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beer, wine, sake, coffee & tea

Berkeley Local Libations Berkeley’s drinks scene reflects a commitment to craft and quality that is perfectly paired with the city’s renowned restaurant and culinary backdrop.

CRAFT BEER

Trumer Pils Brauerei

Anvil Brewing Company 912 Gilman Street, Berkeley, CA 94710 (510) 556-8701, www.anvilbrew.com New, handcrafted, small batch brewery focusing on fresh, crafted styles in both continuously produced beers and interesting seasonal offerings. Est. 2016.

Freehouse Restaurant Local wineries like Donkey & Goat and Urbano Cellars have tasting rooms serving award-winning wines. The Mead Kitchen makes fine, artisanal meads (thanks, honey bees). Flights of small–batch whiskies, NorCal wine and Berkeley craft beer grace the menus of establishments citywide. Berkeley’s celebrated legacy of craft brewing can be traced to the origins of the American brewpub movement. New establishments such as Anvil Brewing Company join legendary Triple Rock and Trumer Pils to make Berkeley a truly brew-worthy destination. Hop between tasting rooms, brewery tours, taprooms, and bars, and you’ve got a Local Libations destination that’s definitely worth the trip! Add a few tastes of Berkeley’s artisan food products along the way for a spirited, only-in-Berkeley culinary adventure.

2700 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94704 (510) 647-2300, www.berkeleyfreehouse.com One of Berkeley’s favorite neighborhood hangouts near campus, featuring grass-fed burgers, sandwiches, salads, pot pies and seasonal specials. Full bar, 16 local craft beers on draft and more bottled beers. All in 1920s historic building across the street from the UC Berkeley campus.

Jupiter 2181 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94704 (510) 843-8277, www.jupiterbeer.com Locally owned and operated, Jupiter serves a large selection of craft beer including regular house beers, seasonals, and a rotating menu of guest brews alongside award-winning wood-fired pizzas, salads, sandwiches and more. Live music.

Triple Rock Brewery & Alehouse 1920 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94704 (510) 843-2739, www.triplerock.com Triple Rock Brewery is America’s oldest original brewpub. Started in 1986 by brothers John and Reid Martin, this classic pub in Berkeley serves up a selection of fresh craft beers made in-house along with great American pub fare.

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Eureka!

1404 Fourth Street, Berkeley, CA 94710 (510) 526-1160, www.trumerusa.com For over 10 years, Trumer Brewery has been passionately committed to crafting the perfect pilsner fresh right here in Berkeley. Free brewery tours Mon – Fri, 3:15 p.m. Please call for reservations.

WINE, MEAD AND SAKE Donkey & Goat Winery and Tasting Room 1340 5th Street, Berkeley, CA 94710 (510) 868-9174, www.donkeyandgoat.com Jared & Tracey Brandt, owners/proprietors at Donkey & Goat Winery, make “natural wines,” a term that covers both the vineyard and the cellar or the natural farming philosophies that drive the practices for sustainable, organic & biodynamic farming extended into the cellar. Wines include Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Syrah, Merlot and many of the lesser-known Rhone varietals. Tasting Room open Fri-Sun, 2 pm – 6 pm.

The Mead Kitchen 2323 B Fourth Street, Berkeley, CA 94710 (510) 473-2265, www.themeadkitchen.com The Mead Kitchen produces a range of small-batch, handcrafted meads (honeywine) from locally sourced honey blended with fruit, spices, and whole cone hops. Light, dry and refreshingly carbonated, these will change your opinion of mead! Visit our tasting room for some tasty mead. Open Friday, Saturday, Sunday, 1 to 5 pm.

Cheers!

BERKELEY LOCAL LIBATIONS


Triple Rock Brewery & Alehouse

Sierra Nevada Torpedo Room

FUN FACT

BERKELEY LOCAL LIBATIONS

West Berkeley’s Ashkenaz Music and Dance Community Center has been voted “Best Dance Floor” more than 10 times by the East Bay Express. Ashkenaz is a Berkeley Historic Landmark.

Triple Rock Brewery & Alehouse

Teance Fine Teas

Berkeley Rep Bar


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Takara Sake USA Inc. Takara Sake brewery was established in 1982, and is now the largest sake brewery in the U.S. Home of awardwinning Sho Chiku Bai sake. Sake museum holds a rare collection of 19th century sake-making tools and display. Sake tasting flights available ($5 or $10/flight). Tasting room and Museum open daily, 12:00 – 6:00 pm.

COFFEE AND TEA Artis 1717 Fourth Street, Berkeley, CA 94710 (510) 898-1104, artiscoffee.com A visit to Fourth Street’s Artis is a coffee journey from seed to sip. In-store tastings, brew demos, live music and more complement the shop’s coffee artistry.

Urbano Cellars 2323 B Fourth Street, Berkeley, CA 94710 (510) 647-8393, www.urbanocellars.com Urbano Cellars is a small urban winery located on Fourth Street in Berkeley. We produce food friendly wines that possess character and balance using unique varietals. Our meticulously sourced grapes are handcrafted into award-winning wines right here in Berkeley. Visit our tasting room and try our exceptional wines.

