Wagner Valley Brewing Co.

Brewery, Bar, Eatery

9322 Route 414
Lodi, New York, 14860
United States

(607) 582-6450 | map
wagnerbrewing.com

Notes:
BEER STATS
Average:
3.7
Beers:
21
Reviews:
462
Ratings:
890
PLACE STATS
Average:
3.81
Reviews:
33
Ratings:
55
pDev:
14.96%
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Reviews by StrangerTides:
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4.04/5  rDev +6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

More User Reviews:
Photo of WillieThreebiers
3.85/5  rDev +1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Sprawling winery/ brewery complex on the shores of Senaca Lake. Large rustic timber frame building on the right houses separate wine and beer tasting rooms. Entry in through the gift/ bottle shop, follow the hallway on the left to the end for the tap room. Long dog-leg service bar with a few barrel tables at the end. Huge deck off tap room has additional tables and fabulous view of the lake. 14 well assorted beers on tap. I had the Hop Tropic & The Full English, both very nice. Knowledgeable servers. I did not try the food. A great place to wile away an early autumn afternoon.

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Photo of Scud31
4.36/5  rDev +14.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of dbl_delta
3.36/5  rDev -11.8%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.25 | service: 4 | selection: 3

Very nice place with a great view of Seneca Lake. Beers are not spectacular, but the views from the deck make up for it. Oh, and it's a winery too. So the significant other can order up a flight of wines while you work on a flight of beers. Beer wait staff were friendly and seemed to approve of my flight choices; wine stewerd (or whatever you call 'em) were totally out of my league. But then I'm not a wine enthusiast, so YMMV. Anyway, the views are great.

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Photo of The_Beer_Guru
4.73/5  rDev +24.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

This place is by far one of the best breweries I've ever been too! The scenary is beautiful! Such a great vibe with awesome outside seating. You can see Seneca lake and acres upon acres of their wine vineyards. You can also do self guided tours throughout the brewery which is very cool. I didn't t get to try there food but by the looks of it it looked pretty up scale and fancy. They had about 10 beers on tap and the one I picked out for my flight were all fantastic! I would definitely go there again and highly recommend it to anyone who likes great beer and great vibes!!

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Photo of Jlang2012
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of zekeman17
3.41/5  rDev -10.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.25 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.25

Photo of dhmxray
4.32/5  rDev +13.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Great server, great selection and great view.

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Photo of VetsPackage
3.68/5  rDev -3.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.25

Pretty sweet little set up, massive backyard/patio set up out back right in the mix of their vineyards. Selection was limited and the beers were a tick above average at best but if you're a wine drinker you get the best of both worlds with this place.

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Photo of TheBeerdedCharmer
4.04/5  rDev +6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Photo of SonictheBeerhog
4.35/5  rDev +14.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Photo of EMV
2.91/5  rDev -23.6%
vibe: 2.75 | quality: 3.25 | service: 2.5 | selection: 3

This is kind of like the Disneyland version of a Finger Lakes winery/brewery. They have both and don't do either of them extremely well. It's packed (on the tour bus route), and it felt like a pig push the whole time we were there.... and note the massive gift shop. We went with the brewery tasting and their beers were okay. A few pretty good ones and a few duds. The guy doing our tasting was younger and clearly in a hurry... it was a "how fast can I pour these for you and move on to the next grouping" kind of tasting, so not the way I'd choose to do things. I got a few bottles to go and their Reserve Trippelbock was probably my favorite. There are much better breweries to visit on Seneca lake that are more about the beer.. not about being a tourist stop. Two Goats and Horseheads were both vastly better and within 15 minutes.

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Photo of greyghost86
4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

Photo of grahuba
4/5  rDev +5%

Photo of dwatty
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

Photo of Pete9094
1.16/5  rDev -69.6%

Photo of Cooker_stp
4/5  rDev +5%

Photo of oriolesfan4
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

Photo of jfcaa193
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

Photo of joelambic
4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

Photo of mmmbeerNY
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of reizorc
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

Photo of NJBeer265
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

Photo of Budinetz
3.91/5  rDev +2.6%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

Upon arrival you have a choice to your the brewery or the winery. There is a small fee for the brewery if I can remember, however it isn't too expensive. The offerings are usually fantastic with he exception of a few. The staff pouring the offerings is always extremely helpful with any questions and with always give accurate information about the brews and the property. They do fill growlers here and the property is non smoking due to NY state law which is a plus in my book. The decor isn't anything amazing but it does have the tasting room adjoining to an open glass viewing area of the mash tun, fermenters, lagering tanks, etc. thy also have a six pack area where you can buy cases or six packs to take out. I thoroughly enjoy this place!

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Wagner Valley Brewing Co. in Lodi, NY
Brewery rating: 3.7 out of 5 with 890 ratings