Decipher Brewing Company

Results from VisitAble's Accessibility Test

Section

Parking

Description of Section

This includes the number of accessible spaces, the distance of the accessible spaces from the accessible entrance, and the accessibility of the path from the accessible spaces to the sidewalk that the entrance is on (includes curb ramps).

Score on Section

75.00%

Justification of Score

  • There are 2 accessible parking spaces near this establishment, both are less than 100 feet away from the entrance

  • The parking lot is made of gravel, and there are no markings on the gravel to show the width of the spaces or the access aisle between them

  • The path to the entrance from the accessible spaces has an upward slope and slight lip from the gravel parking lot to the sidewalk

Section

Entrance

Description of Section

This includes how easy it is to find the accessible entrance, steps/ramps/pathways from the curb ramp/sidewalk to the door, width of entrance door, lip under the entrance door, presence of automatic door openers, reachability of the door handle, and the weight of the door.

Score on Section

70.00%

Justification of Score

  • There are two separate doors used for the entrance and exit to this establishment, with no automatic door openers

  • The entrance/exit is step-free, but there is an upward slope when going up to the entrance

  • The door openings are about 32-33 inches wide, and the lip is not difficult to navigate over

  • The entrance/exit doors are not too heavy or difficult to open, and the door openers used to open them are at accessible heights off the ground and do not require gripping

Section

Table Service

Description of Section

This includes if customers GENERALLY have to go somewhere else besides their table to pay, order, get food, get drinks, or put away dishes. We also consider if an establishment has trays for transporting food/drinks.

Score on Section

22.22%

Justification of Score

  • The bar for ordering and paying is at an inaccessible height, but employees are more than happy to help get and transport any thing to and from the bar

  • The point of sale and card reader are placed behind the bar, but are moveable and can be placed wherever is best for the customer

  • There is a fridge with non-alcohol drinks and beers to take home, and some of these items could be considered difficult to reach, however the employee behind the bar is happy to help upon request

  • There are no trays available

  • Customers can leave dishes and trash at their table for staff to clean

Section

Pathways

Description of Section

This includes accessibility of lifts/ramps/elevators, signage to find accessibility features, widths of pathways, cleanliness of pathways, how steep pathways are, presence of inaccessible areas, and the weight/lip/height of handles & knobs of doors not covered by other sections.

Score on Section

85.71%

Justification of Score

  • All pathways for patrons to access inside are at least 3 feet wide and clear of objects

  • There is an outside seating area that could be difficult to navigate due to mulch

  • There is a step down to get outside from a concrete slab to the mulch, but there is a ramp that can be provided upon request (if it hasn’t been provided automatically)

  • The ramp to get from the concrete to the mulch could be considered a little steep and does not have handrails

  • It’s possible the outside seating area door might be difficult to open as you have to be careful when moving backwards while opening (due to step from concrete to mulch)

Section

Customer Service/ Disability Etiquette

Description of Section

This includes how helpful and polite employees are (our speciality)!

Score on Section

81.25%

Justification of Score

  • Employees are very polite and helpful

  • At some points, there is only one employee working who stays behind the bar, so you might have to request assistance for certain things vs. being proactively offered help

Section

Seating

Description of Section

This includes the accessibility of tables (height of surface from floor and leg/foot room underneath, location of tables, and accessible seating and counter height at bar area.

Score on Section

75.00%

Justification of Score

  • More than 5% of the seating both inside and outside are accessible: tables are at an accessible height and chairs are easily moved

  • The bar is a little high, and therefore there is not accessible seating at the bar

Section

Merchandise

Description of Section

This includes the reachability of merchandise, the availability of employees in the merchandise area, and the availability of bags with handles to help carry merchandise.

Score on Section

45.45%

Justification of Score

  • Some items could be considered hard to reach, but the employee behind the bar is ready to help upon request

  • There are bags with handles available to carry items home

Section

Bathroom

Description of Section

This includes bathrooms being labeled as accessible, the width of bathroom and accessible stall doors, location of doors, height of door openers off the floor, weight of doors, presence of appropriate grab bars, the ability for a customer using a wheelchair to completely turn around in the bathroom/accessible stall, the height of the flush controls off the floor, the reachability of the sink/toilet paper/soap/drying equipment/lights, and the height of mirrors off the floor.

Score on Section

86.84%

Justification of Score

  • There are two bathrooms (marked male and female) that each have one accessible stall, located near the back of the establishment to the right of the bar

  • The accessible stalls are spacious enough for a customer using a wheelchair to do a 360-degree turn

  • There are 3 grab bars around the toilets in the accessible stalls

  • The bathroom doors and accessible stall doors are not difficult to open or close, and have: wide doorways, no lips underneath them, and handles at accessible heights

  • The toilet paper is 7-9 inches from the center of the front of the toilet, and is secured on the wall

  • The sink and light switch are at accessible heights off the bathroom floor, but the mirror is not

  • The soap dispenser and paper towel dispenser could be considered difficult to reach due to trash cans being in the way of an approach to these dispensers

Section

Amenities

Description of Section

This includes the presence of accessibility features to make this establishment go above and beyond the accessibility of other establishments of the same type.

Score on Section

54.90%

Justification of Score

  • Plastic/paper cups are available

  • Bags with handles are available

  • This location has been VisitAble certified, and is working on acquiring more amenities to increase accessibility

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