This is a review is strictly for the beer and service since we did not eat. ABGB is a very convenient place to gather. It has ample parking for many folks and the layout lends itself to having a few friends together for beers. They have an outside patio area, impressive bike racks and an expansive inside with long communal tables. We were there in the afternoon on a Saturday, so one thing they didn't have was service outside. We kicked back outside by the train tracks and enjoyed a mild winter day. I ended up having three pints, their industry, hell yes and IPA. I actually didn't even finish the IPA. And this is where I have a small disappointment.
I believe they use the same yeast perhaps or hops is it? in all their beers. Definitely could tell that the beers were all made here. Not necessarily a bad thing, but it wasn't a good thing for me. I had the same taste in the back of my mouth and eventually I couldn't drink anymore. I wanted something more crisp and continue to enjoy our day at ABGB. The second item, there wasn't any service outside. We were clearing our own tables and making the hike back up to the bar to order more bevvies. Which is fine, however it put me in a position of not knowing how to value a tip. When we were leaving to head over to Blacksheep Lodge, there was a young man who came out with a bus tub to clear off the tables. We had been there a couple of hours and it was the first time we saw someone outside.
It may not be possible since it's a brewery, but it would be great if they served other beer selections. I know,... sacrilegious to even make that statement and may not even be an option. I could see myself back for a pizza and a pint sometime in the future
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