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Legend Beer Brew House

in Hanoi, Viet Nam

2.95/5  rDev n/a | Avg: 2.95
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 2 | food: 2

There is more than one branch of legends, I visited the branch near the lake. Nice and clean with a nice view of the lake. Expensive by local standards. 2 beers on available both are pretty average. Food is poor and expensive.

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Bell In Hand Tavern

in Boston, Massachusetts

3.98/5  rDev +25.2% | Avg: 3.18
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4

I figured i would check out this place as they advertise it as America's oldest tavern, which according to wiki is not true. Anyways, i went to this place early evening and it was cool. A decent band and a decent draft list. They did have grapefruit sculpin on tap though and i was very excited about that. I guess at night it turns more into a party crowd, but i would suggest dropping by if you are the area.

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Gold City Growlers

in Dahlonega, Georgia

3.94/5  rDev n/a | Avg: 3.94
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25

A little shop in the tourist downtown area of Dahlonega, this shop boasts 20 taps for growler fills and a wide range of regional beers. For an out-of-towner like myself it was a great find. Although a little on the expensive side for bottle prices, it was an opportunity to get a lot of different beers I normally don't have access to. The first owner I spoke to was very friendly, knowledgeable, and very helpful including being willing to split up whatever 6 packs I wanted singles of and even pulling a selection of Georgia beers he recommended. The second time I went in, the co-owner was quite a bit less helpful and was in a hurry to get me out of the shop so he could close up. Certainly a worthwhile stop to check out if you're in town.

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Bauer Wine & Spirits

in Boston, Massachusetts

4.41/5  rDev +0.7% | Avg: 4.38
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

A nice little place. Close to the convention center. Not a large beer selection, but a good mix of cold and shelf beer. A fair amount of harder to find beers, but nothing really rare though. Staff was helpful and friendly. A little on the pricer side and they only sell a few individual beers. Worth checking out if in the area.

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Funk Brewing Company

in Emmaus, Pennsylvania

3.97/5  rDev n/a | Avg: 3.97
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75

The brewery taproom is a bar in the brewery space, the brewhouse tanks line the side of the space. There is a medium sized L shaped bar, with about a dozen seats. Also a few tables and drink rails as well.

There are 8 beers on tap, plus a firkin of cask conditioned beer. Not a huge variety of styles - their flagship Cirtus IPA, the double version of Citrus, an Irish Red, an Octoberfest, and a couple of saison and farmhouse brews. The pints I had were good. Every beer was available by 12 oz, 16 oz, or growler.

Bartenders were friendly, they offered a sample taste if you wanted.

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OMNI Brewing Co.

in Maple Grove, Minnesota

3.68/5  rDev n/a | Avg: 3.94
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3

My first visit to this new brewery/taproom. Typical industrial motif - small bar, handful of inside tables and outside seating for the season. One TV, on only when Twins game started; barely audible music; fairly brightly lit.

Very welcoming staff and friendly regular patrons. No food from OMNI, but regular food trucks outside.

Only four beers on tap - 2 sessionable ales, 1 IPA and 1 Sweet Stout. Strongest was 5.8% ABV. I tried two, the IPA and Sweet Stout, and both were reserved/subdued flavors. These might work well with suburban neophytes, but not seasoned geeks. The IPA needed more hops, the stout more of everything - even though flavors were good.

Their beers are very drinkable and I wouldn't hesitate to meet friends there. But, so far I would not seek this place out. Hoping for more varieties coming soon.

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The Heights Bar & Grill

in Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev n/a | Avg: 3.5
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 2.5

Food was not great, beer selection was not super huge or varied. Did appreciate their attention to small local breweries that many had never heard of. Big kudos there. Service was super friendly.

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Playalinda Brewing Company

in Titusville, Florida

4.33/5  rDev +4.6% | Avg: 4.14
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 3.75

A welcomed feature of downtown Titusville, built in the old hardware store, has a down to earth feel,using remnants of the old store, and reclaimed woods from various parts of the country. It has a turn of the century kind of look. Atmosphere can be noisy on a busy night but always friendly, service is quick and attentive, employees have a good knowledge of the products. And if you are unsure of your choice, as sample is gladly offered. Playalinda offers a good variety of rotating house brews as well as guest pours, with bottled choices from local brewers. I would recommend this establishment to any local resident as well as any visitor, you won't be disappointed. They also have just been approved to be building Titusville's first brewery.

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OMNI Brewing Co.

in Maple Grove, Minnesota

4.2/5  rDev n/a | Avg: 3.94
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

They had 3 beers on tap, but it was also opening weekend... Nice bar set up and a nice patio area, will go back in a few months to see what else they are brewing.

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The Pour House

in North Wales, Pennsylvania

4.03/5  rDev n/a | Avg: 4.03
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Went here after see the pope. An amazing selection of beer. I had some fresh diasy cutter and pinedrops.
Had chicken tacos which were good.
The place has a real early 70s rock music vibe with a cool ceiling.
I'm certain to be back

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Dangerous Man Brewing

in Minneapolis, Minnesota

4/5  rDev -1.2% | Avg: 4.05
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Have gone to DM quite a few times since opening which means I must like it. It's usually very busy and tough to get a seat. Mostly a younger crowd. You have to stand in line if you don't have a seat at the bar. Beer is usually above average with something always very good.

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Franciscan Well Micro Brewery

in Cork, Ireland

4.28/5  rDev +5.4% | Avg: 4.06
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.5

The brewery bar is quite nice. It's a small but in the center of Cork, where you can eat woodfired pizzas with a good beer of their own. The place is quite simple but really welcoming. They don't have a big selection of beers but their beers are worth a try!

