Pratt Street Ale House | Baltimore, Maryland
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Pratt Street Ale House
Good based on 64 ratings
Type: Brewpub (see listing)

206 W Pratt St
Baltimore, Maryland United States 21201 [ print map ]
410 244 8900 | facebook | twitter

Hours: Mon - Sun: 11:00 am - 2:00 am

Mayor: dlovell2 (6) | Taps: 20 | Bottles: 27

Pratt Street Ale House

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Beer Available At Pratt Street Ale House (arranged by most recent)
Olivers Destroyer of the Light , Olivers Sea of Spears 63, Olivers Shock Me , Olivers Exit Stage Left , Olivers Serpent and the King , Olivers Dark Horse 51, Olivers Summer Babe , Olivers ESB 88, Olivers Modern Life is Rubbish 81, Olivers 3 Lions Ale 62, Olivers Manchester Cream Ale 78, Olivers Bishopís Breakfast 86, Olivers Ironman Pale Ale 49, Olivers Draft Punk 75, Olivers Irish Red 46, Olivers Cherry Blossom 49, Olivers Shoot Out The Lites , Olivers Noche Del Chupacabra , Olivers / DuClaw Women and Children First
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64 reviews for Pratt Street Ale House
 Ambiance  75%
 Service  68%
 Selection  71%
 Food  71%
 Value  71%
 Overall  70%
 Rating  78%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 16/20
NachlamSie  (667) Denver, Colorado | December 7, 2012
Looking at the exterior and the typical chain brewpub feel, I expected the beers to be mediocre and boring. I was pleasantly surprised with a solid seasonal selection and an above average IPA. I also really like the beer names. We sat outside for the first round and enjoyed some sunshine in December and a crazed homeless heckler. The second round was at the bar. Service was great at both.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
kimjongill  (13) , | November 24, 2012
Great brewpub feel. Smells like tasty malts! Helpful staff. Standard brewpub selection spread across styles. Food is fantastic, especially for the price. Best place to go in the Baltimore Waterfront!
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
sonnycheeba  (176) Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland | November 24, 2012
Large place with a generous bar area, dining area, and a separate bar area perfect for hosting events. During the warmer months, thereís a large seating area out front, which is nice even if the view is mostly Baltimore traffic. Inside glass walls provide views of the brewing area downstairs which includes some nice vintage equipment. Beer selection is love it or hate it based upon your feelings towards the Olivers/Pratt St house beers, which make up the majority of the offerings. Some are featured on nitro or hand-pumped casks. Food is solid with good burgers and thin-crust pizzas. Tensd to only get crowded when there are events across the street at the convention center.
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 5/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 9/20
MrChopin  (100) Baltimore, Maryland | November 6, 2012| Updated December 10, 2012
Been here a few times now, each certifying my luke-warm feelings more than the last. Heavy brick vibe, plenty of walls break place into bar, restaurant, museum(?). The beer always disappoints and Iíve never gotten past rampant faults like DMS, diacetyl, autolysis rampant. Ate only once, so-so suburban crab pretzel. Thankfully offer a ton of seasonals, but no small-size pours. And service is weird, servers juggling us all over despite never leaving bar area. Will invariably return, but my mind is made up.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 13/20
GT2  (662) Oceanside, California | November 5, 2012
Stopped in here with a few ratebeer people for our guys night our pub crawl. Service was odd, we had three to four different servers. Decently knowledgable about the beer on tap. Big minus for the place was that you cannot order sample sizes/small pours of their seasonal and specialty beers, only of their preset "light" and "dark" 4x4oz tasting flights. Food was large plate, upgraded Chiliís style. Had a stuffed cheese bagel with cream cheese and lump crab meat. Filling, heavy. Beers on tap were aplenty, maybe 20+ different house beers. But the quality of said beers was extremely low. Nearly every one was undrinkable, very chemical and almost toxic tasting with a few that even tasted like super glue. Some of the worst beer Iíve ever had in my life...and 15 in a row at that. Needs to hire a new brewmaster. Ambiance is typical English/Irish pub. TV/sports bar almost. Biggest plus was that it was mad cheap, $25 for trying 11 beers or so.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
j12601  (285) Poughkeepsie, New York | October 29, 2012
Came here a total of three times throughout a weekend that my wife where my wife, sister-in-law, and I came down to Baltimore. As they were doing Otakon and I was not, it left plenty of free time to explore Baltimoreís beer scene. And as a result I started the main chunk of my time at Pratt after dropping everyone off. My initial bartender was a bit ill-informed as I asked if they did samplers and was told no, but they did double halves of two beers for something something. So I ordered small pours, and then got a more competent bartender (one of the nice things about the place is that because of the large space and crowds, there never seemed to be less than three bartenders on at a time, and all will service you if you catch their eye). So I eventually switched over to doing sampler flights of 4x4ozs at a time (reasonably priced) and made my way through the tap list. In terms of food itís a step above (but not the largest step) the typical bar/brewpub fare. I got the daily starter of a local heirloom tomato salad and coupled that with a quesadilla. The salad was decent enough, but nothing to write home about, which is a touch sad given the greatness of farmerís market heirloom tomatoes at that time of year. Overall though, service is pretty solid, food is good, and beers (with 16 on tap and a cask or so) run the gamut style wise and offer a good variety. While this might not be the reason to go to Baltimore, itís definitely a place to visit once youíre there.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
Velkyal  (76) Gordonsville, Virginia | September 17, 2012
Probably my favourite place to drink during my weekend in Baltimore. Very nice beer, superb service and a chilled relaxing atmosphere. Great place to drink beer and watch the game, they even put on the Liverpool match for me, which was much appreciated. Heartily recommend this place.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 14/20
notalush  (386) Denver, Colorado | June 6, 2012
Nice location in the inner harbor - typical American brewpub - faux British pub - large televisions on all the walls - menu of standard pub fare of middling quality - fairly good selection of mostly British-style ales - they seem to excel at the session styles - servers left no impression one way or the other - attentive enough - prices were fair - worth a stop if in the inner harbor.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 15/20
mcdoug  (7) Baltimore, Maryland | April 9, 2012
Nice selection of beers, and very happy they have several cask ales. The presence of nitro-poured beers is a pretty neat bonus as well. The food Iíve had has always been pretty good, though like many places downtown theyíre a tad pricey. Service from the wait staff is typically well above average, and most servers seem well versed on the beers. Only one bad experience w) staff, and that was when a young female hostess made it obvious that she considered seating my wife and I a terrible, bothersome task. Looking forward to their Spring Real Ale Festival!
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
BeerandBlues2  (846) San Diego, California | January 28, 2012
This is an old, historic building in Baltimore with loads of history. Steve and Derek still brew in a brick-walled kettle with ceiling beams well below 6í. The interior is fairly open with a large bar and many taps. There are usually 3 hand pump beers, a few nitro beers along with the typical CO2 delivered beers. The servers are helpful and friendly. The food was pretty good and well-priced.

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