Taps: 12 / Bottles: -
Cask: N / Beer-to-Go: N
Ratings: 7 | Reviews: 5 | Show All Ratings:
4.36/5 rDev +6.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | $$
Crossed path's with this place on my way to the Pony Bar. Super glad I did. There was an Allagash tap-takeover going on yet the place wasn't packed. Great selection of bottle & draft beer. was able to chat-chit with the owner, the Allagash beer rep and the bartender about the beer selection, which is fun for me as a traveling beer geek. I have found that a lot of places in NY, you end up ordering a beer, the bar tender takes off to hang with their friends and you sit there staring at your beer until you leave. This place is definitely not like that. very friendly crowd. I'm putting it on my list of must do's when I travel to NY. Plus its very close to the Port Authority.
12-06-2013 18:23:03 | More by Outlandishbrew
3.99/5 rDev -2.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.75 | $$
great service and good prices...selection was good ....they are still getting new product in. they have some cigar city beers that is rare in NYC..besides whole foods
buy six beers get 10% discount ...i will go back to see what they get in
purchased jai alai, high seas, anderson valley wild turkey aged, racer15 and boulder mojo
10-17-2013 00:55:29 | More by wrv01
3.93/5 rDev -4.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | $$
A nice little beer bar-shop in Hell's Kitchen, hard by the Broadway theaters but nicely tucked away in the ground floor of an old tenement building.
Yes, this totally does look like Good Beer over in the East Village, and it's fine with me. I live in HK and appreciate having a beer haven to enjoy a pint or two without having to deal with the crowds, bouncers and loud bars of Ninth Avenue.
The atmosphere is smooth and chill inside, dim lights and a welcoming warmth. I bet this is a great place to hang out in a cold winter night.
12 taps at the bar, including Allagash White, Alesmith Horny, Stone Enjoy By, Founders Dirty Bastard and Old Curmudgeon, La Trappe Isid'or and a cask of Full Sail.
Beers are served in ten and sixteen ounces, priced between six and nine dollars. They also offer whiskey, bourbon and rye (love!), plus tons of bottled beer to take home or drink there. They conveniently price the bottles to stay or to go, I like that.
Food-wise, it's the usual meat-cheese-sandwich fare, but what goes better with beer than that?
09-22-2013 15:00:50 | More by DoubleSimcoe
4/5 rDev -2.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75 | $$
Vibe: Although it's located right in the heart of the Theatre District, this place is tucked away on the ground floor of a building on a cross street midway between Eighth and Ninth avenues. When you walk in, there's a bar running along the left side opposite several coolers filled with bottles and cans; additional coolers are located towards the back. There are also two shelves with beer bottles for purchase.
Quality: Nearly all of the store's beers are stored cold and all of them are kept away from direct sunlight. Given the small size, I assume there is a high turnover.
Service: The staff behind the bar seemed very friendly and asked if I had any questions.
Selection: The place had a rather diverse selection of domestic and imported beers. I was happy to find a couple of beers that I never tried before.
Value: I found the prices to be very reasonable, especially for this area of Manhattan since it is located near Times Square. They even had a discount for purchasing a six-pack worth of beers.
Overall: I thought this place was really nice and plan on stopping by again to shop for beers or grab a drink at the bar before going to a Broadway show. It reminds me a little bit like Good Beer in the East Village, although it doesn't feel as cramped with more of a real 'bar' and a smaller 'store' portion.
08-08-2013 01:47:07 | More by metter98
4.4/5 rDev +7.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | $$
New craft beer bar and bottle shop's looks, staff, offerings, and general atmosphere added up to a very welcoming experience. I had no problem finding beers I've liked before as well as new ones to try amongst the list of 10-12 on tap, and the bottle selection was very large and thorough. They said they'll eventually have meat & cheese plates, brats, chilis, and other enticing-sounding hearty food. A lot to like here. I even appreciated the Rush and George Benson Beatles covers vinyl they were spinning.
08-05-2013 17:13:02 | More by passionbest
Beer Culture in New York, NY
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