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WHYM Craft Beer Cafe

Not Rated.
WHYM Craft Beer CafeWHYM Craft Beer Cafe
BA SCORE
91
outstanding

17 Ratings
Ratings: 17
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 9.98%
Taps: 9
Bottles: 15
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Bar, Eatery ]

3548 Lafayette St
Portsmouth, New Hampshire, 03801-6061
United States
phone: (603) 501-0478

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(Place added by: rbowser on 06-13-2013)
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mklisz, Aug 13, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

JKV96, Jul 28, 2014
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Pwbres, Jul 16, 2014
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3.01/5  rDev -26.8%

Stopped in on a Tuesday late afternoon. Tap selection was weak (MBC Lunch kicked the day before I was there) and prices were higher than I find at craft beer places in Boston. Clown Shoes Galactica was priced as a $9 pint, but served in a 12 oz. pour. No A/C and no TV for the World Cup, the place kind of looks like a dump to me. Old restaurant/lodge kinda thing behind a dumpy hotel (short-term apartments?) on Rte. 1 in NH. Not worth seeking out and I do not understand the praise this place gets. Didn't try the food. The guy behind the bar was nice.

But hey, they've got a summer cornhole tournament about to start up.

EnronCFO, Jul 11, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

LilLJStuff, Jun 18, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev +2.2%

Stopped here for lunch while exploring the New England coast. We heard about it from a salesmen we met at a Liquor store named Kappys. He said the name stood for the ingredients in beer. W for water, H for hops, Y for yeast and M for malt. Atmosphere was nice yet casual. the location is behind a motel so very secluded. Quality was excellent. Service was friendly and helpful, wait time was reasonable. Beer selection could use some improvment but was decent. I had the fish and chips and it was the best I've had on this vacation. Huge piece of fish with crispy batter and a wonderful ginger tartar sauce. Best tartar sauce I've had ever. The guys had hamburgers and said they were delcious. Value was very reasonable.

Jodi215, May 22, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -20.9%

Janeinma, May 20, 2014
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4.53/5  rDev +10.2%

I can't say enough about WHYM, it has everything a craft beer cafe should. Alex and Gretchin are great owners, very knowledgeable and personable, and truly have a must-visit establishment. Over the last few years we've hopped around from place to place trying to find a respectable mix of good craft beer and good food, WHYM has neither. In fact, they have a great mix of craft beers and great food! Put that into a great atmosphere, comfortable lounging, fireplace, music and NO TVs, and you've got yourself a place you'll want to visit regularly. Sure there are times when things are busy and hectic or the service slows a bit, but when you're in that environment, there's no need to rush! WHYM hosts unbelievable beer dinners and fun trivia nights, also.

Honestly, I haven't found anything that I dislike about WHYM, other than it's location not being across the street from my house!

rosstracy, Apr 30, 2014
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WHYM Craft Beer Cafe in Portsmouth, NH
91 out of 100 based on 17 ratings.