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Resurrection Ale House

Not Rated.
Resurrection Ale HouseResurrection Ale House
BA SCORE
93
outstanding

27 Ratings
Ratings: 27
Reviews: 19
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 12.53%
Taps: 13
Bottles: 6
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ 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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Reviews by Deuane:
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4.44/5  rDev +5%

Another notch in the belt of the dynamic duo that is Leigh and Brendan!

Stopped in with TEAM D(r)INK on a lovely Saturday autumn afternoon about a week after opening.

A charming, nice looking place. Nothing too fancy,but all very neat and orderly. Overall, it has a pleasant "homey" feel. Smaller than I expected with a dominating bar taking center stage dividing the sunken bar area from the raised dining area.

A rock solid list of 12 beers on tap. Nice to see the namesake Resurrection Ale on along with one of personal favorites Schlenkerla Helles--of which I had a pint of! What else...oh Port Old Viscosity and Ommegang Rare Vos amongst others! Plus an automatic half point bump in selection from me...a cask offering. This time around Yard's Cape of Good Hope IPA.

In addition to the taps a nice selection of 40+ bottles, that mainly focus on Belgians and a few choice $$$ items.

Leigh was present...all 1 1/2 of her...working her ass off as usual. Treating us like old friends....which is nice for we certainly are not, but Leigh always makes us feel like we are!

The bartender was hip, attentive and conversational. I am ashamed I cannot recall his name but I liked him nonetheless!

I think food will be order next time we visit....everything that was coming out looked and smelled great.

Leigh and Brendan should be proud of this new addition to their growing empire! They are taking over Philly one corner bar at a time!

Deuane, Oct 30, 2009
More User Reviews:
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3.75/5  rDev -11.3%

pwoody11, Sep 15, 2014
Photo of benoniboy
2.75/5  rDev -35%

It's the first beer bar I have ever been to that will not give you a small taste of a brew to try before you buy. They will only sell you a 4 ounce pour. If after the first sip you don't like it - well that's just tough. They've got your money. The bartender claimed "it's policy".

I just checked my own "policy" to remind myself never to go there again. Thank heavens the great beer city of Philadelphia has enough wonderful beer destinations that take their clientele a little more seriously.

benoniboy, Aug 21, 2014
Photo of DoubleSimcoe
4.06/5  rDev -4%

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!

DoubleSimcoe, Jul 16, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -17.3%

macesq, Jun 17, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

razorsdescent, Jun 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5.4%

orangesol, Jun 05, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -17.3%

Gatordaddy, Jun 04, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

InspectorBob, Feb 26, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

ColForbinBC, Jan 22, 2014
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Resurrection Ale House in Philadelphia, PA
93 out of 100 based on 27 ratings.