Big Ridge Brewing Co.
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Active Beers: 6
Beer Ratings: 11
Beer Avg: 3.66
Taps: 10 / Bottles:
Cask: N / Beer-to-Go: N
Ratings: 4 | Reviews: 4 | Display Reviews Only:
British Columbia (Canada)
3.98/5 rDev +21%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5 | $$
I go here for the beer and especially the seasonal beer. This is one of the few places around the valley that offers a nice selection of beers other than the conventional and predictable big brewery soda pop beers.
The food is trendy and OK. The decor is modern West Coast, with open space and large rough timber and metal supports. The restraunt side is clean and comfortable but I like to sit on the bar side on the couch by the fireplace or on one of the seats looking into the brew room.
I had the most beautiful Belgium strong IPA in the Summer, followed by a great tasting Pilsner in the fall and a lovely Porter style winter warmer this winter.
I feel comfortable here and they make pretty good beer, so I say its a winner. By the way they also have an ajoining beer store that sells some interesting stuff that you dont usually find everywhere else.
01-14-2011 05:32:28 | More by LazyL
New Brunswick (Canada)
4.03/5 rDev +22.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4 | $$
Being the closest brewpub, I head in for the new seasonal or on game nights when I can. I can only speak for the bar side as I haven't sat in restaurant. 6 year-round beers on tap with a seasonal. Current is a Winter Warmer that was superb. Lager, IPA, Red ale, Black & Tan, Porter are all great, Porter being me favorite.
During Canucks games, tables can win free pints if your designated player scores. ighting is a little dark but plenty of seating options. Cozy lounge area in the corner with a couch set beside a fireplace.
I find the prices to be better than chain restaurants that serve crap (Bud, Coors, Molson). Pizza and wings were great and complement food well. If you are driving by and have the time, stop for a great local brew.
01-08-2011 23:56:50 | More by spree92
British Columbia (Canada)
2.15/5 rDev -34.7%
vibe: 2 | quality: 2 | service: 1 | selection: 3 | food: 3.5 | $$
This place recently moved down the street and was completely rebuilt. The old place was great and had a great atmosphere. The new place was an apparnt attempt to "Style the place up". There is a pub side and a restaurant side. The atmosphere is a little cold and unwelcoming. Since the place is so new, nothing seems broken in yet (Wood floors, bar, tables). It used to have a really warm cabin feel to it and that is completly lost.
We sat on the pub side because they lost our reservations for the restaurant. We all ordered drinks. 40 minutes later, the drinks had still not arrived and our table was finally ready.
The food came very slowly and the orders were wrong. When we ordered more drinks, they took about 20 minutes to get those to us. Wrong orders again.
The house beer is not bad. It was one of the few things I liked about the place. They had a decent variety of about 5 or 6 brews.
The food was decent once we actually got what we had ordered. But that was after about 2 hours.
The value was reasonable. Not overly expensive and the beers were well priced as well.
Overall, the place was great before the renovations, and now it sucks. It's a real shame to see this place go down the drain.
Note: My waitress wasn't even pretty
08-17-2010 21:45:48 | More by H1N1
3/5 rDev -8.8%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3 | service: 3 | selection: 3 | $$
Split into two, one a sports bar type of area with lots of TV's and a long bar, other is more or a sit down restaurant area. Sat in some comfy chairs around a small table, pretty cheery decor, kind of sports bar meets log cabin. Apparently a college type of hangout, lots of loud people/drunk people. They had 5 or 6 or their beers on tap, pretty wide range of styles. The beers themselves were okay, they had a weizenbock while I was there, pretty different style especially for the area its located so I'll give them some credit. Beer was reasonably priced. Not a spectacular place by any means but the beer isn't half bad and its really the only brewpub in the area. I'd check out again.
02-20-2006 00:03:21 | More by Viggo
Big Ridge Brewing Co. in Surrey, BC, Canada
- out of 100 based on 4 ratings.