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The Moon Under Water Pub & Brewery

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The Moon Under Water Pub & BreweryThe Moon Under Water Pub & Brewery
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Ratings: 8
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: n/a
Taps: 3
Bottles: --
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

350B Bay St
Victoria, British Columbia, V8T 1P7
phone: (250) 380-0706

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @themoonbrewpub

Place added by: ritzkiss on 07-30-2010

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Ratings: 8 | Reviews: 3
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3.8/5  rDev n/a
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.5

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vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

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3.75/5  rDev n/a

Wednesday Dec10/14 (lunch time) travelling west on Bay St. arrive and halve no problem with traffic or parking (Bay St is kinda busy if travelling eastward.)

Seat ourselves by the fireplace and are quickly asked our drink orders
2 Creepy Uncle Dunkelweizen & a Sticke Stout , after a glance at the menu
order a goat cheese salad , bbq chicken burger/fries & oyster burger/fries

after another Sticke Stout the food arrives , mom's salad is ok dressing not what she wanted , sister's burger/fries good two thumbs up , my oyster burger/fries good , fries thumbs up

butt the best was the Chocolate Stout cake for dessert , split three ways
(hey I got taken out for lunch , as an early birthday present) thanxs

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3.78/5  rDev n/a
vibe: 2.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3.25

For my money, MUW has perhaps the most consistent high quality lineup of beers in Victoria. Not flashy beers, not wacky fruity beers, not high alcohol beer bombs -- just good well balanced beers. And my veggie burger was good too -- it's steep at $13 but tasty and lots of above average fries. Good friendly service.

Now for the downside of MUW: the room itself is boring and completely uninspiring, like a pub from the early 80s. No patio, no window seats but then again would you really want to look at the industrial area surrounding the pub?

For me, I'll seek out their beers at other pubs or in the bottle.

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3.85/5  rDev n/a
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

A note to indicate that the Moon Under Water is now under new ownership and the place is getting a makeover, beginning with the beer, which is now focused on German, rather than English styles (Weizenbock, Dunkel, Pilsner). These beers have been outstanding so far and there are often highly unusual casks on offer each Wednesday. Brewer Clay Potter got his degree in Edinburgh and has returned home to Victoria along with his fiancée Chelsea - they are very enthusiastic and have lots of plans to liven the place up. Now open Sundays as well - definitely worth a visit.

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