United States > Pennsylvania > Harrisburg
Beer Available At Appalachian Brewing Company (arranged by most recent)
Appalachian Schwartz Bier , Appalachian Volks Weizenbock 74, Appalachian Vienna Lager , Appalachian Broad Street Barley Wine 97, Appalachian Dom Blonde Kölsch 37, Appalachian Water Gap Wheat 17, Appalachian Purist Pale Ale 46, Appalachian Trail Blaze Organic Brown 46, Appalachian Susquehanna Stout 89, Appalachian Mountain Lager 20, Appalachian Jolly Scot Scottish Ale 50, Appalachian Hoppy Trails IPA 72, Appalachian Zoigl Star Lager 57, Appalachian War College Wheat
3fourths (1082) Straßgiech, Germany | September 4, 2007| Updated April 20, 2013
70 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD 6/10 VALUE N/A OVERALL 12/20
Typical large family restaurant brewpub experience. Food is as you would expect, with basic appetizers and sandwiches and burgers. None of that matters, because I come here to drink on my way through central PA. Selection is large, like other ABC locations, with usually 2-3 seasonals. Last time through they had the Peche and Framboise brewed by their Camp Hill location. Good service, even when crowded and a little loud (from the high, echo-y ceilings, not an over-rambunctious crowd).
Braudog (655) Hampton, Virginia | July 30, 2005| Updated April 20, 2013
74 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD 10/10 VALUE N/A OVERALL 16/20
Although ABC falls into that average American brewpub category, they manage to put on some pretty respectable beers and the food is outstanding, so they earn better kudos.
DiarmaidBHK (523) Pennsylvania | March 13, 2011| Updated April 20, 2013
78 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 15/20
For a converted warehouse, it’s surprisingly intimate. I went at 5:00 on a Saturday and the place was packed. Don’t be fooled by the small lot next to the building. They have two parking lots behind the building and then street parking behind that. I was dumbfounded that they had happy hour specials on a Saturday. Works great for me. They have a number of taps available plus they have a separate bar area upstairs that contains a bunch of belgians stuff plus a nice outdoor area for the summer. I prefer their heavier beers to the lighter ones but they make the most amazing root beer as well that tastes even better out of the bottle. They also sell beer to go. I’ve certainly had better beer then Appalachian but as a restaurant experience, this one is hard to beat.
BeerandBlues2 (458) Hanover, Maryland | February 11, 2012| Updated April 20, 2013
78 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 14/20
Appalachian now operates 4 brew pubs in the Harrisburg area. This one is in downtown Harrisburg, just outside a real shady area of town, if there is a non-shady side of this wretched place. At any rate, the brewery is housed inside a historic building and is very open, though somewhat noisy. The service was good, but I wish I were offered the ability to choose the beers in my sampler instead of getting the first 8 on the board. There were at least 15 house beers on draft!! The prices were good and no food was consumed here, so that you will have to figure out yourself.
Lubiere (412) Ottawa, Ontario | April 29, 2011| Updated April 20, 2013
76 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 14/20
A grand old brewery outside of the downtown core. One side is the brewery with their big fermentation tanks, the other, the restaurant-pub, with a turn of the century look. Good pub grub is available, good service. A good sampler tray is available (8 X 4 on for 10$). Beers are OK. They did have a series of Belgian triple (the Bastone set) 3 for 12$. Take out beer available.
illinismitty (279) Nashville, Tennessee | March 18, 2008
66 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 5/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE N/A OVERALL 13/20
I stopped in on a Saturday night, and they were having a St Patricks day celebration. Naturally it was crowded and they only had two bartenders working.Ambiance is your typical historical building with brewpub decor. Nice long wooden bar. Service was not so great. For starters, they were paying no attention and it took a local to flag one down so I could order a beer. They were too busy socializing and washing glasses to give me any service. Once I found a seat, I was never offered a menu, and they failed to mention the special beer on tap that was not listed. The beers ranged from OK to Decent. I preferred the Belgian style beers over the house American micros. I ordered some Chipotle wings which were good. The service picked up a tad after the amateur drinkers left. Overall, my experience was OK at best. I doubt I’ll return. They do have six packs to go in case you want down a few at your hotel.
j12601 (262) Poughkeepsie, New York | September 22, 2010
84 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 15/20
After a stop at Tröegs we came to ABC for lunch and some more beers. The long bar and soft lighting combined with the natural light coming in from the large windows made the place quite inviting. Our heavily tattooed, super friendly, very knowledgeable server made a couple of great food recommendations and we got food orders in while working through the immense samplers. I did go with two samplers to try all sixteen of the beers they had on, and I was quite grateful my wife was playing DD since the sample sizes were enormous, and the bulk of the beers were worth drinking. Didn’t get a chance to check out the abbey bar, but this was certainly a place I’d like to have nearby, and would certainly stop at again.
Nate (258) Indiana, Pennsylvania | September 16, 2007
72 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE N/A OVERALL 14/20
Was here all day for the 10th annual beer festival. Nice layout, great staff, and the food was very good. Many of their beers are ’meh’, but they’re not horrible. I will most likely go here again on a non-festival day to check it out.
savnac (224) Anchorage, Alaska | October 20, 2009
74 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 14/20
Nice place in the ghetto. Industrial brick feel, big and open on the inside. The service was excellent, but it was pretty dead when we were there. The selection was pretty good, lots of different beers on tap and a great menu. We had some German specials since they were celebrating Oktoberfest. Prices were pretty good too. Overall a nice place.
hopdog (222) Lansdale, Pennsylvania | October 22, 2010
78 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 15/20
Hit up Appalachian after the Troegs Splinter Blue release. Lots of beers on tap with a nice selection (IIPAs to Smoked). Food was decent.
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