This is a smaller corner bar, live music at times. Good beer selection ranging in areas. I was impressed to walk in the other night and see Odell Bourbon Barrel Stout on tap. Nice place, Iíd gladly stop by again.
A bit dive-bar feel to this place, but nicely laid back and approachable. The draft list was really nice - several Surly options, St. Bernardus, Duvel. The burgers were pretty good, not amazing but pretty good. This place was not quite as busy, so it was a little easier to hear yourself talk compared to other busy places in the area. This place is definitely worth a stop.
Great beer selection. Friendly staff. Love their nachos. Often have live music. Love their beer and beast specialties. They frequently have beer events that are fun to go to. Have had several cask beers there. Staff is very knowledgeable about the products both food and beverage.
Nice place. Stamped tin ceiling. Friendly, knowledgable, helpful staff. Wood bar, terrazo floor, 24 taps with one root beer. Lots of Belgians, micros, and regional beers. Food and brewerian art. Spiral ceiling ductwork. No matched glassware. Has a full service bar with whiskey, wine, licquer, other liquors. Nice windows, a little stage with occassional live music.Located on the corner near another good beer bar, the Nomad
jake65 (134) Meridian, Idaho | March 15, 2010| Updated December 13, 2010
Solid lineup of 28 taps with no macros... Lots of premium taps with a couple super-premium. Server allowed for a sample or two before choosing the right pour. Proper glassware and appropriate serving size. Sandwich was great, fries were amazing. If I lived in the area, this would be a constant lunchtime spot.
A decent, if mostly static tap selection and some good bar food. The bar staff has always been very professional and friendly. The products are very expensive. I heard they may have stopped asking cover for bands, but Iíve had very bad experiences with being harassed for a cover charge to listen to whatever band happened to be playing that night.
Excellent place - on Cedar Ave on the West Bank of the U of M. 28 taps / 43 bottles when we were there, and not diluted with crap beer. Wait staff was friendly, and allowed us to try samples. Didnít try the food, but I will next time back.
Stopped in this afternoon at 1:00 PM, and sat at the bar. Staff quite friendly and were willing to let me sample a few things in order to help me decide on a pint. The selection was real good, tap and bottle, but I focus on tap when Iím out. The food I ordered was great - Cheese Fries with jalapenos. The place is smaller then I imagined it to be. I actually like it well enough. I will be back to eat an actual meal.
Cafe / beer bar between Town Hall and Blue Nile (walkable distance from the former). Lots of local beers on tap: 3 Surly, Flat Earth, Summit, etc. Seemingly more of a cafe than anything, but there are probably upwards of twenty taps and plenty of local and Belgian bottles available. They seem to have seasonals available longer than other places, if only because theyíre a coffee shop and small music venue doubling as a beer bar. Probably got the last pour of the Surly Hell anywhere nearby, which was a nice surprise.
I came here after the relocation to the West Bank. Fairly close to Town Hall on Cedar. Visited for the grand opening and 2006 Surly Darkness release. Luckily we arrived early, but still, at the time of entrance it was standing room only. Service overall was decent given the chaotic environment. One of the waitresses in particular was excellent in providing us with Darkness samples for a couple of friends who hadnít arrived yet. A cafe environment where the tap/bottle selection was good. Would like to revisit when itís not so busy.