Great Waters Brewing

BEER AVG
3.74/5
Great Waters BrewingGreat Waters Brewing
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Eatery, Store

426 St. Peter Street
Saint Paul, Minnesota, 55102
United States

(651) 224-2739 | map
greatwatersbc.com

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BEER STATS
Beers:
37
Ratings:
329
Reviews:
156
PLACE STATS
Score:
86
Ratings:
85
Reviews:
46
Avg:
3.82
pDev:
6.81%
 
 
Taps:
8
Bottles/Cans:
0
Cask:
Y
Beer-to-Go:
Y
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Ratings: 85 |  Reviews: 46
Reviews by herman77:
Photo of herman77
4/5  rDev +4.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Its like an old school cafe. The bar is pretty small, but they had a decent selection of liquor and scotches. About 8-10 different beers on tap, four of witch were on their english style beer engines. I've only been there a few times (great to go before Wild games) and the last time we were there, it was happy hour; $2.50 pints and half price apps, can't go wrong with that. Bartenders were a little quiet, but warm up to you if you ask them questions. Got a little sample of their English mild which was pretty tasty, but opted for their Sans Pantalons instead since I wanted to get a little more buzzed for the Wild game.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of couchsitta
4.04/5  rDev +5.8%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Photo of DissentFatsquirrel
3.05/5  rDev -20.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 2.75 | service: 3 | selection: 2.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of TrePackDog
3.24/5  rDev -15.2%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3 | service: 3.25 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3

Photo of Mdodge8837
3.98/5  rDev +4.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75

Photo of StonedTrippin
3.8/5  rDev -0.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.75

one of those big downtown old brewery establishments that doesnt feel real personal, sort of like a hotel bar or something, it has that vibe to it i guess. beautiful structure though, right downtown, dim lit inside like a steakhouse, a big street patio opens right up to a cool little buzzing corridor, very pleasant out there, im sure they get a lot more business from working people downtown and passers by than they do from specifically beer people, but the beer wasnt bad at all. i didnt really care for the saint nelson ipa, i didnt think it had enough of the nelson hop qualities about it for the name, but the blonde ale was easy drinking and well made. seems almost like it could be a chain, it isnt. they had a substantial list of house beers, maybe 15 or so of them, and an expansive food menu as well. i had a very mediocre salad, but other food leaving the kitchen looked better. one of those places to really only ever go once for me, i dont think they offer a unique enough experience in terms of the beer, but its worth checking out at least once if you are in the area. maybe a good lunch spot in the summer time.

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Photo of TooGood
3.74/5  rDev -2.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Photo of jrsaffert
4.04/5  rDev +5.8%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of MattMorin
3.03/5  rDev -20.7%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3 | service: 3 | selection: 3 | food: 3

Photo of Lostbeer35
3.8/5  rDev -0.5%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

Photo of 952melvin
4.44/5  rDev +16.2%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Nice feel in the St Paul down town, good food and service. Nice view on a cold winter night after dark, site next to the windows and enjoy the view and brew.

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Photo of Robdiesel21
3.85/5  rDev +0.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.75

Photo of BrewNoob1
3.96/5  rDev +3.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

Photo of LXIXME
3.6/5  rDev -5.8%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.75

Photo of Taybeh
3.73/5  rDev -2.4%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

Photo of coombski
4.33/5  rDev +13.4%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.5

Photo of Ilafan
3.7/5  rDev -3.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of BigAl18
3.23/5  rDev -15.4%
vibe: 2 | quality: 2.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.5

Photo of iRun2Beer
3.6/5  rDev -5.8%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.75

Photo of PlatonicOtterLuv
3.68/5  rDev -3.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.75

Photo of XmnwildX12
3.35/5  rDev -12.3%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

Photo of maedhros09
4.1/5  rDev +7.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

I think of Great Waters as a decent but fairly average brewpub. The beers aren't very bold but rather tend towards the easy and drinkable side. I haven't ordered much food besides apps. Service was a little spotty, but friendly. Definitely worth a shot.

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Photo of pat61
3.6/5  rDev -5.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.75

I like sitting out on the patio in summer having a beer. While I am not a great fan of their beer, there are usually at least a couple that are good. The food is burgers and sandwiches and bar food. Some of it is good.

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Photo of Fargrow
4/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of BeerSnobRobinson
4/5  rDev +4.7%

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Great Waters Brewing in Saint Paul, MN
3.74 out of 5 based on 329 ratings.
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