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Blind Tiger

Not Rated.
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BA SCORE
95
world-class

261 Ratings
Ratings: 261
Reviews: 199
rAvg: 4.38
pDev: 7.99%
Taps: 30
Bottles: 53
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Bar, Eatery ]

281 Bleecker St
New York, New York, 10014-4106
United States
phone: (212) 462-4682

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @blindtigernyc

Notes:
None, yet.

(Place added by: slander on 03-15-2007)
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Reviews by mltobin:
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4.3/5  rDev -1.8%

Some may knock The New York Times and their political leanings, however I read it daily and love it. It was an article on great beer bars in New York City, that lead me to the Blind Tiger, although I have walked by it hundreds of times over the years without stopping in.

I went there on a Saturday afternoon at about 3 in the afternoon. The place was already crowded, but I managed to sneak an elbow on the bar to order a Brooklyner Hefe-Weisse. Very nice beer, it was perfect for the middle of the afternoon. They had a good draught selection of nearly 30 taps. I did not have any bottles, but that selection was even larger. They had cards, where several customers where making tasting notes for themselves. It was evident that the Blind Tiger has many regular customers and with a great atmosphere, friendly staff and a great selection of beer it was easy to see why.

mltobin, Jan 12, 2008
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4.25/5  rDev -3%

wheezlelump, Tuesday at 06:24 PM
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2.48/5  rDev -43.4%

bobwallace, Saturday at 02:31 PM
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4.12/5  rDev -5.9%

Great place with a great selection, but the cramped quarters and thick crowds in a packed house make it a challenge to get served at times. On off nights or afternoons when you can get bar space it is one of the best beer bars in NYC.

CHickman, Oct 21, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -3%

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4/5  rDev -8.7%

katmAVL, Oct 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -14.4%

I've been there twice. Both times, way too crowded. You have to fight your way to the bar, not be seen by the bartenders as you're now behind a wooden cabinet that houses the beer taps. When you finally get your beer (after the awkward handing over the money, holding the beers, trying to scoop up the change off of the aforementioned beer tap cabinet, count it and leave a tip while holding beers) there is no where to sit, so you just stand in the middle of the room like an idiot, drinking your beer and waiting for someone to get up and free up a seat or bar stool, which never happens. You finish your beer and decide if it's worth it to repeat the whole process or move on to another bar.

The tap list is good, but if you're there during or in the first few days after an event, half the taps might be dedicated to a certain brewery, limiting your options.

James_A, Oct 04, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -3%

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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

Great beer bar, rare beers, cask beers, great food. Couldn't ask for me.

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Blind Tiger in New York, NY
95 out of 100 based on 261 ratings.