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Good People Brewing Company

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Good People Brewing CompanyGood People Brewing Company
BA SCORE
3.95/5
Very Good
2,716 Ratings
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PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar

114 14th St S
Birmingham, Alabama, 35233-1415
United States

(205) 286-2337 | map
goodpeoplebeer.com

Notes:
Taproom Hours
Tuesday thru Friday 3:00 - 10:00
Saturday 1:00 - 10:00 w/ Tours 2:00, 3:00 and 4:00
Sunday 1:00 - 5:00 w/ Tours 2:00, 3:00 and 4:00

Added by everetends on 06-28-2008

BEER STATS
Beers:
30
Reviews:
633
Ratings:
2,716
PLACE STATS
BA Score:
4.35/5
Reviews:
24
Ratings:
83
pDev:
8.51%
 
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3.29/5  rDev -24.4%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.25 | service: 3.25 | selection: 3.5

The brewery is across the street from the AA Birmingham Barons stadium. I have been here multiple times and it is a good atmosphere to grab a beer and something from a food truck before a game. The entrance room is air conditioned, however, the taproom is not. It is a pleasant place in the spring and fall but gets awfully hot in the summer. Parking is a bit of an issue sometimes and you may have to walk a ways to get to the brewery. Overall a good place to go for a beer. Bring your dog!

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4/5  rDev -8%

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5/5  rDev +14.9%

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4.56/5  rDev +4.8%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4

Wow what a place. Tap room in the brewing facility gave a great vibe to being in Alabama to a tourist. Did a flight and liked the IPA immensely and considered buying a few sixers to take home but didn't because I was stupid. Their strong beers were also good, and the service could not have been better. If I find myself in Birmingham again, this is the first place I will go. Not only that, they had a great role in changing the beer scene in that part of the woods so give them a try, I'm sure I did.

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5/5  rDev +14.9%

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5/5  rDev +14.9%

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4.1/5  rDev -5.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Located, as many breweries are, in a somewhat run-down and industrial area, the brewery is in a large warehouse. There is a small front bar at the entrance, but we were directed to the right and into the main building area. There is a large semicircular bar in the corner, where we promptly sat down and ordered a sampler to share. Brewers were at work at the other end of the building, listening to loud music that made it somewhat difficult to hear...

They also had a small swag shop in the corner where I bought a tin tacker shaped like a licence plate for my basement bar. Large wooden cable spindles were placed on their sides for additional seating and a small stage took up another area. An open garage door led out of the building and to the side with additional seating, green space and even the old battered yellow truck that is their mascot.

A chalk line lay across the top of my sampler tray with the names of the beers scribbled in. The beers were all above average. I really enjoyed the brown ale and the Mumbai Rye (a very hoppy and spicy rye ale.) The pale ale and IPA were respectable but not quite as balanced as some of my favorites from Surly, Steel Toe, Odell, etc. The Bearded Lady wheat was fairly tasty as well. My bill was served to me in a Good People IPA can--very fun. I liked my visit to the brewery and would recommend trying them out as a shining example of a craft brewery carving a space in a difficult and traditionally non-craft market.

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Good People Brewing Company in Birmingham, AL
Brewery rating: 3.95 out of 5 with 2,716 ratings
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