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The Dirty Truth

Not Rated.
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 xanok:
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3.15/5  rDev -28.9%

Summary of my first experience here:

Went to this place with my girlfriend on a whim after looking for apartments in Springfield.
Walked right in, only two other customers, lots of taps. Appeared to be at least 35 or so, and lots of different varieties. A good amount of Belgians. Also, great bottle list with things like Cantillon. All the taps were listed on a large chalkboard with prices on the other side of the room. I'm glad they list prices. Not many places do that these days.
Some beers they had on tap that day: Green Flash Amber, Rogue Brutal Bitter and Fest, Stone Smoked Porter, Bear Republic Nor'Cal, Victory Helios and Hop Devil.
After that, it was meh. Waitress brought over some water, and a few minutes later our beers (I got Racer X, gf got Racer 5). When I told her after that that I would need a few more minutes for food, she gave me a glare, said "ok" and walked away. After TEN MINUTES she finally was able to pull herself away from writing up the second chalkboard of the beerlisting.
Got my food, which was nachos with lamb meat. It was actually very delicious. My gf got a burger with mushrooms, which she also enjoyed immensely.
After finishing our beers, we asked for the check to be split. And again, she looks at me like I'm retarded. REALLY? Splitting the check that weird that you have to give me a dirty look about it?
Anyways, the bartender was somewhat helpful when I asked him a question. The place seems to attract a lot of hipsters, but I noticed that Northampton is infested with them (not that I don't like hipsters).
If the rest of the wait staff is like this one girl, you will save money by not tipping for the lousy service.

xanok, Sep 14, 2010
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4.92/5  rDev +11.1%

Lomochic82, Sep 16, 2014
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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 10, 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 22, 2014
Photo of SpicyGose
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.