Avondale Brewing Co.

BEER AVG
3.81/5
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar

201 41st St S
Birmingham, Alabama, 35222-1932
United States

(205) 777-5456 | map
avondalebrewing.com

Notes:
Taproom Hours:
Monday - Wednesday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm
Thursday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm
Friday: 3:00pm - 12:30am
Saturday: 12:00pm - 12:30am
Sunday: 1:00pm - 10:00pm

Added by dnrobert24 on 07-04-2011

BEER STATS
Beers:
30
Ratings:
793
Reviews:
136
PLACE STATS
Score:
92
Ratings:
57
Reviews:
14
Avg:
4.17
pDev:
9.83%
 
 
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Ratings: 57 |  Reviews: 14
Photo of donspublic
4.2/5  rDev +0.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Going to kinda dual review this place. Went to the brewery and the sour room. The sour room is like a 60's lounge with a nice patio and a bocce court. They had an extensive list of taps with everything from saisons to berliner weisse to true sours. Everything I had there was solid. Nice chill vibe if you want to escape the madness. The main brewery is around the corner and when you walk in, it is almost like walking in a pub. L shape bar and a few tables, but out back is a beir garden and that is the action is. There is a ton of space there and another bar in the back to serve those outside. There is a massive stage and I was lucky to be there one Sunday when they had a R&B group on stage. Place was packed and lots of energy and good music. Tried the Saison and the IPA. I think they have a better finesse on the Saison

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Photo of JintheHam
3.43/5  rDev -17.7%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.25 | service: 4 | selection: 3.25

Photo of JacobusFavier23
3.96/5  rDev -5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 3.25 | selection: 4.5

V- Very young vibe, mostly 20s-30s. Might not be elders favorite hangout. Nice and young vibrant vibe though. I liked it personally.
Q- Great quality of people and beer. Along with a pizza joint right next deer. The bar itself was a bit small, but the sour room was awesome. They also had a nice outside area. It had a nice wooden and elegant vibe.
S- Kinda took the guy a long time.
Selection- One of my favorites in the area. Great beers.

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Photo of rolltide
4.46/5  rDev +7%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4

Photo of ruzzal
3.75/5  rDev -10.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75

Photo of lmnop3t3
4.42/5  rDev +6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75

Photo of dasotelo50
3.26/5  rDev -21.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3 | service: 3 | selection: 3.5

Photo of nsola
4.53/5  rDev +8.6%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of DuffDaddy
3.73/5  rDev -10.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 4

Visited twice after supper while in Birmingham for the Barber Vintage Motorcycle Festival with Bro, Bob, Don Allen and Tom. Really cool place with a broad range of beers. Way cool outside area for events, food, etc. We had SAW's Soul Food barbeque one night and Post Office Pies pizza the next. Saw their Barktoberfest event - dog costume contest - and enjoyed the beautiful outdoors. Please visit this place..it's very cool.

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Photo of AuntBea
4.29/5  rDev +2.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of atlbravsrno1
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Hopportunistic
3.76/5  rDev -9.8%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5

Photo of AgentMunky
4.18/5  rDev +0.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of howiebear
4.2/5  rDev +0.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Jarosa85
3.8/5  rDev -8.9%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5

Photo of Ej8
4.02/5  rDev -3.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3 | selection: 4.25

Photo of CIBoy10
3.91/5  rDev -6.2%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 3 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

There's better beer to be had, but this is a really cool place.

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Photo of misternebbie
4.54/5  rDev +8.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of brewskifan55
4.24/5  rDev +1.7%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

This is the brewery/bar that everyone seems to hang out at. We were at Avondale around 3:00 on a Saturday afternoon and there were 100 plus in the bar and another hundred out back with their dogs. The place is dog friendly and folks take advantage. Lots of happy people and plenty of great beers flowing. The interior is really cool, depicting its historic aspects. Good prices on flights as well as pints. Highly recommended.

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Photo of freethehopspc
5/5  rDev +19.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Best brewery in Alabama. Great selection of beers to fit anyone's pallet. Awesome place to hang out or see one of the many 5 star concerts they have each year. A must stop if in Birmingham.

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of JackRWatkins
4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

exceptional atmosphere, great location, great all around

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4.08/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of ttroha
5/5  rDev +19.9%

Situated in a former industrial area of Birmingham, this brewery and taproom is a must visit. They have a large indoor bar and an even larger outdoor area that’s dog-friendly. The brewery has at least 15 beers on tap, ranging in style from saisons to dark porters. The beers are delicious and the staff is very friendly. They have multiple TVs to watch sports and they have to host bands and other events. If you ever find yourself in downtown Birmingham, give this place a try. You’ll have fun.

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Avondale Brewing Co. in Birmingham, AL
3.81 out of 5 based on 793 ratings.
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