Capones Restaurant

Mayor: DocLock (60) | Taps: 30 | Bottles: 600
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Beers At Capones Restaurant

NameABVEntered
Hoppiní Frog Tower Tuesday: Infusion A - Coffee Porter6.2%4/24/2016
Flying Fish Exit 18 Baltic Porter9.5%3/15/2016
Long Trail Unearthed Stout7.9%3/13/2016
Newport Storm Red Dawn9%3/13/2016
Tilquin / Rulles Stout Rullquin7%3/11/2016
Free Will Black Friday Quad12.75%3/7/2016
Paradox Beer Non Fatal Souls - Whiskey Barrel Hell For Stout10%3/7/2016
Double Bastard Ale in the Rye12.7%3/7/2016
Forgotten Boardwalk What The Butler Saw5%3/3/2016
Shortís Bonafide Legit6%3/3/2016
Shortís Electric Mullet6.7%3/3/2016
Panil Divina (Barrel Aged)6.5%3/3/2016
Breckenridge 471 IPA Barrel Series: Simcoe10.5%3/3/2016
Anchor Argonaut Collection: Flying Cloud San Francisco Stout7.4%3/1/2016
SÝle Artistry & Alchemy9.1%3/1/2016
Ithaca 18th Anniversary Baltic Porter7%3/1/2016
Evolution Craft Crystal Row7.2%3/1/2016
Atwater Tunnel Ram 7.5%3/1/2016
Sixpoint C.R.E.A.M.7.2%3/1/2016
Almanac Peach de Brettaville6.5%3/1/2016
Free Will Funky Hoppy People Saison8.5%3/1/2016
Spring House Lexicon Devil Grapefruit Pale Ale6.8%2/28/2016
10 Barrel Joe6.9%2/28/2016
Lost Abbey Merry Taj IPA8%2/28/2016
Paradox Beer Skully Barrel No. 367.5%2/27/2016
Paradox Beer Skully Barrel No. 358%2/27/2016
Magic Hat Wee Heavy Champ8%2/27/2016
Doylestown R5 Lager4.6%2/27/2016
Atwater Going Steady IPA4.6%2/27/2016
Almanac Farmerís Reserve Blueberry7%2/27/2016
Allagash Evora8.5%2/27/2016
Samuel Adams Rebel IPA - Grapefruit6.3%2/27/2016
Forgotten Boardwalk Morro Castle5.7%2/27/2016
Goose Island Rasselbock6.8%2/26/2016
Sweetwater Hash Session IPA4.2%2/26/2016
Ommegang Rosetta 5.6%2/25/2016
Narragansett Lovecraft Innsmouth Olde Ale7%2/25/2016
Sweetwater Hash Brown6.2%2/25/2016
Forgotten Boardwalk 1916 Shore Shiver6.9%2/25/2016
Paradox Beer Skully Barrel No. 37 7%2/25/2016
Two Roads / Evil Twin Geyser Gose5.5%2/25/2016
Boulevard Smokestack Series - Chocolate Ale with Raspberry9.1%2/25/2016
Peak Organic Super Fresh7.6%2/24/2016
Forgotten Boardwalk Funnel Cake5.5%2/24/2016
Shortís Earl of Brixom3.9%2/24/2016
Shortís Space Rock5%2/24/2016
Saranac SíMore Porter6.2%2/24/2016
Roy Pitz HoneySucker Pils5.2%2/24/2016
Stone Old Guardian - Pekko Dry-Hopped11%2/24/2016
New Holland Pilgrimís Dole Bourbon Barrel Wheatwine Ale12%2/16/2016
Evolution Craft Rise Up Russian Imperial Stout10%2/16/2016
Lost Abbey Box Set: Track #10 (Bat out of Hell)12%2/15/2016
Sixpoint Hi-Res10.5%2/14/2016
Terrapin Side Project Poivre Potion9.2%2/7/2016
Dogfish Head Higher Math17%2/5/2016
Allagash James and Julie7.7%2/4/2016
Rogue Voodoo Doughnut Mango Astronaut5.5%2/4/2016
Goose Island A Real Nice Surprise8.3%2/4/2016
Coronado Stingray Imperial IPA7.9%2/2/2016
Thornbridge Saint Petersburg 7.4%2/2/2016
Terrapin Tiramisu-Hoo8.5%2/2/2016
Summit Unchained 20 Sticke Alt6.3%1/31/2016
Breckenridge Ophelia - Tequila Barrel6.6%1/31/2016
Dock Street Ninoís Prickly Pears6.75%1/31/2016
Fat Headís Goggle Fogger Hefe Weizen5.5%1/31/2016
Fat Headís Battle Axe Baltic Porter8%1/31/2016
Fat Headís / Jackie Oís Liquid Courage10.3%1/31/2016
Newport Storm 1511%1/31/2016
Great Lakes Alberta Clipper7.8%1/30/2016
Green Flash Silva Stout10.1%1/30/2016
Avery The Beast Grand Cru Ale18%1/29/2016
Ommegang Soothsayer8.9%1/27/2016
Uinta Crooked Line Stompiní Grounds Coffee Stout8.1%1/26/2016
Uinta Crooked Line Port Oí Call9.4%1/26/2016
Founders Backstage Series #14: Project Pam10.8%1/26/2016
Two Roads 20 Ton Ale12%1/25/2016
Two Roads Bergamonster Imperial Wheat Ale8.2%1/25/2016
Smuttynose Big Beer Series: Rocky Road Stout7.3%1/25/2016
