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Afterthought Brewing Company

in Lombard, Illinois

4.54/5  rDev +1.6% | Average: 4.47
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75
by emerge077 from Illinois

Afterthought has been on my bucket list for awhile, and only recently was I able to visit in person. After trying nearly three dozen of their beers, it was high time to visit. BA mixed-fermentation saisons are their main thing, a niche i'm fully supportive of. They have a nice guest list of various local lagers as well, and many Belgian imports.

The low-slung building is on a corner, painted a simple white with a black roof an door, windowless from the front. Parking lot for a dozen or more, a few outdoor patio tables too. Inside it's fairly small and cozy, with the bar to the right, tables to the left and beyond that is a barrel fermentation area, stacked with tiny puncheons. Decor at the bar was cool, Orval signs, assorted breweriana and lambic baskets added to the rustic saison/lambic vibe they were going for.

Beer selection was very impressive, especially on the saison/lambic/lager end of the spectrum. Well curated list, well organized with many gems. Drafts were served in brewery stemware. Imports included Dupont, Tilquin, 3F, Blaugies, Fantome, and more. Local guest lagers from Dovetail, Art History, Phase Three, and more. All killer no filler.

The bartender was enthusiastic and very knowledgeable. While it was slow, he was more than willing to chat about the local beer scene, and what Afterthought is currently working on. He gave some great recommendations for bottles to-go also.

Overall this is a destination stop in the western burbs, especially if BA mixed-ferm saisons are your thing. They have a deep reverence for Belgian tradition, as well as modern innovation: demonstrated by their elaborate, ever-changing barrel program. Afterthought has been steadily building their niche for 5 years now, and they certainly excel at it.

Today at 03:51 PM
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Sunken Silo Brew Works

in Lebanon, New Jersey

4.44/5  rDev +4.5% | Average: 4.25
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5
by DrStiffington from New Jersey

Second visit. Nice space plus a big tent set up and outside seating. Big selection of different types of beers. Very helpful, friendly service. Had half pours and one flight. Every beer was delicious. Like that it’s only 15 minutes away.

Today at 01:49 PM
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Chilton Mill Brewing

in Long Valley, New Jersey

3.89/5  rDev -1.3% | Average: 3.94
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75
by DrStiffington from New Jersey

Stopped by on their anniversary weekend. Had a lot of seating out in front of the parking lot. Unfortunately, it was cash only. Huh. So we sat inside. Small space. Bartenders were very friendly. Had to get full pours. No 4 or 8 oz options and served in plastic cups. Not the best. I had a saison which was very good. Then an IPA, which was pretty good. Nice place but wouldn’t go out of my way to go back.

Today at 01:41 PM
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White Elm Brewing Company

in Lincoln, Nebraska

4.15/5  rDev -1.4% | Average: 4.21
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4
by WillieThreebiers from Connecticut

Off the beaten track brewery in industrial area on the south side of town. Small narrow tasting room with bar along the back wall that seats about 10 and a few tables and couches about the room. 13 beers and a cider on tap, I liked both the ones I tried, as well as, the one I took home as a single can.

Today at 04:22 AM
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Homegrown Public House & Brewery

in Florence, Oregon

4.44/5  rDev 0% | Average: 4.44
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5
by Reidrover from Oregon

Was in Florence for a weekend at Jessie Honeyman, got a yurt.
Got into town about 7 on Friday night, very rainy.
So headed for here.
Pretty busy for a rainy, cold May night, but we were seated quickly at a small table beside the bar.
Our server was very nice and very attentive, she got our drinks fast. They brew some of their own beer so i got a pint of their honey amber ale, it was excellent, has some good real honey sweetness but not too much.
Food took a while, but we were enjoying the atmosphere and the live music.
I am guessing they cook the food fresh.
I had their Royale burger, and it was lovely, they cooked it well to my specifications. Very good burger indeed. My daughter got the chicken sandwich. It looked like a huge piece of chicken breast! She liked it.
Overall, a very nice evening.
Prices a little high but not out of the ordinary for a good place at the coast.
Will be returning.
Overall, for beer it was just OK, but by Florence standards good. A nice selection of maybe a dozen mostly local coastal breweries and a couple beers of their own.

