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38 Degrees Ale House & Grill

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38 Degrees Ale House & Grill38 Degrees Ale House & Grill
BA SCORE
98
world-class

49 Ratings
Ratings: 49
Reviews: 28
rAvg: 4.49
pDev: 7.35%
Taps: 38
Bottles: 100
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Bar, Eatery ]

100 W Main St
Alhambra, California, 91801-3511
United States
phone: (626) 282-2038

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(Place added by: charlzm on 08-08-2009)
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Reviews by OlieIPA:
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4.45/5  rDev -0.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

Visited this place on 12/30/09 with a few friends.

A: It kind of reminded me of a Yard House in many ways. A lot of TV's showing sports, nice seating, good food, and dim lighting. The two things that I enjoyed more though was the lower volume music (could actually hear the person in front of me) and incredible selection of beer on tap.

Q: "Pretty good" would probably be my one phrase answer. The food was something you would find in a nicer restaurant and since there were no off flavors in any of our beers...I assume the lines to be fairly clean.

S: Not too bad...food came out in a timely fashion...as did the beers. The only complaint I had was the somewhat lack of craft beer knowledge our waiter had and the fact my flight came out slightly wrong. I ordered a flight of Dugana, High Tide, Ten Fidy and Sculpin. Instead, my Ten Fidy came out as Hop Rod Rye. This wasn't a big deal to me...mostly because everyone else at the table got flights and that wasn't really fair to the waiter.

S: I would guess 30 to 40 quality craft brews to choose from and a great bottle list. I give them an A+! Oh yeah...they do flights and even half pours.

F: Food was great! I ordered a Turkey Burger with sweet potato fries...and man...it was good. The quality and preparation of the food is very similar to Haven's Gastro Pub out in Orange.

Overall: I'm glad to another place like this in the LA area. Cheers!

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5/5  rDev +11.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +0.2%

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4.3/5  rDev -4.2%

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4/5  rDev -10.9%

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5/5  rDev +11.4%

This place is really cool. I went for the Hoptoberfest event they had a huge selection of beers on tap and bottle. I had Blind Pig, Supplication and Lucky Bastard! One of my new favorite spots.

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5/5  rDev +11.4%

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5/5  rDev +11.4%

Photo of craft_is_king
5/5  rDev +11.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

One of the first beer bars I have been frequently. Its great to have a local place with Russian River on tap along with local favorites.

Burgers are usual go to. the steak sandwich with Chimichurri sauce is amazing. 5 years in still changing menu and offering great beers.

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4.36/5  rDev -2.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +0.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +5.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +0.2%

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4/5  rDev -10.9%

Photo of Sumdeus
4.5/5  rDev +0.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Alhambra is close by to me, but it's not the most direct to get there by car and by public transportation not really possible (read: about 6 miles as the crow flies but public transportation, cab aside, will take about an hour.). That said, I do love coming here.

The food is quite tasty and varied. I'm a big fan of the tuna tartar as well as any if the tacos. The food prices run from about average to a bit pricey, however, the happy hour specials (3/4-7pm m-f) are a good deal and unique from the rest of the menu.

Beer selection is fantastic! Changes often and has a bit of everything usually. For events like Sam Fest and Pliny Day the beer menu is insane. Outside of marquee beer festivals it's rare to see as many rare and awesome beers as they have for events. You can order every beer as a 5oz taster and usually a full pour too. Lots of pre-made flights plus you can build your own. My girlfriend doesn't always want a full pour or is driving and so she finds the 5oz pours to be perfect for her.

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4.25/5  rDev -5.3%

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4/5  rDev -10.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +5.8%

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38 Degrees Ale House & Grill in Alhambra, CA
98 out of 100 based on 49 ratings.