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The Hay Merchant

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Taps: 76 / Bottles: 25
Cask: Y / Beer-to-Go: Y
BA SCORE
100
world-class

57 Ratings
Ratings: 57
Reviews: 15
rAvg: 4.69
pDev: 5.54%
$$ - reasonable
[ 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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DoubleSimcoe

New York

4.51/5  rDev -3.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | $$

The Hay Merchant is a place every beer lover should pilgrim to at least once in a lifetime. The quality of beer here is beyond belief!

Cool joint, unassuming from the outside but sprawling inside. Plenty of tables and a long funky-shaped bar. Nice decor, lots of hipster wood. They have a food menu, but me thinks it is better to go next door to Underbelly and then have some beers at the Merchant.

Damn busy on a Friday night, late August. Great patio to enjoy the sunset lights and some beautiful faces. We got great service at the patio from a knowledgeable server, even though the place was seriously crowded.

It is all about the beer! 76 taps, 5 casks, beer heaven. Old Stock, Stone Ruination, Karbach Cherries of Fire, Troubadour Imp Stout bourbon-barrel aged (in house, Buffalo Trace!), Brewdog Isle of Arran. Their menu is divided by styles, including one called "Not for the faint of heart".

I would literally move here if I lived in Houston.

01-20-2014 18:07:20 | More by DoubleSimcoe
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Ben7773

Texas

5/5  rDev +6.6%

01-19-2014 18:41:53 | More by Ben7773
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BulletWard

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -9.4%

01-11-2014 17:24:30 | More by BulletWard
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cultclassic89

Texas

5/5  rDev +6.6%

12-28-2013 16:42:20 | More by cultclassic89
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Kappakoosh

Texas

4.78/5  rDev +1.9%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 5 | $$

I recommend everyone stop by, try the food and enjoy the beer selection. The food isn't your typical pub fair..it is exceptional and I have yet to find something I didn't like. Ask how to start the "mud turtle" program. If you are serious about beer, you might enjoy taking part in it.

12-26-2013 02:50:25 | More by Kappakoosh
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Texasfan549

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +1.3%

12-25-2013 07:57:33 | More by Texasfan549
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Monkeypuker

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +1.3%

12-24-2013 04:44:45 | More by Monkeypuker
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truesolution

Texas

4.5/5  rDev -4.1%

12-12-2013 04:26:31 | More by truesolution
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strangebrew1981

Texas

5/5  rDev +6.6%

11-13-2013 00:38:22 | More by strangebrew1981
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bulldogg915

Wyoming

4.5/5  rDev -4.1%

11-10-2013 06:04:51 | More by bulldogg915
The Hay Merchant in Houston, TX
100 out of 100 based on 57 ratings.