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BA SCORE
87
very good

13 Ratings
Ratings: 13
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 13.83%
Taps: 58
Bottles: 500
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Bar, Eatery ]

526 S Mill Ave
Tempe, Arizona, 85281-3723
United States
phone: (480) 638-2337

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @wobtempe

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(Place added by: BMullen on 08-10-2012)
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Drew26

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

08-11-2014 20:44:45 | More by Drew26
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nleaders

Arizona

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

07-03-2014 11:40:16 | More by nleaders
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timlyon

Arizona

2.75/5  rDev -26.9%

06-17-2014 14:28:14 | More by timlyon
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BeerBeast

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

06-08-2014 03:01:26 | More by BeerBeast
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SunDevilBeer

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -20.2%

04-05-2014 02:32:30 | More by SunDevilBeer
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AlexChillton

Arizona

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

01-27-2014 07:24:26 | More by AlexChillton
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Auraan

Arizona

3.81/5  rDev +1.3%

Big, cavernous building with a lot of noise and a typical Mill Avenue feel. Its not a horrible atmosphere if that's your thing, but it was probably the worst part of the bar. Quality was fine, nothing off with the beer, nothing off with anything really. Pretty nice. Service was also fine. I went in the middle of the day on a Friday so it wasn't extremely busy and the bartender did a good job at keeping up with everyone. Selection was fine, a lot of bottle offerings and a pretty good draught selection, though there was nothing extremely special on either count. Good if you want an old standard though. Didn't have any food, it looks like they added some typical pub offerings though, so they do serve food now at least. The value was what killed it. Both bottles and draughts were pretty overpriced, a lot of them going for 50% more than what I've seen at other local bars. Even though the rest of the experience wasn't terrible that really brought it down for me. Overall its not a bad place, but its not amazing either and there are quite a few better places to grab a drink in the Phoenix-Metro area.

01-05-2014 08:36:28 | More by Auraan
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LB_AZ


4.25/5  rDev +13%

11-24-2013 04:03:52 | More by LB_AZ
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VanillaHeat

Arizona

4.24/5  rDev +12.8%

This is the spot I go to for beer. I keep up with the selection on the mobile app and frequently stop on my way home from work. I don't typically go at night because it becomes very crowded, especially on football game days. They have 58 rotating beers on tap, and over 500 bottles. For me the service is descent. I am in there frequently enough that the staff knows me and I don't have any trouble getting a drink.

They introduced food on Labor Day and the flatbread margarita pizza is my favorite thing - not only there, but anywhere. I like the German pretzel, and I had the chicken & waffles. The brat sliders are okay - a little small but good. I have heard the fried shrimp is good and I plan on trying that soon.

11-21-2013 17:13:38 | More by VanillaHeat
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EyePeeAyBryan

Arizona

3.21/5  rDev -14.6%

I flip-flop my feelings about this place constantly.

What does Mill Ave. need more of? Bars! I love the concept behind WOB and I think they really do have good intentions but I have to say, the staff at this place is usually THE WORST!!! My favorite time to go is just after they open, during the week and when the college-student staff is in school (you can actually get the attention of someone instead of watching kids flirt behind the bar). Bottle prices can be ridiculous and draft prices are what you'd expect from a chain bar. No food but staff is great about reminding you that you can bring your own. Unfortunately, I see lots of older people leave because they have no food...but that's pretty irrelevant. Bottle selection is great but draft selection offers too many beers from right around the neighborhood and nothing ever too rare or special. If they do, it's a " Facebook party," too crowded and leaves you questioning why you bother attending these events. Also, if I wanted local beer from the area, I'd go to the source. Quit serving so much local beer!!

If it's early and on a weekday, stop in. If it's late on the weekend, keep walking.

04-10-2013 23:10:38 | More by EyePeeAyBryan
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World of Beer in Tempe, AZ
87 out of 100 based on 13 ratings.