The Cask Republic

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

25 Reviews
The Cask RepublicThe Cask Republic
PLACE INFO

Type: Bar, Eatery

181 Crown St
New Haven, Connecticut, 06510-3005
United States

(475) 238-8335 | map
www.thecaskrepublic.com

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Added by naproxen on 01-08-2011

PLACE STATS
Place Score:
93
Reviews:
25
Ratings:
58
Avg:
4.24
pDev:
5.9%
 
 
Taps:
54
Bottles/Cans:
80
Cask:
Y
Beer-to-Go:
N
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Reviews: 25 | Ratings: 58
Reviews by dragonWhale:
Photo of dragonWhale
4.2/5  rDev -0.9%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Stopped into New Haven for gas and a search of another place. Our aimless wandering brought us nigh here and an astute eye picked it out. Why not? Happy Father's Day to me!
Walked into the dark and low-ceilinged bar with its beauteous length and bartender.
Very solid and lengthy tap list, but to my dismay, when I ordered the Ghandi, I was denied fruition of my delights.
Twas kicked.
Ordered a 668 instead and a lamb wrap, which were delicious, though $12, with mediocre fries. The service was excellent, very friendly people on a slow Sunday eve.
Also had the Victor and a new BFM joint on tap, and the Blue Point Imperial IPA on cask.
I'm knocking points off the "atmosphere" vibe for calling themselves The Cask Republic and only having one cask. Let's get it together! I need 5!

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More User Reviews:
Photo of mklisz
4.08/5  rDev -3.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Ela
4.58/5  rDev +8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4

Photo of CayseyW
4.53/5  rDev +6.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Photo of wisrarebeer
4.26/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 3.75

Photo of BranfordBound
4.7/5  rDev +10.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

People say Eli Cannon's is the craft beer bar in CT. I think then that it would make Cask the craft beer mecca for CT.

Food is creative and delicious, albeit pricey (hey it's downtown New Haven).

Beer is phe-nom-en-al! So many taps of so much real craft. I always get something new when I go there. Everything rotates. The cask selection is usually OK, never really had anything amazing from it.

Service is attentive and knowledgeable. Crowd can be a bit pretentious at times, due to its proximity to Yale, but I've never had a problem with it. Can be a bit noisy as the night goes on and goes from dinner to bar crowd.

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Photo of dipaslife4me
4.88/5  rDev +15.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.25

Photo of Uconnelmo
4.43/5  rDev +4.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of CTJman
4.29/5  rDev +1.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of psweendogg
4.21/5  rDev -0.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of Urge2Blink
3.66/5  rDev -13.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

Mediocre bartender with mediocre knowledge. Tap list was better than average but nothing too wild on draft. It is a nice large bar with good bar seating and communal seating.

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Photo of Sweffin
4.25/5  rDev +0.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of BrewSensei
4/5  rDev -5.7%

Photo of RBCORCORAN
4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

Really nice wooden bar and great tap selection. Had an order of wings with a couple beers and everything was outstanding. Second round i ordered a Spencer Trappist ale and kicked the keg 3/4 of the way through the fill so got it free and really enjoyed it and the price was right.
Over all the place is well worth the visit and will stop by again when in the area'
My only complaint was that they were having a fruit fly problem , went out for a smoke and came back to find two in my beer. Fished them out and went back to sipping on my beer .

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Photo of harrod12
5/5  rDev +17.9%

Photo of BrahptimusPrime
4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

Photo of DrunkinYogi
4/5  rDev -5.7%

Great place ....good selection and service. Beware of parking meters 30 minute max...they will take your money and not add time...on the plus side was able to park right outside so feeding the meter was manageable.

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Photo of HamdenHector
4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

Photo of StephRai
4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

Photo of LutherBrau
4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

Exceptional Rotating Draught List and expansive bottle selection. Excellent food and great atmosphere; my favorite bar in New Haven!

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Photo of SABERG
4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

We have been here 3 times now, each afternoon visits.
Space is well laid out, lighting good, not to loud. I can see that change with 200 people.
Staff is attentive without being overbearing. The menu is well curated, and the beer list is comprehensive.
We each had 2 small plates and 2 drafts, the value to expense is solid. Not inexpensive but well done.
Enjoy a trip to New Haven and check them out.

Cheers all

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Photo of Bjorn2bWild
4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

Photo of abrodsky
4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

Photo of AGust82
5/5  rDev +17.9%

Photo of ManMoosePig
4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

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The Cask Republic in New Haven, CT
93 out of 100 based on 25 ratings.
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