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Tyranena Brewing Company

in Lake Mills, Wisconsin

4.36/5  rDev +2.1% | rAvg: 4.27
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Love this place. It is clean, laid back and just flat out makes you feel comfortable. Quality is high - beer is fresh, glassware is clean and appropriate. The service is attentive without being overbearing. Pretzels and mustard is available at no charge - if you're hungary you can bring your own food in, use the grill out back or eat from a local food truck. Well worth the stop if you're on your way from MKE to Madison or vice versa. (437 characters)

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Banter

in Brooklyn, New York

4.05/5  rDev n/a | rAvg: 4.18
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

If you are a European Football (soccer) fan and a beer lover, this is the place for you. They show all the EPL games, La Liga, Serie A, Bundesligs etc. moving on to the beer...most sports bar serve macro swill...not this one! Their selection, although not earth shattering, is quite decent and features local craft brews, german beers and some of the better know micro brews from around the U.S. Great festive atmosphere to watch soccer, cool British bartender(I think he might have been the owner) and friendly service, vibe and patrons. I will definetely go back. (565 characters)

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Clinton Hall

in New York, New York

3.8/5  rDev n/a | rAvg: 4.3
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4

Located in the New York City's financial district and near the Freedom Towers. Decent tap and bottle selection of quality beer. The drawback is that it gets crowded and loud with Wall Street types. As a result, the service is slow since the crowded bar is overrun with d bags and alpha types who cut in front of you when ordering. I will give this place another chance or two because of its selection, but overall, the crowd is not my scene at all.
I didn't rate the food since I did not eat, but, it looked decent. (516 characters)

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Laughing Sun Brewing Co.

in Bismarck, North Dakota

4.15/5  rDev n/a | rAvg: 4.25
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.75

Nice place. They have a small sitting area in front of the place which is nice on a warm summer evening. The service was fantastic and the beers were tasty. Went on a Saturday evening and it wasn't packed even though there was a band playing. Overall, a very nice place to relax if you are in Bismarck North Dakota. (320 characters)

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Spezial Keller

in Bamberg, Germany

3.96/5  rDev n/a | rAvg: 4.13
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Outstanding views of Bamberg! A bit of a hike to get there, but well worth the effort! ...and they have Spezialbier on draft! Great in summer! Recommended! (160 characters)

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Wilde Rose Keller

in Bamberg, Germany

3.89/5  rDev n/a | rAvg: 3.8
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

One of the best spots in Bamberg. The walk up to the location is long and steep, but worth the effort. The beer is excellent (note that it varies) and tastes better AFTER the climb up! It is shady and very pleasant. The food is basic but excellent! Recommended! (266 characters)

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Frankenmuth Brewery

in Frankenmuth, Michigan

4.06/5  rDev +9.1% | rAvg: 3.72
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.75

Decided to have dinner here after a day in town with the wife and kids. Saturday evening, so there was a wait of about a half hour. Took the kids to look at the tanks in the meantime, and a waitress offered to get us drinks and an appetizer while waiting for a table. Our waiter was just as friendly. Service was quick, food was good, beer was solid.
The building is great looking inside and out, and if it wasn't so rainy, we could have sat on the patio overlooking the Cass River.
Well worth the stop while in Frankenmuth.

Beer sold by bottle, case, cans, growler. 15 varieties on tap on this visit. (603 characters)

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de Garde Brewing

in Tillamook, Oregon

4.53/5  rDev -3.8% | rAvg: 4.71
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4

Went on a Friday night and to the Q3 2015 party. Excellent beers of course, chill vibe, very friendly and prompt service. Out in the middle of nowhere and not much to do besides look at barrels, but still fun. (209 characters)

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Lavery Brewing Company

in Erie, Pennsylvania

4.13/5  rDev n/a | rAvg: 4.35
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

We stopped in driving thru town on a road trip with our two small kids and the place and people were the perfect medicine after a day on the road. Small limited menu but tasty nonetheless. They had 7-9 beers on tap plus root beer, we tried the IPA, Belgian cream ale and pumpkin stout. All flavorful and well crafted. Nothing overwhelming but definitely worth checking out, especially if I were local, I'd throw my support behind them and be a regular. Took a sixer of IPA cans to go, cheers from the hotel room. (516 characters)

