Shipyard Emporium | Winter Park, Florida
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Shipyard Emporium (OUT OF BUSINESS)
Good based on 13 ratings
Type: Brewpub

200 W Fairbanks Ave
Winter Park, Florida United States 32789 [ print map ]
321 274 4045 | twitter

Hours: Mon - Sun 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Taps: 10-12 | Bottles: 40

Shipyard Emporium

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13 reviews for Shipyard Emporium (OUT OF BUSINESS)
 Ambiance  74%
 Service  73%
 Selection  67%
 Food  73%
 Value  68%
 Overall  73%
 Rating  74%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 19/20
Edmoe  (4) Orlando, Florida | March 2, 2011
The Shipyard Emporium is a restaurant and market. The food is mostly sandwiches (which are very good) and they serve a variety of Shipyard brews along with a nice selection of íguestí brews. On my visit I had a Cigar City IPA. In addition to these beers they have a rotating íhomebrewí. They have a small (I believe 20 gallon) brew system on hand. On my visit this was a dark Hefe-Weizen which was very good. The Market sells fresh baked bread, has a deli counter and sells a variety of packaged foods (mostly condiments). They also sell bottled beer here: many Shipyard varieties and others (which are not necessarily the guest brews in the restaurant). Overall, this was a very pleasant place to have lunch although the parking lot is small and fills up quickly.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
AshtonReid  (10) , | May 12, 2012
Not a bad place. Neat concept. Wish Ron was still there.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
Nekronos  (149) Xalapa, Mexico | February 24, 2013
NIce place a little bit far from Orlando, but the area is nice. Had beer flights and they alse have food although I did not try it.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
dchmela  (105) Orlando, Florida | February 14, 2011
Nice little brewpub in the high end area of Winter Park. A little on space, but they do have an area for tables and a bar that you can hang out at. More like a deli with a bar. Bottles of both Shipyard and other brewers are available for purchase. Food is artsy and good, mostly soup and sandwiches, cheeses, etc.... Brews were good, definitely try the in house stuff.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
Beerlando  (70) Orlando, Florida | January 29, 2011
Well, let me be the first to rate this welcomed addition to the Orlando/Winter Park beer scene. The setting is a beautiful building that is a former architectís office just a block away from Rollins College and historic Park Avenue. Parking lot is small, but there are several others close by and, letís face it, the weather is usually gorgeous so the walk will do you some good. Aside from the bar, which Iíll get to, there is a large area that carries beer to go, mostly Florida Micro Beverage Distributors products, which includes Cigar City, most prominently. Alongside the packaged beer are dozens of local and artisanal foodstuffs, sauces, spreads, etc. At the center of the space is a cold counter and kitchen, where one can purchase freshly prepared foods, charcuterie, cheeses, meats, and veggies. There is also a wall loaded with freshly baked artisanal breads, some of which I sampled and found to be out of this world good. Sandwiches, soups, and desserts are available, and all that I tried were very nice. Iím told that they will have flatbreads soon too. Now on to the beer. There is a nice, clean bar with over a dozen tap handles. Of course, there is a wide variety of fresh Shipyard product shipped down from home base in Maine, but the real attraction is the stuff that is brewed on-premises by long-time homebrewer Ron Raike. On opening night and the following day I managed to try his Winter Park Wit, Goldenish Batch 1, Smiled English Mild (cask conditioned), India Brown Ale, and a small barrel sample of his Trout Stout aged in a Palm Ridge Reserve whiskey barrel. A conversation with Ron revealed many experimental beers that are brewing in his brain, and I canít wait to come back again and again to try them all. This area needed this brewpub. I couldnít be more stoked to finally see it come to life.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
BrewMoose  (5) Florida | March 5, 2013
Good food and good beer. The service is always excellent as well.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 15/20
TJay7481  (10) Altamonte Springs, Florida | May 7, 2011
Clean facility with appealing decor. Nice deli display case. Food is above average but not incredible. My server didnít seem very knowledgeable of the beers on tap. Nice selection of bottled beers.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 7/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
Ibrew2or3  (353) Tempe, Arizona | May 4, 2011| Updated May 6, 2011
Cool sort of industrial Trader Joeís meets Spartan college brewpub. They have a tiny brewhouse that pumps out something like a dozen gallons of brew at a time and Iím only aware of them putting on one house brew at any given time. The food menu is tasty and Spartan-ly simple too. Would love to have had a place like this when I was in school. The brewer knows whatís going on and he puts on solid offerings. I had his Mild at Hunahpu day and it is basically the best mild Iíve ever tried. It was pure YUM. Well itís currently a 3 way tie for #1 mild for me. I think I may have under rated this gem. His India Brown Ale was frikiní amazing too. Please make these again.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 13/20
markwise  (176) North of Tampa, Florida | February 18, 2013
WOW. I know that Winter Park keeps a fresh coat of polish, but damn! Walking into this place is like walking into a Williams-Sonoma showroom. That place is uber clean, and although the parking lot is small, when I went they had a valet available. They have lots of Shipyard, most of Floridaís bigger breweries’ wares, and a house beer that was outstanding. Had a great grilled cheese sandwich, but the last beer was the cherry treasure which I was not very impressed with. No one could talk to me about the beer, and the website was "under construction." The service was also underwhelming- the place was not busy and it took forever to get service and food and the waitress would leave the table without waiting on one of the two of us. This place went from very nice to underwhelming in two visits.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 12/20
wnelsonfl  (10) Florida | January 13, 2012
Great clam chow da and Shipyard beers

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