Holy Grale

Mayor: tykechandler (4) | Taps: 20 | Bottles: ~20
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Beer entered at Holy Grale

Les Vergers de la Colline CID Rosé6.5%12/29/2015
De Molen Tsarina Esra Imperial Porter11%12/29/2015
HaandBryggeriet Norwegian Wood6.5%12/29/2015
Hanssens Oude Lambik0%12/29/2015
Weißenoher Monk’s Christkindl7.1%12/29/2015
Slaapmutske Flemish Old Style: Kriek5%12/29/2015
Prairie 3rd Anniversary Ale8.4%12/28/2015
Cantillon Iris Grand Cru5%9/20/2015
Cantillon Zwanze (2015) Wild Brussels Stout5%9/20/2015
Freigeist Köpenickiade3.5%9/20/2015
Stone Farking Wheaton w00tstout 3.013%9/19/2015
Evil Twin / Amager From Amager With Love12%9/19/2015
Cantillon Bruocsella 1900 Grand Cru 5%9/19/2015
Cantillon Lou Pepe Gueuze5%9/19/2015
3 Fonteinen Framboos (Framboise)6%9/19/2015
Cantillon Lou Pepe Framboise5%9/19/2015
Omnipollo Agamemnon Bourbon13.2%9/18/2015
Grimm Psychokinesis5%9/18/2015
Mikkeller SpontanBeetroot7.7%9/18/2015
Moor B-Moor6%8/31/2015
Deschutes Obsidian Stout6.4%8/31/2015
Christian Drouin Coeur du Lion Pays dAuge Cidre4.5%7/22/2015
Victory Braumeister Pils5.5%7/22/2015
Evil Twin / 7venth Sun Citra Sunshine Slacker4.5%4/27/2015
Lagar de Ribela Sidra Natural5.5%4/27/2015
Sarasola Sidra Natural6%4/27/2015
Zeffer Hopped up Pippin5.8%4/27/2015
Crispin Artisanal Reserve The Saint6.9%4/27/2015
Virtue Lapinette6.8%4/27/2015
Struise Black Damnation III - Black Mes13%2/3/2015
Rochefort Trappistes 89.2%2/3/2015
La Trappe Bockbier7%2/3/2015
Achel 8 Blond8%2/3/2015
Mikkeller Show Me Cuvée8.5%2/3/2015
Dogfish Head World Wide Stout 2001/2003-Present (18%)18%2/3/2015
Pretty Things Baby Tree8.6%2/3/2015
Mahrs Bräu Kellerbier Ungespundet Hefetrüb5.2%2/3/2015
Rockmill Petite Saison6%2/3/2015
10 Barrel / Bluejacket / Stone Suede Imperial Porter9.6%2/3/2015
Jolly Pumpkin Fuego del Otono (Autumn Fire)6.1%2/3/2015
Mikkeller Black Hole13.1%2/3/2015
Rodenbach Grand Cru6%2/2/2015
Uerige Doppel Sticke8.5%2/2/2015
Hitachino Nest Anbai Ale7.5%2/2/2015
Chimay Triple / Blanche (White) / Cinq Cents8%2/2/2015
Three Floyds Jinx Proof Lager5.1%2/2/2015
Amager The Sinner Series Gluttony9.4%2/2/2015
Victory Wild Devil Ale6.7%2/2/2015
Off Color Apex Predator6.5%2/2/2015
Cigar City / Great Lakes Wandering Pelican Black Ale8.2%2/2/2015
Evil Twin I Love You With My Stout 12%2/2/2015
De Molen Hel & Verdoemenis (Hell & Damnation)10%2/2/2015
Upright Five (#5)5.5%2/2/2015
Upright Seven (#7)8%2/2/2015
Thornbridge Hall Bracia10%2/2/2015
Birra del Borgo Duchessic5.9%2/2/2015
Pretty Things Meadowlark IPA7%2/2/2015
Harviestoun Old Engine Oil (Bottle)6%2/2/2015
Brewfist / Prairie Artisan Ales Spaghetti Western8.7%2/2/2015
