Water Street Brewery

BEER AVG
3.49/5
Water Street BreweryWater Street Brewery
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

1101 N. Water Street
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 53202
United States

(414) 272-1195 | map
waterstreetbrewery.com

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BEER STATS
Beers:
24
Ratings:
206
Reviews:
76
PLACE STATS
Score:
81
Ratings:
58
Reviews:
27
Avg:
3.52
pDev:
9.09%
 
 
Taps:
0
Bottles/Cans:
0
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
N
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Ratings: 58 |  Reviews: 27
Photo of Spaceman_Jer
3.39/5  rDev -3.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 2.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5

Photo of iRun2Beer
3.41/5  rDev -3.1%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3 | service: 4 | selection: 3.25 | food: 3.5

Photo of costanzo_mike
3.99/5  rDev +13.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Photo of AuntBea
4.23/5  rDev +20.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Great find! Good beer selection & a great menu. Our server was very helpful with beer suggestions & food

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Photo of Angerhaus
2.79/5  rDev -20.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3 | service: 2.25 | selection: 2.5 | food: 3

Photo of Chris-1911
3.85/5  rDev +9.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of tim007007
3.86/5  rDev +9.7%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of treznor
2.65/5  rDev -24.7%
vibe: 3 | quality: 1.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3

Pretty standard bar scene (at their downtown location). Fairly nice waitstaff and a fairly wide selection of beers. Unfortunately, ever single one of their beers was... bad. Its pretty rare for me to leave anything in a taster in a flight of beers. The 8 I tried tonight (their standard 6 plus two seasonals, the Black IPA and the Flanders Brown) were bad, every single one. I didn't finish a single sample (I think the IPA is the only one I made it halfway through). Almost every beer tasted under-attenuated and every beer had at least one fairly glaring fault.

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Photo of AJNIDEK
4.05/5  rDev +15.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4.75

This is for their Grafton location. Been coming here for business for a few years and the fantastic food and service keeps me coming back. Being 100 meters from my hotel does not hurt either. Their beer has evolved to where I can drink and actually enjoy it now. IPA is a bit bitter but this make their black IPA a beautiful thing. Bright and airy feel with great bartenders makes it relaxing any season. Worth a stop.

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Photo of 03fatboy
2.76/5  rDev -21.6%
vibe: 2.5 | quality: 2.5 | service: 2.5 | selection: 3.25 | food: 3.25

There own Beer Pretty Good Small Brewery

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Photo of DbbC
3.38/5  rDev -4%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

Photo of redleg411
3.59/5  rDev +2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.5

Photo of pat61
3.35/5  rDev -4.8%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.25 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3

It is basically bar food - cheese curds, scotch eggs, burgers and the like. The beer is decent but there is a lot of the light stuff. All and all its worth a stop.

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Photo of italianstallion
3.58/5  rDev +1.7%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.25 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.75

Photo of LukeK
3.48/5  rDev -1.1%

Photo of logicalparadox
3.04/5  rDev -13.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 2.75 | service: 2.75 | selection: 3 | food: 3.5

Low key interior with a personal feel and touch of personality. Not too loud, which was nice. Staff are friendly, but the restaurant is self serve... Not a great choice if you want a real sit down meal.

Food is home style pub food with a bit of a twist. I missed the homemade pretzels, but my schnitzel sandwich was good. Garlic-parm fries were just fries dusted with some store bought shake. On the bright side my asian salad had fresh orange segments rather than from a can.

Beers are OK (a bit thin and mostly one dimensional), with limited selection (5 on tap) but they have great prices.

Mediocre overall.

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Photo of SWChi
3/5  rDev -14.8%

Photo of bowzer4birdie
4/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of rowleypw
2.26/5  rDev -35.8%

Photo of Eman17
3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

Photo of WoostaBia
3/5  rDev -14.8%

Photo of stouts4me
3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

Photo of JeffSK
3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

Photo of Dexterityviking
3/5  rDev -14.8%

Photo of WwLoganxX
4/5  rDev +13.6%

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Water Street Brewery in Milwaukee, WI
3.49 out of 5 based on 206 ratings.
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