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The Cask Republic

Not Rated.
The Cask RepublicThe Cask Republic
BA SCORE
93
outstanding

25 Reviews
Reviews: 25
Visits: 56
Avg: 4.24
pDev: n/a
Taps: 54
Bottles: 80
Cask: Y
[ Bar, Eatery ]

181 Crown St
New Haven, Connecticut, 06510-3005
United States
phone: (475) 238-8335 | map
www.thecaskrepublic.com

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Place added by: naproxen on 01-08-2011

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Reviews: 25 | Visits: 56
Reviews by seplo:
Photo of seplo
4.2/5  rDev -0.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 3.5

I've been here a bunch of times, early when they first opened and more latley, simply because they have happy hour pricing on the craft beer.Big bar with plenty of room.
I've always liked the atmosphere. Its got a combo of beer geeks, Yalies and older ppl that know about beer.But they also have BMC so you do get some of the other crowd.
They do have unique and good food but its definitly over priced for what you get.
They have an awesome selection of beer.50+ tap lines plus an extensive btl list(if you have the money buy a btl, but i recommend to buy it a store to save yourself some cash). The bartenders are knowledgable and the give samples(always a plus)
Service could be a little better/faster in my opinion. I've been there when it has been dead and it has taken a while to get my next beer.
I always make a point to stop in when i'm in New Haven even if it's just to see the tap list and i usually end up sitting downand having a couple pints and chatting it up with Chad behind the bar.
It's definity a place to hit up if you're in the Elm City

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More User Reviews:
Photo of CayseyW
4.53/5  rDev +6.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Photo of wisrarebeer
4.26/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 3.75

Photo of BranfordBound
4.7/5  rDev +10.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

People say Eli Cannon's is the craft beer bar in CT. I think then that it would make Cask the craft beer mecca for CT.

Food is creative and delicious, albeit pricey (hey it's downtown New Haven).

Beer is phe-nom-en-al! So many taps of so much real craft. I always get something new when I go there. Everything rotates. The cask selection is usually OK, never really had anything amazing from it.

Service is attentive and knowledgeable. Crowd can be a bit pretentious at times, due to its proximity to Yale, but I've never had a problem with it. Can be a bit noisy as the night goes on and goes from dinner to bar crowd.

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Photo of dipaslife4me
4.88/5  rDev +15.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.25

Photo of Uconnelmo
4.43/5  rDev +4.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of CTJman
4.29/5  rDev +1.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of psweendogg
4.21/5  rDev -0.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of Urge2Blink
3.66/5  rDev -13.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

Mediocre bartender with mediocre knowledge. Tap list was better than average but nothing too wild on draft. It is a nice large bar with good bar seating and communal seating.

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Photo of Sweffin
4.25/5  rDev +0.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of BrewSensei
4/5  rDev -5.7%

Photo of RBCORCORAN
4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

Really nice wooden bar and great tap selection. Had an order of wings with a couple beers and everything was outstanding. Second round i ordered a Spencer Trappist ale and kicked the keg 3/4 of the way through the fill so got it free and really enjoyed it and the price was right.
Over all the place is well worth the visit and will stop by again when in the area'
My only complaint was that they were having a fruit fly problem , went out for a smoke and came back to find two in my beer. Fished them out and went back to sipping on my beer .

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Photo of harrod12
5/5  rDev +17.9%

Photo of BrahptimusPrime
4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

Photo of DrunkinYogi
4/5  rDev -5.7%

Great place ....good selection and service. Beware of parking meters 30 minute max...they will take your money and not add time...on the plus side was able to park right outside so feeding the meter was manageable.

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Photo of HamdenHector
4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

Photo of StephRai
4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

Photo of LutherBrau
4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

Exceptional Rotating Draught List and expansive bottle selection. Excellent food and great atmosphere; my favorite bar in New Haven!

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Photo of SABERG
4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

We have been here 3 times now, each afternoon visits.
Space is well laid out, lighting good, not to loud. I can see that change with 200 people.
Staff is attentive without being overbearing. The menu is well curated, and the beer list is comprehensive.
We each had 2 small plates and 2 drafts, the value to expense is solid. Not inexpensive but well done.
Enjoy a trip to New Haven and check them out.

Cheers all

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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

Photo of abrodsky
4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

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5/5  rDev +17.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

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The Cask Republic in New Haven, CT
93 out of 100 based on 25 ratings.