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International Tap House

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International Tap HouseInternational Tap House
BA SCORE
98
world-class

43 Ratings
Ratings: 43
Reviews: 23
rAvg: 4.52
pDev: n/a
Taps: 40
Bottles: 480
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Bar ]

161 Long Rd
Chesterfield, Missouri, 63005-1265
United States
phone: (636) 537-8787

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Reviews by Vancer:
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4.94/5  rDev +9.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

500 Beers, 40 On Tap, 20 Countries, 1 Location.

Well, the STL beer scene has been growing exponentially in the last decade, and a new contender has arrived to fight for first place - not only in St. Louis, but I submit for the Midwest. If you are anywhere in the area - this is a HAVE-TO visit bar. Brad & Sean, and the most friendly staff, have done exceeding well.

This bar is all about the beer - and it has a mouth watering supple of it. Walking in, the bar to the right seats appx 20 people in a L shape - with the ever changing 40 taps right behind. A side cooler displays their seasonal bottle beers.

To the left, there is a middle long bar-type table seating appx 15. Then, to it's left, is the BA's beer porn display of appx 400 bottled beers, in stand-up coolers that stretch almost the entire wall.

They have beer menus, and check their web for the massive list 0'beers. The list, and a wall display, all includes abv for your information.

No food - but they have menus from area restaurants that will deliver for you.

More User Reviews:
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4.82/5  rDev +6.6%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75

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4.57/5  rDev +1.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

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4.75/5  rDev +5.1%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

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4.87/5  rDev +7.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5

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4.73/5  rDev +4.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5

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4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

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4.25/5  rDev -6%

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5/5  rDev +10.6%

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4.12/5  rDev -8.8%

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4.25/5  rDev -6%

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4/5  rDev -11.5%

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4.25/5  rDev -6%

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5/5  rDev +10.6%

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4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

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4.25/5  rDev -6%

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4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

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4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

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4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

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4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

Photo of BigBry
4.64/5  rDev +2.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

We stayed in Chesterfield, and knew we had to visit. Sat outside on the patio on a hot Sunday afternoon to enjoy a few beers.
One full wall of coolers with 500 bottled beers and another 40 beers on tap, there was lots of choice for eveyone. They had just recently hosted a beer tasting event, and as a result the printed beer menu was out of date with several of our picks sold out. Inside, there is a current beer list, so we did find some goodies. Although originally upset and frustrated that they were sold out of so much, I quickly reminded everyone that this is a good thing: kegs are always rotating and fresh, and nothing sits around getting stale.
Our waiter/server was helpful in providing suggestions and samples, and all beers were served in appropriate glassware (though not always with the correct logo).
No food service available, but you can bring your own (clearly explained on their website and in store signage), so you can't complain about that.
A great place focusing on beer only, lots of specialty and unique brews.
If I lived any where close, I would be getting an iTap Passport, and spend all my time here.

Photo of tripelhops
4.64/5  rDev +2.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

ITAP as it's known is a beer bar. Make no mistake about it, no food, just beer. Incredible selection of taps that change often and if I'm not mistaken just about every bottle of beer distributed in MO can be found in thier coolers, purchased and drank on premises. They allow food to be ordered or brought in from nearby restuarants, if your hungry. They play host to many cool beer events. The Chesterfield location is in a non-descript stip mall, not much character on the outside but the inside has plenty of beer stuff, and lots of flat screen TV for sports viewing. Many limited and special releases find thier way here.

Photo of bsuedekum
4.55/5  rDev +0.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 5 | selection: 5

I make it to iTap as often as I can which ends up being around once a week. I'll go there on a calm Friday night to sit and chill with some friends, or on a Saturday afternoon to bring a pizza with me (they don't serve food) and eat lunch and enjoy some new beer they probably have on draft. Or even a place to enjoy a game some night during the week. I think they have 40 rotating drafts and 500+ bottles to choose from. I've always had a great experience with the staff as well and the majority of the servers know a great deal about beer themselves so that's always a plus. If you're in the area I suggest making a stop in here, it's the biggest and typically best selection of micro brews in the area. If only 2 or 3 kegs of a specialty brew makes it to the city, most likely iTap is one of the bars that lands these kegs from distributors (i.e. BCSCS, BCSVS, FW14, Abacus, KBS, Stone '08 BBA IRS, etc.).

Photo of akantner
4.5/5  rDev -0.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 5

I'm a big fan of iTap Soulard (admittedly I've never been out to the Chesterfield location), and am always impressed by their draft and bottle selection each time I go in. Looking through their beer list gives you the feeling of "being a kid in a candy store". The atmosphere is inviting and warm. It's really cool to see so many people embracing and enjoying craft beer. When they have music in it's not so loud that you have to shout to hear the person next to you, but loud enough to add the the ambiance. The service is usually good, but every so often the bartenders seem more wrapped up in something that's going on amongst themselves, than what's happening out on the floor. However, when this happens it doesn't last long. Most servers are knowledgeable on what iTap offers too. I highly suggest iTap to anyone - even if you're just discovering craft beer.

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International Tap House in Chesterfield, MO
98 out of 100 based on 43 ratings.