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The Orange Street Grocer

in Speightstown, Barbados

3.69/5  rDev n/a | Avg: 3.69
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.75

Beachfront restaurant with ample indoor seating, and limited seating outside by the public walkway along the sea. Mediterranean theme food with pizza. Lovely view of sea and sunset, cold beer and good food. You have to order at the counter, and server brings out the food. Parking on street is available two blocks up, on the fringe of town ( which is close and there is no parking ).

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Round House Inn & Restaurant

in Bathsheba, Barbados

3.85/5  rDev n/a | Avg: 3.85
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

Restaurant is nestled into the hillside overlooking the Atlantic Ocean on the east side of the island, so it is a bit of a drive due to its remote location, but the views and food are worth the drive. Cold beer and full liquor bar. Great service and very good food. The pumpkin fritters are delicious. Indoor and outdoor seating. Stairs lead down to the beach, so pick up some shells before or after lunch!

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Juma's Restaurant

in Speightstown, Barbados

4.1/5  rDev n/a | Avg: 4.1
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

Beach front restaurant on second floor with patio seating on small sandy beach. The restaurant has a romantic vibe with lava lamps and colored lights on the tables. Perfect setting to watch sun set over the Caribean Sea. Cold beer, full liquor bar and wine list. Very good food and stellar service. Try the grilled Barracuda!

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West O Beer

in Milford, Iowa

4/5  rDev +3.1% | Avg: 3.88
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75

I went there last Saturday and ordered four samplers, all of which were excellent. My only wish is that they would have had a brown ale. It's a peanut bar (shuck them on the floor), but they don't serve any food but peanuts. Cool place!

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Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant

in Ardmore, Pennsylvania

3.91/5  rDev -1.5% | Avg: 3.97
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.75

had dinner and beer. big restaurant, with large bar area as well. beer list is long - they have "standards" and then seasonal beers. wide variety. the service was a little slow. they have a long food menu - food was decent.

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Lost Kangaroo Pub

in Bradenton, Florida

4.01/5  rDev +4.2% | Avg: 3.85
vibe: 3 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 5

Love the tap selection. One of the biggest and diversified in town. They usually have some really high end beers to choose from, including some they age in the cooler for a year. The big downfall, and I do mean big, is they let dogs in the bar and near everyone smokes. It is hard to enjoy an $8 draft of good beer with smoke swirling around you. I still stop once or twice a month to taste the offerings, I just have to sit outside like a leper.

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City Beer Store

in San Francisco, California

4.62/5  rDev +4.5% | Avg: 4.42
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5

You would have to spend a lifetime to find a beer store with a higher concentration of great beers and knowledgeable staff... and you probably would not succeed. I was there twice, hunting for the beers that would put me over the top of my goal of drinking 500 of the "1001 Beers To Drink Before You die." I found the last six. Three were so rare that I had to consume three on-site from their behind-the-bar cooler (Cantillon Lou Pepe, Black Albert and The Dissident.) While much of what is in that cooler is expensive on a relative basis.... if you gotta have, well, you gotta Have it.

Also on my list and fortunate for me, Pliny The Elder, had just come in; so, I bought three (and I may save one as my first trade.)

The staff are, quite simply, the best. Helpful, extremely knowledgable and very patient in reading through my 1001 list and the 300+ on MJ's "Great Beers of Belgium."

If you live in SF, you know City Beer. If you travel to SF, visit City Beer.
I was a resident of SF for the first decade of Fritz Maytag's ownership of Anchor. Today, I am glad to have visited twice what seems to be a center of the third generation of SF's craft beer scene.

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Sibling Revelry Brewing

in Westlake, Ohio

5/5  rDev n/a | Avg: 4.4
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Recently stumbled upon this place. Really liked their beer selection and different styles. The brewer (think his name is Pete) came out and sat with customers. He even gave a group of us a tour. I know they are new, but hope to see more of them in the future.

