Hydro Street Brewing Company
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Active Beers: 7
Beer Ratings: 11
Beer Avg: 2.61
Taps: - / Bottles: -
Cask: N / Beer-to-Go: Y
Ratings: 3 | Reviews: 3
Reviews by beerwolf77:
3.64/5 rDev -6.2%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | $$
Another small start up in the middle of nowhere Wisconsin. Seems to be a trend.
The place feels and looks like a cafe/coffee shop meets brew pub. Seating and a bar up front. Open kitchen and brewing area in the back. It was hotter than a crotch in there. Apparently A/C is not something they had a budget for.
Staff was friendly as were the patrons we encountered.
The beer was average at best. They had around 10 beers on tap and we only had 4 of them. So I can't speak for everything in the house. Going on what we had the flavors were a bit weak. I suppose for the area they will do just fine. Not exactly a beer geek hot bed.
Overall yet another start up in a sea of start ups. I wish em luck.
08-05-2012 04:35:42 | More by beerwolf77
More User Reviews:
3.68/5 rDev -5.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | $$
I was able to stop by after working up a thirst at the huge antiques place in Columbus (6 floors of stuff in an old factory, quite a bit of beer related stuff).
Large windows in front and the tall ceilings give it an airy feeling. The bar is along the right and the semi-open kitchen is in the back left corner. Swag is for sale and is displayed on a rack by the front door.
Service was friendly and they were giving out samples of one of their new releases. I counted a total of 8 beers on tap, but I may have missed one. I sampled 4 beers with full pints of two. I think they show some promise, but would like to revisit when they have a little more experience with their brewing set-up. The beers had a dry almost cider like after taste. If I sampled their IPA blind, I would swear it as a Belgian Pale Ale.
I did not try the food but will next time. The menu had several interesting choices and they are very big on using local ingredients. In fact they had a picture of the “local supplier of the month” up on the wall. I like that!
They had a decent sized crowd for happy hour. They are a friendly bunch. I noticed a lot of the patrons were member of their mug club.
10-23-2012 20:50:14 | More by Redrover
4.33/5 rDev +11.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4 | $
Stopped in on 2/11/12. My impression is that they have only been open for about a month, but the place was quite busy for a Saturday at 3pm.
Five beers were on tap including a pale ale, IPA, heffewiezen, stout and scotch ale. All were quite good. There was a little room for improvment with the heffewiezen, but the others were solid.
The food menu was a little limited but above average, and kudos to sourcing local for the ingredients.
The stmosphere was relaxed. I met the owners/brewer as they were also running the place. They definitely have a welcoming vibe. Worth the drive to Columbus, and I hope to make it back soon.
02-13-2012 17:09:24 | More by rplamann
Hydro Street Brewing Company in Columbus, WI
- out of 100 based on 3 ratings.