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Bohemian Hall & Beer Garden

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Bohemian Hall & Beer GardenBohemian Hall & Beer Garden
BA SCORE
88
very good

19 Ratings
Ratings: 19
Reviews: 11
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 12.3%
Taps: 16
Bottles: 0
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Bar, Eatery ]

29-19 24th Ave
Astoria (Queens), New York, 11102-1129
United States
phone: (718) 274-4925

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Reviews by Sixpoint:
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4.13/5  rDev +8.1%

This place is a classic. Granted, they don't have what I generally look for in a good beer bar - a lot of domestic microbrews - but that's not what they're going for.

What they have here is an abundance of European taps - as a matter of fact - exclusively European taps - with an emphasis on Czech and German Pilsners. Luckily there are a variety of flavors as well, including some Doppelbocks, Oktoberfests, etc.

The crowd is very boisterous. Expect hipsters, locals, immigrants, and just plain ole revelers.

The biergarten is legendary, and it should be checked out during the warmer months.

You should definitely see this place just to see the enormous capacity - they empty dozens of kegs on a daily basis when it's busy.

Sixpoint, Jun 03, 2005
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sirsteve42, Jan 29, 2014
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3.56/5  rDev -6.8%

In late September:
Moderately-sized inside bar when you walk in with maybe 15 seats at the bar, along with 5 or so booths. This was mostly empty, as most people were outside in the back, which seats a couple hundred on many picnic tables.
The 20 or so taps were primarily Eastern European, mostly pilseners, some darker ones as well, and some wheat beers. It was September, so there were a handful of Octoberfests on hand, 2 or 3 (I went with Blue Point). There were some other domestic brews, including Sixpoint, but the tap lineup was dominated by the Eastern Europeans.
The bartenders seemed to not be too knowledgeable on the beer, and getting their attention (mind you, on an off night) seemed to take a bit too much effort, but once I did, they were very generous and forward with samples. I probably had an extra pint in me just from sampling, and I don't usually do that.
The beers are served in large mugs, probably 20 oz, which I must say feel quite prominent in hand. There's something just gratifying about holding a huge mug of beer. The taps all seemed to be relatively fresh and in good quality.
Even though it was September, already getting a bit cold, and a sparse crowd outside, there was still live music on the stage which the outdoor tables surround.
All in all, it was a cool place, rather mellow, and I'd definitely check it out again, and hopefully on a nice afternoon sometime. I don't remember which, but there's a train line right above, so finding it is easy, even though it's up in Astoria (so probably the N). If you're into pilseners, all the better.

dudecandle, Nov 24, 2009
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Bohemian Hall & Beer Garden in Astoria (Queens), NY
88 out of 100 based on 19 ratings.