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Bierkroeg Den Hulst

in Herselt, Belgium

4.89/5  rDev n/a | Avg: 4.89
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Very cosy, friendly bar in a quiet area. But don't be mistaken, the owners know their beer and it shows ! 9 beers on tap, rotating every week and always some choices you've never seen elsewhere. Add to that an impressive bottle list with bottles even dating back to the nineties.
If it were close to my home, I'd stop by every week.

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Double Horn Brewing Company

in Marble Falls, Texas

4.58/5  rDev +10.6% | Avg: 4.14
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

This is a great brewery and restaurant in my hometown. I highly recommend it. It wasn't around when I was living there, but I go every time I come back to see family. The beer selection is great (the sampler is a great way to give everything a try before landing on one) and the food is amazing. Great job all around!

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Fossil Cove Brewing Co.

in Fayetteville, Arkansas

4.56/5  rDev +10.4% | Avg: 4.13
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

Ive been going to Fossil Cove since they've opened and its always been a great place to grab a growler fill or sit on the patio and enjoy a couple of their pints. Out of all the breweries in NWA they are by far one of the most consistent with their brews. My personal favorites are the Oatty Stout and the T-Rex Tripel, both are fantastic beers. Now that it's fall and Thanksgiving being right around the corner, their Pumpkin Ale is something I always get a couple of growlers of and take to Thanksgiving dinner.

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Barbarian Brewing

in Garden City, Idaho

4.15/5  rDev n/a | Avg: 4.15
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Very cozy, little place, with plans for expansion. Nice selection of taps, pretty well rounded for a new place. Good quality as well. I sense good things from these guys.

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O'Reilly's Irish Pub

in Kunming, China

3.51/5  rDev n/a | Avg: 3.63
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 3.25

This is a fun retreat from the Chinese restaurant scene. Glad these guys are in Kunming! Come to Lijiang and open a new place! I think you would do really well here.

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Bad Monkey Bar & Brewing

in Dali, China

1.55/5  rDev n/a | Avg: 1.55
vibe: 3 | quality: 1 | service: 2 | selection: 1 | food: 2

All around, I heard a lot of good things about this place. I went to Dali in September of 2014 to check it out and was truly underwhelmed. I'm sorry to say that the beer was awful - it was foggy in appearance (all four kinds that my friends and I ordered) and tasted horrible. We couldn't even finish our beers. The staff was very unhelpful and borderline rude.

Granted, we left. Next time I'm in Dali, I will check this place out again only because I've read so many good things about it. I want to give them the benefit of the doubt for a second try, but if not for other reviews, I would never go back.

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Karbach Brewing Co.

in Houston, Texas

4.18/5  rDev -0.7% | Avg: 4.21
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 5

Feeling and selection are great! And the food is best I've had at a brewery. Great appetizers and entrees and always having BBH on draft makes this a great place for lunch/dinner.

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Shanghai Brewery

in Shanghai, China

3.35/5  rDev -7.7% | Avg: 3.63
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.25 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.25

THis review is for the place on Donghu Rd, as the restaurant on Hongmei Rd was terrible, incredibly terrible.

Classy 20s style feel, swinging 20s, the old style decor, to font on the menus, and an array of fake half barrels sticking out of the wall, darker decent lighting.

10 taps, 6 beers and two ciders, not sure what the other two taps are. Decent beers, but they are all served in hefe style glasses for some reason. Interesting mixed drinks too. Somehow they even have Rittenhouse rye 100 and haymans sloe berry gin and even cachaca 151.

Friendly staff but don't seem super knowledgeable. Didn't get any food. American pop music. Most Prices average for Shanghai, which is pricier than normal, but beers are 25rmb each which is the same price as juice so pretty cheap for that at least (about $4). No abv listed for any if their beers.

Bathroom is interesting, 1 room combined sexes with 4 separate mini rooms each with a urinal and toilet.

Free WiFi, password is "drinkbeer".

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Powerhouse Restaurant And Brewery

in Puyallup, Washington

3.94/5  rDev +0.5% | Avg: 3.92
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.75

Lots of electricity-themed things all over the place. Demographic seems to skew slightly older, at least on a Sunday afternoon. Not a bad thing necessarily.

