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Willimantic Brewing Co.

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Based on:
80 Beers
610 Hads
Place Score: 95
Reviews: 102
Visits: 147
Avg: 4.3
pDev: n/a
Taps: --
Bottles: --
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

967 Main St
Willimantic, Connecticut, 06226-2330
United States
phone: (860) 423-6777

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @willibrew

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Photo of whisperjet
4.95/5  rDev +15.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

I go to UCONN, about a 10 minute drive away, and can't believe I have waited this long to get out to Willibrew. Great looking venue from the outside; it's in the old post office and is very accessible.

There is a great feel about this place as soon as you walk in. Everyone seems to be in a good mood, its loud but not overwhelming. Just has a great energy.

Service was great. I didn't sit in the restaurant, I stayed at the bar but the bar staff was fast and reliable with great insight into their homebrews. Beer selection was really great. They have several homebrews on tap with a nice rotating selection of local crafts.

Food and beer all tasted great and were very reasonably priced. This is absolutely going to be a new favorite spot for me.

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Photo of BeerMaverick
4.9/5  rDev +14%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

I visited the Willimantic Brewing Co. because my girlfriend is from CT and she had heard amazing things and once I had researched it I found that it's an AHA member, so I knew it had to be good.

I was not dissapointed...I had 3 beers and they were fantastic. The Most Wanted IPA was most notable since employee were wearing the Most Wanted shirts. It was a very good and extremely hoppy IPA. I also had the S.W.A.K Stout and it was exceptional. Very good if you're in the mood for a sweeter stout. The Black Eye IPA was probably the best Black IPA I've ever had.

I had the Aeropostale Flatbread Pizza and it was great as well...really paired nicely with the IPAs. My girlfriend had the Gurlyville garlic walnut chicken and that was great as well.

Overall one of the best brewpubs I've ever been to.

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Photo of akorsak
4.13/5  rDev -4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

En route to the wedding, Willibrew is only a slight detour (slight is a relative term). We visited on a Tuesday night, two days removed from the most recent snowfall. The area still hasn't recovered.

Atmosphere: We entered through the bar, a long, spacious wooden one that has televisions on both ends. At least 15 guest taps, by my estimate, joined the 7 tap and 1 cask in-house offerings. Winding our way around to the dining area, we were seating in a large, breweriana-adorned room.

Quality: Service, food and beers were all good. We were even seated at a hoity-toity table reserved for large parties (thank you, Lizzie).

Service: Sarah was friendly and helpful, visiting us regularly, even as the dining area got busier. I returned later that night for a nightcap and the bartender (didn't catch a name) was also prompt.

Selection: This is where Willibrew comes through. In addition to its 8 offerings, the guest line-up includes locals and heavy hitters. I stayed with the in-house line and slowly worked my way through 7 of the 8 in some form or another. Even took a growler of Rail Mail Rye home with me.

Food: Food was also good, the menu punctuated with zip codes for each offering, a nod to the postal origins of the building. My Bulk Mail burrito was good (lighten up on the beans and add more chicken, please). Finger food for shorties is available too.

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Photo of Genuine
5/5  rDev +16.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

I can't tell you the number of times that I have been to Willibrew over the past year.

Sure it's packed most of the time, that's because everyone there knows they make some great brews and awesome food. I have yet to be dissapointed by either their food or beer.

The atmosphere is really nice, quaint, a modern day pub. You enter and immediately feel welcomed.

The service is top notch, every waiter is very knowledgeable about their beers. They make sure that you're not left with an empty glass at any point during your time there.

Selection - Wide selection of mouth watering pub food that has a post office theme to it, very fun. I have yet to have a beer of theirs that is disappointing, I wish that they would bottle and sell some. They always have fresh beer on tap that they have brewed themselves, whether it be IPA's, Stouts, pales, etc..you name it. Their selection is always changing so it's awesome to see what they have that's new.

Food - their food matches their beer, delicious. They make sure that you're not going home hungry.

Value - Priced just right...I believe their beers are only a couple of bucks, food is priced normally, nothing too high...awesome place to go with your friends and enjoy an evening out!

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Photo of hearmerawrrr
4.7/5  rDev +9.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

I went to ECSU (which is a stone throw away) for four years and very rarely came here. This was before I was big into craft beer and it's a good thing because I would have spent all of my money on the beer and food. It's one of my favorite places. We try to go once a month because they have about 5-7 different beers that come out each month. They usually have over 10 of their own brews on tap, along with 30 guest brews (mostly new england) on tap. Food is excellent! Nachos are well worth the price, you get a pile of chips loaded with meat, cheese, and all your favorite toppings. Yes, it is $13 but it is very filling. Better make reservations because they are always busy for dinner time! Bar area tables are first come, first serve.

