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Great variety for the size. Don't assume too much by the edgy atmosphere.

Happened upon Hydra being near our hotel. The atmosphere has a heavy metal twist to it. It makes... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2018
Brian L
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Urbandale, Iowa
Great Beers with an edgy atmosphere

Hydra is not for the faint of heart. If you can get past the dark decorations and the hard metal... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2018
Jim S
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2425 S Shirley Ave, Suite 112, Sioux Falls, SD 57106-4328
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Someone gave me a groupon for 2 flights and a growler as a Christmas gift. I asked for some suggestions based on what beers I like and don't like. The bartender helped me pick them. They were all really good. We had a pizza and...More

2  Thank Sunshine81
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

We found one beer that was good enough to fill my growler. Music was so loud and obnoxious, we could hardly finish the pint we bought. When bartender was asked politely if she could turn it down, and change tv to playoffs, instead of the...More

2  Thank JohnL57
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Reviewed 7 October 2018

Happened upon Hydra being near our hotel. The atmosphere has a heavy metal twist to it. It makes it unique, but everyone is truly welcome and will be comfortable there. I was surprised by the quantity of different beers for their size. The bartender was...More

Thank Brian L
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Hydra is not for the faint of heart. If you can get past the dark decorations and the hard metal rock you will be able to enjoy some tasty, if interesting beers. The mix of beers is interesting, from the Black IPA to a Bourbon...More

Thank Jim S
Reviewed 29 May 2018

I'm not sure what my favorite part about this place is. We went on a Friday night around 9-10 pm and it wasn't too busy. There was a larger party that came in before we left, but overall it's a quiet, chill place. They have...More

Thank JamieW2424
Reviewed 9 April 2018

We stopped by twice for growlers and the bartenders were friendly and fun. They helped us pick our beers. The alcohol level in the beer was high so they definitely aren’t guzzlers. The nice thing to know is that there is a drop in daycare...More

Thank puglab
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

We found one beer that was good enough to fill my growler. Music was so loud and obnoxious, we could hardly finish the pint we bought. When bartender was asked politely if she could turn it down, and change tv to playoffs, instead of the...More

2  Thank JohnL57
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

We were pumped to have a brewery close to our hotel!!! Beer was excellent, beer tenders great, what we didn't expect was the.....entrance to hell!! The atmosphere wasn't exactly a place where we would normally spend our time, lots of death, skulls and metal music....More

Thank Stephanie A
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Very good selection of beers. Staff were friendly and helpful. Unique decor. Also offer most of their beers in bottles.

Thank tdw295
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Stopped in for a couple beers as I'm fairly knowledgeable on the craft beer scene. Pretty slow in the taproom but it was a Tuesday night. I had an IPA and a vanilla porter both were good. I then bought a six pack of the...More

Thank snlukes
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

I stopped by with family for a couple of beers and a growler to go. They had a nice selection of beers and I really enjoyed the unholy vanilla stout! We grabbed a Darkhorse Octoberfest to go and it was delicious. The bar and service...More

Thank Iegep
Reviewed 19 July 2017

My husband and I were in Sioux Falls for the first time and walked to Hydra Beer Company from our hotel. From the minute we walked in, the guys working were friendly and informative. Since we had never had their beers being from out of...More

Thank GMamaNE
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