The Glendale Tap

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The Glendale TapThe Glendale Tap
20 Ratings
The Glendale TapThe Glendale Tap

Type: Bar, Beer-to-go

4227 San Fernando Rd
Glendale, California, 91204-2519
United States

(818) 241-4227 | map

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Added by twelvepack on 11-17-2012

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Ratings: 20 |  Reviews: 5
Photo of TylerKing
4.33/5  rDev -2.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of BarrelAgedG
4.57/5  rDev +2.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

5/5  rDev +12.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Lots of taps

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Photo of HaoleToYouToo
4.39/5  rDev -1.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Teen-o
4.53/5  rDev +1.6%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75

Photo of Kramerwtmf
4.26/5  rDev -4.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Thepleasantimbiber
4.83/5  rDev +8.3%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

Photo of Buzz3d
5/5  rDev +12.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of beernazi
4.93/5  rDev +10.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75

i love this place, if i lived closer i would go much more often, only thing i dont like is there is nowhere to find their taplist online before you go

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Photo of Paper_MDA
5/5  rDev +12.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of mig100
4.01/5  rDev -10.1%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of mabmab67
4.25/5  rDev -4.7%

Great Cali beer selection on draft, plus free pool

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Photo of Modernrickk
4.25/5  rDev -4.7%

Photo of LBittman
4.75/5  rDev +6.5%

Photo of kduf
4.5/5  rDev +0.9%

Photo of EchoParker
3.64/5  rDev -18.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 2.5

Easy to find right on San Fernando Road this neighborhood bar is an easy place to love and to hang out at. Very nice tap list that is always changing and most of the offerings are really good. For 95% of the beer drinking public this is as much as you can expect from a corner, dare I say hipster (in Glendale) bar that is long comfort but not too concerned about the formalities of serving beer. If you're an uber beer geek, this might not be your favorite place due mostly to the very good but never amazing beer list (they get rarities but never the ones i want to try), and the lack attention to small details like glass size, perfectly clean lines and glasses that smell like sanitizer - none of those are common but I have run into all of those issues in my 5 or 6 visits.

Overall, I have overwhelmingly great things to say about everything but the food.

Nice bar staff.

Easy parking.

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Photo of ralphw56
4.5/5  rDev +0.9%

Photo of SirBentham
4.61/5  rDev +3.4%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

This is my favorite beer spot in LA. Amazing set up, great service with an excellent and FRESH selection.
Mario is the man.
An added bonus is they serve peanuts and you can throw the shells on the floor. The pool is free too!
what more can you ask for? any person that gives this place a review below 4 is an assclown.

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Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.87/5  rDev -13.2%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.25

I stopped in here after reading about this place on BA. I drove by twice since there is no sign on the building and the numbers are fairly hard to read. Inside there is a dive bar feel with a bar, wooden benches, pool tables, etc. It was pretty crowded but the service was pretty good even if it took a few minutes to get my beer. The taplist was pretty nice with about 20 different taps of craft and good imported beers, but there were only a handful of bottles, so I can assume they are mainly going for the draft sales. The quality of the beer was good but they served me a half pour in a small juice tumbler glass. There were a few items of food for sale but this place is definitely beer focused. Prices were reasonable and I appreciated their half pour options. It's worth a stop if you are in the area but keep your eyes peeled because it's easy to miss.

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Photo of Narfish
4/5  rDev -10.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Rusty ol' beer cans and mid-century decor give this place an upscale dive bar feel, but don't be fooled: it's all designed to make the consumption of 21st century craft beer feel like part of our national pasttime. The 30+ taps are exceptionally well-curated and constantly rotating, with an accent on American crafts that you can't find just anywhere (e.g. Ballast Point's Victory at Sea, Bear Republic's Rebellion, Great Divide's Hades Ale) with a Belgian warhorse or two thrown in for good measure. Plus, they advertise half-pours for reduced fees, which is a bonus for the non-committal, the exploratory and the already drunk. Free peanuts, pool tables, nice folks behind the bar, reasonable prices...what more could you ask for? Maybe a sign out front?

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The Glendale Tap in Glendale, CA
Place rating: 4.46 out of 5 with 20 ratings