Schooner Exact Brewing Company

Schooner Exact Brewing CompanySchooner Exact Brewing Company
BA SCORE
64.3%
Liked Their Beers
3.74 w/ 644 Ratings
Schooner Exact Brewing CompanySchooner Exact Brewing Company
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery, Beer-to-go

3901 1st Ave S
Seattle, Washington, 98134
United States

(206) 261-6294 | map
schoonerexact.com

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Added by t0rin0 on 04-09-2009

BEER STATS
Beers:
43
Reviews:
188
Ratings:
644
Liked:
414
Average:
3.74/5
PLACE STATS
BA Score:
90.3%
Reviews:
10
Ratings:
31
Liked:
28
Avg:
4.14/5
pDev:
8.45%
 
 
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Ratings: 31 |  Reviews: 10
Photo of Sound_Explorer
4.09/5  rDev -1.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Sort of set back from the road, so a little hard to see without their sandwich board sign at the curb. Parking is a bit limited so be prepared to park down a side street perhaps. Inside has a modest dining room and bar area, nothing much for decor but who goes to a brewery for the decorations?! Saddled up to the bar with a good server that kept on top of my orders and beer needs. They have 6 year round offering on all the time with another 6 for rotating options along, also with a red and white wine option and a cider. Food was really good, definitely recommend the jalapeno appetizer.

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Photo of flagmantho
4.07/5  rDev -1.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

I visited Schooner Exact last weekend and I enjoyed my visit. They had 12 beers on tap when I was there, and I tried three. The limited-release NW Sour was a real standout -- evidently, they release periodic test sours, and if this is an indication of their typical quality, then I really want to come back and try more.

The service was good at the bar, and the build-out is really cool with indoor and outdoor seating as well as a restaurant-type area. There is a kitchen as well, but I did not sample the food on this visit. Overall I think I'll definitely be returning here.

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Photo of Cloaked_Phantom
4/5  rDev -3.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of AdamSkylar
3.31/5  rDev -20%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3 | selection: 3.25

Photo of snaotheus
4/5  rDev -3.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Went yesterday with the wife and kids. It's divided into three primary areas: An indoor area of just tables (more like a traditional restaurant), an outdoor area of tables, and then the bar area, with some tall tables that you seat yourself and will probably sit next to strangers. This last area also has a view into their actual brewery. It was fairly busy -- apparently it gets really busy near Sounders games. I imagine the same is true for Mariners or Seahawks.

The food was good (I had a burger, my wife had a steak sandwich, the kids had kid food), but not stellar. The servers were friendly and helpful, despite a busy and chaotic environment.

I liked the vibe. The other patrons were generally pretty cool. We talked to the couple sitting next to us on the table most of the time we were there.

They had about a dozen taps -- eight of their standard beers, four seasonal or one-off beers. They also had one or two ciders or wines. Beer is fine -- better than I remember it being in the past, but again not stellar.

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Photo of harrisjohnson
4.45/5  rDev +7.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Photo of tim007007
3.97/5  rDev -4.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75

Photo of gandres
3.84/5  rDev -7.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Brewery in SODO district Seattle
Industrial District but easy to find
Lots of parking near the tap room
Very Good service, really attentive
Beer is ok- had the flights
Overall a great place to hang out in the Seattle rainy climate

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Photo of csgeorge
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Good food, good beer, and good people. I've been here a number of times, and always look forward to my next visit.

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Photo of Donkster46
3.98/5  rDev -3.9%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of SeattleBoB76
4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of Anaxagoris
4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of robstigall
5/5  rDev +20.8%

Photo of Cruick
4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of souredonbeer
4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of Penguins66
4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of dieseldrinker
4.64/5  rDev +12.1%

Photo of strongaf
4/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of CaptainQ
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of staceya2
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of Illbiz
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of attometer00
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of DOCRW
3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

Photo of jellikit
4.28/5  rDev +3.4%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Beer is exceptional. I have visited 3-4 times and have found that I have never had a bad experience. The standard taps are all worth trying. The seasonals never fail.
The food is always fresh and well prepared.
The atmosphere is that of a microbrewery.
Will return.

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Photo of Seattle_Suds
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

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Schooner Exact Brewing Company in Seattle, WA
Brewery rating: 64.3% out of 100 with 644 ratings
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