I have to confess, I’m not a fan of crowded noisy bars. This place is always busy, and the service is pretty bad. However, the beer and food are great. Triple Rock is also an important part of the Bay Area beer scene, so if you haven’t been, you definitely need to check it out. As for me, I’ll be a couple blocks away at Jupiter.
It's fine. I had a 10-beer sampler. Service good. Quiet during the day. TVs on. Two large rooms. hardcopy menu wasn't up to date. Menu on the wall also correct, though. Lock Stock lager - bitter. Petit Resistance Belgian Ale - typical. Specifically Pacifica Pale Ale - meh. Nectarine Ballroom - too bitter. Ipax - way too bitter. More Mild Than Bitter - nice mild, pleasant. Her Majesty's Crush Old Ale - nice. Spartan Joe Oatmeal Stout - bit roasty, not sweet. Pinnacle Pale Ale - no. Zwickeler German Porter - bit charred and touch bitter. Overall, not a big fan of their beers, but they are artisanal. Just not my bag. The lighter ales were cloudy and flavorful.
This brewpub is divided in two big rooms, one with the bar and some tables and one even bigger with tables and some tv monitors. I liked the ambiance of the first room, English pub style with dark wood. We had almost all their beers in flights, I think we didnt have the best ones :D Food was very good. Good prices and very good service. I would go again.
Been here a few times. Happen to live close by, they just added a new section which doubled the size of the place. Food is good. The beer selection is good. The service was decent. With the new changes to the place, the ambiance is a lot better. Plenty of TV’s. Will recommend to my friends. I’m sure I’ll be back!
Visited on a busy Friday night in November 2015. Got a couple of seats at the bar then ploughed our way through a taster flight and had a coupler of samplers added onto the end to try all the beers available. Service was good, prices decent. A nice vibe to the place. I’d go back.
Had a nice lunch and some flight beers at this place. Flight samples were $2 each (no minimum or maximum). The waiter was also into craft beer and willing to discuss the craft beer scene. I might add that this was right when they opened and he didn’t have any other tables so it might be a different story on a Friday night. Solid beers, especially the IPAX IPA and the Stonehenge stout.
Stopped in for lunch on my last day of travel induced batchelorhood. Definitely old school brewpub style, but interesting all the same. Running 8ish of their beers when we were there, all available in 5.5oz tasters if desired. Food was decent, beer was fair to middling, but the staff was pretty good, and I kind of liked the vibe of the place.
To a Big Time regular, this place could not possibly feel more comfortable and home-like. Nice to see what the Big Time is modeled upon. Pretty decent list of taps (their beers only), decent beers, decent food. A decade ago this would have been the bomb. Now, it’s been passed up by advances in beer nerd culture, but I still enjoyed my evening there quite a bit.