Aeronaut Brewing Company

Brewery, Bar

14 Tyler St
Somerville, Massachusetts, 02143-3224
United States

(617) 718-0602 | map
aeronautbrewing.com
BEER STATS
Average:
3.93
Beers:
122
Ratings:
1,254
PLACE STATS
Average:
3.97
Reviews:
12
Ratings:
63
pDev:
12.34%
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Rated: 4.75 by atlbravsrno1 from Maine

Jun 04, 2022
 
Rated: 3.29 by Darren53 from Connecticut

Mar 03, 2022
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Reviewed by WoodBrew from Ohio

4.21/5  rDev +6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25
Aeronaut is tucked away in a neat nook of Cambridge. It has a warehouse feel and shared space with a Venezuelan kitchen and chocolatier. It is a very large space with a modest bar but many many tables.....they must take reservations as many tables had reserved signs....so I guess either get there early or make reservations. The quality of the beer was above average and the service was kind and attentive. There was plenty of beers to choose from....my only pet peeve is that they have set flight menu....I prefer the freedom to create my own.
Dec 02, 2021
 
Rated: 4.03 by RickyBfromCT from Connecticut

Aug 18, 2019
 
Rated: 4.33 by Walty102 from Massachusetts

Aug 10, 2019
 
Rated: 4.78 by AnitaBrewski from Massachusetts

Nov 25, 2018
 
Rated: 4.86 by ECipaer from Massachusetts

Nov 18, 2018
 
Rated: 2.71 by mlatvakokko from Massachusetts

Jun 03, 2018
 
Rated: 3.83 by pGaf from Massachusetts

May 28, 2018
 
Rated: 4.21 by thfreedumb from Illinois

Apr 30, 2018
 
Rated: 4.25 by Jay_Mobilia from Massachusetts

Mar 16, 2018
 
Rated: 4.51 by JonnyCakes from Massachusetts

Jan 08, 2018
 
Rated: 3.84 by KDempsey from Massachusetts

Nov 21, 2017
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Reviewed by BrewVenture2 from Massachusetts

4.21/5  rDev +6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25
I may be a bit biased because I went on a night when they had a band playing, but this place is great! Cool atmosphere with great local artists' work around the walls. Beer was good. Service was pretty good considering the place was busy. My one complaint is that it had an odd room to the side that just seemed kind of random and out of place, but maybe on a regular night it would've made more sense. Great place overall and I will go back.
Aug 30, 2017
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Reviewed by Antg8989 from New Jersey

4.06/5  rDev +2.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 3.75
There's only about 8 beers on draft, but they are decent. Service was top notch. Very cool vibe though, I love what they did with the place. Come to sample a flight or enjoy 1-3 beers... then see what else is out there.
Jul 24, 2017
 
Rated: 4 by HurryItsJacob from Massachusetts

Jun 21, 2017
 
Rated: 3.43 by NextJen from Massachusetts

Jun 13, 2017
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Reviewed by SunDevilBeer from Massachusetts

2.83/5  rDev -28.7%
vibe: 2.5 | quality: 2.25 | service: 3.25 | selection: 3.25
I get what they're trying to accomplish here - a community hub sort of place with lots of activities. Both times I visited there was some type of event happening, sometimes multiple things at once. A bit chaotic unless you are directly involved with the particular event. Nintendo on the wall and video games in another section.

Hipster/industrial factory layout. Servers are pleasant enough, which is kind of a big plus in the sour-puss Camberville area.

Where this place really falls apart though is in the most important area - the beer. I've tried 6 of their beers either on site or from package stores, and they range from acceptable/mediocre to downright bad.

So, bottom line - if there was some type of event going on there that you're participating in, it's a cool place. But just don't go for a quiet beer.
May 08, 2017
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Reviewed by Davepoolesque from Massachusetts

3.92/5  rDev -1.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4
Open concept hipster vibe. Picnic, family style tables. Video games and music. Tends to be anywhere from 4-8 drafts at any given time. Part of a building that also has a couple small craft businesses.
Mar 17, 2017
 
Rated: 3.78 by Stephenmheadley from Massachusetts

Mar 05, 2017
 
Rated: 3.68 by sbuchert from Massachusetts

Feb 15, 2017
 
Rated: 3.92 by jleavitt08 from Massachusetts

Feb 15, 2017
 
Rated: 4.43 by Phantom2665 from Massachusetts

Nov 30, 2016
 
Rated: 4.34 by flek from Massachusetts

Sep 04, 2016
 
Rated: 3.7 by Prost76 from New Hampshire

Aug 19, 2016
 
Rated: 3.78 by ScottP from New Hampshire

Aug 14, 2016
 
Rated: 3.88 by thedaveofbeer from Massachusetts

Jun 12, 2016
 
Rated: 4.23 by Sound_Explorer from Washington

Jun 05, 2016
 
Rated: 3.8 by Abe_Froman from Massachusetts

May 22, 2016
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Reviewed by Beric from Massachusetts

3.86/5  rDev -2.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75
Visited: 14 May 2016

Vibe: Picnic benches with board games available for checkout and SuperNintendo games projected on the wall. Quite dark, but not too loud, which was nice. I think this place could definitely use more lighting.

Quality: The beer here is great, and I think the beer average is unfairly penalized by some low-scoring outliers.

Service: Bartender served quickly, but otherwise was just alright.

Selection: About 8 different, freshly brewed beers on tap.
May 19, 2016
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Reviewed by DrewSnyc667 from Massachusetts

4.55/5  rDev +14.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 5 | selection: 4.25
I really love this place. As a neighbor of the brewery here in Somervillle, I can't begin to tell you how great this brewery is for our community. Aeronaut is becoming a landmark in the Somerville neighborhood and a place I like to pop in to a few times a month just to see whats going on. Their space is incredible and they are really turning out some noteworthy brews. The eye of sauvin and year with dr. nandu really are treats. Hopeing to see this place really take off!
Apr 30, 2016
 
Rated: 4.33 by aw0rthington from Massachusetts

Apr 12, 2016
 
Rated: 3.79 by Ela from Massachusetts

Apr 03, 2016
 
Rated: 4.04 by Doublicious from Michigan

Apr 01, 2016
 
Rated: 3.78 by qcbrewer from North Carolina

Mar 08, 2016
 
Rated: 3.91 by jtk21351 from California

Feb 26, 2016
 
Rated: 4 by jezuss from Massachusetts

Oct 20, 2015
 
Rated: 3.96 by psweendogg from Connecticut

Sep 25, 2015
 
Rated: 3.98 by TrilliumFan from Massachusetts

Aug 16, 2015
 
Rated: 4.47 by costanzo_mike from Massachusetts

Jun 28, 2015
Aeronaut Brewing Company in Somerville, MA
Brewery rating: 3.93 out of 5 with 1254 ratings