Today at 02:43 AM
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Standard Deviant Brewing

in San Francisco, California

4.02/5  rDev 0% | Average: 4.02
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4
by Pivopijak from Washington

High ceiling of all wooden beams with skylights. Brew tanks behind tap island, with the bar counter made of a polished log slice. Good amount of room and tables.

Today at 01:49 AM
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New Holland Brewing Company

in Holland, Michigan

4.2/5  rDev +1.2% | Average: 4.15
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5
by flagmantho from Washington

I visited New Holland a couple weeks ago when I made a little trip out to the lake while visiting that part of Michigan. When I was there, they had 28 beers on tap with a wide variety of styles. Lots of IPAs and versions of Dragons Milk stout, along with sours, a kölsch, you name it (they also have a ton of seltzers if that's your jam). I had the session IPA, kölsch, and one of the hazies. All were pretty good, though the kölsch was maybe the best of the lot.

The bar is huge with exposed brick and tin ceilings; it is a restaurant and definitely feels like one. Service up at the bar is perfectly decent. As for food, I had the reuben, which absolutely hit the spot.

Yesterday at 10:34 PM
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Brewery Vivant

in Grand Rapids, Michigan

4.23/5  rDev -1.6% | Average: 4.3
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4
by flagmantho from Washington

I visited Brewery Vivant on the recommendation of a friend a couple weeks ago when I was visiting Grand Rapids. They had 16 beers on tap when I was there, plus a cider and some cocktails. They seem to focus on sour, farmhouse, and fruit beers, and had a really good selection within that wheelhouse.

Fennel Countdown peach fennel sour is the standout for me; I also tried the rooibos tea farmhouse and the straw barb fruited sour. The IPA was the weakest link for me, but that's not a surprise given the brewery's focus. Overall, I quite enjoyed the beers.

Taproom is a former funeral parlor and has a real church vibe; stained glass accentuates the old-world feel of the place. Service up at the bar was super friendly, nice and knowledgeable. They have a kitchen as well, and as I visited toward the end of my day, I had an order of fries which really hit the spot.

Yesterday at 10:31 PM
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Speciation Artisan Ales

in Grand Rapids, Michigan

4.36/5  rDev -6.2% | Average: 4.65
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25
by flagmantho from Washington

I visited Speciation a couple of weeks ago while I was visiting Grand Rapids and quite enjoyed it. They're more of a fermentery than a brewery, with their wort made across town at City Built. When I was there, they had 10 beers on tap plus four seltzers, and a focus on sour ales.

I had the cherry vanilla sour and blackcurrant sour, both of which I really liked (especially the blackcurrant). The hazy IPA was also very good indeed; I left with a very high opinion of their beers.

Taproom is clean, light, perhaps a little industrial. The room is shared with the fermenters and a bunch of barrels and a foeder. There's a very authentic feel here. The service was friendly and knowledgeable, and I'd definitely go back if I found myself again in Grand Rapids.

Yesterday at 10:26 PM
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Elk Brewing

in Grand Rapids, Michigan

3.91/5  rDev +1.3% | Average: 3.86
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25
by flagmantho from Washington

I visited Elk Brewing while in Grand Rapids a few weeks ago. When I was there, they had 19 beers on tap plus a hard seltzer. Good variety of styles including rauchbier and barleywine, among the usual suspects. Overall the beers I had were mediocre; the rauchbier was the best among them but perhaps not the best I've had.

The taproom is bright and industrial with metal tables and a few wood accents, with a couple of TVs on the wall, playing random stuff at the moment. Service is friendly enough, though bar seating was not available.

