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C.H. Evans Brewing Company

Not Rated.
C.H. Evans Brewing CompanyC.H. Evans Brewing Company

83 Ratings
Ratings: 83
Reviews: 69
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 9.88%
Active Beers: 48
Beer Ratings: 389
Beer Avg: 3.77
Taps: 0
Bottles: 0
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Brewery, Eatery ]

19 Quackenbush Square
Albany, New York, 12207
United States
phone: (518) 447-9000

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @albpumpstation

@ The Albany Pump Station

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Ratings: 83 | Reviews: 69 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by ndolover:
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4.1/5  rDev +1.2%

The Pump house is the location of the CH Evans brewery. It is located in downtown Albany right off the highway. A large historic brick building greets you as you pull in to the free parking (don't use the pay spots).

I sat down and had 3 different pints:
Gose - a nice salty version of the style!
IPA - full mouthfeel,not a hop bomb (simcoe?), and was well done.
Brown - I believe this was a southern variety. Wonderful grain bill. I can see why this has won so many awards. GET THIS!

I watched the FIFA world cup with some folks in the middle of the afternoon. I was fortunate enough to meet George the brewmaster and we talked world cup and beer for at least 20 minutes while he had a wash bucket in hand. He really knows what he is doing and it showed in the beer he brewed!

Service was good. I didn't have the food, but it looked good and seemed priced appropriately.

Overall: This is the the place to get fresh beer in Albany. The brown ale is world class and they offer a number of specialities that you wouold be hard pressed to find elsewhere ie. Gose.

Hit this place if you are looking for good beer in Albany!

06-16-2010 15:11:27 | More by ndolover
More User Reviews:
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4.12/5  rDev +1.7%

08-12-2014 18:33:37 | More by Niedzws
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New York

3.25/5  rDev -19.8%

07-17-2014 00:56:27 | More by traxstar7
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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

07-09-2014 15:29:28 | More by cdgrunde
Photo of eluvah

New York

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

07-09-2014 02:07:10 | More by eluvah
Photo of wisegreensoul

New York

3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

07-04-2014 23:24:53 | More by wisegreensoul
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3.81/5  rDev -5.9%

visited for dinner and beers on a Friday night with a large group (16 people). They've got very large dinning areas, and we made a reservation, so we sat right down.

the brewpub is located in a large historic building, hence the "Albany Pump Station" name. really high ceilings, open space.

good variety of English, German, Belgian, and American styles on tap. I had pints of the brown ale and the porter on cask, both were good.

food spanned from sandwiches, salads, and entrees. Everyone seemed happy with the food, and service was fine.

06-25-2014 18:16:30 | More by jmdrpi
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New York

4/5  rDev -1.2%

06-18-2014 15:21:24 | More by Troy518
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New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

06-02-2014 16:29:48 | More by NJBeer265
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New York

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

05-31-2014 19:21:02 | More by gwiedman1
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C.H. Evans Brewing Company in Albany, NY
91 out of 100 based on 83 ratings.