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Address: 3200 Leeman Ferry Rd SW, Huntsville, AL 35801-5332
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Straight To Ale is a 10,000 square foot craft brewery with a taproom that...

Straight To Ale is a 10,000 square foot craft brewery with a taproom that serves samples and pints of Straight To Ale beer brewed on site. Taproom is open Mon 5-8, Wed/Thu 3-8, Fri/Sat 3-10, Sun 12-8. Free brewery tours every Saturday at 2 PM.

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Pretty good food and pretty good beer.

While I am not much for beer, I can say that their Beer is pretty good. If you are not sure what you like just keep sampling, I am pretty sure you can find something you... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 February 2017
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Huntsville, Alabama
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Huntsville, Alabama
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

While I am not much for beer, I can say that their Beer is pretty good. If you are not sure what you like just keep sampling, I am pretty sure you can find something you like. The food is also pretty good. We plan on going back and trying some other things on the menu. My only complaint would... More 

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straighttoale, Owner at Straight to Ale Taproom, responded to this review

Thanks for stopping in, and thanks for the review. We are working on improving our service times, we are committed to continuing to get better. Did you get a chance to try any of our cider or distilled spirits (all produced here on site) during your visit? We now have those options for our visitors that are not huge beer... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

The first visit to the new taproom and speakeasy was very pleasant. My group and I were greeted almost immediately once we grabbed a table in the speakeasy room. We were able to get drinks, menus, and then order our food right away. We were there at a less busy time, but as the night went on and more customers... More 

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straighttoale, Owner at Straight to Ale Taproom, responded to this review

Haley, Thank you for bringing this to our attention. What you describe is ridiculous, and I cannot apologize enough for the bad customer service that you experienced. I am going to address this today to everyone involved and make sure we fix these issues. I hope that one day you will give us another chance. If you do, please ask... More 

Huntsville, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Really good craft draft brew selection (ones you will not find at most other places), really good food and service. Try their large pretzel! Burgers and ribs are also well above "run of the mill". It is a bit noisy, but good vibe. Just wish they served wine or something for the ladies who are not into beer.

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straighttoale, Owner at Straight to Ale Taproom, responded to this review

Thanks for stopping in and thanks for the review. The next time you are in, make sure to ask your server about our in-house produced cider and/or our distilled spirits for our guests who are not in to beer. Cheers, Dan More 

Huntsville, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

Love the beer. Love the food. Found the Speak Easy on our last trip - How cool is that I ask you? Cleverly hidden, wonderful space for a gathering of friends. Same food and beer menu as well as cocktails. We enjoyed our dinner out immensely. In particular we enjoyed the deep fried bacon, the yummy pretzel, bistro burgers and... More 

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Huntsville, Alabama
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

No comment! My son and I walked into this establishment and stood for about 3 minutes then we politely seated ourselves only to wait 10 - 15 minutes... I was completely shocked that we were not acknowledged nor greeted... So we waited for 5 more minutes after this we left... I could not believe the service we did not receive....

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Thank Kendra B
straighttoale, Owner at Straight to Ale Taproom, responded to this review

I am very sorry to hear about your bad experience at Straight To Ale. The lack of attention you describe is unacceptable and I cannot apologize enough for it. We are constantly trying to train and improve our staff and have hired new management and added a lot of servers since November to try and keep this type of thing... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

What an amazing place. Food and fun....take a look around so much to enjoy. The wings, pork on pork sandwich was outstanding. Music was great. And even fun playing pool.

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Madison, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

If you haven't checked it out, you are missing out! They are not only making great beer but are now distilling vodka! Yummy! The food is also good and the atmosphere is laid back.

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Thank jjfnm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

We keep making our way back to the new location. Best craft beer in town. The new location has a pool hall and pinball arcade, two large patios, and a speakeasy with cocktails. Ale's Kitchen has some amazing food. The pretzel, southern bbq poutine, black bean and quinoa salad, and the El Diablo Burger are some of my favorites.

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Thank James H
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We stopped in to try out Straight to Ale before heading out to dinner. We sat down and waited a while for a waiter to arrive. They seemed confused on how actually take our order. The place was loud and a bit difficult to have a conversation across the table. The beer was actually pretty good! Worth another visit to... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

The beer was good but the two bartender there on December 27, 2016 were terrible. They acted like we were an inconvenience when all we ordered was beer while we sat at the bar. They need a lot of work in the customer service area.

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