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Prism Brewing Company

Not Rated.
Prism Brewing CompanyPrism Brewing Company
BA SCORE
90
outstanding

27 Ratings
Ratings: 27
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 7.33%
Active Beers: 24
Beer Ratings: 626
Beer Avg: 3.49
Taps: 0
Bottles: 0
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

810 Dickerson Rd
North Wales, Pennsylvania, 19454
United States
phone: (866) 424-9681

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @prismbeer

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(Place added by: Deuane on 01-11-2010)
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Photo of cwelsh55
4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

cwelsh55, Oct 17, 2014
Photo of Stobin
4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

Small but great brewery. They have a small pub on the front end. Make sure you don't get lost trying to find them.

Stobin, Oct 12, 2014
Photo of philerman
4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

Went on a Saturday afternoon. Not at all crowded. Seems to be a two level affair with the taproom/brewery on the upper level and a cellar down below. Especially impressed with the Mason's coffee porter. Everything else was decent but not life-changing. Good prices. Pretty limited kitchen in the bar area (fries, pretzels, pickles and the like) but looked appetizing and less-pretentious than some similar places. Would go back.

philerman, Sep 14, 2014
Photo of nesarebad
3.81/5  rDev -6.8%

nesarebad, Aug 31, 2014
Photo of mlkeway
4/5  rDev -2.2%

mlkeway, Aug 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

sammyt728, Aug 25, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev +2.7%

Vogt52, Aug 23, 2014
Photo of Navysqurl
4.5/5  rDev +10%

One of my FAVES!!!! Great tasting room and great staff. Rob gave a great tour and Dani took care of us at the bar. Wanna make a Bacon Night one of these days.

Navysqurl, Aug 20, 2014
Photo of Chaos_31
5/5  rDev +22.2%

Chaos_31, Jul 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

brewer_drew, Jul 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

Mynameismaryjo, Jul 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

Wingtpasser, Jul 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

JCB905PA, Mar 04, 2014
Photo of racingkenny14
4.01/5  rDev -2%

stop by after Visiting Doylestown, PA. took the train SEPTA to North Wales Station. Beware there is little sidewalk to get to Prism Brewery, you do have to walk in the street for a little bit. Once inside it a small sitting area and bar. The service was great. Beer was great, food was very good but a limited menu. prices were reasonable. they have growlers to go. can't wait to go again.

racingkenny14, Feb 08, 2014
Photo of EFR94
4/5  rDev -2.2%

EFR94, Feb 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

Varkias41, Oct 16, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

Dawkins, Oct 10, 2013
Photo of bigfnjoe
4.37/5  rDev +6.8%

First off, as everyone has said, this place isn't easy to find. Our GPS told us to go right onto Dickerson, when we really needed to go left. We finally found it (thanks to a sign from the kind people at Prism saying YES YOU'VE FOUND US), and expectations were low from looking at the outside. Inside, it was a whole different story. This place is very small, with maybe five or six tables and maybe ten seats at the bar. The bartender immediately came up to us at the table, introduced himself, asked our names, shook our hands, and we ordered a flight. Eight beers for ten bucks is a steal, and the beers were all ridiculously unique and delicious. Strawberry jalapeno brown ale? Irish red with maple syrup and fall spices? A black wheat with wasabi? The most conventional beers were an IPA with honey, a pineapple pilsner, and a blonde ale with blood oranges. We didn't get food, but the menu was very basic. The vibe inside is like...I can't even describe it. There were a couple of TVs with sports on, techno music playing, and some other elements that reminded me of an old school pub. The only gripe I had was that service was a tad bit slow, but the bartender was also functioning as the lone server and cook on shift, and the family of five that came in probably didn't lighten his workload. Very unique and definitely added to our list of regular stops.

bigfnjoe, Aug 18, 2013
Photo of Gavage
3.98/5  rDev -2.7%

This place is not easy to find, especially if you are not from the area. There is a small sign or two that will help you get there (once you notice them), but once you are in the complex you need to drive all the way around the warehouse-type buildings. It is along side the railroad tracks.

Defintely unappealing look from the outside, but inside is a different story. Plenty of darker woods, several wooden hi-tops, and a bar that can seat about 10. The bar overllooks the brewery operations which is cool. Blackboards above the bar list the beers and such.

There were about 8 Prism beers on draft during this visit, with some 6 packs available for sale to go along with growlers. The beers I had were very fresh. Service was very friendly and prompt, and there is a definite local vibe here as most people seemed to know each other. The food is low key as the menu is small but will do if you are hungry.

Overall an enjoyable stop and worthy of a trip to have a few beers where they make them.

