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Was there for a birthday party and I have never been to a Beer Brewery before . the different... read more

Reviewed November 12, 2018
New Britain, Connecticut

Great atmosphere for great beer. The owners do a great job of making you feel welcome, supporting... read more

Reviewed October 14, 2018
Hartford, Connecticut
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“kielbasa”(4 reviews)
“pretzels”(3 reviews)
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365 John Downey Dr, Suite B, New Britain, CT 06051-2922
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Reviewed November 12, 2018

Was there for a birthday party and I have never been to a Beer Brewery before . the different flavors was an experience in itself that i enjoyed immensely. i will come back

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 14, 2018

Great atmosphere for great beer. The owners do a great job of making you feel welcome, supporting community events, and making GREAT beer! They have a nice selection of beers - not just a line-up of indistinguishable IPAs. Fun atmosphere with table games and a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 29, 2018

We went to Alvarium after going to Five Churches. It feels like a fun place with games for people to play while trying the beers. The beer has always been good with a very good variety, The "growlers" are very reasonable.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Granby-Gobbler
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

So many breweries are popping up some 3 new ones in my town this year... but I keep going back to Alvarium. I love the variety always available and constant new brews. It's nice to have a close brewery that fully gets the artistry of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank keno84
Reviewed June 21, 2018

What a great addition to the New Britain Community a great place to have a beer and some fun, music and games for adults.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank TheVoiceofCT
Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I have been here on many occasions and always have a great time. The beer is excellent with a style for every taste. The staff is friendly, efficient and just plain nice. With the addition of a new pinball table, this is...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

My girlfriend and i came here to check out the place as it was our first time visiting. We both enjoyed the games they had shuffle board, foos ball, and jenga. You can sit at the bar, table, comfy couch, or outside. Place is college...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Leahb1089
Reviewed May 4, 2018

Plenty of indoor space, but no outdoor space when the weather gets nice. This got really busy on a Saturday afternoon, stayed for over an hour and I was never able to get a table to sit. Large bar with about 10 brews on tap...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank ARose112
Reviewed March 29, 2018

Been here a few times with my wife and friends. Beer is good and so is the kielbasa they serve. They do not serve other food but there are food trucks that come which is ok. But you can bring your own food. Service is...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank patrickbsteelersfan
Reviewed March 4, 2018

The beers they have created here are great. Stopped by on a Sat. afternoon and the place was beyond packed. This is always a good sign. Ordered a flight of beers. One they created was Clusternutter. They said it was a porter but it was...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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July 1, 2017|
Response from themotorcyclebeerman | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can! We brought cheese and crackers!