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Beer Culture

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29 Ratings
Ratings: 29
Reviews: 11
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: n/a
Taps: 12
Bottles: --
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Bar, Store ]

328 W 45th St
New York, New York, 10036-3891
United States
phone: (646) 590-2139

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @beerculturenyc

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Ratings: 29 | Reviews: 11
Photo of Jlabs
4.28/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Zekenyce
4.15/5  rDev -2.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Big_V
4.06/5  rDev -4.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.5

small but cozy. the tap selection was decent, nothing to write home about. didn't order any food, looked like average selection of bar food. Now that I think about it, the place was packed but didn't see anyone there with food. expected more of a selection, not anything I couldn't have gotten back in DC.

Photo of MtnSoup
3.86/5  rDev -9.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4

Go-to midtown beer bar. Decent rotating draft list when I was there, but really shined for the bottle selection (available for consumption on-site or to-go).

Service was friendly, but not entirely knowledgeable on selections and styles. Not a huge gripe here, but some more knowledge with regard to the beers available is always welcome (especially when dropping a good amount of coin on bottles).

Definitely will be back next time I'm through NYC.

Photo of Zach122
4.13/5  rDev -3.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of jwolfe1311
4.75/5  rDev +11.5%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

Photo of Chrisfarleywine
4.7/5  rDev +10.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

For someone in Manhattan for work, it was a great place for great beer. The place was laid back and they had a great selection, both on tap and in the coolers. The bartenders were all great, one was even a Northwestern alum who turned me on to some great Chicago spots.

Photo of closisinthehouse
4.15/5  rDev -2.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Antg8989
4.38/5  rDev +2.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of JGam115
4.82/5  rDev +13.1%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75

My go-to spot in midtown. Frequently rotating draft lines and one cask, 100s of bottles to choose from - for on site consumption or to go - it's a beer lover's dream. If beer isn't your thing, they have a great selection of whiskeys, bourbons and scotches to choose from. Red and white wines are available as well.

The food menu is perfect for a bar of their size. Definitely try the Ol' Smokey. If you're looking for smaller plates, the Brewschetta is ideal...or maybe the meat & cheese plate. I can't forget the Angus beef sliders with your choice of cheese and bacon - actually, you can put bacon on just about any of the dishes.

The staff is friendly and very knowledgeable. Prices are in line with most bars around the area and overall, a better experience than most. I highly recommend!

Photo of ctwybeerguy
4.46/5  rDev +4.7%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Kappakoosh
4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

My kind of place. you can go tap beer, which they had great selection. You can also pull from the fridge on your own and they pop the top for you (or you can buy and carry home). Huge fridge selection. I sat at the bar, patrons were very talkative and I made a couple of friends. Bartenders are engaged and smiled, which says they enjoy their job...that carry's to the patron as most of you know who have worked/work in the industry. All in all I like much better than Blind Tiger and Torst. Will go again if I am in the NY area.

Photo of Rachel_McCulley
5/5  rDev +17.4%

Photo of StephRai
4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of KForge
3.75/5  rDev -12%

Photo of Ant4711
4/5  rDev -6.1%

Photo of SkiBum22
4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

Photo of smutty33
4/5  rDev -6.1%

Photo of markgugs
4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of jrnyc
3.41/5  rDev -20%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3 | selection: 3.25

Cool little place in the heart of tourist central.

Decent tap selection as well as a decent selection of bottles and cans in the cooler that they will open and pour for you.

One bartender had a bit of an attitude, not cool for a business based on making customers happy.

Photo of Bwagner1122
4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

Photo of DGSchmitt
4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of EnthusedAboutBeer
4.23/5  rDev -0.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of bsm80x
4/5  rDev -6.1%

Photo of Outlandishbrew
4.36/5  rDev +2.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

Crossed path's with this place on my way to the Pony Bar. Super glad I did. There was an Allagash tap-takeover going on yet the place wasn't packed. Great selection of bottle & draft beer. was able to chat-chit with the owner, the Allagash beer rep and the bartender about the beer selection, which is fun for me as a traveling beer geek. I have found that a lot of places in NY, you end up ordering a beer, the bar tender takes off to hang with their friends and you sit there staring at your beer until you leave. This place is definitely not like that. very friendly crowd. I'm putting it on my list of must do's when I travel to NY. Plus its very close to the Port Authority.

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94 out of 100 based on 29 ratings.