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Bear Republic Brewing Co.

in Healdsburg, California

4.01/5  rDev -3.1% | Avg: 4.14
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.75

Checked this out on the drive up to Eureka. Filled with locals catching a beer, this place is cozy but non-descript considering the brand. They do offer 8oz pours which is nice since I was driving up. Food seemed to be standard pub grub.

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Russian River Brewing Company

in Santa Rosa, California

4.13/5  rDev -8.2% | Avg: 4.5
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.75

A true iconic place to visit. Always 2 or so taps of their offerings and plenty of great options. Food is standard pub fare. They do sell bottles and growlers to go. Was there twice while in Santa Rosa and was glad to stop in.

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Orchid Island Brewing

in Vero Beach, Florida

2.48/5  rDev -37.5% | Avg: 3.97
vibe: 4 | quality: 1 | service: 3 | selection: 3

Great location but some of the worst beer I've had. Visited with my two brothers and had 7 of theirs on a flight. Seems that they try to get too creative, which isn't bad in most cases, but just doesn't work. As homebrewers and drinkers it wasn't for us but might be up your alley. Would suggest a taster prior to a full pour. Berliner Weiss on the other had was tasty. Nice place and if you are in the area why not stop by.

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Sergio's World Beers

in Louisville, Kentucky

5/5  rDev +14.4% | Avg: 4.37
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Sergio is one cool dude who turned his passion for great beers from all around the world into what seems more like a gathering of like minded beer lovers in someone's garage than a real business. You're sure to find a rare beer that you didn't expect to. Maybe even a whale. Just ask. It might not be on the shelf but things can magically appear if you inquire with the proper approach. This place is a beer geeks dream. Bring cash because they don't accept cards and either be knowledgeable enough to discuss high quality beer or be genuinely inquisitive about such. The folks there LOVE to educate newbies.

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New Glarus Brewing Company

in New Glarus, Wisconsin

4.79/5  rDev +7.2% | Avg: 4.47
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.25

There's really something for everybody here. Very open concept scenic atmospher with plenty of options to suit your style. Kid friendly. Dog friendly. Very friendly staff.

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Lupulin Brewing

in Big Lake, Minnesota

4.13/5  rDev +0.7% | Avg: 4.1
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Slick brewpub right off of Highway 10, at the end of a newer strip mall. Interior and bar design are better thought out than some taprooms in the twin cities proper! Beer is generally above average to very good, but only 8 taps or so when we visited. The double/"triple" IPAs were best quality.

Had low expectations going in, but these folks know what they're doing. A pleasant surprise!

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Living The Dream Brewing Co.

in Littleton, Colorado

3.95/5  rDev +1% | Avg: 3.91
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75

One of my favorite local spots.

Nothing special about the location, warehouse conversion, some picnic tables out front, but the place is lively and a pretty fun to hang out and have a couple of brews.

Quality is above average in general. Nothing has wowed me here, but I haven't had anything I've disliked either. Selection fluctuates, I've seen anywhere from 8-12 on tap with a decent variety.

Service has been both pleasant, friendly and quick. Even during visits when it's been busy.

I wouldn't say this a place to go out of your way to visit, but if you are in the Littleton area it's definitely worth checking out.

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Station 26 Brewing Co.

in Denver, Colorado

4.14/5  rDev +3.8% | Avg: 3.99
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4

One of my favorite breweries in Denver.

In an old fire station. And they did a great job keeping the decor in theme while still looking very clean and classy. Place is usually pretty crowded, especially on their monthly Sunday "brunch" days. But there is a decent amount of space to spread out outside if the weather cooperates. Very family friendly which is a plus for me as well.

Quality is quite good. I've tried many of their offerings and they seem especially good at nailing hoppy styles. Selection is usually around 10 beers with a pretty good variety as well.

Service is adequate. They can been slammed as mentioned, and that can slow things down a bit, but they seem like they do the best they can and are still pleasant enough.

The local is a bit east of downtown, but I almost always recommend this place to Denver visitors.

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Swing Tree Brewing Company

in Ashland, Oregon

3.58/5  rDev -4.3% | Avg: 3.74
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 2.5

Swing Tree is a tiny operation just a few blocks from downtown Ashland. In an industrial park, but the manage to pull off a decent vibe to the place. When I visited on a late afternoon there were quite a few people sitting inside and out, and a band playing music.