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Photo of opwog
4.56/5  rDev +6%
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.

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Photo of Sammy
3.89/5  rDev -9.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3 | selection: 4

I travelled and stayed far from home to see this brewpub, and did come away disapointed. No heavy abvs here in the summer, I was pleased to find three saisons on tap. Near a Best Western, a half hour from Hartford. A very decent and very generous guest tap selection.Roomy inside, with a small but nice patio outside. Good mix of people, ages, decorum. A few rooms filled with tables in this historical building. Parking lot. Near an unusual bridge with big frogs. Bartenderess was a little annoyed at the end of what looked like a hot fussy day,but did not bother me.

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Photo of medic25
4.4/5  rDev +2.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 4

Finally paid my first visit to celebrate my birthday with the family. Great atmosphere in the converted post office; we sat in the dining room, but also checked out the bar which seemed to have great character. The beers were the star of the show. I started with the Saison Noir which was outstanding, then tried a sampler of 5 brews that were all delicious. The food was also top-notch. I had the mussels to start, and a very tasty ribeye for main course. The wife and kids also enjoyed their wings and nachos. The dessert tray was also first-rate, even though we barely had room for it after everything else!
My only wish is that this was closer to home; the beers at under $4 were a bargain, and it's been a while since I drank in a bar with this kind of character.

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Photo of Slatetank
4.3/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

I was happy to get the chance to stop at Willimantic with friends on two occasions - once for drinks and the next day for lunch and a brew.

The brewpub is actually a renovated old post office which is a really unique concept - the brewhouse is where the registered malt cage once was I am assuming. the kitchen is downstairs and the bar area is where the mail sorting happened -they have wine bottles stored in the letter slots. The atmospher is casual and relaxed with a friendly locals vibe. The service is very good-quick, friendly, accurate and we met the brewer who gave us a few samples from a barrel that was aging a flanders red - excellent!

The food is well made and tasty - the menu has plenty of variety and some unique items like mandarin chicken wrap. I had the onion ale soup which was really cheesy and delicious w/ pumpernickle bread crust soakin the oniony broth. They have plenty of wing sauce levels too if you enjoy some heat.

I was pleased with the choices of house brews which included a bock, rye, Ipa, pale and wheat but they also have plenty of guest taps which make over 25 choices overall.

The quality and value are well above average -you can tell everyone works together to create a comfortable dining and drinking experience - I am really impressed with the quality level of beers across the board and the people couldn't be friendlier -top notch place to have a craft brew and eat!

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Photo of HopHooligan
3.88/5  rDev -9.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.5

I've lived in eastern CT for my whole life and only went to Willibrew recently, boy was that a mistake. They have a great beer selection, awesome in house brew and great food. The food is a bit pricey and the beer isn't cheap either, but the quality and selection make up for that. They usually have 8 house brews and a bunch of craft beer on tap. Great beer selection for this area, there aren't too many like it around here. Food is great too, but like I said its a little pricey. Bar side is divided by the brewery from the restaurant. Building is gorgeous, it was previously a federal postal office so it has that grand feel to it with vaulted ceilings and columns out front. Overall a great place for a beer after work with they guys or a nice dinner with the fam.

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Photo of mummy178
4.58/5  rDev +6.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4

We go about once a week for beer and nachos in the bar. This place doesn't win awards and accolades without reason. It is a standout among brewpubs in Connecticut. Owner and Brewmaster Dave Wollner is always brewing something new of his own, as well as offering a large selection of guest microbrews on tap. A true beer lover, or should I say, lovers of TRUE BEER, will know and appreciate what Dave does. It is a destination for those both near and far, and we are fortunate to live within a 20-mile drive of it.

Food offerings range from soups, salads, burgers and sandwiches, to entrees, and while it can go from average to very good (and has been improving), the real attraction is still the beer and rightfully so...it's what Dave excels at and is his true passion and reason for being put on this earth. Thank your respective gods for that fact. But if beer is not your thing, they do have full bar and wine a well.

You may dine in the dining room or the pub, but the pub is where it's at. Full menu is offered there, and the lively bustle and cast of colorful regulars provide an ever-changing venue for people-watching, eavesdropping, barging into conversations with complete strangers, or just seeing and being seen. Play NTN trivia as well if you are adept at multi-tasking, as doing all of the above, with a fork in one hand and a beer in the other, and being expected to prove your intelligence at the same time can prove to be somewhat of a challenge. Service is attentive for the most part, whether at a table or at the bar. The bar staff usually keeps a good eye on the status of the beverage in front of you and it's not often that you go dry.

