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Backyard Ale House

Not Rated.
Backyard Ale HouseBackyard Ale House

22 Ratings
Ratings: 22
Reviews: 15
rAvg: 4.32
pDev: 13.19%
Taps: 28
Bottles: 400
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Bar ]

523 Linden St
Scranton, Pennsylvania, 18503-1605
United States
phone: (570) 955-0192

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Monday: CLOSED
Tuesday - Sunday: 11:00am - 2:00am

(Place added by: Backyardalehouse on 12-16-2008)
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Reviews by orangesol:
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4.04/5  rDev -6.5%

Met up with a friend last night while in town for business, figured we both like good beer so this place would be perfect.

Atmosphere was pretty good. Not too many people around but it was an "off" night so I wasn't expecting much. A few TV's and a Jukebox made up for the lack of people. Quality was pretty good. I was offered my Matilda in a pint or Chalice. Service was great. He checked up on us multiple times, talked beer with us and even offered us one of the fresh Nugget Nectars that had just walked in the door.

No food at the moment but they are apparently building a kitchen, albeit slowly according to our bartender. Selection was pretty solid. I was hoping for a few more local offerings but it was still pretty solid. I got a Goose Island Matilda and an Old Forge Pale Ale. Overall a nice beer bar that I would definitely return to if I am ever in the area again.

orangesol, Jan 25, 2013
More User Reviews:
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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

beerdedking, Sep 02, 2014
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4.76/5  rDev +10.2%

WildBlue, Aug 31, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +10%

pep, Aug 09, 2014
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4.94/5  rDev +14.4%

My fiancé is from Scranton and when we go to visit her family this is the top bar I have to hit up. I really enjoy the Tuesday 5 for 5 deal where you get 5 4 oz samples of beers they pick and they are a wide range. I really enjoy coming here to try beers that aren't distributed to me in Texas. The bottle list here is phenomenal and they have something for everyone.

Tuck_leepulin, Aug 02, 2014
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4.34/5  rDev +0.5%

One of my favorite stops when visiting the Electric City.

Spacious seating indoors, great outside patio. No less than 28 crafts on tap and 100+ bottles. Service is usually very timely and pleasant. Food is your typical bar fare, but executed nicely. Very reasonably priced.

Nice addition is the bottle store attached to the bar.

drbenderdo, Jun 07, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +10%

ELECTRONICAnonymous, Apr 25, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +10%

Minus_Mike, Feb 28, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -19%

JohneHoodlum, Jan 08, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +10%

ridgeline23, Nov 10, 2013
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Backyard Ale House in Scranton, PA
94 out of 100 based on 22 ratings.