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Moab Brewery

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Moab BreweryMoab Brewery
BA SCORE
86
very good

34 Ratings
Ratings: 34
Reviews: 22
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 8.85%
Active Beers: 22
Beer Ratings: 440
Beer Avg: 3.57
Taps: 0
Bottles: 0
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

686 S Main St
Moab, Utah, 84532-2901
United States
phone: (435) 259-6333

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Reviews by rowew:
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3.95/5  rDev +5.9%

Stopped in for lunch while in Moab. Large place with a nice sized patio, plenty of parking. Inside it has a large dining area, good sized store area with lots of assorted brewerania. Good sized bar in the back corner. Decor is assorted outdoor gear, most of which has an add for a local shop integrated somewhere into it. Bikes, hang gliders, jeeps, kayaks, etc. Food was all good - nice variety of salads, burgers, sandwiches, some bbq, etc. Beers were good - decent variety of beers brewed locally and from their sister brewpub in Park City.

rowew, May 22, 2007
More User Reviews:
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

Rated OK since they serve 3.2% (AB) or 4.0% ABV) beer. Friendly atmosphere, convenient location but a lot of business - definitely one of the hot spots in Moab, UT.

rmargeson, Oct 29, 2014
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3.76/5  rDev +0.8%

DerwinWentworth, Oct 08, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

yemenmocha, Oct 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

2beerdogs, Sep 28, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

I liked the atmosphere here a lot. The beer isn't exceptional, but not bad either. It is hard to have great draft beer in Utah. The food was better than I expected and their growlers are bigger than most I've seen. I would definitely recommend stopping here!

Windexman, Aug 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

Gerred, Jul 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

Gavilan, Jun 30, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

timlyon, Jun 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

elkinbrown, May 24, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

LXIXME, May 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

snipes1216, Mar 16, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +20.6%

Beer4mebeer4you, Mar 04, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

bulldogg915, Nov 10, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

cbcrunch, Oct 27, 2013
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3.41/5  rDev -8.6%

Stayed here overnight for a road trip and was the only place in town that was packed and hard to find parking for. I think this is the one place that everyone who's not from Moab stops in at to have a brew and some food.

Atmosphere was nothing special and you have to remember, you're in Utah. Sampled most beer and all had above average flavor and it was actually nice to enjoy some low ABV beers after beeing in the sun all day. Food was what you'd expect if you were to visit an upscale sports bar, service was above average and bartenders were friendly.

EyePeeAyBryan, Aug 13, 2013
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3.68/5  rDev -1.3%

A- Has a Utah desert atmosphere to it. I don't know what i really mean by that. but its decore is out west stuff with tables and a nice sized bar.

Q- The quality of beer and food was just normal. Something you would get at a family diner

Ser- was good. Had a nice waitress. She was somewhat knowledgeable about beer which was nice

Sel- They had like 8 or so different house pints then 4 Bottle contioned beers. I went with the bottle conditioned series beer and was pleased

F-Food was just normal bar/diner food. Def. good but nothing out of this world good

V- very inexspensive. Well my liter of beer was 18$ but i did get to keep the swing top bottle so that was awesome

Overall this was a nice place to eat in Moab. Prob. wont find much better in this small town. It was very busy so u know its good. Wont make any special trip to go here again as there beer was good but not amazing but would reccomend to someone passing through.

zrab11, Jul 25, 2011
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3.45/5  rDev -7.5%

Stopped by the brewery while in town visiting my sister-in-law over Halloween weekend. We arrived around 4 and there were not many people at the bar or in the dining room which was fine with us. So we sat at the bar and ordered some snacks and beers. I had the beer cheese soup and an order of their jalepeno cornbread. Both were very good and filling.

The only beer that I had was the Scorpion Pale Ale. It was pretty goode for the style but did not pack much punch. My wife has their Elephant Hill (Hefeweizen) and sister-in-law the Dead Horse Amber Ale. They said both were good but not great beers. Unfortunately, Utah's strange blue laws do not allow them to brew any big beers which ultimately hinders the final product.

Overall it was not a bad place. Service and food were very good just wish the beer was a little bit better.

wieserjd, Nov 07, 2010
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3.55/5  rDev -4.8%

ate dinner here the night we camped outside of Moab, during our honeymoon roadtrip through the area to visit Arches National Park and Dead Horse Point (the namesake of their beers).

It was a welcome beer oasis in the literal Moab desert and the figurative beer desert of Utah. Of course it was very busy and crowded during the dinner hour. But that was fine as we waited at the bar, only to learn about funky alcohol laws of the state which didn't allow for them to serve my wife a mixed drink at the bar, only with dinner.

I had the Black Raven stout, Bead Horse amber ale, and Deraileur Ale, which were all at least average. The food was good and reasonably priced. The service and staff was friendly

jmdrpi, Aug 17, 2010
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3.35/5  rDev -10.2%

One of two brewpubs in Moab, which is a pretty small town overall. Handicapped by the blue laws in UT, or at least used to be, and still hasn't overcome its limitations.

Beer-wise, they cover a lot of ground/styles, but not very well. My first choice was the stout, which was thin, watery, and bland. Next up was the hefe, which was slightly better than average (and served with unnecessary citrus). They also offer samplers, which I didn't try for whatever reason. ABV for all beers is around 4%. They offer a bottled belgian-style beer at a higher ABV, but unfortunately I didn't notice it until I was on my way out.

Food-wise, it's a mixed bag. Standard brewhouse/bar food for the most part. Highlights include the beer-cheese soup and a chicken salad (the dressing is great). We had nachos to start the first night; they were a letdown. Sandwiches and burgers are solid, dependable offerings. Make sure to stop by the gelato station on the way out for some delicious italian-style dessert. Service is all over the place; we had kind of a flaky server the first night, then a pretty good one the next.

