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Beer Available At WVRST (arranged by most recent)
BrewDog Hardcore IPA (9.2%) 99, BrewDog Libertine Black Ale 99, BrewDog Dogma 96, BrewDog Cocoa Psycho 99, Les Trois Mousquetaires Hors Sťrie Gose 92, Side Launch Belgian Hat Trick 83, Beaus Lug Tread Lagered Ale 46, Collective Arts Saint of Circumstance 81, Kensington Watermelon Wheat 27, Sweetgrass Session Saison 92, Sweetgrass Golden Ale , Beaus MaddAddamites NooBroo 44, Muskoka Rum Tum Tom IPA 77, Pilsner Urquell Nefiltrovanż 99, Viven Imperial IPA 98, Viven Porter 97, Le Trou du Diable Saison du Tracteur 98, Bellwoods Omerta 94, Oast House My Cousin Abbey Dubbel , West Avenue Barrett Fullers Secret 65
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Ferris (636) Burnaby, British Columbia | August 1, 2014
76 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 5/10 OVERALL 15/20
Really nice communal beer hall space. Service was pleasant and selection was reasonable. I had a hard time finding anything really interesting. Food was good if you like sausages. Prices were just too high. It would be unlikely that I would return.
Sammy (570) Toronto, Ontario | June 15, 2012
76 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 5/10 OVERALL 15/20
the atmosphere there is efficient, clean and very pleasant. Staff is most friendly, and were knowledgeable and straightforward about what the beers were about. Prices were reasonable by Toronto standards. Many taps dedicated to Ontario craft, and the allocation to European beers were differentiated from the standard macros. Decent and different bottle selection, and improving with an association for events with the BarVolo crew.
Lubiere (459) Ottawa, Ontario | January 11, 2015
80 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 17/20
Visited in November 2014...What a nice place, plenty of sausages, decent beer selection, fantastic ambiance, friendly and fast service...the impetus here is more food than beer, but if youíre in the area, go for it.
LilBeerDoctor (345) Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | October 27, 2012
78 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD 9/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 16/20
Neat restaurant/beer bar in Toronto. This is set up as a large communal hall with long tables, lots of open space. There is a counter to make your food orders and then you can sit down and wait for your food (or you can sit at the bar). The annoying thing about the bar was that they only listed the name of the brewer of the beers they had (ie Black Oak, Great Lakes) and you had to ask the brewer which specific beer they had (the other blackboard by the food ordering counter did list the beer name and brewer though). Anyway, the beer list was all local brews, nothing too crazy. The food is really why you come here - specialty sausages (I had the duck which was really good). Prices are typical for the area (ie pricey!). If youíre aiming to try some Canadian local beer and good sausage, this is the stop for you.
jercraigs (321) Toronto, Ontario | August 19, 2013| Updated January 20, 2015
70 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 5/10 OVERALL 15/20
One of the larger beer bars in Toronto I tend to come to Wvrst for beer events, or "outings" like someones birthday. Itís downtown location attracts a busy crowd on weekend evenings, so try to come earlier if you are looking for a quieter visit. The meu is not extensive, primarily featuring a selection of sausages all of which are pretty tasty available on a bun or on their own. Beer prices are not cheap, though the 1L steins can be a deal. Staff is friendly but vary in their beer knowledgability. Seating is "beer hall" style with a number of picnic tables and raised communal tables. Beer is bar service only, but you can order drinks with your food which will get delivered to your table. Approximately 10-15 taps I think? Nice spot, easy to get to downtown and well worth a visit, but if you are not looking to try the sausage there are other places in town that I would prioritize over this one if your time in Toronto is limited. The picnic table style seating can be awkward to get in and out of if you are tall and not small like myself. :)
cratez (256) Toronto, Ontario | March 3, 2012
80 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 9/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 16/20
Came here with the lady and a group of friends in October 2011.
Atmosphere: sleek modern beer hall, vibrant colours, barebones layout with tons of seating, clearly visible tap list and lots of branded glassware on display. I like how they post when the draught lines were last cleaned.
Service: had to wait a while for our first round but eventually the bartender picked up the pace. Patrons are friendly as several people gave us their tokens for a Leafs ticket raffle that was going on by the bar.
Selection: solid mix of Ontario micros and European lagers on draught and a small but respectable bottle list that includes LCBO standouts and direct-from-brewery offerings (like Church Key Barley Legal). I had a Dieu du Ciel! Rosťe Díhibiscus on tap and a can of Central City Red Racer IPA; my girl enjoyed her pints of Stiegl and Pilsner Urquell.
Food: delicious sausages with wacky toppings and dipping sauces are the main attraction here. We shared the Bratwvrst with Dirty Duck Fat Fries and Jimiís Sweet Chili sauce, everything tasted awesome. Prices are steep but worth it.
Overall: WVRST offers high quality homemade sausages and an impressive range of craft beers in a fun and approachable beer hall environment. The selection keeps improving and theyíre now hosting Beer Schools, so I think the best is yet to come from this place. Itís a great option for beer geeks and foodies alike, and Iíll gladly return when I find myself west of downtown. Check it out.
KansaiBeerLvrs (252) Kyoto, Japan | August 12, 2014| Updated October 6, 2014
70 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 14/20
On the 2nd floor was this huge concrete beer hall with long wooden tables, a sausage deli counter in the back and a long bar along one wall. While not exactly a craft bar they have a solid tap list and had a set 6 beer tasting set for 12$, I also grabbed a danger dog curry wurst which was pretty good. I loved the red tiled wall with WVRST written on it in the style of the Toronto subway stations. One negative - in my taster all the beers were in the wrong slots, I figured it out but it lowers the service mark and for beer newbies would be confusing - kind of unprofessional. The music was quite loud too, focusing on being hip rather than the beer. A good place for sausages though prices are high.
Radek Kliber (241) Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), Poland | May 1, 2013
68 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 14/20
Cool place plenty of potential. Get far too loud on weekends. Wish to see website that would tell you what is on tap. Service was ok , too busy to be court. Kielbasa with sourkraut I had was very good.
mabel (230) Toronto, Ontario | January 3, 2015
80 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 9/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 15/20
Have visited on several occasions, usually for an event. Itís a huge room with a bar along one wall, numerous taps, and long benches for seating. You order food at the side kitchen and they come out to you when itís ready. Food is essentially an eclectic selection of different meat sausages. The events have been really fun but are usually quite packed so be prepared to wait in line. Delicious beers for the most part! It varies so much though that it really depends when you go. Definitely worth a visit if youíre in the area, plus itís not too far from several other good beer bars in the area.
KPD (197) Michigan | March 23, 2014| Updated March 29, 2014
82 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 9/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 16/20
Beer hall type place, had a great lunch and beers. Did a sampler of Germans/lagers then moved on to Ontario brews and a couple of Le trou du diable beers. Really liked this place, you like sausage and beer this is Nirvana.
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