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Brick Store Pub

Not Rated.
Brick Store PubBrick Store Pub
BA SCORE
100
world-class

241 Ratings
Ratings: 241
Reviews: 193
rAvg: 4.69
pDev: 6.4%
Taps: 25
Bottles: 185
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Bar, Eatery ]

125 E Court Sq
Decatur, Georgia, 30030-2521
United States
phone: (404) 687-0990

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @brickstorepub

Notes:
Beer and cheese tastings 1st Monday of every month starting at 6pm. 5 beers and 5 cheeses for $25.

Sometimes special beers are not on the menu. Ask and you shall receive.

Occasional cask tappings, gravity poured. Vintage beer room is now open - ask to see the list.

Limited parking out front, but there are two garages only a short walk away. For public transportation, the Decatur Marta train station entrance is only about 50 yards away.

Want a cellar tour or to meet the publicans? Any beer advocate planning a trip should beermail pghlee or Brickstoredave in advance.

(Place added by: aracauna)
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Reviews by Bonhoeffer:
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4.7/5  rDev +0.2%

Heaven. I have a dream. That one day, i'll live within walking distance of the Brick Store, or at least a passable equivalent.

Atmosphere is perfect. Nice American updating of a classic British pub theme. Food is also Americanized (read: improved) versions of pub fare, with some nice additions. I had a corned beef sandwich that was very good, accompanied by a superb house salad, which they don't upcharge for if you opt for that instead of chips. Really, you can choose between chips, fries, or a top-o-the-line house salad with all sorts of gourmet toppings.

The beer selection is the best in the Southeast for a beer bar. Period. They have pretty much everything you can get in Atlanta. Similar to Green's having it all at retail. Here, you can drink it on premise in the great atmosphere, with great food, and good service, too.

We ate here just before heading back for a 2 1/2 drive to Birmingham, so i couldn't imbibe very much. I had one glass of Aventinus on tap. Beautiful. Served in apropriate Aventinus glassware, which is unheard of in Alabama. Not only do we not have Aventinus here because of the paternalistic prohibition-era laws still impeding our beer choices, but NO ONE in this state serves beer in proper glassware. It was so nice to see it done right.

This will be a critical stop for me every time i'm in Atlanta.

Bonhoeffer, Nov 07, 2005
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Absolutely love this place. Beer selection is uncanny with the infamous upstairs Belgian bar. Food is fantastic, great value and the bar tenders and patrons can't be beat. In my top 3 places to have a beer.

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Atlanta is lucky. This and the porter are amazing places. Both in my top 10 in the country. Great taps, great vintage list, great food.

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Made this a must visit on my trip to Atlanta. We were seated up in the back by the Belgian bar. Selection included taplists for both bars, and I went for the local stuff.

Server knew what they poured and glassware was spot on for everything, and in brewery marked glasses (nice touch).

Service was good and the crowd on a Saturday afternoon was a nice subdued group of craft drinkers. This place is in an eclectic artsy area. It fits in perfectly and is a relaxed place.

Food is generic pub grub. Decent but don't expect much.

I'd go back here as I'd say its the best option in Atlanta.

socon67, Aug 09, 2014
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4.41/5  rDev -6%

Saw this advertised on Atlanta Eats. My wife and I went on a Friday night. Was crowded, but still had a great time. Sat in the Upstairs Belgium bar. For as big a crowd the service was great. Food was a little expensive, but was good. I would stick to the sandwiches if you are upstairs. Server was very knowledgable about the beer, and even with as busy as they were sent me two samples.

I would like to go back and actually enjoy just the beer, definitely will go back.

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I've been to a lot of amazing pubs on this planet, and this one places in the upper echelon.

First, the beer selection rotates quickly, and through local and far away providers. There are large open spaces and alcoves and great bar seating to satisfy a wide swath of the intro/extro-vert spectrum. The beer "cellar", an upstairs climate controlled room, would leave even the casual beer adventurer with a slack jaw. The selection of bottles is nothing short of exciting.

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This is one of the finest establishments I've had the privilege of visiting.

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Brick Store Pub in Decatur, GA
100 out of 100 based on 241 ratings.