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Plan B Burger Bar
Taps: 15 / Bottles: 77
Cask: N / Beer-to-Go: N
$$$ - a bit pricey
[ Bar, Eatery ]
120 Hebron Ave
phone: (860) 430-9737
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25 | $$$
This place is definitely one of the strongest places in Hartford county.
Every time I have gone, I have been pleasantly surprised by the beers they have on draught.
There are 15 choices at a time which include Sixpoint, Stone, Bluepoint, Founders, Anchor, New England Brewing Company. They post their tap list on Twitter, very often. So its very nice to be able to know what to expect before you make the trip.
The atmosphere is awesome, really artistic surroundings, as well as a comfortable, positive vibe. The server who helped us was very kinds and helpful, but at the same time not too educated on the beers.
The food at this place is great. Which is a nice bonus to the solid beer selection.
Bottles are expensive, draught prices were not that bad at all.
03-06-2013 06:55:13 |
More by davewlfpckfan29
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5 | $$
I went to Plan B this weekend with a bunch of friends. The location is much larger than the West Hartford Plan B that I had gone to a few years ago.
The place was packed which is to be expected during Valentine's Day weekend. Mixed crowd with patrons in their mid-30's, families and yuppies.
Noticed about 15 draft options with highlights that included Stone Sublimely Self-Righteous Ale, Dogfish Head Burton Baton, Sebago Full Throttle Double Ipa, Rogue John John Dead Guy Ale that was eventually replaced by Rogue Mocha Porter.
Beers were served in a chalice, which was unusual, but cool with me. Bottle selection looks really good too, with 75 beers or so.
The burgers are phenomenal. They use 100% certified natural beef with no hormones. All the ingredients are super fresh. You can order your burger 'some pink' or 'no pink' The tater tots are delicious too. They also offer comfort food like Mac N' Cheese. Great food.
Service was solid, attentive and prompt.
Simply put, an awesome place for a tasty burger and a nice craft beer. Worth checking out if in the area.
02-14-2011 01:25:07 |
More by Hibernator
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5 | $$$
15 taps going, which is nice. I rotated between New England Brewing Co Gandhi Bot, DFH 90 min, and Stone Smoked Porter. 12 oz pours are in a goblet. Kind if disappointed with that, as I would have preferred different glassware for my DIPA's.
A bottle list around 60-70 beer dependent on availability.
Burgers are excellent. Freshly ground beef, man made patties. Some pretty decent appetizers as well.
Glastonbury is somewhat upscale, and the people inside dressed accordingly. But I still didn't feel out of place sporting my Sublimely Self Righteous t-shirt.
09-12-2010 00:06:01 |
More by begforme4484
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4 | $$
Our first trip to the Glastonbury location after frequenting the West Hartford locale for a few years.
Much larger than W. Hartford, a large semi-circular bar dominates the room with tables scattered throughout the main room and in a few adjacent areas. A good amount of room to stand while waiting for your table. Atmosphere is dark, warm and noisy so if you are looking for quiet time go elsewhere.
Fourteen taps with thirteen rotating beers (hipster beer PBR seems to be a regular). Last night's offerings (if you trust my memory): Smutty Star Island, Allagash White, Magic Hat Howl, DFH Raison, Flying Dog Tire Bite, Lagunitas Gnarlywine, Rogue Hazelnut Brown, Brooklyn Lager, Arrogant Bastard, New England Sea Hag, PBR, Long Trail IPA, Kona Fire Rock...and one more that escapes me. 12 ounce pours are in goblets.
Good selection of 70 or so bottles, 12oz and larger.
Their burgers are excellent - they grind their own beef and make the patties by hand. Other selections are good too - I have the Italian Job chicken sandwich and it was great and my wife loved the Mac and Jack macaroni & cheese.
If we get a hankering for good burgers I think this will supplant their West Hartford location as our go-to.
11-16-2009 02:54:20 |
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