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Lagunitas Brewing Company, Petaluma

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The Lagunitas Brewing Company is a brewery founded in 1993 in Lagunitas, California, The company is half-owned by Heineken International. The brewery is known for iconoclastic interpretations of traditional beer styles, and irreverent descriptive text and stories on its packaging. The company was the fifth top selling craft brewery in the US in 2014.HistoryThe brewery was founded in 1993 by Tony Magee in Lagunitas, California and moved a year later to nearby Petaluma, California when they quickly outgrew their original rural West Marin location.Since the mid-2000s, Lagunitas has been one of the fastest-growing craft breweries in the United States, increasing from 27,000 barrels in 2004 to 106,000 barrels in 2010. In March of 2011, the company had 92 employees with distribution in 32 states. The brewery announced a $9.5 million expansion slated to begin early 2012 which increased its brewing capacity to 600,000 barrels.On April 9, 2012, Lagunitas announced plans for a new Chicago-based brewery equipped with a 250 barrel brew house which will also have a 600,000 barrel capacity. In May 2012 it was announced that owner Tony Magee had signed a lease for a location in the city's Douglas Park neighborhood in North Lawndale, "that will put him in a space owned by film studio Cinespace...for at least 20 years." The Chicago brewery started producing beer on April 18, 2014, and opened an on-premises taproom a few months thereafter. A third brewery is being built in Azusa CA to be in full production by spring of 2017. This brewery will have an ultimate productive brewing capacity of 1,900,000 barrels.
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  • My husband loves craft beers and visiting breweries. We live on the east coast and we were only in the San Francisco area for 2 days. He's had Lagunitas at home so was excited to visit here. When he s...  more »
  • I went with my young kids, so could not stay for a long time. However we enjoyed the food and beers very much. The nacho and wings we ordered were huge and delicious. The music was a bit loud for us, ...  more »
  • Stopped by for a tasting and bite to eat on a Sunday afternoon and weren't quite sure what to expect. We've visited many craft breweries around the country and Lagunitas' tap room was much bigger than...  more »
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  • Dirty and neglected. Their beer is the only reason for the 2nd star, I love lagunitas beer. Been a fan for about 6 years, I have three shirts been here about 10 times. I give their beer a 6 star, but their brewery is full of half ass contractor work and dirty tables outdoor. Service is horrible. Your brewery is a representation of your quality and compassion for good beer and service. I see carelessness happening at ground zero. Keep your business clean, Clean. Like your brewery tanks are
  • I came here when they had some live music outside. It was a great environment, the drinks were beautiful off the tap and my wife and I enjoyed ourselves at this location. I highly recommend if you like craft beer and are in the area to check it out.
  • Fantastic beer and atmosphere. Fun! I had the best cheeseburger! Outside covered patio and live music. A Sunday afternoon delight.
  • Very fun atmosphere with live music and lots of food and drink options. The servers are very friendly as well.
  • If you love their beers, the brewery doesn't disappoint. Went here with some friends and we each got a flight and split a huge plate of chicken nachos. The selection of beers was enormous, and flights are completely customizable. They had live music, an incredibly inviting space and fast, friendly service. Only wish we would've come in the day and had a chance to tour the facilities, but next time!