Pratt Street Ale House

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BEER AVG
3.82/5
Based on:
111 Beers
303 Reviews
Place Score: 89
Reviews: 67
Visits: 100
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: n/a
Taps: 25
Bottles: 20
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

206 W Pratt St
Baltimore, Maryland, 21201
United States
phone: (410) 244-8900

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Place added by: BeerAdvocate

Formerly The Wharf Rat / Oliver Breweries Ltd.

Serves Oliver Ales (brewed on-premise) and guest beers.
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Reviews: 67 | Visits: 100
Reviews by DuqTroops:
Photo of DuqTroops
4.18/5  rDev +5.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

I came here with some friends before the Nats vs. O's game (O's won).

Large crowd outside and inside. Couldn't make it up to the bar to reach a menu. Finally got one from the bartender and to my surpise, lots of great beers. They make roughly 9-12 special brews in house; ranging from wheat beers to porters. Their bottle selection was also great. Lots of Belgiums, English, and German varieties. Large amount of local microbrews (US).

Food was excellent. I would recommend the Admiral Nelson (shrimp salad on a roll) - much better than a lobster roll.

Great prices, wasn't too expensive; and great decor. Tables outside and inside. (644 characters)

More User Reviews:
Photo of JLaw55
4/5  rDev +1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

This place was pretty good, but it made it difficult to enjoy their beers because they were out of 6 of the dozen or so that they offer. Luckily I was able to try the Ironman Pale Ale, which was pretty tasty. Wish I could have tried their Draft Punk IPA though, or the Wheat Ale they offer. (290 characters)

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3.3/5  rDev -16.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.25 | service: 3.25 | selection: 3.25 | food: 3.25

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4.1/5  rDev +3.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.75

Photo of John_Beeryman
2.79/5  rDev -29.5%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.25 | service: 1.75 | selection: 3 | food: 3.25

Good beer, ok food, horrible, ridiculous service. (49 characters)

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3.93/5  rDev -0.8%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

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4.1/5  rDev +3.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

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3.57/5  rDev -9.8%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5

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3.59/5  rDev -9.3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

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4/5  rDev +1%

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3.8/5  rDev -4%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

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4/5  rDev +1%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

On a business trip and wanted to stop in a cool Gastropub. Great location - right outside of the Convention Center and not far from Camden Yards. Had a real nice selection of craft beers, both local and out of town. To eat, had the crabcake/chicken sandwich. Cool creation and really enjoyed it. Staff was really nice but something did not click. There was a good amount of staff but always felt I needed to wait on everything. Wait for beer order, wait for beer, wait for meal, and wait for check (10-15 minutes after I asked for it). Really were not overly busy to justify. I would go back. (593 characters)

Photo of ArsMoriendiOU818
3.24/5  rDev -18.2%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3

The bar tender was not the level of kindness I anticipate when leaving New York, but I try not to generalize. I don't want to deduct too much for that. I didn't order any food but I did have a couple beers. I had low expectations considering the sporty nature of the decor and the assumption that this place was mostly frequented by tourists after an Orioles game. However, I was pleasantly surprised with the first brew, "Sea of Spears," which was apparently a Red Wheat Ale. It smelt very hoppy and was more reminiscent of an IPA than any wheat beer I had, but it was actually a very good beer. This gave me high expectations for my next choice, an actual IPA, Draft Punk. This was not a good beer t didn't even have a scent. I didn't finish it. This was the kind of brew I've come to expect from run-of-the-mill brew pubs. Didn't feel a need to continue on after that and play the guessing game on what may be good or bad. This was a great choice because we then went to Max's Taphouse, which is my new favorite bar, hands down. If you're main goal is to find quality beer, skip here and go straight to Max's. They have an unbelievable selection. (1,149 characters)

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4/5  rDev +1%

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4/5  rDev +1%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

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4/5  rDev +1%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

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4/5  rDev +1%

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Pratt Street Ale House in Baltimore, MD
89 out of 100 based on 67 ratings.