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Top Hops Beer Shop

Not Rated.
Top Hops Beer ShopTop Hops Beer Shop

Taps: 18 / Bottles: 166
Cask: N / Beer-to-Go: N
BA SCORE
96
world-class

55 Ratings
Ratings: 55
Reviews: 20
rAvg: 4.38
pDev: 7.53%
$$ - reasonable
[ Bar, Store ]

94 Orchard St
New York, New York, 10002-3173
United States
phone: (212) 254-4677

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @ontaptoday

Notes:
None, yet.

(Place added by: DoubleSimcoe on 02-05-2012)
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avalenzuela

New York

4/5  rDev -8.7%

11-19-2013 20:39:02 | More by avalenzuela
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Yetiman420

Ohio

4.68/5  rDev +6.8%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | $$

Stopped in while on a mini beer tour of NYC while on town in business.

Really liked the fact that you could do flights of draft beer. Also had a great selection of bottles. Of all the beer places I visited, Top Hops had the best selection of NY-area craft beers. I found myself drinking west coast beers at most of the other places. First time in all of my craft beer travels I saw "tap line cleaned" as part of the draft board info.

The only downside is they had Bud (and I think Stella) on tap because the owner worked for that distributor. To me, Bud does not belong in a craft beer bar not because of the worthless nature of pre-prohibition industrial domestic lager, but because they suppress the true craft industry and confuse consumers with pseudo craft (think the shockingly bad shocktop line). Off soapbox.

Certainly a place I would recommend and return to even with the mentioned shortcoming.

11-19-2013 20:02:14 | More by Yetiman420
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EnthusedAboutBeer

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

11-10-2013 03:46:23 | More by EnthusedAboutBeer
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nohopsnothanks

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +14.2%

11-10-2013 03:45:42 | More by nohopsnothanks
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sfr26

New York

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

10-30-2013 18:50:07 | More by sfr26
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typee1

New York

4/5  rDev -8.7%

10-27-2013 04:20:02 | More by typee1
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Resuin

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -3%

10-26-2013 22:57:44 | More by Resuin
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unclejazz

New York

4.14/5  rDev -5.5%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3 | $$

Top Hops really gives new Beverage Distributors and Whole Foods Bowery a run for their money. They have a great year round selection and get limited releases on a regular basis. The Owner Ted is a great proponent of good beer and hosts fantastic bottle shares. The tap list is solid, but seems to have a slow turnover, so many beers stick around for a few weeks. They date when lines were last cleaned and when beer get tapped, which I feel is a great service. This place make no effort to hide its affinity for the beer geek. I really like this spot.

10-21-2013 14:49:42 | More by unclejazz
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SourAddict

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +14.2%

10-20-2013 01:36:39 | More by SourAddict
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mctizzz

California

4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

10-14-2013 06:06:43 | More by mctizzz
Top Hops Beer Shop in New York, NY
96 out of 100 based on 55 ratings.