United States > Pennsylvania > New Hope
willblake (81) Bel Air, Maryland | June 17, 2005
76 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE N/A OVERALL 15/20
Itís a trendy town, New Hope, and youíre likely to find this brewpub filled with trendy people dining, drinking, and working. Very good beers, although I think not up to par with the Princeton beers, with some exceptions. Food is fine but overpriced, beer is reasonable and they have happy hour. They seem to be less reliant on the íregularí beer lineup aside from the honey wheat and they rotate through other styles more frequently. Todayís trip I found Impy Stout, Gothic Ale (like a gruit) on cask, Saison, Bengal IPA, Vienna Lager. Good stuff. I even overheard the bartender explaining the Gothic Ale to a customer, and she was right on the money! Iíd visit more regularly if it wasnít a 1 1/2 hour ride for me.
Grandpa (12) Verona, New York | February 25, 2005
62 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 5/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD 6/10 VALUE N/A OVERALL 13/20
Not a bad place to go for lunch. I stopped here after a session st the River Horse Brewery on the other side of the river. At at a table with my son. food and service was fine. Tried a couple of beers. Waiters busy serving food, are not the same as an attentive bartender. After lunch we drove immediately to the Triumph Brewery in Princeton where the crowd was more interactive, noisier and the beer flowed easier. Nice finish to the day
tsarman (23) Northern, New Jersey | January 15, 2005
84 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD 9/10 VALUE N/A OVERALL 16/20
Similar to Princeton. Canít add anything that hasnít been said.
muzzlehatch (255) Burlington, Vermont | December 14, 2004
72 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 14/20
Modern, clean, metro-hip newish brewpub in an upscale shopping area/condo development a short ways from downtown. The beers were mostly above average though nothing really stood out. Great service from the bartender who seemed somewhat interested in RB..nice relaxing atmosphere.
Jine (7) Nutley, New Jersey | November 9, 2004
74 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE N/A OVERALL 15/20
My very favorite brewpub. I get there on Wednesdays for lunch when I can and have rode a bike there more than once (to avoid driving). Great place in a great town with great beer.
MaiBockAddict (76) Good Beer Bar Deprived, New Jersey | November 8, 2004
68 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD 6/10 VALUE N/A OVERALL 13/20
Cool place near the RR tracks running through New Hope. And you can dine outside while watching the steam train coming and going. Beer is ok, and sometimes great, depending on what is on tap. Better beers are fall/winter/spring season. Food is a bit eccentric, but OK. The best part is the location.
beaconstreet (31) Washington DC | October 18, 2004
72 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 6/10 VALUE N/A OVERALL 13/20
The current pic is actually from the Princeton, not New Hope, Triumph. I liked New Hope... more of a convival, meet-random-people-at-the-bar kind of place. Liked the chalked up details of the beers on tap and currently being brewed, though I understand those signs sometimes lie. Not much of a view, as its somewhat off the main street, but thereís an antique train to look at while you dine. Charming outdoor patio when itís warm enough. Lots of open space for bands and special events. Would love to go there for one of them. Bartenders very helpful and friendly, the bean quesadilla I had was excellent, though small.
hopdog (231) Lansdale, Pennsylvania | September 24, 2004
80 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE N/A OVERALL 16/20
Ate lunch at the bar on a Friday. Decent beer. Bartender was nice and friendly. 7 beers on tap including a cask conditioned Porter. Overall a nice experience and a place I will be visiting again.
Nate (264) Indiana, Pennsylvania | August 17, 2004
70 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE N/A OVERALL 15/20
Had lunch here. Decent food selection, and good qulaity. Annoying that you have to pay to park here, but thatís New Hope for you. The beers were fair to pretty good. The porter and imperial stout were the best of the seven-beer sampler I tried. The helles was mediocre at best, as was the honey wheat. Snakebite was interesting, and the IPA and amber ale werenít bad, either.
obxdude10 (109) Pottstown, Pennsylvania | August 10, 2004
76 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE N/A OVERALL 16/20
Not as nice as the Princeton location but Iím probably a little partial to that one, very similar decor to the original, fast, friendly & attentive service, beers were about the same quality you would find in Princeton, although I have to say that the Bengal Gold IPA wasnít as good as I have had before in Princeton, all others were pretty much the same as the other location, food was just as good, excellent pizza, right in the middle of all the shopping in the New Hope, great location, easy to find
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