House on Hood
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Lonely Planet review
A crafty place for a craft beer or four, House on Hood is a 1915 barn with lots of drops to slake your thirst. Beer specials, tasting sessions and meal deals abound, plus Saturday night bands and Sunday afternoon DJs. Beer nirvana.