Port Street Beer House (Free) | Manchester, Greater Manchester
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Port Street Beer House (Free)
Excellent based on 29 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 (11) | 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)
Stillwater Folklore 97, Maximus Brutus 86, Alechemy Mosaic Burst 68, Blackjack Red Rye Saison 46, Ruhstaller Capt. 91, The Kernel Pale Ale Mosaic Zeus , Heretic Shallow Grave Porter 97, Squawk IPA iii , Squawk Porter , Blackjack Stout 73, Weird Beard Fade to Black - Coconut 73, Summer Wine The Unholy Monk 77, Cromarty Red Rocker 93, Magic Rock The Stooge 87, Arbor Tiny The Welder 76, Thornbridge BiŤre de Garde 48, Toccalmatto B Space Invader 98, Redchurch Old Ford Export Stout 99, Brass Castle Heretic , Mad Hatter Farmhouse Saison 67
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29 reviews for Port Street Beer House (Free)
 Ambiance  77%
 Service  79%
 Selection  91%
 Food  90%
 Value  66%
 Overall  86%
 Rating  95%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
johanvan  (13) calgary, Alberta | April 26, 2012
Stopped in with some clients from overseas on the recommendations of a local and was blown away. One of the best beer selection I have ever seen; almost daunting. They had about 10 beers listed from Goose Island (Chicago Il) although most were out of stock. Food was fab and the space was very modern and hip. Canít wait to find an excuse to go back!
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
Boudicca  (657) London, England | April 22, 2012
A popular modern bar with a great choice of world class beers on tap and in bottle. The Port Street Beer House was extremely busy on the Friday and Saturday evenings when we visited, with standing room only, even in the upstairs room. We went back at opening time on the Sunday and got a table downstairs by one of the two large windows. It was soon very busy again, but the service was efficient. Itís a modern, minimalistic bar, with the walls painted in a matt sage green and some pump clips and beer mats on the beams. There are 15 keg taps, with beer served in pints, halves and thirds. The resident guest casks are from Dark Star, Thornbridge and Magic Rock. When we were there it was Welsh week (iechyd da!) and there was a meet the brewer event with Marble planned for the following week. Iíve noticed that outside London meet the brewer evenings tend to be ticketed. At Port Street the tickets were £8, including five samples and snacks. Not surprisingly, it was sold out. The impressive bottle list had over 50 from the USA, 25 from Belgium, 12 from Germany, ten from Norway (all Nogne O), five from Denmark (all Mikkeller) and ten others including a couple each from Italy, de Molen and Budvar. Amongst the twenty or so bottles from the UK, BrewDog dominated but there were also high quality and interesting more local brews such as Marble, Hardknott, Red Willow and Summer Wine. They also had six ciders. Take away bottles were on offer at six for the price of five or six at full price with a free jute bag thrown in. (Last visited 22 January 20012).
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 17/20
RichardW  (36) Carlisle, England | April 15, 2012
Really blown away by this place. Modern, airy, very smart, well looked after. The number of fonts and pumps must be more than enough to please the most ardent beer enthusiast. Plenty more seating on the 1st floor, outdoor drinking at the rear. Waa quiet when I went in around 5pm Friday, but, within half an hour it was jumping. Service was quick, despite a busy bar. Yeah, some of the prices for the high ABV beers are a bit eye-watering, but you are getting some very high quality stuff.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 18/20
sustainablealc  (3) Manchester, England | March 22, 2012
Great bar, great selection, touch pricey, but Iím willing to pay.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 18/20
Thebeertaster  (4) , | March 14, 2012
What a cracking selection here. Went 2 weeks ago and off again this week, expensive, but some real rarities here. Lovely chap with knowledge behind the bar. Possibly lacks a little ambiance and is certainly pricey but I would say that for a small venue they pack a substantial punch when looking at the fine choice you have.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 19/20
Benjii  (63) Edinburgh, Scotland | January 22, 2012
A great multi-story bar with a great selections of cask and keg beers, including Duchesse de Bourgogne which was amazing. Also had a Mikkeller on keg. Extensive craft bottle list with heaps I wanted to try. Bottles are a bit on the pricey side but the range is excellent. Highly recommended.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 19/20
CraftBeerNick  (18) London Town, England | September 12, 2011
Great little Bar, good selection of Cask ales, normally small Craft beer breweries and some unusual beers. Even better selection of keg beers and a permanent Brewdog Font, have had Punk, 5am Saint, Hardcore and Hello My Name is Ingrid. Can be expensive for the unusual Keg beers in particular, especially the high ABV types, however they serve third pint glasses, should you wish to have a smaller taste. They also do regular Brewery tasting sessions from some of the UKs finest up and coming Craft beer breweries as well as others further afield. I stay in Manchester on business frequently and normally make this place a must!
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 18/20
JorgeLee  (125) , England | September 12, 2011| Updated May 7, 2012
Amazed this place wasnít already on here - fantastic newish Manchester beer bar. Lots on tap (maybe 4-5 British cask ales plus a fair few Belgian/US/other when i was last there) and fairly long bottle list with America featuring heavily for a beer bar in NW Manchester. Not sure about food - we were only drinking. A bit more salubrious (possibly less character?) than Bar Fringe or the Marble. Revisited May 212, the selection seems even better!
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
Beersiveknown  (71) , Northern Ireland | September 12, 2011
A new bar close to Manchester Picadilly station. Got a chance to visit twice on a recent visit. A range of cask and keg beers to suit all tastes, reasonable prices and regularly changing.

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