Moylan's Brewery

15 Rowland Way, Novato, CA, 94954, United States
(415) 898-4677
Latitude: 38.09429, Longitude: -122.55700


  • Monday: 11:30 AM – 11:00 PM
  • Tuesday: 11:30 AM – 12:00 AM
  • Wednesday: 11:30 AM – 12:00 AM
  • Thursday: 11:30 AM – 12:00 AM
  • Friday: 11:30 AM – 12:00 AM
  • Saturday: 11:30 AM – 12:00 AM
  • Sunday: 11:30 AM – 11:00 PM
Wifi Available
Cask Beer
Indoor Smoking
Available Parking
Beer Pricing: $$
Public Transit
Proper Glassware
Outdoor Seating
Family Friendly
Selection: 4.88 | Atmosphere: 4.75 | Service: 4.75 | Food: 5.00
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dorandbob (272)
Monday 10th of August 2009 09:51:38 PM
Moylan’s is a stand-alone building in a suburban-type shopping mall (with plenty of parking). It’s a fairly large space. As you enter you encounter an extremely long bar on the right with light wooden stools (each with an attractive and rather unusual metal design on the back and fitted with padded seats). Hexagonal tiles cover the floor. The ceiling is high and has large dark wooden beams. There are also a couple clerestory windows to add light. There are several TVs in the bar area showing sports, yet it doesn’t feel quite like just a sports bar.

Behind the bar section is a good-sized raised area with dark wood tables for restaurant seating. And outside behind this is an attractive outdoor patio with lots of plants and flowers.

The beer selection is truly impressive, especially for a brewpub. Every beer is good (and we sampled them all, even those not in our favorite styles) and there’s a huge range of styles available. And every one is brewed here in the brewery visible through windows at one end of the bar. This is a worthy visit.
Selection: 5 | Atmosphere: 4.5 | Service: 4.75 | Food: N/A

vulgare (1)
Monday 5th of January 2009 09:20:23 PM

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Moylans was the first stop on a 21-brewery tour. Their full 18 beer sampler cost a whopping $32, but there were some excellent brews to be had, including some of their 1000th batch kilt lifter.

These guys are in the UK style, with some excellent beer in their repertoire, especially the hopsickle, which was fantastic.

It was very easy to see the brewhouse facilities, they are directly behind the bar. cold storage and packaging make up the first floor, and the 2nd floor is fermentation, milling, and dry storage.
Selection: 4.5 | Atmosphere: 4 | Service: 5 | Food: 2.0

BahHumBrew (555)
Sunday 4th of November 2007 11:24:10 AM
Moylan’s is a brewpub made for brewers. In addition to normal niceties such as a dart room and fireplace, there is a comfortable reading room with brewing books and magazines. The bar is really long with additional tall tables and windows looking into the brewery stretch along the back wall. An adjacent dining area has table seating and several booths plus there is a beer garden outside for sunny days.
When I visited there were 12 house brews on tap plus two on cask and a couple of ciders to round things out. I got to enjoy the Hopsickle triple IPA and the Irish dry stout (a couple of GABF gold medal winners).
The menu includes a good variety of salads and appetizers as well as sandwiches and burgers. There are also several interesting entrees plus pizza and a pasta specialty. Parking is available in their lot or in the large theater lot just across the road.
Selection: 4.75 | Atmosphere: 5 | Service: 4.75 | Food: 4.5
On Tap 0512
On Tap 0512
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Tap List - 10/09
Tap List - 10/09
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The Original from the source
The Original from the source
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Brewmaster Denise Jones leading a tour of the brewery
Brewmaster Denise Jones leading a tour of the brewery
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The mash tun in the brewery
The mash tun in the brewery
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The mash tun in the brewery
The mash tun in the brewery
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