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Beer Available At House of 1000 Beers (arranged by most recent)
Goose Island The Ogden 94, Blue Mountain Dark Hollow 98, Founders Backstage Series #10: Dissenter Imperial IPL 98, Anchor IPA 92, Firestone Walker Pivo Hoppy Pils 95, Mikkeller Beer Geek Breakfast (Draft Version) 99, Timmermans Tradition Kriek Lambic 39, Southern Tier Blackwater Series: Warlock 98, HaandBryggeriet Dark Force 99, Mikkeller Beer Geek Breakfast 100, Voodoo Gose , Yuengling Summer Wheat 48, Port Brewing Wipeout IPA 99, Fegleyís Brew Works Devious Imperial Pumpkin 65, La BiŤre du Boucanier Blonde 80, Hop Farm Provision , Illusive Traveler Shandy 28, The Duck-Rabbit Rabid Duck Russian Imperial Stout 99, Voodoo Wynonaís Big Brown Ale (Cinnamon Toast Crunch) , Green Flash Road Warrior 98
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RJBeer (1) Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | January 14, 2011
90 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 18/20
An excellent beer store/ bottle shop/ bar. The sit down bar is in the back of the building, and doesnít have a lot of room. The fact that little if any money is spent on decorating actually increases the ambiance for a real beerfan because it keeps the emphasis on the brews.
Staff are all knowledgeable as are the regulars. On my second visit, people greeted me by name. Just about anyone in the place is willing to discuss beer.
Prices are reasonable for the huge bottle selection, and there are always specials on select growlerfills.
mlf15068 (1) Pennsylvania | June 6, 2014
88 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 18/20
Funkdaddy89 (2) Hyde Park, Pennsylvania | May 15, 2014
86 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD 4/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 16/20
One of the best places in itís area. Not in Pittsburgh, small parking lot. Selection is great for both drafts and bottles! Everyone there is friendly and helpful!
conway (27) , | March 7, 2014
90 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 18/20
Pretty far out from the city, sort of in a bad area and the parking isnít great. Bar area is pretty cool with plenty of tap selections. Bottle selection is nothing short of insane. Everywhere you look there seems to be something that you didnít think could be had in the area. Everyone I encountered was incredibly friendly and helpful. Prices are a little high but I donít mind paying a premium for stuff I canít find elsewhere. Didnít get a chance to try the food. This place is a must see if youíre anywhere in the area.
weihenweizen (166) Charleston Area, West Virginia | February 13, 2014
70 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 4/10 OVERALL 14/20
Dedicated parking, which should not be a problem. Going through the middle door where the register there is a corner of bottles on the left. The rest is to the right through a narrow hallway which has coolers on both sides which opens up to a good size room with beer on shelves in the back, the bar is in the front of that room. The place is sort of a dive. I had a guy that tried to help me almost the whole time. They get some rare stuff on draft and bottle from time to time. If they have a 1000 different labels I would think they are not much above that. I was particularly looking for local wheat beers, which they had only one. Bottles are expensive, but welcome to Pennsylvania. I bought four bottles, one local and three fairly rare beers. Website is not real specific on what bottles they carry. Website does seem to be real time of drafts. It is a good ways north from Pittsburgh, so I would have to go for specific bottles.
OPIE788 (26) Ohio | November 20, 2013
90 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 19/20
This is the place to go to find the stuff you CANíT find. Seriously. They get Heady Topper, Russian River and Lost Abby.
DiarmaidBHK (732) Pennsylvania | October 14, 2013
76 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 5/10 OVERALL 15/20
Itís not as big a place as I thought it was going to be, but at last they have their own parking lot. Vibe was dive bar meets used book store. I liked that most of what they offer, and they probably have 650-700 bottles, they had a solid pick 6 for a tenner section that has a lot of local craft stuff. Most of the bees they offer are a bit more expensive then youíd find in other states. They also had a few bottles from brewers like Crooked stave and Epic and prairie artisan and you will pay dearly for them. They also have a bar with 30-35 crafts on draft. Itís a pretty good store by PA standards and probably worth the trip if youíre looking for la rarity or two. .
LilBeerDoctor (335) Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | July 6, 2013
90 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 17/20
This is the best beer store in the Pittsburgh area. It offers plenty of single bottles, bombers, but no cases. Also they have 40 taps (sometimes less) which you can order a pint or growler to go. They have the best beer selection in Pittsburgh - including stuff that doesnít even distribute here (Westvleteren, Russian River, Lost Abbey, tons of international stuff, Struise). I donít know how they get it, but itís here, and thereís a special shelf near the register with one offs (I remember Central Waters Peruvian Morning). The only problem is freshness - some of these gems have been sitting around for awhile, so be careful. It is also pricey, because youíre paying for single bottles (and the out-of-market stuff is just more expensive). Anyway, itís a great place but itíll hurt youíll wallet because youíll want to buy everything.
kassner (79) Wexford, Pennsylvania | June 29, 2013
84 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 17/20
Ambiance is all about the beer. Huge selection and well informed . attentive service and friendly enough. Rare types and samples available. Going to add food.
Drake (475) Free Union, Virginia | May 3, 2013
66 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 3/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 5/10 OVERALL 14/20
Bar/bottle shop. Excellent draft selection, and I was able to hang a bit with the owner at the bar, and he was quite nice. Other than that, the customer service sucked. I was browsing bottles half an hour and no one said a word to me and the cashier was a little surly when I checked out. Good beer selection with some rarities. The prices are high, but they also have a large selection of singles you can get for 9.95 a six pack. Small parking lot. Overall, glad I made the drive to come out here.
Mooncattie (57) Markham, Ontario | April 7, 2013
92 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 18/20
Visited March 29, 2013. What an incredible place! Well worth the research and effort to get to New Kensington, where you may well discover beers you never knew existed. I went for my hard to find Augustiner Edelstoff, plus a Shiner Bock from Texas (at $1 a bottle!! yes, it tasted fine!) before relying on the extremely helpful fellow at the register to help me load up on the rest of my Pennsylvaniaís Two Six-Packs Only stash. Great Lakes Alchemy Hour Double IPA, Victory "Hop" Wallop, Stone Ruination IPA were recommended for me, and I decided to finish off with a Brooklyn Pennant Ale í55. Bar area in the back offered food (I think) and a series of awesome looking kegs. Truly outstanding beer store. Very highly recommended.
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