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Black Swan Brewpub

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Beer Stats:
Active Beers: 28
Beer Ratings: 90
Beer Avg: 3.84

Taps: 14 / Bottles:
Cask: N / Beer-to-Go: N
BA SCORE
88
very good

24 Ratings
Ratings: 24
Reviews: 16
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 15.46%
$$$ - a bit pricey
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

2067 E Hadley Rd.
Plainfield, Indiana, 46168
United States
phone: (317) 838-7444

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(Place added by: treepaul on 10-12-2010)
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zainyolprospector

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

07-13-2014 02:38:53 | More by zainyolprospector
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jfcaa193

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +3.1%

06-20-2014 10:14:52 | More by jfcaa193
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mrjmann

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

06-13-2014 03:50:08 | More by mrjmann
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jadler16

Indiana

3/5  rDev -22.7%

05-02-2014 18:45:17 | More by jadler16
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Williaar

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

04-30-2014 17:26:20 | More by Williaar
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MSandahl23

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

02-10-2014 00:41:00 | More by MSandahl23
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Gatordaddy

Maryland

3/5  rDev -22.7%

12-05-2013 05:57:19 | More by Gatordaddy
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NooseJustice

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

12-01-2013 23:19:56 | More by NooseJustice
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Tsar_Riga

Indiana

3.65/5  rDev -5.9%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 2.75 | $$$

A - The atmosphere is a mixed bag. The space is in a strip mall, and the place does some work to carry the visitor out of that vibe. Unfortunately, the efforts are not complete. The main dining area is ultimately a little spare. The bar is more intimate, and I enjoy that space much more.

Q - For the beer, I thought the quality was sometimes quite good, but uneven. The Tettnanger IPA was a very good version of the style. The special Pulla Chile Porter was too much pepper and not enough beer and the Imperial Blueberry Stout was the opposite, I couldn't pick up the blueberry in it at all. The delicious Maple Oat Ale, surprisingly drinkable despite its hammering maple flavor, is the main reason that I'm likely to drop by in the future. I brought a growler home.

Ser. - A bit slow, but friendly and helpful during our afternoon lunch visit. When I came back to the bar, it was still relaxed, but I found the staff more attentive. I'd recommend spending your time in the bar, if you have a choice.

Sel. - Limited, but of its own brews, a wide range of styles are available.

F - Disappointing. Fries with truffle oil and Parmesan and the beer cheese were reasonably good. The torta, which generally spells a flavor burst when I've ordered one elsewhere, was shockingly bland and dry. The chicken strips on the entree salad had the same orange breading as the standard GFS, low grade, store-bought option.

P - The beer is reasonably priced. I've got no question that I'd pay again for the beers, particularly the Maple Oat Ale, the Scottish and the Tettnanger IPA, but I'll skip the food. My wife, who had the salad, will skip this destination completely.

11-24-2013 17:12:34 | More by Tsar_Riga
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schoolcb

Texas

2.89/5  rDev -25.5%
vibe: 2.5 | quality: 2 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | $$

I was here in April 2011 when they first opened (see my original review), and came back again to see what beers they were brewing and had on tap. We came in early afternoon on a Friday and there were only two guys sitting at the bar. One of them was so loud and obnoxious we elected to sit just outside the bar. Waitress was very knowledgeable of the beers and was friendly and attentive. Let me say this: I can brew better beers at home. None of them were bad, but none of them were good. There is no reason to come back. The porter had too much roast. The old ale was way too fruity. The Irish Ale was the only well balanced beer for style, but still not good enough to make me want to come back. Bummer =/

08-31-2013 14:31:08 | More by schoolcb
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Black Swan Brewpub in Plainfield, IN
88 out of 100 based on 24 ratings.