Voodoo Brewery

BEER AVG
4.01/5
Voodoo BreweryVoodoo Brewery
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Beer-to-go

215 Arch St
Meadville, Pennsylvania, 16335
United States

(814) 337-3676 | map
voodoobrewery.com

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Added by woodychandler on 03-09-2006

BEER STATS
Beers:
67
Ratings:
4,836
Reviews:
1,520
PLACE STATS
Score:
96
Ratings:
87
Reviews:
21
Avg:
4.39
pDev:
3.87%
 
 
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Ratings: 87 |  Reviews: 21
Reviews by greg4579:
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4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

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Photo of mkyer
4.35/5  rDev -0.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Photo of GulDukat88
4.16/5  rDev -5.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.25

Photo of heddar33
4.4/5  rDev +0.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of bwick29
3.84/5  rDev -12.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75

Found this gem after my parents moved to small-town western PA. Now we visit Voodoo (Meadville) every time we're in town visiting. A stop we regularly look forward to. Parking can be sub-par, and the small-town police will gladly sit outside to watch for folks leaving.

Vibe: Cool. Hipster, but not that type of hipster that is just annoying. Doors hung from the ceiling, old wood floors and bar/table tops. Taps are made out of 50s era refridgerators. Large bar spanning the entire left side of the place. Table and lounge seating as well. Checks are presented in old books which have been written in by other patrons. Think bathroom graffiti, but in an old bound book, and with your bill in it. An "interestingly entertaining" read, not for the faint of heart.

Quality: Beer is good. Consistency may be a question as I feel like I've had a watery batch here, but that may be entirely due to the fact that I only get to enjoy Voodoo 2-3 times per year.

Service: Mostly good. All but one or two times have been excellent service. Friendly, talkative staff. Only bad experiences are when the friends of the staff/owner are there, causing distraction.

Selection: Has gotten better with time. Flights are a pre-set lineup of their core beers, but it always seems like at least one of these is out and being substituted. Numerous times they've even been without their flagship IPA. Cocktails are now available too.

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Photo of Stofko1992
4.93/5  rDev +12.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of MMP126
4.41/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Went to Voodoo on 3/26/17. Went to the Meadville Location

Arriving, it is located in a small little down town area, on a little street, with a slightly inconspicuous store front. I found it, then looked for a place to park. Had a hard time with this, but I think it was my lack of knowledge, not their lack of instructions or parking. But, I found parking on the street close by (and it is free on the weekends!). Walked a block, and to the taproom.

Vibe: Very cool. Laid back, kind of "hipster" ish feel. Good tunes playing on the radio. Not too loud. Inside is decorated how the people who want the place want to decorate. And I personally love that. It wasnt loud, it wasnt obnoxious, wasnt dirty. It was cool. There is a huge bar just slightly to your left when you walk in, about 20 seats probably. There are table to the left, and a little sitting area if you want to just sit and have a beer with some friends. Was immediately greeted by a bar tender, and told me to sit anywhere. I was alone, so I sat at the bar.

Selection: Beer list was pretty big, about 10 beers. I am not sure if they had guest taps because I wasnt interested in that at the time. So, I got a flight of their "staple beers" plus a taster of "Blossoming Down Under" and "Big Black Voodoo Daddy". The menu was small, and contained a little of everything. Pizza, sandwiches, mac and cheese. I got the mac and cheese to eat. There are cans to buy, and I suggest you do. I think they do growlers, I didnt get one. They also have glasses, and shirts I think.

Quality: Man, I was blown away. All the beer was solid, and I really loved the Big Black Voodoo Daddy and the White Magic Of The Sun. But, my friends, Blossoming Down Under, IS AMAZING. Amazing IPA, hazy, soft, full of flavor. I ended up ordering a full glass of that with my meal. That beer alone is worth a trip. I got mac and cheese to eat, with pepper, and pepperoni and other meats in it. It was good, not great, and the portion was small for $10. That is really my biggest gripe.

Service: It was all that could be asked for. My glass stayed full, and my food came up super fast. Super nice guy that waited on me.

Overall: 100% worth the visit if you are close, even an hour away. Great beer, decent food (I want to try more, to give them a fair shake). Make it here if you can, its worth it.

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Photo of Yellolab2010
4.39/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of SiepJones
4.29/5  rDev -2.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Stopped by while visiting some breweries/brewpubs in the Meadville area.

V - Good times. The bar occupies an end unit of a row building. There is a long bar, behind it is an equally long communal table for patrons to sit. In the back of the bar there is also a nook with some bench seating. Next to the nook there is a pickup window for the kitchen. Since the bar is in an end unit there are a ton of windows for light. The decorations are unique. No TVs, which allow you to focus more on your company and the beer.

Q - Great beer and food. While the food options are rotating I highly suggest the Souther Fried Chicken sliders if they are on the menu. Shrimp flat bread and Hummus were also good. Had a beer sampler as well.

Ser - Bartenders were helpful & Knowledgeable. They remained friendly and attentive even as the bar became crowded.

Sel - Twelve beers on tap. The sampler includes: Good Vibes, Wynona's Big Brown ale, White Magic of the Sun, Gran Met, Voodoo Love Child, & Killpillz. Then there are about eleven food options which rotate weekly.

O - Fun place to hang out. The food is great and the beer is delicious. The bar got pretty busy while we were there on a mid Saturday afternoon. Even though there were plenty of patrons it never felt overly crowded which added to the energy/excitement in the room. This place is definitely worth checking out and I look forward to going back.

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Photo of Urk1127
3.83/5  rDev -12.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.75

Had a killapilz on a visit. First from them. I dig the building and interior. Its a very nice place id recommend a stop if you're on your way through.

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Photo of Mofunky
4.15/5  rDev -5.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of ErikFort
4.71/5  rDev +7.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5

Photo of Ohiou84
4.43/5  rDev +0.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4

The beers I had were delicious. Would have liked a few more choices. Great food. Very pleasant staff. I would recommend stopping ic you are anywhere near the place.

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Photo of Dewdew
5/5  rDev +13.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of Brian29
1.9/5  rDev -56.7%
vibe: 1 | quality: 2.5 | service: 1 | selection: 2.5

Photo of David_Porter
4.64/5  rDev +5.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75

Photo of pulito001
4.93/5  rDev +12.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5

Photo of AMCimpi
4.28/5  rDev -2.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Knapp85
4.07/5  rDev -7.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of mbroun_90
4.9/5  rDev +11.6%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of Muss42
4.53/5  rDev +3.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

Photo of AndreRus
4.86/5  rDev +10.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

Photo of Brewdog9
4.56/5  rDev +3.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4

Photo of Gregf51
4.18/5  rDev -4.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Photo of kkdowning
4.86/5  rDev +10.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

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Voodoo Brewery in Meadville, PA
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