Springdale Beer Co.

Springdale Beer Co.Springdale Beer Co.
Springdale Beer Co.Springdale Beer Co.
Brewery, Bar

102 Clinton Street
Framingham, Massachusetts, 01702
United States

(774) 777-5430 | map
springdalebeer.com

Notes:
BEER STATS
Average:
3.94
Beers:
111
Ratings:
1,633
PLACE STATS
Average:
4.26
Reviews:
8
Ratings:
23
pDev:
4.93%
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Ratings by Patches826:
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Rated by Patches826 from Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Jul 01, 2019
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Rated: 4.55 by InfidelInside from Massachusetts

Jul 08, 2020
 
Rated: 4.56 by NC0139 from Massachusetts

Aug 01, 2019
 
Rated: 4.11 by Griffith from Connecticut

Mar 18, 2019
 
Rated: 4.04 by ScaryEd from New Hampshire

Feb 15, 2019
 
Rated: 4.27 by crobinso from Colorado

Nov 10, 2018
 
Rated: 4.4 by Ldal71 from New York

Sep 27, 2018
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Reviewed by LeRose from Massachusetts

4.28/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5
Open converted warehouse space with barrels full of goodness yet to come. Industrial vibe, but with a beer hall feel at the same time. The obligatory corn hole game and a shuffleboard table. Plenty of board games. The place was almost empty when we arrived around 1 pm on a Saturday, but was plenty lively by the time we left.

An amazing selection of draft beers from Springdale plus a taste from the barrel option. The bartenders were pleasant and very helpful. This being our first visit, they certainly earned their keep explaining how things work plus explaining the beers.

You can also order limited appetizers as well as pizza from Jacks Abby and it magically appears at your table. Huge plus as we had planned on lunch at JA anyway. The food was outstanding as usual. A chorizo and shrimp pizza...warped mind you say? Genius say my taste buds as it was delicious.

Beer was top notch as expected. Two flights of four and not a bad beer in the bunch.

Highly recommended.
Aug 15, 2018
 
Rated: 4 by thoglund from New York

Jul 26, 2018
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Reviewed by jzeilinger from Pennsylvania

4.26/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25
Is basically a large open warehouse area with a portion of the space dedicated to seating and a bar with the rest to barrel aging racks. Super high ceiling, cool place, but still feels like a warehouse. However, the beer will keep you coming back and isn't that the most important factor in this equation? Look forward to going back again next time I'm in the "Boston area".
Jul 17, 2018
 
Rated: 4.27 by gbiello from Massachusetts

Jul 14, 2018
 
Rated: 4.08 by JohnofUpton from Massachusetts

May 09, 2018
 
Rated: 4.29 by Gkruszewski from New York

Feb 01, 2018
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Reviewed by smcolw from Massachusetts

4.39/5  rDev +3.1%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25
Located on the second floor of a former warehouse, this is funky whereas Jack's Abby next door is traditional. I think this is far more fun. The beers here are more unusual and a bit extreme with an emphasis on sours. 18 taps on the day I visited.

The space is cavernous (300' x 100') with communal tables and a stand-up bar. Behind all of this is 100+ barrels resting futures brews. There are also plenty of games for the crowd to partake in. Like Jack's Abby, the tables are large and the expectation is that you share space with others, like a German Biergarten.

In short, this place is fun and relaxed.
Jan 27, 2018
 
Rated: 4.12 by Prost76 from New Hampshire

Jan 27, 2018
 
Rated: 4.24 by Daru from Massachusetts

Jan 25, 2018
 
Rated: 4.36 by Yanzo from Massachusetts

Nov 17, 2017
 
Rated: 4.26 by Bhunter0812 from Massachusetts

Nov 12, 2017
 
Rated: 4.6 by kes387 from Massachusetts

Oct 23, 2017
 
Rated: 4.38 by LeftHanded666 from New York

Aug 14, 2017
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Reviewed by Jwale73 from Rhode Island

