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The Hay Merchant

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70 Ratings
Ratings: 70
Reviews: 19
rAvg: 4.68
pDev: 5.56%
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

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

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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.

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The Hay Merchant in Houston, TX
100 out of 100 based on 70 ratings.