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Hamilton Family Brewery

in Rancho Cucamonga, California

4.54/5  rDev n/a | rAvg: 4.41
vibe: 5 | quality: 4 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

Impressed with the selection of local fruit-based IPA's. Chill place to try out some new beers and enjoy the afternoon. A good find in an unsuspecting place! (158 characters)

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Microbrasserie Le Castor

in Rigaud, Quebec

3.28/5  rDev n/a | rAvg: 3.28
vibe: 2 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3 | selection: 3

The facebook page for this brewery is very well done. I say that because the actual place is somewhat bare. Mind you I went early on and it was deserted...so I purchased some beer and went on my way. The person at the cash was as high as a kite...not very professional...especially if you only have ONE day with opening hours...holding back for a few hours shouldn't be that difficult, or hire someone competent. Love the Yakima IPA, but I will not return to this location. (477 characters)

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350 Brewing Co.

in Tinley Park, Illinois

4.33/5  rDev n/a | rAvg: 4.37
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

First time here after stopping at Tribes down the road.

Vibe- Concrete floors, bar, and a metal ceiling with a room full of people equals loud. A decent amount of seating with some metal music barely heard in the background.

Quality- Glasses are clean, beer looks and tastes fresh.

Service- Plenty of staff, very attentive.

Selection- Nice assortment of styles. There were 13 on tap the day I was here. Something for everyone. (434 characters)

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Hair of the Dog Brewing Company / Brewery and Tasting Room

in Portland, Oregon

4.2/5  rDev -1.2% | rAvg: 4.25
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3

My wife and I tried a sample of all of their beer on tap. I feel that all of their beer is well balanced and not one flavor overwhelmed the beer. Overall I would say this is a place worth visiting. (199 characters)

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Total Wine & More

in Huntington Beach, California

3.84/5  rDev n/a | rAvg: 3.92
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4

Great selection of craft beer and other stuff I walked right by. The cooler in back has a select group of high end brews that are worth looking through.
I was third in line last year on Black Friday with my favorite son in law and we each were able to buy a great Bourbon County six and some singles. And even in that carnival atmosphere the entire staff seemed happy to be there and were willing to answer all of our beer questions
I'll be back. (450 characters)

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Brewerkz - Riverside Point

in Singapore, Singapore

3.53/5  rDev -9% | rAvg: 3.88
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3

Much of my 12 years in Singapore was spent at Brewerkz. The food was pretty good, but the beer was great. It's expensive, but alcohol is just expensive in Singapore, and you have to get used to it. I would much rather spend my money on the good beer at Brewerkz than spend 12 Sing dollars on a bottle of Tiger at a restaurant. I look forward to going back the next time I return to the Lion City. (400 characters)

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Hops Grillhouse & Brewery

in Alexandria, Virginia

3.56/5  rDev +12.3% | rAvg: 3.17
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Stopped in for a flight and some lunch. The flight consisted of 5 pours: the seasonal Cervesa, and the four mainstays.) Their two lagers are quite poor, the cervesa was acceptable, as were the two ales. I got a bacon burger, which came out quickly and was good. Fries had a nice crisp to them. (297 characters)

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Moat Mountain Smoke House & Brewing Co.

in North Conway, New Hampshire

4.05/5  rDev +1.8% | rAvg: 3.98
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4.5

This is a great place to stop after a long day of site seeing. The beer selection is good. The best beer they had out of the sampler of 7 was thr Hoffman Weiss closely followed by iron Mikes pale. (196 characters)

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Diamond Bear Brewing Company

in North Little Rock, Arkansas

3.9/5  rDev n/a | rAvg: 3.9
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

Came in and had a few before my "surprise" b-day party. Place is pretty nice. Good atmosphere. Staff was very friendly. Employees knew about their products. The selection was also pretty good. Had the sandwich special of the day, which I also enjoyed. Will definitely return. (275 characters)

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Baffin Brewing Company

in Saint Clair Shores, Michigan

4.93/5  rDev n/a | rAvg: 4.93
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75

A perfect microbrew. Stopped in on a quiet Saturday and stared with a flight. It's a friendly place and the beers are all unique and excellent. The cherry underwood was unbelievable. (184 characters)

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Pollyanna Brewing Company

in Lemont, Illinois

3.88/5  rDev n/a | rAvg: 4.14
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.5