Yesterday at 10:22 PM
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City Built Brewing Company

in Grand Rapids, Michigan

4.23/5  rDev -4.3% | Average: 4.42
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4
by flagmantho from Washington

I stopped in at City Built while traveling in Grand Rapids a couple of weeks ago. When I was there, they had 13 beers on tap, including a Czech lager, several IPAs, stouts, a sour, a coconut porter ... a good mix. One of the IPAs is a double rice IPA, which I didn't even know was a thing, but saw a few times when I was in Michigan. Overall the quality of the beers was quite good, with the DDH IPA brewed for the Pink Boots society the standout for me.

Nice, airy, modern taproom with wood accents and a welcoming feel. Staff are quite nice and attentive. Brewhouse in view of the taproom, with beautiful horizontal lagering tanks. They have a kitchen with a few menu items, mostly tacos and pub snacks. I ordered the beer cheese, which was pretty good.

Yesterday at 10:19 PM
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The Mitten Brewing Co.

in Grand Rapids, Michigan

4.06/5  rDev +1.8% | Average: 3.99
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4
by flagmantho from Washington

I visited The Mitten while visiting Grand Rapids a couple of weeks ago. When I was there, they had 17 beers plus cider, seltzer and a root beer. Nothing too crazy, style-wise, though they did have a gose and a sour IPA. Overall my impression of the beer is good, if not outstanding; the hazy IPA I had was my favorite of the bunch.

Taproom is a neat old building, all brick and wood. There's a baseball theme to the decor, as you might guess with the name of the place. From the correct angle, you can see back to the brewhouse from the taproom. Service at the bar is friendly enough. I had their impossible burger; though they seem to specialize in pizza, the burger was quite good!

Yesterday at 10:15 PM
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Batch Brewing Company

in Detroit, Michigan

4.56/5  rDev +9.9% | Average: 4.15
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5
by flagmantho from Washington

I visited Batch while visiting Detroit a couple of weeks ago. They had 17 beers on tap on my visit, with an incredible variety: rosemary berliner weisse! Czech dark lager! Doppelbock! Sour IPA! Kveik hazy! Excellent.

Each and every one of the beers I had was in the range of good to excellent. But the grapefruit-cardamom-rosemary Berliner weissbier is simply transcendent. Batch is probably my favorite brewery in Detroit, among the six I've now visited.

Build out is a bit industrial, mostly because it's practically inside the brewhouse. This is like having beers inside the brewery. Love it. Service is good, friendly, and fast up at the bar.

Yesterday at 10:11 PM
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Saucy Brew Works - Detroit Brewpub & Coffeehouse

in Detroit, Michigan

4.14/5  rDev 0% | Average: 4.14
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25
by flagmantho from Washington

I visited Saucy's new Detroit brewery while in town a couple weeks ago. On my visit, they had 19 of their beers on tap plus a guest NA beer, representing a wide variety of styles from schwarzbier to gose to hazy IPA, with stouts and lagers mixed in. I dig it!

Of the beers I had, I think my favorite was the schwarzbier, though the hazy IPA and gose were also not bad. The red velvet cake white stout was, in a word, interesting.

Vibe is clean and a little industrial with a few TVs on the wall with sports but it's anything but a sports bar (they also advertise drag shows, so). Super chill; they have a pizza kitchen and a coffee shop attached. There is a small but serviceable brewhouse visible from the taproom; I'm guessing it's some kind of a pilot system (given that this is a brewery chain).

Service at the bar is quick and friendly, and the staff had good recommendations for other breweries to visit. I was pretty favorably impressed by Saucy.

Yesterday at 10:08 PM
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In De Wildeman

in Amsterdam, Netherlands

4.25/5  rDev -4.5% | Average: 4.45
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5
by Sludgeman from District of Columbia

Visited on a Saturday afternoon. Beautiful day. Sat outside. Great tap and bottle list. Good selection of Dutch beers but primarily it’s all about the Belgian beers.