Birrificio del Ducato Frambozschella4.5%2/2/2015
HaandBryggeriet Odin’s Tipple11%2/2/2015
Virtue Sidra De Nava5.2%2/2/2015
Virtue The Mitten6.9%2/2/2015
Virtue RedStreak5.2%2/2/2015
Virtue Ledbury6.5%2/2/2015
Three Floyds Blakkr10%2/2/2015
Prairie Cherry Funk7.5%2/2/2015
Schlafly Pumpkin Ale8%2/2/2015
Great Lakes Nosferatu8%2/2/2015
Ommegang Hop House6%2/2/2015
Three Floyds Man-O-Awe6%2/2/2015
Jolly Pumpkin Baudelaire Beer iO Saison6.8%2/2/2015
Dogfish Head Kvasir10%2/2/2015
Struise / Mikkeller Elliot Brew9%2/2/2015
Blaugies Saison D’Epeautre6%2/2/2015
St. Bernardus Abt 1210%2/2/2015
Birrificio del Ducato Kiss Me Lipsia4%2/2/2015
Struise Cuvée Delphine11%2/1/2015
Dormaal Wit Goud (White Gold)8%2/1/2015
Bayer Theinheim Ungespundetes Landbier4.7%2/1/2015
Früh Kölsch4.8%2/1/2015
Birrificio del Ducato Brett Peat Daydream7%2/1/2015
Cantillon Rosé De Gambrinus5%2/1/2015
Cantillon Fou’ Foune 5%2/1/2015
Cantillon Vigneronne5%2/1/2015
Cantillon Mamouche 5%2/1/2015
Cantillon Cuvée Florian6%2/1/2015
Cantillon Cuvée Saint-Gilloise5%2/1/2015
Thornbridge Kipling5.2%2/1/2015
Hitachino Nest Saison du Japon5%2/1/2015
Dogfish Head Indian Brown Ale7.2%2/1/2015
Struise Black Damnation I - Black Berry Albert13%2/1/2015
Evil Twin Femme Fatale Kabosu6%2/1/2015
De Molen Hel & Verdoemenis Wild Turkey BA13%2/1/2015
Founders Backstage Series # 8: Sweet Repute12.6%2/1/2015
Evil Twin Femme Fatale Yuzu Pale6%2/1/2015
Founders Dark Penance Imperial Black IPA8.9%2/1/2015
Stillwater Even Less Jesus (Remix)13%2/1/2015
Pretty Things Barbapapa12%2/1/2015
Jester King Atrial Rubicite5.8%2/1/2015
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD 10/10
  • VALUE 10/10
  • OVERALL 20/20
TyIslander  (1) Buckner, Kentucky | October 19, 2011
Very unique establishment. There’s few places that I look forward to visiting these days, but the Holy Grale is at the top of my list. I enjoy learning more about beer and this place fits the bill. Knowledgeable folks, great service and rotating selections.
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD 10/10
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 20/20
rickycore  (3) Louisville, Kentucky | October 19, 2011
One phrase comes to mind when I think about the Holy Grale, "world class". They serve world class beers and they couple that with a world class staff. Super informative beer tenders who have never made me feel stupid about not being able to fully pronounce the long Belgian names of some of the beers that are served. The food is out of this world good and they are quick to offer a pairing. This place is not just a bar its a beer nerds house of worship.
