Port Street Beer House (Free) | Manchester, Greater Manchester
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Port Street Beer House (Free)
Excellent based on 33 ratings
Type: Bar

39-41 Port Street
Manchester, Greater Manchester England M1 2EQ [ print map ]
0161 237 9949

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Hours: Tue-Thur 1600-0000; Fri 14-00; Sat 1200-0100; Sun 1200-0000; closed Mon.


Mayor: Nocturne (12) | Taps: 15 | Bottles: 100+


Port Street Beer House (Free)

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Beer Available At Port Street Beer House (Free) (arranged by most recent)
Moravka Premium 28, Quantum American Amber Ale 67, Tiny Rebel XLPA 91, Mad Hatter Baltic Porter , Bevog Baja Oatmeal Stout 96, Quantum IMBH IPA , Evil Twin Yang 97, Evil Twin Yin 99, Thornbridge Wild Swan 72, Founders Centennial IPA 99, Gwynt y Ddraig Black Dragon (Draught) 58, Weird Beard Fade To Black 97, Top Out Staple 67, Burning Sky Arise 82, Siren Soundwave 97, Roosters YPA 59, Roosters Londinium 90, Siren White Tips 93, Stillwater Folklore 97, Maximus Brutus 86
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33 reviews for Port Street Beer House (Free)
 Ambiance  76%
 Service  80%
 Selection  90%
 Food  90%
 Value  65%
 Overall  85%
 Rating  95%
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90
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 19/20
northropfrye  (184) Steinbach, Manitoba | July 8, 2013
Truly fabulous modern place. (Donít expect an old English pub). One of the few places Iíve ever been without a single wasted taphead - no macrolager for the masses, just 16-20 great casks and kegs. And lots of bottles, too. Youngish, kind of hipster crowd, but with a few old-timers to keep it interesting. Highly recommended.
80
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
sic1314  (374) Leiden, Netherlands | March 9, 2013
Nice modern place, great selection and good staff.
80
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
visionthing  (304) Oslo, Norway | February 21, 2013
Great selection of beer and a friendly atmosphere. Pretty crowded on a Friday evening, but we managed to get some seats upstairs. I liked the ambiance better downstairs than upstairs. Anyway the beer is in focus and it is an excellent place for decent beer. Both tap and bottle selection was very good. Fairly central location too. Well worth a visit and I will certainly come back if I go back to Manchester some day.
80
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 16/20
Brugmansia  (393) Jylland, Denmark | February 18, 2013
Visited this pub more than once, and itīs a great pub. Newer modern pub, in 2 floors, great beercelection, both on tap and the huge bottle selection. Both UK and from around the world. Friendly staff, great atmosphere and the beers in good condition. Absolutely wort a re-visit :-)
80
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 3/10   OVERALL 17/20
wimpyjoe  (1285) Hebden Bridge, England | January 15, 2013| Updated August 3, 2014
Has a great selection of beers and ales that cover the entire downstairs bar and none of the regular taps that you see if the majority of pubs up and down the country. The only downside to this are the inflated prices to cover the extra costs of transporting these beers, although the ales are more expensive than other local outlets too and Iíve seen a lot of the same beers at other places for £1-£2 less . The setting is a small building set on three levels in a short terrace row in Manchesterís Northern Quarter. The decor makes good spartan use of the building giving it a modern look in an old building. The decor is mainly beer related paraphernalia and seating is on two floors with a beer garden for warmer days.
76
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
SudsMcDuff  (183) .....Manchester United.........., Texas | January 13, 2013
great selection, all interesting .. prices were a bit high but you got variety .. friendly staff .. nice back patio .. 2 floors .. busy place .. eccentric bottle selection (but pricey) .. easy to get to .. very nice place! .. only drawback is that the bathroom is on the 3rd floor, it takes the wind right out of you..
84
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
jackl  (403) Charlottesville, Virginia | December 10, 2012
I had been warned to visit this place during off-peak hours. Luckily, I listened. Even with an upstairs seating area, this pubís pretty tiny. The ambiance is a little pokey, with plenty of beer-related bric-a-brac. The selectionís indeed quite strong. The keg options offered imports from the likes of Toccalmatto and Schlenkerla. Cask options included stuff from Dark Star and Moor. The bottle list was small, but strong. All 4 Armand seasons were available alongside stuff from Alesmith, Kernel etc. Frankly, the selection looks a lot like Cask Pub & Kitchenís, and Iíd bet they use the same distributor. Unfortunately, the condition of the one cask beer I tried was poor (a total diacetyl bomb). The service was friendly, but they should have noticed the condition of the beer before serving it to me. The valueís quite decent. Overall, while this place is very good, I feel thereís a few ways the pub could be improved a bit. You get no indication that youíre drinking in a Manchester pub when you walk into Port Street. For instance, thereís no local beers available. In its present form, Port Street feels like a craft bar in Manchester, not a craft bar of Manchester. Still, this is a really nice place. If I lived in Manchester, Iím sure Iíd visit often.
50
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 4/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 2/10   OVERALL 10/20
hopbomber  (32) Manchester, England | December 4, 2012| Updated January 20, 2014
Good selection of UK, USA, Belgian, Danish. The focus is on ícraftí modern beers. The prices for keg and bottle are eye watering and borderline offensive only worth a trip if they have something really special on tap.
84
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 18/20
AshtonMcCobb  (131) Edinburgh, Scotland | November 11, 2012
A great bar for the beer enthusiast, there is a huge selection of cool bottled beers and more interestingly and unusually, a lot of international beers on tap too.The atmosphere is pleasant and relaxing.Didnít try any of the food but the service was fine and overall the experience was a good one.
100
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 20/20
kaufmanised  (11) Tamworth, England | October 15, 2012
good selection of beers, and staff have a great knowledge

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