Yesterday at 08:43 PM
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Definitive Brewing Company

in Portland, Maine

4.72/5  rDev +13.2% | Average: 4.17
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5
by hozersr from Pennsylvania

Visited in the spring of 2022 with Friends in route to camping in Acadia National Park. This brewery is amazing. Large setting area with a food truck. Their beers are amazing to say the least. Borderline world class. Service was excellent. A must go-to spot when visiting Portland. Dog friendly.

Yesterday at 08:20 PM
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Allagash Brewing Company

in Portland, Maine

4.72/5  rDev +5.1% | Average: 4.49
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75
by hozersr from Pennsylvania

Visited in the spring of 2022 with friends on route to camping at Acadia National Park. Large brewery. Plenty of space. Beers are fantastic with a large selection. Service was kind and knowledgeable. Pet friendly.

Yesterday at 06:40 PM
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Good Word Brewing & Public House

in Duluth, Georgia

5/5  rDev +7.5% | Average: 4.65
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5
by ATL6245 from Georgia

Loved everything about this place. It has a neat vibe to out, with an indoor bar and outdoor covered area & bar. The food is very good but the beer is outstanding. GW focuses on classic styles lower ABV beers. I had the Kolsch, German Pils, Amber Lager, Helles and Dark Mild. They also have cask beers, which is very unusual in the U.S. drank one of the Kolsch's from cask. It was wonderful. Staff was attentive and knowledgeable. Overall, this brewery may have the best beer in the Atlanta area, across the board. GW is one of those places that is well worth going out of your way to visit

Yesterday at 04:16 AM
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Upper Room Brewery

in Kearney, Nebraska

4.07/5  rDev +1.2% | Average: 4.02
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.75
by WillieThreebiers from Connecticut

Relatively new brewery in mixed use building on the north west edge of town. Small taproom with U-shaped bar that seats about 15 with about a dozen tables about the rest of the room and a patio out back. 8 beers on tap, I enjoyed the IPA and the Red. They also do 16oz crowlers... friendly bartender.

Yesterday at 03:37 AM
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Beach Liquors

in Destin, Florida

3.8/5  rDev -4.8% | Average: 3.99
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4
by jkrich from Florida

I buy much of my beer at the Beach Liquors in Panama City Beach and thought it would be interesting to check out the location in Destin. The first thing was the lack of parking in the strip mall. I was fortunate to grab the last spot and this was only 12:30 or so in the afternoon. Keep in mind this is a tourist area. Once inside, I quickly realized most of the beer was stored in the refrigerated section as well as a large walk-in cooler. There were several domestic beers not available at the Panama City Beach location as well as many beers past their prime. I did purchase a couple of offerings not found in Panama City Beach. Overall, I found the atmosphere claustrophobic and slightly chaotic. No one asked me if I needed help and the cashier forgot to ask if I was a member of the rewards program. (He did state he added the points later, but who knows.) If in Destin again, I will definitely visit this store, but the atmosphere at the PCB location is so much better.

Yesterday at 12:29 AM
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Chan's Wine World

in Destin, Florida

4.05/5  rDev -7.3% | Average: 4.37
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25
by jkrich from Florida

I was in Destin visiting from nearby Panama City and decided to see if I could find anything different or better than what I get back home. As the name of this place states, this is a great place to buy and sample great wines, but is it also great for beer? It most certainly is! I carried as much as I could get back home, but also many additional offerings from domestic breweries with which I am not familiar. But the best surprise was the choices of imported beers, especially from Germany. I purchased two that I had not seen in years. I will seek out this store on a return visit.

Yesterday at 12:19 AM
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Brigham's Taproom

in North Platte, Nebraska

4.09/5  rDev 0% | Average: 4.09
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25
by WillieThreebiers from Connecticut

Sports bar, somewhat attached to an arcade. Spacious interior with L-shaped bar in the back right corner and numerous other seating arrangements about the room. 14 beets on tap, mostly Kinkaider. Friendly servers, tasty wings.

