Ithaca Beer Company | Ithaca, New York
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Ithaca Beer Company
Excellent based on 29 ratings
Type: Brewery (see listing)

122 Ithaca Beer Drive
Ithaca, New York United States 14850 [ print map ]
607 273 0766 | facebook | twitter

Hours: Wed - Sun 12pm -9pm

Mayor: Brewbie (10) | Taps: 6 | Bottles: 6

Ithaca Beer Company

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Beer Available At Ithaca Beer Company (arranged by most recent)
Ithaca Excelsior! Sixteen 92, Ithaca Excelsior! Luminous 83, Ithaca Dark Mild , Ithaca Britannia , Ithaca Intensify Forward Firepower , Ithaca Cascazilla with Cherry Wood , Ithaca New Scout , Ithaca Frontrunner , Ithaca Hopfenstopfen , Ithaca Ground Break Saison 92, Ithaca Flower Power IPA 97, Ithaca Hopbloem 87, Ithaca Lucifer Steps , Ithaca Cruiser 59, Ithaca Excelsior! Eleven 93, Ithaca Laissez Faire 42, Ithaca Green Trail 60, Ithaca Sixteen Lambic , Ithaca Serenity Now , Ithaca Excelsior! Fifteen 81
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29 reviews for Ithaca Beer Company
 Ambiance  68%
 Service  84%
 Selection  75%
 Food  72%
 Value  77%
 Overall  78%
 Rating  87%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 12/20
johnnnniee  (110) Bedford, New Hampshire | August 6, 2011
I stopped in here recently while on vacation to pick up my fill of Brute. Basically you walk into a showroom looking store front with a bar off to the right for tastings. There are a smattering of displays on the floor a various beers and sodas for sale. They also make root beer and other sodas I believe. They have some home brew supplies along the back wall. They will take you on a tour if they arenít to busy and you ask nicely. Samples are pretty generous and somewhat free-flowing. Groler fills can be had as well. Iíve been here twice, Iíll return again.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
shadey  (70) Nashville, Tennessee | August 5, 2011
Storefront with brewery. They provide nice-enough tours and we saw the barrels for the experimental stuff. Crowded with college student. There were even two female students the stopped as part of their run and refilled growlers that they had in backpacks.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
rudolf  (104) Buffalo, New York | August 1, 2011
A surprisingly small building with a storefront that serves as both the brewery store & a small homebrew shop. Iíve only been here on Brute release days, but the service has always been good. They have a handful of their beers on tap/for growler fills & their bottled line available chilled or at room temperature. Shirts & other swag is available too. Its a cool place to stop by if youíre in the area, or if theyíve got a special release.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
swoopjones  (308) Buffalo, New York | August 1, 2011
great staff, great beer, great prices. Brute on tap, awesome. Looking forward to the planned expansion
  AMBIANCE 1/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
Jow  (149) New York | July 20, 2011
I believe they were expanding after I visited but anyways simple shop with some nice little gifts and homebrew stuff but tons and tons of free samples. the guys working couldnít have been nicer. so great little stop to enjoy some brew if your in the area
j12601  (285) Poughkeepsie, New York | January 1, 2011
Drove up for the Le Bleu release and made it into a little overnight trip. We rolled up to the brewery at 10am, right behind the guy who runs the tap room. A few minutes later once another couple cars had arrived he invited us all in side. That quick hospitality and welcoming attitude really defines what Ithaca seems to be about. A few beers were shared amongst everyone there and the taps flowed for samples as well. The place has a very chill laid back local sort of feel, and there were definitely locals showing up just for growler fills who seemed to be a bit surprised at the growing crowd. I like that they have homebrew supplies as well, very much the sort of thing that shows that they support their locals and their locals support them. Wish it was a bit closer, but Iíll be back.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
alobar  (61) Lansdale, Pennsylvania | February 27, 2010
Nice place with friendly knowledgeable service. Not to be mistaken for a brew pub. Free samples abound. Worth the visit.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
502Che  (47) @, Cambodia | October 21, 2009
Hit this place up with some friends and it was very cozy. It doubles as a home brew shop, which is nice. The employeís were very chill and informative. You can get a FREE 7 beer sampler... and the employees said many people come in once a week or more for these and that the management doesnít mind. Just a very friendly company on the end of the main Ithaca drag. No food and not too much as far as ambiance other than the generally laidback feel. They also had some awesome Ithaca Root Beer and Ginger Beer. Cool Spot.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 15/20
socialistpete  (8) Blasdell, New York | October 17, 2009
Cool little brewery that makes some good beers. The Apricot Wheat is great, and I donít like fruit beers.
Glouglouburp  (423) Montreal, Quebec | September 23, 2009
Parking friendly two minutes drive outside the city. Nice friendly little brewery with a large room that is both a gift shop and a tasting room. Like it is the case with all NY state brewery that have a tasting room (and not a full licensed pub) you cannot buy samples. They give you free samples of whatever they have on tap. When I was there they had close to 10 beers on tap for free sampling. Unfortunately very few of their higher end 750ml bottles seem to be available on tap. They donít seem to keep ďspecialĒ bottles behind the counter for visitors. Whatís there to buy is what is currently sold. I was lucky to find the Brute there but only because I happened to be there while it was being distributed. The staff was particularly friendly. I bought many bottles, glasses and bottles openers. Affordable prices but not cheaper than a good deal at a beer store. Overall this is a pleasant tasting and buying experience and you just cannot be in the neighbourhood without paying this brewery a visit.

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