Hideout Brewing Company

BEER AVG
3.69/5
Hideout Brewing CompanyHideout Brewing Company
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

3113 Plaza Dr NE
Grand Rapids, Michigan, 49525-2901
United States

(616) 361-9658 | map
hideoutbrewing.com

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Added by CRJMellor on 05-02-2005

BEER STATS
Beers:
83
Reviews:
127
Ratings:
511
PLACE STATS
Score:
88
Reviews:
30
Ratings:
81
Avg:
3.92
pDev:
6.89%
 
 
Taps:
30
Bottles/Cans:
0
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
Y
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Reviews: 30 | Ratings: 81
Reviews by kylelenk:
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3.38/5  rDev -13.8%
vibe: 2.75 | quality: 3 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 2

This scoring shouldn't discourage people from attending as I feel Hideout is a great stop in Grand Rapids.

A-Very divey...it's built in an old hot tub rental warehouse. Kind of still smells like chlorine. Have fun loft with shuffleboard and vintage video games systems. I believe they have open mic and performers sometimes.

Q-Beers are great tasting but have to assume they're using flavor additives in the majority (with offerings like Root Beer Stout, Tutti Frutti Cream Ale, Coconut Almond Brown, etc.).

S- They usually have 25-35 different beers on tap with a few solid nitro offerings. Their taps rotate over pretty quickly as they seem to have a half dozen new brews on tap every week. You can almost be assured to stumble upon a style that you've never seen before. I've had Hot Dog beer, Bacon Stouts, etc.

F-Free popcorn a limited menu of mainly reheated, frozen bar food like nachos, bosco sticks, etc.

V-A little bit pricier than you'd expect for the quality. Pints start at $4.25 for mainstays and then go up to $6 for specialties.

O-Like I said, give it a shot and you won't be disappointed. Need to work a little bit on consistency but it's a fun little dive brewery and is usually always quiet.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of craft_shannie
2.66/5  rDev -32.1%
vibe: 2.5 | quality: 3 | service: 2 | selection: 3

Photo of PrestigeWorldwide
3.76/5  rDev -4.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.75

Photo of SpAiReArGsEonNE
4.45/5  rDev +13.5%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

Photo of Mxsluis
3.98/5  rDev +1.5%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of JLW
3.97/5  rDev +1.3%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3

Photo of cadaugherty
3.92/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75

Photo of Loudog1411
3.66/5  rDev -6.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3

Photo of NateDyk47
4.14/5  rDev +5.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.75

Went to Hideout Brewing Company a few weeks ago. It really is a little hole in the wall, but it's a pretty good atmosphere, wasn't crazy busy, and had video games & darts upstairs. They have free bags of chips & pretzels around the bar. Bartender was a little rude, but I think that's just the vibe they're going for. I'll definitely go again at some point.

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Photo of BudznSudz13
3.93/5  rDev +0.3%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 2

Photo of Giggy
3.58/5  rDev -8.7%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

Photo of mcrawford
3.65/5  rDev -6.9%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 2.5

Photo of lwhite28
4.73/5  rDev +20.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 5

Photo of shellsncheese
5/5  rDev +27.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of coz
4.06/5  rDev +3.6%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Photo of jakelang
3.69/5  rDev -5.9%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75 | food: 1

Photo of aussiebeer
4.48/5  rDev +14.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of a_beckman25
3.98/5  rDev +1.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 2

Very unique place. Old video games upstairs and some off the wall beers. Quality isn't up there with founders but not many breweries are. You will definitely wonder if you are heading to the right place. Worth checking out and bombers to go are very reasonably priced. $5-$7 for everything

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Photo of alistairbench
3.33/5  rDev -15.1%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.25 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 1.25

Photo of fullmoonbeer
3.89/5  rDev -0.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75 | food: 1

Photo of Jeffrey84
3.53/5  rDev -9.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 1

Awesome place that is a literal hideout. Dive bar with a huge selection of average to below average beer. Really like the low key vibe.

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Photo of Shaskins80
4.06/5  rDev +3.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of MSEGUIN
3.72/5  rDev -5.1%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75

Photo of BryanA
3.25/5  rDev -17.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 2.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3

Photo of jeffreyfred79
4.56/5  rDev +16.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5 | food: 3

Just a cool place to go and have some really well crafted beers.

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Hideout Brewing Company in Grand Rapids, MI
3.69 out of 5 based on 511 ratings.
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