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Beer Available At Alís Of Hampden (arranged by most recent)
Goose Island Bourbon County Barleywine 100, Pizza Boy Angel of Death (Toasted Coconut) , Pizza Boy Angel of Death , Pizza Boy Dollars for Diabetes , Pizza Boy Coconut Cream Ale , Spring House The Martians Kidnap Santa Egg Nog Stout 86, Pizza Boy Punkíin Disorderly (Rum Barrel) , Pizza Boy Punkíin Disorderly (Bourbon Barrel W/ Marshmallow Fluff) , Pizza Boy Faceplant IIPA , Pizza Boy West Shore IPA 84, Pizza Boy Punkíin Disorderly , DuClaw X-1 (Imperial Chocolate Rye Porter) 98, DuClaw Divine Retribution No. 1 95, Pizza Boy Sunny Side Up (Little Amps! Pappy Van Winkle) , Pizza Boy Sour Apple 94, Pizza Boy Raspberry Sour 93, Pizza Boy Hoptart 97, Pizza Boy Sunny Side Up (Little Amps! Double Coffee) 97, Pizza Boy FreeFall , Pizza Boy 2nd place LIME IPA 79
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Travlr (1256) Washington, Washington DC | October 14, 2013| Updated October 15, 2013
98 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD 9/10 VALUE 10/10 OVERALL 20/20
This is a pizza joint. Itís an Italian deli. Itís a beer store. Oh, and itís a brewpub. Hard to find, we passed it three times, and actually switched to a different GPS, then had to stop and ask at the hotel across the street. It was worth the effort. Filled to the brim with locals, plus a steady parade of people coming in for pizzas or growler fills (and, oddly, a case of PBR or Miller Lite - fools!). The pizza is terrific, and the beers are interesting enough to keep coming back. Plus, the selection of guest taps is very solid. And the prices?? $4 a beer, holy cow! Great place, and now that Terry Hawbaker is brewing here, Iíll definitely be back. 5-8-13-8-9-18, 88.
SECOND RATING, now that theyíve moved into their new digs. The brewery portion is amazing, all new Braukon stuff, and now surrounded by barrels of every flavor, red wine, white wine, rum, bourbon. Seems like every small nook and cranny had a barrel in it. There are far more beers on tap, with the usual amazing stuff by Terry, some with fruit added, courtesy of Al. The pizza, thankfully, is just as delicious, the bottle shop is the same. Growler fills still available. Therstar of the show was the Pizza Boy sours in bottles for in house consumption. Staff is terrific, and Terry took time out from his long day (already past 6 pm) to show us around, share some beers and chat. Amazing place, worth going well out of your way to find. The only way to improve, I think, would be for them to offer sampler sizes (say, 4 ounces), especially now that the number of taps has grown so much. I want to try them all!
FooFaa (28) Lebanon, Pennsylvania | July 8, 2013
96 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 10/10 OVERALL 19/20
Love Alís. Iíd be there every night if I didnít live 40 minutes away.
The ambiance is a bit stark, but thatís hardly a concern when one considers all of the other great aspects of Alís. The owner and staff have gone to great lengths to establish a rapport with locals and regulars, and facilitate interactions between their patrons. There is a great sense of community there that will very quickly make you forget about the utilitarian design of the place. Really, everything else ambiance wise is secondary to the camaraderie that exists here.
I canít really fault the place for the lack of table service, as I think itís important to keep in mind that the restaurant portion, at its heart, is old-school pizza joint. More service isnít always better service, and preservation of a tradition sometimes takes precedence. Beyond that, the staff is fantastic. Helpful, friendly, knowledgeable, and passionate.
The tap selection is quite amazing, and thoughtfully composed. The bottle selection is also excellent with some of the best prices youíll find for bottles and six packs anywhere in the state.
The food is, well, itís a pizza shop, so set your expectations appropriately. Itís unpretentious, and well prepared.
And all of that without even mentioning the house-brewed beers! What else can be said about Terry Hawbakerís brews that hasnít already been said? Heís a world class brewer doing what world class brewers do!
All in all, this is a canít-miss place that you should definitely go out of your way for.
Steeeve (36) Ambler, Pennsylvania | March 10, 2011| Updated April 19, 2011
96 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD 10/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 18/20
Pretty nondescript pizza restaurant from the looks of it, but walk inside to find a Mecca for beer. Selection is awesome, tons of taps and plenty of bottles. Food was definitely delicious. The bread they use for sandwiches is indescribably better than the standard italian sub roll I was expecting. Prices were pretty solid, you can get a pint of more widely available American micro for $4. I just wish it was bigger!
