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The Foundry

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10 Reviews
Reviews: 10
Visits: 23
rAvg: 4.48
pDev: n/a
Taps: 15
Bottles: 28
Cask: N
[ Bar, Eatery ]

24 Main St
Northampton, Massachusetts, 01060-3142
United States
phone: (413) 584-1111

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @foundrynoho

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Reviews: 10 | Visits: 23
Photo of davewlfpckfan29
4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

This place is getting better and better everytime I go in there.

They keep 8 diverse beers on draft at all times.
Usually a couple local brews, a couple Shelton Brother's imports
and a couple unique choices from west coast brewries.

They have a great staff, and a wonderful atmosphere. (292 characters)

Photo of TheBoyWithTheFilthyLaugh
5/5  rDev +11.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

A wonderful place with a tastefully curated list. Staff is great, as is the food. They also tend to host very nice special events, so it's worth following them on the social media platform of your choice to stay in the loop. Overall this place is a gem and a great addition to the Northampton beer scene. (304 characters)

Photo of CliffwoodBch
4.94/5  rDev +10.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Last time I was up there, about 2 weeks ago, I had beer flight with a hot sandwich, the Blacksmith.

I had the Mandarina Bavaria, Victory Summer Love, Troegs Sunshine Pils, Fraoch Heather Ale, and Tucher Hefeweizen. I really enjoyed the Sunshine Pils, and the Heather Ale. I hadn't had any of them before, and figure by the time I get back that way they will offer a whole new selection. I can't wait.

The sandwich was hot pressed, and I ordered the side greens. A perfect meal to go with perfect beer. Can't wait to get back there before the Fall. (550 characters)

Photo of Vinylglove68
4.73/5  rDev +5.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4

I pass by here all the time, didn't know they had beer on tap. These two girls who look like they could be freshmen in college just schooled me in beer. Sour beers? Lacto and Brett's? Discovered I like Gueuze and Flanders Ales.
I really like the decor and vibe. The well educated staff was awesome. I'll be visiting The Foundry more often. (341 characters)

Photo of SharonNelson
4.63/5  rDev +3.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Came here with my boyfriend one afternoon and we had such a great time that I thought I'd write a review as I am finishing my awesome beer(Boulevard Saison Brett) which you don't see on draft but it was here. The bartenders were so informative about beers and super friendly. I wish they were located in Waterbury, VT. They'd make a great fit with Prohibition Pig and The Reservoir. Definitely come back here again for some exciting beers. (439 characters)

Photo of AlbertCams
4.06/5  rDev -9.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Heard about this place so I dropped in for a beer. Small tap list, but an Excellent one at that! They have flights of beers so I had a Boulevard Saison Brett, Bahnhof Buckwheat Berlinerweisse, Pretty Things Fringe Pale Ale and an Allagash Ginger Wit. Not bad for a place with under 12 taps. The others beers where great but I had them before. Nice Belgian bottle selection; they had Love Child #4 and the Liepziger Gose on bottle. It was a tough decision but went with the Love Child because it comes out once a year. Delicious! Good sourness and went great with my cheese plate. The look of this place is awesome with proper glassware. They told me they will be serving Cantillon, Dieu de Ciel and De Stuise on July 3rd for an event - I will be there! After a few beers I walked out with an excellent cold brewed ice coffee. I wish I lived around the corner. (859 characters)

Photo of Aberdeen_Brews
4.95/5  rDev +10.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

I love the craft beer selection and how it always offers me something new I haven't tried before. I get the snack platter with an assortment of meats, cheeses, and little olives and pickles. And if it is meal time, I really like their sandwiches. The atmosphere is wood tones and slightly dark, with soft music so I can talk to my friends. The staff is quite knowledgeable about the beer selection. They seek out new and exciting brews. I visit often as I can. (460 characters)

Photo of SpicyGose
4.33/5  rDev -3.3%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4 | service: 5 | selection: 4 | food: 4

I stumbled into this place for a latte and discovered a great curated tap and bottle list. They have 10 great taps that rotate with some local, some imports, some rare domestic and great craft breweries. I drop in about twice a week for new beers or some I hope that haven't kicked yet. I tasted my first German IPA here, a gruit, an excellent session IPA and some really good saisons. The owners do a great job with their taps and are very knowledgeable. They taught me about Belgian Tripels and I can't wait to have one there next time. It's a one stop shop for a great lattes and excellent beers. They got this spicy lemonade that's amazing! (644 characters)

Photo of WutAlesyou
3.81/5  rDev -15%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 3.25

This place has some excellent beers on tap and in bottles. Located in a town with over 250 taps, this place does a nice rotating their curated selection with only 10 taps. Some of the beers on taps I've seen there were Evil Twin, Monks Cafe, Andechs, Lost Nation, De la Senne, Pretty Things, Ayinger, The Bruery and Maine to name a few. The good part about their small selection is that the beers move and you won't encounter a flat beer. Also, they have a great glass selection and your beer will pour into the proper glass. (525 characters)

Photo of ventura78
3.88/5  rDev -13.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

Located across from the Dirty Truth, The Foundry is a nice place to stop in for a beer or two plus an appetizer. Today they had Taras Boulba on tap and Orval as the featured bottle. I enjoyed a nice cheese plate there with my wife , along with the Taras Boulba and a Karmeliet Tripel.

The beer selection is a bit small, but there are some solid choices. I'm looking forward to more visits. (392 characters)

The Foundry in Northampton, MA
95 out of 100 based on 10 ratings.