Third Street Aleworks

BEER AVG
3.66/5
Third Street AleworksThird Street Aleworks
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Eatery

610 3rd Street
Santa Rosa, California, 95404
United States

(707) 523-3060 | map
thirdstreetaleworks.com

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BEER STATS
Beers:
44
Ratings:
397
Reviews:
103
PLACE STATS
Score:
87
Ratings:
69
Reviews:
36
Avg:
3.89
pDev:
8.74%
 
 
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Ratings: 69 |  Reviews: 36
Reviews by tjensen3618:
Photo of tjensen3618
2.4/5  rDev -38.3%
vibe: 3 | quality: 2 | service: 2 | selection: 3

This was the last stop of my only night in Santa Rosa and admittedly, things were starting to get a bit fuzzy.

This place had the atmosphere of a crowded BJ's without the high cleanliness standards that large chains usually demand. It seemed a bit grungy to me. There were a lot of people in the bar area, but we were able to find a couple seats.

After having just eaten at Russian River, we did not get any food. I ordered the Oatmeal Stout, it came in a nonic pint glass and was pretty good. Service wasn't great but that was probably mostly because it was busy.

This was a one beer and done kind of place for me.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Daude
3.48/5  rDev -10.5%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

A decent spot to come and imbibe in craft beers, but Third Street Aleworks pales (no pun intended!) in comparison to their neighboring microbrewery, the famed Russian River Brewery. That said, the food was good, but standard pub fare, and the beers I tried on their flight menu were of mixed quality. Most of them were of a respectable grade, but few of them stood out. If Russian River is too packed to enter due to a big event, let Third Street pick you up on the overflow, but don't there expecting to drink anything that equivocates Pliny.

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Photo of kylehay2004
4.19/5  rDev +7.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4

Photo of 22Blue
3.82/5  rDev -1.8%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Photo of leprechaunandfatman
3.94/5  rDev +1.3%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25

Photo of HippieDave56
3.73/5  rDev -4.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.5

Photo of CJNAPS
4.45/5  rDev +14.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.25

Great beers, guys were really cool. Down the street from Russian River, looking forward to popping in there this year after the RR Younger release to try their Seasonal DIPA release. Cheers

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Photo of LXIXME
3.97/5  rDev +2.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75

Photo of tomsamarati
3.15/5  rDev -19%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3 | service: 3 | selection: 4 | food: 2

One of the larger micro-brew houses in Sonoma county, CA. But not even in the running for tasty beers or tasty food.

The pub is always busy. The vibe is young and northern California cool. It's a hang-out in Downtown Santa Rosa. Popular.

But the beers (I've tasted 10) are all underwhelming. Funny story: I'm sampling the menu with the 2.5 ounce shots. I'm with my beer super-snob friend who is from Birmingham England. Neither he nor I are really relishing the various beers. As a certified wino I know that some of the tastiest red wines are blends. So to the horror of the wait staff I take the 10 samples and pour them all together into a 22 ounce glass. It tasted extremely delicious. Heresy? Sure. Would I do it again? You betch'a!

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Photo of frasergrove
3.6/5  rDev -7.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.25 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.75

Photo of epyon396
4.06/5  rDev +4.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Google reviews held this place much higher than on here, but I wasn't terribly disappointed.
Good vibe with 90's alt rock, so you can't go wrong with that.
The server was friendly and attentive, so no fault there.
Their house beers were ok at best (we tried 4 between the 3 of us) and food was standard pub fare.

Not mind blowing, but a decent alternative if you don't want to die of old age in the Russian River line.

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Photo of southsidejoe8089
4.14/5  rDev +6.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Photo of DoctorZombies
4.72/5  rDev +21.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

Great service and beers. Knowledgeable and friendly bar tenders. Cool vibe/music.

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Photo of Texasfan549
3.96/5  rDev +1.8%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Photo of chrisjws
3.73/5  rDev -4.1%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

Very typical brewhouse kind of setup. It's a good place to watch a game while you get dinner and some beers. The food and beers are both decent in quality, I've never had issues. Service is fairly average, no bad experiences and nothing that really stands out. The beer selection is pretty good, lots of different styles.

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Photo of almostjay
3.84/5  rDev -1.3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 3.5

Photo of RyanK252
4.14/5  rDev +6.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Went late on a week night and it was still buzzing. Very friendly staff and tasty food. The sampler is the way to go. The night I was there it included 10 drafts and 2 cask ales. Beer isn't as good as their neighbors (Russian River) but still enjoyable.

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Photo of Martin_carvalho
3.86/5  rDev -0.8%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Photo of italianstallion
3.69/5  rDev -5.1%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.5

Photo of Drink_LocalSD
4/5  rDev +2.8%

Photo of pocat91619
4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

Photo of hopazoid
4.2/5  rDev +8%

Photo of MIrvine
3.5/5  rDev -10%

Decent, but not exceptional beer. Food is fine at best, service is constantly inconsistent. Go to one of the many other breweries or tap rooms in town instead.

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Photo of aoampm
3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of MichaelPiazza
4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

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Third Street Aleworks in Santa Rosa, CA
3.66 out of 5 based on 397 ratings.
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