Sierra Nevada’s Berkeley Torpedo Room Opens Today

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The new Torpedo Room that Sierra Nevada Brewing created is officially open to the public today, beginning at 11:00 a.m.

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Located at 2031 4th Street in Berkeley, just behind the Grocery Outlet almost underneath the University Avenue off-ramp.

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The interior was created using mostly recycled materials, and there’s even two hop torpedoes behind the bar.

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Hop torpedoes, of course, are what the Torpedo Room was named for. I love the beaker display and the painting hanging on the wall above it.

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The Torpedo Room will feature 16 rotating taps, including some rare ones that used to be available only in the tap room at Chico.

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They won’t serve pints, only tasting flights, although they sell a full complement of Sierra Nevada packaged beer.

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The hours for the Torpedo Room Tuesday through Thursday, from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., and on Friday and Saturday, 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.. They’ll be closed on Sundays and Mondays. It’s a cool, comfortable, intimate space. Check it out when you’re in Berkeley.