Fegley's Bethlehem Brew Works

BEER AVG
3.71/5
Fegley's Bethlehem Brew WorksFegley's Bethlehem Brew Works
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

569 Main Street
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, 18018
United States

(610) 882-1300 | map
thebrewworks.com

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BEER STATS
Beers:
102
Ratings:
1,729
Reviews:
652
PLACE STATS
Score:
88
Ratings:
146
Reviews:
88
Avg:
3.92
pDev:
10.71%
 
 
Taps:
0
Bottles/Cans:
0
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
N
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Ratings: 146 |  Reviews: 88
Reviews by rfgetz:
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4.16/5  rDev +6.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Exterior retains the look and feel of a 1950's small town America Main Street, only the mash tun visible in the front window distinguishes whats inside. Nice steel/copper/brick/wood industrial decor, plays up to the rich steel-town history of Bethlehem, great exposed visable brewing set up unlike many other brewpubs which isolate the equipment to one small area, sometimes behind glass or closed doors. Long tarnished metal topped bar on the right hand side room with ample booth seating, slightly elevated dinning area holds the conditioning and storage tanks and a basement holds another bar.

9 beers on tap this visit with a capacity for up to 14 it appears. Good selection for a brew pub, however 3-4 of the beers could be seen as entry-level craft, but thats more than made up for by the multiple IPA's, a smoked beer, winter seasonal and a big imperial stout on hand. A bottle menu of about 100 beers focuses on Belgians, mostly middle ground like the Chimay's but nothing crazy like Cantillon.

Service was good, bar was crowded with only one tender in mid-afternoon and he handled it well. Night crew was very friendly and chatty. We were on the way to a family event, so no dinner this visit, but will be back.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of CreightonSM
4.11/5  rDev +4.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of ogman
4.21/5  rDev +7.4%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Photo of Stofko1992
4.31/5  rDev +9.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Photo of mikr
2.19/5  rDev -44.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3 | service: 1 | selection: 2.25 | food: 1

Ordered food but none came

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Photo of zekeman17
3.86/5  rDev -1.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of WookieNextDoor
4.2/5  rDev +7.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.75

Photo of GratefulJack
3.96/5  rDev +1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Worth the stop if you ever find yourself in Bethlehem.

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Photo of freeman052
3.68/5  rDev -6.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

Photo of Santiagocpr
4.45/5  rDev +13.5%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of Devman171
4.23/5  rDev +7.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of dgentile10
3.64/5  rDev -7.1%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.25

Photo of mk66
4.39/5  rDev +12%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of BanditoJunkie
4.03/5  rDev +2.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Visited Brew Works in Bethlehem on a Saturday night. Waited almost an hour but we had a table of ten(wait was to be expected)...Many of us ordered the flight sampler of 6 beers which was very good. Appetizers were pretty much bar food except the Boom Boom shrimp(very good)...I had the Slag Pot meatloaf which was excellent, Fish Tacos were also very good....Service was excellent and we really had a great night

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Photo of BelgianBeerMe
3.6/5  rDev -8.2%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3.5

Photo of Lurkerson
3.81/5  rDev -2.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.5

Photo of IPAchris
3.56/5  rDev -9.2%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

Photo of beatenbyjacks
3.79/5  rDev -3.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Quite a change of pace from a large patio Colorado brewery, but it works. The food was good. I enjoyed the vibe of the metal and open brewery equipment everywhere. I wish it had more patio space, but ehh. They had more beers in bottles than on tap, which kinda stunk as I would have liked to enjoy it on tap, but still a decent list. Nothing mind blowing, but still a fun place to get to.

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Photo of slasich
3.65/5  rDev -6.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.75

Photo of yergermeister
3.74/5  rDev -4.6%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Photo of LehighAce06
3.96/5  rDev +1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.25

Photo of tvghost
3.81/5  rDev -2.8%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

Photo of DaveHack
4.23/5  rDev +7.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of Jake_eff
3.68/5  rDev -6.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Mike is a great guy and bartender.

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Photo of Jguthpsu
4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

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Fegley's Bethlehem Brew Works in Bethlehem, PA
3.71 out of 5 based on 1,729 ratings.
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