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La Bièrothèque

in Montréal, Quebec

4.19/5  rDev -1.2% | Avg: 4.24
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Nice little store located in the Italian sector of Montreal. The selection of beers is not huge but there is plenty of hard to find and very good beers. Price are higher than other places in town but you won’t get the selection. Staff is knowledgeable.

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The Wrigley Brewery & Taproom

in Corbin, Kentucky

4.69/5  rDev +2% | Avg: 4.6
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75 | food: 5

Love this place! A true celebration of kentucky with 24 regional brews on taps spanning from casked to sours to pale ales and fun IPAs. Great bourbon selection too. The food menu ranges from 13-15 offerings but its done right with lots sourced from local farms. The menu even has a killed Nacho Black Bean Vurger. My favorite element is the space, combined with the great brews and food its awesome find off the beaten path. 4 miles off I-75

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in York, Pennsylvania

3.93/5  rDev -0.5% | Avg: 3.95
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Love the concept of this place! Enjoyed the food quite a bit. Order and pickup at counter service, staff was friendly and knowledgeable about both beer and food. I have two main gripes: you have to order alcohol separately at the bar, and beer quality is mixed. Had a Biere de Garde which was excellent, and an IPA that I was tempted to send back (and I don't say that often). It had a weird aftertaste. I'd definitely come back as the food is great and the value is solid.

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Stone Grille & Taphouse

in York, Pennsylvania

3.9/5  rDev -4.6% | Avg: 4.09
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4

Bottle shop is a nice stop. Decent selection, lots of local options, fair prices. A few bombers as well as reasonably priced growlers. My only gripe is that it seems growler turn over is low, so freshness might be a concern on hoppier beers.

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The Point Park & Eats

in San Antonio, Texas

4.93/5  rDev +15.7% | Avg: 4.26
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75

The Point Park is San Antonio's first ever Food Truck Park and ice house, featuring primarily American and Texas craft beer. The Point opened in March 2012 and is family owned and operated. The park is super family friendly with an area for the grownups who enjoy a cold one and also an area for the kids. Friendly, laid back, no pretentious airs about it. This place is open to every level of beer connoisseur.

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Cranbrook Liquors

in Cockeysville, Maryland

3.08/5  rDev -4.6% | Avg: 3.23
vibe: 2.75 | quality: 2.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3

Staff are nice and helpful. Store is decently clean and organized. Beer selection is sub par compared with other options in the area. Didn't look like much turnover in stock last time I was there.

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Beer Table To Go

in New York, New York

1.53/5  rDev -59.3% | Avg: 3.76
vibe: 3 | quality: 1 | service: 2 | selection: 1

Pros: people are friendly and the beer selection is good and convenient for people on the fly.

Cons: going into this shop and witnessing first hand the tourist trap that this is, I can see why there are only 10 reviews.

Most people who know NYC and beer would avoid this place.

Let's put it this way.

There are various merchants riding the dwindling craft beer bandwagon who decide to open up shops in areas where the rent is too high and price gouge customers ignorant or desperate enough to pay for a beer that anywhere else would be $10 lower than the asking price ($38 for a $21 bottle), then cash grab before their year is up and they close shop, never to be missed.

This place is no different.

My heart bleeds for people trying to make a dream happen and more power to these guys for trying, but that being said... Take my advice.

Go somewhere else.

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The Monk's Kettle

in San Francisco, California

4.68/5  rDev +6.8% | Avg: 4.38
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.75

Really good experience here trying some new beers and having a quick meal. The service was excellent. The bartender knew a lot about the beer he was serving. My only knock is how small it was - but that happens

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Craft Beer Cellar

in Newton, Massachusetts

4.97/5  rDev +10.4% | Avg: 4.5
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

One of the first in the franchise - these guys have beer on lock. Some of the friendliest beer people you'll ever meet always bringing more to the table.

