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The Hay Merchant

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

65 Ratings
Ratings: 65
Reviews: 18
rAvg: 4.68
pDev: 5.34%
Taps: 76
Bottles: 25
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Bar, Eatery ]

1100 Westheimer Rd
Houston, Texas, 77006-2727
United States
phone: (713) 528-9805

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @haymerchant

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(Place added by: champ103 on 02-16-2012)
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Reviews by Hopmodium:
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Hopmodium

Washington

4.48/5  rDev -4.3%

Better than the rating can possibly give considering that I have visited many places like this across the country. This IS THE BEST TEXAS can offer, no doubt. Growler refills! I drive 40 miles to find this and will not complain. My lady and I celebrated my 33rd birthday here without mentioning it and were treated like I did. Refilled my growler with (512)2 for $24.95 and purchased a 1/2 growler of their Pecan Porter(for $4.50 without refill but w/ HM logo, beer only $12-) for reasonable price anywhere S of Mason-Dixon. Multiple, awesome cask selections which made me quite happy. Nitro for those of you as well. Food was not the best but that is what I read ahead of time and expected and did not mind considering I went during off-peak hours on a Thursday evening. Parking could be troublesome most times when mating occurs. GO TO THIS PLACE during off hours if you want to avoid stereotypical Houston douchbags. Lived here for 66% of life and can honestly say that finding a place like this is rare and worth any true beer drinkers time. On par with rest of country as far as options are concerned.

08-26-2012 03:40:13 | More by Hopmodium
More User Reviews:
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Dogleg

Texas

5/5  rDev +6.8%

09-02-2014 18:36:20 | More by Dogleg
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srletend

Texas

4.5/5  rDev -3.8%

Great selection of American crafts (i.e., Jolly Pumpkin on cask). Good food and atmosphere.

08-31-2014 17:51:13 | More by srletend
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caffeineTX

Texas

4.5/5  rDev -3.8%

This is around the corner from me and it is a great bar. It loses points from me because it gets too loud inside for me and the porch is very small and often crowded unless you come in for lunch or something.

The wall has rotating taps of a wide variety of beers ranging from easy drinking session beers to polarizing sours, smoked beers, and IPAs so there is stuff that will appeal to the casual drinker and the craft beer snob/enthusiast.

08-29-2014 14:57:45 | More by caffeineTX
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halo3one

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev -3.8%

08-29-2014 04:23:49 | More by halo3one
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cfrobrew

Texas

4.5/5  rDev -3.8%

08-18-2014 21:12:25 | More by cfrobrew
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Jon4than

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +1.5%

08-12-2014 15:17:38 | More by Jon4than
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Smanke

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +1.5%

08-09-2014 17:18:48 | More by Smanke
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Tuck_leepulin

Texas

4.71/5  rDev +0.6%

My favorite bar in Houston and one of my favorite all time bars anywhere. My biggest problem is trying to decide what to get. There are always an incredible amount of drafts to choose from and always many cask selections which is one of the biggest selling points for me. They usual have some vintages on tap at very reasonable prices. My last visit I had a 2011 Stone RIS at the same price of a fresh Stone RIS and so I could try it aged with no effort on my part. The only food I have had is whats on the late-night happy hour such as the pig ears and they were quite delicious. Excellent and attentive staff even when the place is packed.

08-01-2014 18:25:19 | More by Tuck_leepulin
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Links41

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +1.5%

07-24-2014 01:32:52 | More by Links41
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The Hay Merchant in Houston, TX
100 out of 100 based on 65 ratings.