BadWolf Brewing Company (Little BadWolf)

BadWolf Brewing Company (Little BadWolf)BadWolf Brewing Company (Little BadWolf)

Type: Brewery, Bar, Beer-to-go

9776 Center St
Manassas, Virginia, 20110-4128
United States

(571) 358-9774 | map

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Added by BadWolfBrewingC on 02-16-2013

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Ratings: 18 |  Reviews: 5
Reviews by Hesperus:
Photo of Hesperus
4.76/5  rDev +21.1%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.25

The atmosphere of this taproom can only be described as "cozy", it is small, with a comfortably-sized bar complimented by comfortable chairs and a couch around the room. The taproom is very cleaned and manned by a knowledgeable and friendly staff, who I believe are the brewers themselves.

They have a constantly rotating selection of beers brewed onsite with six taps total. The selection usually includes some common standby styles along with a couple well-executed, off-style beers. I have never had a bad brew here, and it's impossible to find beer any more fresh.

All-in-all, this is an establishment worthy of being on every northern Virginian's list. It's fairly unique, but in a very good way.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Pwilly
4.31/5  rDev +9.7%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of PhilHeinricke
3.63/5  rDev -7.6%
vibe: 1 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

My next door neighbor introduced me to this place. He is a beer enthusiast, and he found this place shortly after moving into the neighborhood. I used to see him getting out of his car carrying a growler from this place. One of the benefits of living next to this guy is that he liked to try a lot of different beers and share them with me. We'd pass baleadas or tamales over the backyard fence, and he'd pass glasses of beer. It was a good arrangement. If any of the beers he passed over were to my liking, I would go to Badwolf and get a growler.

It has two locations. One location is a tiny little store front in an old strip mall on the outskirts of town. The other is a much bigger facility in an industrial/office complex. This facility being much larger is used to produce greater variety of beers, kegs and bottled beer. The beer is served in various local restaurants. It's good beer. My favorite is the Jalapeno IPA which is not spicy but has the taste of the jalapeno.

At either location one can buy a growler to take home or sit at a table sipping a pint. Most weekends they'll have a small band or a guy with a guitar playing live music as well as a food truck.

Unfortunately the beer is very expensive. With taxes you end up paying close to twenty bucks for a growler which is about the same volume as a six-pack. Precious wanted to move to a single-family home so I don't have my generous next door neighbor to give me freebies. Also I really don't like the type of people that like craft beer so I don't like going into this place. If I go back to this place, it will be for the Jalapeno IPA, and it won't be very often.

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Photo of TripleSun
4.17/5  rDev +6.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 5 | selection: 3.5

Went in with a couple of my friends the other day and asked about their flights. 6 samples for about $16, which isn't too bad. It was really easy to choose because they had 6 on tap so we got to try them all. When we first walked in I was intimidated since it was pretty small, a couple small tables and such but the atmosphere really sank into me.

There is a house cat, some board games, free popcorn to go with your drinks since they don't serve food (a nice perk).

Big menu on the wall of all the beers, easy to read and informative. Loved all the beers I tried. Their beers tend to be easier on the palate all being under 6% ABV except for like one if I remember correctly.

Lots of flavors and they were very attentive to their customer's needs and even recommended some nice bottled beer they had brewed that I wouldn't have known about unless they told me! I talked about being an IPA man and he immediately recommended me one.

Will go again!

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Photo of VABA
4/5  rDev +1.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of jricharc
4.37/5  rDev +11.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 3.75

Photo of Boone757
3.95/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75

Photo of Cbrzrule
3.41/5  rDev -13.2%
vibe: 2 | quality: 4 | service: 5 | selection: 1.75

Photo of StrikeThreeLager
3.76/5  rDev -4.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5

Photo of illeagle05
3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

Photo of KyleStanton
3/5  rDev -23.7%

Photo of MisledTitan
4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of AWB3
3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of gsmcintyre
4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of Kegatron
3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of WMEugene
4.25/5  rDev +8.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

In a small storefront just south of old town Manassas. The inside is a nice bar area with a small seating area. No food, but I've seen people bring in outside food and both times I have been there have been small snacks or candy available. Beer selection is six taps of what is the freshest - they will run out of the more popular beers since everything is small batch (in fact they are brewing behind the bar). They have tasting sizes, pints, and growler fills. Quality is fairly strong across the board and the staff is friendly and willing to talk about beer.

BadWolf is an enjoyable addition to the Northern VA beer scene and a change of pace from the bigger players in the local craft scene. Highly recommended.

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Photo of Thrashsquatch
3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of BurkeBeerGuy
3.88/5  rDev -1.3%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5

Little storefront in a strip mall in Manassas; a bar in front, maybe 6-7 stools at the bar, another 15-20 stools around the outside of the room. Six taps, I think. Nice guys. We brought home growlers of their Irish Red and their Citra Ale; very good indeed. No food, but they're two doors down from a pizzeria, and they're fine with food from outside coming in. Very promising in the early stages. Clean and well-run.

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BadWolf Brewing Company (Little BadWolf) in Manassas, VA
3.74 out of 5 based on 70 ratings.
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