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Yazoo Brewing Company

in Nashville, Tennessee

4.7/5  rDev +14.9% | Avg: 4.09
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 3

Not much on food selection but the beer delivers. Heffe and the Sue are excellent. The tour was very good and worth talking. Included samples and a take home sampling glass.

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Frozen Toes Brewing / Pizza By Elizabeths

in Wilmington, Delaware

3.89/5  rDev n/a | Avg: 3.89
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.25 | food: 4

Located on in a strip mall of Rt 52. Went there to try out some Frozen Toe beers.I tried two Frozen toe beers on tap. Both were very good. Also ordered a crab pizza that was excellent. Service was great also. Place was pretty dead though with dining area mostly empty. The bar had the most activity with people coming and going but never more than half full. With seven taps the draft selection was limited to a couple DFH beers, Lagunitas IPA, two local brews, Yuengling and Coors. Bottle selection not much better. Worth going back for the in house brews and food but not if you are looking other brands of craft beer

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Tennessee Brew Works

in Nashville, Tennessee

4.79/5  rDev +19.5% | Avg: 4.01
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5

Must order any of their barrel ages beers! Also make sure to try the sweet potato poutine! Hot chicken sandwich wasn't bad either. Looking forward to my next visit.

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Sea Dog Brewing Company

in Topsham, Maine

4.83/5  rDev +26.1% | Avg: 3.83
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Had the lobster meal deal, included a pint and did the large sampling of beer. Was a good price and had a great meal. A must stop if your in the area.

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Mondo Vino

in Denver, Colorado

4.71/5  rDev +8.3% | Avg: 4.35
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75

Great craft beer store in Denver. Absolutely great service and solid beer selection. Lots of CO and other west coast breweries. Good prices as well. Highly recommended for anyone in the area.

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Tired Hands Fermentaria

in Ardmore, Pennsylvania

3.65/5  rDev -12.5% | Avg: 4.17
vibe: 3 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

I was not overly impressed. Good but not great. I tried several of their beers and many have a similar appearance: cloudy and saison-like. I think they make too may beers and the names are weird. Victory Brewing is much larger and their beer count if half of what Tired Hands is. Plus they offer more types and styles.

Our food was good and service was good.

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The Old Bakery Beer Company

in Alton, Illinois

4.24/5  rDev +11% | Avg: 3.82
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Not a wide variety of food items to choose from, but I've yet to have anything that I didn't like. Specials are always a good choice. On beer side the Coffee Brown is my favorite.

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Tree House Brewing Company

in Monson, Massachusetts

4.39/5  rDev -4.1% | Avg: 4.58
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.5

Always an amazing product produced by the folks at tree house. Only negative was the lengthy waiting line. And the jackass who was allowed the cut the entire can line without regard for his fellow man.

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Randall's Wine & Spirits

in Manchester, Missouri

2.95/5  rDev -7.2% | Avg: 3.18
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 1.5 | selection: 3.5

My least favorite of the Randall's locations that I have been to. The selection is less than that of Jefferson or Fairview stores. The quality seems to be fine as I have never really noticed old beers on the shelf. The vibe is that of a big liquor store in a strip mall, mainly because that's what it is.

The service here is what always stands out to me. I've never had an experience where anyone working could hold a conversation about beer. Not sure on the wine and booze side, but it doesn't seem likely. Couple that with the story of price gouging exclusive and limited bottles of whiskey (Pappy) to the $1500 range, and it's enough for me to just skip the visit here. Not sure if they gouge the beer like that, but I prefer not to support such practices.

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Randall's Wine & Spirits - South City

in Saint Louis, Missouri

3.06/5  rDev -19.7% | Avg: 3.81
vibe: 3 | quality: 2.75 | service: 3 | selection: 3.5

This is probably the largest and is the most centrally located Randall's, but only middle of the road for me. Selection is huge although from a quality side watch out; there is a good amount of overage beer here and they only occasionally catch it and mark it down. My other issue with their selection is the VIP membership for limited release. They hold a lot of beer back for VIP only to put it on the floor weeks later with no communication if you were on the VIP wait list. Always ask for what you want, but don't be surprised if you get a dirty look.

