Spuyten Duyvil

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Spuyten DuyvilSpuyten Duyvil
BA SCORE
97
world-class

143 Reviews
Reviews: 143
Visits: 184
rAvg: 4.4
pDev: n/a
Taps: 7
Bottles: 110
Cask: Y
[ Bar, Eatery ]

359 Metropolitan Ave
Brooklyn, New York, 11211-3309
United States
phone: (718) 963-4140

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Reviews: 143 | Visits: 184
Reviews by ballewblake:
Photo of ballewblake
3.83/5  rDev -13%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 2.5 | selection: 4.5

So I managed to hit the place in the middle of a Bret fest and very happily had a few Cantillons on draft. The selection was great for rare Belgian and even some British offerings but the prices were absurd. If it wasn't raining cats and dogs I think we would have left much sooner. The servers were generally up on a high horse and thats where this place falls, yeah, they know what they are talking about but geez guys, you are bar tenders, come down to Earth. The place had a great vibe and mix of somewhat eclectic and yuppie mix of people, most of whom didn't realize they were in a 'world class' beer bar and were bummed to find they didn't have a premium light lager at their disposal. Overall, happy I went there, managed to try a few interesting offerings, but by no means would I go out of my way to venture back. (823 characters)

More User Reviews:
Photo of oldn00b
4.6/5  rDev +4.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

This place opened right before I moved out of the city but at the time I lived down the street. It's cozy, has a fun retro vibe with things like a barber chair for a seat in the window.

I make a point to stop by every time I'm in town. Staff is friendly enough and the selection of bottles includes some tough to find brews. Nice garden area in the back, comfortable seats at the bar. Very decent offerings on tap. Definitely recommend popping in. (453 characters)

Photo of shoretaxi
4.31/5  rDev -2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of jammery
3.63/5  rDev -17.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 2.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of tobelerone
3.96/5  rDev -10%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of slasich
3.89/5  rDev -11.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 3.5

Photo of Eman17
4.23/5  rDev -3.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of djgoodwi
4.47/5  rDev +1.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of elamb106
4/5  rDev -9.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of ChipChaight
4.23/5  rDev -3.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of stephenjmoore
4.49/5  rDev +2%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of almostjay
4.25/5  rDev -3.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of SkiBum22
4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of mdlipski
4/5  rDev -9.1%

Photo of El_Lupulo
4.3/5  rDev -2.3%

Photo of JonahNW
4.75/5  rDev +8%

Beautiful old room, great tap and bottle selection, great backyard. (68 characters)

Photo of liamt07
4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of MonkeyKnfeFight
4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of Srkolodn
4.75/5  rDev +8%

Photo of botanu
5/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of MMarkMelly
4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

Interesting Headed Here from the Street ~2008 Suited. Fun Vibe Good w/ Friends. (79 characters)

Photo of RblWthACoz
4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

How on Earth do I not have a review of Spuyten Duyvil down?

Love this place. Have been here so many times and tried so many different beers that I probably would have never been able to. 1984 Boon Mariage Parfait, Cantillon Saint Lamvinus on a hand pump, and on and on and on. The decor is awesome, the selection is thorough (even with the minimal taps) and it's worth a visit if you've never been. (399 characters)

Photo of ArsMoriendiOU818
4.33/5  rDev -1.6%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5

In the hipster-elitist tradition, there's no sign for this place and every beer is super expensive, much like the local's rent. However, if you can afford it, there's plenty of hard-to-find brews. Though hard-to-find COULD be desirable, the quality of these rare brews leaves something to be desired. Many of the beers have sub-90 reviews on Beer Advocate. I don't take my chances on beers over $10. I like the garden in the back. It's a relaxing place to drink a decent craft beer. Doesn't compare to say, Bohemian Beer Garden in Astoria, but it's still a nice change of scenery compared with most bars. (604 characters)

Photo of JoeMans
4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of rollom
4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

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Spuyten Duyvil in Brooklyn, NY
97 out of 100 based on 143 ratings.