Bent River Brewing Company

BEER AVG
3.6/5
Bent River Brewing CompanyBent River Brewing Company
PLACE INFO

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

1413 5th Ave
Moline, Illinois, 61265-1335
United States

(309) 797-2722 | map
bentriverbrewing.com

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BEER STATS
Beers:
33
Ratings:
1,090
Reviews:
211
PLACE STATS
Score:
88
Ratings:
55
Reviews:
21
Avg:
3.91
pDev:
4.35%
 
 
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Ratings: 55 |  Reviews: 21
Reviews by morimech:
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3.83/5  rDev -2%
vibe: 2.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

Easy enough to find with plenty of parking nearby. The place is kinda dingy and stunk of cooking grease from the kitchen. Very busy for a weeknight. I thought the beer selection was a bit slim. Three stouts and three wheat beer variations. They also had Schell's 1919 Root Beer on tap. The beers I did have were very good. The oatmeal stout being the highlight. Sitting at the bar you get a good look at the brewing equipment and the fermenters. The beer is good but the smells coming from the kitchen turned my stomach and I had enough after 45 minutes.

Edit: Four years later and I return. The various scores would change but my overall impression of the place has not. Service was horrible. The bartenders were on the opposite end of the bar doing shots with their friends instead of tending to their customers. I tried the food this time and thought it was palateable. Interesting mix of beers available but did not get to try much because the service was so uncaring. By far the worst service I ever experienced in the Quad Cities.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Billolick
3.88/5  rDev -0.8%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

Better then decent beer, friendly athmosphere (tho a bit on the "old school"/dated side), effecient service and pretty good pub grub....worth a visit if you are in the Quad Cities of Illinois/Iowa for a visit or if you are local. Better beer here then we encountered at several other local brew pubs

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Photo of rbrandt22
3.61/5  rDev -7.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.25 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3

Photo of JoeIPA
4.9/5  rDev +25.3%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of solsonwiu
3.53/5  rDev -9.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 2.5 | selection: 4 | food: 2.5

Great place to hang out and have a beer. They keep about 10 beers on tap at a time, with four or five year-rounds and four or five seasonals. Plenty of space to sit, nice copper tanks behind the bar. Food is just okay and service is pretty spotty for food. Many quality beers, especially the Uncommon Stout, with seasonals always being worth a try.

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Photo of martinfletwood
4.25/5  rDev +8.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.75

Photo of Kylo76
4/5  rDev +2.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of rossracing
4.06/5  rDev +3.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

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3.84/5  rDev -1.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4

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4.24/5  rDev +8.4%

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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5/5  rDev +27.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

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1/5  rDev -74.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

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3.96/5  rDev +1.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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Bent River Brewing Company in Moline, IL
3.6 out of 5 based on 1,090 ratings.
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