Craft Ale House

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Craft Ale HouseCraft Ale House

Type: Bar, Eatery, Beer-to-go

708 W Ridge Pike
Limerick, Pennsylvania, 19468-1422
United States

(484) 932-8180 | map

Monday - Thursday: 11:00am - 11:00pm
Friday & Saturday: 11:00am - 12:00pm
Sunday: CLOSED

Added by sorryaboutbrooks on 01-07-2009

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Ratings: 63 |  Reviews: 42
Reviews by BHopp12:
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4.63/5  rDev +7.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4

This place by far is one of my favorite to visit and easily accessible for me as its right in my own "backyard". They have an extensive collection of hard to find and popular craft beers. For example, AleSmith IPA, Speedway Stout, an extensive collection of Dogfish Head, the list goes on. A favorite of mine is to stop and pick up a few bottles for the night. Also great food and great service. Food is pub style and fantastic. If in the area I highly recommend stopping in and grabbing a bite to eat and a few good beers.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of THFCBeerBQ
1.78/5  rDev -58.6%
vibe: 1 | quality: 2 | service: 1 | selection: 2.5 | food: 2

Visited the Craft Ale House last night on a whim and would never return due to their SEXIST ideals and policies.

Arrived shortly before 10 with a friend of mine, the place was empty except for two other women who were at a table and a man playing acoustic guitar in the corner. We sat down at the bar and before we could even say hello we were asked to leave. The bartender preceded to tell us they didn't serve men who wore tank-tops and showed us a sign specifically calling out MEN about their sleeves. I was shocked such a SEXIST rule existed! I looked over at the two women, the one was wearing a strapless dress, the other a spaghetti-strap top.

Now I'm all for following rules but this is just an unnecessary, body-shaming rule that left me feeling marginalized and singled out. My tank was a nice, fitted, store-bought top that was free of dirt and holes. I was dressed in a fashionable way and always take pride in my appearance. I'm not sure why men's shoulders are so offensive, how are my shoulders any different than the shoulders of the two women at the other table!?! I can imagine the backlash in 2017 if it was reversed, and women were told they had to cover up while men could wear whatever they like.

As I said, I left feeling upset and singled-out because of my sex. The owner must have a real inferiority complex if he/she is concerned about this type of stuff so much they have to enforce archaic, awful rules.

It's a private business so they have the right to make up whatever stupid rules they want but I know my friend and I will never be returning, and I would suggest others think twice before patronizing this establishment.

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Photo of Bruce5
4.05/5  rDev -5.8%
vibe: 2.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

The location and outside don't do justice to what one finds inside. The bar only has one small TV, this is definitely not the place to catch the game, but this is the place for serious beer drinkers.

Only 15 taps but all are quality selections along with an extensive bottle selection. Food menu is also limited but definitely a cut above bar food. Great food and great beer ignore the vibe.

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Photo of hipHOPSanonymous
4.4/5  rDev +2.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of JimPottNY
4.91/5  rDev +14.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5 | food: 4.75

Photo of Wenhodav
4.53/5  rDev +5.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

Great draft and bottle selection. A must for any beer / food geek.

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4.15/5  rDev -3.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.5

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4.95/5  rDev +15.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

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Photo of McAttitude
4.71/5  rDev +9.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.75

Craft Ale House is a great place to sample some great beers or have an excellent dinner! Only real drawback is the limited seating! The staff is friendly and knowledgeable. Always an excellent selection on draft and a huge bottle list! Offers discounts on 6 packs to go!

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Craft Ale House in Limerick, PA
Place rating: 92.1% out of 100 with 63 ratings
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