1839 Taphouse

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1839 Taphouse1839 Taphouse
BA SCORE
97
world-class

14 Ratings
Ratings: 14
Reviews: 10
rAvg: 4.59
pDev: n/a
Taps: 24
Bottles: 25
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Bar, Eatery ]

212 E Green Meadows
Ste 2
Columbia, Missouri, 65203-7701
United States
phone: (573) 441-1839

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Notes:
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(Place added by: zeff80 on 04-10-2010)
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Photo of Kend4ll
5/5  rDev +8.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Vibe: it expresses a local bar atmosphere with the more relaxed/mature college students. It's always a place I enjoy to stop by and have a good time without yelling 10times louder than my normal voice to be heard. Depending on the night it can be a little too crowded but even so the vibe remains relatively the same. Overall a upbeat bar minus the drama makers.

Service: The bartenders and servers always seem to be on their toes. They acknowledge you when they see you are waiting for a drink. When the rush comes they still manage to give good service with attention to detail.

Food: the food here is awesome! The burgers, pizza, wings, and the homemade chips are all delicious. Good job to the cooks on delivering a more than satisfying meal with excellent delivery timing. Always hot and never disappointing.

Selection: 24 beers on tap that varies with some love from the local breweries. The selection is always excellent from porters, stouts, ipas, ales, saisons, wheats, and more. Its always fun coming in and seeing them offer a limited or new selection from local or we'll known breweries.

Quality: overall the quality is excellent. A well rounded establishment with some great workers and amazing owners. I would highly recommend coming in and enjoy a beer with a burger anytime.

Photo of Hannahrose
5/5  rDev +8.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Great beer. Great food. Love their pizza and burgers. The patio has very nice ambiance with the fireplace. All around a great place.

Photo of Brandi628
5/5  rDev +8.9%

Fantasic place to eat good food and drink fabulous beer!!!

Photo of ceairuhdawn
5/5  rDev +8.9%

Photo of trgoddard1
5/5  rDev +8.9%

Photo of CraftyMarijke
5/5  rDev +8.9%

Fantastic local bar, they have 24 taps with great craft beer always on. The burgers and pizza are delicious.

Photo of Laurenkseaton
5/5  rDev +8.9%

Great beer selection, great food, and great staff! No complaints! Definitely check it out.

Photo of jschamel
5/5  rDev +8.9%

Photo of SabrinaD
5/5  rDev +8.9%

This place has a wonderful selection. Every time I come in there is something new to try! I love there specials and events. In addition to great beer, their pizza is soooooo goooood!

Photo of SamiG
5/5  rDev +8.9%

Beer fans MUST check out this awesome establishment! Before discovering Taphouse, I only drank Boulevard Wheat, and I'd never even heard of an IPA. Almost immediately, this place made me fall in love with craft beer. Taphouse's beer selection is incredible - it exposes customers to new, unique, and specialty brews daily. To top it off, the food is fantastic and the atmosphere is fun and friendly. Highly recommend!

Photo of beerfan39
5/5  rDev +8.9%

Great selection. Great staff. Great specials. Prices are great, but it's a college town.
A firkin on the bar when you walk in doesn't hurt.
Great spot.

Photo of leroybrown10
2.5/5  rDev -45.5%

Photo of hwwty4
3/5  rDev -34.6%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3 | service: 3 | selection: 3

I've been able to visit here a couple times since it opened. It's located in the old Johnny’s Beanery location by The Sub Shop. Honestly, I had high hopes for the place but it seems like every time I go there, it my expectations go down hill a little. Originally, I was pretty stoked to hear a "taphouse" coming to CoMo, but after my first visit I was horribly disappointed. Even though they pride themselves on have 20 something taps but 10 have to be some sort of Macro or Macro wannabe. The service was bad and it was cramped and seemed like it was filled past capacity. After my first visit, I thought it was just opening jitters and I figured I would come back later and give it another whirl. Well, I’ve been back a couple times now and while its gotten better, its still not great. Their tap selection has gotten better but they still have tons of macros on and the craft that they carry are mostly Boulevard and Schlafly. While I like the local feel, I think its more for the name recognition of college kids then for a care for craft beer. The service has always been hit and miss. Once I had fantastic service even though the place was packed, the other couple times its been mediocre to horrible.

Really, if your friends want to go to a college bar and you want a better then average local craft, this is your place. Your friends can do car bombs and Bud Lights and you can enjoy a Schlafly Kolsch or Boulevard Singlewide.

Photo of zeff80
3.71/5  rDev -19.2%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Update: Craft selection is growing. Consistently more great beers.

So this is a new place in Columbia that opened in March of 2010. The "1839" in the name relates to the year that the University of Missouri opened. It has a college-bar feel but it is trying to specialize in some good beer. It looks like a typical sports bar but with a blend of beer memorabilia mixed in. It has a large patio area and bar that seats about 10. They have 24 tap handles. At the time I visited the tap were these: Bud Light, Bud, Coors Light, PBR, Blue Moon, Boulevard Wheat, Killian's, Magic Hat #9, Purple Haze, Dirty Bastard, Moose Drool, 312, Lagunitas IPA, Leinie 1888, Fat Tire, Guinness and Schlafly's APA, Summer Lager and Oatmeal Stout. Plus, they have two house ales brewed by Crown Valley in Ste Genevieve - an ale and pils. The ale was good and I had the Lagunitas IPA and Dirty Bastard, too. A friend had the Taphouse Pils and thought the line was dirty or maybe the beer wasn't good. He also tried their wings and enjoyed them. They only have wings and pizza on their menu. Overall, it was a nice beer drinking experiece. It is a good place to have a beer and talk.

1839 Taphouse in Columbia, MO
97 out of 100 based on 14 ratings.