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Union Brewhouse

Not Rated.
Union BrewhouseUnion Brewhouse
BA SCORE
95
world-class

55 Ratings
Ratings: 55
Reviews: 40
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 9.07%
Taps: 17
Bottles: 99
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Bar, Eatery ]

550 Washington St
Weymouth, Massachusetts, 02188-3425
United States
phone: (781) 340-0440

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @unionbrewhouse

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Photo of Stagga_Lee
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

Stagga_Lee, Sep 07, 2014
Photo of andylipp
4/5  rDev -7%

The beer selection is wonderful. An always rotating, well-curated tap selection that is quite heavy on hoppy offerings. Lots of bottles available as well.
The food is unspectacular, which accounts for my somewhat low score. Decent bar pizza and burgers. Otherwise, the deep-fried fare dominates.
Atmosphere is townie bar, and I say that with love and respect. The folks that work there and those that frequent the joint are top notch.
Pro tip-if you plan on visiting near any holiday, especially one that involves a long weekend, better call first as they seem to close for not only the holiday, but those days that surround it as well.

andylipp, Aug 31, 2014
Photo of dbexpert
4.95/5  rDev +15.1%

A gem in the South Shore. This is a small bar with huge offerings. They have a hundred bottle beer list. You can sign up and get a plaque when your done. They have recently have had a lot of cask-ed aged ales which are always a treat. i recently was able to enjoy a Mayflower Thanksgiving ale(a combo of strong ale and dark ale in style), They also had Mayflowers unfiltered IPA which was a surprise. A gem! If you are in the area and are looking for good brew for lunch this little place has a lot to offer. (17 draft lines and 1 engine)

rare offerings I have enjoyed there: Sculpin, Several Scratch series,KBS,Ithaca Brute,Casks of Hop3, hop stoopid, W.bros joker Ipa...Just a few of the treats found time to time.

Year after year this places remains solid. Definitely my favorite, but I am not impartial. Still a must go!

dbexpert, Jul 29, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

kottav, Jul 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7%

SweetChicken, Jun 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7%

MattGrimley, Jun 21, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

BrotherQ, Jun 17, 2014
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5/5  rDev +16.3%

Std73, Jun 13, 2014
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5/5  rDev +16.3%

Hoptimus_Prime103, Jun 12, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

Davepoolesque, May 23, 2014
Photo of Uillceal_Gwynlambth
4.34/5  rDev +0.9%

I've been going to "Tom's" for over 15 years. The only weak spot was the occasional weak kitchen [things didn't come out 'quite' the way they should], but that has been address as of this posting and I dare say that 99% of patrons are more then happy with both the beer selection and food offerings.

The wait staff deserves particular praise for their attention to detail, customer service and professionalism. Tom hires only the best. Two mainstays of the bar staff, Richard and Heidi, have been at the Brewhouse for 10+ years and know all the customers and their tastes.

Service and value are always A1.

Uillceal_Gwynlambth, May 16, 2014
Photo of BrianSweeney
4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

BrianSweeney, Apr 19, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

jwps214, Mar 03, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -18.6%

Finnhammer, Mar 01, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

rockrob, Jan 18, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

Gatch, Dec 06, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

mbonugli, Nov 03, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

judkinst, Oct 30, 2013
Photo of jayhunter357
4.43/5  rDev +3%

Smallish bar with plenty of tables and a great patio in the back for the warmer months. A good amount of tables but spread out well enough that you never feel like a can of sardines. A decent amount of TVs so that you're never not in sight of whatever game might be on.

Service is great and they are pretty quick and seem to be knowledgeable about beer. Always carry 99 bottles in stock and the taps rotate regularly with great variety.

Food leaves a little to be desired but its solid bar food and lets face it we come here for the beer.

Prices are very reasonable and I always find a reason to come back week after week. Highly recommended for any beer fan.

jayhunter357, Oct 01, 2013
Photo of Lledd
5/5  rDev +16.3%

This place is a MUST. It's very cozy. A nice natural wood bar, lots of classic empties on the wall, the other patrons were friendly and talkative. I even got to sample a chili beer not on the menu! Also: GREAT out door patio with TV's for when it's a busy sports night.

The service was outstanding. My glass never got to empty, even when my friend and I were the only ones outside. The bartender himself came outside and asked us what we wanted to try next. He was also very courteous and had a great attitude.

The beer selection was awesome. They had flower power, sixpoint resin dipa, southern tier imp chocolate stout, and other great beers on tap. They have had kbs on tap too. They also have standards on tap (Sams, Harpoon). They also carry rotating beers from 100 different breweries (bottle).

I got a burger that could drown a dolphin and it was messy delicious. You can get spicy fries instead of normal for no extra charge. I have a good appetite and I ALMOST couldn't finish my burger.