Sierra Nevada Ovila Dubbel - Barrel Aged7.5%1/25/2016
East End / Pizza Boy Moonstomp0%1/23/2016
Newport Storm InfRIngement10%1/23/2016
Free Will Olly7.8%1/22/2016
Great Divide 21st Anniversary6.2%1/22/2016
Long Trail Smash Project #2 - Maris Otter Malt/Single Hop Mosaic6.8%1/21/2016
Boon Oude Geuze VAT 799%1/20/2016
Kasteel Winter11%1/19/2016
Forest & Main Hapi7%1/19/2016
Sierra Nevada Otra Vez4.5%1/18/2016
Knee Deep Breaking Bud IPA6.5%1/18/2016
Lagunitas One Hitter Series: Bitter Oats10.5%1/16/2016
Knee Deep Lupulin River8%1/16/2016
Samuel Adams Rebel Raw10%1/16/2016
Wicked Weed Freak Of Nature Double IPA8.4%1/16/2016
Knee Deep Simtra Triple IPA11.25%1/16/2016
Manayunk Summer Paradise (2015+)3.8%1/16/2016
Samuel Adams Crystal Pale Ale5.3%1/16/2016
Hitachino Nest Anbai Ale7.5%1/16/2016
Yards Golden Hop IPA5.7%1/16/2016
Ballantine Burton Ale11.3%1/16/2016
Conshohocken Harbinger of Change7.7%1/15/2016


60
  • AMBIANCE 2/5
  • SERVICE 6/10
  • SELECTION 10/15
  • FOOD 5/10
  • VALUE 3/10
  • OVERALL 12/20
chibuck  (522) Chicago, Illinois | May 1, 2016
This place should be reviewed as bar/restaurant and a store. As the bar it wasnít the successful. 35 beers on tap, but only one of real interest to try, Rodenbach Alexander. The rest were easily and commonly available. So that was pretty disappointing. The food was all bar food, so I wasnít really thrilled to eat there. Some fried pickles were nice. The beer store was pretty nice with a varied selection. Sadly, I just missed Matt, who seems like he would have been great to talk. The person that helped me was nice but didnít know a whole lot so it made the experience less than what I was hoping for. Iím guessing there is a lot of rare stuff but you gotta come when Matt is there and be on his list. I still did get a couple rarer PA and VA ticks. Prices are very high. Not worth coming out of you way to hi up, but if I was local Iíd frequent.
70
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 3/10
  • OVERALL 12/20
Drake  (630) Free Union, Virginia | October 11, 2015
Definite diner vibe, dark. Many taps, but nothing particularly unusual or inviting. Ended up not making any purchase in the restaurant area, as I did not want ticks for ticks sake and I wasnít hungry. Then stopped by the bottle shop, staffed by a curmudgeonly but friendly shopkeeper. Lots of nooks and crannies, so keep your eyes peeled. Lots of rare and unusual stuff. Prices are staggeringly high. I assume some of this is because of PA law, but still more expensive than any other place Iíve seen in PA. Generally $3.50 or more for any single. Parking was ample.
80
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 11/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 3/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
bytemesis  (698) Sunnyvale, California | September 17, 2015
Pretty solid place on a major road with plenty of parking in front and on the side. Bar area as you enter is nicely decored with plenty of seating. Restaurant area behind looked pretty nice as well. I did not check the bottle list, although I should have. Tap list was pretty good, although there was a bit of a focus on west coast stuff. I can see that being attractive to the locals, but being FROM the west coast I didnt really need Knee Deep and Lost Abbey ticks. I ordered a flight of four and my bill was like $15, which seems a bit crazy to me. There is also a bottle shop in the back. Selection is fair, but the prices on the more unusual bottles are kinda crazy expensive. $18 for a World Wide Stout?? Otherwise, nice place.
