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La Cerveteca

La CervetecaLa Cerveteca

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Cask: N / Beer-to-Go: N
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6 Ratings
Ratings: 6
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 5.9%
$$$ - a bit pricey


[ Bar, Store ]

Carrer d'En Gignàs, 25
Barcelona, 08002
Spain
phone: +34 933 15 04 07

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(Place added by: mihai on 03-23-2007)
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Ratings: 6 | Reviews: 6
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BierMeJohn

Germany

3.93/5  rDev -3.4%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | $$

La Cerveteca was easy enough to find, just a short distance from a main street... but it looks nothing like the picture someone submitted for this place.

Staff was very friendly but I don't think they spoke hardly any English... Take an interpreter like I did (my wife). The staff offered several samples of what was on tap as we tried to figure out what we wanted.

The taplist only had beer names and not the brewery, which made it a little difficult to figure out where (what country) the beers were from. Lots of brews from Belgium, noticed a lot of Nøgne Ø, Mikkeller, a few from Italy and Switzerland, as well as several Rogue beers. Was a little disappointed that they only had one beer from Spain, and it was not very good.

Was fairly crowded when we were there and seems like a popular place.

12-08-2013 15:54:08 | More by BierMeJohn
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ctenidae

Massachusetts

4.28/5  rDev +5.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | $$

I'm glad I was able to find this place when we went to Barcelona last week. The overall beer selection is Catalonia is, simply, awful.

La Cerveteca had 4 taps and 3 engines, with the engines pouring a light, a medium,and a dark. The chalkboard with the beer list was cryptic, at best, and the bartender spoke no English (and I barely adequate Spanish), but once I figured out the light-to-dark arrangement of the tap handles, we got along great. No idea what brands were on tap, but 3 were local Catalonian brews, two light and one medium body, tasted like two decent pilsners and a not-to-sweet brown ale.

They also have a decent selection of bottled beers (even a non-alcoholic Hefe for my pregnant wife, which was a welcome change from Fanta Limon). Lots of Rogue and Brew Dog products, a couple of English micros, and a selection of local brews, some of which were quite expensive, on the order of EUR 5-6 for a 12 ounce bottle.

If you're in Barcelona and you want a good beer (a safe assumption if you're reading this), go to La Cerveteca. It's a cool area (Belgious is awesome for crazy gelato nearby, too), and the beer selection may be the best in Barca.

07-12-2011 15:27:16 | More by ctenidae
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headlessclown

Australia

3.85/5  rDev -5.4%
quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | $$$

It's a small bar in the historic centre of Barcelona that serves local and international beers.

The service is pretty good. The bar man that helped me out didn't speak much English but was very friendly and let me try a Catalan craft brew that was on tap. The same guy also asked me the next day if a beer I had purchased the previous night was good or not.

The selection is not huge but they are generally good quality - some I can remember are Brewdog, Flying Dog, Cantillon, De Molen, Rogue, Sierra Nevada, Great Divide, and Meantime as well as a few local brews. There are a handful of beers on tap as well as one on a hand-pull.

It's a bit expensive for Europe, but it's hard to look past it when places to find good beer are few and far between in the city.

Unfortunately, it closes early (before 10:30, I think).

01-23-2011 14:59:12 | More by headlessclown
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takumar

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +10.6%
quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4 | $$$

This is really the place to go in the old city for quality craft beer. Although the number of beers on tap is very limited, the quality and uniqueness is very high. Over the several times I visited, they had a good variety of Belgian and German selections, which rotated almost daily. They apparently have some tapas, but I didn't notice anyone eating during my visits. The staff is very friendly and knowledgeable about the beers they currently offer, and the small selection in the store.

As for the store, they have numerous catalan craft beers, and a small but well picked selection of American, Belgian, German and Danish bottles. I thought that their selection of Brassiere Cantillon was especially excellent, with some bottles being four years old, rewarding some digging because they were all the same price. Overall, a great beer bar; certainly some of what they can be found cheaper elsewhere, but the selection and location are hard to beat.

01-26-2010 23:07:15 | More by takumar
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arturorg

Spain

3.85/5  rDev -5.4%
quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | $$$

Yes its a bit expensive, but they do care about beer, the selection its very good (for Barcelona standards anyway). They place its really nice (no loud music), a couple of "tapas" if you want to pair your beer with food. They have tastings every month in the premises. So i would recomended if you have money in your pocket or if you want to make a quick stop in between your bar hop experience. And BTW the picture isn't from the place... I'll try to upload the real one in a couple of days

01-06-2010 14:57:28 | More by arturorg
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atis

Finland

4/5  rDev -1.7%
quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.5 | $$$$

If you want to buy Catalan craft beers, this is the right place. They have a fairly good selection of the best beers from almost all Catalan breweries (15-20 different beers) which will be impossible to find anywhere except in some selected bars or breweries themselves. In addition, there are some of the best European brews, e.g. Nogne, some of the best German brews, good Belgians, some US beers etc. In total, I would say there are about 40-55 different beers, maybe slightly more.

There is also a possibility to try the beers on the premises.

However, there are some negative points as well - the shop is one of the most expensive beer shops I have been, Catalan brews retail for 2.70 - 3.80 EUR (in breweries they can be obtained for 2.00), foreign beers cost much more. Prices seemed unreasonably high for me and I would purchase imported beers somewhere else - e.g. El Corte Ingles offers much more friendly prices.

03-14-2009 15:44:15 | More by atis
La Cerveteca in Barcelona, Spain
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