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Beer Available At Tap and Mallet (arranged by most recent)
Ithaca Super Stout , Ithaca/Abandon Collaboratus , Ninkasi Dawn of the Red India Red Ale 94, Grimm Shapeshifter , Gulden Draak Vintage 87, Evil Twin Even More Jesus 100, Smuttynose Short Batch #21 Straw-Barb Short Weisse 58, Kancamagus Imperial Vanilla Porter , Petrus Dubbel Bruin 87, Ninkasi Tricerahops Double IPA 98, Troubadour Obscura 96, Resurgence Vanilla Cappuccino Pumpkin Ale , Resurgence IPA 78, Resurgence Sponge Candy Stout 65, Resurgence Session IPA , Two Brothers Domaine DuPage 77, Green Flash Double Stout - Serrano Chilis 97, Three Heads Population Pale Ale , McNeills Dead Horse India Pale Ale 77, Schneider Weisse Tap X Meine Porter Weisse 95
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homebrewer302 (6) Wilmington, | July 12, 2008
92 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD 9/10 VALUE N/A OVERALL 19/20
This is one of the best beer bars Iíve been into in a long time. Stopped here while on a business trip in Rochester, NY. The bar is located where McGreggors used to be. The place has been completely redone and is gorgeous. There are about 30 taps that are constantly rotating, keeping the beer fresh. There may be other places that have a larger tap selection (not many), but these guys are constantly rotating their beers to increase the variety. Sampled a Great Divide Yeti Imperial Stout and a Lagunitas Olde Gnarly Wine both on tap! Finished with a Trappistes Rochefort 10, which is rare to find at a non-belgian beer bar. Had the bangers and mash for dinner which were probably the best of my life. Skippís in Greece, NY makes sausage specially for Tap and Mallet that cannot be purchased outside of the bar. The bartenders are very knowledgable of the beer they are pouring, and are constantly tasting the taps so that they know what to suggest to customers. This place really is a top knotch establishment and a great addition to the greater Rocherster area.
jb (81) Rochester, New York | June 11, 2008| Updated November 26, 2014
96 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 19/20
Great selection, and it rotates like crazy. Like the ambience, art work and staff. Also seems to be a place of choice for young ladies, FWIW, though maybe theyíve moved on by now. (they are still there) The main problem when I was there is it was packed, especially the bar area and it was very difficult to get beer. A large problem if you came to drink beer.
Have been back several other times, top beer selections and ítotal tap takeoversí by various interesting brewers from time to time. Bartenders know their stuff.
Food is decent, tasty and fairly priced.
Bumping rating up.
This is the best place in the ROC by far. Bumping again.
ZedOmega (5) Rochester, New York | May 28, 2008
96 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD 9/10 VALUE N/A OVERALL 19/20
My new favorite in town. Since the service is 100% better than the Toad, itís easily taken over as my favorite between the 2. The owners Joe McBane and Casey Walpert have both outdone themselves with T&M. The inside is all new, but designed to look classy and unique instead of suburban/mall pub tacky. I find the wooden slat-topped stools in the bar leave my butt wishing for padding after 15 minutes, but all the other seating is very comfortable. The draft selection is excellent and varied as is the bottle choice. Iím disappointed that thereís only 1 cask line, but Iíll happily live with it! They offer samples of drafts which of course is very nice. The staff really hustles around the place but it has never made me feel rushed, just well served. Iíve eaten every time Iíve gone and the food has ranged from OK to excellent. Overall itís a fantastic edition to Rochester. Iíll be making many visits.
blipp (145) Newark, New Jersey | May 8, 2008| Updated May 14, 2008
76 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE N/A OVERALL 15/20
Nice new place in South Wedge where the old MacGregors used to be. Very contemporary/upscale look with strange art and music. Food was good enough. Great beer selection. One on cask, about 30 on tap, including some Belgian and English beers. The house beer is an English bitter brewed by Custom Brewcrafters and is actually pretty good. Definitely worth stopping in.
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