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Long Live Beerworks

in Providence, Rhode Island

3.61/5  rDev -7.2% | Avg: 3.89
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3 | selection: 3.5

Really tiny but a cool little room. By tiny I mean really tiny. Usually 3-6 beers available, most draft, some cans/bottles/growlers depending on the day. Check ahead. Casks every week too I believe.

Quality of the beer is really good, especially for Rhode Island. Unfortunately, they charge way too much. I'd love to give them a higher rating but charging $17 for a 4-pack is just silly. I picked up a 4-pack of Heady from a grocery store in southern VT for less than that.

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Brewfest Beverage Co.

in Ludlow, Vermont

4.37/5  rDev +2.1% | Avg: 4.28
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75

Excellent store. The place is clean and well organized with lots of local craft brews. None of the Vermont "whales" as far as I could see, but who can complain when you can stock up on fresh Rock Art and 14th Star.

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Beer Table To Go

in New York, New York

4.4/5  rDev +14.9% | Avg: 3.83
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

In Sum: Great beer store staffed by knowledgeable and friendly staff. Expensive, but worth it for the commuting crowd who enjoy a good rotating selection of local and craft beers.

Pros: Friendly, patient, and well educated staff. Convenient location for metronorth travelers, quick moving lines, rotating taps, solid staple of good beers with daily new and rare finds available. Occasional tastings from NYC breweries. Great selection of beers and styles, clean tap lines, fresh cans from NYC breweries.

Cons: It is expensive, but its a craft beer store in Grand Central Station so the prices are to be expected. You can buy a $5-$8 stella/coors/harpoon at any of the other vendors in GCS so in the end I think its worth it for $6 two hearteds or $7 pipeworks' cans.

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Weathered Souls Brewing Co.

in San Antonio, Texas

4.11/5  rDev 0% | Avg: 4.11
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Really like the vibe here. Nice outdoor space and when they have live music it definitely gets on the loud side. No food, but they let you bring food in. I've had beers taste different on the few times I've been there and at times the selection hasn't been that diverse, but they're new so I expect that will improve. I do enjoy going here and look forward to visiting here again.

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The Anchor Fish & Chips

in Minneapolis, Minnesota

4.3/5  rDev -1.4% | Avg: 4.36
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Outstanding Fish & Chips huge lightly breaded and succulent, Looked to be around 10 taps , 3 -4 Irish the rest were local, its a decent list, but you come here for the food, The hamburger is also very good , the place is always crowded and hard to get a seat during late afternoon & dinner. Another plus is Dangerous man is just a block away.

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Beverage Warehouse

in Winooski, Vermont

5/5  rDev +18.2% | Avg: 4.23
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

I'm biased since I work here part time but I was a customer long before that. Owners Jen and George are always willing to go out of their way to help customers find great VT beer. Staff is loaded with beer geeks and the selection is second to none in the state. Cheers to the Bevie!

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Middle Earth Music Hall

in Bradford, Vermont

4.26/5  rDev 0% | Avg: 4.26
vibe: 5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

Rest in peace. Was an awesome spot to catch live music and have a few local beers.

No longer open. The new establishment in this location is not a BA type of place unless you feel like having a few bud heavies and a bar fight.

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Swamp Head Brewery

in Gainesville, Florida

4.06/5  rDev -4.7% | Avg: 4.26
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

Second time driving up to new Swamphead from Citrus county. First time there was limited selection (for unknown reason). This time I got there 40 minutes before opening, but employee saw me and wetlands let me in early so I could fill growler and get 10-10-10, tropical disturbance and smoke signal and get back on road to Citrus. Great that they went out of their way. And I am enjoying great beer. Wish I could stay later and enjoy wetlands, but I am an old fart.

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Southbound Brewing Company

in Savannah, Georgia

4.28/5  rDev 0% | Avg: 4.28
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

The first thing you notice upon walking into Southbound's taproom is the impressive mural. Vibrant colors paint scenes of music and celebration. The brewhouse and cellar are viewed easily from the bar. A variety of styles were available and service was quick and courteous. Staff was knowledgeable on beer selections and made excellent recommendations.

