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Beer Available At Capones Restaurant (arranged by most recent)
Ithaca Excelsior Seventeen 89, Maine Beer Red Wheelbarrow 99, Newport Storm Spring Ale (Irish Red) 49, Flying Dog Imperial IPA - HBC-431 Single Hop 87, Conshohocken IPA 60, Ninkasi Dawn of the Red India Red Ale 94, Ninkasi Tricerahops Double IPA 98, Ninkasi Total Domination IPA 94, TrŲegs Master Of Pumpkins 91, Stone Old Guardian - Extra Hoppy 99, Fat Headís Shakedown 93, Hardywood Bourbon Barleywine 94, Manayunk Session , Andechser Vollbier Hell 52, Summit Unchained 18 Hop Silo Double IPA 92, Samuel Adams Rebel Rouser 89, Liquid Hero What The Floc 49, Helltown Reaperís Harvest 35, Spring House Blood Lust , Samuel Adams Rebel Rider 57
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Lothore (53) California | February 19, 2015
80 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 16/20
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.
artmcd8 (96) Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | December 14, 2014
94 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 5/10 OVERALL 19/20
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.
Slipstream (93) | July 6, 2014
90 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD 6/10 VALUE 4/10 OVERALL 18/20
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.
BeerandBlues2 (772) Hanover, Maryland | April 19, 2014
70 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 14/20
So, this is the famous Capones? The service was mostly cougars hitting on young guys. I watched one waitress who was battling a foamy keg pour beer into a second glass and then decant from one to the other, using her finger (unwashed after handling money) to hold the foam back. Wow! The food was standard pub food, nothing special. I finished up and walked around back to check out this special beer store, and found a 10 x 10 cramped room with a few bottles, nothing particularly special - maybe I am jaded.
DandyWolfFloyd (41) Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania | April 8, 2014
72 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 15/20
Ambiance - restaurant bar side is nice, not out of this world. Not the sexiest location either, but itís good
Service - wait staff is very nice, store guy is so-so.
Selection - they do have some stuff that is vintage, and some odd-ball stuff, but nothing I canít find anywhere else. Itís overrated honestly.
Food - is very good, portions are a nice size
Value - somethings in the bottle store are a little over market value.
A nice place, not off the wall though.
ROGUE (52) Newark, Delaware | February 5, 2014
90 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 18/20
Excellent craft beer bar! One of the best tap selections around. Great freindly staff. Small bottle shop off the back with excellent selection.
jdb288 (85) Robbinsville, New Jersey | November 29, 2013
86 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 18/20
Solid outing during the Black Friday event. The special line-up aside, the reputation of this place is well deserved. Wait staff was friendly and attentive. Food was decent and as expected for the type of place.
Bottle shop was thoughtfully-cultivated. It was like being in someone elseís cellar. The prices are high but not unexpected. Great experience.
Cliff_brew_ed (3) Candler, North Carolina | October 2, 2013
82 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 17/20
I was only in Norristown for the night, but Caponeís was a great place to stop. Enjoyed an Ithaca Flower Power and some food. Bottle shop in the back was a little disappointing, but I think it had more to do with what I was in the mood for than their selection.
Glouglouburp (423) Montreal, Quebec | August 30, 2013
88 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 17/20
The renown Capones Restaurant didnít disappoint during the RBSG. Over 20 taps of carefully selected beers, no turkey there. An extensive bottle list. Large bar to sit around. The place itself looks like an old semi-classy restaurant that manages to keep a true pub atmosphere. A bottle shop in the back where you can buy things to go. Again the bottle shop is small (VERY SMALL) but the selection is carefully selected and you may come across a gem or two. I did. Prices (especially at the bottle shop) are a bit stiff but PA beer bars in general are the not very cheap. A place Iíd really like to go back to but that may not happen because this place is not super accessible unless you drive there. But with a beer selection like this, I just cannot take the car to such a bar.
HeadyDE (63) Delaware | July 9, 2013
94 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 10/10 OVERALL 19/20
Combination bottle shop/restaurant/tap house..bottle shop has a wealth of variety and rarities..singles.packs were available with a good selection of bombers as well..space is not big in shop but there is room to browse around..Matt is friendly and helpful and willing to offer quality recommendations..ate at bar for lunch..liked the sampler option as they had over 30 drafts which they are willing to do growlers for as well.draft list was solid..only downside I didnít notice any prices on beer menu..sampled some pretty tasty grilled chicken fingers and roast beef sandwich..food was good as well..nicely prepared simple tavern offerings..inside feel is not really your typical pub style..but they donít call themselves a pub/gastropub..well worth a visit..
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