Looking for more than your basic beer? Or maybe you are just looking for more beverage options? Sometimes finding a spot with an advanced beer selection can be difficult. In order to make your search for the best beer on tap significantly easier, we have compiled a list of five different venues in the Wilkes-Barre/ Scranton Area!
1. Beer Boys
Local college hot spot, Beer Boys, is known for its variety of beer on tap, and for their friendly and safe atmosphere. Their bar spans two floors, with both an outdoor bar and patio seating, giving patrons a variety of atmospheres to choose from. On a typical day/ night at Beer Boys they have over 70 draft beers for people to choose from. Don’t want to drink at Beer Boys, BUT you want access to their amazing selection of draft beer? Well don’t worry because Beer Boys offers take-out options for their wide selection of draft beer. Beer Boys is a great choice if you like many beverage options parred with great customer service and exceptional atmosphere.
2. Arena Bar & Grill
Since its opening in 2002, Arena Bar & Grill has worked hard to become one the best local bar and grills in the Wilkes-Barre/ Scranton Area. Arena Bar & Grill is famed for its beer selection, having been voted best Happy Hour in the Wilkes-Barre/ Scranton area by the locals. They offer several types of craft beer, both on tap and bottled. The beverage selection they offer is unique because it changes seasonally, giving people the opportunity to indulge in new brews every few months. They offer many different beer options: IPA, wheat/fruit based, hard sodas/ ciders, lagers, pilsners, bocks, porters, stouts, browns, and Belgium styles. Arena Bar & Grill has the variety of drink that any person can hope to wish for!
Sabatini’s Pizza has been in business in Exeter since 1958, serving the local communities for 60 years. In recent years, Sabatini’s has expanded their restaurant to better service the growing craft beer industry by putting the addition of a Bottle Shop and Bar. Currently, the beer lineup they have focuses on American style brews, be it craft, macro or micro. They offer a traditional sit-down setting for those who wish to indulge in their brews with amazing home-cooked food, and they also offer a take-out option!
4. Backyard Ale House
Backyard Ale House has downtown Scranton’s premiere craft beer bar, which focuses its beer selection around those which are handcrafted in America. Enjoy live music with your handcrafted brew? Backyard Ale House is the place for you, giving patrons more than just excellent food and drinks! Not only do they have a bar (and restaurant) but they also have an adjoining bottle shop, for those who wish to take these handcrafted brews home.
5. Jack’s Draft House
Looking for some amazing draft beer with an amazing atmosphere and food? Then, Jack’s Draft House is the place for you! This vintage venue, located in downtown Scranton, works to ensure that their selection of draft brews is one of the most unique in the Wilkes-Barre/ Scranton Area.