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The Pour House

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4.08/5
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26 Ratings
PLACE INFO

Type: Bar, Eatery

116 N Pottstown Pike
Exton, Pennsylvania, 19341-2206
United States

(610) 280-7900 | map
pjspourhouse.com

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Added by hhkal17 on 06-06-2013

PLACE STATS
Reviews:
9
Ratings:
26
pDev:
8.09%
 
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Photo of TimberSwanson
4.14/5  rDev +1.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of micropale
4.19/5  rDev +2.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Photo of beer_me_phl
4.15/5  rDev +1.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4

My second favorite local craft beer bar. Great atmosphere, fast seating when crowded and friendly employees. Not much to critique other than hit or miss service from the wait staff. The draft list is always top notch and the food (especially the burgers) is always good.

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Photo of SpAiReArGsEonNE
4.71/5  rDev +15.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

Photo of ShanePB
4.05/5  rDev -0.7%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of EMV
4.59/5  rDev +12.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4

I've hit The Pour House enough times when I'm home to visit that it's rapidly becoming a 'go to' place when I'm in town (this or Victory... both great places). They always have a killer beer list... great variety in Brewers and styles, and they even get some awesome Belgians and other foreign beers on tap. Last time we visited we had Unibrou's Le Fin du Monde, Jolly Pumpkin's Baudelaire IO, and Pizza Boy's Sunny Side Up. Just a great selection. Nice ambiance with ample seating... which doesn't prevent it from filling up fast on nights/weekends. Decent food (go with the pub stuff... burgers, nachos, etc.). Just a great place to have in town.

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Photo of Yellolab2010
4.1/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.75

Photo of Mantis701
4.14/5  rDev +1.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.75

Photo of Lurkerson
3.93/5  rDev -3.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of jancona
3.83/5  rDev -6.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.5

Food is slightly rising from last time I was there. I miss their Thai Curry wings (all other wings are sticky and syrupy) and their Fall Harvest salad. Beer selection is great. Sit at the bar if you can. The waitresses at the table don't come NEARLY enough. You will only get 2 beers during your meal. The other HUGE difference between here and places like Two Stones or Victory is that the waitresses and even bar tenders know NOTHING about the beer they are selling.

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Photo of Jaxbrew
4.09/5  rDev +0.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 3.5

This place is hit or miss for me. I got a really old Daisy Cutter here which rubbed me the wrong way. The date was gone and the hops went with it. They occasionally get really nice stuff, but for the most part it's just ok. Wednesdays buck a shuck oysters are a good deal. There's a mixed crowd who are for the most part not too friendly. I feel like I stepped back into high school with the clicky, catty crowd. Can't win em all.

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Photo of Goflyskipper
4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of newbeeraday
4/5  rDev -2%

Photo of brockdidntslide
3.6/5  rDev -11.8%

Photo of BestIPAs
4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of Shandycan
4/5  rDev -2%

Photo of Leiermann
4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of Sean_King
3.94/5  rDev -3.4%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Great place to go try some new brews. Place was hopping on a Friday night but was still quiet enough to have a conversation. Staff was knowledgeable and friendly. I would definately go back again to try some different beers. I did not have any food this time, but what I saw going to other tables looked to be above average bar type foods.

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Photo of Corburk
3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

Photo of sholland119
4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

Photo of Casey3236
4.08/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 3.75

Great beer lists. Flat out. Tap list is always great and frequently amazing. Bottle and can list always updated and always great. Mark who manages the beer is knowledgeable and a real "beer guy". The food is ok and the wait staff is the typical "breastaurant" variety, very attractive and know nothing about beer. But did I mention, the beer selection is AMAZING!

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Photo of Astarzz316
4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

Photo of jackrodgers77
4/5  rDev -2%

Photo of Jenna
3.2/5  rDev -21.6%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.5 | service: 2.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

Quite a large and impressive selection of craft brews....

This place would be better if a) it didn't look like every other run of the mill bar, b) the staff actually knew about the selections they had. Being a straight gal, I don't give two sh*ts about how pretty the staff is - I want them to make suggestions and be enthusiastic about the beer! and c) maintain up-to-date menu's - I don't want a beer menu with things that have been kicked! We had a table of 7 and all but one of us had something ordered that was kicked. My boyfriend had to get online to see what was current on tap!

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Photo of derekrick420
3.49/5  rDev -14.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3 | service: 3.25 | selection: 4 | food: 3.25

I agree with Waterczar's review. The staff seemed to be hired more for their appearance, than their ability or beer knowledge. The food was hit and miss, the sandwiches we had were excellent but the app, was...eh. Our waitress forgot my Sculpin, which I had to remind her about and while we were waiting for a table the barmaid poured my wife's triple in a pint rather than a 10 oz. The selection on tap made me happy as well as their video listing, which was similar to TJ's having the Hair of a Dog collaboration conflux on their bottle list gave me confidence that their shortcomings will be addressed, after all they just opened last week. I will change this review , hopefully for the better when I stop there again in a month or two.

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The Pour House in Exton, PA
Place rating: 4.08 out of 5 with 26 ratings
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