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Red White And Brew

in Mount Holly, New Jersey

4/5  rDev -5% | Score: 4.21
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

As of this writing (late November 2017) Red White and Blue has been CLOSED for several months. It is sad to see them go.... as reflected in the other reviews, they were a fine little store. Mount Holly New Jersey is turning into a Micro beer lovers paradise, with Village idiot Brewing Company and Spellbound Brewing both in close proximity. Fortunately for the good people of South Jersey, we live in a target-rich environment, with many breweries, bar/restaurants, and package good stores, so the unfortunate loss of RW&B won't greatly impact the average beer drinker.

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Lost Duck Brewing Company

in Fort Madison, Iowa

2/5  rDev -36.3% | Score: 3.14
vibe: 2 | quality: 1 | service: 3 | selection: 2 | food: 2.5

Stopped in here while visiting the in-laws over Thanksgiving. There were four of us eating and drinking and the food was ok to decent. The pork tenderloin sandwich was the highlight. The beer was simply terrible. We tried four different beers (hefeweizen, two different light lagers, and the porter) and they all had chemical-like off flavors. It seems like they have some major sanitation/contamination issues. One of the light lagers also had a faint raspberry taste to it, which leads me to believe they previously had a raspberry wheat on the same line and never clean them. The waiter was very nice, but when I asked him for a beer recommendation he said, "Oh, I don't drink beer." Ok then. If that's the only craft beer he's been exposed to I don't blame him.

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Dr. Granville Moore's

in District of Columbia

3.54/5  rDev -17.3% | Score: 4.28
vibe: 2 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.5

I really wanted to like this place, though had a few issues. Its a fine line between 'hole in the wall' character and construction zone, this spot errs more towards a mid-renovations vibe with exposed wiring and walls that seemed half finished. Beer selection was almost exclusively begians, very good quality brews. Service was spotty- the appetizer that we ordered arrived after our entrees. The ingredients were of high quality, though preparation seemed off. We arrived later in the evening- sometime between 9 and 10pm so my ratings reflect some reservation in judgments. Given this spot's reputation, I'd be interested in giving it another shot if I'm ever in the neighborhood. It seems to have alot of potential.

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RiverMarket Bar and Kitchen

in Tarrytown, New York

4.2/5  rDev 0% | Score: 4.2
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Newer, large, comfortable restaurant/market/bar, nice view of the the new TapanZee (Cuomo) bridge....great place to come with a larger group. There is a farmers market themed store area near the entrance, that offers a quality selection of bottles and cans.

Quality service, very well prepared food, and surprise surprise 12 quality taps....very happy to find quality craft/boutique options such as Equilibrium, Sloop, Captain Lawrence, Southern Tier and a host of other NY state breweries...

Cool spot for a meal or for a few beers at the bar

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Steel Bonnet Brewing Company

in Scotts Valley, California

4.06/5  rDev 0% | Score: 4.06
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

This is a cool taproom tucked in a corner of a shopping area. Super fun place especially if they are spinning vinyl on the turntables. The beer is pretty tasty as well.

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Saint Louis Hop Shop

in Saint Louis, Missouri

4.89/5  rDev 0% | Score: 4.64
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 5

They love their beer and they really know a lot about their selection. Not a huge selection (guessing about 150), but they make a great selection.

Very helpful and friendly. No Budweiser to be found here (unlike the rest of the city).

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Twentynine Palms Liquor &Mobil Gas

in Twentynine Palms, California

3.79/5  rDev 0% | Score: 3.79
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4

This small store is located at the corner of Highway 62 and Adobe Road in Twentynine Palms. Surprisingly their selection is pretty solid, they carry macro and the basic micro beers like Samuel Adams, Sierra Nevada, Lagunitas, Stone, Goose Island, etc. They also carry a good amount of import beers. I was also able to find some old Russian River beers like Damnation, Consecration, and Supplication. Each bottle was about 2-3 years old. Also found some BCBS from 2016, about 2 cases. Customer service is good, they sell gas, and most of their beers is refrigerated. Probably the best place to stop in town for beer selection if you're ever in Twentynine Palms.

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Lock City Brewing Co.

in Stamford, Connecticut

4.17/5  rDev 0% | Score: 4.23
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

Small brewery in industrial park. Taproom is to the left of the entryway and is a fairly narrow room with communial tables along both walls. A mobile tap separates the taproom from the brewhouse. They had 7 beers on tap, the 2 I had were excellent. Place was hopping, but service was quick and efficient. I think they've only been open a few months, and I look forward to seeing how they grow.

