Craft Beer Destinations in Burbank

Welcome to Your Next Craft Beer Destination

Exciting prospects are on the horizon for craft beer fans in Burbank with the proposed Burbank Commons project that, if approved, will include outdoor dining, event space and standalone brewery. Until then, Burbank is already brimming with tasting rooms, breweries, and popular hangouts celebrating the diversity of the craft beer movement. All are worth adding to your craft beer to do list!


Burbank Beer Festival
The 4th Annual Burbank Beer Festival will be returning on Saturday, October 20, 2018, from 12 noon to 7:30 PM. As in previous years, you’ll be able to enjoy more than 85 craft beers on tap, a fall street fair, and a host of live entertainment.


Empire Tavern
Empire’s list of beers is always changing, but always with a strong showing from regional breweries such as Beachwood Brewing, Bottle Logic Brewing, Craftsman Brewing, Eagle Rock Brewery, Mumford Brewing, Brewyard Brewery, Verdugo West, and Lincoln Brewery. Enjoy a fun atmosphere with light snacks from local eateries.


Gordon Biersch
Come and enjoy locally crafted beer in the Bier Garden at Gordon Biersch. Choose from many styles of lagers and ales crafted by their on-site brewer. If having a refreshing local brew isn’t enough, you can indulge in handcrafted American and German from the menu.


Henson Brewing Company
Specializing in American-style craft beers, with a variety of seasonal and year-round brews on draught, Henson Brewing Company is the new name in craft brewing in Burbank. Stop in Thursday—Sunday to try out their latest selection.


Lincoln Beer Company
Need a cold one but still have the kids with you? No problem! Lincoln Beer Company has a kid’s corner that is filled with floor puzzles, pillows, and a kid table while you enjoy one of their always-rotating 12 different styles of beer. The new tasting room, located in a spacious castle, offers unique vibe that you definitely want to check out.

Lincoln Beer Company Burbank

Lincoln Beer Company


A local pub serving craft beers, artisan foods, and small production wines, Simmzy’s is your go-to place for great times in a friendly atmosphere. Serving more than 20 kinds of craft beer including Burbank favorites such as the Alt-Er Top, Beach Cruiser Blonde, Tips Up IPA and more, this SoCal favorite should be the top of everyone’s list.


Story Tavern
Featuring the Rumpus Game Room and an all-weather pet-friendly patio, this authentic tavern offers 40 beers on tap, and a large selection of wine and cider. With tasty twists on bar staples and frequent live music, Story Tavern is your go-to place for good times with a dash of Burbank history.

Story Tavern in Burbank, CA

Story Tavern


Tony’s Darts Away
Specializing in all-craft, all-draft, all-California beers, Tony’s Darts Away offers a vegan menu along with sausages, sandwiches, salads, and more. While there, enjoy their wide selection of board games and weekly game nights!


Verdugo West Brewing Company
Brewmaster Chris Walowski hails from some of LA’s top craft breweries, including the Smog City Brewing Company. Exciting and fun to drink, his creations include 12 taps of some of the best beer you’ll ever taste, including pilsners, lagers, IPAs, stouts, witbiers, and more. Plus, Verdugo West Brewing Company holds regular events, and they serve great accompaniments such as pizzas, burgers and fries!


Yard House
Open daily for lunch, dinner and late night dining, tap in to great food, classic rock and an endless fleet of tap handles featuring the best American craft and import beers. Pair your beer with more than 100 items made from scratch daily. Beer aficionados will appreciate the 100+ tap handles with a handful of taps reserved for local and regional brewers along with an offering of seasonal and small-batch selections as part of the rotating “Chalkboard Series.”

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