Amherst Brewing Company | Amherst, Massachusetts
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Amherst Brewing Company
Good based on 38 ratings
Type: Brewpub (see listing)

10 University Drive
Amherst, Massachusetts United States 01002 [ print map ]
413 253 4400 | facebook

Hours: 11:30-01:00 Mon-Sun

Mayor: Boudicca (1) | Taps: 20 |

Amherst Brewing Company

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Beer Available At Amherst Brewing Company (arranged by most recent)
Amherst Black Dog IPA , Amherst Two Sisters Imperial Stout 78, Amherst íLil Shed Saison , Amherst Minuteman Red , Amherst Gone Postal IPA , Amherst Cascade IPA 84, Amherst North Pleasant Pale Ale 31, Amherst Honey Pilsner 38, Sierra Nevada Beer Camp Hop Syndicate , Amherst Patriots Pilsner , Amherst Workingmans Wheat , Amherst Seeing Double IPA , Amherst Lewmeister Oktoberfest 48, Amherst Wedding Witte
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38 reviews for Amherst Brewing Company
 Ambiance  74%
 Service  72%
 Selection  71%
 Food  68%
 Value  67%
 Overall  71%
 Rating  80%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 2/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 1/10   VALUE 2/10   OVERALL 5/20
Vandevua  (4) New Jersey | April 24, 2014
Beer was pretty good but service was very slow. Also, do not order food, I was up all night with food poisoning after eating here.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 4/10   SELECTION 7/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 10/20
Cletus  (233) Connecticut | February 9, 2014
Stopped here on my way back from Vermont. The place itself is on the large side, decorated with some nice breweriana, complete with a huge bar. Service is on the pretentious side. Beers are decent. Didnít order any food.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 12/20
Boudicca  (751) London, England | January 8, 2014
A very large brewpub in a small shopping mall. The bar runs almost the full length of the room, which is huge and accommodates several pool tables. We were here the day that Hurricane Sandy hit the coast and there was a great community spirit when the power went off leaving only one television screen and an eerie vodka display with the lights on. They had five regular beers and five seasonals. We were able to try most of them (well, Chris was - I was driving), despite having difficulty paying as the cash registers and card readers all rely on electricity too. (Visited 29 October 2012).
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 14/20
adnielsen  (422) Fort Collins, Colorado | December 12, 2013
Stopped by here while my girlfriend was studying in New Hampshire. Food was pretty good, service was good, and the beer quality was good. I enjoyed this place a fair amount and would definitely visit again.

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  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 14/20
mrhopsbeertalk  (31) Massachusetts | October 31, 2013| Updated August 11, 2014
Sadly the new location rarely impresses. Expansive and cavernous feeling inside, the beer has suffered as well. For the better part of a year Iíve noticed a common off taste to many of their in house brews. Sample the house beers, but order the guest beers.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 15/20
DiarmaidBHK  (739) Lewisburg, Pennsylvania | May 5, 2012
Large place located in a shopping center. The bar area is massive as is the bar itself. I went on a Friday and was impressed by how many people they had behind the bar. They had 11 of their beers on tap 1 on cask plus 10 guest taps. The beers ranged from bland to sold with nothing either outstanding or terrible. the food was very flavorful and everything was very reaonably priced especially after spending a couple of days in Boston.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 20/20
irishalky  (13) Littleton, Massachusetts | September 12, 2010
My favorite watering hole in Amherst. Well crafted and full bodied home brewed beer. Always sample a few before taking a growler home.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 14/20
Volgon  (10) Manchester, New Hampshire | September 11, 2010
Good food and good beer with an old style pub feel. A great stop for food for a beer geek before heading to the Ale House.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 5/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 14/20
JoeMcPhee  (511) Toronto, ON, Ontario | July 20, 2009
Upstairs was closed when I popped in recently, but the downstairs consists of a large but dark interior space. Lots of smallish rooms, each with their own feel... kind of like a British pub. Pretty reasonable prices, although the sliders I had were pretty crappy. The beers are decent, if not outstanding. The staff were very friendly and quite attentive. Kind of a typical brewpub lineup, but most are well-made. Their IPA and ESB were the best of the lineup. Worth checking out if youíre in the area.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
HereForTheBeer  (12) Brattleboro, Vermont | March 6, 2009
We really enjoy Amherst Brewing Company. The atmosphere is comfortable and social. We always sit at the bar and appreciate that it is set up so that you are sitting directly across from other patrons. This arrangement has led to many great conversations with other beer enthusiasts. They recently added an addition to the existing dining room and have a second floor lounge and game room. The quality and consistency of the brews is top notch. We make a point to try all of their specialty brews which allow brewmaster Mike Yates to show his creative side. We recently enjoyed the Amherst Gold 250 an Imperial IPA and the Super Stout (an Oatmeal Stout) on cask. The service is consistently friendly and the selection is great with about 8-10 beers on draft, one on cask and a lager of some variety. The food is quite good, and consists of mainly traditional pub fare. Including soups, salads, sandwiches, burgers and a pretty nice vegetarian menu. Check out our most recent experience and interview with

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