Peet’s Coffee & Tea 2124 Vine Street, Berkeley, CA 94709, (510) 594-2100, www.peets.com/about-us/our-history

Albatross Pub

In 1966, right on the heels of the Free Speech Movement, Alfred Peet began to brew another born-in-Berkeley revolution, this one called craft coffee. Visit the original Peet’s Coffee retail space in Berkeley’s Gourmet Ghetto, where there’s even a small museum paying homage to Mr. Peet. Sip, inhale, slurp and experience where artisan coffee culture caught on.

1822 San Pablo Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94710 (510) 843-2473, www.albatrosspub.com

Teance Fine Teas

Berkeley’s oldest pub features an outstanding selection of foreign and domestic beers and spirits. Six dart lanes, live music, art, board games, fireplace and pool table are available along with Sunday Trivia Pub Quiz. The pub provides a comfortable, conversational environment for large and small groups.

Experience the world’s greatest artisan teas, expertly curated since 2002. Tea bar and retail shop, featuring over 65 teas and a selection of fine teaware. Educational tea flights served daily.

BARS AND MORE

LOCAL LIBATIONS

2068 Center Street, Berkeley, CA 94704 (510) 809-8282, www.eurekarestaurantgroup.com Eureka! features a collection of America’s best craft beer, small-batch whiskey, regional wine, and locallysourced ingredients.

708 Addison Street, Berkeley, CA 94710 (510) 540-8250, www.takarasake.com

Albatross

Eureka!

1780 Fourth Street, Berkeley, CA 94710 (510) 524-2832, www.teance.com

Peets Coffee & Tea

Sierra Nevada Torpedo Room


Fieldwork Takara Sake

Jupiter

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Broc Cellars

LOCAL LIBATIONS

Trumer Pils Trumer Pils

Downtown Berkeley Poetry Walk

FUN FACT

Fieldwork Brewing Company

the

Downtown Berkeley Poetry Walk

on Addison Street has three tons of poems engraved into its sidewalks, featuring works from Shakespeare to Snyder. While you’re there, check in at the Berkeley Visitor Information Center, 2030 Addison Street.


Sierra Nevada Torpedo Room Trumer Pils

FUN FACT

BERKELEY LOCAL LIBATIONS

Punk rock band Green Day

founds its audience in Berkeley, at the seminal punk club 924 Gilman. The club continues to inspire new generations of musicians at the same Gilman Street address in West Berkeley.

LOCAL LIBATIONS NORTH SHATTUCK / BY DISTRICT GOURMET GHETTO

DOWNTOWN FIVE 2086 Allston Way, (510) 225-6055

Gather 2200 Oxford Street, (510) 809-0400

La Botella Republic 2055D Center Street, (510) 529-4447

Revival Bar + Kitchen 2102 Shattuck Avenue, (510) 549-9950

East Bay Spice Company 2134 Oxford Street, (510) 845-4427

Tupper & Reed 2271 Shattuck Avenue, (510) 859-4472

ELMWOOD

Tigerlily Berkeley

Sierra Nevada Torpedo Room 2031 Fourth Street, (510) 647-3439

1511 Shattuck Avenue, (510) 540-7900

The Rare Barrel

WEST BERKELEY

Westbrae Biergarten

940 Parker Street, (510) 984-6585

Acme Bar & Co. 2115 San Pablo Avenue, (510) 644-2226

Bartavelle Coffee & Wine Bar 1603 San Pablo Avenue, (510) 524-2473

Broc Cellars 1300 Fifth Street, (510) 542-9463

1605 San Pablo Avenue, (510) 524-1524

Longbranch Saloon 2512 San Pablo Avenue, (510) 984-0518

Vintage Berkeley 2949 College Avenue, (510) 549-9501

1160 Sixth Street, (510) 898-1203 WWW.VISITBERKELEY.COM

1763 Alcatraz Avenue, (510) 858-7334

Moxy Beer Garden 3136 Sacramento Street, (510) 547-6699

The Starry Plough Pub 3101 Shattuck Avenue, (510) 841-0188

Caffé Mediterraneum

www.BerkeleyMadeLibations.com Berkeley has a celebrated legacy in the local and sustainable food movement, but less known is a long history of craft libations, reaching back to the advent of the American brew pub movement. Today the Berkeley Made Libations guild includes craft producers of wine, beer, mead, sake and spirits. See BerkeleyMadeLibations. com for map and more information on tastings and tours. Printed maps are available at the Berkeley Visitor Information Center.

Henry’s 2600 Durant Avenue, (510) 809-4132

Pappy’s Grill & Sports Bar 2367 Telegraph Avenue, (510) 405-1000

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Hoi Polloi Brewpub

TELEGRAPH AVENUE AREA 2475 Telegraph Avenue, (510) 549-1128

Kermit Lynch Wine Merchant

Fieldwork Brewing Company

280 Gilman Street, (510) 647-9079

SOUTH BERKELEY

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