Local 44 | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Local 44
Excellent based on 14 ratings
Type: Bar

4333 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania United States 19104 [ print map ]
215 222 7140

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Hours: 11:30AM-2AM


Mayor: egg (5) | Taps: 20 | Bottles: 1


Local 44

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Beer Available At Local 44 (arranged by most recent)
Yards / Local 44 Ma Kellyís Stout , 365 Anniversary , Funk Double Citrus , The Bruery Or Xata (2015-) 95, Bullfrog Negative Karma Ball , Manayunk / Strangelove Minor Brett , Russian River Pliny the Elder 100, Victory Moving Parts IPA - Batch 02 84, Victory Uncle Teddys Bitter 58, Freigeist Salzspeicher Sour Porter - Raspberry 82, Bells Expedition Stout 100, Terrapin Wake-n-Bake Coffee Oatmeal Imperial Stout 99, Summit Great Northern Porter 88, Manayunk Duet , Evil Twin Hop Flood 95, Perennial Saison de Lis 95, Founders Curmudgeon Old Ale 98, Freigeist Abraxxxas 92, Trois Dames líAmoureuse No 1 (Blanche) 86, Trois Dames Oud Bruin 97
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14 reviews for Local 44
 Ambiance  76%
 Service  80%
 Selection  81%
 Food  76%
 Value  74%
 Overall  82%
 Rating  87%
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  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 16/20
nate2g  (957) Boomtown!, Australia | April 14, 2015
This is a neighbourhood bar that on an early Friday evening was bustling. A great selection of beer and one of the more interesting tap selections I found in Philly. A fantastic range of styles from sour, saison, hoppy and dark. I didnít take a look at the menu but heard good things about the food here. Recommended.
78
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
Nate  (291) Indiana, Pennsylvania | August 21, 2012
Nice pub near UPenn campus. Nice tap selection with two casks available. Good service, though I didnít try the food. Not a place you might go out of your way for, butt if youíre in the area, itís a solid place to have some nice stuff.
78
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
j12601  (285) Poughkeepsie, New York | April 5, 2010
Situated right on the corner and almost hard to miss, but definitely worth finding. Stopped here as the first leg of our own little Philly Beer Raid tour, going to Resurrection Ale House and then Memphis Taproom next. Laid back local feel, large open spaces, but I could easily envision this place being packed late on a weekend, given the young hip feel to both the place, and the neighborhood in which it is located. Cool menus with old patent diagrams, a different one on the back of each. Brings to mind the old farm equipment on the labels of a lot of Russian Rivers beers. Very cool. Nice food selection, with a healthy amount of vegetarian options including a falafel sandwich which I had to pass up given the intent to hit two more places after, hopefully with food at each. Did get the white bean dip, which was rather tasty and seasoned very well. Love that the bottle list here is just one. Ballsy. Another great place Iíd love to have as my local bar.
78
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
reggiedunlop  (164) The dub c, Pennsylvania | February 14, 2013
Pretty nice draft selection, awesome service, and a nice, affordable food selection that is very vegetarian/vegan friendly! A little bright for my taste in bars but service is fabulous and food/beer is good. Dig it.
82
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
italianjohn  (162) Penndel, Pennsylvania | September 2, 2012
Nice clean bar in west philly near upenn, bar area was pretty long plenty of seating with some nice tvís and the seating area behind was table service and an equally sized area to the bar ... server was knowledgable and prompt ... stopped in for brunch they had a nice mix of different egg sandwich/egg plates ... regular menu looked good as well (had a chorizo and egg sandwich with jalapeno and avocado) which was tasty .... the taps were a nice mix of local micro, pliny the elder and blind pig, and some rarities from belgium .... the value was typical of most city micro bars ..... the bottle shop next door has cooler doors dedicated to local micro, us micro, belgian, mikkeller and german/british nice mix ... the "premium" non-cold section upstairs had a nice mix of rarities and vintage brews with some new releases. The prices up there were pretty typical but high .... definitely a place to stop by and enjoy, I wish I lived closer!
74
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
jeremytoni  (161) Swedesboro, New Jersey | December 22, 2011
Decent selection of draft beers and one botal Orval. Good food and OK service.
78
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 17/20
WeeHeavySD  (111) Portland, Oregon | June 23, 2009
Cool beer bar in West Philly, good food, and a good mellow vibe. 1 bottle always on, is orval, canít complain about that. 20 something above average taps and 2 casks. I have to say I liked this place.
78
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 14/20
Pivoyager  (86) Gaithersburg, Maryland | November 16, 2010
Comfy little place near Penn University with a small, but well chosen, selection, of drafts - and Orval on bottle. Decebt food and excellent service make for something off the beaten path.
82
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
conway  (71) , | April 18, 2015
Cool bar with a pretty vibrant feel. Selection wasnít huge but nicely varied and high quality. Staff was very friendly and knew their product. Prices seemed fine. Menu looked solid but didnít eat. All in all seemed like a fun bar to spend some time at.
86
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
tcane7  (45) Pennsylvania | April 27, 2013
Like all of Brendan and Leigh bars the beer selection is top notch. Since it is close to UPenn/Drexel in can get a younger crowd. Solid food. Really good bottle shop attached as well.

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