Novare Res Bier Café

Mayor: yngwie (3) | Taps: 25 | Bottles: 500+
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NameABV
Oxbow / Thiriez Étoile du Maine6%10/14/2015
Deciduous Agricultural6.3%10/14/2015
Foundation Zuurzing4.5%10/14/2015
Etienne Dupont Cidre Bouché Brut de Normandie5.5%10/10/2015
Brouwerij Kees Export Porter 175010.5%10/9/2015
Victory 2015 Hop Ticket #3 Rye IPA6.5%10/9/2015
Brewbaker Berliner Weisse2.5%10/9/2015
Liquid Riot Burton-On-Funk8%9/20/2015
Cantillon Rosé De Gambrinus5%9/20/2015
3 Fonteinen Oude Kriek5%9/20/2015
Cantillon Zwanze (2015) Wild Brussels Stout5%9/20/2015
Allagash Farm to Face5.7%9/20/2015
Liquid Riot Heart of Glass7.3%9/20/2015
Oxbow First Fruits7%9/20/2015
Cantillon Bruocsella 1900 Grand Cru 5%9/20/2015
Smuttynose Smuttlabs Cherry Short Weisse5.2%9/20/2015
Dieu du Ciel Rosée d’Hibiscus5.9%9/19/2015
Deciduous Auroral 4%9/19/2015
Cantillon Lou Pepe Pure Kriek5%9/19/2015
Marshall Wharf / Novare Res 7 yr Itch Crab IPA7%7/28/2015
Lambrucha3.5%6/12/2015
Banded Horn Daikaiju8.7%6/12/2015
Allagash Fluxus 20136.4%6/12/2015
Allagash Fluxus 20127.7%6/12/2015
Bissell Brothers The Substance Ale6.5%6/11/2015
Maine Mead Works HoneyMaker Ram Island Lavender Lemonade0%6/11/2015
Stone / Ecliptic / Wicked Weed Points Unknown IPA9.5%6/11/2015
Oxbow Loretta4%6/11/2015
Allagash Session Brett Ale4.65%6/11/2015
Dunham Saison Rustique6%6/11/2015
Val-Dieu Grand Cru10.5%6/8/2015
Allagash One T6.5%5/31/2015
De liter van Pallieter8%5/20/2015
Oxbow Domestic5%5/20/2015
Foundation Epiphany IPA8%5/20/2015
Sierra Nevada Beer Camp 136: Jimmy’s Black Box7.5%5/13/2015
De la Senne Stouterik4.5%5/13/2015
Liquid Riot Lumber Smack9%4/10/2015
Beachwood / De Molen De Molen With the Homies10%4/6/2015
Spencer Trappist Ale6.5%4/6/2015
Oxbow Grizacca5.2%4/6/2015
Allagash Currant Affair7.2%2/21/2015
Weißenoher green MONKey Hersbrucker5.8%2/21/2015
Bunker / Stillwater Acura Daze Gose3.9%2/21/2015
Bantam Rojo5.4%2/21/2015
84
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD 7/10
  • VALUE 10/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
Travlr  (2217) Washington, Washington DC | August 4, 2013
Visited during the Twelve Percent and Shelton Bros fest, and Urbain took us backstage to the bwers area. Free food and free beer, can’t beat that. It was a bit odd for staff to almost snatch the beers out of our hands at closing time, but that was the only minor quibble in an otherwise great visit. Tap and bottle lists were very solid, great atmosphere.
78
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD 7/10
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
nate2g  (1046) 上海 / Boomtown!, Australia | May 3, 2015
Located off a side alley and it’s easy to spot the sign on the Exchange Street side, just across from Thirsty Pig. Nice and comfortable inside when not too packed. They were hosting a Belgian beer fest over the weekend which is all good and well, and fortunately there were local beers still pouring on tap too such as Oxbow, Allagash, Maine Beer Co etc. I only had snacks but food menu available. Outside patio is great for warmer days. Service is fine but expect it to slow right down when busy. I enjoyed my visits here.
84
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 9/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
BeerandBlues2  (889) San Diego, California | June 24, 2013
This is a nice beer location just off the main Portland harbor front with a nice selection of beers, and open arms for the brewer’s reception following The Festival.