-Good vibe, tons of natural light. Decor is 'comfortable industrial', could also be described as minimalist. Clean. Awesome view of the brewing area, barrels included. Outdoor seating is available, as well as a party room.
-No kitchen, but outside food is welcome, and they sometimes have food trucks.
-Only their beers are available on draft, which are all good. Flights are available, and they have a cool placemat with a spot for each beer and a brief description of it. Good range of styles available. There might have been a few outside beers available in bottle/can.
-Growlers/howlers available, but none of their packaged stuff. Merchandise available as well.
-They also name all of their fermenters and explain them in the menu, which is like a mini history lesson. You can tell they want to make it fun for the public, and themselves.
-Great service, they can chat if you want to chat, or can just sit back and enjoy watching people enjoying their beer- non-intrusive.
-Good value, too. I remember doing a double-take at how low our bill was.
-TVs, but not annoying.
-Bonus, there is a beer/wine place next door if you want a bigger selection to bring home.

Great place to grab a beer, especially in the daytime (I love how beer looks in natural light, and daydrinking). It's somewhat remote, but worth an out-of-the-way visit. (1,337 characters)

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Liquid Latitude

in Gulf Shores, Alabama

4.04/5  rDev n/a | rAvg: 3.72
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

With very limited options in Gulf Shores, this place is worth a stop if looking for some good craft beer. Overall good selection for such a small place. Had some fresh Westbrook and Sixpoint brews among others. A nice plus is the growler station, 5 or 6 taps with some fresh Jai Alai and another local DIPA. Staff was very friendly and somewhat knowledgable. Only negative was some of the brews in the walk-in cooler were very old, so just keep an eye on the dates. (465 characters)

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Lavery Brewing Company

in Erie, Pennsylvania

3.51/5  rDev n/a | rAvg: 4.35
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75

Cool little joint, you can see all of the equipment when you come in. Barkeeps were very inviting (especially with our 3 kids). No food when we went, they had a food truck outside. Quality disclaimer: most of their brews were nice, clean, etc. However, their Berliner had major issues and should NOT have been on tap. It smelled like barf. Was not properly soured. It should have been detected and dumped. Other brews were just fine, rauchbier, pumpkin stout, black lager, and Dulachian IPA (with Voodoo). Lace Curtain Belgian was really nice. Honestly, I wouldn't go back personally due to the Berliner issue, but they are probably still worth a shot in Erie. (660 characters)

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Brewtus Brewing Company

in Sharon, Pennsylvania

4.4/5  rDev n/a | rAvg: 4.4
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Really cool joint in Sharon PA. Set up with a prohibition-era vibe. Nice bar area. We sat at a booth (with our 3 kids). It was quiet when we were there in the afternoon. Great happy hour deals on most beers. Servers were great as well. Had a flight with a cherry wheat, Belgian, milk stout, porter, session IPA, and IPA. Prices were moderate. $1.50 for a Gum Shoe hefeweisen! The beers were really well-done, clean, and to style. We were quite surprised by how nice all of the brews were. Standard pub grub, which was also done quite well. I would give Brewtus my seal of approval. Give it a try if you are in the area! (619 characters)

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Beverage Warehouse

in Winooski, Vermont

4.82/5  rDev +12.6% | rAvg: 4.28
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75

I love this place!

I took my family on a last-minute getaway to Burlington this year, and the day we were leaving, I thought I would hit a local store to find some local beer. I wasn't hunting Heady, but accidentally walked in (to the end of the line) at a distribution day with a bonus of Sip of Sunshine. Made it through the line twice, ended up talking with the staff for at least a half hour, and came out with some beers they didn't have out on the shelves. Such nice people, everywhere. Not the crabby people hating on beer travelers, but friendly people interested in other people's interest in good beer. I will make sure to visit this store any time I am in the area. (677 characters)

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Rams Head Tavern

in Annapolis, Maryland

4/5  rDev +3.6% | rAvg: 3.86
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.75

Historic Annapolis pub mixed with live music venue and craft beer brewing. Start by going downstairs, which is often overlooked but packed with history and grab yourself a Fordham. Then make your way out back to sit on the patio and enjoy some quality bar food, lively atmosphere and a nice selection of beers. The patio can get packed with young families on weekend afternoons around brunch but that will shift late afternoon.
Service is laid back and can be a bit slow when on the patio area (493 characters)

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