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Straight To Ale

Not Rated.
Straight To AleStraight To Ale
BA SCORE
91
outstanding

17 Ratings
Ratings: 17
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 13.38%
Active Beers: 45
Beer Ratings: 1,372
Beer Avg: 3.8
Taps: 0
Bottles: 0
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Brewery, Bar ]

3200 Leeman Ferry Rd SW
Huntsville, Alabama, 35801-5332
United States

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(Place added by: cartdan on 04-21-2010)
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Ratings: 17 | Reviews: 4 | Display Reviews Only:
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3.36/5  rDev -18.2%

BrycePrivett, Sep 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.7%

Pocketharpy, Sep 15, 2014
Photo of Crimsontider22
5/5  rDev +21.7%

Crimsontider22, Aug 29, 2014
Photo of Hendrick24
3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

Hendrick24, Aug 19, 2014
Photo of zookerman182
4/5  rDev -2.7%

Fun place to go have a beer for the evening.
The bar area is small and so Is the brewery itself but what comes out of here is good.
Nice variety of their own creations on tap all the time.
Great location in south Huntsville.
They also hold some fun events on the property every week with food trucks and game night.

zookerman182, Aug 17, 2014
Photo of Clyded_Lipman
5/5  rDev +21.7%

Clyded_Lipman, Aug 13, 2014
Photo of Golden32
3.5/5  rDev -14.8%

Golden32, Aug 11, 2014
Photo of MOVERTON1284
3.94/5  rDev -4.1%

Went on a Saturday for a tour. The tour was very informative and you got 4 or 5 tasting tickets. The tour was very informative, but it did seem to drag on for a while. You got to see the entire operation including canning line, barrel program, fermenters, cooler, etc. The taproom is tiny, so don't expect much there. They brew the best beers in Huntsville IMO.

MOVERTON1284, Aug 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.7%

richj1970, Jul 19, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

relynnjr, Jun 28, 2014
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5/5  rDev +21.7%

Book, Mar 30, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

Chip_K, Mar 05, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

misscritta, Feb 18, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +15.6%

Justinbshelton, Jan 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.7%

crowbar540, Dec 19, 2013
Photo of Jackofallbrews
3.64/5  rDev -11.4%

Hidden behind a large gym, and located in an unassuming warehouse off the beaten path, we had a difficult time finding the place. A metal sign with their devilish logo hanging off the front of the building is all the notation they apparently want or need. There was no visible entrance at the front of the building, but not to be distracted from my goal, I walked around to the side. A small door with an even smaller Straight To Ale stencil on it (looking like an un-official worker's only entrance) yielded to my attacks and allowed us access to the tiny tasting room. A very small bar across from the entrance boasted a friendly server, a television and a glowing crimson brewery symbol. One other patron sat at the bar sipping at a drink and gazing at the television's blue glow. A large rocket hung from the ceiling, piloted by two stuffed monkeynauts. Posters and framed can artwork for the brewery were placed sporadically upon the walls. My personal favorite (also playing off Huntsville's NASA past) was the Wernher Von Brown Ale.

We tried all the beers, served to us in trippy hand-made rocket shaped wooden sampler trays. All of the beers were good to very good. I especially liked the Lilly Flagg Milk Stout and the Brother Joseph's Dubbel: fine examples of their styles. The lagers were a bit less perfect--perhaps fermentation temperature issues--but still drinkable. I spent a nice and relaxing hour here with my wife and her sister, talking and trying out these local beers. Not until heading out did I realize that they had a small arcade with old fashioned pinball machines in a room around the corner.

Jackofallbrews, Oct 23, 2013
Photo of docnose
3.13/5  rDev -23.8%

The STA taproom is a pretty sweet little place literally located in the garage part of the brewery building. The bar seats and high-top tables can accommodate some two-dozen, or so, people in the main tap-room, however they also will add tables, chairs, and even a stage into the open part of the brewery area for large events for many dozens of people. The taproom also has a small arcade including some pinball machines.

The quality and service somewhat compliment the atmosphere by having a feeling of just being a step or two above drinking beer in your brewing friend's garage.

... the selection is pretty straightforward... they have a full-selection of Straight to Ale beer, but that is all they have...!

Although the STA taproom itself does not serve food they will sometimes have mobile food vendors that will park at the open garage door - especially during larger events, or there are many places that deliver to that part of town.

docnose, Feb 11, 2013
Straight To Ale in Huntsville, AL
91 out of 100 based on 17 ratings.