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The Ginger Man

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PLACE INFO

Type: Bar, Eatery, Beer-to-go

11 E 36th St
New York, New York, 10016-3318
United States

(212) 532-3740 | map
gingerman-ny.com

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325
pDev:
9.39%
 
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Photo of mikron1234
3.88/5  rDev -8.9%
vibe: 2.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Too many yuppies. Yes, of all the beer bars I have been to, and I have been to alot, I have NEVER seen this many yuppies in a beer bar. And alot of them drinking macrobrew.

Great beer selection though. Was able to get an Anchor Liberty here, one of the few places you will find it in NYC. Selection is strong on European and western US Breweries, with some nice eastern breweries.

Food is some of the best pub grub I've had.

Downside: like everything else in NY, very $$$. Hard to get service. and way too many yuppies

I will continue to seek this place out everytime I visit NY, but will not go here when work lets out. Will vist for lunch instead.

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Photo of brewjones
4.66/5  rDev +9.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 5

So, stopped by the Gingerman on my trip to NYC. It was a Friday night and was a bit crowded but not overwhelming. You could still get a beer fairly easily and the service was great. They were really nice and helpful and were willing to give tasters of things you have never had.

I had a couple staples and then tried a few East Coast brews that I can't get in this part of the country (CO). I would say this is a great place to visit and relax if you find it on a night that isn't so crowded. There is an entire room of couches and lounge chairs to kick back on. Check it out if you are in the area.

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Photo of DaggerEyes
4.22/5  rDev -0.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.5

I got out of a job early the other day and had an hour and a half to kill before meeting someone on 40th street...having no clue what to do I seredipidisly walked by the Gingerman, which I had always wanted to visit. What better an opportunity?

When faced with their huge tap list I was some what flabbergasted, but the lovely bartender was great, offering suggestion and tastes of beers I inquired about. Super helpful.

I love the dark wood paneling, long bar with small lamps, framed posters. It's classy but not overly so, it still manages to feel very casual and relaxed.

I got a warm pretzel with mustard, and was tempted to order even more off their menu of bar snacks, all of which looked great.

If you are ever in the area stop by for sure.

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Photo of Flyer
3.78/5  rDev -11.3%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4

I hadn't been here in a few years, because I thought the place was over-rated, in terms of selection and in terms of beer culture. I went back for 3 reasons: (1) The Gingerman in Austin is awesome (though I know it's no longer the same ownership (2) the website promised three Hair of the Dogs and three Weyerbachers -- reason enough to go anywhere, and (3) with the demise of the Collins Bar, I needed a place in mid-town.

Argh! Still the same extensive-but-somehow lacking beer list -- no Hair of the Dog, no Weyerbcaher -- @#!! bait and switch! The place is kind of "refined pub" as far as atmosphere, but it also seems to be a yuppie-magnet -- craft beer wannabees. And the DFH 120 is $20 -- even Copperfield's only wanted $15. Pretense masquerading as beer culture.

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Photo of Nickls
3.65/5  rDev -14.3%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 4 | food: 3.5

First off, I have to agree with some of the other mentions of the atmosphere of the Gingerman...which can be a bit stuffy. Having worked not too far from there, I had the opportunity to visit plenty of times. On any given Thursday or Friday evening, the place is packed with suits and their drinking buddies. I even had the unfortunate opportunity overhearing a conversation about how great Stella was...in a place with a great selection.

Anyway, if you can get past the crowd and the "classic/elegant" interior, there is a good selection to be had for Midtown Manhattan. At times, they do have a pretty good local and regional representation of breweries, which is always nice to find. However, the service can be a bit shaky at times if it is packed, even when you have a table.

I would recommend going on a Saturday evening, when most of the suits clear out when it's not prime work week. It can be pleasant enough then that your significant other won't mind joining you there for a good beer.

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Photo of sleazo
3.18/5  rDev -25.4%
vibe: 2 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3 | selection: 3.5

I have been to this place more than a few times over the years for two reasons. One I have had a few friends who work in midtown. Two they know I love good beer and the Gingerman has a wide selection. However given these things, I don't really like the place.

The atomosphere is decent enough aesthetically I suppose, high ceilings and a generally nice decor. However there is some sort of dull quality here. Not quite generic but sort of dull despite the decent trappings. On slow days the place is just that, but with no convivial feel. On crowded days it is hell on Earth, filled with midtown banker types who don't really seem to like beer. The types of people who will rave about mediocre beer X from country Z for the sole fact that they think others have not heard of it thereby giving it cachet.

The bartenders are quick enough but have never seemed too friendly which adds to the antiseptic like feel.