FishBizkit (6) Camp Hill, Pennsylvania | September 22, 2011
92 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD 9/10 VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 18/20
The food and selection are awesome. Amazing selection of single bottles. Only downside is the parking... I also heard that the owner is gonna start his own micro in the basement.
thomaspwrs (1) Pennsylvania | October 15, 2010
90 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD 6/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 18/20
I love this place. Al is a connoisseur of beers and his beer list is awesome. He has an online list of 25 kegs and 3 casks that is updated real-time. He has a mix-a-six area that takes up the majority of 5 coolers (top shelf excluded plus a few bombers). He also has 6 upright coolers full of 6packs. The selection is superior and varied. Lots of big brews and hop-monsters. Iím a fan of porters, stouts and barleywines and there is always a dizzying selection. The list changes suffficiently from week to week that I am always surprised. Food is secondary... sorry.
oldp0rt (1) Quebec | August 8, 2013
90 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD 9/10 VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 18/20
Let me start by saying that the address on the website should be changed. (luckily the new location is close by).
Brand new building with a large area to sit outside. You walk in to what seems to be a cafeteria at first glance. Brewery to the left, with the barrels and fermenters. Tables in the middle and Pizza on the right.
Very extensive tap selection with over 20% of the selection to be pizza boy beers. There has to be something here for you.
Hungry? The pizza is amazing. I ordered more just to bring some back with me to eat that night.
They also have a small selection of bottles to go (sort of like a small bottle shop)
If it wasnít for the 8hour ride, Iíd be drinking/eating here all the time. Will find time to come again.
orangesol (94) Pennsylvania | August 30, 2011| Updated December 4, 2013
90 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 19/20
Not the biggest place in the world, in fact it is downright small, but it makes up for it with good food and even better beer. I have tried just about everything on the menu now and have never been disappointed. The subs are great, and the pizzaís are even better. I prefer the buffalo chicken pizza and or boil.
Now on to the good part, the beer selection. Simply put, there is no better selection of beers on the west shore. From the 24 taps, 4 on nitro, to the 3 cask hand pulls, you will not find a better selection anywhere in the area. The mix-a-six for $13 is a good deal if you are looking to try multiple things. They also fill, and sell, growlers with most of the normal tap beers. They will soon be opening their own brewery in the basement making all kinds of interesting things...Simply put, you will not find a better place for beer in this entire area, period.
matty (4) Camp Hill, Pennsylvania | January 15, 2012
86 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 4/10 OVERALL 16/20
Was going here before they started beer, so their food is good by my standards. The parking is awful, but I donít blame Alís, I understand itís the owners deal. The restaurant is small...very little room to move around. You need to come in and find a spot on the side to read the LCD beer menu board. Space is at a premium. The coolers are off to the side, but the table are right up against them, so you feel the need to look quickly. There is a small shelf near the register that has single bottle of some rare finds. They do have a "mix a six" cooler to put together your own six pack. Overall, they have a great selection of some hard-to-find beers...on tap no less. Although the price is a little high, the trade off is the rarity.
I have not tried the new brewery, but Iíve heard that their "test beers" arenít bad. Iíve heard rumor that they are moving, hopefully to a larger facility.
CountingDown (9) Harrisburg, Pennsylvania | July 2, 2010
84 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 18/20
I didnít eat, so I canít judge the food, but the beer selection is pretty awesome. Living in Central PA for a while, pickinís are slim for a lot of stuff. I planned trip to Frederick, MD usually keeps me stocked up, but now, those trips will be a lot less frequent. 2 dozen taps a great selection of 12ozs and bombers. I only spent about 3 minutes looking, but I noted Mikkeler, Lost Abbey, Cantillion Weyerbacher, Bellís, Stone, Founders, Ommegang, Jolly Pumpkin... The list goes on.
DiarmaidBHK (712) Pennsylvania | July 10, 2011
84 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 16/20
What a find this place is. Itís in the middle of nowhere but there were a lot of people there on a Sunday night. The turn is a bit tight so watch out for it.. I didnít have the food so I canít talk of it. They had over 20 taps and most of them were unusual or rare selections for the area. They do a lot regional craft and also there seems to be some Belgiaphilia there as well. They sell growlers of their draft but they also sell samplers as well. They also have a fairly sizable make your own sixer section. Itís a bit pricey at $14 a sixer but your are getting it 1. cold and 2. to go from a restaurant so it could be worse. The also had a nice large bottle selection including 4 from Lost Abbey which I was shocked to find.. I thought Philly was the only place you could find it on the east coast. The guy behind the counter was really nice as well. Iíll definitely stop back when Iím in the area.
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