4.29/5  rDev +0.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25
I've been wanting to visit the Barrel Room since they opened; however, it's just not all that close. That said, I finally made it up on 7/7/17. Full disclosure - I was there at noon and the weather was terrible, so it was pretty empty. That said, the place was great! It's very much reminiscent of a German Beer Hall - long open space with about 20 wooden tables and a long bar. No food, but you can order pizzas delivered from Jack's Abby right next door or BYOF which is great. They had about 12 offerings on-tap. About half were wood-aged sours and the other half were IPAs, APAs and a few other style selections. I purchased two flights which I thought were very reasonably priced and was pretty happy with everything I had. Not everything was earth shaking, but all were solid. The pizza from Jack's was excellent, albeit a little pricey ($13 for what I would consider a small) for a Margherita pizza. They also had several pinball machines, skee-ball and a hunting game (maybe Big Buck Hunter). There were three coolers for takeaway and they offer growler to go options which is pretty great. Staff was knowledgeable and attentive and offered great suggestions for the sampling line-up. It was hard to rate the vibe because of the time, but I would definitely come back.
Jul 11, 2017
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Reviewed by Dope from Massachusetts

3.63/5  rDev -14.8%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 2.75
Little place right next to Jack's Abby (obviously, since it's a sister brewery). Very friendly, attentive and knowledgeable wait staff. At the time I went the selection wasn't great, they only had their beers and just a handful of them (maybe 6-8). Good stuff though, a burgeoning sister brewery that I'm sure will improve quickly.
Jul 10, 2017
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Reviewed by jmlewisjr from Massachusetts

4.34/5  rDev +1.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5
Great upstairs space at Jacks Abby. Cornhole, shuffleboard, arcade games, and NO TV's. They have a dozen or so beers on tap and retail cans/bottles. Cool atmosphere with all of the barrels and gleaming tanks back behind them.
Jun 25, 2017
 
Rated: 4.43 by WoostaBia from Massachusetts

Jun 15, 2017
 
Rated: 4.35 by festizio from California

Jun 09, 2017
 
Rated: 4.13 by American_Hawk from Massachusetts

May 20, 2017
 
Rated: 4.4 by rjp217 from Massachusetts

May 07, 2017
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Reviewed by jlindros from Massachusetts

4.03/5  rDev -5.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25
A neat new addition or "spin-off" of Jack's Abby. It's the building next door so easy to hit both places. THey planned to make all special barrel aged beers and wilds/sours, but while waiting for those to age they started making a ton of ales, mostly IPAs (since Jack's Abby can't really deviate from lagers). Many different IPAs, experimenting with styles, hops, methods, etc, and most are pretty good. A handful of sours still mostly the ones made at Jack's Abby, and should have many of their own sours and barrel aged beers soon hopefully.

It's usually quite busy, and really that modern warehouse-built-into-a-bar-with-community-festival-style-tables you see a lot in Portland (both of them) and San Fran etc. Big open area with lots of games to play, cornhole, big standing arcade games, etc. Fairly young crowd and not quite but almost hipster feel to it. No kids so it's definitely an adult playground. Food can be delivered or brought over from Jack's Abby restaurant thankfully as you can easily sit there and have a few pints before you realize it. Pricing is typical, nothing crazy. They also have a large fridge section with beers to take home, aside from the maybe 10 they have on tap, and a couple bottles (all their own or Jack's Abby).

Bartenders were fairly busy for a Friday night, as expected, and lines didn't really form as expected and many customers just jumped in when they could. I wish the bar tenders and owners put a little more effort into organizing the lines so I'm not standing in line respectfully for a few min when some jackle just walks up and orders a beer while I'm trying to get the bartender's attention. However, they were friendly and knowledgeable.

I'd definitely go back, and I'd go here before I'd go to Jack's Abby which is too much of a madhouse with declining quality of the beers IMO. This environment was a bit more fun, enjoyable, and the beers seem to be pretty good so far.
Apr 10, 2017
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Reviewed by Knapp85 from Pennsylvania

3.82/5  rDev -10.3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75
While stopping at Jack's Abby we had to scope out the new Springdale upstairs. The vibe is much like Jack's Abby, rather large area with a good amount of seating. The service and selection was pretty good. The place isn't bad, I prefer Jack's Abby I think but I think Springdale could do some very nice things.
Mar 23, 2017
 
Rated: 4.65 by costanzo_mike from Massachusetts

Mar 19, 2017
 
Rated: 4.26 by GregSemenza from Connecticut

Mar 07, 2017
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