FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Due to Covid-19 our tap room is closed until further notice. We are taking online orders for pickup Thursday - Sunday 3-5pm.
WHERE IS YOUR TAP ROOM LOCATED?
We are just West of Winters, Ca on CA HWY 128. We are 1.3 miles west of Winters Fire Department and are located on the north side of the highway. We share a building with Berryessa Gap Vineyards.
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IS YOUR TAP ROOM FAMILY FRIENDLY?
Yes, but please keep a close eye on your children.
DO YOU ALLOW DOGS AT YOUR TAP ROOM?
Yes, we’re dog friendly if your dog is friendly, including to other dogs and children. Dogs must remain on a leash and barking dogs and misbehaving dogs will be asked to leave.
WHAT’S ON TAP?
We take pride in constantly brewing new and innovative delicious craft beers, as well as our staple brands. We constantly rotate our beers on tap to ensure the freshest, latest beers are on tap at our tap room and are sure to keep a wide selection of beer styles as well as varying alcohol content.
WHAT ARE YOUR PRICES?
Pints are $5. Half Pints are 10 oz pours and are $3. Sampler Trays are 6, 5 oz pours of beers on list, substitutions are allowed $10. New Growlers are $10 and most fills are $10
***Please note prices can vary for seasonal and specialty beers***
DO YOU FILL GROWLERS?
We do fill 64 oz growlers filled on our counter pressure growler filler which purges the growler with CO2 to ensure the optimal freshness for a mere $10 a fill. Specialty brews are occasionally priced more if offered in growler fills. We do fill other companies growlers but are required by CA state law to put our sticker on the growler and will cost an extra $1.
DO YOU SELL KEGS?
If you are a wholesale account, yes. We do not sell kegs out of our tap room to the general public, however we have been known to make exceptions for special occasions such as weddings.
WE ARE A RETAILER/BAR/RESTAURANT AND ARE LOOKING TO SELL YOUR BEER, WHO IS YOUR DISTRIBUTER?
We take pride in self distributing our beer to quality establishments in refrigerated trucks. Please contact our Sales Director, Doug Walker, Doug@berryessabrewingco.com for more information. We also have can options.
DO YOU CAN OR BOTTLE YOUR BEERS FOR RETAIL DISTRIBUTION?
Yes, we are currently canning Propaganda Pilsner, Double Tap IIPA, Winters Pale Ale, and a rotating selection of various beers. All of our beers are canned in house at the precise optimal time to ensure quality freshness and can date is always on bottom of can. We recommend keeping cold at all times and ask that of our retailers.
IS YOUR BEER GLUTEN FREE?
Our beer is unfiltered, however, we do us a product by White Labs called Clarity Ferm intended to reduce chill haze in the beer. As it turns out, Clarity Ferm breaks down the gluten proteins resulting in a lower gluten content. We do not advertise as gluten free and or gluten reduced. Please see White Labs website regarding Clarity Ferm for more information on how it affects gluten in beer.
ARE OUTSIDE FOOD AND BEVERAGES ALLOWED AT YOUR TAP ROOM?
While we encourage the food truck, we do allow outside food but ask you leave the cooler of beverages at home. The brewery and food truck sell sodas, waters, and other non-alcoholic beverages. Outside alcoholic beverages are prohibited by law and not tolerated.
CAN I RESERVE A TABLE/TABLES FOR A LARGE PARTY?
We do not take reservations for tables but do ask large parties notify us prior to visit, firstname.lastname@example.org. Tables are first come first serve and not to be held longer than 15 minutes prior to entire party’s arrival. Tables are not to be held and or used for gift and buffet tables, just what is required for seating. We ask the majority of the large parties are customers of Berryessa Brewing co. If the majority of your party is wine drinkers, we ask you make arrangements with our neighbors at Berryessa Gap Vineyards. If you are customers of neither, please feel free to visit our beautiful public parks in Winters.
DO YOU DO WEDDINGS OR PRIVATE PARTIES?
No, not currently.
DO YOU HAVE LIVE MUSIC?
Yes! We are so fortunate to have amazing live music on a regular basis! You can always see who is playing on our website calendar. Music is usually posted a month in advance. If you enjoy a band, let them know by pitching in to their tip jars and help us to keep them coming back.
I’M A MUSICIAN, WHO DO I CONTACT TO PLAY AT BERRYESSA BREWING CO?
Feel free to email email@example.com but please keep in mind we get hundreds of requests and are booked at least 3 months in advance if not more. Send your music and if the fit and time is right, we’ll get back to you! If you don’t hear back, feel free to send another email down the line.
DO YOU SELL FOOD?
Other than chips in our tap room, no. However, we do have rotating quality food trucks every day we are open, Thursday-Sunday. You can also find who is serving on our website calendar.
DO YOU SELL WINE?
No, but our neighbors at Berryessa Gap Vineyards do. Please note we are separate businesses and potentially have different hours as well as party policies. We are fortunate that CA state law recently changed allowing us to co-mingle beer and wine on our outside patios, however wine is still prohibited by law inside our tap room. Please contact Berryessa Gap Vineyards for more information regarding wine and winery hours.
IS THERE A PLACE TO PARK MY BOAT OR LARGER VEHICLE?
Yes! We ask if you have a larger vehicle or are towing to pull around to the back parking lot where you can easily exit out the opposite direction you came in.
DO YOU DO TOURS?
You can always arrange a tour ahead of time by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or feel free to ask anytime and if it’s not too busy, we’d be glad to give you a tour.
WHAT SHOULD I EXPECT WHEN VISITING BERRYESSA BREWING CO?
Expect a great time in the beautiful outdoors (dress for outside weather), surrounded by farmland, vineyards and orchards, with an amazing view of the Vaca Mountains. Expect to have quality beer. Expect great service and friendly faces. Expect a casual environment with no televisions, outstanding live music, and limited internet/cell phone access. Expect to meet new friends. We’ll be expecting you!