The vibe of the store is a little odd. It is in an old warehouse so there is a ton of space and selection across all types of alcohol. It is also located near downtown, so the selection and crowd in the store gets a little rough at times, but their security and customer service helping people is always good.

Overall, I shop here regularly and still hold out hope that one day the VIP card will actually get me contacted for something limited.

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Randall's Wines & Spirits

in Fairview Heights, Illinois

4.38/5  rDev +6.3% | Avg: 4.12
vibe: 3 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5

This is my favorite of the Randall's locations in and around St. Louis. The vibe here is a little lacking because the store is in some odd combination of an old house that is in a strip mall? Whatever, it's just a building, and it is a building stuffed with booze, so it's all good to me. The quality of their offerings are good to great for beer and pretty good to great for whiskey as well. They carry everything that Illinois has to offer in their distro and put it all on the shelf except for the most limited of items.

The service is where this location really shines. Whenever I'm there I make it a point to strike up a conversation and I always learn something. Dan especially is a nice guy who knows his stuff. The staff is knowledgeable and someone there can advise you on your alcohol of choice. As far as selection goes, it is pretty much as good as they can legally provide. Beer is stocked well, especially with items that Missouri can't get but Illinois can. The Bruery, Ballast Point, Dogfish Head, and Lost Abbey are a few of the more notable breweries they carry. Their whiskey selection is awesome as well and their prices are generally better than on the MO side of the river.

Overall, I try to make the 30 minute drive over to this location on a regular basis because it is almost always worth it.

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Prohibition Pig

in Waterbury, Vermont

3.81/5  rDev -12% | Avg: 4.33
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

After buying some bottles from Craft Beer Cellar, I stopped over in here and grabbed myself a burger. It was really good and with the variety of sauces that was quite impressive as I had to try them all. I had two of their beers and was quite impressed. When in Waterbury, make sure you stop here.

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The Vermont Pub & Brewery

in Burlington, Vermont

3.9/5  rDev +2.9% | Avg: 3.79
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

This establishment has quite a happening vibe to it. Every time I've been there, its been teeming with people. Still, the staff keeps the place pretty well kept. Some of the bartenders can be knowledgeable about the beers, but some of the bartenders don't always pay attention to the board and can't keep it updated with what they actually have on tap. Though almost always busy, they do keep up with the people. I've rarely had any problems with getting my beers and food in a good amount of time. Also, its a bit of an old school sort of vibe so don't expect explosive hop bombs, new dry saisons and fully robust American stouts. Think English styled beers.

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Hinesburgh Public House

in Hinesburg, Vermont

3.99/5  rDev +5% | Avg: 3.8
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.25

To the town East of me sits this fine little pub.
The vibe here, well, its a happening little place in the Summer, but go there this time of year, eh, not so much. I'm not worried, as they (the staff) keeps up with the place keeping it very clean. With about 12 taps of mainly beer, about 1 or 2 of some ciders, they usually range from all over Vermont. Only non-Vermont beer was Weihenstephaner's Vitus. The food is very well done. Half off burger Mondays are worth it. I say when you're in Hinesburg, it's worth a stop 'cause you're not going to find anything else to drink and eat at in town.

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Portsmouth Brewery

in Portsmouth, New Hampshire

4.31/5  rDev +2.1% | Avg: 4.22
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Going to the Portsmouth Brewpub, one can expect exceptional service even on the busy days as the management almost always knows how to deal with the crowds. Pretty sure they've nailed it to a tee down to getting people in and out within a reasonable amount of time. I've never had a bad beer here. The food, well, if you don't like the food here, I'm thinking you just don't like food period (have fun starving - lol). What an exceptional place for food and beer. I just need to get there when they bring out Kate the Great out of retirement (oh sigh, when will that ever be).

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Beverage Warehouse

in Winooski, Vermont

4.28/5  rDev +2.6% | Avg: 4.17
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75

One of my go to places to go to for most amount of bottles/cans. When I'm on this side of town, I love this place for the singles. I don't have to pay for a whole sixer of something new that I'm unsure about when I come here. I'm always treated with great service though often asked by someone if they can help me, I usually just say, I'm looking thank you. Still, I'm impressed. Sure the place might not look like a "happening" stop but hey, random Lawson bottles on Fridays, Heady on Tuesdays, and the rest of the selection, uh...I can always find something there I haven't had before.