Beer prices are great, food prices range from okay to very good. Growlers are low priced, and they offer a club membership to reduce them even more if you're there on a regular basis.

In spite of its shortcomings, this is probably your best bet in Moab, so make sure you stop by.

djmichaelk, Jul 11, 2010
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3.63/5  rDev -2.7%

Did a 3 day rock crawl through Moab and stayed at a hotel in town, ended up eating here all 3 nights. Pretty big joint, shows jeep/crawlin videos while you eat to help prepare you you for the near death experiances you will encounter on the 4+ trails. Menu was simple, the hit for me being the tri tip and on the lower end of the spectrum, the Reuben. Had the Jack daniels burger as well and it was pretty bomb. Beer selection is around 8 drafts. The oatmeal stout was thin and dissapointing, the pilsner and hefe were light but ok and the derailer was actually pretty good. Also had an IPA which while low in alcohol has a nice hop bite and was pretty refreshing. Brews are pretty cheap (2.75 a pint on certain nights, pitchers are discounted on others). They also do the growler thing, 12 bucks off the bat, 7 dollars for a refill. They also make sodas for the kiddies and non drinkers. Lastly there is a gelato bar at the entrance, pretty good too. If you're in Moab and need a decent meal and a solid beer, this is a good choice.

DESTRO, May 05, 2010
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4.1/5  rDev +9.9%

We came here in the summer of 09. We liked it very much. I am pretty blue collar when it comes to resturants. I wrote a review for the San Luis Brewing company in Colorado as well. It was better. But we really liked this place too.

We were in Moab to do the national parks: Arches, Canyonlands, and Capitol Reef. Arches was the best. We liked the Moab Brewery so much we ate here 2 out of the 3 nights we stayed in Moab. We stayed at the Adventure Inn, also reccommended.

I started with the sampler and all were very good. Their pints were only $3.50, which is a good price any where. They also had a deal where you could get the glass, of the beer you drank with the name on it, to take home for $5.50. The names of the beers are neat, like Lizard Ale and such..

The food was mostly sandwiches, wraps, and soups. We liked what we got each night. It was plenty of food for the price. It is a busy tourist town but not like Vegas and out of control. We walked on the main drag and felt very safe and comfortable. I highly reccommend this place for the food and beer. If you like pubs and don't have your super high standards you should like this place.

binghamk, Dec 05, 2009
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3.73/5  rDev 0%

visited after a fantastic day on the Slickrock and Porcupine trails

as there was a bit of a wait we had plenty of time to sit around and observe, the place was packed with all manner of tourists and locals but seemed to cater especially to the former, nary a seat available at the bar, large boulders in the parking lot provide seating for those on the waitlist, the interior is generally unappealing - decor reminiscent of an expanded fast food restaurant with a load of kitsch thrown in, obviously an attempt to speak to the outdoor sports-loving nature of the town but terribly contrived, the gift shop is imposingly placed just inside the front door

selection of beers was alright, maybe 6 selections to include a pale, wheat, amber, stout, and surprisingly a steam beer, unfortunately the higher abv beers are only available to go, I settled on the Derailleur Ale and was more than happy with my choice, all beers in standard pints, growlers available

the waiter was friendly and quick to provide whatever was needed, not outstanding but above average

very diverse menu, the Texas Smoked Tri-Tips were good enough, juicy and flavorful, but lacked the rich smoke and char flavors that make the use of barbecue sauce unnecessary - fortunately the house-made Jack Daniels sauce was quality, onion rings were fine, salad was a bit wilted but the chile-lime vinaigrette was an interesting touch

pints were $3.50 and all the dishes were reasonably priced

my favorite dinner stop of our three-night stint - certainly better than Eddie McStiff's which for some reason pulls off self-billing as a "brew pub", also check out the Eklecticafe for breakfast and coffee

blackie, Oct 23, 2009
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3.7/5  rDev -0.8%

Stopped after visiting Arches National Park on 9-24-09.

Atmoshpere was pretty good, Da Boss and I sat in the front room that was open to a lovely September day. Inside there was a large gift shop area to cater to the throngs of park visitors.
Quality of the food and beer was good.
Service was average, we were acknowledged by the server as we walked to the table but unfortunately sat for about 10 minutes before she came back. It improved once the orders were made.
Selection of food and beer were good, there were approximately eight house beers to choose from. Menu was pretty expansive.
Food was good, the JD chicken sandwich and onion rings were good. Da Boss enjoyed the fish tacos and vegy chili.
Overall value was reasonable. This was a pretty good place to visit, do not miss if you are in the area.

arizcards, Sep 25, 2009
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3.78/5  rDev +1.3%

A cute little brewpub - perfectly average in terms of food, though it does have a larger than usual menu. The quality is good, the service is friendly but down home, the beer sampler is generous, and the brews themselves are reasonably tasty (my favorite was the Steam Ale, my wife's was the Amber Ale). The room is decorated with vehicles typical of the rugged outdoor lifestyle - an old hang glider, a half a jeep (yes, just half), a canoe, and so on. The food is tasty if not exceptional. There is a nice mix of tourists and local-looking people. A good stop in town, which is otherwise somewhat undistinguished, foodwise. They do have an outstanding line of merchandise also - good graphic design and a generous assortment of monogrammed clothing and accessories (including a monogrammed pair of thong underwear, which is an eyebrow raiser considering this is Utah).

Seanibus, Sep 06, 2009
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Moab Brewery in Moab, UT
86 out of 100 based on 34 ratings.