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Thirsty Bear Brewing Company

Not Rated.
Thirsty Bear Brewing CompanyThirsty Bear Brewing Company
BEER AVG
3.64/5
Based on:
19 Beers
325 Hads
Place Score: 86
Reviews: 59
Visits: 99
Avg: 3.8
pDev: n/a
Taps: --
Bottles: --
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

661 Howard Street
San Francisco, California, 94105
United States
phone: (415) 974-0905 | map
www.thirstybear.com

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Reviews: 59 | Visits: 99
Reviews by ccrida:
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3.35/5  rDev -11.8%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3 | food: 2.5

Big open space, modern loft style, exposed brick, modern art (right next to the MOMA in fact), lots of light. Really not the vibe I like in a brew pub, looks more like an upscale lounge.

Friendly, cute waitresses knew the ABV of the seasonal, even though it's not listed on menu. Very knowledgeable on the food menu, all the Spanish pronunciations, but I was a little disappointed to see it as all tapas, paella and flat bread being the only other items of substance. I got an order of flat bread for $10, it was fine, but I'd need like 5 more to make a meal of it, and wasn't try to spending $100 at a brew pub, so I decided to go somewhere else for dinner. I had 2 of their beers, both seasonals. The trippel wasn't that great, the bourbon barrel stout was better. r They had 7 regular taps as well. I talked to a local at 21st Amendment (where I later walked to for a real meal) and he didn't speak to highly of their house beers. Too foo-foo for me overall, mostly suits and pointy loafer crowd. At least they were playing classic rock, I think it was Santana (which would make sense with their Spanish theme). The sliders, also $10, were ridiculous, you got 4, the patty couldn't have been bigger then a quarter, maybe a poker chip, but probably not even that. Brewpub food for bulimics.

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3.54/5  rDev -6.8%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.25 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.25 | food: 5

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

paella is really good.

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2.24/5  rDev -41.1%

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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Great selection of beer including two firkins

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Thirsty Bear Brewing Company in San Francisco, CA
86 out of 100 based on 59 ratings.