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The Bier Baron Tavern

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The Bier Baron TavernThe Bier Baron Tavern
BA SCORE
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Reviews: 9
Visits: 31
Avg: 3.93
pDev: n/a
Taps: 49
Bottles: 500
Cask: N
[ Bar, Eatery ]

1523 22nd St NW
Washington, District of Columbia, 20037-1005
United States
phone: (202) 293-1885 | map
thebierbaron.com

Notes:
Place added by: drabmuh on 03-16-2011

Former location of The Brickskeller.
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Reviews: 9 | Visits: 31
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3.95/5  rDev +0.5%

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4.53/5  rDev +15.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

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4.85/5  rDev +23.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 4

Great beer oriented pub. The staff go out of their way to find the right beer for the customer. Huge selection and they gave me multiple tasters of stuff outside of my local distro. Will come here regularly

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3.73/5  rDev -5.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3.5

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4.46/5  rDev +13.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4

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3.98/5  rDev +1.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

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3.94/5  rDev +0.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

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5/5  rDev +27.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -17.3%

This is the Brickskeller. They obviously just decided to rename the place and sanction what used to disappoint about the Brickskellar as the new normal. It's not a bad spot. The interior has mostly remained the same (I admit I love the basement, though it's a bit warren-y). I didn't try the food this time around. The beer selection is now at the level you expect from a small-town beer mecca. I hope that's fair. I mean that there is a large selection of not-so-rare brews: a seasoned beer nerd is not going to find many options (s)he hasn't tried but there are many good commonly-available domestic choices.

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4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

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4/5  rDev +1.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

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5/5  rDev +27.2%

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4/5  rDev +1.8%

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4/5  rDev +1.8%

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4/5  rDev +1.8%

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4/5  rDev +1.8%

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4/5  rDev +1.8%

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3.84/5  rDev -2.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.5

I personally loved this place. I was staying at the Marriott just a block or two away, and ended up going every night while I was in town. Yes, it's divey. Yes, everyone who works there is super laid back and not necessarily knowledgeable, but the food was decent, and the beer selection was very good, with stuff primarily from both coasts of the US on tap, as well as a large bottle selection. I was especially interested in getting east coast beers not available in the west, and the Bier Baron had quite a few selections that met that criteria, as well as old standbys such as Arrogant Bastard.

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The Bier Baron Tavern in Washington, DC
- out of 100 based on 9 ratings.