West Sixth Brewing Company

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3.82/5
Very Good
2,112 Ratings
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Beer-to-go

501 W Sixth St
Lexington, Kentucky, 40508-1341
United States

(859) 951-6006 | map
westsixth.com

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Added by ltjska04 on 04-02-2012

BEER STATS
Beers:
90
Reviews:
419
Ratings:
2,112
PLACE STATS
BA Score:
4.17/5
Reviews:
28
Ratings:
91
pDev:
8.87%
 
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Ratings: 91 |  Reviews: 28
Reviews by jman005:
Photo of jman005
4.03/5  rDev -3.4%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75 | food: 2

Actually got to check this place out on my 21st birthday. Already had a great interest in the place because of the great IPA they have crafted know as West Sixth IPA.

Atmosphere - The place has a independent and outdoorsy warehouse type of feel which I find really appealing. Especially for a place your just coming to drink some good craft beer and have some good conversation.

Quality - Not an issue at all here. The quality of everything was great and definitely on all the brews they had available.

Service - They had regular service and there were no problems such as waits or rude people. A lot of down to earth and kind employees. All local oriented people who couldn't have been more friendly.

Selection - The selection is good. A good variety of styles with all brews in-house. IPA, Honey Rye, Wheat, Amber, Stout. All delicious.

Food - No food served by the company, which I don't love. They do offer a food cart on the road during certain times. Not my favorite part of the brewery but not a big deal. I just want GOOD beer! and they supply that.

The value is average..just as affordable as any good craft brewery I would say.

This is a great up and coming brewery that only has room for growth. The have they're IPA canned and just heard an announcement that they are canning there amber. Excited! Great brewery in Lexington, KY.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of ChilliHeights
4.5/5  rDev +7.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Visited in Dec. of 2017. Sat at the bar and had a nice bartender who made good recommendations. For is services by the neighbor restaurant was was good. Great Brew pup to visit if in Lexington.

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

This is easily the best brewery in Lexington.

Great beer, 2 good locations, the main location is huge.

Love the room for the higher grav stuff as well.

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Photo of deewhoa
4.22/5  rDev +1.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.75

Photo of Jeffsbowen
4.73/5  rDev +13.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4

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

Photo of PDGreenB
3.94/5  rDev -5.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5

Great service and good staff, the selection is decent but not much other than what one can find in the can. They have free tours every now and then and they give plenty of samples. They even give you a free glass with the brewery on the side.

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Photo of scschory
4.73/5  rDev +13.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of pixarnick
3.98/5  rDev -4.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of Korbynlehr
4.51/5  rDev +8.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75

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

Photo of JKitchen23
4.37/5  rDev +4.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75

Photo of do_ob
4.26/5  rDev +2.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

Probably the best brewery I've been to in terms of a cool, laid back atmosphere and a friendly staff who obviously love their jobs. All the staple beers are on tap, plus a handful of seasonals/experimentals/limited stuff. Three different areas to sit and drink and/or eat, plus a small outside patio. They also house a rollerderby team, yoga club, running club, and a fish farm inside the building. Pretty cool stuff for the whole family.

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Photo of chrisroarshack
2.98/5  rDev -28.5%
vibe: 3 | quality: 2.5 | service: 4 | selection: 2.5

Photo of ThurstonHowell3
3.94/5  rDev -5.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 3 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

Great atmosphere. Not my favorite local brew.

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Photo of OtisCampbell007
4.15/5  rDev -0.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Photo of ch196h
3.61/5  rDev -13.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3 | selection: 3

This beer is better than most of the offerings of West Sixth Brewery. It might be their best. I'm talking about Cocoa Porter brewed with cocoa nibs. It is way better than their interpretation of an IPA. Their IPA is like dating a cat lady without a litter box. This beer actually tastes good and doesn't offend the senses. It doesn't deliver on the cocoa flavor as much as I imagined it would from the name, but it is a good dark porter with slight cocoa hints in the flavor. West Sixth is a new company getting it's feet wet. They will get better. At least I imagine they will out of necessity to survive in a demanding market. West Sixth doesn't have a signature brew, or even a brew they can call their own. They need that. They don't stand out for anything. And based on their IPA, they might even be failing. Seriously, I haven't been exposed to that much cat piss since I volunteered to help a cat lady on social security to fireproof her home.

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Photo of Ruger
3.61/5  rDev -13.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3

Photo of rjcoy06
4.28/5  rDev +2.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Marcus_Erroneous
4.29/5  rDev +2.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4

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

Photo of jimmyd8386
4.07/5  rDev -2.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

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

Photo of GoBigBrew422
3.76/5  rDev -9.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5

Photo of LXIXME
3.72/5  rDev -10.8%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4

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West Sixth Brewing Company in Lexington, KY
Brewery rating: 3.82 out of 5 with 2,112 ratings
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