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The Rare Barrel

Not Rated.
The Rare BarrelThe Rare Barrel

Beer Stats:
Active Beers: 22
Beer Ratings: 584
Beer Avg: 4.18

Taps: / Bottles:
Cask: N / Beer-to-Go: Y
BA SCORE
98
world-class

23 Ratings
Ratings: 23
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 4.57
pDev: 7.44%
$$ - reasonable
[ Brewery, Bar ]

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

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @therarebarrel

Notes:
None, yet.

(Place added by: pmarlowe on 10-18-2013)
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nataku00

California

4.25/5  rDev -7%

07-29-2014 17:42:04 | More by nataku00
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Texasfan549

Texas

4.5/5  rDev -1.5%

07-20-2014 00:37:59 | More by Texasfan549
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bram325

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +3.9%

07-17-2014 22:59:03 | More by bram325
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scottfrie

California

4.45/5  rDev -2.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.25 | $$

The atmosphere is that of a lofty warehouse brewery with a small tasting area tucked in the corner. Oak barrels full of beer adorn half the warehouse, with brewing and bottling equipment and storage taking up the other half. The bar and seating area has a clean and minimalist design to it, and there are a couple couches for lounging. Service is always spectacular as the bar staff that works there are always friendly, knowledgeable, and accommodating. Typically there is anywhere from four to eight brewery sours on tap, and their is always something special on their half a dozen rotating guest taps. I wish they had a few more munchies, but typically there are two to three types of paninis available (brought in from a local restaurant). The owners are very welcome to feedback, and they make an effort to make modifications and improvements if necessary (i.e. bottle releases). They also give periodic brewery tours. Overall this is a relaxing place to satisfy your sour fix. I understand why they are currently only open two days a week, but I cannot wait until they have the ability to add more hours. Definitely check them out if you are in the area.

07-17-2014 17:31:40 | More by scottfrie
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atpca

California

4.25/5  rDev -7%

07-16-2014 04:30:50 | More by atpca
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greenspointexas

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +3.9%

07-03-2014 19:41:39 | More by greenspointexas
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Chingringo

Florida

5/5  rDev +9.4%

06-18-2014 18:17:37 | More by Chingringo
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KevMo84

California

4.25/5  rDev -7%

06-09-2014 01:18:34 | More by KevMo84
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rstenson

California

4.75/5  rDev +3.9%

05-25-2014 23:15:03 | More by rstenson
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Dabeel

California

4.75/5  rDev +3.9%

05-18-2014 19:59:45 | More by Dabeel
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The Rare Barrel in Berkeley, CA
98 out of 100 based on 23 ratings.