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Water Street Brewery

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221 Ratings
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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:
23
Reviews:
80
Ratings:
221
PLACE STATS
BA Score:
3.54/5
Reviews:
27
Ratings:
59
pDev:
12.99%
 
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3.85/5  rDev +8.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

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3.39/5  rDev -4.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 2.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5

Photo of iRun2Beer
3.41/5  rDev -3.7%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3 | service: 4 | selection: 3.25 | food: 3.5

Photo of costanzo_mike
3.99/5  rDev +12.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Photo of AuntBea
4.23/5  rDev +19.5%
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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2.79/5  rDev -21.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3 | service: 2.25 | selection: 2.5 | food: 3

Photo of Chris-1911
3.85/5  rDev +8.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

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3.86/5  rDev +9%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of treznor
2.65/5  rDev -25.1%
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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4.05/5  rDev +14.4%
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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2.76/5  rDev -22%
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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3.38/5  rDev -4.5%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

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3.59/5  rDev +1.4%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.5

Photo of pat61
3.35/5  rDev -5.4%
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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3.58/5  rDev +1.1%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.25 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.75

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3.48/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of logicalparadox
3.04/5  rDev -14.1%
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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3/5  rDev -15.3%

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4/5  rDev +13%

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2.26/5  rDev -36.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

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3/5  rDev -15.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

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3/5  rDev -15.3%

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Water Street Brewery in Milwaukee, WI
Brewery rating: 3.49 out of 5 with 221 ratings
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