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The Brew Kettle
Excellent based on 80 ratings
Type: Brewpub (see listing)

8377 Pearl Road
Strongsville, Ohio United States 44136 [ print map ]
440 239 8788 | twitter

Hours: Mon. - Sat. 11:30-10 Pub open later; Sun. 1-9

Mayor: JaBier (6) | Taps: 30 | Bottles: rotating

The Brew Kettle

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Beer Available At The Brew Kettle (arranged by most recent)
Ringneck Olde Particular , The Brew Kettle White Rajah IPA 99, Destihl Hoperation Overload 88, The Brew Kettle Imperial Milk Stout , The Brew Kettle El Lupulo Libre , The Brew Kettle Black Gold Porter , The Brew Kettle Car 21 Porter , The Brew Kettle BOP Squid Ink Baltic Porter , The Brew Kettle Hop Pounder , The Brew Kettle Extra Bitter Special Bitter 40, Widmer Brothers Upheaval IPA 94, Breckenridge Ophelia Hoppy Wheat 66, Dark Horse Smells Like A Safety Meeting IPA 96, Great Black Swamp DarkanDirty , Meantime Russian Imperial Stout (8.5% version) , Boulder Beer 35th Anniversary Imperial Black IPA 90, Stone SprŲcket Bier 94, Revolution Jukebox Hero 91, Portside Distillery Breakwall Brown Ale , 5 Rabbit Kií Chun Cerveza con Chanterelles 47
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80 reviews for The Brew Kettle
 Ambiance  79%
 Service  81%
 Selection  82%
 Food  79%
 Value  80%
 Overall  84%
 Rating  94%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
brew4health  (10) Sylvania, Ohio | June 2, 2014
I liked this place better several years ago before it became popular. The atmosphere is good, like a pub with a bar on one side and booths on the other side of a long skinny room. They have tables in an area on the far side of the bar. They recently opened a larger area adjacent to the old bar with additional seating, which doubled their capacity. That has taken a lot of pressure off the wait time, eliminating waiting during non-peak hours. The beer selection is very good. They have 30 beers on tap, with generally 6 to 10 of their own beers available at any one time. Most beers are served in pint glasses with the "big beers" offered in 12 ounce brandy snifters. Prices are reasonable, mostly $4 to $5 per glass. I particularly appreciate the fact that they have many obscure and hard-to-find beers. Beers are listed and described on placemat style menus. The staff is knowledgeable about the beers as are most of the patrons. All are happy to discuss beers and recommend their favorites. Four ounce beer samples are available on a sliding scale price which varies from $1.25 to $3.50 per sample. Their food menu is adequate and the food is good, especially the BBQ. The ribs are excellent. The service is good to very good depending on where you sit and the size of the crowd. Bartenders are very attentive. Brewing on premises is available but they are booked well in advance. Growlers are available and 12 and 22 ounce bottles may be purchased from a cooler in the back. I like this place and stop there whenever I am in the neighborhood.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 17/20
sturmthis  (45) Ohio | May 11, 2014
They have 30 beers on tap and always have 6-10 of their own beers, along with some very good guest beers. They have a lot of beer signs and of course the brewing equipment. I had much better service at the bar than when I was at a table. The prices were very fair for the beer and on Sunday they have really good deals for their own beers. The food was also above-average. A really cool place. There is a place where people make their own wine connected and they have house wines in case you go with non-beer drinkers. You can also brew beer here.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 17/20
GPH  (1) Twinsburg, Ohio | March 12, 2014
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
jsquire  (154) St. Marys, Ohio | January 28, 2014
Convenient location off of 71 with plenty of parking in the strip mall. Thirty two taps with several of their beers and great guest taps. I didnít eat, but menu was typical. Worth a visit for the beer alone.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
JStax  (134) Devola/Marietta, Ohio | November 1, 2013
Stopped in on a Saturday afternoon. The parking lot out front was more than sufficient. The place is located in a small strip mall. The bar area is immediately inside the entrance along the left wall. They had about 15 of their own taps and about 15 guest taps. The stuff they had on of their own were for the most part draft only or pub exclusives. They had White Rajah on, of course, but thatís about the only regular I remember them having on. The service was very quick and friendly. I wish I would have eaten here, but I just stuck to beer. Value was pretty nice. Most samples were right around $2 or less.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 16/20
artmcd8  (82) Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | June 27, 2013
There is a clean, restaurant style ambiance. The staff was very friendly and accomodating. I enjoyed the pulled pork while I was there but I hear the wings are good as well.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 17/20
Iphonephan  (169) McLean, Virginia | May 2, 2013
30 quality beers on draft. Great food. Friendly staff. Definitely worth a visit.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 3/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 10/20
liquidcrack  (15) Ohio | March 29, 2013
Food has gone downhill. Itís inconsistent.. Undercooked. Portions vary.. and the staff knows it. Beer is still good, staff is great, but they even know itís not the same. Itís a Brew Pub, but you get the usual Muffy and Buffys for martiniís.. Good for beer.. Find food elsewhere..
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
Beerman6686  (146) Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | November 5, 2012
Dark place, bar on the left and then restaurant seating further back. Service was pretty good and knowledgable about the beers. Had a pretty solid tap list between their beers and guests. Food was really good and reasonably priced as was the beer. Overall definitely worth stopping by if in the area.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 10/10   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 20/20
69MACH1  (1) , | October 25, 2012
Love this place

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