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Aslan Brewing Company

in Bellingham, Washington

4/5  rDev +5.3% | Score: 3.8
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Had a few beers during happy hour while visiting the area: Simcoe Slice, Batch 15, Falcon Punch - all excellent IPAs. Happy hour food items were definitely better than average as well.

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Mesquite River Brewing (MRB)

in Scottsdale, Arizona

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

Strip mall location where parking lot seems small for the amount of businesses around it. Walking inside you notice a big spacious area with a smallish bar and several high tops. There are also some couches in the front for more casual hanging. Lots of local art decorates the walls. The very back has a big wall of coasters from loads of breweries.

There were 9 MRB brews on draft with 3 guest taps. Most pints are $6 and take a buck off during happy hour. I only enjoyed one beer here but it was good.

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Vetter Alt Heidelberger Brauhaus

in Heidelberg, Germany

3.73/5  rDev -7.7% | Score: 4.04
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5

Vibe: I visited this place early on a Thursday evening. The interior of the brewpub looked like an authentic German beer hall and had wooden tables, copper brew kettles, and decorations on the wall. It wasn't overly crowded and we were able sit at tables that were reserved later in the evening, as long as we left before the time of the reservation.

Quality: Beers were served in a variety of glassware at the proper temperatures.

Service: Service was average by German standards and all of the wait staff spoke English.

Selection: A total of four beers were available on tap: Helles, Weizendunkel, Weihnachtsbock, and Vetter 33. The first three beers were available in Kleines (0.3L), Halbe (0.5L), Maß (1.0L), Faß (5.0L) and the Vetter 33 was available in 0.1L and 0.2L serving sizes. A flight of all four beers (0.1L sizes) was also available.

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Huss Brewing Co - Uptown Taproom

in Phoenix, Arizona

4.13/5  rDev 0% | Score: 4.13
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Located in the back corner of a shopping center, the place is a typical modern bar / eatery. There is plenty of glass for natural light along with some garage doors that open up into outdoor seating. The bar is L shaped and wraps the wall for the kitchen. Plenty of regular tables for dining or enjoying a pint. There were 10 Huss beers on draft, including two specialty brews for the season. The beers were solid offerings in the styles. Definitely a cool place to hang through happy hour, especially with the pint-priced small pitcher offering.

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The Phoenix Ale Brewery Central Kitchen

in Phoenix, Arizona

3.95/5  rDev 0% | Score: 3.95
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4

This place is oddly located on the back side of the building where the address is, so pull around the back and park there, or walk it from the front. Walking inside there is a big U shaped bar that can seat about 15 or so patrons. The bar has an open kitchen off the back of it. Plenty of booths and tables here along wth some outdoor seating. Lots of TVs too. Huge board over the bar shows the drafts available.

There were 7 Phoenix brews on along with 8 guest taps. The few beers I had were decent. The service was slower than other establishments. The food was definitely good and well prepared. Overall this was an enjoyable visit minus the hard time finding it.

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Pivovár Národní

in Praha, Czech Republic

4.06/5  rDev 0% | Score: 4.06
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

In the heart of Prague, right next to the NationalTheater by the Vltava river, easy to stop by. Offers really good quality food and steaks and let alone their original craft pilseners on tap. Found it nice, not overcowded but not too special either when compared to other classic breweries of central Prague.

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New Terrain Brewing Co

in Golden, Colorado

4.23/5  rDev +1.4% | Score: 4.17
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.5

Amazing, vast brewpub with scenic views and a bustling atmosphere including humans and canines (although I do concur with other reviewers that I wish there were fewer kids running around). The beer was fantastic with a great selection of styles. My only complaint is that when it's crowded, you have to wait in a very long line to get a beer - they need to fix that. But definitely worth multiple visits and a very unique experience.

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Baere Brewing Company

in Denver, Colorado

4.05/5  rDev -2.9% | Score: 4.17
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4

I'm not big into strip mall brewpubs, but I didn't really mind since the quality of the beers was excellent and the bartenders knowledgeable and willing to share tips about their "competitors."

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LowDown Brewery + Kitchen

in Denver, Colorado

4.06/5  rDev +1.2% | Score: 4.01
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Very friendly bartenders and top quality brews. The brewmaster had some 2-3 year old imperial stout he brought out when another offering tapped out. Food was also excellent.

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Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project

in Denver, Colorado

3.94/5  rDev -12.1% | Score: 4.48
vibe: 3 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Lots of sours and "offbeat" beers here, but they also have the "basics" if you're not feeling adventurous. Friendly staff. Food offerings within the same business complex also.

