Nano Brew Cleveland

BEER AVG
3.78/5
Nano Brew ClevelandNano Brew Cleveland
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery, Beer-to-go

1859 W 25th St
Cleveland, Ohio, 44113-3406
United States

(216) 862-6631 | map
nanobrewcleveland.com

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Added by SportsandJorts on 06-17-2013

BEER STATS
Beers:
10
Ratings:
45
Reviews:
5
PLACE STATS
Score:
84
Ratings:
53
Reviews:
14
Avg:
3.68
pDev:
9.24%
 
 
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Ratings: 53 |  Reviews: 14
Photo of francus
2/5  rDev -45.7%

The food is amazing. The beer list is decent and they have a couple of their own brews on tap and they are pretty good. The service was horrible. Actually, horrible would be a step up. Not only was the waitress inattentive, she was downright rude. When I ultimately had to track her down to pay she got very mouthy and I ended up asking for the manager. And it was't busy at all a few tables and maybe three people at the bar. Do try the food, but don't plan on getting any service.

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Photo of Sabtos
3.28/5  rDev -10.9%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.25 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3 | food: 3.25

This is a relatively small bar that has expanded over time, offering a nice selection of lesser-known craft brews, on top of a few of their own brews from time to time, which may or may not be from Market Garden down the street. I'm not entirely clear, as their mission statement seems to have shifted over time, so it's best to find out from the people there yourself.

The food is all right, generally some snacks and all that.

All in all, Nano is a nice little stop on a more expansive bar crawl, but, that's it. This street is just overloaded with options.

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Photo of Yetiman420
3.41/5  rDev -7.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 2.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4

Stop #415 on my world brewery tour.

Great historic atmosphere and a world-class list of guest taps.

Amusing to take a look at the roughly 10 x 10 cage of the nano-brewery. Not sure I saw a way the can control fermentation temps in the plastic ferment tanks.

Lots of TVs and beautiful people.

Now for the beer. Like their bigger Market Garden Brewery, I find it hard to believe a place can open in the shadow of GLBC and have marginal beers. I got a flight which included an ok kolsch and a porter that had a distractingly low body to it.

I'd certainly come back for the guest taps and the atmosphere. For exceptionally well-made house beer, I'd stick with Great Lakes.

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Photo of David_G
3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

Photo of biegaman
3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

Photo of t2grogan
3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

Photo of Matt2509
3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

Photo of Nuggetz
3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

Photo of nater919
3.65/5  rDev -0.8%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3

Photo of warmstorage
3.65/5  rDev -0.8%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.75

They have a decent tap list (~15?) which includes several from their affiliated / house brewery, MGB: Market Garden brewery.

I had a very hoopy IPA, something with Citra, from MGB which was delicious. The rest of the tap list was solid, but I had to remain somewhat sober, and this was the third stop of the afternoon.

The assistant bartender / barback didn't know what he was talking about on several points, and answered several questions inaccurately, to me, and to others. 9he indicated that a MGB brew, Festivus (SP?) was a hoppy IPA, when in fact it was a winter warmer.) But he was super friendly about it. Fortunately the main bartender was knowledgeable and friendly.

Atmosphere is slightly upscale, but not pretentious.

Selection, like I said, is solid.

Didn't try food.

It's slightly spendy for Cleveland, but not over the top, and probably reflects the neighborhood.

Just around the corner from Great Lakes Brewing, which is closed on Sundays (BOO!)

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Photo of Danielcase
3.67/5  rDev -0.3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75

I stopped by to try a flight of beers. Overall the experience was good. Small with a laid back atmosphere. I didnt realize that the owner of Nano Brew also owns market Garden brewery. I think Nano Brew is a kind of test kitchen for the bigger brewing system they have over at Market Garden. The staff is friendly and I beleive you can bring your bike in for a tune up.

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Photo of msquared36
3.7/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.25 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.25

High ceilings and a lot of natural sunlight. Good selection of beers on tap. Wide variety of styles with two or three good examples of each. The beers brewed at the pub are solid as well.

The menu may be a little limited, but there is no reason to get anything other than a burger. Food and beer prices very reasonable. Definitely worth a visit after a trip to the West Side Market.

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Photo of AndrewRivera21
3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of Rfrick11
3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of Mersh
3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of qcbrewer
3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of Risenhower
3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of schroeder1200
3.78/5  rDev +2.7%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of buschbeer
3.84/5  rDev +4.3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

I checked this place out for the second time before a Gladiators game. The interior of the building is brick with some iron decor. The bar is along the right wall as you walk in. They had about 18-20 beers on tap with two being in house. I tried the hefe which was okay. The place was not that busy, but it was two in the afternoon.

I ordered the schnitzel. It was a tasty dish. It came with German potato salad. My buddy ordered the sliders which he seemed to enjoy. There is a small patio out back. The interior of this place reminded me of the Map Room in Chicago a little bit.

The service was good, but there would have been no excuse not to be considering the meager crowd. It prefer the other establishments in the area i.e. Great Lakes, Market Garden, and Bier Market, but this place is definitely worth checking out. Ohio City is a great area of Cleveland to explore.

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Photo of bylerteck
3.85/5  rDev +4.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.5

Photo of slasich
3.85/5  rDev +4.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.75

Photo of imdabuzzard
3.91/5  rDev +6.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 2.5

Photo of SportsandJorts
3.91/5  rDev +6.3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Atmosphere: seemed pretty good. i didn't explore all they had to offer. but it had a nice vibe to it.

Quality: i didn't try any of their brews but they had quite a good taplist. (besides the fact that zombie dust ran out a day before)

Service: no real problems, it was a go to the bar to order place though. slight problem with the bills but no big deal

Selection: had some stuff i am not used to seeing since i am from michigan. Zombie dust was out and they had some from the bruery. those were good to see and they had a fairly wide variety

Food: the stoner fries were classic drunk bar fries and fried oreo's were good. seem like a decent pub food menu otherwise.

Overall: probably the best selection of non-homebrewed beers in cleveland that i saw. pretty cool beer destination to check out

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Photo of orangesol
3.93/5  rDev +6.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Photo of StoutBoi
3.95/5  rDev +7.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

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Nano Brew Cleveland in Cleveland, OH
3.78 out of 5 based on 45 ratings.
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