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Rattle N Hum

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Rattle N HumRattle N Hum
BA SCORE
95
world-class

195 Ratings
Ratings: 195
Reviews: 149
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 9.62%
Taps: 40
Bottles: 141
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Bar, Eatery ]

14 E 33rd St
New York, New York, 10016-5013
United States
phone: (212) 481-1586

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @rattlenhumbarny

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(Place added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-27-2008)
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r0nyn

New York

4.33/5  rDev +1.6%

Stopped in on a Saturday night with a friend for a few craft beers. It was pretty crowded, but that's par for the course, given the time and location. No seats were available right away, and we didn't even try to make our way deep into the bar, but a few minutes wait yielded a couple of stools which suited us well enough. The vibe was pretty good, with a couple of flatscreens showing the game and a band playing in the back corner that was actually pretty damn good.

The selection of beer is obviously one of the better ones in the city, with a rotating line of taps that constantly changes, making for a unique drinking experience almost every time you go. They also have regular promotions with various craft breweries across the US, so it's definitely a place to be to try some of the rarer brews that usually aren't available in the Tri-State area. The bartenders are generally friendly and helpful, and always make a point to pay attention to you even when the bar is super-crowded. A very amusing point in the night was when a guy walked up to the bar and asked if they served Coors Light, prompting the bartender to shake her head sadly and let him know the bad news. She then suggested something from the menu and he decided to try it, so I can only hope for good things for him!

Food was good, nothing too fancy, but hey, you don't come to this bar for the grub. Prices were a little on the steep side, but that's to be expected from New York City. Even so, paying $8 a brew and possibly more for some of the rarer stuff in smaller glasses gets expensive rather quickly, so unless you've got money to burn, you should probably keep an eye on your intake.

All in all, a great place to have a craft brew in New York. Not many places can match Rattle 'n Hum's selection and their beer world connections are hard to beat.

10-25-2011 00:10:45 | More by r0nyn
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Rattle N Hum in New York, NY
95 out of 100 based on 195 ratings.