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The Dirty Truth

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The Dirty TruthThe Dirty Truth
BA SCORE
97
world-class

85 Ratings
Ratings: 85
Reviews: 73
rAvg: 4.43
pDev: 9.71%
Taps: 42
Bottles: 20
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Bar, Eatery ]

29 Main St
Northampton, Massachusetts, 01060-3182
United States
phone: (413) 585-5999

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(Place added by: Todd on 05-30-2006)
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Reviews by alee42:
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4.95/5  rDev +11.7%

The Dirty Truth is well worth stopping in for a sit down meal and beer - it's very laid back and the atmosphere is so relaxing. A quick glance from the outside of the bar, it's hard to notice the small letters making out "the Dirty Truth". You walk into a dimly lit area with the bar lining the side of the wall, and long tables with high chairs jutting out from the opposite wall. The environment is warming and relaxing, with some art and canvas paintings hanging high on the walls.

The bar has many taps, probably 25 or so, and a chalkboard with the on-tap beers above the far end wall. Very conveniently, the staff organizes the beers into "light and pale", "medium", "IPA", "dark", and "belgian" on a smaller board to the left of the bar - if people do not know the type of beer listed on the chalkboard.

Staff is very friendly and knowledgeable about beers. They are always happy to give you samples and always offer samples if you are uncertain about the selection.

The menu selection is very basic, but a good food to chew on with your beers are the french fries. I highly recommend the fries that are fried in truffle oil - just adds to the experience.

alee42, Dec 27, 2011
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4.92/5  rDev +11.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

Stagga_Lee, Aug 22, 2014
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3/5  rDev -32.3%

ajendrysik, Jul 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev -9.7%

pisano, Jul 03, 2014
Photo of wingwalker3
4.79/5  rDev +8.1%

Fantastic service, wonderful atmosphere, imaginative menu with super fresh, local
ingredients (I only wish they had a few more vegetarian options, but the ones they do have are excellent)...and the tap list!!! wow! At least 40 taps, and the selection is pretty amazing.
They always have a great balance of local breweries and breweries from around the US and the world. I've been lucky enough to be there when they had what seemed like a total surprise tapping of KBS, Backwoods Bastard, a Maine Beer Co. tap takeover, and many other treasures.
So, so good!

wingwalker3, Jun 30, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

dustinjkline, Jun 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev -9.7%

Vinylglove68, Jun 21, 2014
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3.35/5  rDev -24.4%

This place is sleek and hip. 40 or so taps with good rotating selection. Good beers that aren't flat, good food but limited, kinda knowledgeable bartenders that are short with you and sometimes snarky. But overall a solid place for good beer. The crowd is mixed with some hipsters who nurse their $7 beer for over and hour.

SpicyGose, Jun 19, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

markdrinksbeer, Jun 09, 2014
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The Dirty Truth in Northampton, MA
97 out of 100 based on 85 ratings.