You really need to attend one of their quarterly beer dinners. Here is where the chefs can step out of the drudgery of standard menu constraints and create dishes that make the guest beer offerings really pop. These are pure magic--you just need to go. The food will rival any of the best restaurants anywhere, as the chefs put quite a bit extra effort and creativity into the menus.

Now, put on your coat and go!

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Photo of hoppymcgee
4.55/5  rDev +5.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 5

A diamond in the rough! Really! Willimantic is not the nicest city in the world but "WilliBrew" is definitely doing all it can to change that.

You'll notice as you drive up that it's a staggering, huge, old converted Post Office. You'll also notice that as you pull into the parking lot that there's usually not enough parking.

When you step inside they usually carry all the good "beeriodicals" - Yankee Brew News, Ale Street News, and even BA mag if you're lucky!

As you turn the corner there's the looong hallway style bar (and you'll also notice to the left the restaurant part as you come in the door) with tables to sit at as well. The long, dark wood old school bar is part of what makes the atmosphere almost perfect.

I suggest taking a seat at the bar as you'll get your beers quicker and can also order food. They have many, many taps (and I believe a few cask lines and nitro drafts) that are always offering up fine brews. If you're from out of town, I would try as many of their house offerings as possible - they're great.

Any of the food I've ever gotten has been delicious. I recommend the beer bread for starters (it comes with a creamy cinnamon butter), the hot buffalo/honey bbq wings, and any of their burgers for the entree.

You will not be disappointed with your experience here as they have a very friendly staff and knowledgeable bartenders.

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Photo of irishct15
4.65/5  rDev +8.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 4

I've been going here since My college days since it was right down the hill. It is absolutely my favorite place to go in Connecticut. David knows how to brew some fantastic beers. His IPA's are that good and his Willi Whammers are amazing. It always has the best selection of beer in Eastern CT as well. I counted 40 taps and always quality beer. I had some IST and some CL Porter last week. The food is pretty damn good as well. They have great theme nights and electronic trivia for entertainment as well.

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Photo of jeffthecheff
4.3/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 3

This may be the best brew pub I've been to. It's a gem that somehow does very well in Willimantic. The beers are constantly rotating, there seems to be something new every week or so. They always have one or two IPA's, and they do a good job at them. I've seen them offer some unusual or rare styles, like shwarzbier, sours, and spiced beers. They also have the standard ambers, pale ales, and golden ales that a brewpub should offer, and they are quite good. I had their 2005 barleywine, and it may have been the best barleywine I've ever had.

Not only do they brew a good variety of styles, but they carry a great guest tap list. They seem to have all the limited run beers from local breweries, and they have almost every style. This place would score great as a beer bar just based on their guest list.

The food is okay, I haven't eaten much except pub food here, but the people I've come with have never been really impressed with anything. The wings are great and so is the beer bread.

I really like the atmosphere here. It doesn't feel like a brewpub or even a beer bar, but just a good bar. Trivia screens, Stein Day Sunday (bring your own stein and they fill it for a pint price), and a really cool old post office building are some highlights.

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Photo of Durge
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

This was my first visit though it was long awaited. Too bad it's just enough off the beaten path out in Willimantic, CT to not visit regularly for us non-locals. The place is a big old building (former post office, hence all the artistic references to mail and stamps, etc.), pretty easy to find right on the main street Route 32/66 in the middle of downtown. There is a good sized parking lot but stopping in around the dinner hour the place was pretty mobbed and I had to poke around the nearby streets for a space. Once inside the place it was loud and crowded. There are two main areas, a dining section that was very busy at the time, and then a good sized bar room with a long and attractive bar. Despite the obvious commotion I was able to find a stool readily and was attended to quickly. Generally a friendly crew which seemed to know many of the clients on a first name basis. Good banter and open conversation in general. I was pleasantly surprised by the number and quality of the guest taps. There were probably 20 or more covering an admirable variety of styles and reputable micro brewers, mostly domestic stuff. I could easily have amused myself for hours with the guest taps but on my first visit I wanted to try a couple of the house brews. I had an Anytown American Special Bitter which was hoppier than I expected so I was happier than expected. I also had a real treat with their Imperial Black Knight Wonder Whammer Barleywine. Never had anything like it before as noted in my review and quite a fun experience. I spoke briefly with Dave who was behind the bar and apparently is the Brewmaster here, or at least one of the brewers. He offered some beer chat and seemed glad that somebody was adventurous enough to appreciate the barleywine as I did. They had a good ten or more house brews available and they seem to bring out a rotation of new offerings once or twice a week. A nice mix of stuff with plenty of hoppy styles for the likes of me. They also had a cask saison available this night. As I said, the guest beer choices were great and I was especially impressed to see that most were local folks like Cottrell, Old Burnside, Farmington River, Hooker, New England, Magic Hat, Allagash, Berkshire, Blue Point (Rastafari Rye!) and many others along with the bigger national names like Rogue, Sierra Nevada & Dogfish. There was also a fair bottled selection, but I would never get to that! Speaking with Mike from Columbia, CT at the bar, he comes here regularly, says his wife enjoys the wine selection and he is obviously tres content with the brewskis. Apparently the food is not the highlight here, but you could have fooled me judging by the crowd there on a Wednesday night. They sell a good amount of souvenir items including quite a few tee shirts. I walked out with a growler of their Ey-PA which I hope to crack tomorrow night. I can't wait to go back. If only this place was 50 miles further west, like in Watertown, CT!! Make the effort to drive the extra 15-20 minutes off the highway (84) to check this awesome establishment out. Consider a hotel for the night!