84
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD 7/10
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
PRBeer  (473) Parsippany, New Jersey | June 18, 2015
Iíd heard and read about this place for some time...and had wanted to visit...had a chance recently to detour a bit on a drive from VA back to NJ. I had heard the food was hearty but not special...but the beer and people were great. Turned out to be true on all accounts. Nonetheless I had a great surprise upon arriving on a Sunday night. Turned out it was Lost Abbey/Port Brewing night...which in and of itself would have made the trip here great...but it gets better...being the start of Philly beer week...I lucked into a visit from the whole Lost Abbey/Port Brewing crew. That meant I got to meet the man himself...Tomme Arthur! Got a picture too...thanks to their marketing manager Adam who I got to talk and drink with. Of course I was drinking a ton of rare and less common Lost Abbey/Port Brewing beers (a little heaver on the Abbey side). So of course I had a great adventure...and fantastic visit. Getting back to Caponeís itself though...like I said up top...really great beers...fun place with good if not great ambiance...great staff...food maybe a bit ordinary...but nothing bad. This is a place I would definitely visit again...especially on a special night like a tap takeover...but I donít think Iíd visit often...too many other better places to explore.
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  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD 9/10
  • VALUE 10/10
  • OVERALL 19/20
spycow  (57) Illinois | May 20, 2015
Great gem of a bar and restaurant about 25 minutes outside of Philadelphia. They had rotating taps with beers from all over the United states with some rare, some local and a couple of traditionals. The service courteous, quick and what I would expect. The food itself was quite good for bar fare. Quite the selection and the serving size was also great. Overall, a great place that has stood the test of time and will continue to do so regardless of how the craft movement changes. Great place to have some beers. Must visit.
84
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD 8/10
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
Theydon_Bois  (924) Tourist Town (West), England | April 12, 2015
Visited on Black Friday, 29/11/13. Capones is a moderately sized bar/diner that accomodates perhaps 60 or so folks seated with around a dozen stools at the bar where we managed to squeeze in. Probably an a-typical visit in terms of it being Black Friday which carries a special beer list and the place was pretty swamped at 12.45 pm. We stayed for a couple of hours and the place maintained itís same busy edge but the service held up just fine. Crowd was local with a few beer geeks evident ticking some of the rareties and one offs, local BA specials plus a HF beer and other interesting stuff from around the US. The bottle shop is located to the rear and caries a solid selection of singles (not common in many PA liquor stores) from PA and around the US and Europe. Tasting flight available at the bar which helped us work through the list. Had a hot sandwich at the bar which was decent. Solid venue with the bonus of a decent bottle shop adjoining. As I said, I hit it with a special tap list on offer so I could have dropped a few points on another day so whilst solid - probably not quite the world class tag for me.
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  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 15/20
jackl  (643) Minneapolis, Minnesota | April 8, 2015
Visited 04/03/15. Not an easy drive from Philly, even in light afternoon traffic. Caponeís is a tired-looking Italian restaurant with a small bottle shop attached. The bottle selectionís pretty modest, with perhaps 250 beers available (the listed numberís way too high). The selection available in the shop mixes high and low. For instance, I walked out with a local sour and a 40 of Colt 45 Double Malt. Itís a solid spot, but not particularly memorable. Service was bright and cheery. My experience in the restaurant was fine. I sat at the bar and received prompt if somewhat surly service. The 25ish taps offered a decent selection of Belgian-inspired beers (La Trappe, Chimay) alongside a couple of locals (Stoudts, Fegleys). While the beer list was decent, it fell short of what I expected from a place with such a lofty reputation. I walked away not regretting my visit, but feeling that thereís places in the area where Iíd rather spend my time.
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  • AMBIANCE 2/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
Lothore  (75) California | February 19, 2015
When I pulled up it was totally not what I was expecting. Looked like an unassuming Italian restaurant with a long bar. Got a taplist that was heavily focused on local beer, more so than any other bar I found around the area, which was a big plus. Service was prompt even though it was extremely busy (and I went on a Monday!). Bottle shop out back is a tiny room with tons of good beer. Prices are high but the selection is amazing.
94
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 5/10
  • OVERALL 19/20
Art  (129) Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | December 14, 2014
Glad I stopped by here for their annual Black Friday event. Awesome selection and 20 taps. Not a bad beer on tap. Of course this was a special event but the feel of the place was still cozy. I will definitely go back again.
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  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD 6/10
  • VALUE 4/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
Slipstream  (101) | July 6, 2014
Thanks to Adrian for showing me his favorite beer establishment. It is a very fine place. The back is a little bottle shop that is packed with superb releases - somebody obviously puts some care into the place. The prices are high, but acceptable for such a fine selection. The front is a pleasant bar/restaurant, with muted decor and several TVs. Service was friendly, and the food was pub fare - I had the crab cake sandwich, which was good and well priced. Adrian likes the salad with grilled chicken. I had one of their specials once too - the jambalaya, which did not impress - better stick to the basics. There are 30 taps going, with new brews coming in all the time, There is always something exciting and hard to find on their draft list! One complaint: they serve everything very cold, even in the middle of winter. A lot of brews are not served best in this way. Caponeís is a really good place - #1 beer joint in the Philly area, and it is well worth a visit. Where Matt Capone and his crew really excel - this is what puts Caponeís head and shoulders above other, perfectly good, beer establishments - is in the area of special events. They get the best brews in the world in here, and often they are accompanied by the men who brewed them. I canít think of another place that can match them in this regard.

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