Bang the Drum Brewery  


We are a small craft brewery located in beautiful San Luis Obispo. Our goal is to create a unique, feel-good experience where customers feel relaxed and part of the family. We serve everything from a simple Blonde Ale to a variety of innovative takes on classics such as our Queen Mate IPA. We offer a cast of reliable flagships along side an ever changing lineup of fresh brews, we work to provide beer and experiences that will keep you and your tastebuds satisfied.

MOre than one way to celebrate the day


We offer a plethora of entertainment, including live music, salsa dancing, open mic and our notorious brain stimulating trivia nights just to name a few. Come relax in the sunshine on our patio and bring your friends, or make some new ones (perhaps giant Jenga to break the ice?) Everyone is welcome, we are pet and family friendly! So come on in - our awesome staff is ready to pour you a cold one.

You can visit us the next time you are in town at 950 Orcutt Road in San Luis Obispo.





Beers on Tap
Drumming session - live music
hops and barley
hops in hand
hops and drums
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Tomorrow, Sunday April 15th, we'll be having an awesome event for your sensory overload, here at Bang The Drum! Over 15 artists will be painting live and selling their creations, we have 6 live music sets, food by Beda's Biergarten, wire wrapping workshop, a community art wall, and murals painted live,we ...

Apr 14, 2018
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It’s a BATTLE of the YERBA MATE brews! For the first time we have our classic, malt forward, English IPA - KING MATE - on tap right next to our new, crisp and decidedly more hop forward royalty - QUEEN MATE - come on in and tell us who ...

Apr 11, 2018
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Come nosh on some delicious tacos tonight while listening to local talent on open mic! $1 Al Pastor and Vegetarian Tacos, 5-8, Open Mic 7-10!

Apr 9, 2018
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@makeshiftmakersmarket ✨ Next date June 2nd!

Apr 7, 2018
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This Sunday April 8th from 4-10pm Captain Liz Clark will be stopping in San Luis Obispo on her nation wide book tour promoting her new book Swell. There will also be Live Music by The Turkey Buzzards and Carmine Terracciano, as well as delicious Wood Fired Pizza's by Torricella ...

Apr 6, 2018
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Come one come all!!! This Saturday from 2-6 at @bangthedrumbrewery we have a radical lineup of incredible local artists, live music by @theraggedjubilee and @boogiebikeslo and of course great beer

Apr 4, 2018
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The Ex Girlfriend - Gluten-Free IPA is back. Made with entirely gluten-free ingredients: Sorghum, Brown Rice and Hops! It sounds weird but it’s also kind of weirdly good. So, if you have a friend with gluten resistance, gluten intolerance, gluten allergies or he/she just doesn’t like the ...

Mar 13, 2018