I got a flight and had the sour, coco nitro stout, barley wine, pilsner, and pumpkin latte beer. They were all quite good, but with the exception of the pilsener and sour, quite sweet.

Food was good. We had a pretzel, powerhouse salad, so cal street tacos, and broccoli chowder soup. No complaints at all.

Overall I was glad I finally got to check this place out. Will definitely be back with a growler!

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Veterans Wine and Liquor

in Colorado Springs, Colorado

4.4/5  rDev -1.6% | Avg: 4.47
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Vast selection of beer. After 3 years in Belgium it was nice to see a vast selection of things from about everywhere. Talking just a little with the staff seemed very helpful.

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The Dirty Truth

in Northampton, Massachusetts

4.31/5  rDev -2.5% | Avg: 4.42
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Great pub with an impressive beer list. Not much food on the menu, but what they do have is top quality and tasty. The service was a bit slow, and the beer board was hard to read. The Dirty Truth is the type of bar where you can relax with friends and not feel rushed.

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McGlynns Pub & Restaurant

in Newark, Delaware

4.25/5  rDev +7.6% | Avg: 3.95
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Easily missed from the outside other than the sign, the unassuming exterior houses a local favourite. On entry, you get the feeling you're in an irish-style pub with the low lighting, warm atmosphere and rustic decor. Attentiveness of staff is proportionate to population, I'd definitely recommend going on off-times between meals to maximize the service experience. Servers have always been polite, the menu options plentiful and the beer/wine selection is attractive for taste adventurers. Having had a number of dishes, I'd rate some from 'good' to 'fantastic' according to my tastes. The unique desirable item for me is the "Farmhouse Burger" which includes a hefty prime beef patty topped with Cabot cheddar cheese, Kennett Square mushrooms, bacon and a farm fresh egg. My second favourite is their different take on a buffalo wrap which has breaded buffalo chicken tenders, ranch dressing, romaine, Monterey Jack cheese in a chili pepper tortilla shell. A nice, chill place with great food and folks, which is truly an excellent contribution to the community.

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Route 62 Butts & Brews

in Canton, Ohio

4.79/5  rDev +11.4% | Avg: 4.3
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Stopped here on my way back home in Central Ohio, and was extremely impressed with the selections. The owner was very helpful, always looking to please. I have been in most of the microbrew shops in Columbus, and none have the variety that this store offers. Microbrew lovers in the Canton area have a diamond in the rough with this store. Will be back on my trips back & forth to my hometown in Western PA (Farrell).

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Whitewall Brewing Company

in Marysville, Washington

4.94/5  rDev +26% | Avg: 3.92
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

The whitewall brewing company is my wife and I Saturdays stop. The beers are great and of high quality. The owners /brewers and there wifes are behind the bar making for a very friendly inviting place. bring your dog, bring some food or buy from the frequent food truck that park in the parking lot and enjoy the beer.

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Butte Brewing Co.

in Butte, Montana

4.36/5  rDev n/a | Avg: 4.36
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

If you can only visit one of the breweries in Butte visit Butte Brewing! Very solid beer across the board. I had an imperial IPA on nitro that was very good. And a sweet stout that was very good as well. They had several on tap and I tasted most of them. Not a bad one in the bunch. It's obvious the owners have put in quite an effort both in their brewery and in their beers. Nothing bad to say here. Staff was good, but could have been a little better educated on the fine points of the recipes, but hey good beer is still good beer! Overall, this place has a future.

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Wild Run Brewery

in Stafford, Virginia

4.06/5  rDev n/a | Avg: 3.93
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

A small micro in an out of the way location in, of all places, a campground just off I95 in Stafford! Surrounded by trees, the pub is nice and clean and fresh looking. As I came at an odd time, no one else was there and so I had a great chat with the staff. For such a small location, they keep a bunch of different styles on tap. Stout, Wheat, Pale, odd, they were all there. Swing by on your commute south and try one!

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Right Proper Brewing Company

in District of Columbia

4.5/5  rDev +5.4% | Avg: 4.27
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

The place is lively and has a good vibe. The food is very good and the beers are very good. I would definitely recommend it to anyone who is in the nation's Capital!

