United States > Alaska > Fairbanks
SHIG (219) Wasilla, Alaska | June 22, 2014
80 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD 6/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 17/20
A nice scenic drive outside of Fairbanks into Fox brings you to Silver Gulch. The location doesnít hurt a bit since we still had a 45min wait. Luckily it was warm enough that they opened up the outside seating. Vast selection of beer awaits inside. They also make their own root beer and cream soda. The service was okay, but could have been better. Food was very good, but the portions to price seemed a bit expensive. They had a huge gift shop and growlers to go as well. Definitely worth the visit.
coopersmoon (2) North Ipswich, Australia | September 16, 2012
98 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD 9/10 VALUE 10/10 OVERALL 19/20
The only reason it doesnít get 100 is because I donít want to detract from the few places Iíve rated as 100. This is one of the best Iíve been to, and one not likely many people will get a chance to visit. The brewer gave us an on the spot tour, which about 10 jovial patrons took onto with us.....the selection amazing, the food amazing, the serverís vocabulary was excellent......Loved it....
dougalft (1) Wisconsin | January 24, 2011
92 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD 9/10 VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 17/20
Itís a bit of a drive out of the city (especially if youíre not familiar with the area) but a great find! Excellent food and great beer.
BeerandBlues2 (789) San Diego, California | June 8, 2009
76 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 15/20
The new restaurant is an excellent addition to this brewery. Now they have very good food to serve alongside some very good beers. I had the pistachio crusted baked halibut, and it was phenomenal. The prices are typical Alaska, but not to worry, you are in ALASKA! Beyond the 10 or so house taps, there are numerous Belgian beers to choose from (a selection that would astonish anyone venturing this far from real civilization) as well as other countries. If you are within a couple hundred miles, make the journey here; you will not be disappointed.
josarah (107) Hinesburg, Vermont | August 11, 2008
82 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 18/20
Who would have thought that in Fox, Alaska such a place would exist. Let me assure you it is well worth the trip. The exterior is very decieving. This old building has been totally renivated into a beer and food mecca. Not only are their own beers pretty good, their imported bottle selection is even more impressive. Service was great, food was great and creative. If your within 100 miles make this a destination.
savnac (284) Anchorage, Alaska | July 31, 2008| Updated July 31, 2012
76 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 6/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 15/20
Update 7/27/2012. They added a restaurant and gift shop since I last stopped by. Typical brewery gift shop and you actually get growlers filled via the gift shop staff. All growler fills are $10 regardless of the style, even the Imperial stout, great deal. They have 4 core varieties in 6 packs for sale as well as cases (24-12oz bottles) of non-labeled specialty beers but you have to buy a whole case. The restaurant is really nice inside, very cool bar/lounge area and nice, new, clean dinner seating area. Good price on pints and a huge bottle selection, mostly imports. Staff is strange but itís Fairbanks/Fox, what can you say. Food is way overpriced for most things, and not that great. Iíd come back and hang out in the bar then take some growlers to go.
Out in Fox Alaska, about 10 miles outside of Fairbanks. My wife and I happened to stop by for a tasting a couple of years ago. One of the brewers was very nice and showed us around the brewery. The beer was great especially the Fairbanks Lager. The beer is available throughout the state on tap and in 6 packs but the 6 packs are pretty expensive.
Braudog (786) Phoenix, Arizona | July 17, 2005
22 AMBIANCE 1/5 SERVICE 1/10 SELECTION 4/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 5/20
July 2005: Did a drive by, but theyíre only open for visitors for a few hours on Fridays. They make pretty decent beers that are pretty available around Fairbanks.
aracauna (75) Georgia | June 26, 2005
76 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 16/20
I stopped by on one of their brewery open houses. They were actually brewing their pilsner while we were in the building. We got there right at the beginning, but the place gets a bit crowded by the end. The beer is all solid and they had several beers pouring for free at the brewery that I could not find anywhere else during my trip through Alaska. The old Roadhouse it occupies makes for kind of a cool experience.
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