Saturday at 11:43 PM
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Kokopelli Beer Company

in Westminster, Colorado

4.35/5  rDev +11% | Average: 3.92
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5
by WillieThreebiers from Connecticut

Lively brewpub in shopping plaza. Large sidewalk/ parking lot patio, taproom has L-shaped bar in back right hand corner that seats about 20 and additional tables about the room. Packed Friday night crowd. 26 or so beers on tap, I enjoyed the Hop Slugger very much. Friendly efficient bartenders. I did not try the food, but it looked real good.

Saturday at 02:35 PM
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Green Mountain Beer Company

in Lakewood, Colorado

4.32/5  rDev +1.2% | Average: 4.27
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25
by WillieThreebiers from Connecticut

Cool little brewery tucked in the corner of a small shopping plaza. Patio out front leads to spacious airy taproom with service bar. Some tables and a counter running along the perimeter as well as an additional patio along the side of the building. Parking is tight. 16 beers on tap, I enjoyed both the schwarzbier and the IPA. Food truck, efficient service.

Saturday at 02:25 PM
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Halfpenny Brewing Company

in Centennial, Colorado

4.1/5  rDev +3.3% | Average: 3.97
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4
by WillieThreebiers from Connecticut

Store front brewery in small shopping plaza. Angled L-shaped bar in the right hand corner seats about 15, with additional tables about the room and a deck out back. A dozen beers on tap, I very much enjoyed the Delta One Bravo. Very laid back place, food truck.

Saturday at 06:18 AM
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Lone Tree Brewing Company

in Lone Tree, Colorado

4.03/5  rDev +5.5% | Average: 3.82
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4
by WillieThreebiers from Connecticut

Brewery in an industrial building with an L-ish-shaped bar that seats about 25 and numerous tables about the floor and nice patio area out front. A dozen beers on tap, the two I had were somewhat run-of-the-mill but good.

Saturday at 05:58 AM
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Resolute Brewing Company

in Centennial, Colorado

4.32/5  rDev +7.2% | Average: 4.03
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4
by WillieThreebiers from Connecticut

Store front brewery at the end of a small strip shopping center with a half-circle bar off centered to the left seats 15 to 20. A variety of table and perimeter counter seating options, as well as, a patio on the right side of the building. A dozen beers on tap, I enjoyed their IPA very much. They also sell single cans to go... Friendly, knowledgeable bartender made some very useful suggestions as to where else to go while I'm in town.

Saturday at 05:38 AM
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Model A Brewing Company

in Tega Cay, South Carolina

4.11/5  rDev +3.5% | Average: 3.97
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25
by Billolick from New York

Mid sized concrete box of a place, upscale, casual feel, lots of couples, enjoying dinner when I visited, they offer a larger and quite pleasant out door dining/drinking area, that is covered with white materiel kinda sails, to protect you and your crew from the elements if necessary.

Long bar along the back wall as you enter.

The offer a variety of tasty and nicely composed chow, I had the spicy chicken sandwich and it was quite worthy.

8 or 9 of their own beer creations available on tap as well as a full bar. I enjoyed a tasty Hazy IPA and a few tastes of things like the Belgian IPA, and Mexican lager, all were tasting quite good and well crafted.

Friendly bartender and professional service...well worth a visit...good place for a date or with a smaller group, not so much if you are with a group of guys wanting to watch the game

Saturday at 02:55 AM
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Rockyard Brewing

in Castle Rock, Colorado

3.96/5  rDev +9.4% | Average: 3.62
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.5
by WillieThreebiers from Connecticut

Large brewpub in the vein of BJs with a curved bar that seats 15 or 20 to the left of the entrance and loads of tables about the dining room. A dozen beers on tap, the IPA I had was solid. I also had the pork green chili which was very nice.

