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Dragoon Brewing Co.

in Tucson, Arizona

4.56/5  rDev +3.9% | Avg: 4.39
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5

Dragoon is fantastic - great service and great selection. The beer is very good. Don't let the location in an industrial park turn you off - this is a real brewery that happens to have a taproom. It's worth hunting down. Actually it's easy to find off the highway. Just head West on Grant and turn left at the Arby's.

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Zephyrhills Brewing Company

in Zephyrhills, Florida

4.9/5  rDev 0% | Avg: 4.9
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75

One of my favorite hang outs!! The staff are amazing. There is always something fun going on there. Founded by 2014 AHA National Homebrewer of the Year, Robert Hilferding, the beer is always good and Robert is very knowledgeable and fun to talk to. I highly recommend ZBC. Enjoy!!

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Falling Rock Tap House

in Denver, Colorado

4.24/5  rDev -3.6% | Avg: 4.4
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.5

Love the beer selection there, usually have really good beers there, as well has some hard to find beers, they usually have Pliny on tap, or at least something from Russian River. Service isn't the best and the food is mediocre at best, basic bar food. The main reason to go is for the beer, they have a great list of taps, and bottles/cans.

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The Crafty Fox Taphouse & Pizzeria

in Denver, Colorado

4.71/5  rDev +19.5% | Avg: 3.94
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75

They had an amazing tap list during my visit, especially with all the stouts they had. The service was awesome, both bartenders went above and beyond to help out and serve. They have food, but did not try any. I do recommend going for the tap list, I believe they had 60-70 taps. I had a hard time ordering, not because of lack of beer, but because there was just too much good stuff to try. Thankfully they do short pours, which let me have 5 beers there, instead of just 2.

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Hops & Pie

in Denver, Colorado

4.85/5  rDev +12.5% | Avg: 4.31
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 5

This place iss a must visit when you go to Denver, hell....even if your in Colorado. You definitely need to make a trip out there. Their food is amazing, personally my favorite is the pizza. I like to get the Blackberry BBQ sauce, with double serving of the Beer Braised Beef Brisket on it. The tap list is pretty well done, usually 20-25 taps, but always a stellar selection; DFH to Abraxas, to West Coast and East Coast IPAs, to stout and old ales from around the country. Again, this is a must visit location.

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Mindful Brewing Company

in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

3.58/5  rDev 0% | Avg: 3.58
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 3.25 | selection: 3.75 | food: 2

This place is new and busy so I understand the service being a little off. But the food both times I ate just wasnt very good.

The nashville hot chicken was solid, but the side of mac n cheese was as bland as could be. Second time, I tried the chicken and waffles, but boy was that a mistake. The waffle was dry and dense, and the "syrup" was more like a sweet wing sauce. it was not edible whatsoever to eat with the waffle, and it wasnt that good on the chicken either.

Beers made in house are pretty average. But they have a great selection otherwise and can in the building so thats a plus

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Hitchhiker Brewing Company

in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

4.71/5  rDev +16.6% | Avg: 4.04
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Love the vibe in this place. Unfortunately its tiny. Loved the local beef jerky and what this place is about, its just a bit small. But its 5 minutes from my house and they make great beer!

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The Happy Gnome

in Saint Paul, Minnesota

4.59/5  rDev +5% | Avg: 4.37
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4

What a great place! So many beers on tap, so much to choose from. Food is good, service is top notch. I went there for lunch, and I definitely will be back.

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Hy Vee

in Bloomington, Illinois

3.86/5  rDev 0% | Avg: 3.86
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25

Typical Hyvee wine and spirits section of the store walled off but accessible from the main store and through a separate entrance. Pretty much all the beer (except for a few things kept behind the counter) are in cold storage/cases! Very nice. The downside? So many of these beers are old - especially the IPAs. So while the cold storage helps them keep longer, they're still pretty old. Service was fine, nothing special - friendly at the cash register, but no help when I was looking around. Selection was quite expansive and thorough in the craft and domestic side of things. Imports were a bit thinner - mostly it was macro imports with a few Belgians, but overall a very solid selection.

Yea, its in a grocery store, but Im not reviewing food ... dunno why thats on here.

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Boulder Dam Brewing Co.

in Boulder City, Nevada

3.53/5  rDev +3.2% | Avg: 3.42
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3 | food: 4.25

This is a good brewpub in downtown Boulder City.

It has a small selection of beers, only a few on tap at any time and fairly standard with limited range. However, quality if above average with goo character based on what we had.

Food was excellent - excellent cheese-steak fries (wonderful), excellent burgers and sandwiches.

Service was very good and attentive.

The place itself is a weakpoint and a bit limited. The patio is nice, comfortable with a number of umbrellas but still in need of more shade in this sunny, hot climate. The inside is too limited witgh fairly little seating in a small, rather bare-bones area.

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The Dreamchaser's Brewery

in Waxhaw, North Carolina

3.91/5  rDev +4% | Avg: 3.76
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.75

Yard Breather is for real. That beer is on par with the best beer I've had in the greater Charlotte area. Service was amazing. Prices are solid. The atmosphere and everything else was really top notch. But unfortunately, I still think they need to work on their beer recipes and/or production a bit. Granted I only tried three beers, but there was a significant drop off from Yard Breather to the rest. I hate to use this description, but "the rest" tasted like average homebrew. Leads me to believe that they sort of stumbled across Yard Breather by luck at this point until I try something else from them that comes close to that level. I will be back, because every other single thing about this place kicked ass...and at least the fact that they were able to produce a beer like Yard Breather tells me they have potential.

