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Beer Available At The Holy Grail Pub (arranged by most recent)
Saint Arnold Bishopís Barrel #6 81, Uinta Hop Nosh IPA 97, Great Divide Hibernation Ale 98, Community Regalement 81, Left Hand Fade To Black Vol. 5: Black Rye Ale 94, Green Flash Hop Odyssey Cedar Plank Pale Ale 87, New Belgium Hop Kitchen - Fresh Hop 84, Saint Arnold Bishopís Barrel #5 95, Saint Arnold Bishopís Barrel #4 96, Green Flash Hop Odyssey Symposium IPA 98, Deschutes Chasiní Freshies 2013 - Amarillo 96, Left Hand Homefront IPA 68, Victory Ranch (Centennial) 97, Green Flash Green Bullet 98, Franconia Oktoberfest 72, Stochasticity Project Grapefruit Slam IPA 98, Peticolas Sit Down Or Iíll Sit You Down 92, Avery Uncle Jacobís Stout 100, Community Mosaic IPA 94, Avery Anniversary Twenty 99
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t0rin0 (1130) Do Not Resuscitate, California | October 22, 2013
78 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 17/20
Visited December 2012.
I guess they do trivia on certain week nights, which was just starting as I walked in. I enjoy trivia but Iím not all that great at it. Also, it was a two hour commitment that I wasnít prepared to make. And if youíre at trivia night and youíre not playing trivia you wonít be able to enjoy yourself with the MC making jokes, playing 30 seconds of a song at a time, and reading questions/answers. I guess you could have fun if youíre the type that thinks they are hyper intelligent because theyíre on their smart phone all day looking up answers on Google, since thereís no rule that you canít be a dbag know-it-all (so long as you arenít yelling out answers) if you arenít actually playing. All that said the food and beer were pretty good. The beer list wasnít all that impressive, mostly Texan beers, but there was enough interesting stuff that everyone can find something good. We tried two different cups of chili, a bit of chili ticking if you will. One had ghost peppers in it and the other had a different combinations of peppers. Iím not a big fan of ghost peppers to be honest but sometimes someone will roast them just right and theyíre not bad. The non ghost chili chili was definitely better. Service was friendly, prices were high, the usual for an upscale beer place.
BMan1113VR (355) Los Angeles, California | February 16, 2010
70 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 15/20
Visited on a Monday night with bu11zeye and angrypirate06. Shopping mall pub. Plenty of parking. Very clean inside, a bit of an upscale feel to it (for a "pub"). Not very crowded (which I like). Relaxed atmosphere. Full bar. Good selection of Texas beers and decent beers overall. I feel like they donít exactly know what they are serving as I got a full PINT of Bigfoot for $5. Didnít try the food, but it looked and smelled good. Would stop by if I was in the area.
blutt59 (141) Dallas, Texas | February 12, 2010
74 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 15/20
smaller pub in North Plano, lots of dark wood and good selection of local taps, food menu looks tasty, nice uncrowded atmosphere with good prices on beer
bleeng (133) Houston nowhere near Beersel, Texas | July 24, 2010| Updated December 6, 2012
78 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 15/20
Strip center bar that is very well decorated on the interior. Upscale and very dark with lots of wood. Nice tap and bottle beer list, with a wide variety of micros and imports with Texas drafts on special. Nothing really uncommon that I could see. Service was good but the tables between the bar and booths are really shaky-my table and the table next to me had beer spilled by just barely touching the table. Food was good-my partner had a nice salad and I had a humongous cheese plate. Reasonable pricing. Good stop for far north D/FW.
Dixonian (130) Plano, Texas | January 20, 2011| Updated February 15, 2013
80 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 17/20
One of my favorite area bars for many reasons. Their food is fresh and made from scratch - they have one of the top 5 burgers in the area in my opinion. The owner and most of the staff are friendly and quite knowledgable and they usually have a nice selection of top notch brews on tap. Check out their periodic beer pairing dinners for a real treat!
Mora2000 (94) McKinney, Texas | July 27, 2011| Updated July 18, 2012
84 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD 9/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 17/20
Nice little place located on Preston Road near the intersection with State Highway 121. Features a very nice tap selection and occasionally has hard-to-find, rare beers on tap. Also has tap nights where you keep the breweryís glass. Food is above average for bar food and the menu is fairly extensive. Prices are about the same as other beer-centric bars. Definitely one of the better beer bars in the Metroplex and the best in Plano.
mar (82) Dallas, Texas | October 16, 2009
82 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD 9/10 VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 17/20
Very hip part of town, decent sized crowd that wasnít too bad actually. Decent prices on the food and a pretty nice selection on tap as well as bottled for a place on the border of Frisco and Plano.
SphinxTX (41) Mata Gorda, Texas | August 23, 2010
84 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 16/20
Easy place to get too off of 121...Nice, easy dim lite easy going atmosphere with friendly bar folk. only open a year and have a very nice selection of draft and bottled beer. I really love the fact they push the Texas brews, great happy hour pricing....The food is good as well.....I noticed some dart boards in the back as well, I like that.....I will certainly visit this place again!
Rosebud butternuts (36) Denton, Texas | December 22, 2010
74 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 15/20
this is the closest place to me so i try to go every couple of weeks or so. the food is pretty tasty and the beer prices are not to bad. i enjoy going on Sunday when it is not crowded.
thirdeye11 (33) Dallas, Texas | August 8, 2011
80 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 15/20
Great English-pub style feel with dark heavy woods, a custom-built bar thatís really neat, and no smoking to be found which is great.
Service is almost always top notch, no complaints. The staff also tried to be educated on beer which is the important part.
Selection tends to be near the upper echelon in Dallas area, and Brian (the owner) always tries to have stuff that most other places donít.
Food is hit or miss. Sometimes fantastic, and sometimes during a couple of beer dinners Iíve had, we have had lackluster results given the price point. Their every day food tends to be better and Iíd rate that "very good".
Value for the money is great except for their beer dinners, which as previously mentioned are a bit high. They tax the entire dinner, which when including alcohol shouldnít be the case.
One of my favorite spots in all of DFW, but obviously not without its flaws as well. Minor complaints in general though.
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