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Fair Winds Brewing Company

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Good beer, good little brewery

Met a friend here for a beer, despite the navy /ocean themes. Located in an interesting spot, kind... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Joshb2j
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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Brew pub stop

Nice beer options inside and friendly customers who will meet you, talk like old friends, and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
brianmclark
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Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
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7000 Newington Rd, Lorton, VA 22079-1133
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Met a friend here for a beer, despite the navy /ocean themes. Located in an interesting spot, kind of out of the way. Plenty of space, and I liked the bar/high top tables. Their Horde IPA was good, with a lot of hops. Session IPA...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Joshb2j
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice beer options inside and friendly customers who will meet you, talk like old friends, and recommend their favorite beers. I liked the Anniversary Ale that kicked so I'll recommend you get the Howling Gale IPA. First place I've ordered chips and queso and got...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fair Winds is a very good to exceptional Brew House with award winning beers. I especially enjoy the seasonal events including the crawfish boils and crab boil events.The staff is on point and the beer is top notch. Ample parking is another plus. Great place...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank David G
Reviewed 3 October 2018

If you are an IPA drinker, look no further. My husband has proclaimed Howling Gale his favorite...anywhere. We are from the west coast and this is a hop forward brew. After touring Oregon and tasting countless IPAs, he is still loyal to this local beer....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank BBBplanner
Reviewed 12 September 2018

After finding out that Fair Winds is less than 2 miles from our house I believe it has become our new go to. Our first visit was wonderful. The beers were delicious and the staff were great. And the best part was we could bring...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank loganm512
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Glad I finally got around to visiting this local brewery. I tried three of the beers, and all were excellent. Apparently there's usually a food truck, but not the night I was there. Several local pizzerias and restaurants will deliver, though. They host events; there...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank John R
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Nice selection of brew beers. A bit higher alcohol content ...so beware! The selection of food trucks has always been good. Having the games is nice also.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank jkj7
Reviewed 24 July 2018

My daughter's dance studio put together a night out for the dad to meet and greet at Fair Winds Brewing. Vibrant atmosphere. The establishment allows outside foods and so each person brought something to share. Plenty of parking. Pros Excellent beer! Did I mention the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank LarsonsinVA
Reviewed 10 June 2018

I'm really upset that I didn't know that Fair Winds was located so close to home, because it was a great time drinking solid beers with great people in a fantastic atmosphere. The bartenders were absolutely knowledgeable, and they did in fact point my friend...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Conan S
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

This place is always worth a visit. Excellent selection of great beers, open feeling, and good tunes. Food is subject to change as it depends on the food truck that day so a bit of a wild card there. Live music on occasion, always a...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank JosephA848
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