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Willoughby Brewing

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Willoughby BrewingWilloughby Brewing
BA SCORE
87
very good

58 Ratings
Ratings: 58
Reviews: 41
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 13.8%
Active Beers: 37
Beer Ratings: 435
Beer Avg: 3.69
Taps: 8
Bottles: 0
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Brewery, Eatery ]

4057 Erie Street
Willoughby, Ohio, 44094
United States
phone: (440) 975-0202

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Notes:
Although this brewpub has an Erie Street address, the building is located off the street and is located behind the businesses that face Erie Street adjacent to a city parking lot.

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Reviews by greg4579:
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4.2/5  rDev +9.4%

The wife and I were in Willoughby for the weekend and stopped by the brewery on Friday night. We had tried a few of their beers at a festival before, and were excited to try their Peanut Butter Cup Coffee Porter again.

The brewery itself is quite large, much bigger than I expected. The place was packed, and we had about a 40 minute wait for a table, so we hung out by the bar and tried a few beers.

We got the full sampler which was quite a deal at $8. Everything was good for the style, but the Peanut Butter Cup Coffee Porter is amazing.

We ordered one of their pizzas which was really good and a butternut squash and chicken pasta which was so/so.

Overall a cool place, but it was a little too packed for my liking on a Friday night. I would definately stop back for a pizza and a porter.

greg4579, Nov 06, 2011
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3.92/5  rDev +2.1%

LukeK, Sep 14, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

Kuromaru, Jul 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

tommyguz, Jul 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

This was stop #10 for my wife and I on a 9-day East Coast pub crawl and a family visit. The brewery is located in a busy retail area of downtown Willoughby but is difficult to find because it is situated behind the stores that front the street and is not visible from a drive-by. We got lucky and noticed it at the end of the large city parking lot where we were turning around to take another look during a fourth pass along the street.

We had heard about the Peanut Butter Cup Coffee Stout, so we planned our trip home on the last night of our pub crawl to have dinner and to see why all of the excitement about this beer. There were 9 beers on tap so we ordered a sampler flight of all of them to accompany our meal. They were served in small snifters, which made a pretty picture when they were all lined up on our table. It was tempting to start right away with the Peanut Butter Cup Stout, but we have a favored order to follow when evaluating beers. So its tasting came in the middle of the pack.

It was worth the wait, and the same could be said for most of the beers. They are all brewed very well to style, and even beyond style. We even liked the fruity Razz Wheat, and normally we don’t like fruity beers. Our scoring system gave an overall grade of a B+ to these beers, and we gave the Peanut Butter Cup Porter the obligatory A grade. (Yeah, it deserves it.)

The food was also very good, so kudos have to be given to the kitchen folks as well as the brewing group. This place would definitely receive a return visit from us when we’re back in the area again.

Mothergoose03, Jul 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

esktime, Jun 29, 2014
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3/5  rDev -21.9%

Snap43nib, Jun 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

Barnsley, May 21, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

wildcatboy, May 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

dailyminefield, May 08, 2014
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Willoughby Brewing in Willoughby, OH
87 out of 100 based on 58 ratings.