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Growler & Gill Craft Beer Shoppe

in Nanuet, New York

4.27/5  rDev -0.5% | Avg: 4.29
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4

Walked in for bottle shop. Was a slow time so an employee (i think Peter) gave me full attention for over a half hour. I got to taste from a couple of their twenty plus brews on tap. I then walked along the length of their bottle wall discussing the different beers which is divided up by region. The selection is pretty nice though they told me its rotating. Overall good vibe, great service with nice selection plus all those beers on tap for which you can take home in growlers.

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Total Wine & More

in River Edge, New Jersey

3.91/5  rDev +2.6% | Avg: 3.81
vibe: 2.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.75

Like the name says is a wine store with a couple aisles in back left dedicated to beer. Pretty decent selection with most of it separated by style, and available in singles. They have glasses for those styles in those sections which is pretty cool. I spoke to one employee he seemed pretty knowledgeable about beer. Not in my immediate neighborhood but overall pretty good place to shop for suds.

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Boulder Beer / Wilderness Pub

in Boulder, Colorado

5/5  rDev +29.9% | Avg: 3.85
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Vibe:Great visit with out of town guests. Cool local feel. Unpretentious as opposed to some other Boulder snotty spots.
Quality: Solid pub menu executed well.
Service; Dave and Ethan gave us great info about the samples at the bar.
Food: Good veggie options. Yummy pretzels.
Selection: Good tap room only stuff. Cask aged choice that rotates.
Overall: Great live music on Thursdays. Awesome patio. Friendly staff.

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Gusto Grill

in East Brunswick, New Jersey

4.38/5  rDev -0.2% | Avg: 4.39
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Stopped in mid-week for a dinner with some friends. The dark wood bar area can seat about 20 and there are a few TVs hanging above the bar. There were about 20 beers on draft here and about 25 bottles, and all are nicely listed on a separate menu. A bunch of local NJ and PA beers on here with some traditional others like Ballast Point, DFH, Founders, and Sierra Nevada. Since it is fall, several beers were of the pumpkin variety.

The food was very good as this was a typical gastropub that serves pizza, burgers, to high end steaks, duck breast, and fish. The escargot was very good. Service was prompt and very friendly.

This is a great place to stop for dinner or to cozy up to the bar and have a beer or two.

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BrewDog Edinburgh

in Edinburgh, United Kingdom (Scotland)

4.36/5  rDev +0.2% | Avg: 4.35
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

Brewdog is a lovely pub with a good selection of their own beer and a nice array of foreign craft beer. It's a touch small and usually has a decent crowd, but I have been able to find a nice table on most visits after a little wait. Nice, helpful staff that seem knowledgeable and laid back. Coming from the U.S., there is a bit of sticker-shock with the exchange rate, but it's not too bad for U.K. prices. The longer I live here, the less it hurts me to buy a pint. That being said, I'd much rather drop 4-5 pounds for a beer here than spend the same on 2 Corona somewhere else on Cow Path. If you're in Edinburgh, this should be on your checklist. Also, check out their newly opened bottle shop on the other side of the city.

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Fort Point Market

in Boston, Massachusetts

4.04/5  rDev +7.2% | Avg: 3.77
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Nice little store in Boston. I was looking for a very limited Clown Shoes release and was tipped off that this place had a few bottles left. They did. I kind of get the idea that this place flies under-the-radar. Nice selection and helpful staff.

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Julio's Liquors

in Westborough, Massachusetts

4.3/5  rDev -7.5% | Avg: 4.65
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Large liquor store with a good selection of beer. Had some good New England offerings and also had a nice selection of other beers from all over the country. Overall a top tier beer store. Prices are high though.

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Playalinda Brewing Company

in Titusville, Florida

4.44/5  rDev +2.5% | Avg: 4.33
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 5

Cool renovated hardware store turned microbrew/brewpub. They have a wide variety of beers of their own. Plus they do florida only "guest taps". Nitro option. Cask option. Really tasty stuff from a saison to a RIS to hoppy offerings too.

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