Mad River Brewery Taproom

Mayor: hayduke (6) | Taps: 10 | Bottles: 7
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  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 10/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 9/10
  • OVERALL 14/20
bvc  (103) Washington | August 16, 2014
Stopped in last summer on the way down the coast. Small town feel with pretty plain decor. Service was friendly and prices where good. Nothing too crazy on tap but had some samples of various things. It was a quick stop but was worth the drive off the 101 for a quick visit.
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 11/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
Schlenkerla  (439) , Austria | January 3, 2013
Great brewery tour! They are using the old equipment from Sierra Nevada, process looks still being very manual. Also the tap room is quite nice and the beers are ok. Due to the equipment a must place to visit.
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 10/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
JohnnyJ  (100) San Diego, California | October 13, 2010
Visited this place during my vacation, I am really not a big fan of Mad River, but I am glad I stopped by. The place is rather uninteresting and clean. They had some experimental beers, which I was glad to try, the bar tender was really nice, and a fellow beer nerd. I would recommend visiting if you are in the area.
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 10/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
JaBier  (100) Capital City, Ohio | August 22, 2010
Stopped in here the afternoon of 8/5/10. Cool looking place with about 10 brews on tap. The guy pouring was really cool and told us where we could score some good bottles in the area. Solid beers all around with the Le Peche, an experimental sour beer with peaches, as the standout. Very laid back place to the point that we even got an impromptu brewery tour with a brewer. Refreshing to see a brewery that has distribution still has some 5 gallon glass carboys in the brewery for their experimental stuff. They havenít lost the love for the craft.
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 10/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • OVERALL 15/20
MartinT  (521) Montreal, Quebec | August 4, 2010
This newly refurbished tasting room was pleasant for a few brews, but maybe a tad sterile because of its unworn furniture, walls, etc. The house beers are often potent and flavorful, although the Belgian attempts donít really please me. This is out of the way, even for Blue Lake, but if I were to drive by the area once more, I would stop by again to get a few pints. There simply is nothing else in the area with brews as solid as Mad Riverís.

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