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Portage Lakes Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

11 Ratings
Ratings: 11
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 4.59
pDev: 8.06%
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503 Portage Lakes Dr.
Akron, Ohio, 44319
United States
phone: (330) 644-2337

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Notes:
Despite the misleading name, they're not a brewery; they're a wine and beer store.

(Place added by: btorsdog on 07-07-2011)
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Jasonchair

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -12.9%

08-02-2014 14:54:39 | More by Jasonchair
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Bjango

Ohio

5/5  rDev +8.9%

07-29-2014 00:06:40 | More by Bjango
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krevinrroyd

Ohio

5/5  rDev +8.9%

06-14-2014 21:34:03 | More by krevinrroyd
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ThaJokerWild

Ohio

5/5  rDev +8.9%

06-11-2014 18:30:43 | More by ThaJokerWild
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Rollzroyce21

California

4.75/5  rDev +3.5%

06-11-2014 15:06:56 | More by Rollzroyce21
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Ohiovania

Ohio

4/5  rDev -12.9%

05-27-2014 01:58:09 | More by Ohiovania
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Fusebuddy

Wisconsin

4.53/5  rDev -1.3%

Stopped here while in the area. This is a great place to buy craft beer, very high quality selection. Wish I lived closer, this store is full of great beer, locals and even west coast. Picked up a speedway and a couple local singles. Owner very helpful and friendly. I will be back.

06-17-2013 21:42:55 | More by Fusebuddy
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Voovanzi

Ohio

4.71/5  rDev +2.6%

Have visited 'PLBC' three times, most recently Aug. 1st. This place has one of the best beer selections in the area. They also have a decent wine selection and two taps of hard cider. Kinda nice to sip a pint while perusing.

The selection is pretty wide, covering almost all american crafts with a solid foreign/belgian stock. I was able to find several coveted brews, such as 3 Floyds Drednaught and Fat Heads Headhunter IPA.

It was also cool to be able to meet both the owners while I was there. Jason and Tony are passionate about beer and eager to help/suggest. They were even willing to order me something as long as they could find it.(1/6 barrel kegs too!)

PLBC is definitely worth a try if you're in the Portage Lakes area.

08-12-2012 22:55:16 | More by Voovanzi
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Dan_Bowman

Ohio

4.88/5  rDev +6.3%

Drove past this place a few times before stopping in. Certainly gald I did. My first stop here was 7/10/2012. They have an awesome selections of rare beers that I haven't seen in any other Ohio beer shop. Some examples.. 3 floyds, The Bruery, and rare Dogfish Head 22 oz's. All prices were reasonably priced. Had several coolers of six packs and a few coolers of single bottles (all micro QUALITY breweries) as well as several shelves of bottles and six packs. Have small wine and cigar rooms. Great stop for golfers that want to pick up a 6 pack and a cigars befor golfing. They offer a "rewards" program.. buy ten 6 packs or 22's and get a free "gift". They also offer delivery service in the immediate area for an additional $10. I am out of the deliery area but that is a pretty cool feature. Had a few glasses to purchase.

Will definately be visiting this place again. Highly recommend this place to anyone in the Portage Lakes, Coventry, Wadsworth, Copley area!

07-14-2012 16:41:29 | More by Dan_Bowman
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Jedischultz

Ohio

4.3/5  rDev -6.3%

The name is a misnomer, it is only a retail store. I have heard that the original thought was to eventually have a brewery, will have to ask next time. In the heart of the Portage lakes area of Coventry down the street from The Harbor Inn and Hook, Line and Drinkers. South of Akron, Ohio.

The beer selection is impressive considering the limited amount of quality beer retail stores in the area.

Worker was knowledgeable and friendly. Probably the best place to get a specialty brew in the Coventry/Green/Franklin area.

05-19-2012 20:57:24 | More by Jedischultz
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Portage Lakes Brewing Co. in Akron, OH
96 out of 100 based on 11 ratings.