Visited around happy hour on a Friday night and there were only a few people in the building... not an impressive looking building inside or out, but does have some patio seating, and the tap list is extensive, both for their own beer and guest beer. I visited specifically to try the West 12. Prices were reasonable, beer quality was above average, and access from the turnpike was simple. Recommended if you’re road-tripping through town.
Its nice to have a place by where I live, but they could do so much more. They have a decent house brew selection but the guest taps lack. You also will never find more than 15 people at this bar at a time which makes me wonder how much longer can they last. I hope they figure it out because it would be a shame for me if they closed up shop.
dkoonce (25) People’s Republic of Athens, Ohio | October 9, 2009
Decent small brewery, bar. Seems to be a bit low budget. Was there on a Friday and the crowd seemed light. Selection was heavy on the IPA’s with quite a few guest drafts. If you’re a hop head, check it out.
The food was basic bar quality.