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Resurrection Ale House

Not Rated.
Resurrection Ale HouseResurrection Ale House

Taps: 13 / Bottles: 6
Cask: Y / Beer-to-Go: Y
BA SCORE
94
outstanding

25 Ratings
Ratings: 25
Reviews: 18
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.23%
$$ - reasonable
[ Bar, Eatery ]

2425 Grays Ferry Ave
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19146-2450
United States
phone: (215) 735-2202

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @resurrectionphl

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(Place added by: Resurrection on 09-08-2009)
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DoubleSimcoe

New York

4.06/5  rDev -5.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25 | $$$$

Resurrection is one of those beer places I’ve had on my Philly bucket list for quite a while. Now that I live here, I wasted no time and went there ASAP. On a Sunday morning at high noon, the place was surprisingly quiet. I thought it’d be rather jammed with folks doing brunch and all of that.

Small corner bar with a funky configuration, two levels, a bar, bunch of tables… the tap list is obscure and interesting: Oxbon, Trois Dame Grande Dame, Dead Man’s Hand Imp Stout, Pays d’Auge Cidre, Dogfish Red+White, Stillwater, Brewer’s Art… 12 taps total.

The bottle selection is small but enticing, with 15-dollar bottles of World Wide Stout and vintage J.W. Lee’s Harvest among other goodies.

I absolutely loved my “brandade benedict”, a genius creation of pan-fried brandade cake with a poached egg on top. Pricey at 13 dollars for one single jawn, but damn delicious.

Service is friendly and knowledgeable, ambience is good alright (despite the screaming babies and preppy-white parents from overtly-gentrified Graduate Hospital) and the only downside is how expensive the whole thing came out to be: sixty dollars after tax and tip for three drinks and two food items. More New York than Phila, yo!

07-16-2014 03:17:35 | More by DoubleSimcoe
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macesq

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -18.6%

06-17-2014 19:17:32 | More by macesq
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razorsdescent

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

06-06-2014 19:21:13 | More by razorsdescent
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orangesol

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -7%

06-04-2014 23:07:36 | More by orangesol
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Gatordaddy

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -18.6%

06-04-2014 21:23:22 | More by Gatordaddy
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InspectorBob

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

02-26-2014 15:21:13 | More by InspectorBob
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ColForbinBC

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

01-22-2014 00:38:19 | More by ColForbinBC
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hoppymcgee

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

01-06-2014 19:53:23 | More by hoppymcgee
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86sportster883

New Jersey

4.73/5  rDev +10%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5 | $$

My first stop during Philly Beer Week. On cask Elysian Brewer's Reserve IPA (7% abv); DFH 75 minute IPA (7.5%); Slyfox Pale Ale (5%). Later in the weekend the following was going on cask: Green Flash Hop Head Red (Red IPA, 7%); Victory Summer Love (American Blond, 5.2%); Bear Republic Grand Am ( APA,6%); Breckingridge Lucky U (American IPA, 6.2%); and Yards Brotherly Suds (American Bitter,4.5%). Elysian kicked while I was there so I stayed for a Hop Head Red. Great staff, friendlycrowd, amazing beers and an excellent start to my 3-day beer weekend. On tap: Leipziger Gose; Ichtegem's Grand Cru; Oskar Blues G'night; Manyayunk Duet; DeDoll Dulle Teve; Allagash White; Victory Braumeister Pils; Left Hand Milk Stout; and Port Summer Pale Ale. WOW!

06-01-2013 00:29:22 | More by 86sportster883
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mltobin

Connecticut

2.93/5  rDev -31.9%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3 | service: 2 | selection: 3.5 | $$

I went into my visit here with expectations that this would be a very good place to have a beer. Entering around 8:00 pm on a Saturday, no surprise that the restaurant/bar had a lively crowd. I was able to secure a stool at the bar, and was soon greeted by a bartender. After looking over the offerings, I asked for a taste of a beer and the response was : "we only have a small amount left, so I can`t pour you a taste, but it is good".
So, I ordered the beer and it was pretty good. It was a beer out of Cali, nothing very limited by any means. Some of the tap offerings were from Pizza Port, Ballast Point, local brewers, etc. I believe that they also have bottles, but do not recall those selections. Food here looked pretty good, but seemed a bit expensive. And the odd thing was that with these prices and a bit of attitude, the staff was very much dressed down. While a lot of the diners/drinkers were dressed kind of nice...it didn`t really mesh. All in all, it was ok, but I was hoping for better from the other reviews here.

05-13-2012 20:44:42 | More by mltobin
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Resurrection Ale House in Philadelphia, PA
94 out of 100 based on 25 ratings.