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Intuition Ale Works
Active Beers: 102
Beer Ratings: 621
Beer Avg: 3.88
Taps: - / Bottles: -
Cask: N / Beer-to-Go: Y
$$ - reasonable
[ Brewery, Bar ]
720 King St
phone: (904) 683-7720
(Place added by: azorie on 12-26-2010)
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Reviews by kylehay2004:
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | $$
Intuition started out right and has certainly maintained its momentum since its opening. There is a good mix of good quality beers and to my liking, they seem to be fans of brewing IPAs making it difficult at times to choose which one I want to enjoy. The facility is very good. It is very loud however but that is typical of busy brewpubs. I have had the food only once and it was good but I haven't tried enough things to rate it. I am a local and am happy to see high quality beer brewing establishments opening in my city.
06-29-2011 21:09:34 |
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vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3 | $
Simple, proper brew pub. You'd pass right by it if you didn't know what you were looking for. Parking is limited but sufficient for the size of the place which is rather small.
No food is served so you can bring your own or local delivery companies will deliver there. They also have food trucks for special events/tappings. Board games and TVs plus a very knowledgeable, passionate staff. A nice selection of craft beers on tap including the ones they are most known for such as I-10 IPA and Peoples Pale Ale.
A flight of 6 costs about $8 so I consider this place a great value considering the selection and freshness.
I will certainly go back many more times in the future - probably with a small group of friends.
12-05-2012 20:14:47 |
More by WebGuyMike
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | $
Visiting Jacksonville and wanted to check out what it had to offer for craft beer. Planned on hitting Bold City, but we drove by and it looked like an outdoor frat party. We skipped it and went to Intuition instead, and I'm glad we did.
Maybe I'm getting old, but the ambiance was exactly what I wanted. Simple, low lit, a bar where beer is poured, and tables at which to drink it. Also, it was low key-- crowded enough to instill confidence in the product, but not so packed that you couldn't get to the bar to order.
I tried the DIPA, IPA, a Saison, and a hoppy amber, and to me, they were all spot on. The hoppy beers were well attenuated with great flavor and aroma, and the Saison was light and crisp with just the right amount of farmhouse funk and spice. I certainly got the impression that had I jumped around the tap list a bit more, I wouldn't have been disappointed.
The service was fine. I found the bartenders helpful, attentive, and accommodating, though granted I don't think I was a very demanding patron.
The selection was amazing. Any brewery with a tiny little brewhouse that's able to keep 14 tasty brands on tap while canning three of them is impressive as far as I'm concerned. They had enough bases covered to please most of the nose-in-the-air types: Pale, IPA, DIPA, malty amber, hoppy amber, imperial stout, saison, wit, golden, tripel, barrel aged, etc. Good enough for me.
No food available, but that's not the point. Good place to come after dinner, plus you can have pizza delivered.
Finally, I'm from Boston, and as far as I'm concerned, $4 and $5 dollar pours are BARGAIN PRICED. Where I'm from, pours in a place like Intuition would be $7 and $8, so my bill at the end of the night was positively refreshing. I would give my left eye for a brewery of this caliber with a tap room like theirs at prices like these to be around the corner from me.
Great place! Highly recommended!
08-24-2012 04:06:24 |
More by rferrell
vibe: 1 | quality: 3 | service: 3 | selection: 2.5 | food: 1 | $$$
What I get the biggest kick out is the fact its first just a pub, and of course it's the brewers pub.
Its got 1 TV. Its very very clannish. Its a mug club crowd mostly. The place is frankly depressing, nothing to do, but bring your own device, or watch tv. There is weird music on allot. Frankly the place reminds me of a brick cave, kind of like a dungeon.
It's fresh beer so that counts.
service is funny, sometimes its fast and others its not, and your right there at the bar. I guess the beertenders get bored refilling beer, so they chat and chat, did I mention clique, very unfriendly place. I guess they hate older folks, its a very young crowd.
selection well its their beer or nothing, no guest taps, which in this day in age, is a faux pa. I would not want to compare their beers to any other good beer either If was them.
no food but you can bring your own.
don't get the sample trey if your blind, you never tell them apart, until you get to the hop bombs anyway.
5 dollar sniffer is TOTAL BS.
07-14-2012 15:43:56 |
More by boldcity2008
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | $$
During a trip to Jax for the week of the 4th of July, I picked up a 6-pack of Intuition's I-10 cans at total wine. The brewery is 2 blocks from Kickbacks so I was thinking about paying a visit. After effortlessly downing 4 of the canned ipas, it was now on my to-do list to see the brewery.
I stopped in on Friday. Just before 3:00 (when they open) a line started to form at the door. Evidently they have a tour right when they open, so that was the cause for the line. You enter the taproom and there is a walled-off area that forms a "U-shaped" area for the tasting room with the bar being placed at the base of the U-shape. Everything appears clean and tables for 4 line all around with room for a dozen or so at the bar. On the dividing wall hangs 4 total chalk boars displaying everything on tap. At the time of my visit, there were 14 offerings available. I opted for glasses of the King Street imperial stout and Shape Shifter Saison. Both were pretty decent, id drink the stout again where the saison could use a little tweaking. From memory, some other items on tap included a schwarzbier aged with hot peppers, a triple, a couple hoppy brews (pale ale and an ipa or 2), a wit, common ale and I believe a red ale.
Not only can you order a pint but they also offer a sampler tray that is sonething like 6 selections for a dollar a piece. They also had 2 of their offerings available in cans to go as well as growlers that were priced fairly. Along the 2nd half of the u-shaped area, there is merchandise as well as board games for patrons to entertain themselves while having a beer.
Overall not a bad place. It is worth checkin out and if I had more time I could have easily spent a few hours working over a couple pours of all their offerings. I believe I over-heard the bartender say that they have only been in business for 2 years. That is pretty impressive considering the spread of styles on draft and that they are canning.
07-09-2012 14:08:43 |
More by stakem
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | $$
Stopped in this past Tuesday night, as Tropical Storm Debbie passed overhead. Torrential downpour, standing water in the streets kinda thing. Definitely in need of a place to hole up for a couple hours. Fortunately the power didn't go out.
Second time down here from western PA, actually. First time was back in January, a few months after they opened.
I'm going to make the claim (which I know some Cigar City fan will have a problem with) that this is the best brewery in Florida. The atmosphere is industrial and unpretentious, the crowd is friendly and chatty, and both times the service was attentive, enthusiastic and knowledgeable. And the selection? Both times they had 15-18 beers on for us to try. The first time down in January they had SIX DIFFERENT IPA's on tap. Six. In January they were hoping to get a canning system set up within a year, and last week they already had it running. 2 6-packs of I-10 IPA to take back north? Why, thank you!
I could never live in Florida but I will find any excuse I can to get back to Jacksonville. This place is incredible and getting better.
07-02-2012 15:40:37 |
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