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Five Seasons Westside

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Five Seasons WestsideFive Seasons Westside
BA SCORE
88
very good

33 Ratings
Ratings: 33
Reviews: 25
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 11.83%
Active Beers: 89
Beer Ratings: 232
Beer Avg: 3.94
Taps: 9
Bottles: 0
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

1000 Marietta St.
Atlanta, Georgia, 30318
United States
phone: (770) 521-5551

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(Place added by: gabeerfan on 05-06-2009)
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Reviews by coreyfmcdonald:
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

So I try to make it to this place at least a couple times a month to try their new stuff and get a couple of my favorites - try their Trippel Cab - it's really great. I've also brought a few non craft beer drinkers here and they are always impressed with the beers.

The atmosphere is clean, open, yet slightly cold. I don't quite feel invited into this place, though it's certainly not bad and they have outdoor seating. However, I want my brewpubs to feel like home.

The quality of the beers is in general very good. Other that one severely undercarbonated beer, I have been very impressed with all their beers.

The service is somewhat spotty. They give you an appropriate amount of attention, but most of the servers lack beer knowledge and the ability to discern my beer knowledge and appropriately help me out.

The selection is good - I love the bottle conditioned beer idea - you don't see this very often in a brewpub. It'd be nice if they bottled some 375ml bottles at a cheaper price, though. I often come here for a quick beer by myself or with someone who wouldn't want to share a bottle. They have casks every Thursday, too. They are normally very good. The selection is a bit saison heavy, but Crawford brews great saisons so I can't complain too much.

The food quality is good, but I'm not a fan of the menu. I would much rather come here just for drinks. A few of the items are pretty decent, though, and the spent grain bread is great.

This place is rather pricey, though not over the top. Their 750ml bottles go for $26, and their pints go for $5-$8ish. Their food is expensive.

coreyfmcdonald, Jun 24, 2010
More User Reviews:
Photo of ONovoMexicano
3/5  rDev -22.9%

This place left me with mixed feelings after I paid a visit with some locals taking me around the craft beer heaven that is Atlanta. We had visited the excellent craft shop next door and came in to try some of the brews they offer here.

The first thing I noticed is that the server really didn't seem to have a command of the beers he was serving. That's not what you'd expect from a GOOD brewery or brewpub; employees should know and love the product they're selling.

Second, the waiter didn't offer or encourage tasting a few beers to find that special one. To me, this is the beauty of the new craft movement. There's an education component and employees should be prepared to do everything possible to leave the customer loving the beer and wanting to come back.

Anyways, I had the Storm Trooper Imperial Stout and enjoyed it. It was a good representation of the style, with a big booze presence masked my delicious malt profiles giving off chocolate, coffee, caramel, bread and other notes. I also tried a friend's Berliner weisse beer and wasn't quite as impressed. There wasn't enough tartness to make the beer exciting.

I also noticed a number of different barrel-aged beers for sale in bottles and was tempted to pull the trigger, but at $20+ per bottle, I wasn't willing to pull the trigger on a complete unknown.

I'd say this place is worth a visit if in the area, but with places like Porter Beer Bar, Wrecking Bar and Brick Store Pub in town, this place can easily become an afterthought.

Oh, and the spent grain bread and calamari weren't much to write home about in the food department.

ONovoMexicano, Yesterday at 05:18 AM
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

GTJayG, Saturday at 04:05 PM
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

sendbeer, Aug 20, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

vanbeer77, Jul 31, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev -2.3%

Stopped in because shopping next door at Hop City Beer made me hungry, and wanted to do something nice for Frau, who waited patiently outside in car.

First impression was that it was very open and had a good early afternoon Saturday crowd. Next best realized that they did a Saturday Brunch!!! Nice hostess.

Brunch menu was very good, saw people next to us get a skillet (Fried eggs over potatoes) and settled on brunch versus a burger. Everything we saw come out of kitchen was plated great and looked good.

I had the Shrimp and grit cakes w homemade chorizo, topped with fried eggs, wife had corned beef hash. Portion size was a little on the light side, but my wife thought it was ok. Flavors were fantastic, they do their own corned beef. I am not a big corned beef fan, but I would love to try their Rueben, very nice corn on their meat. Not salty.
Chorizo had good flavor, but was not as over the top good as the corned beef. It seemed to need more Paprika, the flavor was their, color was off. Also seemed to have a little too much moisture in my dish, which fought with the chorizo flavoring. Shrimp were fresh, and I love the spanish flavors.

Had a Saisson and Belgian white on tap. Saisson was very good, ale was above average, but I wish I went 2-2 on the Saisson. $40 was a little steep, bar server friendly, a little slow, but perfect for brunch. We love the idea of a brunch place that does Saturday as well as Sunday brunch. I will be back, if for nothing else than to sit at bar, and help them keep their taps running. Give this place a look.

JLSIV, Jul 23, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

Sludgeman, May 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

einman, Apr 03, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

BrewCaveDweller, Feb 22, 2014
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3.7/5  rDev -4.9%

Been here a two times, first time i went there they closed early even if it wasn't time yet (as the day was slow), so i was given a couple of minutes to order before they closed the kitchen and had to eat my food and beer as soon as possible as they started turning chairs and mopping and my food hadn't even arrived.
Beer is good, they had a nice tripel and some other options that were fairly good, food was pretty well presented but the portion was on the small size and taste was nothing to write home about.
There are better options out there

tonafernandez, Jan 16, 2014
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Five Seasons Westside in Atlanta, GA
88 out of 100 based on 33 ratings.