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SweetWater Brewing Company

Not Rated.
SweetWater Brewing CompanySweetWater Brewing Company
BA SCORE
92
outstanding

79 Ratings
Ratings: 79
Reviews: 12
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 17.15%
Active Beers: 46
Beer Ratings: 10,539
Beer Avg: 3.84
Taps: 0
Bottles: 0
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Brewery, Bar ]

195 Ottley Drive NE
Atlanta, Georgia, 30324
United States
phone: (404) 691-ALES

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @sweetwaterbrew

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4/5  rDev -3.4%

Went there during the 4th of July weekend, so it may have been a little more crowded than usual.

The tour starts at 2:30, which means that is when they let everyone in and the tour/tasting begins. The tours are actually fairly short, and they begin in the tap room and move about 25 min through the facility. Not as technical a tour as at other places, the focus is more on telling the Sweetwater story, and having fun, which is fine with me. If you are looking for an under the hood type tour, this may disappoint.

The lines outside are split, cash or credit only. The cash line gets an older souvenir glass, and you hand the nice people a $10 spot and proceed immediately to the taps! The credit line moves you to another hidden line inside (al LA Disney) where there are 4 credit card terminals. A little longer, but bearable, and on my day, we got a different glass offering.

The taps will sample you ALL of the current available Sweetwater offerings, about 6 oz of each. They also have two taps outside as well as live music on the patio. Seating is limited to nonexistent, so be prepared. They have a gift store with all the usual swag.

I recommend bringing a friend, there is a lot of standing and it can be crowded. Be in line early, and bring a DD.

JLSIV, Jul 06, 2014
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3.33/5  rDev -19.6%

Great, but it's gotten too big, and these days you generally have to wait in line to get in, then wait to get beer. The service isn't actually bad by any means, it's just usually packed out.
Wait for one of their events, like Brew Your Cask Off, or go on a Wednesday or Thursday so you have room to breathe.
Beers are always great, and they change up the Dank Tanks and have a great rotation of seasonals.

jhamil3, May 23, 2014
SweetWater Brewing Company in Atlanta, GA
92 out of 100 based on 79 ratings.