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SweetWater Brewing Company

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SweetWater Brewing CompanySweetWater Brewing Company
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3.83/5
Very Good
17,272 Ratings
SweetWater Brewing CompanySweetWater Brewing Company
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar

195 Ottley Drive NE
Atlanta, Georgia, 30324
United States

(404) 691-ALES | map
sweetwaterbrew.com

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BEER STATS
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61
Reviews:
4,307
Ratings:
17,272
PLACE STATS
BA Score:
4.17/5
Reviews:
20
Ratings:
150
pDev:
12.71%
 
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5/5  rDev +19.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of CRAZY25
4.39/5  rDev +5.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of George1005
4.13/5  rDev -1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of West_Chester_Ale_Tester
4/5  rDev -4.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of GatorCoop
2.67/5  rDev -36%
vibe: 2.75 | quality: 2.5 | service: 2.5 | selection: 3

Not my favorite beer biter.

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Photo of USMC_ATLTrader
3.86/5  rDev -7.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5

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

Visited Atlanta a few weeks ago, and this was definitely a must stop for me. The location is a little hard to find and definitely hard to reach (impossible) without a car. Their hours are also very short, but the place was completely packed.

The tasting room has a great vibe and a ton of people, and their tour is a really good value (six 6-oz pours of your choice + a tour for $12). Most of the beers are good, and their Dank Tank really produces some interesting beers, though it could be a hit or miss kind of thing. The tours were very casual and informative.

Would have appreciated if they extended their hours a little bit, but otherwise I have no complaints. Would definitely be back if I had the chance.

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Photo of Genx
4.14/5  rDev -0.7%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4

Photo of kybeerdrinker
4.33/5  rDev +3.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of jimbrinkruff
4.09/5  rDev -1.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3

Photo of RHF711
4/5  rDev -4.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of Irish57
3.75/5  rDev -10.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75

Photo of bumatnet
4.86/5  rDev +16.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

Photo of Denniscl
3/5  rDev -28.1%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3 | service: 3 | selection: 3

Ordered an IPA at a sports bar that doesn't have IPA on tap. They brought me this APA which is surprisingly hoppy. Its pretty good.

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Photo of Hayden34
3.64/5  rDev -12.7%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 2.5 | selection: 4.25

I was actually extremely surprised by the selection on-hand at Sweetwater. I expected the usuals but when I visited they actually offered 4 brewery only exclusives which were very good. The service was fast, but the bartenders were not friendly at all and some just looked annoyed to be working. And the place was SOOOOOO crowded. Granted it was a Saturday afternoon, and I expected a crowd, but it was much worse than I expected.

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Photo of DevWand
4/5  rDev -4.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of Uncledoobz
4.5/5  rDev +7.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Johnjason2211
4.28/5  rDev +2.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75

Sweet water beer company is a very solid company with great tasting beers . The newest one I had was going coastal an IPA with pineapple . Great beer .

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Photo of dlawler360
4.29/5  rDev +2.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of winehead247
3.56/5  rDev -14.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 2.75

Photo of Mitchmoore12
4.21/5  rDev +1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

What a great place! For 10 bucks you get a 12oz/pint glass and six samples of beer on tap on the serving room. The tours are short but very cool! The vibe was great, lots of laughter and smiles. It was very loud inside and out because it was the Friday evening mega crowd. The beer selection wasn't all that great but they just incorporated a new small batch program that only brews a 15bbl batch of brew by the brewers there. This small batch is never bottled and is only sold on tap at the brewery, once it's gone it is gone. Overall an awesome place with good vibes and great beer for an amazing price!

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4.54/5  rDev +8.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of PerfecTool
3.77/5  rDev -9.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Photo of actual_mentat
4.75/5  rDev +13.9%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

Great beer, band, and vibe. Informative, impressive tour. Free parking.

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Photo of mah0019
4.06/5  rDev -2.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Fun place to hang out. Had about 8 of their beers on tap. Tour was really fun, had a great guide. GA brewery laws suck so you have to "buy a tour" but you get a glass and tokens for 6 pours- 6oz each. However if you want more, you just "buy another tour." The system isn't the brewery's fault, but does suck compared to those in AL, where you just buy on demand.

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SweetWater Brewing Company in Atlanta, GA
Brewery rating: 3.83 out of 5 with 17,272 ratings
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