Friday at 04:48 PM
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BURLY Brewing Company

in Castle Rock, Colorado

4.17/5  rDev -2.3% | Average: 4.27
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25
by WillieThreebiers from Connecticut

Off the beaten path brewery in industrial area on the west side of town. L-shaped bar in the center of the room seats about 15, with plenty of tables about the room and on the front patio. 20 beers and 4 hard seltzers on tap, the 2 IPAs I had were solid. Friendly bartender, food truck.

Friday at 04:36 PM
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105 West Brewing Company

in Castle Rock, Colorado

4.03/5  rDev -3.1% | Average: 4.16
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4
by WillieThreebiers from Connecticut

Cool open space in industrial area with large covered patio in front and spacious taproom. Open floor with lots of raw wood, bar toward the center of room seats about 8, with plenty of tables about and partitioned off from the brewhouse on the right. A dozen beers on tap, I enjoyed the Black IPA very much. Food trucks. Very laid back on a Wednesday afternoon.

Friday at 04:22 PM
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Iron Mule Brewery

in Castle Rock, Colorado

4.15/5  rDev +11.6% | Average: 3.72
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.75
by WillieThreebiers from Connecticut

Cool brewery in circular building near downtown. Currently one quarter of the building is taproom (they are planning to expand) with small straight bar that seats 7 or 8 with a few tables about the room and a small patio on the side of the building. 10 beers on tap, I especially liked The Goat. Food truck. Friendly, knowledgeable bartender.

Friday at 04:11 PM
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Rock Hill Brewing Company

in Rock Hill, South Carolina

4.08/5  rDev 0% | Average: 4.08
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5
by Billolick from New York

This mid sized to larger box of a room, has large windows out to the street and is located next door to the Mill Stone pizza joint...actually all the food available here, come directly off the menu and out of the kitchen of Mill Stone...so that is cool, cuz Mill stone's coal fired pizza, salads and other options are better then decent.

This place has a bunch of larger communal style tables, brew their own quality beers and had 8 of their own on tap when I visited...enjoyed their IPA and a sample of some brown ale...pretty good and def worth a try. Casual, pleasant kinda spot..good to go with a group, the family, some buddies or a date (but not a romantic kinda date)

Worthy spot for some in house brewed beer and quality chow.

Thursday at 09:24 PM
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Mac's Speed Shop

in Matthews, North Carolina

4.3/5  rDev 0% | Average: 4.3
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5
by Billolick from New York

Who amongst us is not a fan of the multiple Mac's Speed Shop locations?

Super casual atmosphere, friendly and professional staff who actually seem to care and to enjoy their jobs!

Quality BBQ, especially in a part of NC, that people say is not really a BBQ area, also a full menu of bar kinda food, all turned out in a tasty fashion.. Sometimes when you are waiting at your table or just at the bar, they will give you an on the house bowl of hush puppies, just because....this place gets "it"

Loads of quality craft taps from all the typical spots, locals, regional and national heavy weights....also a large fridge behind the bar with an equally impressive array of, again, quality craft cans n bottles.

This location had a mid-large main area, which includes 2 or 3 main rooms with tables. A long bar, plenty of TVs, with the game on.

I enjoyed my fresh salad and spicy and crisp chicken sandwich/burger, all washed down by a Sweet water freshie IPA (or two)

I frequently buy some sauce and/or a spice rub to go...good stuff...good place...all the locations are well worth a visit.

Thursday at 09:02 PM
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The Brass Tap

in Colorado Springs, Colorado

4.25/5  rDev 0% | Average: 4.25
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4
by WillieThreebiers from Connecticut

Big chain beer bar restaurant in upscale area that is still undergo plenty of construction. Long straight bar perpendicular to the entrance on the left seats about 35 with tables both inside and out on a side patio. 60 well assorted and mostly local beers on tap. My Brussel Sprouts were a bit al dente for my taste. Convenient place to grab a bite and a beer.

