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Beer Available At The Pony Bar - 10th Ave (arranged by most recent)
Coronado / Cigar City Jurata Baltic Porter 91, Wandering Star Bertís Disqualified Imperial Stout 96, Finback Double Sess , Ommegang Glimmerglass Saison 95, The Peekskill Breweryís Higher Standard 95, Bells Hopslam 100, Keegan Ales Old Capital 28, Keegan Ales Hurricane Kitty IPA 73, Keegan Ales Bourbon Barrel Mothers Milk , Ithaca Ground Break Saison 92, Newburgh Amis DíHiver , Newburgh Paper Box Pale Ale , Keegan Ales Dim Wit , Sloop Brewing The Red C 94, Rushing Duck Nimptopsical 73, Rushing Duck Kroovy , Newburgh The Newburgh Conspiracy 82, Newburgh Sterk Aal van Hoodie 76, Keegan Ales Super Kitty 95, Rushing Duck War Elephant 90
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miketd (124) Cleveland, Ohio | February 7, 2012| Updated February 21, 2012
70 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 6/10 VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 14/20
Cool place in a good location. Smallish bar with room for maybe 15, another 6-7 tables. Service was ok, but nothing outstanding or especially warm. Tap list was pretty good and the food was average pub stuff. I would definitely check the tap list next time in town and go if there was something I wanted to try, but wouldnít go too far out of the way.
GypsyHead (16) California | December 10, 2011
86 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 16/20
Great cozy atmosphere with a damn decent selection of American craft beer of the Lagunitas and Stone ilk with a number of NY locals thrown in. Great saloon feel with real wood from floor to ceiling, but with a definite refined quality
deanso (260) the Hague, Netherlands | December 3, 2011
80 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 15/20
very busy place so obviously very popular. 5 dollars a pint (4 during happy hour). Great selection of tap beers!
Slipstream (87) | November 21, 2011| Updated March 17, 2012
74 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 16/20
I was very happy to find this place, for 2 reasons: they have a good, frequently changing selection of craft brews, and they sell them for reasonable prices. PB keeps it simple by selling all their beers for 5 bucks a pop, the only difference being the size of the glass, which is smaller for strong or rare brews. Growlers are likewise priced simply and reasonably at either $16 or $19. No more of this business of paying $7.75 for a 8.25 ounce pour of an unusual brew and the like - at The Pony Bar, you see something that looks good, you order it, it is 5 dollars. But watch out if you want to do a growler fill - on a recent visit almost half of what they had on the board was only available by the glass. It is a fairly small and simply set up place, Lighting is low key, and there are a few tables. It draws a pretty good-sized crowd who sometimes get pretty obnoxious. The place is a little small, and it does get crowded - I am sure I am not alone in hoping that this apparently successful business will move to a bigger space before long. The servers were busy but helpful, and still took the time to talk to me. A good place that could be even better.
F_radar (30) Paris.Bxl.Geneve, France | October 2, 2011
74 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 15/20
Service au bar peu agrťable, musique un peu trop forte, belle carte de biŤres us, gros mangeurs síabstenir!
hivemind (11) New York, New York | August 29, 2011
60 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 2/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD 6/10 VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 15/20
I used to be a bigger fan of this place until it became apparent that at least one of the two female bartenders (who look pretty similar) is not the friendliest. The place does get crowded around happy hour, but itís not a coincidence when 5 or 6 different people on different occasions have broached the topic of the bartender being a bitch. I completely agree. I once tried to get my ratings sheet (which they used to keep behind the bar) about 3 different times ... she kept snapping back that sheíd get it when she had time. Literally about 40 minutes went by before I finally asked the dude who was sharing the shift with her - he had it in about 15 seconds for me. I was also with jredmond when he had his own little run-in and without getting into details, letís say it was very uncalled for and not his fault in the least. All that aside, they have a menu up on the wall that is the "OCD personís dream" - neatly written in big block letters in neon chalk with the ABV next to the name. 20 taps and 2 casks is solid, but for some reason I seem to find myself looking at the same beers on the menu visit after visit. I never see anything outrageous here, but I almost always find something I like. Every beer being $5 is probably their coolest thing. Higher-alcohol beers come in a 7-oz glass. Food is solid but I find the portions to be small. Oh, one last thing - the music is consistently too loud. Not to end the review on a bad note, but I hate having to exert myself every time I want to say any little thing to the person Iím standing right in front of.
JCB (206) Durham, North Carolina | July 10, 2011
84 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 16/20
Really enjoyed spending a few hours on my first visit to this place. Pleasant sunlit woody space, and very comfortable, relaxed feel from the staff, patrons, etc. Selection was great, service outstanding, and the value was even pretty damn good for monster island. Casks are a plus too.
Cletus (231) Connecticut | June 25, 2011| Updated June 28, 2011
90 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD 6/10 VALUE 10/10 OVERALL 17/20
Hit this place Friday night. Very much a neighborhood type bar. I was able to get a seat at the bar pretty quickly even though it was busy. The service was outstanding. I never had to wait for a beer, the bartender was friendly, and I even got a couple of buybacks which is almost unheard of in this day and age. What also kicks ass is that everything is $5.00 and is either a pint or an 8 oz pour. The tap list itself had some interesting beers and a few diamonds in the rough. Well worth a visit.
Pivoyager (83) Gaithersburg, Maryland | January 21, 2011
92 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD 9/10 VALUE 10/10 OVERALL 17/20
A wonderful beer bar in Midtown West that offers ambiance, efficiency and an explemary listing of craft taps. And that a pint is only $5.00 is the feather in the cap. The one caveat: Pony Bar is small and can get very tight (along with the patrons, no doubt.) Get here early - they open at 3pm on weekdays and sit back.
coharahawk (73) Milwaukee, Wisconsin | January 18, 2011
88 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 18/20
I really enjoyed this place. We went twice during our week long visit to NYC. Both times were busy, but we found a seat within a few minutes of being there. We didnít try the food, but it looked good. Good draft selection with frequent turnover. Enjoyable atmosphere and great service. They are somewhat unique in that all beers are $5 with 2 different glass sizes for regular or high ABV/rare beers. Iíll definitely stop again next time Iím in town.
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