Oakes (821) Vancouver, British Columbia | January 29, 2009
Fun place. Big and open with a lot of different games, like shuffleboard and bubble hockey. Wide range of house beers was fairly inventive and generally well-made. Twain’s was the top brewpub in ATL in my book, for both atmosphere and beer selection.
I was curious how they would fit a brewpub in this place having previously visited before it was a brewery. Once I was there I realized. There used to be two pool rooms, one was smoking and the other non smoking. Having taken out the upper pool room, to put in a new bar and brewery. The beers were pretty decent and made to style, but nothing more than on the level of a advanced homebrewer. Other beer selection is still really good, food is always hit or miss, but they have an atentive, albeit somewhat quirky bartender. Sucks about the jukebox though, used to tbe one of the best in town.
Very enjoyable visit to Twain’s. Great service, a very nice Cuban sandwich, some great beers made on premises (and a very friendly brewmaster), and a decent selection of commercial stuff. Very cool place.
Big wide open space with lots of pool tables, games and a good sized bar to the left. The bartender was a chipper, attentive gal so kudos on the service. The beer was mostly on the level of a decent home brewer, though the aroma of the brown ale (and the beer in general) was very nice. But, aroma only goes so far. I generally found the beers to be too light bodied and lacking in flavor concentration. Still worth a stop as it’s the only brewpub in the general area.
Good beers and like most places it is busy in the evenings and weekends. Beers were all good last time there. Seem to have a new something going on alot. The food selection was very good though what I choose was a gamble. I had the philly cheese and not many places make great ones this one was ok but dry like most. The server was very busy but nice in damn I’m busy kind of way. I enjoyed it lg game area and plenty of seating. Not overly loud but it had the bar atmosphere going.
A nice, funky spot in Decatur w/ 7+ taps of house beer, tons of pool tables, dart boards, and video games. Decor is part bowling alley and part McMenamin’s-style in the Pac NW. Bar service was a little slow, but accomodating. Didn’t try any food, but full menu available.
A dirty pool hall that brews beer. The Cuban sandwich and fries I had were good. Looked like they were out of a couple of house brewed beer. They did have a decent selection of commercial beers. The bartender was nuts. Way over the top friendly.
. Basic bar food and the beer selection is good. I prefer to go during the afternoon, when the bartender is outstanding. The beers they brew are good to great. Get the sampler tray and then pick your favorite
Hank1980 (42) Athens, Georgia | October 17, 2007| Updated September 18, 2008
Great place in a great location. Good selection of their own brew. Lineup spans several styles and they often have a cask brew. Chili was excellent, fish and chips were so-so. Plenty of pool tables. Helpful and friendly staff. Another great beer location in Decatur.