Steamworks Brewing Company

Steamworks Brewing CompanySteamworks Brewing Company
Steamworks Brewing CompanySteamworks Brewing Company
Brewery, Bar, Eatery, Beer-to-go

375 Water St
Vancouver, British Columbia, V6B 5C6
Canada

(604) 689-2739 | map
steamworks.com

Notes:
BEER STATS
Average:
3.75
Beers:
66
Reviews:
343
Ratings:
1,011
PLACE STATS
Average:
3.87
Reviews:
31
Ratings:
65
pDev:
9.82%
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Reviews by trevorwideman:
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trevorwideman from Canada (MB)

4/5  rDev +3.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Steamworks is a piece of Nostalgia for me. I discovered it when I had just turned 20. I knew absolutely nothing about craft beer, including the fact that it existed. The girl I was with asked for "something wheaty, like a Begian." That sentence in itself confused me, but when I had the witbier it was like a whole new world opened up in front of me.

Flash forward: 2007. The revisit. I tried three of the offerings, the Porter, IPA, and Witbier, and all were adequate if not slightly above average for the style. There is two levels, both spacious and relaxing. The girlfriend and I sat by a window, and did the crossword, read, and were served promptly when our beers emptied. There were about 6-8 beers on tap when we were there, all house offerings, two were seasonals. All we had for food was an order of yam fries, which is hard to screw up, and they didn't. All in all a great place to waste an afternoon with some good beer.

Aug 13, 2007
More User Reviews:
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MikeM75 from Virginia

3.41/5  rDev -11.9%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.25 | food: 3.25

Sep 09, 2019
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chinchill from South Carolina

3.95/5  rDev +2.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4.25

A large venue in a very good location near Gastown and N. Vancouver ferry.
Their beer menu has about 17 beers on tap and features IPA/APA and sour style beers.
Excellent Thai Chicken Pizza.

Jul 07, 2019
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Mike_Garber from Florida

3.89/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.75 | selection: 2.75

Jul 04, 2019
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GaryColeman from California

4.4/5  rDev +13.7%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Jun 03, 2019
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kgronert from California

4.13/5  rDev +6.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

Apr 29, 2019
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AngusOg from North Carolina

4.26/5  rDev +10.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Apr 20, 2019
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iRun2Beer from Minnesota

3.61/5  rDev -6.7%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5

Dec 13, 2018
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kylehay2004 from Illinois

3.85/5  rDev -0.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

May 26, 2018
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HipCzech from Texas

3.89/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Still going since the 1990’s, Steamworks has stayed current by injecting contemporary styles (ie. hoppy) while capitalizing on its outstanding location. The newer pub addition upstairs offers a good selection of bar and booth seating with a spacious atmosphere. Good selection of house brews on tap along with food from the restaurant. Friendly staff, efficient service and enough TVs to catch the Canucks game.

Nov 27, 2017
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gr8fulbeerhead from California

4.28/5  rDev +10.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Jul 18, 2017
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mattmarka1 from Minnesota

2.75/5  rDev -28.9%
vibe: 2.5 | quality: 2 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3

Jun 21, 2017
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GulDukat88 from New York

3.6/5  rDev -7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3 | food: 3.5

Jun 06, 2017
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heymikew from California

4.14/5  rDev +7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4

OK, I was surprised how much I ended up enjoying this place. I was expecting total tourist trap mediocre. Their beer is actually very good and the food is tasty as well. We were fortunate to get window seats during the noon hour without waiting, even though the place was very busy.

Oct 15, 2016
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Antg8989 from New Jersey

3.86/5  rDev -0.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75

Huge place with an upstairs and downstairs. Had their Jasmine IPA which was well above average. There are pool tables downstairs. Didn't have any food, but it's a great place to go with a group of friends.

May 25, 2016
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feariegreen from Canada (AB)

3.22/5  rDev -16.8%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.25 | service: 4 | selection: 2.5

Jan 07, 2016
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beer-fan-1 from Washington

4.01/5  rDev +3.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Spent a weekebd abd hit two microspots. Steamworks is in a great location in Old Vancouver. Had two raspberry frambosin. Outstandi g and strong. Downside is no bottles or offsale. Growlers only and can't take back to US.

Dec 28, 2015
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DaveMiller from Minnesota

4.4/5  rDev +13.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Oct 04, 2015
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tjcamm from Oregon

3.11/5  rDev -19.6%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3 | service: 2.75 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3

May 11, 2015
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wisegreensoul from Idaho

3.79/5  rDev -2.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.5

May 10, 2015
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BcCraft710 from Canada (BC)

4.08/5  rDev +5.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

May 05, 2015
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Svingjo from Canada (BC)

3.69/5  rDev -4.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Apr 23, 2015
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Jack_Frost49 from Canada (BC)

4.56/5  rDev +17.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Feb 16, 2015
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YamagamiTravis from Canada (BC)

4.04/5  rDev +4.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Dec 23, 2014
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italianstallion from Wisconsin

3.6/5  rDev -7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.25

Dec 23, 2014
Steamworks Brewing Company in Vancouver, BC, Canada
Brewery rating: 3.75 out of 5 with 1011 ratings