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Wren House Brewing Co

in Phoenix, Arizona

4.38/5  rDev +3.8% | Score: 4.22
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Located next to a liquor store, this is a small little tasting room with a 10 seat wood top bar. Walls are painted off-white over the bricks. Some table fill the space. Blackboard lists the offerings. There were 9 on draft during my visit, and the two beers I had were of very high quality and quite tasty. Definite local vibe in the room as most people seemed to know each other. Defintely worthy of a visit if you are on this side of town.

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Old Irving Brewing Co.

in Chicago, Illinois

4.45/5  rDev +5.2% | Score: 4.23
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

A large industrial space with a large full service center bar surrounded by stools for over 40 and, outside that ring, high op tables seating another 40 or so. To the right, past the hostess table, is restaurant style seating with booths and communal tables; easily room for 100 or more. In the back, just short of the visible brewhouse is a space for smaller parties of 30 or so with bags games set up.

The place is hopping on a Saturday night with multiple TV's for your favorite team and music instead of talking sports heads.

The service is attentive and well trained.

Selection includes about a dozen in-house pulls with a full range from berliner weiss to imperial stout. I enjoyed the several beers I had, especially the Imperial Krampus Cookies and the base.

Food was delicious and plentiful.

Downside is parking. Get a driver, or use public transit.

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Widowmaker Brewing

in Braintree, Massachusetts

4.79/5  rDev +8.6% | Score: 4.41
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.25

Big spot, open, service is excellent. They really want you to have a good time. They are kid friendly, have corn hole games, ting, darts and lots of board games. Food trucks rotate on weekends and they have menus for local take out delivery. Also have free snacks to go along with great beer!

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McFate Brewing Company

in Scottsdale, Arizona

4.55/5  rDev +6.6% | Score: 4.27
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Visited on a midday weeknight, and the place was packed. Large concrete top bar that can seat about 15 or so, along with a number of tables indoors and on the front patio, there weren't many seats left. They listed 17 on draft with 3 guest taps. $6 flights of 3 four ounce tastings or a pint. I enjoyed a tasty chicken sandwich along with two pints - great quality all around. Service was prompt and eager to keep your glass full. One of the better places I have visited across the country.

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The Courtyard Brewery

in New Orleans, Louisiana

4.46/5  rDev -1.1% | Score: 4.51
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5

this was the only brewery we had time to visit on our trip to new orleans unfortunately, but it was definitely the one to hit! a cool minimalist space set back off the road, with some relaxed seating out front in what looks like it used to be a loading dock area for whoever occupied the space previously. the taproom is a hodgepodge of assorted random furniture, tables and chairs that look like they dont go together, sort of a trailer park vibe, but comfortable and welcoming. no seats at the bar, just a walk up service counter set up, but quick service, friendly, and we got to meet an owner fellow who could not have been more humble and generous with his time. the selection here was epic, i mean, absurdly good, granted they had some leftover special beers from a recent anniversary party, but they had to have near 20 of their own beers on tap across a ton of styles, but also some really heady guest brews both local and beyond. if you cant find a beer that excites you here, you arent a beer drinker! love the diversity of the menu. their house beers were high quality, a bunch of hazy ipa types all tastes good, they had a vintage wheatwine on that was really nice, and a molasses porter that was excellent as well, all of them were inventive and delicious. i liked the care free vibe in here, the mellow nature of the folks hanging out, and the ridiculous beer selection. i hope to make it back here again some day, this was one of my favorite brewery visits of the year this year, highly recommended!

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ChatterBox of Long Grove

in Long Grove, Illinois

3.25/5  rDev 0% | Score: 3.51
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 2 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.75

Brew pub that wants to be something more. Offers live entertainment, 70-80's rock music played a bit too loud and some great sliders/street tacos. Service was very slow and maybe our group of 4 just got the worst waiter of the bunch. We'd try the place again because it is local and the beer selection is decent.

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Steamworks Brewing Company

in Vancouver, British Columbia

3.89/5  rDev +0.8% | Score: 3.86
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Still going since the 1990’s, Steamworks has stayed current by injecting contemporary styles (ie. hoppy) while capitalizing on its outstanding location. The newer pub addition upstairs offers a good selection of bar and booth seating with a spacious atmosphere. Good selection of house brews on tap along with food from the restaurant. Friendly staff, efficient service and enough TVs to catch the Canucks game.

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