Garrison Brewery | Halifax, Nova Scotia
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Garrison Brewery
Exceptional based on 12 ratings
Type: Brewery (see listing)

1149 Marginal Road
Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada B3H [ print map ]
902 453 5343

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Hours: Mon-Thurs 10-8; Fri 10-10; Sat 8-10; Sun 10-8


Mayor: plaugher (6) | Taps: 5 | Bottles: 5


Garrison Brewery

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Beer Available At Garrison Brewery (arranged by most recent)
Garrison Irish Red Ale 34, Garrison Nut Brown Ale 69, Garrison Test Batch #3447 IPA , Garrison Grand Baltic Porter Rum Barrel Aged , Garrison Grand Baltic Porter 92, Garrison Tall Ship Amber 18, Garrison One Hop IPA #3: East Kent Golding 71, Garrison 3 Fields Harvest Ale 78, Garrison Harvest Wheat Ale 44, Garrison Kelleyeís Wild Ryeíd IPA 56, Garrison 15th Anniversary Malt Vanilla & Cocoa - Glenora Barrel Aged , Garrison One Hop IPA #2: Citra 54, Garrison Imperial I.P.A. 96
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12 reviews for Garrison Brewery
 Ambiance  72%
 Service  65%
 Selection  67%
 Food N/A 
 Value  76%
 Overall  68%
 Rating  73%
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  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 14/20
JoeMcPhee  (502) Toronto, ON, Ontario | September 10, 2013
Just across the street from the Farmerís Market with a nice little outdoor seating area. Cheap samples and on a sunny day a great spot to do some people watching. Itís not exactly a pub - but itís a good place to hang out and knock back some cheap samples. They had one season/collaboration on when I was there but Iím not sure if thatís typical.
38
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 1/10   SELECTION 7/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 8/20
ben4321  (209) Hoboken, New Jersey | July 31, 2013
I wasnít impressed at all. They had alsmost nothing available on tap, and what they did have was being served in plastic cups. Stood around the bar area for a few minutes and couldnít find an employee to help me even though it was pretty empty, so I gave up and left. Iíd say skip it.
60
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 2/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 12/20
nbutler11  (316) Phoenix, Arizona | July 21, 2013
Awesome space across from the farmers market in the port. Love the decor and large selection of bottles and taps. Weird staff, though. I spoke to 3 people behind the bar and they all seemed very over it. Disappointing really. Sorry for buying a bunch of your beer and asking about your brewery...
54
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 7/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 11/20
rejtable  (91) Ontario | June 4, 2012
I assume itís because of arcane NS liquor laws, but it totally sucks that you canít buy a tasty beer from their coolers and drink it on site. You are stuck with whatever they have on tap (probably 6-7 taps) and little 4 oz tasters in a plastic cup.
68
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 14/20
DuffMan  (251) the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta | July 5, 2011
Located at the end of the boardwalk, beside the Farmers Market, this brewery has a very open and welcoming appearance with handsome signage. Inside it really is just a large tasting room, albeit nicely arranged. Tons of swag for sale. A glass cooler houses everything they brew, including a few selections not circulated in stores, as well as house made sodas (which our kids loved). Excellent service. No food.
78
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
Ontbeertaster  (158) Ontario | May 11, 2011
Happen to just stubble upon this brewery when just walking along the pier from our hotel, had no actual plans to go here, but the brewery it self was in a really nice location. When you walk in you can see the brewing tanks and things the brewery is very modern in appearance, really nice in side, They had a big cooler to the left of the door with a large selection of garrison brews. There was a man with 5 tap handles I believe serving beer. Good stop, worth a stop if your in the area
94
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 19/20
AdamHeenan  (10) | October 29, 2010
This is the best brewery I have yet to go to. The serving staff were fantastic.
70
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 14/20
Atheist_Peace  (24) Halifax, Nova Scotia | May 21, 2010
Not the best brews made in Halifax but youíve got to give them credit for always pushing the envelope and trying new things. Jalapeno beer anyone? (good for cooking with, not so much for drinking)
66
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 13/20
Lubiere  (447) Ottawa, Ontario | October 19, 2009
This was right behind the hotel where I stayed (Westin) so that was a good surprise. The store and tasting room area is big, all beer sample are 1$ for a 4 on, 2$ for a bigger sample. Loads of Garrison paraphenelia for sale. Unfortunatelly, they didnt have any of their big hitters. Only 5 offerings available.
80
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
mmmmbeer123123  (13) Alabama | July 3, 2009
Love their beer. Good brewery great service.

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