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Quench Your Thirst

There’s no better way to cap off a day of enjoying Folsom’s trails, lakes, and outdoor opportunities than with a cold craft beer served at one of many local breweries.

Breweries, Brewpubs + Craft Beers in Folsom

Got beer? We sure do in Folsom. Local breweries find inspiration in the beautiful surroundings, including the American River and Sierra Foothills. The passion for craft beer runs deep here, with several local breweries and brewpubs serving up draughts ranging from Pilsners to Porters.

You’ll find a terrific selection of craft breweries, brewpubs, and taphouses around the city, each offering a distinct style, vibe, and creative cuisine. 

Folsom’s first modern-day brewery since the 1880s, Red Bus brews all its beers in-house, offering a selection of IPAs, European-style stouts and porters, blonde ales, sours, and barrel-aged beers. Stop by their tap house near Sutter Street for a pint and a handmade brick oven pizza.

If you love good food with good beer, Out of Bounds delivers on both. Offering a rotating menu of Pacific Northwest-inspired beers that range from ales to porters, Out of Bounds also boasts a wide-ranging menu that includes everything from hearty carnitas bowls to smoked mac and cheese.

Close up shot of a burger and glass of beer.
close up photo of craft beer behind a plat of fried food.

Originally from Boulder, BJ’s long list of seasonal, award-winning beers ranges from pumpkin ales to pilsners. Their similarly extensive food menu includes lunch specials, gluten-free selections, and lighter options.

This Northern California-based restaurant and brewery offers a selection of its own beers, including a blonde ale, nitro stout, and IPA, along with regional craft beers and ciders. Love pizza? That’s how Pete’s got its start, so don’t miss one of their signature pies.

For those seeking a curated beer experience, look no further than the University of Beer. Their international beer list travels the globe, with Belgian Tripels, hazy double IPAs, Kölschs, rare brews, and more. Likewise, their food menu is similarly global, with potstickers, loaded fries, burgers, and Thai mango salad.