The Porter Beer Bar | Atlanta, Georgia
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The Porter Beer Bar
World Class based on 83 ratings
Type: Bar

1156 Euclid Avenue
Atlanta, Georgia United States 30307 [ print map ]
404 223 0393 | facebook | twitter | beer menu

Hours: Sun-Thurs 11am - 12am, Fri and Sat 11am - 2:30am

Mayor: Imaena (4) | Taps: 30 | Bottles: 300+

The Porter Beer Bar

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Beer Available At The Porter Beer Bar (arranged by most recent)
Creature Comforts Athena , Orpheus Transmigration of Souls , Bacchus 77, Terrapin Side Project Liquid Bliss 94, Wrecking Bar Englebock Weizenbock , Evil Twin I Love You With My Stout 99, Evil Twin The Porthole 83, Three Heads Tre Kind Triple IPA 93, BFM XIV (La Quatorze) 89, Evil Twin Double Barrel Jesus 100, Birrificio del Ducato Verdi Imperial Stout Anniversario 92, Jekyll Hop Dang Diggity Southern IPA 93, Victory Hop Ticket #1 Session IPA 94, Monday Night Bourbon Barrel Drafty Kilt 94, Monday Night Eye Patch Ale (IPA) 80, Green Flash Hop Odyssey Cedar Plank Pale Ale 88, Ichtegems Grand Cru 88, Lakefront My Turn #005 - Chris - Maple Vanilla Doppelbock Lager 84, Ballast Point Fathom India Pale Lager 97, Lagunitas Fusion XVIII 98
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83 reviews for The Porter Beer Bar
 Ambiance  86%
 Service  87%
 Selection  93%
 Food  84%
 Value  82%
 Overall  90%
 Rating  100%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
jw0406  (30) atlanta, Georgia | May 1, 2011
Absolutely great list of beers, alsmost everything you could want. Place can get very crowded, but canít blame them for doing great business. Food is great, servers know their beer, a great place
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 10/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 20/20
Lstarnes  (1) Georgia | April 9, 2011
I love this place.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 19/20
Suttree  (165) Knoxville, Tennessee | March 7, 2011
We stopped by on a rainy Saturday afternoon and were immediately impressed. Itís small and cozy, no TVs, and lots wood and exposed brick. Our server was attentive and very knowledgible of the beer and what was available. The food was mostly glorified pub grub, which was fine. I really liked the place and couldíve happily spent all afternoon there.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
JCB  (219) Durham, North Carolina | January 5, 2011
Spend an absolutely delightful afternoon here with a dear friend while in town for a conference. After cabbing it from downtown to Little Five Points, we literally had to walk through a Tea Party rally to cross the threshold. It made the comforts of this superlative gastropub even greater. Old school bar, long and narrow, with mellow lighting, dark wood, and NO TVs! We bellied up to the bar and were immediately impressed by the superb tap and bottle offerings. We stuck with taps all day but the bottle list was rocking to be sure. Justin and Neil were unbelievably cool and helpful and knowledgeable throughout, so shout outs to them are much deserved. We sampled some nice Mikkeller, BFM, Lagunitas, Southern Tier, and more. And the food was really excellent, with bacalau (!) the highlight and sweet local cheeses too. Top notch, a must in Atlanta.
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 19/20
flyer50  (48) Seattle, Washington | December 26, 2010| Updated August 8, 2011
Five visits in 2010, most recent Aug 2011. Big downgrade in Aug 2011. Worst bartender ever at the Porter, so downgrading and putting this on my three year blues watch. Might be thinking better than it really is aka Browers in Seattle. Like a Portland or Seattle beer bar dropped into the beer desert of Georgia. 30-40 minute walk from downtown, $10-12 cab ride. Plus- poor toGood to excellent bartenders; great food; younger hip crowd; bartenders are good with samples as they seem genuinely committed to finding the right beer; deep and varied selection from Belgians and other Europeans to west coast standouts to some occasionally surprising southern beers.. minus- younger, hip crowd; some might not like the "little 5 Points area" (I do); some beers a bit pricy for the pours; sm0king alowed Food always varied and excellent. Would give a higher value rating if they didnít have so many 8-12 oz. pours of mid level beers; ambiance would be a 5 if no smoking THE beer stop in Atlanta.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 10/10   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 20/20
stimmers  (11) | December 16, 2010
Best selection of craft beer in Atlanta. Great food far above the norm. Great service and very knowledgeable staff. A must if in Little 5 Points area.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
markwise  (168) North of Tampa, Florida | October 1, 2010
Wow. This place was pretty cool. Nice front bar area that yields a small seating area in the back. The staff was attentive; we got there just before last call, and they made sure we had at least 2 beers before they stopped pouring. They had Curieux and Four on cask and some nice offerings that could not be found other places. Enjoyable: their organic bean burger and fries with parsley were both excellent and well-seasoned. My only complaint is that they closed earlier than they posted on the web, which is why I went there. Still cool as hell and very glad I went. I cannot imagine how crazy this place must be when theyíre crowded.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
mbsmith  (3) Missouri | August 30, 2010
Rough around the edges kind of antiquated tavern feel. Tons of good glassware behind the bar. Good tap selection but not insanely huge- had an Oud Beersel Framboise to start. Then a Smuttynose Wheat Wine that was a steal at $9 for a 22oz. Helpful and friendly staff, manager was very nice- took the time to speak with us at length and checked in more than once- we even got a freebie. Great bottle selection, too, with some older (not too old) vintages to choose from. This should get even better as the owner is currently stocking up a basement cellar nearby. The food was also great. Almost all organic, much locally grown. They even do their own canning from the garden. And then there was the Left Hand Milk Stout ice cream with house-made caramel- incredible! They definitely have a passion for what they are doing and it shows. I fully expect this place to get even better. Highly recommended.
theisti  (495) Leawood, Kansas | August 26, 2010| Updated June 28, 2012
Visited early evening on a Thursday. Sort of grubby place in the middle of sort of grubby Little Five Points. The grime sort of worked for this place, with a really cool large front bar, and seating to the back crammed into a narrow space. The bartender was very attentive, and was quick with suggestions and info about the beer. The beer list was impressive, and I was surprised to see Thornbridge Jaipur on cask. Overall, good place to grab a beer and hang out.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 10/10   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 20/20
gvmdw7  (42) California | August 9, 2010
I travel frequently and visit the top "places" in each city, and The Porter Beer Bar is one of the best that Iíve seen. The taps have are a wide variety of many local brews and some international, but what impressed me was the bottle list. The list is extensive and too much for one night of sampling. The service I received was phenomenal. The only problem is that I donít live in Atlanta and it will be hard to get back to this gem.

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