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Beer Stats:
Active Beers: 28
Beer Ratings: 168
Beer Avg: 3.77

Taps: - / Bottles: -
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BA SCORE
89
very good

66 Ratings
Ratings: 66
Reviews: 61
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 9.3%
$$ - reasonable


[ Brewery, Eatery ]

11 Brewster Court
Northampton, Massachusetts, 01060
United States
phone: (413) 584-9903

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Reviews by madmanjf:
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madmanjf

New York

3.8/5  rDev -4.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4 | $$

trip 4 of 4 .... not a bad way to end a beer trip to a new area. This place is walking distance from Dirty Truth, which is exactly what I did.

Saturday evening .... it was fairly busy and I sat at the bar for some beers and eats.

I was disappointed that my favorite stye was on the board and not available ... Pale Ale .... how do you run out of this? Not sure if it's poor planning or not.

I went with a Flight tasting .... overall, everything was a good fit into each style.

My friend got a sandwich, but I went with an entree. I think he got more food on his plate than I did, but whatever. My plate just looked skimpy compared to his and mine was $7 more.

Note to the kitchen, if I want my salad dressing on the side, I'll ask for it that way. Please don't expect someone to toss a mesculin salad on a small plate ... it's just stupid. That's why I sent it back for a toss :)

Despite my bickering here, I would go back for a 2nd visit ... if for nothing else, but to try their Pale Ale ... my favorite style which they had on the board but were out of. (Yes, I know I mentioned that already, but I felt it was worth repeating).

07-18-2007 14:57:02 | More by madmanjf
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FishDogHead

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

02-25-2014 21:51:27 | More by FishDogHead
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Bob6518

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +0.5%

02-01-2014 21:29:44 | More by Bob6518
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cellardwellersbrew

Arizona

4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

01-20-2014 21:38:28 | More by cellardwellersbrew
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JGLittle

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

12-13-2013 12:58:09 | More by JGLittle
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Enriquehopnog

Massachusetts

4.53/5  rDev +13.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.25 | $$

This is a great place. One of my favorite places to go. They have great selections of freshly brewed beer and I cant say I have ever had one I didnt like.

Excellent place to bring a date. Its location is in a nice and safe area where you can walk around at night. They have a roof top you can sit at in the warmer months.

The food is pretty good. They are creative and everything is good. American Food and American Beers.

I love how they always try to do something new. They are innovators and they are good at it. Every time I leave I can't wait to go back. There aren't very many places that make me feel this way

11-25-2013 17:03:22 | More by Enriquehopnog
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davewlfpckfan29

Massachusetts

3.78/5  rDev -5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4 | $

I cannot say enough good things about this place.

It's got a great feel, a nice comfy atmosphere.
When the weather is nice, and the patio is open, the rating for atmosphere goes thru the roof!
So many options of where to sit.

The quality of the beer is around average for a brew-pub. They've got there standout beers, but you can also get some really average ones.

The staff has always been really nice.

The reason I give the selection a tough score is because they don't really have much besides their beers. But thats why you should be going there... to get their beers.

The food is great, and the prices are great!

11-20-2013 04:17:58 | More by davewlfpckfan29
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mlefebvre7

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

11-20-2013 00:38:55 | More by mlefebvre7
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StonedTrippin

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 5 | selection: 4 | food: 4 | $$

a very cool place in a very cool town, drove down from a conference in Amherst to have dinner here last night. funky little place this Northampton, gov't mule playing near by, place crawling with dead types, lots of funky cafes and eateries, good stuff. this place was a little hard to find, as its tucked back off the main drag and obscured by a parking garage. smallish at first when you walk in, but you notice clever and character rich architecture, little nooks and comfy seating in front of a wrap around bar. upstairs eating and beer garden as well. 8 or 10 beers on, a couple of guest taps. the beer was all good, alpha project single hop cascade ipa was the highlight by far, a cool series they are running. food was also nice, gourmetish white pizza and squash crostini, but wasn't perfect, good effort though, and props for the local farm partnerships. the best part here is the service, my bartender was a real good human being, generous to a weary traveler with samples, remember most people by name, being conversational, interested in beer, and actually bought me my last pint, a total class act. goodluck to you my friend in fatherhood by the way! overall an affordable and enjoyable experience, if you can tolerate the red sox fans...

09-23-2013 02:14:34 | More by StonedTrippin
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johnnnniee

New Hampshire

3.74/5  rDev -6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75 | $$$

I had dinner here last week while on vacation with the family, this was our second trip to this brewpub. Situated just outside of the main drag in Northampton this pub offers a huge bar as you first walk in with dimly lit tables and a small stage for live acts. One seating are on the other side of the bar as well as tables on the second floor and a rather large second floor deck with seating under the umbrella. A half a dozen or so house brews as well as a few carefully chosen guest taps make a nice tap selection. The food was pretty good, a step above pub grub without being too pretentious. I really enjoyed the spicy sausage flatbread. Service was a hint on the slow side, but it was an oddly busy Sunday night. Pricing was as I would expect for the quality offered, I would return.

08-18-2013 01:33:23 | More by johnnnniee
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Northampton Brewery in Northampton, MA
89 out of 100 based on 66 ratings.