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Old 06-10-2009, 07:09 PM   #1
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Default Chico and Redding California

I will be visiting this area for the sierra nevada tour, chico that is. I will be staying in redding.

Anyone have reccomendations for good beer places in either of these cities?

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Old 06-10-2009, 07:20 PM   #2
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Besides the brewery? University Bar in Chico. Wide selection of SN pilot beers* for CHEAP, it's underground, and the AC will blast a chill into you.

*I especially like the Best Bitter.

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So you'll be in Redding?

You're an hour drive north of Chico, just factor that into your drinking adventures.

You'll find a lot of the pilot beers in a lot of the Chico bars and I'm only giving you two that I think you should hit.

Chico Bars:

  • Madison Bear Garden - Order a Jiffy Burger
  • The Graduate Bar - I lived across the street of it for 3 years, it has tons of different beers with lots of SN. Also a great place to watch a sports game

Breweries:
  • Butte Creek Brewing
  • Sierra Nevada (of course)

Other watering holes
  • Riley's,
  • La Salle's,
  • Duffy's,
  • Joe's bar
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SWEET!!! i'm all about it, thanks guys.

Special thanks for the burger tip. I love short order cook food that is unique.

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Do the bears serve it?
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Did you take this trip yet?

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