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Lafayette Brewing Co.

Not Rated.
Lafayette Brewing Co.Lafayette Brewing Co.
BA SCORE
86
very good

47 Ratings
Ratings: 47
Reviews: 37
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 16.45%
Active Beers: 27
Beer Ratings: 146
Beer Avg: 3.69
Taps: 0
Bottles: 0
Cask:
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

622 Main Street
Lafayette, Indiana, 47901
United States
phone: (765) 742-2591

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(Place added by: Dogbrick)
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engisch

New Jersey

3.35/5  rDev -11.1%

I was really looking forward to stepping into this place and Chumley's as they were the only bars that seemed to be worth visiting in the area after speaking to some students from Purdue. After walking into several places, LBC and Chumley's were the only worth while stops that we visited.

As we were walking in, we did not feel very welcomed as the staff seemed to be irritated that we had such a large group. Being that I was looking forward to this visit and being the driver for dinner earlier, I was probably the only one to not have several drinks before arriving. That being said, they refused to serve us until everyone sat, which was poor being that we basically had a separate room and were not bothering anyone. The reason was that they wanted assigned seats that they could keep everyones tab straight because they assumed most of the group was going to be bad at splitting the bill. We caused much confusion as we were basically here for conversation and beer, so we constantly were changing seats around the table.

There beer was good, although I feel that they probably were hit hard by the hops shortage, as most of the beers tasted like they has very similar American hops. There sampler allowed many of us to get a sample of most of there beers, which then allowed us to have a few pints of our favorites.

For food, pretty much all I had was fries with cheese and bacon (no it's not on the menu, but they made them) They actually melted real cheese on them, and they came out very tastey as a snack with my beers.

Aside from the staff seeming a little upset with the large group and not hidding that very well, I would have to say this would be a place that is definately worth visiting if in town. I would recommend not taking a group larger than 6-8 (we had about 12-15 on a weeknight), to avoid the staff from feeling overwelmed and grumpy. The food seems like this would be a great place to have dinner with some friends. Goto LBC for dinner and goto Chumley's for socializing after dinner.

05-18-2008 17:08:43 | More by engisch
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BriaCloette

Indiana

5/5  rDev +32.6%

Everything you need in a brewery. Excellent selection of beers, none of which I've ever been disappointed by. Delicious food that doesn't cost too much. The bar has great atmosphere. This place has become the gold-standard for me - hence the 5.

08-23-2014 14:57:37 | More by BriaCloette
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Indiana

3/5  rDev -20.4%

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Indiana

1/5  rDev -73.5%

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Indiana

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Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

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Lafayette Brewing Co. in Lafayette, IN
86 out of 100 based on 47 ratings.