed revelry and bond-building with award-winning craft beers, curated extras and friendly staff for up to four hours.

Karl Strauss Brewing Company

Karl Strauss Brewing Company is a San Diego, California-based craft brewery with eleven brewpub locations across Southern California and an onsite tasting room at their main brewery in the Pacific...

Ballast Point Brewing Company

Started in 1996 by a small group of home brewers in San Diego, Ballast Point has a 20-plus-year history of supporting the art of home brewing and developing high-quality, innovative and award-winning...

Unsung Brewing Company, LLC

Local craft brewery always on the pursuit for heroic beer.

Villains Brewing Company

Villains Brewing Company

Downtown Anaheim is home to newcomer Villains Brewing Company, an eclectic hospitality concept at the threshold between artisanal microbrewery and art gallery that raises a glass to family for beer lovers and novices alike.

Craftsman 1904
Elevate your experience with a coveted dining reservation at The Craftsman 1904, the restored craftsman-style bungalow within the brewery. Where a seasonally inspired eight-course tasting menu is served with extensive wines and farm-to-table cocktails in a surprisingly unpretentious atmosphere. All brought to you by Isaias Hernandez and Josh Bentrem, the principles of the burgeoning Smoke & Fire restaurant empire.

La Palma Beer Trail

Anaheim breweries are innovating while collaborating to make the local beer scene even more captivating. Adding to the city’s craft beer accolades is the La Palma Beer Trail, connecting indie breweries not just by their passion for suds, but also their locale dotting La Palma Avenue. This famed five-mile trek is one of the few places in SoCal where you can easily walk from brewery to brewery. Explore 12 of Anaheim’s 19 breweries — and counting.