SweetWater Brewing Company

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3.75/5
SweetWater Brewing CompanySweetWater Brewing Company
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar

195 Ottley Drive NE
Atlanta, Georgia, 30324
United States

(404) 691-ALES | map
www.sweetwaterbrew.com

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BEER STATS
Beers:
43
Reviews:
3,942
Ratings:
15,675
PLACE STATS
Score:
90
Reviews:
19
Ratings:
137
Avg:
4.05
pDev:
3.46%
 
 
Taps:
0
Bottles/Cans:
0
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
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Reviews: 19 | Ratings: 137
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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

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Photo of Hayden34
3.64/5  rDev -10.1%
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 -1.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of Uncledoobz
4.5/5  rDev +11.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Johnjason2211
4.28/5  rDev +5.7%
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 bgruver
3.75/5  rDev -7.4%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75

Photo of dlawler360
4.29/5  rDev +5.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of winehead247
3.56/5  rDev -12.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 2.75

Photo of Mitchmoore12
4.21/5  rDev +4%
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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Photo of Cloaked_Phantom
4.54/5  rDev +12.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of PerfecTool
3.77/5  rDev -6.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Photo of actual_mentat
4.75/5  rDev +17.3%
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 +0.2%
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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Photo of thatche2
3.82/5  rDev -5.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Photo of chinchill
4/5  rDev -1.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75

I've been here several times over the past years. The brewery has grown so much I need to base my review on the most recent couple of visits. Lively, relatively young crowds are characteristic. Live music is frequent. There's plenty of space, especially if the weather is good or the upstairs bar is open. Excellent tours of their impressive facility. Always a good mix of beers on tap (with an excellent selection at one of their special events) served by friendly and knowledgeable personnel.

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Photo of 86sportster883
3.99/5  rDev -1.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

This is a must stop for any beer enthusiast visiting Atlanta. While there are a lot of good beer destinations in ATL, this place is the real deal. Authentic southern craft brewer from 97 that continues to pump out good beer and increase its distribution. Maybe ATL was late to the craft brew scene, but SWB was there at the start (at least for GA). Great vibe, great people, and good to excellent beers (try their IPA). I only gave a lower score on the selection because what they were serving was limited to what's commercially viable, vs. having a selection of one offs at the brewery itself. That said, they did have a the Hash Session IPA on cask, which was great, although served a little colder than expected.

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Photo of Hogbrew02
3.97/5  rDev -2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of ctufano
4.65/5  rDev +14.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5

They have most of their traditional store available beers for pour. They will sometimes have a few of the lesser available. You get a glass + some drink tickets for 10 bucks. Tours are good. Several tasting rooms (outside patio, original building two bars, new construction up stairs two bars). Upstairs bars have large windows overlooking shop floor. Enjoy going when I'm back in town. Wish the hours werent so shitty now though.

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Photo of J_Monroe
4.31/5  rDev +6.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5

Photo of caleblewis94
4.45/5  rDev +9.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 3

Photo of Gsmith3310
3.55/5  rDev -12.3%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3 | service: 5 | selection: 3

Photo of davidanastas
3.77/5  rDev -6.9%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5

Photo of bostonbeans
4.07/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of AllDayIPA23
4.41/5  rDev +8.9%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.25

Photo of VinceMig
3.66/5  rDev -9.6%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.25 | selection: 3.75

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SweetWater Brewing Company in Atlanta, GA
90 out of 100 based on 19 ratings.
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