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Pocono Brewing Company

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Pocono Brewing CompanyPocono Brewing Company

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19 Ratings
Ratings: 19
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 3.33
pDev: 14.71%
$$ - reasonable
[ Bar, Eatery ]

Route 611
Swiftwater, Pennsylvania, 18370
United States
phone: (570) 839-3230

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Reviews by aerozeppl:
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aerozeppl

New York

3.48/5  rDev +4.5%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5 | $$

So over new years we went to a cabin in the Poconos. I had no illusions we brought in two cases of two hearted plus about a case of bombers.

This place was a welcome surprise. Everything else in the area tries to compete as to who has the coldest light beer on tap. I got a dogfish 60. Nowhere else in the area had the selection of craft beer on tap that they did. The food was decent bar food but nothing to really seek out. Basically if you find yourself in the middle of nowhere in this area this is THE place to go to have a draft beer.

07-08-2009 23:04:05 | More by aerozeppl
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JMS1512

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

06-26-2014 22:22:12 | More by JMS1512
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acurtis

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -9.9%

05-04-2014 17:15:29 | More by acurtis
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PhilMiller

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

04-29-2014 00:18:54 | More by PhilMiller
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gwfOGRE

New York

2.56/5  rDev -23.1%
vibe: 3 | quality: 2.5 | service: 3 | selection: 2 | $$$$

As far as the Pocono Brewing Company goes, I will not be writing a lot about it. My honest opinion, it is a tourist trap. They had 5 different "house made" beers, and 2 seasonals. Although the beer was average, they price it right out of tasting good. An overpriced flight at $15, $8 pints. If you want to bring it home, they have the gall to charge $5 for the growler and $22 for the fill constituting a $27 growler of average beer. This is for the all year round beer and the seasonal, there was no distinction. We didn't stay long, and I even forgot to take pics because I was so put out. Trust the reviews online. This will not be a place we come back to, and don't say we didn't warn you.

02-04-2014 19:05:59 | More by gwfOGRE
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NonicPanic

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -2.4%

11-29-2013 23:07:23 | More by NonicPanic
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ridgeline23

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +27.6%

11-10-2013 16:19:28 | More by ridgeline23
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twenty5

Pennsylvania

3.33/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3 | selection: 3 | food: 3 | $$

This is a stop for me when meeting up with some friends once in a while. Their house beers are usually pretty good and their draft selection is good for the area. Their food is not that great and their service is really lacking. Its worth a stop if you want to try some new beers or a good meeting place in the poconos.

05-15-2013 16:04:01 | More by twenty5
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IronCitySteve

Pennsylvania

3.61/5  rDev +8.4%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.5 | $$$

Located in the Poconos, in Swiftwater near Sanofi Aventis, Caesars Brookdale and the State Police Barracks.

The place is rather expansive. As you walk in you can step up to the bar straight ahead. There are seats to the right and left of the bar and on the other side of the bar there is a big seating area. Nothing spectacular but the place is clean.

The service is pretty friendly and prompt. They did exactly what you would expect.

I was surprised at the tap selection when I was there. While they have your standard Miller Lite, Coors Light and Bud, they did have some Bells, Yuengling, Stone, Victory and Sierra Nevada. In addition, they did have some homebrews there, but I do not think they were made onsight. While you will never be blown away by the selection, it has more craft beers on tap here than other bars in the area.

The crowd is a mix between your blue collar folks and your white collar professionals from Sanofi with a sprinkling of tourists.

A better option if you are in the Pocono's but I would not go out of my way to get to this place.

07-21-2011 23:37:48 | More by IronCitySteve
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DrewV

New York

3.78/5  rDev +13.5%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | $$

First off, there aren't too many places in the Poconos to visit if you're a BA. But this place was a welcome surprise. They've got a bunch of top shelf beers on tap, including Delirium Tremens, Stone IPA, Bell's Kalamazoo Stout, Victory Hopdevil, and others that I can't remember right now. Unfortunately, they were out of their Porter and some of the other IPAs that I was interested in. I tried their homebrew IPA and it was definitely acceptable. I had their 6-beer sampler, which turned out to be around 36 oz. of beer, for $12. Not too bad, considering you could get all of the top shelf stuff in the sampler.

Service was good, the waitstaff made the rounds every few minutes. And the waitresses were good looking, which didn't hurt.

Can't speak for the food, but overall I wouldn't mind visiting this place again. A solid B+.

07-08-2011 00:41:16 | More by DrewV
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Pocono Brewing Company in Swiftwater, PA
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