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Exile Brewing Co.

Not Rated.
Exile Brewing Co.Exile Brewing Co.
BEER AVG
3.94/5
Based on:
27 Beers
380 Hads
Place Score: -
Reviews: 7
Visits: 29
Avg: 4.07
pDev: n/a
Taps: --
Bottles: --
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

1514 Walnut St
Des Moines, Iowa, 50309-3420
United States
phone: (515) 883-2337 | map
exilebrewing.com

Notes:
Place added by: ahoff101 on 06-15-2012

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Reviews: 7 | Visits: 29
Reviews by Clones21:
Photo of Clones21
4.56/5  rDev +12%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.75

Have been at Exile a few times. Had their lunch a while back, and was very pleased. I had the French Dip and it was fantasic and well prepared! I already knew that the beer is very well brewed. I have came here a couple of times just to sit at the bar and have a beer or two, and it's worth it. If you enjoy German brews, you will love Exile. The atmosphere here is great in my opinion. There hardly is ever any immature 21 year olds acting dumb at the bar, so the atmosphere is nice and laid back. I recommend this place to everyone. Great food, great beer, great building. Give it a try!

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More User Reviews:
Photo of HawkeyeJosh
4.59/5  rDev +12.8%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 5

Photo of SomewhereInTheMiddle
4.06/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Photo of Goosegeek
4.69/5  rDev +15.2%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.75

Amazing brews and food

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Photo of Hohnbaum
3.91/5  rDev -3.9%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of Sprague67
5/5  rDev +22.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of tapperm
4.21/5  rDev +3.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Photo of YodersBeerEmporium
4.1/5  rDev +0.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Finally has gotten away from the traditional German lagers! Been improving lately doing good IPAs, Pales and a few sours!

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Photo of Scott17taylor
4.4/5  rDev +8.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 5

Photo of misternebbie
4.15/5  rDev +2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of Norvelljeff
5/5  rDev +22.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

This is the best brewery is Des Moines. Great beer selection and the staff is more then fantastic. Everyone should get to this place ASAP. Food is top notch as well. Ask for JD, he is a manager and knows the lay of the land. Thanks Exile!

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Photo of Rasmutant
4.45/5  rDev +9.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.25

Photo of Mulgrejm
4.6/5  rDev +13%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4.75

Photo of MickeyTheHead
4.14/5  rDev +1.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.75

This place has great food and a wide variety of beer. I'd have to say I consider it to be the best brewery in the Des Moines, IA area. The service is pretty good considering how busy the place seems to stay.

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Photo of jruno
4.28/5  rDev +5.2%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Photo of gjoker321
4/5  rDev -1.7%

I was extremely impressed with the friendliness of their bar staff. Walked me through all the information about the beers and had some excellent one-offs. Definitely my favorite brewery downtown by far. The food looked really good though I did not get a chance to try.

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Photo of Doeden23
3/5  rDev -26.3%

Photo of PhillyStyle
4/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of bufante
3/5  rDev -26.3%

Terrible service, average beer, sweet environment.

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Photo of KAF
4/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of PatrickKlopfenstein
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of 22Blue
4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

Photo of DCdevyl78
4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

Photo of Joey-bags1990
4/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of qcbrewer
3.5/5  rDev -14%

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Exile Brewing Co. in Des Moines, IA
- out of 100 based on 7 ratings.