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Oskar Blues Home Made Liquids & Solids

in Longmont, Colorado

4.44/5  rDev +1.6% | Avg: 4.37
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Several Marriott hotels nearby for out-of-towners, this OB joint has a lot of beer to choose from and some very solid food. Managed to visit when Pliney the Elder was available, so that was neat. Wide open space with plenty of bar top available. Much of the food has a southern slant to it, but it's fairly typical bar fare. Easy to get to and get out of, it's easily a place I would revisit.

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The Bruery

in Placentia, California

4.5/5  rDev +1.6% | Avg: 4.43
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75

With a tap list of 50'ish beers, this place runs the gamut on styles, densities, complexities, adjuncts. All of their beers on tap have outweighed the bottles I have taken home or purchased at retail. Great list of food trucks that park right outside the joint to supplement the (often times) high alcohol content pours. Sample pours available and highly recommended for a run through of five beers. Great way to try the range of styles and densities. The beer menu is organized from "lightest to heaviest" for those not extremely knowledgeable about beers.

Very close to a Residence Inn (Marriott property) hotel, which makes drinking and walking back doable for out-of-towners. Bottle Logic isn't too far away for those that want to double dip on a single day. Highly recommended.

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Corks, Caps & Taps

in Winston-Salem, North Carolina

3.55/5  rDev -0.6% | Avg: 3.57
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5

Stopped in here with my wife the other night. Decent selection of beer on draft, but this is by far a more wine-forward establishment. Decent number of people there. Good bar space for seating. Couple of couches in the back with some TVs for watching sports. Not a bad little place for a date-night.

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Bottle Logic Brewing

in Anaheim, California

4.64/5  rDev +9.4% | Avg: 4.24
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

Nice spot with some outdoor and indoor seating. Small venue, but nice list on tap, with many beer styles available including (my favorite) barrel-aged beers. Service at the bar was excellent. They have several pour sizes, including taster glasses (3 oz/4 oz) which is perfect for out-of-towners who want to try EVERYTHING, like me. Anaheim area and not far from The Bruery, so I suggest a double dip visit.

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Lonerider Brewing Company

in Raleigh, North Carolina

5/5  rDev +25.9% | Avg: 3.97
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Friendly and knowledgeable staff, with a good variety of beer. 10 -14 beers on tap. Great atmosphere with a large tent outside for events. Family and dog friendly.

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Pirate Republic Brewing

in Nassau, Bahamas

4.13/5  rDev +10.7% | Avg: 3.73
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

Coming off a cruise ship, it's wonderful to find good beer. even better to find locally brewed beer. This pub in Nassau was a blessing. Decent selections of their won ales, good food, friendly, knowledgeable bartender. I'll be there every time I visit!

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Parlay Gastropub

in Rockville Centre, New York

3.88/5  rDev 0% | Avg: 3.88
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.75

Come for the beer selection and that's it.

Amazing beer choices with harder to get local stuff. Prices are not terrible too comparatively.

Food can be hit or miss, and service a little slow, but not a bad place overall.

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Canterbury Ales

in Oyster Bay, New York

4.6/5  rDev +8.2% | Avg: 4.25
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

This place has a small but well cultivated beer list. Definitely not a "40 BEERS ON TAP PLACE" but that makes it better because each beer has good rotation. They highlight local beers but have a strong selection from across the US.

The food is also amazing, prices are a little steep, but well worth it.

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Raleigh Beer Garden

in Raleigh, North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +12.4% | Avg: 3.78
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 3 | selection: 5 | food: 2.5

This is craft beer heaven. They have over 300 beers on tap. Youthful fun atmosphere that is an easy place to spend many hours at. The food is ok but you dont typically come to the beer garden for food, you go for the unending amounts of beer. You may sit there the entire time scrolling through tap hunter looking for your next beer. Seriously they have a lot of beer.

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Funk Brewing Company - Etown

in Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania

4.53/5  rDev +6.3% | Avg: 4.26
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Funk Brewing is a great little tasting room for the Funk Brewery from Northampton County. The beer and food are good and the bartenders are very attentive! Funk often has some very nice limited editions and firkins.

