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Frequently Asked Questions

Questions guests have before visiting our brewery!
+ Do you allow dogs?

We allow well behaved dogs outside in our beer garden, which is generally open Saturday – Sunday! Due to our current licensing, we cannot allow dogs in our taproom.

+ Where can I buy your beer?

You can can order our beer online for pick-up HERE or purchase cans and draft pours in person in the taproom. We have 32 craft beers on tap and typically around 10-15 different beers in cans to-go. As a growing brewery, we do not distribute yet but we may in the future!

+ Are you family-friendly?

Yes, we are a family-friendly brewery. We have an interactive kids menu, high chairs, and changing tables in our restrooms.

+ Do you have outdoor seating?

Yes, our brewery now has a beautiful outdoor Beer Garden! Our outdoor seating offers a great view overlooking the Little River Dam and Crane Mill pond. The Beer Garden is generally open Saturday – Sunday, but may occasionally close for weather or other reasons. Check our homepage and social media for updates.

+ Do you have gluten-free beer?

We do not offer any gluten-free beer at this time, but we are looking into how we can accommodate gluten-free guests in the future.

+ Do you serve any other alcoholic beverages besides beer?

We do not serve wine, cider, or liquor due to our current brewer’s licensing. We do offer a variety of barrel-aged options to infuse flavors of wine/liquor into our craft beers. You can find these beers HERE.

+ Do you serve wine?

The brewery is unable to serve wine due to our current licensing. We do have 32 beers on tap including Fruited Sours, Farmhouse Saisons, wine barrel aged sours, as well as a great selection of non-alcoholic drinks. Find these types of beer HERE.

+ Do you have non-alcoholic beverages?

Yes, we have an array of non-alcoholic beverages. Our non-alcoholic beverages include: Bottled Water, Spindrift Seltzer Water, Maine Root Craft Soda, JOE Tea, and Vue Vitamin Tea.

+ Do you sell gift cards?

Yes, we have physical and e-gift cards available to purchase online or you can purchase gift cards in the taproom.

+ Where can I check the balance of my gift card?

Gift Card balances can be viewed on our website by following this link: Gift Card Balance. New physical and e-gift cards are available to purchase online or you can purchase gift cards in the taproom!

+ Are reservations required?

Reservations are not required, but they are highly recommended especially during peak hours. Reserve a table online HERE. Reservations for outside seating are not available at this time. When our Beer Garden is open, all service is walk-up, but it is still helpful to make a reservation so we can best plan for your arrival!

+ Besides food and beer, what are some other things to do while I'm at the brewery?

We have brewery games like cornhole, cards, board games, hook and ring, checkers, kids activity books, and a recently released new kickstarter card game: Battle of the Breweries! We also have a few tv’s, friendly team members, and live music!

+ What happens to the PakTech can carriers when I recycle them?

We sanitize and reuse the recycled PakTech can carriers or they are collected by a local recycling partner. Bring your used Paktech can carriers to the taproom to be recycled!

+ Do you have live music?

Live music performances occur in the taproom every weekend. Check out our Live Music Calendar to see who’s playing this month!

+ Are you booking musicians for live music in your Taproom?

To inquire about performing live music in our taproom, complete the New Band Request Form with your band information. We’re currently booked for the next several months and will reach out to bands as openings become available.

+ Can I host an event in your taproom?

Yes, our taproom is a GREAT spot for a birthday party, bachelor or bachelorette party, wedding rehearsal dinner, corporate event, holiday party, wedding or other special occasion.

See our Private Events page to find more information on booking your next event with us!

+ Can I bring my own food?

Due to our food license, we do not allow outside food or beverage. We do have an on-site kitchen with a great selection of beer-infused food items. Check out our Craft Food Menu!

+ Can I bring a birthday cake?

Call or email us at least 4 hours before your reservation to pre-order from a selection of cupcakes from Cerrato’s Pastry Shop for your special occasion. Due to our food license, we do not allow outside food or beverage in the taproom.

+ Is the Taproom handicap accessible?

Yes! Park and enter through our upper lot entrance at Door F located across from Jelly Belly Spas.

+ While I'm visiting Western MA, will there be other breweries near me?

Yes! We love being part of a great community of Western MA breweries, including our Westfield Brewery neighbors like Kismet Brewing, Skyline Brewing, Tin Bridge Brewing! Our local Western Mass cities also host great breweries like Southwick’s Westfield River Brewing, West Springfield’s Two Weeks Notice Brewing, Ludlow’s Vanished Valley Brewing, Springfield’s White Lion Brewing, Springfield’s Rustic Brew Co, Longmeadow’s One Way Brewing, and so many more!

Contact Us

Call (413) 875-7868 or email us at Help@greatawakeningbrewing.com.