Union Barrel Works | Stevens, Pennsylvania
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Union Barrel Works
Exceptional based on 22 ratings
Type: Brewpub (see listing)

6 N. Reamstown Road
Stevens, Pennsylvania United States 17578 [ print map ]
717 335 7837

unionbarrelworks.com

Hours: Closed Monday, open 11am every other day


Mayor: argo0 (1) | Taps: 6 | Bottles: 0


Union Barrel Works

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Beer Available At Union Barrel Works (arranged by most recent)
Union Barrel Works Wobblin Bob Dopplebock 62, Union Barrel Works Porter , Union Barrel Works Lager 38, Union Barrel Works Reamstown Lager , Union Barrel Works Uncle Fester , Union Barrel Works Lemon Wheat , Union Barrel Works Hop Knocker IPA 43, Union Barrel Works Hefeweizen 40, Union Barrel Works Blueberry Wheat , Union Barrel Works Oktoberfest 34, Union Barrel Works Mai-Bock 77, Union Barrel Works Kölsch 35
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22 reviews for Union Barrel Works
 Ambiance  72%
 Service  76%
 Selection  65%
 Food  72%
 Value  72%
 Overall  68%
 Rating  74%
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  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 12/20
BeerandBlues2  (624) Hanover, Maryland | January 28, 2013
A quaint, old brewery/pub located in urban PA, complete with a rather old bar back. The waitress was friendly enough and just "getting into beer" since she started working there. The beers were solid, though nothing was particularly stand-out. Worth a stop if you are in the area.
66
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 12/20
sonnycheeba  (137) Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland | January 28, 2013
Large brewpub with a long bar and tall glass panes showing off the brewing area. Place was dimly lit with a lot of quirky decorations both embracing and making fun of the rural/amish surrounding areas. House beers were decent; about half were decent style representations, but the others seemed to be just a little off. Only came for beer, so I didn’t check out the food menu. Nice bartender who was new to craft beer and was excited to share in the experience with patrons.
68
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 13/20
DiarmaidBHK  (732) Pennsylvania | July 10, 2011
Looks like a restored hardware store. Unbelievably high ceilings and lots of exposed brick. The walls are covered with local breweriana. They have 11 different things on tap. They lean heavily towards lagers. The food was fairly solid as were the beers. I can’t say I had anything that was particularly outstanding.,If I had one complaint it was the size of the sample glasses. 2.5 oz. seems a bit small to do a proper evaluation. It was a bit like drinking beer out of a test tube. The service was efficient but not particularly warm. (slow down, dude!) On the whole it was an interesting experience.
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  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 3/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 7/20
fata2683  (131) Tucson, Arizona | June 17, 2011
came here for a sampler. Neat old building with lots of old PA related beer stuff on the walls. Staff served my sampler and was not seen again until we shouted for him to pay our tab. The beers were all pretty bad and I got the impression the tap lines were dirty. Will probably never go back.
74
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 15/20
jeremytoni  (155) Swedesboro, New Jersey | May 15, 2011
Decent selection of their beers. Good food and decent friendly service.
80
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 18/20
guzzler67  (44) Hanover, Maryland | May 26, 2010
Just a mile or so down the road from all the antique warehouses in Adamstown. Attractive older building on Reamstowns main street. Owner must have grown up on Reading beer, because the memorabilia dominated the large, open interior. Above average service, quick, friendly and attentive. Decent menu that included an elk meatloaf sandwich that was very tasty. Good beers, including an IPA that was cask conditioned, Seem to remember about 8 altogether, including the dopplebock, lager and hefe (among others). The kind of place I would visit regularly if I lived a little closer.
78
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
djaquay  (11) Ephrata, Pennsylvania | March 5, 2010
Nice place, quite local to me. Been there thrice now, very good food, nice that they have samplers. Consistently very good service, even with a party of 10 on our last trip.
68
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 12/20
biggcb  (29) Harleysville, Pennsylvania | November 23, 2009
Nice set up in an unassuming building. Pretty cool building inside. Stopped in after hitting the Green Dragon with my wife and daughter (early Friday evening). Place was pretty much empty. Our waiter was attentive, but could not speak of the beers at all. Ordered the sampler - as most people have comments, the 2oz sample sizes are too small really. The beer were average - drinkable, but nothing to get excited about. I had the Elk meatloaf - it was pretty tasty. Wife did not like the french onion soup nor the shrimp cocktail.
64
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 10/20
michael-pollack  (100) King of Prussia, Pennsylvania | September 26, 2009
Cool old building. Lots to look at. Service was great, because I was the only person in the place. Strong selection of about 10 of their own beers. Seemed on the cheap side. Too bad all the beer was bad. I am unlikely to return.
64
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 7/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 14/20
afireinside96  (33) Mountville, Pennsylvania | November 20, 2008
Went here with TheCaptain. Place was very clean and nearly empty when we got there. The waitress was friendly and attentive but didn’t really know anything about the beer. Had the sampler and the beers ranged from pretty good (Pale Ale) to pretty bad (Double Barrel). Prices were good and the food was very tasty. I would be willing to go there again.

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