Willimantic Brewing Co.
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Active Beers: 81
Beer Ratings: 507
Beer Avg: 3.97
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Ratings: 117 | Reviews: 99 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by opwog:
4.56/5 rDev +5.8%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | $$
I finally made it out to Eastern CT, an area of the state that I rarely went even when I lived there. But this is the type of place that you pray might open near you when you live in these less accessible parts of the state. I visited from Naugatuck and spent as much time driving, as I did at the pub, which also limits how much actual drinking could be done. So I started with a 12 oz of the Dyvil Hopyard IIPA. Amazing! Then the sampler set was a combination of house and guest beers, all generous sized and it is nice to be able to mix in guest beers (just none of the higher ABV beers). My other house favorite was the Six Shooter (Oyster) Stout.
As far as the place, the building is amazing. Great feel at the bar and I also walked through each room and the patio. Classic New England feel. The staff was knowledgeable and once the bartender found out that I was visiting from CA, the brewmaster/owner (?) David came by for a good chat.
There is good reason for the constant mentioning of Willibrew as a top bar and top brewery. A must visit for anybody in Eastern CT and worth the trip for anybody willing to limit their tasting or who may have a DD.
09-16-2010 22:03:06 | More by opwog
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4.69/5 rDev +8.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5 | $$$
Although the prices are a little high you more than get your money's worth. Excellent atmosphere and quality with small brewing sets put on display in the dining area as well as the bar. The service was superb, all of the staff was attentive and friendly. The selections for their beers was great and we were very happy with our waiter's suggestions. The food was very well made and even had a great selection for my vegetarian friend I brought. Could not recommend this place more.
05-12-2014 17:45:21 | More by WhiteHillsStore
Willimantic Brewing Co. in Willimantic, CT
95 out of 100 based on 117 ratings.