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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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Benelux Brewpub & Café

in Montréal, Quebec

4.03/5  rDev +0.2% | Avg: 4.02
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

This is a really cool place located in an extremely off spot in town at the foot of an office/condo high rise. The beer was very good and the variety of different styles was also good - offerings included a stout, saison, pale ale, DIPA, Flemish Red (among others). Really cool and vibrant atmosphere.

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Vices & Versa

in Montréal, Quebec

4.01/5  rDev -6.5% | Avg: 4.29
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4

This is a really nice spot that takes a taxi to get to from downtown as a tourist, but is worth the trip. Great atmosphere, excellent service and a nice variety of options on tap. A good representation of different Quebec breweries was available. Had the nachos to eat, which were very good.

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Kompaan Bier

in Den Haag, Netherlands

4.36/5  rDev n/a | Avg: 4.36
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

Best craft brewery tasting room in NL so far. Industrial setting adds some extra flavor. Some good own experimental beers on tap, eg barrel aged, and some great beers from other breweries. This one is going to make it, it blows many others out of the water quality wise. Food OK. Worth a trip, take a cab...

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Council Rock Brewery

in Cooperstown, New York

4.04/5  rDev +7.7% | Avg: 3.75
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Nice long beer list. Sadly, I couldn't try very much.
Food was good. The garlic pesto fries are excellent.
The service was friendly if a little slow.

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Cooperstown Brewing Company

in Milford, New York

3.49/5  rDev -1.4% | Avg: 3.54
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5

Nice little taproom. Friendly staff, despite having just dealt with a bus full of drunken college kids. The beer is pretty mediocre, though. Worth a stop if your in Cooperstown anyway.

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Peticolas Brewing Company

in Dallas, Texas

3.54/5  rDev n/a | Avg: 3.83
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.25 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3

Food truck with $9 seven inch cheese pizza with additional costs for additional toppings sits out back while I pay $10 for 3 pints, no not 1 or 2 it has to be 3 pints. Well I'd prefer to try more beers say in 4 to 6 ounces servings so I don't pay so much for beers I don't care for, etc. Anyway this place has a pretty decent vibe and drinkable beer - they'll do just fine.

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Boylan Bridge Brewpub

in Raleigh, North Carolina

2.44/5  rDev -31.8% | Avg: 3.58
vibe: 2 | quality: 2.5 | service: 3 | selection: 2

Less than a dozen patrons on a Saturday afternoon during Bluegrass Festival. Kind of run down/dirty. No flights. Gandydancer DIPA okay. Not remarkable. Given a choice, go to Crank Arm a few blocks away.

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Old Line Fine Wine, Spirits & Bistro

in Beltsville, Maryland

4/5  rDev -3.6% | Avg: 4.15
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Interesting place: (Reviewing only the store BTW:) Was once the old box-store Circuit City and certainly still retains that warehousey feeling of space-openness. Bright-clean-new feeling to it vs. an older-school place. Pretty good coverage of beers, with a pretty reasonable cross-section of the major craft-import players being represented in some manner. Noticed a few uniques beers that I haven't seen elsewhere, but they were also missing some others that your usual craft shop might carry. Did find two--(one seasonal, one import)--that I have been looking for. All and all, a nice addition to the local shop rotation. (Note: Not a bottle shop, except for the bombers / 750's being offered.)

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Neighborhood Stop Liquor Market

in Lancaster, California

4.36/5  rDev n/a | Avg: 3.94
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

This is a nice little store. The staff are helpful and keep the store clean. All beer and wines are cold stocked. Not a huge selection of beers, but makes sure to cover the spectrum sours to stouts. It looks like they don't stock anything under an 85 rating. New stuff comes in twice a week and they always update on instagram. This is my go to place here in the AV.

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Doc's Backyard

in Austin, Texas

4.05/5  rDev n/a | Avg: 4.05
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.5

They always have several local beers on tap. You can sit at the bar, one of the many indoor tables (sit down or on stools) and there is also a large outdoor area with tables and a fire when the weather is right.

The food is typical pub/tex-mex fare. I wouldn't go there for the food, but it's good after a couple of beers. The place is family friendly with a playground for the kids outdoors.

There are lots of TVs to catch your favorite game and It can be crowded and very loud at times, so take your ipod if you're not into that.

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in Cassel, France

4.05/5  rDev n/a | Avg: 4.05
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25

Located high on Mont Cassel, the only hill for miles around. There is a tiny patio where if your lucky you can grab a seat to enjoy the fab views. A very good beer list, mainly with beers from the Nord region. Besides the main seated room there is a small shop selling bottles of beer.

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Estaminet Kerelshof

in Cassel, France

4.46/5  rDev n/a | Avg: 4.46
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

This is a friendly bar on Cassel's main square which they have tables over looking. A extensive bottled beer list from the Nord region including many Bier De Garde's, as well as selected others types from the Nord. These are available in a mix of 330 & 750ml sizes. They also have 3 draft taps.
I went there in the late afternoon, and was the only customer for a little while. I got talking to the owner & his friend who invited to share a couple of bottles with me, one which the owner had brought back from his holidays in central France. After a few drinks I ended up eating a very tasty meat & pate dish served with fresh bread on the outside patio over looking the square. It becomes much busier in the evening, so do go a little early. I was able to buy a few bottles to take away with me. Excellent place!

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Surly Brewing Co. Beer Hall

in Minneapolis, Minnesota

4.56/5  rDev +2.9% | Avg: 4.43
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Took a party bus down to the cities with 25 or so other distributors/retailers last Sunday for Surlyfest. We where of course VIP's and were treated to great brews, great food, and a great music from White Iron Band. Great atmosphere and just overall we all had a great time. I will gladly be returning anytime I am given the opportunity.

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