Proudly Supporting Our Community

All-American Brew Works is a Veteran owned and operated craft brewery founded by family and friends, brewing in their garage, with a passion for great American style beers and an unwavering dedication to their country, military and public service professions.
Our mission is to provide our customers with a patriotic brewery experience, while brewing only the highest quality American style ales and lagers.  These styles will range from the older beers that America was founded on, all the way up to the new age spin on West Coast hopping, barrel aging and radical brewing.

In 2020 we added Co-Pilots Kitchen to the family which gives us the ability to provide consistent, top quality food to pair with our beer. 
So raise your glass with a salute to our great flag, great friends and great beer!
Cheers and enjoy,
The All-American Brew Works Family
All-American Brew Works
Is Proudly Independent Craft Beer
Drink Fresh & Local
Located On the La Palma Beer Trail in Anaheim California


All-American Brew Works isn’t just a brewery that creates exceptional craft beer; it’s a community-driven establishment that takes pride in supporting and honoring veterans and first responders. With a strong focus on giving back, this brewery has become a beacon of support for those who have selflessly served their country and communities.

At All-American Brew Works, the commitment to veterans and first responders is deeply ingrained in the fabric of the brewery. We actively collaborate with local organizations and host events to raise awareness and funds for causes that directly benefit these heroes. From charity fundraisers to commemorative events, we go the extra mile to show our appreciation and support.

By focusing on the well-being and recognition of veterans and first responders, All-American Brew Works has become more than just a brewery. It has become a gathering place for those who have served and a hub of support for the community. Through their efforts, they demonstrate that the spirit of service and gratitude can be embodied not only in the beverages they create but also in the positive impact they make on people’s lives.


Co-Pilots & BBQ Pit Master

​Eric hails from Billings, Montana and enlisted in the United States Marine Corps back in 2009. He currently serves as a Gunnery Sergeant for the Marine Corps Reserves.  He started out with All-American Brew Works in 2017 helping with brewing operations and doing food pop ups.

Now Eric can be found running the daily operations of Co-Pilot Deli and AABW Tap Room. Eric’s “Go to Beers” are Old School Mix Tape and Just Kickin It Kolsch. His favorite sandwich is F-22 Raptor.

​You can often find Eric at the brewery during his off time with wife Beckie and dog Sunny. 


Master Brewer

Originally from San Jose, Melissa now lives in Riverside, CA. She retired from the City of Riverside in late 2021 after 27+ years. Melissa started helping with brewing operations in 2017, and now brews full time.

When she is not brewing beers at AABW, she loves to travel, attend hockey games, sample local beers, and partake in whiskey tasting.

Her “Go To Beers” are Baja Cruisin’, which is her own recipe and Friend Zone. Her favorite sandwich is F-18 Super Hornet.

She can occasionally be found helping in the deli or behind the bar in the Taproom. Stop in and say “Hi” and ask her brewing techniques. 


Founding Owner

Steve, the founding father of AABW, he served 37 years, 10 months and 18 days in the military reaching the distinguished rank of Chief Warrant Officer 4.

While home from Iraq, he helped his son test and brew multiple beers while also building a bigger system for higher volume. This lead to the birth of AABW and what is now a 500 Barrel operation.

When he is not brewing with Melissa and the team, he loves to spend time with his wife, Cindy and their grandchildren.

His “Go To Beers” are Chosin Few and Patriot Pale Ale. His favorite sandwich is the F-117 Nighthawk.