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Faction Brewing

2501 Monarch St, Alameda, CA 94501-5098
+1 510-523-2739
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Brewery in the old naval station property

This is a nice place to try some beers and enjoy the view across the sound to San Francisco. Nice... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Robert S
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Lawrence, Kansas
Great Beer. Great Views.

If you are in Alameda, the weather is nice, and you want a good beer, you have to check this place... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Becky R
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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2501 Monarch St, Alameda, CA 94501-5098
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+1 510-523-2739
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a nice place to try some beers and enjoy the view across the sound to San Francisco. Nice place for sunsets too, though it is kind of a barren area. There is a food truck available for grub.

Thank Robert S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are in Alameda, the weather is nice, and you want a good beer, you have to check this place out. First, Faction beer is incredible. They have a huge variety, so if you like beer at all, they will have something you enjoy....More

Thank Becky R
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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Faction Brewery is housed in an aircraft hanger on a former naval Base, now called Alameda Point. It's front yard faces north, with a grande view of San Francisco, the Bay Bridge, Buena Vista Island, West Oakland, Marin & beyond. As for their brew, Faction...More

Thank Golden R
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Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

The bar here is an absolute must. Views across the Bay are fantastic, and the location (whilst perhaps a bit odd) is phenomenal. Beers are both VERY good and reasonably priced.

Thank Joe A
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Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

One of the best breweries in the Bay Area with sweeping views of San Francisco. The beer is great and there are tons of varieties. You can spend a whole sunny afternoon there. My favorite seasonal is the fall IPA- not sure how long it...More

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Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

We had great beer and a great view during our visit. We were lucky enough to see the Blue Angels perform from the deck. Even without the airshow you have a great view of San Francisco. We ate from the food cart and had a...More

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Reviewed 22 October 2017

My son and I got a flight of new beers. A food truck is right outside. There are many types of IPA's along with other varieties. If you ask nicely, sometimes you can even meet the master brewer. The view of San Francisco is quite...More

Thank 1CaliforniaBoy
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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

This is one of my favorite breweries! It's on a closed Navy base, in an airplane hangar. You have amazing views of the SanFran skyline. And to go along with all that you have very nice people & great beer. Lots of choices!

Thank JFC63
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Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Our second stop was located on the San Francisco side of Alameda Island. Located in an old airplane hanger, the only brewery I know that has a view of the SF skyline across the bay. If you like IPAs Faction has 20 handles and at...More

Thank SKOKRO
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Reviewed 21 August 2017

Brought my poochie and she really enjoyed meeting 20-30 other dogs. They also have a bike rack and fix it Station with bike pump. Totally awesome. Their tap room is in an old military warehouse so it is huge. But not so big that it...More

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