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.
A West Coast IPA bursting with aromas of grapefruit rind, resinous pine, and lemon zest, with a malt backbone that enhances the hop bite.ALCOHOL CONTENT:6.1% ABVIBUs:80SIZES:22oz bottles, 1/6 BBL Keg, 1/2 BBL Keg, Tap
A well-balanced, full-flavored amber ale. It has a rich, malty body with a pleasant caramel character from specialty Aromatic and Melonoidin malts. A complex hop aroma, with hints of floral and citrus from a combination of Summit, Cascade and Chinook hops.ALCOHOL CONTENT:5.0% ABVIBUs:20SIZES:22oz bottles, 1/6 BBL Keg, 1/2 BBL Keg, TapAWARDSSILVER MEDAL: California State Fair 2016
BRONZE Medal: World Beer Cup 2012
KOLSCH STYLE ALE
Inspired by the brewers from Koln Germany; this is an easy drinking, lightly hopped beer with a spicy floral finish from German Noble hops and Pilsner Malt.ALCOHOL CONTENT:5.0% ABVIBUs:20SIZES:22oz bottles, 1/6 BBL Keg, 1/2 BBL Keg, TapAWARDSSILVER MEDAL: California State Fair 2016
BRONZE Medal: US Beer Open 2016
FULL SWING IPA
Our brewers knocked it out of the park with this special edition IPA made from Mosaic Simcoe, Citra, Galaxy, & Magnum hops. With aromas of tropical fruit and a bitter bite on the finish, this is an IPA for the IPA fanatic.ALCOHOL CONTENT:6.2% ABVIBUs:100+SIZES:22oz bottles, 1/6 BBL Keg, 1/2 BBL Keg, Tap
CALF-EINE COFFEE MILK STOUT
This beer has a rich and creamy texture from the addition of lactose, balanced by a roasty aroma and subtle bitterness from the coffee. Made in partnership with non-profit, Not For SaleALCOHOL CONTENT:6.3% ABVIBUs:23.1SIZES:22oz bottles, 1/6 BBL Keg, 1/2 BBL Keg, Tap
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. Made in partnership with non-profit, Not For SaleALCOHOL CONTENT:5.5% ABVIBUs:24SIZES:22oz bottles, 1/6 BBL Keg, 1/2 BBL Keg, Tap
PUMPKIN HARVEST ALE
This full-bodied Amber Ale is made with locally-grown Sugar Pie pumpkins that are roasted with a special blend of spices and added to the brew kettle resulting in a subtle pumpkin pie spice flavor balanced by a biscuity maltiness.ALCOHOL CONTENT:6.3% ABVIBUs:23SIZES:22oz bottles, 1/6 BBL Keg, 1/2 BBL Keg, TapAWARDS:93 points Draft Magazine
WORD ON THE STREET IPA
This IPA starts off with a soft bitterness that is accentuated by the use of Weyermann premium pilsner malt for a soft bready, light and crackery malt structure. It then transitions into a mélange of juicy mouthwatering hoppy goodness from Citra, Simcoe, Denali and Ekuanot hops. Dry hopped with Citra, Ekuanot and El Dorado to ensure a tropically, juicy fruit party on your taste buds.ALCOHOL CONTENT:7.1% ABVIBUs:65SIZES:16oz can
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.ALCOHOL CONTENT:6.4% ABVIBUs:70SIZES:16oz cans
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DAMAGE INC. IMPERIAL STOUT
Inspired by brewers back in the 1800's to win over the Russian Czar, this is the king of stouts, boasting high alcohol and plenty of malt character with huge roasted, chocolate and burnt malt flavors. A chewy malt sweetness with suggestions of dark fruit and flavors of higher alcohols are quite evident. Hop character from Columbus, Chinook nad Ahtanum, rounds out the attack on the senses. Six months in bourbon barrels mellows the alcohol esters, replacing them with sweet vanilla and a slight char flavor.ALCOHOL CONTENT:12% ABVIBUs:SIZES:22oz bottles
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PAPA JUICE OLD ALE
An Old Ale with a deep amber color and a higher-than-to-be-expected hop presense. The Crystal and Munich malts present strong fruity-esters in the aroma while the American hops identify this as an American take on a classic. The high alcohol is evident, adding to the complexity of this smooth ale, combined with the barrel aging process the result is a smooth dark beer giving you a fantastic winter warmer.ALCOHOL CONTENT:12% ABVIBUs:SIZES:22oz bottles
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TAKE IT TO THE LIMIT BARLEYWINE
By far the biggest beer we have ever made, it displays a deep amber color, with the Crystal and Munich malts presenting strong fruity-esters in the aroma while the American hops identify this as an American take on a classic. The high alcohol is evident, adding to the complexity of this smooth barleywine. With two months aging in stainless steel and six months in bourbon barrels, the result is a smooth, dark, strong beer.ALCOHOL CONTENT:14% ABVIBUs: 84SIZES:22oz bottles
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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 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 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.
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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)
CROWLERS 32oz (Half Moon Bay only)
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
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!
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!