76
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 5/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD 6/10
  • VALUE 5/10
  • OVERALL 15/20
Braudog  (798) Phoenix, Arizona | August 25, 2011
This is a cool little basement beer bar, nestled away in a corner of Portland. We sat on the sprawling outdoor deck and adored the draft list, choosing a couple of the wide array of big beers from the region (the list also included a raucous lineup of European and other American liver-killers). We sampled a cheese plate (well done) and enjoyed a nice summer evening. Only hit on the place was the somewhat over-taxed and slightly snooty server; but still my favorite beer stop in Portland.
96
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 9/10
  • OVERALL 20/20
NachlamSie  (678) Denver, Colorado | August 1, 2013
This place is legit. Ambiance is cave like inside with stone and wood everywhere while the outside has a cool deck with a small stand with 4 more tap choices. The beer selection is top notch. I had some Fastenbier, which is always a nice, rare find. Regionals, locals, Lambics, rare stuff, etc. are available and everything into brand-appropriate glassware. The food menu looks great but I didn’t get to eat here. If you’re in Portland, just go here.
88
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
GT2  (672) Oceanside, California | May 28, 2012
Super cool place. Amazing ambiance. Outdoor patio seating, darker, posh interior. Crazy tap list- definitely in the top top. This was one of the super bars picked by Cantillon to host Zwanze Day 2011. Bottle list is enormous. Tap list is updated online. There is food but I’ve only gotten cheese/cracker/sausage plates to pair with the beer. The Trappist in Oakland is very similar to this place. Excellent.
72
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 11/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 6/10
  • OVERALL 15/20
Sammy  (625) Toronto, Ontario | August 16, 2012
A classy restaurant with a large patio. Pretty pretty good cellar list and decent tap list, with correct poured temperature and over a large bar. Hard to find, we circled one way streets a few times until I found a tourist map with the clue on how to enter by foot. A number of weird and ordinary people here, they make up a good part of the city but in the end they are harmless.
78
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 6/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 6/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
Drake  (611) Free Union, Virginia | February 13, 2015
Small, lowkey place. A little tricky to find as it’s behind a building an a single A-frame was the only hint to it’s location. Low light, lots of bricks, low ceilings. It seemed like there was a lot of staff for the clientele. Staff was friendly, but not terribly helpful.. Food options look nice but I did not partake. Top notch beer list with local selections and more rare stuff from near and far. I got to try a pretty rare Allagash here. Prices decent. I’d be here a lot if I were a local.
84
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 6/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
Scopey  (571) Croydon, England | January 26, 2016
Novare Res should be at the top of any self-respecting beer lover’s tour of Portland. It is hidden away in the centre of Portland off a backstreet from Exchange Street. Out front there is large patio area with plenty of tables. Indoor feels like a Belgian cellar bar - dark & moody. They have some 25 taps on offer as well as a large bottles list (quoted as being over 500). Beer selection is varied, high-quality and interesting. They have a great mix of local and international beers. Lots of obscure sour beers and obtuse adjunct stouts. Couple that with good service and you have yourself a grade A beer joint. A must-visit.
88
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
MartinT  (521) Montreal, Quebec | July 20, 2009
This beer bar may be a tad expensive, but have you looked at what they have on tap? They are in Maine, yet they had Struise Tsjeeses, Allagash specials (My Brother Daryl and My Other Brother Daryl), Cantillon Iris, one Marshall Wharf strong ale, plus a dozen other great Belgian selections and hundreds of well chosen Belgian and American bottles. When all else there is in town is Sebago and Gritty’s, this stands out as being absolutely satisfying. The terrace is large and secluded (no noise from the street), surrounded by the brick apartment building and laden with Allagash oak barrels. Service was friendly and knowledgeable and the interior rooms appeared very comfortable and convivial. What more can you ask for in a New England beer bar? This bar has a pretty similar tap selection to Ebenezer’s, and a similar bottle list too. Of course, Chris doesn’t work here, so you don’t have access to his amazing cellar. But I can’t really complain when all these quality brews can be had on their wonderful terrace.

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