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The Rare Barrel

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The Rare BarrelThe Rare Barrel
BA SCORE
99
world-class

32 Ratings
Ratings: 32
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 4.58
pDev: 6.77%
Active Beers: 25
Beer Ratings: 815
Beer Avg: 4.18
Taps: 0
Bottles: 0
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar ]

940 Parker St
Berkeley, California, 94710-2524
United States
phone: (510) 984-6585

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @therarebarrel

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(Place added by: pmarlowe on 10-18-2013)
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Photo of ianw87
5/5  rDev +9.2%

A great brewery doing strictly sours. Some outside the box stuff, Coffee Sour!? Great Place, I will be visiting here again. Jealous of the Founders members.

ianw87, Today at 02:18 AM
Photo of IBUQT
4.5/5  rDev -1.7%

IBUQT, Sep 14, 2014
Photo of Tazmaniandavis
4.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Love the beer, love the location, love the atmosphere. It is pretty pricey and gets crazy busy on bottle release days, though. Oh yeah, love the guest taps that they do!

Tazmaniandavis, Aug 27, 2014
Photo of nmann08
4.75/5  rDev +3.7%

Visited during my trip to San Francisco. This was a favorite place of mine during the entire Pacific Northwest trip. It's in a quiet neighborhood in Berkeley, big building, lots of parking at the main entrance.

The tasting room is actually just a cornered off section of the entire barrel room, which is actually an awesome sight to see barrel after barrel stacked in this giant warehouse. Reminds me of a winery. Their is plenty of bar seating, tables, standing room and even a few couches.

They have several of their beers on tap, but also a handful of guest beers. Everything is full pours and about $7-$9 a glass, which is expected with most sours. They also had bottles for sale, but they were pricey. The one they had when I visited was $30.

Food is limited, just a couple of panini options.

Overall, as a tourist, if you are visiting San Fran/Oakland area over a Friday or Saturday, I would make a trip out here.

nmann08, Aug 15, 2014
Photo of jbaker67
4.25/5  rDev -7.2%

jbaker67, Aug 12, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -7.2%

sactownjimmy, Aug 06, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -1.7%

MastaShonuf, Aug 03, 2014
Photo of After1am
4.75/5  rDev +3.7%

After1am, Aug 03, 2014
Photo of HungarianCount
4.75/5  rDev +3.7%

HungarianCount, Aug 03, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -7.2%

nataku00, Jul 29, 2014
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The Rare Barrel in Berkeley, CA
99 out of 100 based on 32 ratings.