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Photo of Deuane
4.22/5  rDev -1.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

What more can be said. I have been here a handful of times now over the years and every visit has been very pleasant.

The building is simply fantastic and must been seen to be appreciated.

Service has always been solid and cheerful with the servers actually knowing something about the beer they serve! The food falls into this line too...solid and tasty. Last time I had a delicious Rhode Island style clam chowder that I loved so much that when I came home I made my own version.

As fas as the beers....usually solid to fantastic. Plenty of house brewed tap choices along with occasional guests and usually a cask selection or two.

A totally solid establishment and it is with little wonder that they are ranked in the top 50 places to have a beer in the USA. If you are anywhere even close to WilliBrew do yourself a favor and GO!

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Photo of BeerNinja007
4.38/5  rDev +1.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

A: Converted from a big stone post office into a brewpub. Original building and structures incorporated into the layout wherever possible. Awesome play on a traditional authoritarian (government) atmosphere. High ceilings give an open, airy, atmosphere. Glad to find seating outside on a beautiful Saturday noontime. I love the juxtaposition of post office vs beer garden.

Q: Food, beer, atmosphere, service, etc all very enjoyable, entirely up to par with that of a high quality establishment.

S: Good service. Attentive, nothing lacking, but not distinctive.

S: Good list of beers from many styles, many of their own, plus other local brew and a few out of state micros. I was able to sample two of theirs, both of which were pretty darn good.

F: Crab cake appetizer was top shelf... nice presentation with greens and aouli, tasty, glad I splurged on them. Steak and cheese sandwich (don't remember exactly what it was called) was iffy... just some shaved steak with sauteed onions and cheese on a roll. Sandwich would've benefitted from some greens, fancier presentation, anything to make it more distinctive. Side of steak fries was unremarkable.

V: Top notch. Reasonable prices for great beer and food.

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Photo of indiapaleale
4.58/5  rDev +6.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4

Willibrew is awesome.

Atmosphere is pretty amazing, this is an old post office...hence the postal theme with all the beers and food.

Food is very good, lots and lots of options. Try the garlic fries!

Beer, okay this is where this place obviously shines...

Lots of brewed in-house beers that are all pretty tasty. I had the rye ale which was excellent. Along with all of their house beers they also have a ton of awesome guest taps, way more than most brewpubs have. On 4/21 they had the ST Jahva, Brooklyn Intensified Chocolate Stout, Stoudts Maibock among a lot of other great ones.

Overall, this place does everything great...its a pub/bar/restaurant with awesome beer and great food. Its always packed and the staff are all very nice. Don't miss out...

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Photo of erosier
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Located in the heart of Willimantic in the old post office building, I was surprised to see how big it was when I actually got inside. Went for dinner and beers at this place and was pleasently surprised when I got inside. All the time I was an undergrad at UConn I never got around to getting out here, but now that I'm out and came back (with an even greater appreciation for craft beer) it's time I visited. The atmosphere was great, it was somewhat dimly lit with the fermentation tanks out of the way, but at a place where I could still look at them in awe. Great restaurant/brewpub feel.
The service was really good, our waitress was extremely helpful in choosing dinner and the beers. She described the tastes of each of them without bias, and was really knowledgable with the food as well. The food was excellent, I am going to go back to try what else they have on their menu but it was really good and a perfect portion.
The beer was excellent! It all had a very very fresh taste to it, a hint of iodine but nothing that was unpleasant. I can't say enough of the beer except that I would have tried them all if I could have. The selection was great as well - they had a style for everyone and about 10 on tap at a time so that was OK by me.
The food was a bit pricey, but the quality made it completely worthwhile and the beer was priced very reasonably.