Thursday at 06:20 PM
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Atrevida Beer Company

in Colorado Springs, Colorado

3.93/5  rDev +6.2% | Average: 3.7
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75
by WillieThreebiers from Connecticut

Small brewery in the corner of a little strip shopping center. Place had this sort of hippie ashram-ish feel to it. Small service bar along back corner with a few barrel tables and couches, set about like conversation niche. 8 beers on tap, I enjoyed the Belgian IPA.

Thursday at 06:14 PM
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Cogstone Brewing Company

in Colorado Springs, Colorado

4.13/5  rDev +1.2% | Average: 4.08
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4
by WillieThreebiers from Connecticut

Lively brewpub on the side of a small shopping plaza. Small U-shaped bar seats about a dozen with tables about the rest of the room and an outdoor patio in the front. 12 beers on tap, I enjoyed both of the chili beers very much, especially the C&S. Trivia night so things got hectic. I did not try the food.

Thursday at 06:07 PM
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Metric Brewing

in Colorado Springs, Colorado

4.03/5  rDev +3.6% | Average: 3.89
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75
by WillieThreebiers from Connecticut

Shopping center brewery with food truck. Corner location with windows on both sides give open feel. Straight bar along back wall seats about 20 with additional tables opposite the bar and on a patio along the left side of the building. 10 house beers and a half dozen guests. Friendly service.

Thursday at 05:20 PM
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Goat Patch Brewing

in Colorado Springs, Colorado

4.18/5  rDev +4.5% | Average: 4
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4
by WillieThreebiers from Connecticut

Cool little store front-ish brewery in strip shopping center a bit north of downtown. Straight bar opposite the entrance seats about a dozen with as many tables about the room and on the outside patio. They also have an overflow area, but I did not check it out. About 10 beers on tap, the 2 I had were very nice. Friendly service.

Thursday at 04:49 AM
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Harmonic Brewing

in San Francisco, California

4.28/5  rDev +2.9% | Average: 4.16
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4
by Pivopijak from Washington

An all glass, corner room with size enough for a good amount of modern tables. The namesake, refers to a guitar harmonic, which is quite inviting as they tend to play music that has on emphasis on the electric guitar. Their tulip shaped goblet glasses have a logo of 3 tuning pegs on each side of the glass, which lends to the glass having an appearance of a guitar headstock, due to the glass shape. Had a "What Day" IPA, that was quite good.

Wednesday at 11:15 PM
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Laughing Monk Brewing

in San Francisco, California

3.89/5  rDev -11.6% | Average: 4.4
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4
by Pivopijak from Washington

Located in a very industrial part of the city, plain old concrete warehouses, all around, including this brewery. Bare bones atmosphere, polished concrete floor with basic, laminated wood tables and a high ceiling. Good and friendly service.

Wednesday at 10:30 PM
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Cellarmaker Brewing Co.

in San Francisco, California

4.16/5  rDev -6.7% | Average: 4.46
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5
by Pivopijak from Washington

Small old bar atmosphere, with a dedicated clientele, filling up the place, 10 minutes after it opened. Quite a number of folks were getting a recently bottled release of a barley wine, with their tap beer orders, to take the bottled barley wine home for later. Very conversational clientele, they were.

Wednesday at 09:28 PM
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Smiling Toad Brewery

in Colorado Springs, Colorado

4.1/5  rDev +4.1% | Average: 3.94
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4
by WillieThreebiers from Connecticut

Cool little out-of-the-way place that looks like was once a residential building. Taproom is upstairs with an inverted L-shaped bar in one corner, a stage area across from it, and a few tablesaround the room. There is also a deck on on side of the building. A dozen beers on tap, I enjoyed the IPA Freely. Live music , place had a roadhouse sort of vibe. Friendly bartender.

Wednesday at 08:20 PM
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North Fork Brewing Co.

in Riverhead, New York

4.11/5  rDev -1% | Average: 4.15
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4
by dkoehler42 from New York

It's in a former firehouse, neighboring a distillery. The brewery is visible in the back. The entire space somehow manages to be spacious and cozy. It's worth a visit, and the staff is friendly.

