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What's your favorite little known non-production brewery?

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by justyouraveragebeerguy, Apr 11, 2013.

  1. justyouraveragebeerguy

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    Just wondering what everyone's favorite local/non-production brewery is. I always like the brew-pub atmosphere over big guys like Founders, GI, etc.
     
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    Swamp Head Brewery out of Gainesville, Florida.
     
  3. olfolxholme

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    Well, favorite is a tough word... But The Ale Apothecary out of Bend, OR is pretty amazing. Everything is done by hand on a very small scale and in a very cool way. Hard to explain any better than they do themselves...

    Look for amazing things from this brewery: http://www.thealeapothecary.com
     
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    Tired hands.
     
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    If you're in the Philly area, give Triumph a go. The make some solid beers there.
     
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    Well, at the moment Societe Brewing is my favorite, but they will be in full production soon. There are a ton of good non-production breweries here in North County San Diego! One of my current favorites is Rip Current Brewing. Then, any of the Pizza Ports (not the same as Port/Lost Abbey) are GREAT! The best non-production in fact here in SD for sure... Great beer, Great pizza, Great atmosphere... Especially post a good surf!
     
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  7. drbenzo

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    I really meant to just say that Pizza Port is my favorite ;) BUT I ranted a bit...
     
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    Vintage Brewing Company in Madison, Wisconsin. So much awesome brews available on tap there.
     
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    Mad Anthony's out of Ft.Wayne Indiana
     
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    You mean... brewpub?

    Freetail. Freetail. And... Freetail.
     
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    Il Vicino. always has atleast a dozen beers on tap, amazing food, great staff and fun regulars.
     
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    I most definitely second this!
     
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    Going to have to say McCoy's in the Westport area of KCMO. They do have some solid beers. I look forward to their release of Ursa Major every year.
     
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    Non production? That would have to be my own homebrew setup, Cavern Tavern. Limited Production/Brewpub? Peekskill Brewery, Rushing Duck, Tired Hands, Crossroads, and Kane are my favorites from tri State area, Boneyard in Oregon is pretty damn good as well
     
  15. OnWisconsin

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    Great atmosphere at Titletown Brewery in Green Bay, WI and always have something unique on cask.
     
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    Against the Grain Smokehouse and Brewery in Louisville.
     
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    Figure 8 out of Valparasio, Indiana.
     
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    Stupid question.

    Town Hall is the correct answer.
     
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    Green Room Brewing out of Jacksonville, FL
     
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    Greenport Harbor Brewery, Greenport NY
     
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    Funky Buddha Boca Raton, Fl
     
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    North Country brewing in Slippery Rock, PA.
     
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    There's so many near where I live, but Woodward Avenue Brewers is right behind my work, so it's close, and their beer is pretty good. Copper Canyon in Southfield is also great. I've only been once, but all the beers were great, and some were even favorites. I can also easily bike to the Royal Oak area which has Bastone and the Royal Oak Brewery, but I haven't been there enough times to call them favorites.
     
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    things have definitely improved in the last few years, at least on the beer front. the food + atmosphere has always been solid.
     
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    Fifty West in Cincinnati. Cool setting, good beer. Your tip is more than the cost of a flight on half-price Sundays. Good times.
     
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    Trophy Brewing out of Raleigh, NC.
     
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    The Wedge. Asheville, NC
     
  31. tectactoe

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    Does Kuhnhenn count?
     
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    Willoughby Brewing Co. gets lost in the shuffle locally with Great Lakes, Fat Heads, and The Brew Kettle. They used to be kind of lackluster but they've stepped their game up over the years with new brewmaster. They've always had their Peanut Butter Coffee Porter in their pocket, but now they pump out some solid hoppy beers. They attempt alot of styles, some better than others. Food is good too.

    http://beeradvocate.com/beer/profile/1154/?view=beerfly
     
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    Selin's Grove. Go there. Bring growlers.
     
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    I was going to say that one! Haha. Wicked Weed in Asheville is damn good too. They make some killer saisons along with their other beers.
    Cheers
     
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    Naples Beach Brewery in Naples, Florida.
     
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    If not Kuhnhenn, I like Grizzly Peak in Ann Arbor. And up until recently, Odd Side Ales in Grand Haven. BTW, get you some Citra from Odd Side!
     
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    Lavery Brewing in Erie, PA
    Voodoo Brewery in Meadville, PA
     
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    ^This. Their sours are awesome.

    Shart Pants!
     
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    Oh yes, Odd Side is great. I've had about four or five of their beers and they've all been great.
     
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    Piece Brewery and Pizzeria
     
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