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Tallgrass Brewing Co. Tap House

in Manhattan, Kansas

4.13/5  rDev +1.7% | Avg: 4.06
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.75

Vibe: Very clean as in a upscale restaurant meshed with a brewpub.

Quality: Excellent beer and amazing food. There wasn't one beer I wouldn't not recommend

Service: The staff was very friendly, but our waitress seemed new and didn't know much about the styles. But service overall was excellent.

Selection: With over 20+ beers on tap and bringing in craft beers from all over the country the selection was up there but I didn't see any of the imperials or barley wines.

Food: Every dish I have had there was amazing. from presentation to flavor. I would rate this as an upscale restaurant on food, at about the price of going to a steak house.

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Local Option

in Chicago, Illinois

5/5  rDev +16% | Avg: 4.31
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

I love that there is an awesome beer and death metal bar tucked away in Lincoln Park where clearly a Lululemon For Pets was supposed to be. Really great beer menu featuring their house beers and a ton of guest beers, including a healthy dose of FFF and a few sours. Looked like about 25 or so draft lines. Servers know their beer. Kitchen was also on point. I had a crab quesadilla and a bacon wrapped scallop roll. Definitely recommend for beer and food.

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C.H. Evans Brewing Company

in Albany, New York

3.55/5  rDev -12.3% | Avg: 4.05
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Since I'm from PA originally, I like to stop here while enroute back to see family. This brewpub might not have the best beers in the brewing industry, but they do have some solid ones and with an exceptionally clean atmosphere and service, this place does the trick to get some good food and not spend too much time off the beaten path as its right there in downtown Albany. The food is definitely better than the beers. Prices seem reasonable for that part of Albany, its worth at least one stop if you're in the area.

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in Brooklyn, New York

4.38/5  rDev n/a | Avg: 4.38
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Great back yard area. Really good selection of tap beers and really like the food that they served. It's a really nice place to hang out on a nice day and good addition to the neighborhood.

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Corks Wine & Liquor

in Rossford, Ohio

4.44/5  rDev +9.9% | Avg: 4.04
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4

I've been stopping here for liquor for about a year and a half and check their beer section once in a while while I'm there. They definitely try to cater to the wine drinking crowd but lately their beer selection has really grown. They've always had the good standbys and a pretty decent craft beer selection. In the last year they've stepped it up with some harder to find gems and they even put in a growler filling station in August. They're not quite as big as some of the other competition in Toledo but I think they've definitely made progress to hold their own against the big guys. I've always been treated well here and have never been misled by the employees recommendations for beer and liquor. Their prices on everything are reasonable and I can't say I've seen anything overpriced.

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Small City Taphouse

in Sandusky, Ohio

5/5  rDev +3.5% | Avg: 4.83
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

This has become our favorite restaurant to go to, not only for the food and awesome draft list, but the owner Kha and his staff are amazing! We live an hour away, and would choose to go there over all of the restaurants and breweries in the Cleveland area.

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Long Hill Liquors

in Oakland, New Jersey

4.69/5  rDev +42.1% | Avg: 3.3
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

This has been my go to liquor store for 20 years. Great selection, mix a six option, ton of local NJ beers, good prices, etc. In an old mall which is now a massive ShopRite, but it's right in the front, so it's easy to get to. Always parking. Great staff, old school place. All types of great selections. Also the best liquor deals I've ever seen in the area if that's your thing.

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Reuben's Brews

in Seattle, Washington

4.32/5  rDev +0.2% | Avg: 4.31
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Friday before thanksgiving.
Place is packed
Nice place in Ballard, parking is ok, brought kids.
Was not able to get tables inside, stayed outside for 15 minutes(cold, clear night)
Where's the soda for the kids?

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New Oberpfalz Brewing

in Griffith, Indiana

4/5  rDev -1% | Avg: 4.04
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Good people, clean place, prompt and friendly service and quality beers. They do growler fills as well, and while the food looks good I was not able to try it. I hope people stop in and see what this place is about. I hope they do well!

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