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Court Avenue Brewing Company

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Court Avenue Brewing CompanyCourt Avenue Brewing Company
very good

42 Ratings
Ratings: 42
Reviews: 31
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 9.39%
Active Beers: 19
Beer Ratings: 128
Beer Avg: 3.56
Taps: 10
Bottles: 0
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

309 Court Ave
Des Moines, Iowa, 50309-2245
United States
phone: (515) 282-2739

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @courtavebrew


Monday - Thursday 11am - Midnight (with food until 10:30 p.m.)

Friday & Saturday 11am - 2am (with food until 11 p.m., late night menu until midnight)

Sunday 4:30pm - 10pm (with food until 9 p.m.)

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3.25/5  rDev -17.5%

bufante, Aug 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

Liverocks, Aug 09, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

PatrickKlopfenstein, Jul 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

styleisking, Jul 04, 2014
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3.81/5  rDev -3.3%

This was stop #2 for my wife and I on a 21-day pub-crawl from Michigan to N. CA and OR. We had already eaten dinner elsewhere, so we came here just to try the beer, thus we sat at the bar. The brewery is set in an old storefront building in what appears to be the restaurant district of downtown Des Moines, and ‘restaurant’ is what this brewery makes me think of more so than thinking ‘brewpub.’

But looks like a restaurant is okay as long as the beers were good, which they were. Each was brewed to style, and recipe enhancements were evident in some. One beer that we tried deserves a special mention, and that one is the 21st Amendment Ale. We didn’t give out an ‘A’ very often in our grading system on our trip, but this was one.

Although we had already eaten dinner we decided to have a snack to go with the beer, so a spent grain pretzel bread and dip plate was ordered. It was very good for something so simple. (I have eaten dinner here many times in the past while traveling on business, and I’ve always had a delicious dining experience.)

This brewery/restaurant does a great job and I’ll keep coming back when I’m in the area.

Mothergoose03, Jun 26, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

timlyon, Jun 18, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

22Blue, Jun 16, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

Bkoop, Jun 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

ParkbrauFan, May 24, 2014
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Court Avenue Brewing Company in Des Moines, IA
89 out of 100 based on 42 ratings.