Quality of the 1 beer they had (that's right, only one of their beers on tap) was pretty good. It was a pretty standard Pale, but it was drinkable and refreshing. They had I believe 3 other guest beers on tap so at least there were a couple of other options.

The gentleman who served me was quick, friendly, and chatted me up for a few minutes.

Not a bad little spot to check out, but I'll probably won't visit again until they have a few more of their offerings on tap.

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Opposition Brewing Co.

in Medford, Oregon

3.93/5  rDev n/a | Avg: 4
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.5

Small little tap room and brewing operation in a small warehouse on the Northwest side of town. A handful of seats, TV, and just few people sipping beers on a Saturday afternoon. Felt like a locals type of place, but we were greeted by both the friendly patrons and owner, and really enjoyed our visit.

Tap selection was on the small side, they had 6 beers on tap, and 1 guest tap. But the quality was a pleasant surprise. I tried 4 of the beers, and was happy with all of them, the stout and pale were the standouts.

This place may be a bit off the beaten path, but I believe they are producing the best beer in the area. Well worth a stop.

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Harbour Lights

in Bridgetown, Barbados

3.26/5  rDev n/a | Avg: 3.26
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 2.75 | service: 4 | selection: 2.75 | food: 3.75

Two story beach front bar and restaurant with good food and cold beers. Full liquor bar. Inside and deck seating over looking Brown's Beach at Carlisle Bay. Try the fish cutter (sandwich)! Friendly staff and great location.

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in Bridgetown, Barbados

3.62/5  rDev n/a | Avg: 3.62
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 2.75

Rocking seaside beach bar and restaurant with liquor bar and cold beers. Live band Sunday evenings. Sports on the tele, with indoor and patio seating. Or rent an umbrella and two lounge chairs for $30 BBD ($15US) and lay out on the beach with attentive staff bringing you your drinks!

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Cottman Beverages

in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev n/a | Avg: 4.78
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Great place to shop for beer; specially for craft beers. They have most craft selection at very reasonable price in the whole NE. Also owner Vik and his staff is very knowledgeable and always eager to help. You guys rock !! Keep up the good work.

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The Capital

in Leuven, Belgium

3.51/5  rDev -9.1% | Avg: 3.86
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3 | selection: 4.25

I missed out on this place on a previous trip and made the effort to go this time and was very disappointed and underwhelmed. This place has a phenomenal beer selection menu and one could likely have a few great drinks while here, if they have what you're looking for in stock...

The vibe is no different than any other café in Belgium, the views of the cellar are simply a few large glass tiles that let you see wooden shelves in the cellar piled with beer, much like any of our cellars or basements at home, it offers nothing out of the ordinary.

Stop in for a drink if you're in Leuven but don't go out of your way to visit.

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Café Trappisten

in Westmalle, Belgium

4.39/5  rDev +5.3% | Avg: 4.17
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5 | food: 3.75

Visit if you like Westmalle and/or Cheese... A nice menu, and all Westmalle is available on tap, including the Half & Half recommendation of the house (half tripel half dubbel)

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Mo's Wine & Spirits

in Fairfield, Connecticut

4.67/5  rDev +15.9% | Avg: 4.03
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

One of the best spots in town for craft beer. Huge wall of coolers with everything you want. They always have cold Sea Hag, and who needs more than that? Lots of other stuff too, from good bombers to fun imports. You cant go wrong.

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in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

3.88/5  rDev -3.7% | Avg: 4.03
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

Cool warehouse with bar at front and vintage video games throughout. Hipsters galore, but I expected it in this gentrified neighborhood - lots of flannel, ski caps, black plastic glasses.

Good selections of local/regional beers and some from afar. Was happy hour so beers were $1 off what were already reasonably priced beers. $1 tacos were pretty tasty and a great value.

Played some NBA Jam, had a few beers and tacos. Good for a one-time visit for about an hour, but the novelty wears off quick with these vintage game bars.

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