Verdugo Bar

Not Rated.
Verdugo BarVerdugo Bar
BA SCORE
94
outstanding

38 Reviews
Reviews: 38
Visits: 62
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: n/a
Taps: 22
Bottles: 85
Cask: Y
[ Bar ]

3408 Verdugo Rd
Los Angeles, California, 90065-2835
United States
phone: (323) 257-3408

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Reviews: 38 | Visits: 62
Reviews by Floydster:
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4.34/5  rDev +1.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 5 | selection: 4

Finally made it out here, helped there was a BA Gathering, I am a Los Angeles native but it still is a thirty mile drive to this place, we pulled up at the address and I saw nothing but a plain building with a "Cocktails" sign hanging down, and I could not believe this was the place, the inside of the bar and the atmosphere definitely made up for anything it lacked from the street, I was only ten minutes late to our tasting and there was already a good twenty people swarming the bar with a ton of Hair of the Dog Adam and Fred bottles sitting in front of them, this place had a pretty cool bottle selection inlcuding Ne Goeien Saison, about twenty taps including Barrel Aged Messiah Bold on Rye, Stone/Mikkeller/Alesmith Tripel collaboration, Stone Cali-Belgique IPA, Ommegang Rouge, Rogue Double Dead Guy, Kasteel, and others, will be going back once they tap Rubicon Rosebud because that beer sounds very interesting and LA only got two kegs of it according to Ryan, inside there was a real cool vibe, fairly dark rooms with a cool lounge in the middle, and a nice outdoor patio, bathroom sucked but whatever, did not eat there since my girlfriend and I ate at the Oinkster and hung out at the music festival right before this event, we stayed about two hours at the bar and it was enjoyable, nice people behind the bar and glad to share some brews with them, had the Dodger game on in the background too, so I cannot complain there, hopefully I will make it back here soon (1,480 characters)

More User Reviews:
Photo of PretzelCity
4.22/5  rDev -1.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of blues_fever
4.46/5  rDev +4%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Thepleasantimbiber
4.69/5  rDev +9.3%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75

Photo of Ghostman25
3.75/5  rDev -12.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75

Photo of Buzz3d
3.48/5  rDev -18.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 1 | selection: 4

Loved the vibe of the bar, GREAT selection. Pliny was $12 a bottle which was a little steep. The bartenders were HORRRRRRRRRIBLE!!! After spending almost 70 dollars at the bar she said I could only 2 tastes off the draught. They had a Stone "Enjoy After" in their fridge which should not have been chilled till atleast 2015. Over all I will still come to this bar, but could really care less for the service. (408 characters)

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4.32/5  rDev +0.7%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Photo of smb
3.44/5  rDev -19.8%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 1 | selection: 4.5

Great tap and bottle list almost all the time. Decent dive bar vibe with a spacious outdoor patio. Service and the staff are horrible though. A lot of macho gangster wannabe's work the bar, and random white girls, who likely just moved to LA from the mid-west.

Instead of appreciating the fact that their customers are passionate about the product they're selling, the staff act high and mighty and condescend to the customers. None of them seem to know or care about beer.

Basically, Verdugo Bar gets good shit on tap... but with so many other choices in the area that have better service and attitude... Eagle Rock Brewery/Public House, Hermosillo/Highland Park Brewery, Glendale Tap, etc... it's better to avoid this place unless they have an exclusive special event going, like BCBS or PtY. (799 characters)

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Photo of Dutchrubb
4.03/5  rDev -6.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Rapidly becoming my favorite beer joint in LA. The shady neighborhood seems to keep out most of the douchbags and they always seem to have a handful of sours on tap. The Verdugo so far seems to be keeping the California IPA landslide at a distance and the barkeeps seem to drink what they are selling and can talk about the product. High points all around for giving a shit and especially for keeping it scuzzy. (411 characters)

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Verdugo Bar in Los Angeles, CA
94 out of 100 based on 38 ratings.