After my huge burger and four top notch draft beers, my bill was thirty bucks. Enough said.

Lledd, May 07, 2013
Photo of shehateme
4.68/5  rDev +8.8%

Just a great beer bar which on the south shore in ma. Is rare. 99 great bottles of beer and about 20 more on tap that rotate a great mix of local beer and top notch craft brews.Great pub food, reasonable prices, and service that is knowledgable and attentive makes the brew house such a great spot .Tom the owner does a great job of mixing up the beers so things don't get stale it seems every time I go in there I can always try something new .

shehateme, Jan 27, 2013
Photo of morebeergood
4.03/5  rDev -6.3%

Stopped in here this past week after work with some friends. Parking here must be insane on the weekends, not a lot of parking spaces. Inside, it's a small bar, but it's cozy. Tons of breweriana on the walls, and a couple of tvs. Service was awesome the whole night, as our waitresses were quick and friendly. Selection was excellent too. They have about 15-20 taps, and 100 bottles. I had the Firestone Walker 15th Anniv, Victory Yakima Glory, and a pint of Blue Hills Red Baron on cask, which was tasty. Prices were anywhere from $5-$7 for a beer, so not bad. Food was good too. Had a burger which was cooked well, and the nachos were loaded. This place seems like a favorite amongst the locals, and for good reason. Plenty of great beers in a relaxed pub.

morebeergood, Jan 21, 2012
Photo of Flounder57
4.53/5  rDev +5.3%

I have been here plenty of times and have done there 99 bottles of beer, so I have decided to do a review for this great establishment.

Atmosphere: This is a typical local bar with a lot to offer. Plent of beer and sports signs throughout the whole bar and outside in the patio area. Also, the hundreds of plaques with quotes from people that have finished their 99 bottles of beer. Their are high tops, 20 chairs at the bar, and a seasonal patio area that has patio tables and chairs and tv's on if weather permits.

Quality: The quality of the beer is great. Over 100 different bottles of beer and 16 rotating draft lines. I have been able to try some rare beers on draft like KBS, FW 14, and Sierra Stung that the owner was a part of.

Service: The service and good too. The wait staff and bartenders are very knowledgeable about the beer and the menu. Questions can be answered and you can find out about a beer very easily through a quick taste in a rocks glass.

Selection: 16 rotating drafts and a firkin almost every Friday. Plus over 100 bottles beers from around the world. Great stuff.

Food: Typical bar food, but really good. They always have specials and good bar grub to go with some great craft beers.

Value: This place is reasonable and keeps me coming back their to try out new and different beers. I will have to say that I love everything about the place and will keep going there for many years to come. Stop by if you are in the South Shore.

Flounder57, Sep 23, 2011
Photo of drumenigma
4.7/5  rDev +9.3%

I have visited this place many times over the past few years. They have a decent selection of drafts that rotate on a regular basis. They usually have a few drafts that stand out among the rest to choose from. They also have an impressive bottle selection to choose from. It's approximately 99 bottles give or take a few that change every so often. You can choose to take on the challenge of drinking all of the beers on the list and getting a placard made for you and put up in the pub. I have yet to defeat this challenge. The brew house also serves some excellent food. Their buffalo chicken nachos are a must buy. I usually get them with extra hot peppers. Also they have some other good things like pub pizzas and sandwiches. I highly recommend checking this place out sometime.

drumenigma, Dec 12, 2010
Photo of Chincino
4.43/5  rDev +3%

I've been to the Union Brewhouse in Weymouth, MA numerous times and I would highly recommend it for a place to try beers that aren't found everywhere and also as a good place to relax and watch a game. There is indoor and outdoor seating (seasonally). The staff at the Union Brewhouse provide excellent service and they are very friendly making it feel like Weymouth's own version of "Cheers." It seems to be an undiscovered hideaway.

As far as beer selection goes, there is the 99 club you can join where you are given a card with 99 different bottles of beer on it (well actually 99 brewing companies-the actual beers change on a regular basis) and you can enter the "99 Club" once you've drank the 99 beers on your card. You get the beer crossed off each time you order a beer from the list. The Brewhouse offers at least 99 different beers on any given day and the selection is incredible.

The prices are reasonable and the beers are good. The food, however, leaves a lot to be desired and I wouldn't recommend the food here.

Overall, as someone who has been to the Union Brewhouse enough to be a member of the 99 Club and have a plaque to that effect on the wall of this locale, I highly recommend the Union Brewhouse in Weymouth. Check it out!

Chincino, Nov 16, 2010
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Union Brewhouse in Weymouth, MA
95 out of 100 based on 55 ratings.