a place where beer matters

Fresh Local Handcrafted Brew

We believe in quality beer – that’s why we craft ours from the finest ingredients at our in-house brewery. Our Brew Team is always creating, so keep a lookout for our continuously changing list of seasonal and specialty beers. Be sure to check out our live beer menu for current selections at our Half Moon Bay and Berkeley locations and our Northern CA beer finder. We have a beer for everyone.

We are proud to be a certified independent craft brewery.

Hover or tap on any beer below to view the details.

full swing cans

Year Round

Full Swing IPA

West Coast IPA with aromas of tropical fruit and a bitter bite on the finish.

ABV 6.6%

IBUs 80

pumpkin ale

Seasonal

Pumpkin Harvest Ale

This full-bodied Amber Ale is made with roasted locally-grown Sugar Pie pumpkins that are roasted with a special blend of spices.

ABV 6.3%

juicy gossip

Special

Juicy Gossip IPA

Citra, Mosaic, and Denali with a super tropical yeast blend. Cloudy with a slight malt sweetness from the use of wheat, which leads the way for a blast of tropical fruit, red berries, and oranges from the hops. The finish is dry and crisp with a soft orange twang.

ABV 6.4%

IBUs 70

amber

Year Round

Amber

Robust, balanced Amber Ale brewed with four malts and Cascade hops.

ABV 5%

IBUs 20

papa juice

Special

Papa Juice Old Ale

A barrel-aged Old Ale with a deep amber color and a higher-than-to-be-expected hop presence. The high alcohol combined with the barrel aging creates a fantastic winter warmer.

ABV 12%

damage

Special

Damage Inc. Imperial Stout

This is the king of stouts, boasting high alcohol and malt character with huge roasted, chocolate and burnt malt flavors.

ABV 12%

ipa

Year Round

IPA

American hops and a solid malt backbone produce flavors of grapefruit, and pine needle.

ABV 6.1%

IBUs 80

word on the street

Special

Word On The Street IPA

Northeast style hazy IPA with premium malt, hoppy goodness and juicy, fruity finish.

ABV 7.1%

IBUs 65

full swing

Year Round

Full Swing IPA

West Coast IPA with aromas of tropical fruit and a bitter bite on the finish.

ABV 6.6%

IBUs 80

calf-eine coffee milk stout

Year Round

Calf-eine Coffee Milk Stout

Coffee Milk Stout brewed with Espresso. Rich, creamy, and balanced by a roasty aroma.

ABV 7%

IBUs 23

take it to the limit

Special

Take It To The Limit Barleywine

Brewed with Crystal and Munich malts and American malts, aged in bourbon barrels -a smooth dark strong beer.

ABV 14.5%

IBUs 21

kolsch

Year Round

Kolsch Style Ale

An easy drinking, lightly hopped ale with a slight herbal hop finish from German Tettnang and Hallertau Hops.

ABV 5.1%

IBUs 21

ocho

Special

Ocho Barril

The Ocho Barril Series is our collection of unique, small batch sour ales. Each varietal is aged in eight oak barrels for at least 12 months.

ABV varies

saison

Year Round

Saison

A special yeast strain gives our Saison a nice background of fruit and spice. Pilsen malt lends a soft dry mouthfeel with notes of bread crust and honey.

ABV 6%

IBUs 25

james

brewmaster

JAMES COSTA

Over the last 20 years, James Costa has worked at some of Northern California's most notable craft breweries, assisting in the creation of some truly spectacular beers like Bear Republic's famous Racer 5. Here at the Brewing Company he's introduced a number of award-winning beers including Full Swing IPA and Tunnel Vision IPA, not to mention California's first beer made using recycled water. James' personal brewing philosophy: "Creating world-class beer out of a combination of the finest ingredients and innovative, modern techniques."

tracy

brewer

TRACY BEER

Tracy Beer was introduced to brewing through her cousin. He homebrewed and brought her to her first brewery: Half Moon Bay Brewing Company. After working at Lagunitas in Chicago, Kettlehouse, Great Divide, and 21st Amendment, Tracy is now back where it all started. At Half Moon Bay Brewing Company Tracy hopes to expand variety and different styles of beer brewed and to write her own recipes.

ben

assistant brewer

BEN WILCOX

Ben Wilcox’s beer journey began while attending San Jose State University, where he helped create a beer appreciation class. Soon after he began to homebrew. Ben went on to work front-of-house jobs, beertended, and managed beer gardens. Before joining us here at the Brewing Company, he worked as a Cellarman at Speakeasy Ales and Lagers. Ben hopes to bring beer knowledge to the restaurant team, creating a stronger tie between the restaurant and brewery.

BEER TO GO!

BOTTLES AND GROWLERS
Available at both our Half Moon Bay
and Berkeley locations, just come on by.

22 OUNCE BOTTLED BEERS
GROWLERS 2 liters (4 pints)
GROWLER REFILLS
CROWLERS 32oz (Half Moon Bay only)

KEGS
To place your order, call
HMB Brewing Company at
(650) 728-BREW (2739)

5 GALLON KEGS, price determined by style

Please allow 2-3 days for keg orders.

 
 

Traveling Tap Room

HOPTROTTER

Our refrigerated traveling tap room will come to your next outing or office happy hour, complete with 10 award-winning beers and a beer enthusiast bartender.

We will handle the catering license and permitting, set-up, breakdown, compostable pints or tasting cups and any other event needs. Just bring your friends, colleagues or both!

WHAT'S INCLUDED:
Refrigerated 14 ft trailer & generator
Compostable plastic pints or tasting cups
Coasters & beverage napkins
Catering Liquor License & permitting
Service tables & standard table linen
Tasting notes for each beer

To plan your custom event call (650) 728-2739 ext 4. Pricing is subject to location and guest count, please ask for a custom quote!

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