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Pacific Standard

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23 Ratings
Ratings: 23
Reviews: 17
rAvg: 4
pDev: 5.75%
Taps: 14
Bottles: 0
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Bar ]

82 4th Ave
Brooklyn, New York, 11217-1908
United States
phone: (718) 858-1951

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(Place added by: slander on 09-18-2007)
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Reviews by Sixpoint:
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4.3/5  rDev +7.5%

The North part of 4th Ave in Brooklyn in the past couple of years has all of a sudden sprouted dozens of new bars, restaurants, and delis. In my opinion, Pac Standard has established itself as one of the best bars in the neighborhood.

I think the real reason I like it so much is because of its honesty. The owners, John and John, are liberal laid-back west-coast dudes, with a ton of intellect and no pretense. As a result, their bar is a manifestation of their personaility - kind of has a collegiate and academic vibe, but more a place where the cool nerds would hang out - not the frat boys.

They keep it hype and interesting with lots of events, parties, trivia night, cask beers, frequent drinker club, etc. One of my favorite zen moments is chilling in the back under the skylight on a couch, dog by my side (its dog-friendly), having my first pint after work while reading a magazine. Classic!

Sixpoint, Aug 30, 2008
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WheelsPSU, Nov 24, 2013
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3.89/5  rDev -2.8%

If you are looking for a spot to pre-game prior to an event at The Barclay`s Center, this could suit your needs. Pacific Standard is a moderate stroll away from it; or perfect if you live nearby or are in the neighborhood for other reasons.

Anyways, upon walking in, one soon notices photos and other decorations with California themes to go along with the name of this establishment. And I believe that the owners hail from the golden state. The vibe is low-key and friendly. For the beer, they have a tap list with 16 or so offerings. There were quite a few NYC area breweries that were available including Singlecut, Carton, etc.. Or you could go with the Cali theme and order something from Green Flash. The bottle list, I did not check, but I believe a small one is present. In the back, there are some couches and a big TV. Which if the bar gets crowded, gives you the option for a place to stretch out. All in all, a low-key bar with friendly staff members and some good beer options.

mltobin, Nov 13, 2013
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3.93/5  rDev -1.8%

Stopped by here during a recent trip to Brooklyn.

This place doesn't look like it from the outside but it is surprisingly large. There is a decent sized seating area with tables and chairs the wrapped around the medium sized bar that's in the middle of the main room. Above the bar is the draft list and two small televisions that both had some college basketball games on. There is also a really cool back room with more seating and is decorated like a study/library. There are several book shelves filled with what look like used antique books. This place has a really cool vibe and was a very fun place to grab some beers.

The selection is pretty solid with a nice combination of east and west coast beers, locals and a few rarities. They had offerings from Stone, Ballast Point, Sierra Nevada, Green Flash, Brooklyn, Chelsea, Sixpoint and Goose Usland BCS all on draft. They also do growler fills at very reasonable prices. I was impressed.

I had a great time here and am looking forward to going back. Recommended.

corby112, Mar 22, 2010
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4.14/5  rDev +3.5%

(From notes)

Nice enough atmosphere when I popped in on a later Saturday afternoon, but it was clear that it was a college football day and the back room was pretty packed with fans. No biggie, as a few seats at the bar were still available. Pretty tidy place, if that makes sense, meaning there wasn't too much clutter or anything but had some character to it. Wood, brick, and a good amount of light which was cool.

The service was prompt and friendly. Nice tap list, and enjoyed a Racer X which is always fantastic to find. Nothing extraordinarily rare, but certainly one of the better selections I've come across in Brooklyn. Good place, and definitely a stop when in the area.

Nickls, Dec 28, 2009
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Pacific Standard in Brooklyn, NY
90 out of 100 based on 23 ratings.