Gavage, Aug 09, 2013
Photo of TheFightfan1
3.95/5  rDev -3.4%

....AND for my 100th review of breweries,bars andhomebrew shops, the wife and I headed here to Prism brewing !. Anyway as we walked through the barnyard type door we were greeted almost immediately by the locals sitting there. Bar is straight ahead as you walk in ,and some scattered pub tables throughout the rest. Very comfy bar stool I noticed as soon as we sat down. The brewery is just behind the bar behind a few plexi-glass windows. A few patrons sitting around watching the Phils lose yet another game. Very nice atmosphere reminds alot of the Lagerhaus in Palm Harbor FL.

Our bartender/server was very helpful and pleasant. Not knowing what to get immediately we decided to get a sampler of all eight beers. And ordered some dogs . I ended up having the purple dog just for the chili but didn't notice it came with so much onion (not an onion fan) but this did not stop me. The onions were very sweet not that nasty ,tear driven crappy vegatable that makes me gag everytime I eat them. Good stuff. The wife got a deep fried dog and said it was awesome. Very inexpensive place to visit for food and drink.

An excellent place to come visit if in the area. I will surely be back soon.

TheFightfan1, Aug 04, 2013
Photo of RblWthACoz
3.81/5  rDev -6.8%

A decent spot with a fairly spacious atmosphere. Massive chalkboard on the wall behind the bar shows all that is available. Bar looks straight into the brewing area. Selection was okay. Some of the wackiness of the beer descriptions was no very appealing to me. I went for a stout and it was pretty good. I think I'd come back here with a group of friends. Or if Funk Zone was available again.

RblWthACoz, Jun 15, 2013
Photo of sackboy
4.1/5  rDev +0.2%

This place blew my mind. It wasn't the beer, which was quite good. It wasn't the service, which was also good. What blew my mind, being from out of town, is its location. My GPS took me down a street that dead-ended at railroad tracks. After some driving about, we found more of that street on the other side of the tracks. At that point we found a beat up old warehouse. Going against normal intuition, we drove around back to find a hopping little bar. We went in and found a packed house with a nice atmosphere. Quick service and good beer followed. I would go back again.

sackboy, May 13, 2013
Photo of frankiebrewer
4.53/5  rDev +10.8%

These guys are the best! I've had their beers on tap at local bars but my wife and I recently decided to stop in at their brew pub. It was fantastic. Two of the brewers were tending bar and are great guys. There beer was fantastic and their food was decent. I'm told that I need to try one of their famous hot dogs next time.
It's hard to find, in the back of a warehouse in the industrial zone but OH so worth it!

frankiebrewer, Feb 23, 2013
Photo of Rifugium
3.44/5  rDev -15.9%

I finally broke down and visited this place after talking about it practically since they opened. This place is located in what seems like an old refurbished warehouse right on the train tracks. The tasting room is pretty small; there's a bar that seats maybe 12 or so people, and a few tables and chairs. There's a jukebox, TVs, and it looks like bands play there often. I mean, it's really a hidden little gem. It's kind of divey, but in a good way. Not really my kind of place, but it's a cool hangout if you live in the area.

They had 7 of their beers on tap (one was kicked). Considering the size of the place, it's a decent selection, with a pretty good range of styles. Overall, Prism beers aren't great. They have one or two nailed pretty good, but the others...meh, just not really doing it. Their best is probably the Mason's Hazelnut Coffee Porter. A good bet for a newcomer is to get the sampler flight: you can sample them all or just 4 of them.

Service was fine. Business was very slow when I visited, but our bartender was on the ball the whole time. Food is simple. They have a deep frier, and they make hot dogs. Easy enough. You can get yourself something like chicken fingers, or select from 8 different and interesting hot dogs. Prices on everything are reasonable.

Prism is a neat place to check out, but it's a place I most likely wouldn't ever go back to. As for their beers, when I see them on tap, I do consider them, but by now I have a pretty good idea of what they have to offer, and it's not quite my cup of beer.

Rifugium, Feb 11, 2013
Photo of IamMattMoses
4.05/5  rDev -1%

Wow what a perfect place to enjoy a beer. I mean really do you want to go to 'The Perk'? just a 20min. drive from Perkasie this little place is great on a Thursday night because they have a live Jazz or Yazz band. It can be a little cramped depending on how many people show up but the service is great and the beer is even better. $10 gets you a sample of all the beers on tap, which works out to be about two and a half beers total. I would say start with the hard Cider then work your way up by lightest color to darkest. If you get the White Lightning you need to get a hot dog. 1) its a chive flavored beer 2) the hot dogs are great but this beer is really tough to enjoy without food. Jack is usually the one serving on Thursdays he is a great guy, sarcastic, hardworking, and cigar enthusiast. I say stop by and take a load off we all need it every now and then.

IamMattMoses, Jul 13, 2012
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Prism Brewing Company in North Wales, PA
90 out of 100 based on 27 ratings.