Wednesday at 08:16 PM
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BATCH Slapped Brewery/Cidery

in Colorado Springs, Colorado

4/5  rDev 0% | Average: 4
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4
by WillieThreebiers from Connecticut

Store front brewery in small shopping center near downtown. Short bar perpendicular to the entrance seats about 6 with maybe 6 or 8 communal tables about the taproom. 10 house beers and 3 ciders on tap, I very much enjoyed the Cloudy with a Chance of Mango. Food truck. Friendly service.

Wednesday at 08:09 PM
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Second Street Brewery - Rufina Taproom

in Santa Fe, New Mexico

4.26/5  rDev 0% | Average: 4.26
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5
by WillieThreebiers from Connecticut

Cool satellite taproom in south west part of town. Warehouse type building on the side of a hill with large covered deck. Open and spacious with bar along the back wall and way mire seats than convenient parking spots. 16 beers on tap, the 2 I had were solid. The green Chile stew had a very nice bite. Laid back atmosphere and solid friendly service.

Wednesday at 07:57 PM
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Barebottle Brewing Company

in San Francisco, California

4.29/5  rDev -0.9% | Average: 4.33
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5
by Pivopijak from Washington

Close to highway 101 in the southern end of the city, right in a neighborhood. Brewery is in the same room as the taproom, one can see and smell the brewing process as you sip your own glass of what they are currently making. The building is a warehouse type of structure and has a really high high ceiling, polished concrete flooring, varnished picnic tables for the indoor seating and wooden hop cone lamps hanging from the ceiling, supplementing the lighting, when the big roll up wall doors are open. They serve their tasting flights different from any brewery taproom and this is a superior method. Like most other brew pubs, the flight of 4 or so is in a wooden rack, but that's where the similarity ends. They have full size i.e. 8-10 ounce, tulip style brandy snifters, in which they pour in the usual 4-5 ounces of beer, but one can and should swirl, because there is now room to do so, unlike the little 4 ounce glasses, filled up to the top, to get much more aroma, to start the assessment process. Highlight beers of the four tasted were the apple brandy barrel aged "Gold Baked" and the "Swimming in Simcoe" west coast IPA. One of the best in the city, beer wise.

Wednesday at 07:53 PM
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Turtle Mountain North

in Rio Rancho, New Mexico

4.07/5  rDev 0% | Average: 4.07
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4
by WillieThreebiers from Connecticut

Chain restaurant/ brewery in large commercial retail building in fairly new shopping/ entertainment area north of Albuquerque. Expansive taproom with long straight bar opposite the entrance and many tables in front of and along both sides of the bar. 16 beers on tap, the IPA I had was pretty good. I did not try their food, although I've eaten at their other facility and it was pretty good. Professional, efficient bartenders.

Wednesday at 05:21 PM
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Beach Island Brewery

in Dunedin, Florida

3.93/5  rDev 0% | Average: 3.93
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75
by clayrock81 from Florida

Went on a lazy Saturday afternoon and indoor place was packed but laidback vibe (CCR was playing in background) and nice location real close to the beach. Place has 16 taps although they had a couple seltzers and smoothies on, but still a decent amount of its own beer and few differing styles. I had a few different beers and they were good so no complaints, and definitely a place worth checking out if you're around the area or hit the beach.

Wednesday at 04:02 PM
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Summer Fox Brewing Company

in Fresno, California

4.31/5  rDev 0% | Average: 4.31
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25
by RyanK252 from California

Visited on a Wednesday evening with some friends who are working their way towards being regulars here. First things first, the beer selection is impressive. 20 or so taps worth featuring everything from light to dark and hoppy to sour. There's a nice seating area right inside by the bar, and plenty more through the doors out by the brewhouse with some TVs to watch the game. Bartender was friendly and let our group take over the big group table. Food was solid, nachos and pretzel hit the spot. I'll definitely be back.

Wednesday at 10:57 AM