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Rhein Haus

in Denver, Colorado

4.23/5  rDev 0% | Avg: 3.84
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4

In town for a conference. Beer selection is slanted German/Belgian brews but others available like Fresh Squeezed IPA. Definitely notable is indoor bocce courts. My wife and I had a blast playing several rounds while sipping brews.

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Timber Creek

in Mercer, Pennsylvania

3.44/5  rDev 0% | Avg: 3.77
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.25 | service: 3.25 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

Not too many places in Grove City to hang out, but the food here was very good, and a couple of their beers, like the Grizzly Bear Imperial Nut Brown Ale and Big Timber American Strong Ale were pretty solid offerings.

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Iron John's Brewing Company

in Tucson, Arizona

4.51/5  rDev +10% | Avg: 4.1
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4

Iron John's is a super small operation. Every beer I tried was good. This place is small - a couple of tables and a few bar stools. You are just coming here to try the beer. But it's worth it. If you are worthy, you should make the trip.

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Arts District Brewing Co.

in Los Angeles, California

1.8/5  rDev -46.1% | Avg: 3.34
vibe: 3 | quality: 1 | service: 3 | selection: 1

This is the worst brewery I've ever been to, as far as quality of beer goes.

The place is the epitome of craft-beer-trend cash-in, complete with too expensive skee-ball, too much wood plank, a warehouse motif, and a photo booth.

More importantly, the beer is entirely BAD. Like really bad. Like check my profile, I've had a lot of beers, and I don't mean to be rude, but I feel like I need to spare my fellow beer aficionados - THIS PLACE IS BAD.

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Collins Pub

in Seattle, Washington

4.16/5  rDev +2.7% | Avg: 4.05
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25

I visited Collins Pub yesterday on the recommendation of a friend, and I'm glad I did. This is a small neighborhood pub with a moderately-sized but outstanding taplist. They have 20 taps, focusing on Puget Sound-region breweries but occasionally going farther afield; the quality of the beers is very good indeed. The bar itself looks simultaneously old and lived-in as well as clean and welcoming; service is decent enough. If you want some great beer, it's definitely a good place to check out in the Pioneer Square area.

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Gibb's Hundred Brewing Co.

in Greensboro, North Carolina

3.61/5  rDev -11.1% | Avg: 4.06
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.25

Cool warehouse type "open" space with old wood floors, wood bar and tables, etc. in downtown Greensboro. Not crowded at all mid week right after work. 8 beers on tap. Friendly and attentive bartender. Korean BBQ food truck outside, though I did not eat. I am partial to IPA and they had only one on tap: Monkeysphere American IPA which was OK but not memorable. I would give it another try next time in Greensboro.

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Shep's Food Mart

in Saint Petersburg, Florida

4.66/5  rDev +9.9% | Avg: 4.24
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

Hands down best beer shop in town. Wide selection of beers from around the world, and handcraft from across the country. All the local brewers too. Currently under slight remodel to add draft beer and a growler station. Most knowledgeable staff in town. The "go-to" bottle shop in St. Pete.

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Bierbrouwerij Maallust

in Veenhuizen, Netherlands

3.63/5  rDev 0% | Avg: 3.63
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3

a long drive but when entering the town boundary immediately in the sphere of educational colony Veenhuizen; The style of the buildings offered also incorporate the brewery, cheese maker and baker tasting rub against the brewing kettles and you see and hear the filling operation, great friendly welcome
and how all the companies merge there, top

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Stone Brewing

in Escondido, California

5/5  rDev +11.6% | Avg: 4.48
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

One of my top favorite breweries!!! I love the selection of great craft beers at the World Bistro in Esco! They have amazing beer festivals and anniversary parties. The food at the Bistro is so good - and pairs with the beers perfectly. I highly recommend enlightening yourselves!!

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Goat Hill Tavern

in Costa Mesa, California

3.9/5  rDev -2.5% | Avg: 4
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.5

Cheap dive bar with lots o beer. Lots of impromptu specials, like the 1hour half price IPA special on the Tuesday I went. Worn interior with license plates & junk stuck to the walls, worn feel to the place.

Servers are surly but not very efficient either. But understand this place is CHEAP so I'll withstand it.

Worth it just to experience the spectacle of it all.

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Max's Taphouse

in Baltimore, Maryland

4.81/5  rDev +8.6% | Avg: 4.43
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5 | food: 4

Stopped by when I was visiting Baltimore. Phenomenal experience. Unbelievable tap list and equally great bottle list. Had a Rodenbach Alexander on tap. Great locals and Belgians. Friendly and professional service. Nonjudgmental for the non beer snobs in the bar. Typical food-bar fare. Overall a great experience and I will return the next time I'm in town.

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Confluence Brewing Company

in Des Moines, Iowa

5/5  rDev +19% | Avg: 4.2
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Hands down my favorite Des Moines brewery. Spacious and clean taproom, great selection of beer with rotating seasonals served by a great staff (who know their stuff)! Grays Lake Nessie, Southside Citra, and DSM IPA are my personal favorites. Very pleased that they are now canning. Cheers to Confluence!

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Max Wine & Spirits

in Danbury, Connecticut

2.56/5  rDev -36.8% | Avg: 4.05
vibe: 3 | quality: 2.5 | service: 2.5 | selection: 2.5

Large store with a ton of liquor and wine. A lot of beer but most of it was Macro and alot of the beer on the shelf was old. Found 1 six pack of Sea Hag that was 2 months old...couldnt find any other beers rated 4 or higher on Untappd.

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Monkey Town Brewing Company

in Dayton, Tennessee

3.54/5  rDev -4.6% | Avg: 3.71
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

Stopped in here while working in the area. Limited selection of their own beers (2 on my visit), but a good selection of other craft brews. Industrial look to the interior. The food and the service were good. I’ll be back!

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