House of 1000 Beers | New Kensington, Pennsylvania
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House of 1000 Beers
World Class based on 36 ratings
Type: Beer Store

357 Freeport Street
New Kensington, Pennsylvania United States 15068 [ print map ]
724 337 7666

houseof1000beers.com

Hours: Su-Th: 11a-10p; Fr-Sa: 11a-12a


Mayor: FROTHINGSLOSH (93) | Taps: 30 | Bottles: 1000+


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Beer Available At House of 1000 Beers (arranged by most recent)
Thirsty Dog Bourbon Barrel Aged 12 Dogs Of Christmas Ale 89, North Coast Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout 100, Chimay Bleue (Blue) / Grande Rťserve 100, Hardywood Capital Trail Pale Ale 85, Hardywood The Great Return 94, Twin Lakes Greenville Pale Ale 67, Old Forge Falling Down India Brown , Twisted Pine Artisan Ale Series - Modern Day Pine-eer , Whitehorse Buckwheat Honey Harvest , Voodoo Space Cadet , Surly Bender 97, Colt 45 High Gravity 5, Voodoo Gose , Foothills Barrel Aged Peoples Porter 98, Foothills Peopleís Porter 96, Victory Oak Horizontal 99, Terrapin Tree Hugger 50, Straub Pilsner , Straub 1872 Lager 21, Straub Hefeweizen
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36 reviews for House of 1000 Beers
 Ambiance  72%
 Service  84%
 Selection  92%
 Food  47%
 Value  76%
 Overall  86%
 Rating  96%
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84
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
kassner  (83) Wexford, Pennsylvania | June 29, 2013
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.
92
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
Mooncattie  (60) Markham, Ontario | April 7, 2013
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.
80
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
FROTHINGSLOSH  (57) GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania | April 13, 2011| Updated February 8, 2014
Amazing selection of beers. Now down to 24 taps from 40 and the beer menu online is 100% up to date. Ton of bottles and lots of rare ones at that. Very good prices on the drafts. Minimal atmosphere but finally serving food - and at least the sliders are pretty tasty. Service is basic but acceptable. A great beer destination!
90
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 18/20
conway  (56) , | March 7, 2014
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.
88
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
LinusStick  (50) Moon Twp, suburb of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | February 15, 2011
All I can say is WOW! I thought Vintage Estate was great, but this place his it beat hands down. Not for the amount of beers, but the selection. They have stuff you canít get anywhere else in PA or OH (you go see for yourself) and the bar manager was fantastic. When I was there we were the only ones in there and this guy actually knows his stuff. Too often you go to places like this and the employees have little to no knowledge of what they are selling. He pointed out all the rarities and most sought after stuff to me and engaged in some beer talk. Prices rival our OH neighbors. Will be a weekly visit
98
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 20/20
nike  (48) Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | November 28, 2011
OK, I had to see this place. I havenít been here since the old 6 and save. Small parking lot, but there is parking on the street and in a vacant lot next door. Excellent selection of beers, best prices that I have found thus far in PA. 20 rotating beers on tap. Dave the owner wasnít there when I stopped by, so, I am going to have to make another trip. Worth the visit. I was talking to a customer there who mentioned about weekly Saturday tastings they do on the hard to find beers and hard to get beers in PA. Service was decent, atmosphere is drinking in someoneís basement, which I enjoyed. No smoking inside, and well light place.
84
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
Acetobacter  (46) Pennsylvania | November 21, 2009| Updated January 4, 2011
Perhaps the best kept secret beer bar in the Pittsburgh area. The place is pretty non-descript from the outside, and resides in a gritty former industrial neighborhood. Inside, it is sort of half warehouse, and have dive bar; the big difference being the ridiculous selection of beers. The classic move is to choose six beers from their sizable selection to create a $10 six-pack. More recently, they have vastly expanded their selection of harder-to-find Belgians, and more obscure craft beers, many of which I havenít seen anywhere in western PA but there. There is also a small and gritty bar on the other side of the building. The tap selection is usually nothing short of amazing. Iíve seen St. Bernardus 12 and Wild Devil on tap. The prices for the beers are also very very reasonable; again, some of the best in the Pittsburgh metro area. I would rate this ahead of 3 Sons, as the prices outweight the latterís small advantage in selection. Worth visiting, for sure. Upon a recent return visit, I noticed that the establishment had vastly expanded their selection, on top of what was already extremely impressive. Lost Abbey, Russian River, Hair of the Dog, New Glarus. Now easily the best bottle shop in western Pennsylvania.
90
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 19/20
OPIE788  (40) Ohio | November 20, 2013
This is the place to go to find the stuff you CANíT find. Seriously. They get Heady Topper, Russian River and Lost Abby.
100
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 20/20
midwestbeerguy  (38) Ohio | November 17, 2012| Updated November 27, 2012
I drove here just for this one beer store and it was well worth it. The bottle selection is the biggest I have ever seen, and the guy who runs it is extremely knowledgeable and helpful. Iíd give it 120 if I could. Also they have a bar with more stuff on tap.
94
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 19/20
Advocate_Ames  (34) Pennsylvania | August 19, 2012| Updated October 16, 2012
A great shop. The workers will give you their attention & help you with any suggestions. The feel of the place is like wearing an old favorite t-shirt. Itís a relaxing place to have a brew. Iíve been to several states, seen many bottle shops, & Iím very lucky to live an hr away from this place. There is always something interesting to purchase at a House of 1000 Beers.

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