World of Beer - Carrollwood

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Type: Bar, Eatery

12904 N Dale Mabry Hwy
Tampa, Florida, 33618-2806
United States

(813) 968-7300

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Added by wstein70 on 12-24-2010

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Reviews: 3 | Ratings: 8
Photo of clayrock81
4/5  rDev +0.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Yes, this could be considered a chain or one of those upscale beer places and this one seems to dot central and south Florida but it is not a bad place. Located in one of the few "non scummy" areas of Tampa, I went at lunchtime to have a beer and watch hoops and since they have no kitchen right now, that could explain the lack of people (although you can BYOF). Not busy at all, few people there were drinking/watching hoops like me and bartender was nice and knowledgeable. There prices are kind of steep but I guess I was in the good part of town so that could be why. Beer selection is impressive, although their numbers are clearly beefed up with some macro crap and cheap micro that any niche beer bar would piss on. That being said, they do have a good rotation and while they stick to the standards for bottles and there's no diamonds in the rough, some of the tap and bottles they bring in and out are great selections. Worth going down but the place is small and has live bands at night and goes for a party atmosphere so go during lunchtime (with your own food).

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Photo of Lare453
4.11/5  rDev +3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75

This place rocks. 500 bottles with 30 taps. The service is awesome, I never had an empty glass and I've been there many many times. The bottles range from every country and they have new beers every week. The taps rotate frequently. I would recommend this place to anyone and everyone.

Also this place feels safe, cpmfortale and welcoming. The televisions play sports all the time and you can ask for any game to be put up on one of the televisions. They have every sport package available.

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Photo of Gourmetcook
3.86/5  rDev -3.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 4.5

Trendy little spot with bad service and high price beer. They do have a very large selection of beers from around the world probably 39 taps and 300 bottles. You can buy beer and take it home because they have a package license. The place has an attitude like most WOB's do. I don't understand why they are so popular. Very few specials and not very competitive happy hour pricing compared to 1/2 dozen other similar bars. They do allow you to bring food into the restaurant from restaurants close by. It always takes forever to get a beer, even when standing at the bar. No food and expensive prices with below average service means I can go to another bar.

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World of Beer - Carrollwood in Tampa, FL
3.99 out of 5 based on 8 ratings.
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