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Al's of Hampden / Pizza Boy Brewing

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BA SCORE
98
world-class

135 Ratings
Ratings: 135
Reviews: 75
rAvg: 4.45
pDev: 10.34%
Active Beers: 98
Beer Ratings: 1,846
Beer Avg: 3.94
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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Photo of UAhuntt
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
Photo of Mipper
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
Photo of DoubleSimcoe
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
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5/5  rDev +12.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +6.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +6.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +6.7%

BcOneSeven, Jun 03, 2014
Al's of Hampden / Pizza Boy Brewing in Enola, PA
98 out of 100 based on 135 ratings.