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No.3 Craft Brews & Beer Bar

in Cape Coral, Florida

5/5  rDev +9.6% | Avg: 4.56
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Selection - The only bottle shop in the Cape. Always has a good selection of bottle and draft. The 13 taps rotate pretty often, every 2 - 3 days at least half will be something new. They keep a good range of styles on tap at a time too - IPA, DIPA, Stouts, porters, Sours, Cider, mead, etc. A couple of static lines from some of the good locals round it out too.

Atmosphere - Small place with a chill laidback vibe, feels kind of like a buddy's cool beer cave. A good group of regulars come here with a wide demographic. Bartenders are always up for beer nerd talk.

Price- Probably some of the best pricing on craft beer I've seen, especially in the area. Tap pours are consistently $1- $3 lower than others.

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CrossRoads Beverage & Deli

in Waterbury, Vermont

3.43/5  rDev -4.5% | Avg: 3.59
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.25 | service: 3.25 | selection: 4

A gas station/deli/mini mart that has access to some really great beers. Used to be a perfect spot to pick up extra heady and SoS after the more popular places ran out. Now those brews seem to be everywhere so not much need to stop unless its convenient or your filling up on the way out of town.

The staff is all friendly and they have a good selection of local brews overall.

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The Blue Stone

in Waterbury, Vermont

4.41/5  rDev +5.3% | Avg: 4.19
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Nice spot, usually easier to get a seat than PP or BB but still gets quite crowded.

We sat at the bar and ordered smaller size pizza's. The pizza's are yuppie style, not traditional toppings and cooked thin crusted in a brick oven. Good quality ingredients and inventive. Cracked egg on mine added a great layer of complexity to the flavors.

Above average beer menu. Similar to what other places in Waterbury can offer. HF, Lawson's, etc.

A good change of pace to the pub fair offered at other Waterbury locations.

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Stones Throw Brewing Co.

in Bellingham, Washington

4.03/5  rDev 0% | Avg: 4.03
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

This is a house converted into a brewery. Good sized front patio seating, small taproom, followed by two other outdoor spaces with a fire pit (covered) and a sundeck right on top of the brew house. Really a cool space I thought especially with these cooling holes built into the bar for your pint glass. Beers were solid with potential to improve. Ginger ale was rather good though, well balanced to not be too sweet or too much ginger either. People were nice and really helpful. Will check it out again in a few months to see new beers.

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OB Noodle House Bar 1502

in San Diego, California

4.25/5  rDev -2.1% | Avg: 4.34
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

I'm glad I finally got a chance to visit OB Noodle House Bar 1502. I had some beers across the street so I stopped by to grab some fried rice to take back to the hotel. The fried rice was delicious.

This place had a unique interior. The benches/chairs seemed to be made out of concrete blocks on wheels. It's open air. They seemed to have a nice tap list.

Next time, I'll try more food! And, then some beer! Cool place.

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Raglan Public House

in San Diego, California

4.1/5  rDev -0.2% | Avg: 4.11
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Raglan Public House is a sister store to the Queenstown Public House near Little Italy which means it has a New Zealand decor. Raglan is more beachy and casual than their other location. Both have their unique charm.

I found a new Alpine IPA on tap so tried that. It's not a big place. There's a bar area and some tables, booths. The bartender was friendly and informative.

Next time, if in the area, I will try their food. Enjoyed my visit.

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Victory Liquor

in Montebello, California

3.93/5  rDev 0% | Avg: 3.93
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Victory Liquor is a local liquor store in Montebello. I've been coming here for a while. They have about 5 coolers of various craft beers, mostly local stuff. They do also carry some more limited beers. For example, Firestone barrel aged beers. The cashier has always been friendly.

A nice local place to grab some craft beers.

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Uinta Brewing Company

in Salt Lake City, Utah

3.69/5  rDev -8.7% | Avg: 4.04
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Came here while in the area for work. Cool relaxed vibe. Service was slow, but I'll give a slight pass as the bartender seemed to be covering for someone who wasn't there. Selection is about a dozen of their offerings. Loved the $1 samples. Food is pub grub, but enjoyable. I'd come back for sure.

