The Hoppy Monk
Taps: 70 / Bottles: 170
Cask: N / Beer-to-Go: N
Ratings: 17 | Reviews: 13 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by ZenAgnostic:
4.94/5 rDev +5.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | $$
Enormous beer selection of a bar; the largest in El Paso, particularly on draught.
You can buy several different varieties of "flights", which is basically 5 different tasting-sized beers from around the world set on top of a plank of wood. Great way to get up to speed on your ex-beer-ience for under 10 bucks.
The bartenders are very friendly, helpful, and knowledgeable.
The beer selection here is amazing both in quality and quantity. No typical "domestics" here.
Beers are all served in their appropriate glassware. Tuesday nights is "Glass Night", where you get to keep the logo glassware for specified brew(s).
If you're serious about your beer and live in El Paso, this place is likely your second home.
I was also told that they might be looking at doing some cask-conditioned and/or cellared beers in the future, possibly even food. Definitely check the place out!
03-05-2011 11:27:34 | More by ZenAgnostic
More User Reviews:
4.33/5 rDev -7.9%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 5 | service: 3 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5 | $$
Surprised by the selection of beers probably one of the best in El Paso. The quality of food was always good. Prices are a little high for the food but I thought the beer pricing was good. All beers are served in the recommended glasses for each style.
02-12-2014 01:54:41 | More by DanThaMan85
4.66/5 rDev -0.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 5 | $$
Best selection in El Paso by far. Always have great specials, the food is top notch,and there's, of course, lots of tasty beer. It is home to 75 taps or so, and they rotate them out regularly so there's always something new to try. I have discovered many a good brew here.
09-14-2013 21:46:33 | More by zachgroves
4.5/5 rDev -4.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 4 | $$$
My friends and I are regulars here every Tuesday. The atmosphere is great for going out with buddies to have a few drinks and also if you are going out on business. Not only does it have the best selection of beer in all of el paso the food is exceptional as well. The beer is a little pricey though. I can understand why but for some of the more common craft brew its kinda ridiculous. The excellent food is very reasonably priced on the other hand. If you love beer, food, and a comfortable environment for any arangement, I would hit this place up. Also if you order the beer of the day on Tuesday you get to keep the glass free of charge.
05-13-2013 21:57:26 | More by aty11b
4.73/5 rDev +0.6%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5 | $
This place ROCKS. I go to El Paso on business a lot. It is a excellent way to end the day. Amazing selection of beer on tap and great athmosphere. You need to check out the fountian on the back patio. I am going to do this at my cabin very cool. The food is typical bar menu but I have never had anything that was not good.
02-28-2013 02:46:45 | More by MountianSledHead
4.82/5 rDev +2.6%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75 | $$
When you think El Paso, you don't think world class beer bar. But the Hoppy Monk could be in any city in the world and would still be one of the best around; and in most cases the best. I found them on BA and decided to stop by while in El Paso on business for one night.
The place was dark and the lot was mostly empty when we pulled in but there were a few people heading in so we asked them what was up. They said it was closed for an employee party. When they heard we were in from out of town, they invited us in for a couple. Beto then went out of his way to introduce us to the place and make us feel welcome. These guys know their beer and love what they do.
The atmosphere is exactly what I like... Interesting, comfortable and authentic without being pretentious or refined. The taps are perfectly displayed behind the bar and every one is a winner. We had a Belgian IPA that I can't recall and a Lagunitas Sucks. Both were fresh and well presented.
I'm going to do everything I can to get back to El Paso for a full night at The Hoppy Monk. I really want to try the food. You locals have it made.
01-22-2013 12:41:23 | More by GJ40
The Hoppy Monk in El Paso, TX
99 out of 100 based on 17 ratings.