Odd Side Ales

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BEER AVG
3.82/5
Odd Side AlesOdd Side Ales
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

41 Washington Ave
Suite 160
Grand Haven, Michigan, 49417
United States

(616) 935-7326 | map
oddsideales.com

Notes:
This brewery is most easily found by parking in the lot on the west side of the building and going into the building's central hallway thru an entrance on the side of the building, or going in thru the N. 1st Street door where the brewery's patio is located. There are only small signs on the doors to identify the brewery.

Added by cerevisiae on 04-15-2010

BEER STATS
Beers:
105
Reviews:
1,134
Ratings:
7,324
PLACE STATS
Score:
93
Reviews:
46
Ratings:
131
Avg:
4.21
pDev:
8.55%
 
 
Taps:
14
Bottles/Cans:
0
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
Y
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Reviews: 46 | Ratings: 131
Reviews by AlMarzo:
Photo of AlMarzo
4.19/5  rDev -0.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75

Odd Side Ales is an affordable stop in a typically expensive town. I stopped here with a friend during an impromptu brewery trip. The service was very quick, but the place was not very crowded. The beers were well done and had unique qualities to them; I got the "Showstopper Strong Belgian Amber, very rich in flavor with a unique hop character in the middle.
The atmosphere is very nice with class board games including "Guess Who" a 1980's edition, dart boards and couches were also in the room creating a nice casual coffee house / brewpub type feel. I recommend stopping in and seeing what Odd Side Ales has to offer

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More User Reviews:
Photo of gopens44
4.22/5  rDev +0.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Really fun place, great atmosphere and terrific service. Kind of hard to find the first time but we'll worth the seek. I didn't count taps but I'd ballpark it at about 20 or so? Good mix of selections as well.

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Photo of SpAiReArGsEonNE
4.81/5  rDev +14.3%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of chuckgietzen
4.14/5  rDev -1.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Rickybutler
4.6/5  rDev +9.3%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.25

Best thing about Grand Haven! This is the one place my wife and I must go when we visit family. Love the chill Lebowski feel in this historic building.

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Photo of Sexton
4.19/5  rDev -0.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of ADG2995
4.04/5  rDev -4%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5

Photo of frothythesnowman
4.51/5  rDev +7.1%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5 | food: 1

Odd Sides always has a substantial list of beers on tap, great variety and some amazing brews! It gets packed on Friday and Saturday nights when they have entrainment, but otherwise the vibe is friendly with knowledge and helpful bar
staff. There are no staff waiting tables and food choices are basically bagged popcorn and chips, but we often stop at the bakery on the next block and pick up a couple of their excellent soft pretzels to take to Odd Sides.

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Photo of Pisshhead
5/5  rDev +18.8%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of bassfishingguy
4.57/5  rDev +8.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

I've been in here quite a few times with my Wife (typically when we're in Grand Haven checking out Lake Michigan). The staff seems to know their beer well, and they work hard to keep the waiting to a minimum. Every time we've been there, I've seen at least 2-3+ BA beers available, in addition to another 15 or so other options (quite a few different styles as well). While I have had a few of their beers that missed the mark (for me), the majority are very enjoyable.

The atmosphere in the pub is just awesome. Even on busy days (like releases), most of the customers are very laid back and friendly. The ONLY downside (if there is one), is that they don't serve food.

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Photo of Billydoughnuts
4.85/5  rDev +15.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5

Photo of MichaelCoyne
4.06/5  rDev -3.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Awesome place, wish the brewery wasn't grouped with other stores. The Hipster Brunch is one of my all time favorites. Grand Haven is an awesome beach town

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Photo of DanGeo
4.26/5  rDev +1.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3

Photo of macshark
4.65/5  rDev +10.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5

Photo of tommy5
3.74/5  rDev -11.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.25 | selection: 3.5

Photo of LakeHawk
5/5  rDev +18.8%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Visit them if you have the chance, you will not regret it!

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Photo of Barnoloid
4.57/5  rDev +8.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5

Fantastic brewpub. Went for the hipster brunch stout release. Maybe not the best time for a review but felt I had to give some kudos to their awesome staff who put in major work to ensure everyone left happy. Fantastic range of their beers on tap. The brewpub is housed in some kind of old mill which has wonderful appeal. Will go back again.

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Photo of Zaphog
4.4/5  rDev +4.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of needMIbeerinMD
4.25/5  rDev +1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Dactrius
4.04/5  rDev -4%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5

Photo of SometimesIfart
4.9/5  rDev +16.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 4

Photo of Masonz223
4.07/5  rDev -3.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of AdamSteve
4.47/5  rDev +6.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of jmiah22
4.53/5  rDev +7.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Zuidman
4.13/5  rDev -1.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5

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Odd Side Ales in Grand Haven, MI
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