United States > Kentucky > Lexington
a10555 (14) Albuquerque, New Mexico | September 22, 2008
90 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 18/20
We came to Lexington during Ryder Cup week and took a shot at this place based on the Ratebeer website. What an absolute gem! We were in town 2 nights, and went on both nights The pizza was fabulous and the beer selection was outstanding! Live outside Cincy, and there is no place near us that has this kind of selection! We’re trying to find out what excuses we can come up with to go to Lexington just so we can go back.
pmglasser (6) , Kentucky | June 5, 2008
68 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 10/10 VALUE N/A OVERALL 11/20
The main attraction is the wednesday night pint nite. It’s so popular, however, you’ll probably have to wait awhile to get a table. If you’ve got a large group, forgot it! Good selection of beers, pizza and calzone’s are good. Save your receipt for the parking lot or the attendent will hastle you.
jgleeson (3) Lexington, Kentucky | November 2, 2007
94 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD 9/10 VALUE N/A OVERALL 20/20
This is my favorite place in Lexington and with the large bourbon room and double patio that opened in October, it could possibly be the best bar and grill in Kentucky! Think about it...massive beer selection, flat screens everywhere for sports, outstanding pizza, perfect location just blocks from downtown, and a super friendly staff! This place is at the top of my list!
brentfeesh (80) Gadsden, Alabama | September 17, 2007
84 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE N/A OVERALL 17/20
Fun place. I really liked the glass ware displays. Plenty of room, lots of TV’s, and a great tap/bottle selection. Very friendly staff and knowledgeable bar tenders. I enjoyed my veggie-pizza and the calzone was excellent. I’d go back.
Crafty07 (11) Florence, Kentucky | April 10, 2007| Updated May 3, 2007
88 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE N/A OVERALL 18/20
What makes this place impressive is, again, location. Lexington, Kentucky is simply not known for a mecca of world renown beer.
To have so many wonderful choices and see the attention to detail that offering matching glass ware for each kind of beer you might want, well, that’s pretty remarkable for a town that sells more bud light and miller lite than anything else.
I’m just amazed that it’s on the campus of the University of Kentucky. I went to college here and I couldnt’ afford 6.00 a pint abbey ales! More power to ’em.
DrFantasmo (1) Lexington, Kentucky | February 22, 2007
88 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE N/A OVERALL 18/20
This is a great place to get beer in Lexington. I have never had a problem with finding something on tap that I wanted to try. They have some rotating taps that are switched out at a fairly reasonable rate. The wait staff is attentive and always makes sure that your glass is full. It can get very busy during pint night so get there at least at 5:30 to make sure you don’t have to wait 2 hours to get a seat. Speaking of pint night this is a pretty great deal. How can two souvenir glasses and a pitcher of beer be bad?
Quietude (6) Lexington, Kentucky | July 7, 2006
88 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD 9/10 VALUE N/A OVERALL 18/20
Beer selection is fantastic! The selection includes the standard macros and American micros as well as a wide variety of European beers. Plenty of ales and lagers on tap, and if a beer isn’t on tap, you can rest assured it’ll be available bottled, but with 38 beers on tap, you’ll find what you’re looking for.
Great pizza, too. Definitely recommended. Service can be slow during the busy times, and I’ve seen waits of up to 90 minutes, but it’s worth it. Pint Night does a good job of exposing college students to a number of beers.
A lot of televisions, especially upstairs near the kitchen. A great place to watch a UK game (if you’re not at Rupp Arena) and worth visiting just for the food even without the beer selection. It is right off of campus, so be warned that it will be full of students during the school year.
kmpitz2 (5) Tennessee | April 4, 2006
90 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE N/A OVERALL 18/20
This is the best place in Lexington to get a beer together with a meal. They have a very nice tap selection. Their website is now maintained and is up to date on the tap and bottle selection. The decor is very beer oriented. Lots of banners, signs, and glasses decorate the walls, as well as a ton of tap handles around the top of the main level and upstairs seating. The downstairs bar is 18 and over only. They have two bars. The main level has most of the American micro and macro taps, with the lower bar housing the European taps. I’m probably biased on the service since I know all the waitstaff by name, but I can’t think of one that is not friendly and fast to respond to what you need. They always keep your glass full. I think the food is incredible. Its my favorite pizza in town. They have happy hour specials on the appetizers, whcih can feed a person very cheaply. I think that this is a must stop if you are in or passing through Lexington.
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