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The 9 Best Breweries Near Albany

Updated: November 12, 2021

Few things beat a great weissbier, stout, or lager after a long day at these great breweries in Albany. To find these great breweries, we looked at reviews and ratings from local publications and top review sites. Head to these taprooms for award-winning beer, beer tours, and an all-round good time!

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Ocean View Brew Works

Brewery, $, AlbanyBrewery, $Albany, Garfield
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

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Ale Industries

Brewery, $$, OaklandBrewery, $$Oakland, Hawthorne
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
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  • Berkeleyside Nosh

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Old Kan Beer & Co

Brewery, $$, OaklandBrewery, $$Oakland, Acorn Industrial
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater

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Temescal Brewing

Brewery, $, OaklandBrewery, $Oakland, Temescal
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Zagat, 2017

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Jupiter

Brewery, $$, BerkeleyBrewery, $$Berkeley, Downown Berkeley
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • USA Today

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  • USA Today

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Novel Brewing

Brewery, $, OaklandBrewery, $Oakland, Paradise Park
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 4.5

East Brother Beer Company

Brewery, $, RichmondBrewery, $Richmond, Point Richmond
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Armistice Brewing Company

Brewery, $, RichmondBrewery, $Richmond, Marina Bay
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Fieldwork Brewing Co.

Brewery, $$, BerkeleyBrewery, $$Berkeley
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

How did we curate this list?

Selecting the right restaurant can be really difficult, especially when you would like to find a new one. The restaurants in this list rose to the top after we analyzed the Yelp and Google ratings for 28999 restaurants in Albany, 3104661 restaurant reviews, and exactly 2955 lists and articles from experts at Eater, Berkeleyside Nosh and USA Today and more. All with some boam magic. The spots that made the cut have been featured in Eater - 15 Fantastic Fried Chicken Sandwiches in the Bay Area, Berkeleyside Nosh - Nosh Neighborhood Guide: Fruitvale and USA Today - 10Best - Bottoms Up! Best Breweries in San Francisco. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their updated available services, so you can actually enjoy the food we show. Since boam gets no payment for showing these restaurants, you can trust the restaurants in this list. These ten options are sure to delight.

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