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Al's of Hampden / Pizza Boy Brewing

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BA SCORE
98
world-class

144 Ratings
Ratings: 144
Reviews: 78
rAvg: 4.45
pDev: 10.34%
Active Beers: 106
Beer Ratings: 2,070
Beer Avg: 3.97
Taps: 102
Bottles: 350
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

2240 Millennium Way
Enola, Pennsylvania, 17025
United States
phone: (717) 728-3840

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(Place added by: petesuphi on 10-19-2008)
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3.72/5  rDev -16.4%

lidu5ii, Sep 08, 2014
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5/5  rDev +12.4%

Moc513, Sep 08, 2014
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5/5  rDev +12.4%

CommandoBeer, Aug 29, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +6.7%

MisterHooks, Aug 27, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +1.1%

dfhhead25, Aug 27, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +6.7%

mozim, Aug 24, 2014
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5/5  rDev +12.4%

Great selections of beers (100). This includes over twenty of his own beers , which hold their own. Basic Italian food that compliments the beers. Nice selection of take out as well. A must visit

BigRizz62, Aug 19, 2014
Photo of RLM15
5/5  rDev +12.4%

Pizza Boy Brewing has quickly become my favorite local brewery, and that is saying a lot given the abundance of great craft beer in the Pennsylvania/Maryland area. It's been great to see them progress and begin to develop their flagship beers which I'm hoping will soon be available for distribution. With 102 taps and countless bottles and cans to choose from, Pizza Boy has something for everybody. Often 20-30 taps will be dedicated to Pizza Boy Beers, the other 70 or so taps will offer choice crafts brews from all over the country. The food is also very good at Pizza Boy as they have a large selection ranging from specialty pizza's to entree's and many great appetizers. It's been a pleasure having Pizza Boy in the area and I look forward to their future creations.

RLM15, Aug 16, 2014
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5/5  rDev +12.4%

Been here many times and it never disappoints. They always have a good selection of other brewers beers as well as their own which are great. Food is good as well. Best brewpub in PA hands down.

JEM717, Aug 15, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +1.1%

PA-Michigander, Aug 15, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +6.7%

mklisz, Aug 12, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -4.5%

4DAloveofSTOUT, Aug 10, 2014
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5/5  rDev +12.4%

Afroman, Aug 07, 2014
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5/5  rDev +12.4%

ChiliSauce, Aug 05, 2014
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4.35/5  rDev -2.2%

Typically, I review a place after one visit as I like to keep checking out new spots since there is so much out there.

For whatever reason, I am finally entering a Pizza Boy review after 3 visits.

Generally speaking, there isn't much more that you could ask for from Pizza Boy. You have a ton of taps, and as of yesterday, I hear they are finally going to do smaller pours. (Too bad they couldn't have started that a few days earlier, for my sake!! Oh well.) The pizza is pretty good, and there always seems to be something I haven't seen available on the bottle shop side of things. It will be interesting to see how this recent expansion goes for them.

RblWthACoz, Jul 31, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +1.1%

ColdOne, Jul 31, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -21.3%

waddellc2, Jul 28, 2014
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5/5  rDev +12.4%

jeffstinson, Jul 22, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +1.1%

traxstar7, Jul 17, 2014
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4.95/5  rDev +11.2%

The move from the old location to the recent location was the BEST thing Al could have ever done for business. The selection is phenomenal, he does a great job of promoting other "Local-PA" breweries. The sour program he is starting I'd is stellar, I believe it will one day match the likes of Jester King or The Bruery. His IPAs are a top seller as they are all quality. The food is always very good and the atmosphere is friendly and great for families/friends.

UAhuntt, Jul 16, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +6.7%

Mipper, Jul 14, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -27%

mendvicdog, Jul 10, 2014
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5/5  rDev +12.4%

BeerDad5825, Jul 01, 2014
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4.28/5  rDev -3.8%

Driving from NYC to Charlottesville, Virginia, the wife and I stopped at Al's/Pizza Boy for a brew and some pizza.

Located squarely in the middle of nowhere, this is an industrial-looking joint with brew tanks on view and the works. Inside the place looks like a high-school cafeteria, and the ordering system is annoying (one beer at a time, no tastings, no service).

But you know what, the pizza is delicious and the beer selection is stunning. 102 taps, including rarities like Creme Brulee, Founders Imp Stout, Palo Santo and Weyer Heresy on nitro, DuClaw Hell on Wood (bourbon barleywine), Liquid Hero Imp Stout, Full Pint Rye Rebelation plus a ton of Pizza Boy beers. I loved the Galaxy IPA, and also the Azazel (Imp Stout with chilies).

This is my kind of tap list: lots of variety, a ton of bourbon-aged stuff, big beers...

Draughts are priced between three and seven dollars, and they also sell growlers (only for takeout).

Service is minimal, and they do not accept tips. Take it for what it is and enjoy it. I look forward to experiencing Al's/Pizza again.

DoubleSimcoe, Jun 23, 2014
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3/5  rDev -32.6%

duceswild, Jun 16, 2014
Al's of Hampden / Pizza Boy Brewing in Enola, PA
98 out of 100 based on 144 ratings.