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The Growler Spot

in Fulshear, Texas

4.58/5  rDev +5.3% | Avg: 4.35
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Great place with a wonderful selection. Very knowledgeable staff and they hold special events very often. Not a lot of beer bars that you can enjoy darts, shuffle board and leather recliners.

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Birch & Barley / ChurchKey

in District of Columbia

4.56/5  rDev +2.7% | Avg: 4.44
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Visited ChurchKey on Tuesday, January 24th, 2017.

Vibe is really nice. Perfect size crowd, every table and spot was pretty much filled.

Quality is almost as good as it gets...from the beer to the food. Draft list was amazing, food is solid. The place looks nice, hip and modern. Really up to date.

Service was good. Server was knowledgeable about the beers which was good to see.

Beer selection there makes this place a must. Started with fresh Hopslam on draft, had Hardywood Christmas Morning, Dino Smores, Mexican Cake collab with Evil Twin, and a RAR juicy IPA. I took a friend there who was visiting from LA and he was impressed. The bottle list is even better.

Food is nice. Ordered wings (solid) and tots (really good version). We only really came for drinks, but the menu made me want to come back.

Overall, you must go if in DC. I have been to most of the places, and this is near the top. Parking is tough, but a parking garage is walking distance if you can't score street parking.

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Hops & Hocks

in Brooklyn, New York

4.08/5  rDev -5.1% | Avg: 4.3
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Small place just off the Morgan L in Brooklyn. Mixture of small cheese/meat shop and craft beer. The quality of the beer has always been good. They have both refrigerated and room temperature beers organized well by style with the price easy to see. They have a selection of beers on tap, usually local, that can be taken home in growlers. The service has always been pleasant and knowledgeable. Very good selection, getting hard to find beers like Grimm, Cigar City Marshall Zhukov, and Bell's Black Note Stout as well as tons of great obscure import options. Definitely worth a visit if you're in the area looking for a good beer.

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Howells & Hood

in Chicago, Illinois

3.49/5  rDev -2.8% | Avg: 3.59
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.25 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Like most of the reviews here already, H&H is an acceptable but unremarkable place.
The beer selection is large (100+) but not great, the food is good but not excellent, the indoor ambiance is mediocre, and the service is very average.
Best things I can say about this place are that the location on Mag Mile and the outdoor patio in the summer are outstanding, and the spinach/artichoke dip is superb.

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Malt & Mold - Gramercy

in New York, New York

4.64/5  rDev 0% | Avg: 4.21
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

The vibe is small shop that knows all the customers. Any time you visit they have regulars in trying beer, buying cheese, or enjoying a sandwich which changes daily(you have to try Friday's!). The quality and selection of beer is top notch, both on tap and whats available in bottles. On a recent visit they had beers from Carton, Burial, Finback, Grimm, and Greenpoint. The service is very friendly and knowledgable.

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Long Live Beerworks

in Providence, Rhode Island

4.69/5  rDev +19% | Avg: 3.94
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4

Small, casual tasting room right in the same space as the brewery, in an up-and-coming part of the Westside of PVD. The brewer himself, Armando, is often pouring beers and filling growlers. Cool lettering and design all around done by the brewer's wife. The space is small, so it can get a bit cramped, and the seating isn't really comfortable if you plan to be there a while. In the warmer weather, there is a small patio area to enjoy your beer.
The beer is fantastic! Mostly juicy, unfiltered New England IPAs, but there is usually a stout or porter (often with coffee) available. Most Fridays, they have a firkin of one of their beers, cask-conditioned with fruit, chocolate, or whatever. Their IPAs are, in my opinion, the best in Rhode Island, and can hold their own with the great New England breweries. And the prices are great: $2 for tasters (4 oz, I think), $5-6 for pints, $8-9 for 32 oz growler fills. (They fill any growlers from wherever, but their swag is really stylish, so you might want to pick up a new growler for $5).
This place is growing fast in popularity, so they don't keep beers on long. They have 7 taps, but lately they often have only 3 beers on at a time.

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