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Hideout Brewing Company

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Hideout Brewing CompanyHideout Brewing Company
BEER AVG
3.77/5
Based on:
84 Beers
88 Reviews
Place Score: 89
Reviews: 29
Visits: 69
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: n/a
Taps: --
Bottles: --
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

3113 Plaza Dr NE
Grand Rapids, Michigan, 49525-2901
United States
phone: (616) 361-9658

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Place added by: CRJMellor on 05-02-2005

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Reviews: 29 | Visits: 69
Reviews by bigkingken:
Photo of bigkingken
4.2/5  rDev +5.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Tucked away on an unassuming side street next to several large apartment complexes bordering a lake is a small, unassuming brewery called The Hideout. I rolled up one chilly Saturday afternoon and found the place mostly deserted. There are two floors to the building. The first has the taps and the bar sort of in the middle, with several tables as you move around the outside of the room. Upstairs are several large screen TVs, a shuffleboard table and a couple of dart boards. Outside there is filled in swimming pool with horseshoes. This place is calm, relaxed and a great place to relax and enjoy a beer with friends.

Though there are some food items on the menu, my girlfriend and I did not partake, as we had just come from lunch. Instead, we focused on the beer. There were a lot of options that day and we got through two full samplers of six beers each. They’re all solid brews with many unique, experimental styles, like beer aged in wine barrels. The standard styles are quite good, with the stouts being the best offerings of the house. Though nothing blew me away, it seems like the type of place you can go to over and over again, but still find something new to try each time.

I don’t believe that they do service to the tables, but the bartenders are quick and efficient, and never leave you empty for long. (1,330 characters)

More User Reviews:
Photo of shellsncheese
5/5  rDev +25.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of coz
4.06/5  rDev +2.3%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Photo of jakelang
3.69/5  rDev -7.1%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75 | food: 1

Photo of aussiebeer
4.48/5  rDev +12.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of a_beckman25
3.98/5  rDev +0.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 2

Very unique place. Old video games upstairs and some off the wall beers. Quality isn't up there with founders but not many breweries are. You will definitely wonder if you are heading to the right place. Worth checking out and bombers to go are very reasonably priced. $5-$7 for everything (289 characters)

Photo of alistairbench
3.33/5  rDev -16.1%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.25 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 1.25

Photo of fullmoonbeer
3.89/5  rDev -2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75 | food: 1

Photo of Jeffrey84
3.53/5  rDev -11.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 1

Awesome place that is a literal hideout. Dive bar with a huge selection of average to below average beer. Really like the low key vibe. (135 characters)

Photo of Shaskins80
4.06/5  rDev +2.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of MSEGUIN
3.72/5  rDev -6.3%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75

Photo of BryanA
3.25/5  rDev -18.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 2.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3

Photo of jeffreyfred79
4.56/5  rDev +14.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5 | food: 3

Just a cool place to go and have some really well crafted beers. (64 characters)

Photo of Nafreeb305
4.7/5  rDev +18.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 2

My favorite brewery to visit, new beer every Friday, great atmosphere. Tons of old video game systems to play upstairs for free. Mainstay beers are great, new recipes are always interesting. (190 characters)

Photo of king75
4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

This is a cool local watering hole in the wall kind of a brewery. It is off the beaten path and is located in an old hot tub/jacuzzi store so there is an odd lingering smell of chlorine. The place has a burglar/pro-hibition theme. I did not have any food when I was there. They had a surprisingly large taplist on with well over 20 beers on tap when I was there. They had a large variety of styles and a lot of experimental beers on tap. I had a flight and everything I had was mostly good and some were excellent. I only had one beer that was run of the road. I would recommend this brewery to anyone that is looking for a place that has a variety of beers on tap whether they be new to craft beer or a connoisseur you will find something you like on tap here. I look forward to going back to Hideout again one day! (817 characters)

Photo of Agentveba
3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

Photo of routledc
4/5  rDev +0.8%

Awesome beer. You'll find beers here that you won't find anywhere else. Unique in every regard. However, just crappy bar food. (131 characters)

Photo of Readysethgo989
3.72/5  rDev -6.3%

Photo of KevinL
3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

Photo of carlmoberg
3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

Photo of EricTKole
3/5  rDev -24.4%

Photo of MiWolfman
3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

Photo of tommy5
4/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of Filabee
4/5  rDev +0.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

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Hideout Brewing Company in Grand Rapids, MI
89 out of 100 based on 29 ratings.