Selection wise they have a lot of beers. They even have some beers a BA may have not had and appreciate. This literally saves the place for me. Other than that they have a wide selection of mediocre beers that really won't thrill you other than by sheer volume.

On my last visit a Rogue Hazelnut was $7.50 I believe.

Don't get fooled by the sheer number of beers here, this place really is not that special.

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Photo of Popkorn615
4.6/5  rDev +8%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 3.5

Holy SHIT... The Ginger Man is THE best place that I have visited in NYC (and have EVER visited. Period.) because of its selection of beers. There are over 60 beers on tap, and over 120 beers by the bottle.

After walking through two pairs of glass doors, you enter a dim-lit, upscale-looking bar, which emits a borderline-restaurant ambience because of how attractive it is on the inside. Table seating to your right, a lengthy bar a little farther forward stretching down the right side, booth seating on the left, and couches in a room in the back characterize this sizeable bar (and there's still plenty of room in between the bar and seating area should the seats run out during busy times).

The wooden floors and bar area, coupled with medieval looking chandeliers make it seem as if you're enjoying a nice drink in a tavern located on castle grounds during the Renaissance.

The food selection is okay - lunch type foods, such as sandwiches and hot dogs. Unfortunately, they do not serve wings (which was my main problem with the food). However, $2 can get you a soft, well-baked pretzel with honey mustard sauce, and $5 can get you an intricately-topped hot dog with tater tots.

But again, this place is amazing because of its vast selection of beers, especially those on tap. If you're looking to visit heaven on Earth, then head over to 11 East 36th Street in Manhattan.

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Photo of DavidSeanNJ
4.5/5  rDev +5.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Decided to check out the Ginger Man for my birthday. I found parking pretty easily as well, otherwise there are plenty of garages around.

I walked into the place and immediately felt welcome. The ambiance is great. There was a "cathedral" like presence in the place with the high ceilings, wood floors and bar, chandaliers, etc. Got a spot right at the bar and was pleasantly surprised to see an updated beer menu, updated 2/23/08. To my surprise, they had an amazing selection. There was truly something for everyone to enjoy. Encompassed a wide array of styles, breweries, and specialties. The bartenders were pleasant and it was easy to get a beer. This place REALLY filled up quickly and soon it became difficult to move. I enjoyed a bigfoot and an anchor holiday ale although there was plenty of other greats to choose from.

Recommended and a destination spot for sure.

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Photo of fredandboboflo
4.9/5  rDev +15%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 4

Was here actually a few months and I was sure I had rated it...something must have gone awry with the review button. I can't imagine a place as established as this would have changed much since then though, so I think this should be a valid review. As you can tell from my scores, I loved the place. Walk in and you're in a different world from the streets of Midtown, and such a perfect world for beer, from the beer decor to the taps in front of you, relaxed atmosphere even when more crowded, just great. They serve top notch stuff here too, obviously I'm not sure what's there right now, but there'll always be about ten world class Belgian beers on tap, and many more in bottles, and a pretty solid smattering of various American, German, and UK beers otherwise, always all the styles represented, tremendous. Obviously you cannot argue with the insane number of taps they have. Service is knowledgeable and they'll accommodate your every wish if they can, offering samples, searching for replacements in the very rare case they just ran out of the beer you requested. Food is good enough, but the selection is small and very haphazard. Perfectly reasonable value for NYC. Wonderful place, I can't wait to go back.

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Photo of Stoneman78
4.72/5  rDev +10.8%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.5

Big, open beer pub with humongous ceilings. I was there on a Monday afternoon, so I can't speak much too the crowd. Nice, long bar area with plenty of seating, tables for eating, lounge area in the back. The service was excellent and everyone behind the bar was quite beer-savvy and gave great recommendations. More than 100 bottles, and ~60 taps, good craft beer from across the country, plenty of belgian and european beers. Got lunch, the turkey brie sandwich was very good, but the stew was too watery and lacking in meat. This is a very chill place in mid-town and would be very appealing to me in terms of having ample room and space to move around during peak times.

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Photo of Jeffeweizen
4.72/5  rDev +10.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4

My first visit was this past summer after the debacle that was the 2007 NY Brewfest. (Needless to say, I should have just spent the $50 here!) I made another visit during Christmas week to make sure it wasn't all a glorious dream. It wasn't.

I arrived on a Friday afternoon at ~3:30, which is probably a good time to arrive to ensure a spot at the bar (though there are also many tables and a cozy back room adorned with couches). It's unfortunate that dozens of patrons take up space here by drinking Michelob Ultra, but such is life. At least it's usually an attractive youngish crowd.