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The Porterhouse Brewing Company

in Dublin, Ireland

4.43/5  rDev +5.2% | Avg: 4.21
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 3

My favourite pub in Dublin! They brew their own beers and have a really amazing selection of taps and bottles (over a 1,000)!

The Vibe is great: irish or folk music everyday and night. And it's amazing being surronded by all those beer bottles!
Quality : only good beers that's for sure!
The service is not that bad!
The selection is amazing, beers from all around the world
The bar food is not amazing but you're in Ireland damn it!

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Alpha Brewing Company

in Saint Louis, Missouri

3.97/5  rDev +2.1% | Avg: 3.89
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Literally stumbled upon this place after leaving the City Museum.

Had time for one beer, and our beers didnt disappoint. We had a chocolate milk stout and a saison or something. Beers were well made. Wish we would have had more time, but overall a great place to visit while in town!

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Tennessee Brew Works

in Nashville, Tennessee

4.07/5  rDev +1.8% | Avg: 4
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Wanted to check out a local brewery while in Tennessee, and this was the one i chose.

Location was really nice. Cool lights, lots of glass and stone. Live singer songwriter guy added to the ambience.

Beers were solid across the board with the exception of the sweet potato stout. It was unremarkable, light in body, and slightly burnt tasting. I'm a huge stout fan, and this was a major disappointment.

Overall this place was great, and I highly recommend checking this out.

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Armsby Abbey

in Worcester, Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +8.5% | Avg: 4.61
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

This place is near-perfect. The food and beer are at the absolute highest quality. The service is also impeccable. My only minor complaint is some of the seating is a bit too tight.

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Bailey's Taproom

in Portland, Oregon

3.66/5  rDev -16.8% | Avg: 4.4
vibe: 2.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4

Well, let's start with the beer. 20 taps, mostly local, interesting but nothing special. Prices are average maybe a bit higher, handful of random mix of locals bottles. Bartenders are OK, pretty busy and don't seem super knowledgeable, but can't really judge as they are too busy.

Music is loud, dubstep, a bit offensive in music, I realized I went into hipster country to get here too and this is prob the most hipster place I've seen so far.

Typical open cieling with pipes running around, fake brick walls, decent long bar top. Also it's the "fun" part of town, saw cross-dressing stripper pass me on the walk here, some drunk hobos, a bunch of drunk teenagers, thugs, group of hipsters, etc. Even if it was an awesome place, I don't think I'd want to come back. I do like that they tell you how low each keg is on the monitors, as well as on the website.

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Edgemont Beer & Cigars

in Newtown Square, Pennsylvania

1.14/5  rDev -68.5% | Avg: 3.62
vibe: 1 | quality: 1 | service: 1 | selection: 1.5

These people are flat-out LIARS. Their website lists beer that they don't carry and can't carry- they aren't even distributed into the state. They are not helpful, they are not courteous, and they are not knowledgeable. Avoid this place, you will be disappointed. Oh, and the prices on thw items they do have are criminal.

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Bale Breaker Brewing Company

in Yakima, Washington

5/5  rDev +9.4% | Avg: 4.57
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Visited yesterday in the early afternoon.

Awesome place with awesome surroundings. Literally surrounded by hops (or, at least they were before the recent harvest). Beers are excellent. Service was good and orderly -- even when it was very crowded. Friendly staff.

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Pints Brewing Co.

in Portland, Oregon

3.7/5  rDev -3.1% | Avg: 3.82
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5

Tipped to check out this place from the great bartender at Cascade Barrel House. It was between two places I was visiting anyways. It's a smaller place, old brick walls, old wood pillars for walls, smaller wooden bar top and aluminum. 10 taps, all their own beers. Typical prices. Waitress/bartender was OK, can't judge too much as she's managing the bar which is full, as well as tables and the outside tables all by herself. She was friendly and helpful though. The Berliner Weiss was meh.

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Little Ortino's Restaurant

in Schwenksville, Pennsylvania

2.4/5  rDev -37.5% | Avg: 3.84
vibe: 1 | quality: 3 | service: 3 | selection: 1 | food: 4

Now a BYOB. Great pizza. Kind of sad because they always had great draft and 6 pack offerings. Try their other place in Zieglerville if you want a decent craft selection.

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The Bruery

in Placentia, California

4.26/5  rDev -3% | Avg: 4.39
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5

I like The Bruery. There is plenty of parking. The tap room is a cool spot which always has great stuff on tap and usually has some great food provided by a food truck. My main gripe with this place is that it is always extremely busy! Very difficult to grab a beer and find seats at times. Maybe I have just been unlucky but that has been my experience so far.

Despite that...I love dropping by every once in a while and grabbing a flight.

Tip: Hit up Mr. K's liquor afterwards. Its within walking distance and has a great selection.

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Pequa Beverage

in Massapequa Park, New York

4.14/5  rDev +14% | Avg: 3.63
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Stopped in today based on a recommendation of a friend who is local and said this is his go to spot.

Awesome place, huge selection, growler fills, friendly staff.

All the good stuff, locals (Long Island has got more then a few better then decent local brewers) regional, national and internationals. Choices were plenty. Including bottles from Smuttlabs, which I have not seen anywhere else. Great spot if you are in the general area

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Le Saint-Bock

in Montréal, Quebec

4.04/5  rDev +1.3% | Avg: 3.99
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

A good place to visit. Located right downtown. Good tap list and an even better bottle list (the best in the city by far that I saw). Worth a stop.

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L'Amère à Boire

in Montréal, Quebec

3.43/5  rDev -11.6% | Avg: 3.88
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.25

An interesting place but not one of my favourite spots in Montreal. The vibe is kind of dead, especially in the upstairs area. The beer selection was lacking, with 5 offerings, which ranged from good to very good but were all very stylistically safe with the most interesting offering being an IPA.

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