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Photo of ClockworkOrange
4.05/5  rDev -5.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Stop two on our way up to Boston. It's lunchtime and the place is fairly crowded. S.W.A.T. Stout (sealed with a kiss) was the standout hit at our table. One of the coolest bars/bar area in a brewpub I've ever seen. Rivaled in length only by the old bar in Victory's brewpub. Food was very tasty. I had the soup of the day. It was a Rhode Island style clam chowder that is broth based rather than cream. Some people argue that this is soup and not chowder, whatever, it was delicious. Service was speedy and attentive. If you are passing through CT on 84, do make a point to detour over to Willimantic.

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Photo of RomanW70
4.43/5  rDev +3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4

Although I love only an hour away, this was my first isit to Willamantic Brewing Company. Great experience. The place was packed, although had a laid back atmosphere. I was impressed by the huge number of guest taps, in addition to the absued number of beers they brew themselves. The menu also lists upcoming house drafts. I had a sampler, and was impressed by all their beers, especially the Rail Mail Rye, which is as tasty a 5% beer I've ever had. I met the head brewer Dave, who came by to chat beer for 5 minutes even though the restaurant was absurdly busy, and gave a preview of Night of the Barrels. The burger was tasty, if a tiny bit overcooked. I walked out with a growler of the Rail Mail Rye. Great experience.

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Photo of pittvkyle7
3.23/5  rDev -24.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 1.5 | food: 4

A bunch of us have been wanting to go here for a long time and finally we made the trip to willimantic.

Of course like everyone says the building is very impressive and a nice place to eat and drink with friends.

I got a bad first impression of their selection because eveything we ordered was out. I'm serrious too, our waitress actually said "sorry but basically everything on the beer menu is out except for the barleywines and the fall seasonal" So this did not get us off to a good start considering some of us drove over an hour to get there to drink their beer.

I ended up having the 2009 unfiltered IPA and the 07 Barleywine. The IPA was VERY unfiltered and did not look tasty really, my friend thought it was apple cider. And being a homebrewer it looked like they shook up the fermenter on purpose to stir up that much sediment. I mean my homebrew is unfiltered but I have never seen anything like this. The 07 barleywine was very good though.

My friends got food and it all looked extremely tasty. I wish I orderd some!

I want to go back because I hate to give this place bad marks but I have to be honest. I was really expecting a lot more from a place that most people say is the best brew pup in CT. I hope the next time I go they actually have some of their beers on tap.

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Photo of SUjunkie
4.1/5  rDev -4.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Without a doubt the best brewery I have been to in CT. The location is in an old post office. Huge ceilings. 60 foot bar. The largest square foot brewery that I have been to.
We went on a Sunday afternoon and took advantage of their special on bring a Stein and get a full glass at the pint price. I had the Octoberfest, Harvest and Rye. Wife had the VEG IPA and the Huskies IPA. All were very good quality beers. They also had the following on tap -
PS Pale Bock
Certified Gold
Hopyard IPA
Belgian Black

For a brewery they had a lot of "outside" taps. More than most breweries and some quality beer from Dogfish, Long Trail, etc.
We also had burgers, wings and nachos which were all tasty and at a great price. The bartenders were very friendly as well.

Will be back soon for sure.

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Photo of ericlawton007
4.43/5  rDev +3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Willibrew always has a few IPAs on tap, occasionally the double IPA or a Belgian IPA. None of these are dissappointing if you are a fan of citrusy IPAs, as the brewmaster here knows how to brew this style. Food is very good, especially their appetizers. Try the nachos with blackend chicken with a Yukon IPA. The atmosphere is dark and quiet, a place to take a group of people to enjoy beer and not get annoyed by loud music. The prices are standard of any brew pub. Every Sunday you can bring your own stein(any size), and get it filled for the price of a regular pint.

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Photo of Yetiman420
4.45/5  rDev +3.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

This was stop #250 on my quest to visit every quality brewery in North America.

We stopped in for lunch on a Saturday. Impressive building (an old post office) and they have hops running up the front of the building - probably 60 feet - which I later learning they do use for aroma in their beers.

They had three different IPA's on tap including an imperial IPA that was more barleywine to me. They also had an awesome selection of guest taps from local micros.

We sat at the bar and our server was very friendly and knew her stuff.

A worthwile stop for the great beers/selection and the architecture of an old post office.

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Willimantic Brewing Co. in Willimantic, CT
95 out of 100 based on 102 ratings.