Cheers to a Craft Beer Adventure in Paso Robles

With more than 200 amazing wineries, many people journey to Paso Robles in search of tasting rooms and rolling vineyards. While definitely worth the visit, wine is not the only thing you’ll want to sip while visiting this beautiful destination on California’s Central Coast. This city is also home to numerous breweries committed to serving up delightful craft beers paired with warm, Paso Robles hospitality.

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BarrelHouse Brewing Co.: Celebrating its second year in business this month, this Small Batch Barley & Hop Project is gaining popularity as a great destination for trying unique brews in a remarkable setting. With a variety of options – from a smooth blonde all the way to a Rye Style Black IPA – the brewery has something for everyone. Just last month, DRAFT magazine awarded the brewery’s Oatmeal Stout a score of 96! With weekly events, relaxing beer gardens and a beautiful waterfall, BarrelHouse Brewing Co. is a must-visit while in Paso.

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Firestone Walker Brewing Company: Founded by two brothers-in-law debating the subject of good beer, this brewery has grown mightily in the variety of its lineup and its overall popularity. Winner of the “Mid Size Brewery of the Year” at the World Beer Cup an unmatched FOUR TIMES, Firestone Walker Brewing Company is a great place to enjoy a fascinating tour or simply taste a wide selection of fabulous - beers from their flagship Double Barrel Ale to the dark and creamy Velvet Merkin. The Taproom – the brewery’s restaurant – is a popular destination for those looking to pair great beer with delicious food.

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The Pour House: Home to 23 taps and a variety of specialty bottles, this tap room and beer shoppe is the perfect destination for those new to the craft beer scene. Here, guests can enjoy a wide variety of offerings in a relaxing and comfortable atmosphere. Hosting fun events like “pint night” and “featured brewer,” The Pour House is known for its craft beer, live music and good people.

Whether planning a special trip or looking to try something new, Paso Robles’ craft beer scene won’t disappoint. Be sure to visit for additional breweries and tap rooms – your taste buds will thank you!