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Central Waters Brewing Co.

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Central Waters Brewing Co.Central Waters Brewing Co.
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BEER AVG
3.97/5
Based on:
37 Beers
15,067 Hads
Place Score: 97
Reviews: 21
Visits: 152
Avg: 4.53
pDev: n/a
Taps: 10
Bottles: --
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar ]

351 Allen St
Amherst, Wisconsin, 54406-8954
United States
phone: (715) 824-2739 | map
www.centralwaters.com

Notes:
Place added by: BeerAdvocate

Brewery : Mon-Fri 8am-3pm (Growler fills, beer to go, merch sales, etc)

Tap Room : Fri 3pm-10pm, Sat Noon-10pm, Sun Noon-5pm
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Reviews: 21 | Visits: 152
Reviews by beerwolf77:
Photo of beerwolf77
4.66/5  rDev +2.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4

Been here many times. Finally able to review it.

Basic tap room, smack dab in the middle of a fully functioning brewery. You can rest your head on the tanks at some of the tables. Wrap around bar has ample seating. Plenty of tables scattered throughout.

The beer selection is all Central Waters stuff but you certainly aren't gonna be sad about that. Periodically they have barrel aged stuff on tap and always rotate the seasonals. Never any quality issues here.

The people that work at the brewery are seriously some of the nicest people in the beer business. I've been treated like a long time local every time I've visited. From the owners on down to the helpers.

It may be in the middle of nowhere but it is well worth the drive up to enjoy Central Waters beer in it's natural habitat.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Kevin_Young
4.26/5  rDev -6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Photo of mattmarka1
4.5/5  rDev -0.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Angerhaus
4.33/5  rDev -4.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of batfireman
4.1/5  rDev -9.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Photo of PezCrew
4.94/5  rDev +9.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Maybe I am biased because it is my hometown, but these guys are awesome! Great selection, excellent flavors, and creativity as well. You can tell they enjoy the craft. Shine On is a favorite for anytime.

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Photo of Elumbeer
4.76/5  rDev +5.1%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5

Photo of bgabbert
4.72/5  rDev +4.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

Great beer, great place and great parties. That is all that needs to be said.

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Photo of dave21414
4.72/5  rDev +4.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Sweffin
4.48/5  rDev -1.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Photo of JFeres
4.21/5  rDev -7.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of adamranders
4.51/5  rDev -0.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Duff27
3.93/5  rDev -13.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Photo of MilwaukeeBeerMaker
4.46/5  rDev -1.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5

One of the better breweries in Wisconsin. May be a bit of a drive depending where you are coming from, but totally worth the stop. In my humble opinion, some of the best barrel aged beers in the business; and their shelf offering are nothing to sneeze at either. Always look forward to a visit here.

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Photo of pagriley
4.28/5  rDev -5.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of jschott75
3.96/5  rDev -12.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4

Photo of CWBsnob
4.93/5  rDev +8.8%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5

Photo of Kurmaraja
4/5  rDev -11.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Mellow, locals vibe with outdoor seating (weather permitting). Taproom is rather small and does get packed weekends. Quality is ... erratic. We all know that Central Waters makes some excellent dark beers - from Brewhouse Coffee & Space Ghost up to the Reserve Series and Black Gold - but the quality of their everyday product doesn't reach that level. It's all solid, well made beer, but not outstanding in class like the specialties. Thankfully, they always have specialties on draft. Service is friendly and they do a good job moving through the crowds.

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Photo of Ludsy
4.77/5  rDev +5.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5

Photo of Zatch90
4.72/5  rDev +4.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

Photo of Lionhawk
3.86/5  rDev -14.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4

Photo of Zuidman
4.1/5  rDev -9.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Photo of UWBadgerFan4Life
4.51/5  rDev -0.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5

Photo of jonesjere
4.36/5  rDev -3.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Sconnie25
4.6/5  rDev +1.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 5

In my opinion this is one of the best breweries in all of the United States.

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Central Waters Brewing Co. in Amherst, WI
97 out of 100 based on 21 ratings.