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Beer Available At Half Acre Beer Company & Taproom (arranged by most recent)
Half Acre Chocolate Camaro 94, Half Acre Daisy Cutter 99, Half Acre Akari Shogun 96, Half Acre Ghost Parade , Half Acre Wooden Teeth , Half Acre Tamayura , Half Acre Quakerbridge Barley Wine 95, Half Acre Space IPA 97, Half Acre Senita 98, Half Acre Big Hugs Imperial Stout 98, Half Acre Chub Step 90, Half Acre Torus , Half Acre Beer Hates Astronauts 98, Half Acre Bone Storm , Half Acre Golden Tuna 90, Half Acre Sticky Fat American Dark Ale 96, Half Acre Over Ale 78, Half Acre Lager Town 81, Half Acre The Grotto 72, Half Acre Norde
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mikem409 (226) bloomfield, Michigan | February 23, 2013
68 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 5/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 14/20
Small place. Decent price all can be in samplers. No food and get own beer
Beerman6686 (146) Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | February 8, 2013
72 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 15/20
Cool small place in Chicago with some great beer. Ambiance was nice, cozy sampling room. Just taps on a wall and free samples, very simple. Service was great and friendly, willing to give several samples. Selection was a decent amount of solid beers, but not huge. 4 pack of daisy cutter pounders for $10 very reasonable. Overall worth stopping by if in Chicago.
TheAlum (10) Aurora, Illinois | November 29, 2012
86 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 10/10 OVERALL 18/20
With the addition of the new Tap Room, this place has come into itís own. A friendly storefront offering samples, brewery ware, and plenty of beer to go, this was always a fun stop. The new Tap Room allows for flights, drafts, and cask offerings all in a nice cozy environment. Friendly staff who always seem to remember you and the ability to BYOF makes this a fun stop. Really like the vibes here and is friendly to both veterans of the Chicago beer scene and families or those new to or not even necessarily into beer.
NobleSquirrel (209) Chicago, Illinois | November 5, 2012
90 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 18/20
Update: Now the actual tap room is open. They have 10 taps (I feel like they should have added more) that run the gamut. Will be tap room only beers coming along. Really great space, great prices and great staff. Pretty awesome stuff.
Not sure I understand the ragging of the other reviews. Itís a store front for the brewery. If the shop is open, they pour growler fills and sell packaged beer of their own and other small breweries, as well as swag. Service is decent and the brewery is always open in the back if the store is. Nice vibe and good for the scene.
GhostFace (15) Wisconsin | November 4, 2012
80 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 18/20
Happened to stumble in on the day of their official tasting room opening. Place was jam packed!, standing room only.. Service was slow but they were attentive and genuine when you were next in line. Lots of great offerings on tap with many Iíve never come across before. All taps were $5! Had to go next door for a growler fill because they werenít filling them in the tasting room yet. Some additional beers were available there. All the staff I dealt with were friendly and seemed to enjoy their jobs. Tasting room had a good vibe to it, would be perfect spot to grab a few if itwerenít so busy...
jmm635 (89) Havertown, Pennsylvania | October 31, 2012
78 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 16/20
Waited in line for the Saturday afternoon tour. Get there early as space is limited and they only let in around 50 people. Super bargain! Just $10 for a logoíed pint glass and three full "tasting" pints. Not a real informative tour but I guess if youíve seen one youíve seen them all. However, the tour is a pretty cheap way to get a few drinks and have some fun.
fletchfighters (82) , Australia | September 2, 2012
66 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 14/20
In a good location in Chicago and easy to get to. Always a plus.
Very small site and limited to about 3-4 taps plus their usual beers in cans. Was there the day they released their Saison, so got to watch a procession of people with growlers getting the Saison for the weekend.
No real area to sit and try beers. they use Dixie Cups for samples? Kidding me right?
Helpful staff but wanted the owl t-shirt but was out. Bummer.
Cheap growler prices and their canned beers are really good as well.
Good solid brewery and worth getting a growler fill, shirt, or a few beers from them. Otherwise it was disappointing to see a tasting room with no place to sit and have a beer. Most disappointing tap room I was at on my trip back.
DrinkEmUpJones (9) Georgia | August 26, 2012
70 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 4/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 10/10 OVERALL 17/20
Very nice little space. Stop in for a few free tastings of their fantastic beer. Wish this beer could make it down to Georgia! Staff is extremely friendly.
AGAquino (50) Toronto, Ontario | July 20, 2012
92 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 18/20
Tasted all available beers with a detailed explanation of the nuances of them. Lots of locals dropped by for growlers.
haveahoppyday (2) Holiday Hills, Illinois | April 3, 2012
90 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 10/10 OVERALL 20/20
Gyus were friendly and showed us around. Clean pleace and I canít belieive how small it is! The beer was good and even better when paired with the right food!
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