Airport lounge beers

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  1. mojo525

    mojo525 Initiate (0) Nov 26, 2011 Ohio

    Port Columbus has a Columbus Brewing Co. location.
    Killing an hour with a couple of Columbus IPAs and a Buckeyes game on the tube sucks less than average.
  2. VncentLIFE

    VncentLIFE Meyvn (1,417) Feb 16, 2011 North Carolina
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    So does Akron Canton, but no sixers! Atlanta's Sweetwater bar is freaking sweet. I had the best Sweetwater IPA ive ever had there.
  3. distantmantra

    distantmantra Meyvn (1,050) May 23, 2011 Washington
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    Last time I went to Japan the wife and I flew out of PDX instead of Sea-Tac. Took a growler of Workhorse to a friend in Tokyo, who was absolutely stoked.

    Speaking of Sea-Tac, the selection isn't that great. I have seen Fremont Unversale on tap, though.
  4. otispdriftwood

    otispdriftwood Defender (637) Dec 9, 2011 Colorado
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    Portland here I come. Too bad it's not in the middle of the country so I could do connecting flights.
  5. cneville

    cneville Initiate (0) Sep 16, 2010 Ohio

    Side note on Port Columbus--it's only accessible through the non-Southwest terminal. SW gets...a Chilis. That said, they've had Bodhi at the CBC in Columbus, so that's a real treat if you catch it there.
  6. boogercrack

    boogercrack Initiate (176) May 24, 2012 Texas
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    I'd just suggest you not openly exclaiming "IM TAKING A BOMBER ON THE PLANE"

    might end in a bad day
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  7. 2beerdogs

    2beerdogs Poo-Bah (2,050) Jan 31, 2005 California
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    No kidding!!! I actually hesitated, but figured BA's would be completely clear on the meaning...but maybe I should've added 22oz to the word "bomber."
  8. mmbeergarden

    mmbeergarden Initiate (0) Jan 1, 2013

    How much did your beers cost at Jet Rock? In May 2012, I paid $14.95 for a 22oz Dock St Rye IPA at Jet Rock in Terminal B. The Philadelphia Marketplace's website states they are committed to offering "street prices" but no bar in Philly charges that much for a comparable beer!
  9. Mgm54

    Mgm54 Disciple (370) Apr 7, 2011 Illinois
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    MSP airport has a bewpub chain in it. They had Summit Oatmeal Stout on Nitro Tap, very good.
  10. Schwantz

    Schwantz Initiate (0) Dec 16, 2012 Florida

  11. richardflyr

    richardflyr Aspirant (227) Jul 28, 2009 Connecticut
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    Best I have found in IAH is a Saint Arnold Elissa IPA at a Chili's in Terminal B, just past security. It used to be Pyramid Hefe, but thankfully they swapped it out for something local.

    This topic is extremely relevant to my interests. I wish there was an airport specific resource for craft beer. Most of the places I know of are mentioned already.
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  12. hopfenunmaltz

    hopfenunmaltz Meyvn (1,382) Jun 8, 2005 Michigan

    There is a Paulaner Wirtshaus at the Frankfurt airport train station, the new station that has the glass roof known as the Armadillo. A good place to have an early lunch when coming from the US and going to Bamberg while waiting for the train.
  13. kylelenk

    kylelenk Initiate (0) Apr 17, 2012 Michigan

    In ATL yesterday, Delta Sky Club had Sweet Water 420 IPA, Bud Diesel, Heineken, and Blue Moon on draft. The lounge I was in had no bottles. I'll be traveling through MSP, SLC, and Cincinnati next week and will try and scout some more locations.
  14. Schwantz

    Schwantz Initiate (0) Dec 16, 2012 Florida

  15. TheRealDBCooper

    TheRealDBCooper Aspirant (209) Mar 17, 2010 Svalbard & Jan Mayen Islands
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    Kat Cora serves her own branded Pale Ale at IAH and SFO. (And the food's pretty good too.)
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  16. Immortale25

    Immortale25 Poo-Bah (3,061) May 13, 2011 North Carolina
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    Atlanta International has a Sweetwater pub.
  17. SupremePie

    SupremePie Initiate (0) Sep 30, 2012 Vermont

    There is a Gordon Biersch in National, and an Old Dominion Brewing Co at Dulles I believe
  18. NWer

    NWer Crusader (730) Mar 10, 2009 Washington
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    Had to look up charge on statement. Was 25.45 total for the two beers and some finger food. Forget what I had. My tip must have been $4 since I almost always tip 20%. $21 for all that seems fair to me.
  19. TheSaboteur

    TheSaboteur Initiate (0) Sep 20, 2010 Nebraska

    ^ This
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