Weeping Radish Eco Farm & Brewery

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Weeping Radish Eco Farm & BreweryWeeping Radish Eco Farm & Brewery
BEER AVG
3.22/5
Based on:
16 Beers
194 Reviews
Place Score: 84
Reviews: 11
Visits: 28
rAvg: 3.45
pDev: n/a
Taps: --
Bottles: --
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

6810 Caratoke Hwy
Grandy, North Carolina, 27939
United States
phone: (252) 491-5205

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @weepingradish

Notes:
Place added by: MuddyFeet on 05-29-2007

Operating brewpub serving food on site.
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Reviews: 11 | Visits: 28
Reviews by jale:
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3.45/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3 | food: 3.5

Stopped here on the way down to Nag's head. Very large barn type feeling inside. They have a small deli/butcher shop counter with very good german sausages and brats. The menu is limited but the brats are very good. The feeling is cold inside, not very inviting for those looking for a small town pub atmosphere. The area is big on tourism and they are geared toward that. The staff was very friendly and answered questions without looking bothered. The beer was decent and most is available in bottles to go. Not so much a destination as a place to try if you are traveling by. (578 characters)

More User Reviews:
Photo of brewohio1
1.74/5  rDev -49.6%
vibe: 1.5 | quality: 2.25 | service: 1 | selection: 2

This place appeared dirty and rundown especially the bar. I asked the bartender to tell me what she liked and she giggled and said im only 18 and I cant drink. What a joke. The beer was middle of the road at best. (213 characters)

Photo of jpmccann
3.19/5  rDev -7.5%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.25 | service: 3.25 | selection: 3 | food: 3.5

Visitied here just before NYE.

There was not much to see, you can go to the viewing deck and check out the brew house while you wait for a table.

They have packaged beer ready to go and you can check out right at the bar.

We were their for lunch and waited about 20 minutes for a table.

Food was pretty good. Traditional Bavarian food, sausages, pretzels, liverwurst. Everything pretty good. The sweet potato liverwurst was a personal favorite.

Beers are decent. I have had better but I really respect that they are trying all they can to do everything locally. (569 characters)

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3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of gbarbee
5/5  rDev +44.9%

A great place to eat great German foodfood, hang out in a nice environment , and drink beer that is brewed in the traditional German style. (139 characters)

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3/5  rDev -13%

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3.64/5  rDev +5.5%

Photo of Ozzylizard
2.99/5  rDev -13.3%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3 | service: 2.75 | selection: 3 | food: 3.5

We made a detour on our recent trip south so I could visit Weeping Radish and pick up a case of Black Radish. Our GPS said we had arrived at our destination; of course we hadn’t – another 0.2 - 0.3 miles further on we spotted it on the west side of the highway. The gravel parking lot was plenty big for the afternoon meal crowd.
A somewhat long wait to be seated in the nearly empty restaurant afforded us each time to hit the restroom and gave me time to peruse the “beer to go” cooler and partial pallet of canned beers in four-packs. The four-packs were Black Radish, Ruddy Radish, OBX Beer, and Corolla Gold, all of which were also available on tap.
We ordered: my wife got the mushroom and Swiss burger and iced tea (They were out of their home made root beer) and I got the classic Reuben and a Black Radish. My wife says her burger was good and my Reuben was excellent; however my Black Radish was just OK. I first had Black Radish at a microfest at Stoudt’s in Adamstown in 2006 and loved it. Years later I purchased a case of bombers on line and still really liked it. Now something had changed, either the beer or my taste. My second beer was the IPA 25 which was only on tap – no cans. It was quite a decent IPA. The complete menu and beer list are on the Weeping Radish website.
Tours are only available one day a week – call ahead to schedule. However, there is a second floor observation area which you can visit any time. This overlooks the brewery; when I was there no one was working in the brewery.
A couple of months ago they switched from bombers to flip tops which cost you an extra $ 2/bottle. If you return the empty, you don’t pay the $ 2 on the next bottle. But it’s not a deposit – it’s only worth the $ 2 if you pick up another flip top. I noticed there were different sized flip tops in the cooler, some with poorly removed previous labels. Also, they no longer ship beer.
To sum up – if you’re in the area it’s worth stopping in. If not, it’s probably not worth the side trip. (2,037 characters)

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4/5  rDev +15.9%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

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4/5  rDev +15.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +37.7%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of Jodi215
3.71/5  rDev +7.5%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.25 | food: 3.75

Stopped here for lunch on our way to the OBX. Very German beer haus atmosphere. They make all their own sausages and they were very good. Beer list is just above average so there is lots of room for improvment. Service was really great, nice friendly girl who knew a little about the beer and kept coming back to check on us. Service was fast and that counts for something. My only complaint was the casing on the hot dog was a little tough. (441 characters)

Photo of MilwaukeeCrusher
4.03/5  rDev +16.8%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 5

Stopped here when passing by going up the coast. Beers were ok to very good but the real star here to me was the food which was absolutely outstanding. It appeared everything they used was grown there on site. Prices were respectable, perhaps a little pricey for some but that goes with the exceptional quality. While I might not say this is a destination for beer, I would probably go back for the food. Highly recommended. (424 characters)

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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of target88
3.75/5  rDev +8.7%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

First of all keep in mind this place serves German beer. For my beer snob friends this means if you're hop head you not going to find your favorite beer in this place , however if you're beer lover you will enjoy the visit
Good beer and reasonably priced food and a good atmosphere you'll enjoy (294 characters)

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4/5  rDev +15.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +23.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

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4/5  rDev +15.9%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of dbrauneis
3.86/5  rDev +11.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

The place has an active farm outside including a pen with goats which my daughter really liked and the interior is rustic. It was between lunch and dinner times on a weekday when I visited so the place was not too busy.

Food and beer were well prepared but not really served in what I would consider proper glassware and with quite the attention I appreciate.

Our waitress was very nice, helpful, and attentive - we did not have to wait long for anything and she was quick to refill a water whenever it was needed. She was able to do a pretty good job explaining the differences between the different available beers and even let me know about a couple of other places in the area that had some interesting stuff available.

This is a brew pub and features only their own brews so the selection was not huge - all of the beers are made in a German style (by design) so there is not a wide range of styles either. There were 7 beers available on tap when I visited and you could take away any of those in growlers as well as the majority (like 5) in bottles.

The food is also German in style (which is something both my wife and I enjoy) and was well prepared - we got the 5 sausage sampler (the place is also a butcher shop and all of the sausages are made in house) along with the sweet potato liverwurst. The food was authentic to the style, well prepared, and pretty tasty.

Prices were pretty inexpensive which I appreciated... though the flight of beers was a touch higher than I expected considering the price of full beers. (1,534 characters)

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