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The Student Prince and The Fort - Springfield, MA
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
N 42° 06.216 W 072° 35.615
18T E 698976 N 4664081
Quick Description: The Student Prince and The Fort is much more than a restaurant, pub and bar; it's a museum, a celebrity hangout and a cultural experience.
Location: Massachusetts, United States
Date Posted: 6/20/2011 8:02:32 AM
Waymark Code: WMBTG4
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member chstress53
Views: 2

Long Description:
One entrance, two names - that often confuses patrons. The Fort is the restaurant. It consists of three separate rooms. The main dining room is the Student Prince Room, the back room is the Heidelberg Room and the newest room to the right, with its museum quality corkscrew collection, is the Cork Room. Flanking the entrance are series of five unique stained glass windows that were specially commissioned by the restaurant.

In the middle is The Student Prince - a classic German beer hall, bar and pub. The Student Prince has wall-to-wall display of some of the establishments huge collection of more than 1500 beer steins. The ambiance is amazing and has attracted locals, out-of-towners and celebrities since it was opened in 1935.

The beer list includes:

Imported Draft Beer and Ale:
Spaten Lager, Spaten Optimator, Spaten Mai Bock, Franziskaner Weissbier, Hacker Pschorr Edelhell Ale, Stella Artois, Hof Brau Dunkle

Domestic Draft Beer:
BBC Steel Rail Pale Ale, Bud Light,

Imported Bottled Beer:
Franziskaner Dunkel Hefe-Weisse, Heineken, Guiness Stout, Molson, Corona, Amstel Light, Heineken Light, Warsteiner Pils, St. Pauli Girl

Domestic Bottled Beer:
Michelob Ultra, Budweiser, Bud Light, Coors Light, Miller Lite, O'Douls Amber
Real Ale: yes

Bar Food Available: yes

Restaurant: yes

Children Allowed: Restaurant only

Dogs Allowed: no

Garden: no

Accommodation: yes

Beer brewed on site: no

Website: [Web Link]

General comments:
Museum quality collections of beer steins and corkscrews. Stained glass windows. Long Mahogony Bar. Special events - Oktoberfest, Game Dinners, Christams Tree with Carol Singers, Mayfest. Authentic spirited old-world German atmosphere.

CAMRA Listed: Not Listed

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