Denali Brewing Company / Twister Creek Restaurant

Denali Brewing Company / Twister Creek RestaurantDenali Brewing Company / Twister Creek Restaurant
BA SCORE
3.89/5
350 Ratings
Denali Brewing Company / Twister Creek RestaurantDenali Brewing Company / Twister Creek Restaurant
PLACE INFO

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

13605 E Main St
PO Box 1021
Talkeetna, Alaska, 99676-1021
United States

(907) 733-2536 | map
denalibrewingcompany.com

Notes:
Brewery Hours
Monday - Wednesday: 2 - 6pm
Thursday - Sunday: 12 - 8pm

Restaurant Hours
Thursday - Sunday: 12pm to close

Added by sprucetip on 11-12-2009

BEER STATS
Beers:
41
Reviews:
63
Ratings:
350
PLACE STATS
BA Score:
4.18/5
Reviews:
6
Ratings:
26
pDev:
8.13%
 
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Ratings: 26 |  Reviews: 6
Reviews by dragonWhale:
Photo of dragonWhale
3.65/5  rDev -12.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 2.5

On our hustle back to from Denali to Anchorage to hit the airport this September, we just sorta stopped in here. Why not go to Talkeetna! The cranberries are banging! Shiiit. I still miss those guys. Shoulda filled a jar or something.
Well we stopped here first for a beer at their tasting room. Cool setup, hops growing along the glassed-in patio. Eh, maybe it was plasticked-in. They only had 4 beers on tap, an amber, a pale, an ipa, and a porter? argh, something like that. Between the 4 of us we were able to sample them all and all were damn nice.
Good people, too, just got a little expansion kit for their brewery so they were all stoked. Very friendly.
Walked through the Twister Creek, seemed cool enough, plenty of wood, some tvs, bathrooms, probably food too.
Set the tone for our very nice, brief visit to Talkeetna.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of bhwk
4.1/5  rDev -1.9%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of tigg924
4.23/5  rDev +1.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 5

Located in the middle of Talkeetna, Denali Brewing has a large indoor area as well as several tables outdoors and a beer garden. Very earthy and homey feel to the place. They had at least ten different brews from them on tap with a wide range of styles from your standard pales and stout to Belgians and a Flanders Red. I tried four beers and most were good not great. Staff was really good at picking out food and beverages. they were prompt and friendly despite it being really busy. I had some chili and the buffalo meatloaf which were right up there with the best food I had in Alaska. The meatloaf alone made the trip well worth it. I will be back here again if ever driving from Anchorage to Denali.

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Photo of Ironnomad
4.57/5  rDev +9.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Jaybacon
4.84/5  rDev +15.8%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.75

My favorite destination brewpub in Alaska. Winter or summer these guys and gals bring it every time.

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Photo of thebeers
3.85/5  rDev -7.9%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.75

There's nothing like sitting outside drinking beer on a Sunny day in Talkeetna. This place has a deck and a beer garden, so there's plenty of outdoor seating, even when crowded. Service is a little hit or miss, but the staff all hustles, which I appreciate. Pretty standard pub fair that's about par for the course. Have had five or six of their beers, all of which were honestly just average at best. Still, a fun place to sit outside and drink at. In cold or wet weather, I may choose one of the local bars for indoor drinking or another restaurant for eating.

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Photo of EMV
3.98/5  rDev -4.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

Visited twice on a trip to Alaska. Great place to stop in Talkeetna... and there's a pretty good mix of both tourists and locals. They have a solid selection of their own craft beers on-tap (plus some of their limited releases in bombers... make sure to grab a few) and the ambiance is quite nice. Generous seating... the food was solid (we only had apps, but they were quite tasty) and everything was pretty reasonable. Strongly recommended if you're in town.

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Photo of rspauldi
3.58/5  rDev -14.4%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75

Photo of Matthowland
4.64/5  rDev +11%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of Ilafan
4.23/5  rDev +1.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of Buffaloplaid
4.43/5  rDev +6%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

Photo of DSWeller
4.34/5  rDev +3.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of TheDogHouse
4.36/5  rDev +4.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of greenspointexas
3.98/5  rDev -4.8%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of Trentt2
4.26/5  rDev +1.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Photo of ZekeMillz
3.79/5  rDev -9.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5

Photo of IamBundy
4.35/5  rDev +4.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of prickly_goat
4.25/5  rDev +1.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 3 | food: 4.5

Nice little restaurant in a great little town...especially off season. Good basic beer list with a few non-traditional offerings that range from good to outstanding (big fan of the Flag Stop series so far).

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Photo of muskiesman
4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

Photo of ordinarymatt
5/5  rDev +19.6%

Photo of wrentmore
4/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of hardy008
4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

Photo of FalconOne
4/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of stanale
4/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of williamjbauer
3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

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Denali Brewing Company / Twister Creek Restaurant in Talkeetna, AK
Brewery rating: 3.89 out of 5 with 350 ratings
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