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British Beer Company

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British Beer CompanyBritish Beer Company
BA SCORE
89
very good

22 Ratings
Ratings: 22
Reviews: 18
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 13.1%
Taps: 0
Bottles: 0
Cask:
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Bar, Eatery ]

412 Main Street
Hyannis, Massachusetts, 02601
United States
phone: (508) 771-1776

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Reviews by mltobin:
Photo of mltobin
3.38/5  rDev -14.9%

In Hyannis, this is a great spot to have some quality pints and listen to a cover band with your friends. A decent selection of about 20 beers on tap to choose from.
The most recent visit to this Cape drinkers staple consisted of a few pints of stout and a band that played a lot of old rock, i.e. Rolling Stones, etc.
For food, I kept it simple with a burger and fries, standard bar fare and always goes well with some pints.
The Cape only has so much nightlife and for the demographic of this website, BBC is certainly at the top of the list.

mltobin, Jan 16, 2008
More User Reviews:
Photo of richobrien
3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

richobrien, Sep 01, 2014
Photo of smanson56
4/5  rDev +0.8%

smanson56, Aug 03, 2014
Photo of JKV96
4/5  rDev +0.8%

JKV96, Jun 16, 2014
Photo of Jodi215
4.09/5  rDev +3%

We stopped here for lunch while touring Cape Cod. We really enjoyed this place. The atmosphere is English Pub, lots of wood, very cozy and well done. They have a small patio outside on the street. We sat inside and were very comfortable. Service was friendly and reasonably fast. The waitress had never heard of a cask but otherwise the beer selection on draft was outstanding. I had the fish and chips and it was excellent and my husband had the Shepards pie which was also excellent. Very generous portions. Best fish and chips I've had this trip. Value was good for what we got. We would go back here if ever in the area again.

Jodi215, May 14, 2014
Photo of jwps214
4/5  rDev +0.8%

jwps214, Mar 03, 2014
Photo of arktos
4/5  rDev +0.8%

Stopped in last night after pizza at Palio's (delicious by the way). Pub is clean and comfortable - only one bartender but it's the off season and she handled things fine and was pleasant.

Decent bottle selection and their draft selection is easily the best in the area (about 25) - they have a few local brews which is always nice to try out and they have no problem pouring samples if asked. Had an Allagash Black and a couple Cape Cod Porters, wife had Harpoon 100 Barrel Series Catamount Maple Wheat.

Checked out their "On Draught" list online beforehand and seemed to be up to date (http://www.britishbeer.com/menu-beer.asp?p=3).

Was only a few local folks there when we stopped in. I'm sure it gets much busier during warmer months but that won't stop me from visiting while on vacation this summer. Recommend if in the area.

arktos, Feb 22, 2011
Photo of Ottoman112579
5/5  rDev +25.9%

The British Beer Company in Hyannis is a great place to enjoy a quality meal matched with the perfect beer. The staff is very knowledgeable and courteous. Bar staff among the best I ever had the privilege of being served by.

27 beers on tap and countless bottles, both American and Imported. They are from all corners of the world. They are always getting new beers on tap and in the bottles.

The menu is very diverse including vegetarian and gluten free menus. Specials are well thought out and are always changing. The chefs are among the best on Cape Cod! The BBC also has pizza. You have your choice between regular and multi-grain crust! There is even a gluten free pizza crust.

So when you are in the mood for an enjoyable eating experience at a reasonable price, paired with an exceptional selection of beers and wines then you really should give them a try!

Ottoman112579, Jun 11, 2010
Photo of ppoitras
4.95/5  rDev +24.7%

Recently visited again, and had a superb experience. Great brews, so many menu items I wanted to try that we went to BBC Walpole the next day, excellent service and food, bumped all my numbers up. You should check them out.

5/24/04
Nice place to enjoy a brew and some food. Nice decor meant to simulate a British Pub atmosphere, and they seem have done a good job, from the many British accents from the hired help to the dark wood everywhere. Brits would most likely say that's more like what an American would expect a pub in England to be like, but that's good enough for me, until I get over there to make the call myself.

Many British brews available, and the three I picked off the menu were all still in stock, which is always a bonus. Seemed odd that it looked like everything I had was on nitro, from Tetley's (as per usual presentation) to Fuller's London Porter to Belhaven Scottish, but whatever. Wish they'd get some cask in there and really impress me, but it was still a pleasant variety of 27 brews on tap, inc BMC products, although there were only one or two wasting taps, I think.

Food was excellent again (BBQ Chicken pizza, salad, and fried Monterey Jack), although 10-15 minutes after placing our order we were informed they were out of our original order of Pulled Pork pizza. Don't know what the big lag was between order and reorder, but it wasn't our waitress' fault, so I didn't ding their service rating much. Damn, we'd been looking forward to it since having last spring, but, oh well, better luck next year.

A relatively good place to visit on the somewhat (except for neighbor Hyport Brewery) brewpub-barren mainland Cape Cod. Worth trying if in the area.

ppoitras, Jun 18, 2009
Photo of Coutastic
4.68/5  rDev +17.9%

I live close to the British Beer Company in Sandwich and love going there as well. I go to the location in Hyannis for the number of beers. On the main street in Hyannis there are many restaurants and bars. The BBC is the only one with any kind of beer selection. They have 27 beers on tap, and about 40 in bottles. You will find many English style beers on tap including Fuller's Porter, London Pride, and ESB. They also have some of the classic choices like Stella Artois, Guinness, Bass, and Smithwicks. They also have the limited edition Guinness 250. In bottle they have a great selection of the Samuel Smith products from the Taddy Porter to the IPA. I've also tried the Well's Banana Bread Beer, which is actually pretty good.

The food is also something special. As I read some of the other reviews, I noticed some negative comments. I inquired about the fish and chips (enjoyed it very much). The batter is made with one of the Fuller's beers especially for the BBC. It does have a unique taste, but a great treat for beer lovers and great for the British Pub feel.

Service is great with a knowledgeable and attentive staff. The decor and old British dark wood really makes for an amazing experience. If you are in there area, this is a must!

Coutastic, Jun 04, 2009
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British Beer Company in Hyannis, MA
89 out of 100 based on 22 ratings.