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Ballast Point Tasting Room & Kitchen

in San Diego, California

4.35/5  rDev -1.6% | Avg: 4.42
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Visited earlier today after a day of roaming the San Diego Safari Park with Da Boss.

Vibe was good for a Tuesday mid-afternoon with the crowd primarily being either skaters or tourists. Could see this would be a happening place in the evening. Large establishment with indoor/outdoor seating i would guesstimate at a 200 person capacity.

Quality of the brews were is Ballast Point!

Service was very good by the young dude taking orders at the bar (self serve bar). Food came out in good time and order. Very nice bunch of kids working there.

Selection must have been at least 30 maybe 40 taps of all BP product.

Food was very good as Da Boss enjoyed her BP Burger and i had the Bruchetta sandwich which was very good.

Definitely stop in if you are staying in downtown San will not be disappointed.

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Suarez Family Brewery

in Hudson, New York

4.68/5  rDev +4.9% | Avg: 4.46
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.25

Owners are amazing. Very hospitable,
Knowledgeable and inclusive. For a small brewery, the variety of beers is remarkable. Will certainly go out of our way to taste what's brewing.

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Ale Emporium

in Indianapolis, Indiana

4.56/5  rDev +23.2% | Avg: 3.7
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

Just counted 62 items on their beer menu. Solid variety with a skewness towards IPAs, no complaints here...

Their wing options and sauces are also quite robust and tasty.

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in Fairfield, Maine

4.49/5  rDev 0% | Avg: 4.49
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

Great selection for the central Maine area. Lots of great Maine beers. My wife loves the wines. They get drops every weekday so they always have new beers. Stop by every trip I make to Maine to visit the Parent's.

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North Park Beer Company

in San Diego, California

4.13/5  rDev -1.2% | Avg: 4.18
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Located off 30th Street, which itself makes a great crawl, North Park is a recent entry to this scene: it is a large venue with a long bar situated among a sleek and woody interior. Enjoyed several quality brews, such as the Ride the Tiger Double IPA, Burlingame Black Lager and three others, all served as full pours or tasters. Great food and service are a plus. Swanky padded bar stools - really chairs make for a comfortable place to hang out - but there are so many other places to hit.

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Metal Monkey Brewing

in Romeoville, Illinois

4.31/5  rDev +3.6% | Avg: 4.16
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.25

Metal, for sure. Warehouse setting.
Room for plenty. You'll find a large bar upon entry with about 15 stools with four high top tables in front of that. Behind the bar and cooler is room for another 20 or so. Staff is willing to help and will answer or get answers to your questions. 6 or 7 beers on tap with several of the expected styles. I enjoyed the American stout, the imperial stout, as well as the triple IPA. All were very well crafted.
No food, but trucks visit on a regular schedule.
I look forward to more from the Monkey.

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Sierra Nevada Brewery & Taproom

in Mills River, North Carolina

4.54/5  rDev +3.2% | Avg: 4.4
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.25

Been here multiple times including brewery tour.
Knowledgeable and passionate staff.
At least 20 beers on tap in the the Taproom, and lots of locally sourced, eclectic and delicious food items on the menu.
My kids loved the banana pudding!
Nice outdoor area in the back for when the weather is nice.

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Erik The Red Bar & Nordic BBQ

in Minneapolis, Minnesota

4/5  rDev 0% | Avg: 4
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Newly opened in the old Huberts location, Its sit directly across from US Bank Stadium. Nicely remolded inside with wood plank flooring and shiplap on the wall with some exposed brick. A nice round bar with full service liquor and 20-30 Taps of local , in house and regional craft brews. Nicely set tables are far enough away from each other in so that you dont feel crowded. I sat at the bar and service was friendly and attentive. They have 6-8 private brews , with nordic names made just for the bar (Bartender said in Colorado). Food is Nordic BBQ loads of smoked option's brisket pork,beef,lamb,ribs, some interesting appetizers as well . This place is clean looking and redone inside , worth a visit if in the area.

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