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Alewerks Brewing Company

Open Now: 12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Across the street from the main brewery is a tasting room at the outlets!

I cannot think of a better idea! Nice tasting room, my son and I sat and shared a flight of four... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
reg v
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Great beer and friendly staff

We always make time to stop here for a beer and lunch or snacks. The pretzels used to be great as... read more

Reviewed 7 January 2019
Los Gatos, California
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Alewerks Brewing Company opened in 2006, foreseeing the increasing demand for quality local craft beer. Alewerks quickly established a reputation for fine brews with a commitment to classic standards while pressing boundaries with bold flavors...more
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189B Ewell Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23188-2185
+1 757-220-3670
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I cannot think of a better idea! Nice tasting room, my son and I sat and shared a flight of four while the ladies shopped the outlets :-). The choices covered a broad range from Stout to Lager with several beers in between. It was...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 7 January 2019 via mobile

We always make time to stop here for a beer and lunch or snacks. The pretzels used to be great as I believe they were made on the premises. They are now premodern/bought. Still good but not quite the same . There is usually a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 29 December 2018 via mobile

Stopped in on a rainy afternoon and we were not sorry! The beer was great and the staff was friendly. Great vibe to this place. It was busy and they offer the usual atmosphere for a friendly local brewery. Took a 6-pack home for later!...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 26 November 2018

I stopped in and had a fantastic brown ale. It is a small tap room, but several great options to try out and lots of interesting branded merchandise to check out.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Randy B
Reviewed 9 November 2018

A little hidden gem we stumble across while at the Outlets. Lots of good craft beer, and the staff was super friendly. Try them all, you won't be disappointed.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Larry T
Reviewed 30 October 2018

I fell in love with the beer while I was at chownings tavern in colonial williamsburg. They told me that Alewerks produces it so I went to pick up their Tavern Ale to bring home. I'm afraid to drink the last couple bottles because I...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Amanda S
Reviewed 26 October 2018

While visiting Williamsburg my wife and I were looking for something to do on a rainy afternoon. We came across the Alewerks website and saw that they have a Guided Tasting everyday at 2:30pm for $8.00. Due to traffic we arrived at 2:35pm and were...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Schatzie
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

Cute little brewery- excellent service, nice people and really good beer!! What more could you ask for :)

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Imissthesun
Reviewed 18 September 2018

We stopped in the satellite of Alewerks at the Prime Outlets in Williamsburg. Great tasting room and friendly staff. Tried a small of both the pumpkin and Oktoberfest beers. Really delicious and fun to stop in while shopping the outlets!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Denise T
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

Great character and welcoming atmosphere and the beer variety is top notch. Tory tending bar was energetic and funny with the right amount of sassy to be attentive, comedic, and helpful trying to pick out my flavor of the day. Have to say the variety...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Response from Buckeye170 | Reviewed this property |
We just joined the tour. But high peak think you should reserve ahead