The People's Pint

Not Rated.
The People's PintThe People's Pint
BEER AVG
3.73/5
Based on:
36 Beers
486 Reviews
Place Score: 92
Reviews: 50
Visits: 67
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: n/a
Taps: --
Bottles: --
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

24 Federal St
Greenfield, Massachusetts, 01301
United States
phone: (413) 773-0333

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @thepeoplespint

Notes:
Place added by: BeerAdvocate

No notes at this time.
Place: Reviews & Ratings
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
first ← prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | nextlast
Reviews: 50 | Visits: 67
Reviews by ChipChaight:
Photo of ChipChaight
4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

More User Reviews:
Photo of ColdOneKev
4.14/5  rDev -0.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 3 | food: 4.5

I've been to the People's Pint a few times. The food is fantastic. The servers are extremely friendly. The atmosphere is relaxed. The menu is a little limited, but what they do have is all very good. If your in the area People's Pint is a must stop. (249 characters)

Photo of MacQ67
4.15/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Photo of LXIXME
3.8/5  rDev -8.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Photo of MLaVioletteJr
4.01/5  rDev -3.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

Photo of DrunkinYogi
4.06/5  rDev -2.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of DanG3
4.24/5  rDev +1.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Photo of NHhomebrewguy
4.18/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Cool place with good food and knowledgeable staff. Beers weren't too shabby either ;) I had their Slippery Slope (Braggot @ 9 abv ) & their imperial IPA. Both were very tasty. (178 characters)

Photo of bfitzge2
4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

Photo of SABERG
4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

Long time fan of the "Pint" a strong focus on Valley Local that dates back nearly 20 years.
The food value is super, the kitchen has turned many seasonal offerings into fabulous plates.
The service is always great, the place can get loud though I don't consider it to loud.
The beers are from their own brewery, the standard beers are solid, but the seasonal's are usually fantastic.
They usually have 2 cask engines, that said we go almost weekly.
Clearly worth the effort.
Cheers (482 characters)

Photo of Vinylglove68
4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

Photo of Tkissell
4.1/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of BastardFromABasket
4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

Photo of Dicers
3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

Photo of HattedClassic
4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

Photo of markdrinksbeer
4/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of Nichols33
3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

Photo of bcgeiman
4/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of Kim_Kneeland
4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

Photo of cellardwellersbrew
4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

Photo of WanderingFool
3.91/5  rDev -6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 3.5

During a long weekend in Greenfield with friends we visited the People's Pint on a Friday night. When we got there the bar was already packed and it was standing room only to wait for a table. Not a problem since we were able to drink some beers while we waited. The restaurant a rectangular space with a large bow shaped bar in the middle. The bar shape takes away some standing room, but offers plenty of seats. It's a comfortable setting with no distracting TV's or loud music.

The beers offered are only what they brew there and they offer a large selection of styles, including blends. I thought that was pretty cool and not something you see often. Prices were reasonable and slightly lower than the Boston area. The food was good with descent portion sizes. However, I thought the burger I got was just OK. Not bad by any means, but nothing that made me go wow. I felt the same about the beers too. Descent beer, but nothing that makes me want to seek them out.

Service was great. Even on a busy night our waitress stopped by frequently to take beer orders, refill water glasses, remove empty plates, etc.

Overall I found the People's Pint as a nice place to go and grab a beer and burger with your friends. Just what a brewpub should be. (1,249 characters)

Photo of amulet
4.43/5  rDev +6.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.75

Love this place. Great beer and food. They use local ingredients and have great specials on the board. I miss not living near this place anymore and go here if I am in the area. My usual was ordering the Blond Ale and a Turkey Burger. Service is always decent, cash only. (271 characters)

Photo of Ferris32
4.05/5  rDev -2.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Love this place, and the food and the beer. Its small, and I do mean small, but a great place to start up a conversation with all kinds people. I also love the fact its a cash only establishment. That says a lot about the proprietors. Not sure if they still have Celtic jams on Sundays but those are always a blast. (315 characters)

Photo of lordofthewiens
4.59/5  rDev +10.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

We were in Amherst last week, looking at UMass with our son, and went to The People's Pint after the tour. We absolutely loved this place! I think the first thing to mention is what a comfortable vibe it gives off. The restaurant is cozy and warm. The bar is long and sort of in the shape of a question mark. It seats about 15. There are hooks at the bar for coats and purses, and table lamps at one end of the bar. There are a few booths and several tables, with what appears to be a community table at the window up front. Simple decor, earth tones and wood. Burgundy walls with a pewter tin ceiling. There's a bicycle on the wall over the bar. Another positive: no TVs. There is a dart board.
There were eleven beers on tap when we were there. I had the imperial stout, which was quite good. My wife had the DIPA, and liked it a lot. Growlers and bombers are available.
The food was also quite good. We were happy to see there were vegan options on the menu, so we didn't have to try to deconstruct a non-vegan dish.
We arrived at a time when the restaurant was nearly empty, but it filled quickly. As a result we had more than one server. They were all excellent. Friendly, informative, and not intrusive. Very laid back.
One other note. The People's Pint now accepts credit cards (except for AmEx). I was told this was a fairly recent decision.
If UMass accepts our son, and he decides to go there, my wife and I will look forward to many more visits to The People's Pint. (1,477 characters)

Photo of sinstaineddemon
4.75/5  rDev +14.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4 | food: 5

This is about as close to a five as it gets, and the only detractor is just the nature of the business, so even that isn't their fault.

The People's Pint is a brewpub/restaurant that focuses on green/renewable service with a laser-like focus on local resources. They DO NOT ACCEPT CREDIT CARDS to cut down on paper use. They employ reusable supplies, such as napkins to reduce waste. They say that even on their busiest night they make only one bag of rubbish, incredible.

The food is fantastic. I had the squealer on my first visit, a burger with beef blended with ground pork. I also had my first stout float, which the server brought along with a sample of a pumpkin beer float because it was her favorite on the house. The beers are fantastic, but I knew that from their bottles.

The service was the best part, friendly, knowledgeable, and polite. In addition to the stout float sample story there is another instance that proves this. My first visit was during a less than busy lunch period and this is when I learned the no credit card policy. I asked the server if I could run across to the bank to get some cash and come back and get reseated. He said don't worry about it, sit and enjoy my meal and I can go to the bank after, that they trust me to come back!!! Now thats awesome.

If this were less than a 45 minute ride for me I would go here once a week, as it is I have been back and will go again.

The downsides, they don't take credit/debit cards. NBD for me, but for some it will. To me the only downside is that they are at the mercy of local production. Since it is almost all local food they can run out of items fast and without much notice. So when you have your meal in mind, have a backup ready. (1,727 characters)

first ← prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | nextlast
The People's Pint in Greenfield, MA
92 out of 100 based on 50 ratings.