United States > Washington > Poulsbo
Hanuta06 (57) Washington | April 27, 2014
90 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 16/20
Really neat little place with great beer.
It’s pretty small--about eight picnic tables and a bar with a half-dozen stools.
Service was good--just walk up to the bar and order. I met the lead brewer and he showed me around the brewery--really nice guy.
They don’t have a kitchen, but smoked salmon and peanuts are available.
The beer here is not only outstanding, but they have a lot to sample--when I visited, 15 different beers were available.
mully262 (23) Lakeville, Minnesota | September 30, 2013
76 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 16/20
Fun stop in Washington. Beer was good, people are fun. Views are phenomenal.
after4ever (234) Brier, Washington | February 10, 2013
64 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 8/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 10/20
his review is for the new location on 3rd Street, behind the main Poulsbo tourist drag.
The building here is so, so cool. It’s a classic mid-century modern structure with interesting post and beam construction. Some of the beams are purely decorative, but the structural elements across the ceiling are really cool. There’s a big heavy new door made to look like a rough-hewn piece appropriate for a Viking longhouse with big heavy iron hinges, and inside there’s a bunch of reclaimed second-use clear cedar nailed to the walls for paneling. It’s gorgeous inside, in a very mixed contemporary way. So cool. There’s a tasting room, a bar, a couple of heads, and then down a hall is the production brewery. You can clearly see, hear, and smell the brewing and cleaning as it happens.
The staff and regulars here are very laid back and friendly. The place filled up in no time when we were here, and everyone seemed to know each other. Felt like a house party.
Unfortunately, every beer we tried had significant flaws, but as they gain experience, most likely they’ll eliminate most if not all of these. Still, despite the quality of the beer, I can’t help but recommend this place. You have to stop in for at least one beer if you’re on the strip in Poulsbo, and if you’re making the big Poulsbo beer run (Slippery Pig, Sound, Valholl), then it’s a given that ya gotta get in here.
MarinaMarket (12) POULSBO, Washington | February 8, 2012
80 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 18/20
A true garage brewery but with permits! Love their anise IPA, stout, and strong ale. Relaxed atmosphere and nice crew. You can’t get more Northwest small batch than this! CHeck it out before they move to a new location.
BrewDad (451) Olympia, Washington | January 11, 2012
90 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 10/10 OVERALL 17/20
This is a great place to visit. Hurry they are going to move and the old garage is a wonderful atmosphere. Love the beer, people and the place. A must see. If need food bring your own.
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