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD 10/10
  • VALUE 10/10
  • OVERALL 20/20
beccachinn  (3) Louisville, Kentucky | October 18, 2011
I cannot say enough good things about this place, its owners, its service, its selection, etc. This is by far my favorite place to go in Louisville. Many of you will laugh, and the haters will all make fun, but my fiance and I got engaged at the Holy Grale this summer because it is one of our favorite places to spend our time together. We are huge beer nerds and homebrewers. Not to be a hater myself, but I can only assume the negative comments made on here about the grale are by people that 1. are not open minded and 2. are not true beer lovers. How can you say the food is worth the price but not the beer? I am not saying this to start anything, so don’t respect a response if you are the kind of person that spends your time deffensively answering everyone’s accusations on chatrooms, blogs, fb, etc. I just want to defend my favorite place. Great environment, great people, great food, great beer, and all for the right price! Oh and to the person that loved the Dogfish event, they had one like that last year with Dogfishead, Three Floyds, and Founders, and it was only about a month ago that they had Cantillon Zwanze day, one of about 10 bars in the US to hold such an event. I’m sure they will have many more like that in the future!!!:)
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD 10/10
  • VALUE 10/10
  • OVERALL 20/20
sptuk00  (10) Mount Washington, Kentucky | October 18, 2011
After months and months of trying to figure out where to get the best craft beer in Louisville I stumbled upon the Holy Grale when screwing around on the internet. My fiances parents were in town from Chicago and we all love to drink good beer, so I was needing to find somewhere impressive to take them. We decided to get lunch out on Bardstown Road and to stop by the Holy Grale afterwards to see what it was all about. After stepping inside the front door I instantly knew this place was really cool. The decor is amazing and the fact that the place used to be a church but is now a craft beer bar is pretty awesome. The beer selection is incredible. Every time I have been there they have had on draft at least a few beers that are very hard to find. Yes, you will pay $4.50-$7.50 per beer, but that really is not unreasonable. If you go to any LiquorBarn, etc. around here and buy the beer yourself you might save a buck or two, but chances are you probably won’t be able to find most of their beers in liquor stores around here. Another thing i really enjoy is that the usually do have at least one or two beers I really like on tap. If they don’t then I am forced to try something new and probably never would have even tried...and that is what makes the place fun. I’ve only eaten at the Holy Grale twice, but the food is top notch and worth every penny. I would say the food is definitely high-end appetizers for the most part and the ingredients are top notch. I also attended an event there last week where a rep from Dogfish Head came down and took over the place. All twenty taps were Dogfish Head beers and the customers got to buy four beer flights so we could taste sevearl of the Dogfish Head products. This event was probably the best beer event I have ever attended. I only hope the Holy Grale will do this same type of event with other breweries in the future (e.g., Three Floyds, Stone, Sierra Nevada, etc.). What a great way to really get to experience beers you probably would never just go out and buy. In any event, this is a place that people "must" go visit if they have never been here. I can actually say I have a "spot" now. Keep up the incredible work and please don’t change a thing!!!
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD 10/10
  • VALUE 10/10
  • OVERALL 20/20
tykechandler  (14) Kentucky | July 29, 2012| Updated January 1, 2015
really nice selection, good food, great service.
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD 10/10
  • VALUE 10/10
  • OVERALL 20/20
ekleintop  (1) , | May 25, 2012
Great beer selection and prices are reasonable. Food is top notch as well. Had the pork belly that was outta this world. Not your typical pub grub.
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD 9/10
  • VALUE 9/10
  • OVERALL 19/20
Chelsea722  (2) Kentucky | October 18, 2011
Immediately fell in love with Grale the minute it opened, and the feeling hasn’t changed. Such care has been taken with ambiance - the attention to detail is extremely impressive. Beer selection is always exciting and exceptional. Food is delicious and well priced - a perfect way to enjoy (but not overwhelm) the beer. Service is is warm, friendly, and knowledgable. I recommend Grale to everyone I know.
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD 9/10
  • VALUE 5/10
  • OVERALL 19/20
Hoptimator  (3) Indiana | January 27, 2012| Updated December 30, 2012
I like this place great selection, great service, and great food!
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD 9/10
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 19/20
salvaticas  (20) , | April 30, 2013
I’ve heard there is some bad blood between these guys and Sergios. And while sergios has the rep and the bottle service to qualify as a truly unique beer destination, I still maintain that as of the day I visited Holy Grale until today, it is and has been far and away the best tap list I have ever seen. Anywhere. That alone should set it apart. Plus the vibe/ambiance and food are all top notch.
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD 9/10
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 19/20
Travlr  (2222) Washington, Washington DC | November 19, 2012
Came here for Saint Sours Day Sunday, a well organized event with a shocking selection of sours. The outdoor space was great, and the amazing weather din’t hurt. The choir loft is terrific, downstairs is cozy, although space is a bit tight. Food was amazing. Staff were all very friendly and engaging, quick and efficient. Definitely have to come back to check out their normal beer line up. Prices are high for the area, but still cheaper than anything we’ve got in Washington DC! A must-visit while in Louisville.

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