They have an astonishing number of beers on tap (45+) all lined up along a sheet of copper behind the dark wood bar, and an impressive slate of bottles to choose from. They also have two rotating cask selections. For my latest visit I had an Affligem Nöel, Rochefort 8, Stone Smoked Porter, and a cask Blue Point Oatmeal Stout, which was delicious.

The food menu is minimal but tasty (the soft pretzel, Guinness beef stew, and turkey & brie sandwich were all very good). The staff seems a bit aloof and not overly friendly (it is a NYC bar, after all) but overall they were helpful and knowledgeable, providing the appropriate glassware when necessary.

Overall, Ginger Man is an oasis in midtown Manhattan and a must visit destination for the beer lover.

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Photo of Hoppington
4.65/5  rDev +9.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 4

Hands down my favorite beer bar in NYC. I love this place and the people that work there are great, friendly, salt of the earth types. The bartenders have extensive knowledge in the beers that they serve and have steered me to some exceptional offerings I would not have found without them.

Here are the stats: About 70 tap handles grace the polished copper-lined wall. Another 100+ bottles to choose from if that doesn't do the trick, plus some fine cask offerings as well.

About $6-7 for a 20 ounce draft for most beers, which is a bargain in midtown. Tip the staff generously - they deserve it and they take pride in what they do.

I cringe when I see tourists and oblivious locals walk in and order a Bud Light...I mean why?!! Whyyy!!!! (As in *why* do they even have this on tap at The Ginger Man?! Oh that's right, it sells....)

A warm, friendly beer drinking paradise. I am always excited to see what is new on tap. I cannot recommend this place enough. Consider this place the "Grand Central" of beer venues when beer hunting in NYC.

If The Ginger Man has an "achilles heel" it's the food. They probably have the weakest menu offerings of the major beer venues in Manhattan. Still, the food isn't bad - just basic sandwiches and snacks and grub. I just don't understand how they can serve a kickass Banger's and Mash on St. Patty's day and go back to basics for the rest of the year...

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Photo of Gmann
4.36/5  rDev +2.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Saw an ad in the Ale Street News for this bar so decided to give it a shot during my weekend in NYC. Nice location on 36th street in mid town Manhattan with a just out of work crowd. The bar has a nice elegant feel with tall ceilings and wood finish all around the bar. The bar runs for almost the full distant of the establishment and has tables in the front and side of the bar plus a cozy little nook in the back. During my visit on a Friday, all of the tables were full and all of the spots at the bar were taken. Within my first round spaces at the bar opened up and I was good to go. After about 11:00 the place had a nice comfortable feel. The Ginger Man offers a good selection of Belgian, English, German, and US brews. Some notables are Affligem, Chimay, De Dolle, Rochefort, Sam Smiths, Schneider, Allagash, DogfishHead, GreatDivide and so on. The glassware was appropriate and the staff friendly and knowledgable enough. During my stay I had the cask Allagash Curieux, Chimay White, Kiuchi Hefe, and Great Divide Old Yeti. Very enjoyable time and a great bar to go to.

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Photo of RichThatchr
4.33/5  rDev +1.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Upon walking into The Gingerman last night, I was immediately impressed with the place's scene of cathedral ceilings, the dark wood paneling, and the abundant deep leather couches. The apparent tap selections caught me by surprise and the cask options were good too. I settled down with a friend for a couple of easy rounds off the menu of taps, which is must to review because the tap selection runs the length of the bar. Well, a couple rounds went longer to four and generous cheese plate too as we were enjoying the place very much. When we finished, I noted the crowd was mostly late 20's to late-30's.

I hope to return to this venerable oasis another time in the future.

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Photo of KATE12
4.63/5  rDev +8.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4

I love The Gingerman. It is one of my all time favorite places to go in NYC. The atmosphere is great. If you're lucky you can snag a table and a couch or comfy arm chair in the back room. It's nice back there because it's cozy and you have waitress service. The beer list is awesome and ever changing. I have tried some of my now favorite beers there. The service is usually pretty good as well. The staff is knows enough about what's on tap that you don't feel bad asking them questions. And if they don't know the answer they will try and find someone who does. The food is good, we usually stick to the basics. The huge basket of potato chips for $2.00 is a pretty good deal though! I would highley recommend going to The Gingerman if you're ever in NYC!

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Photo of atigerlife
4.44/5  rDev +4.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 5

Stopped in here for a few drinks on my trip to NYC. Good location and easy to find. We went in just ahead of the after business crowd, so it wasn't so crowded when we got there but it was packed by the time we left. I like the dark wood look of the place.

Lot's of beers to choose from. Certainly enough to keep me happy for a long time. Not sure what else you could ask for in a beer bar.

Service was good. We sat at the bar, so that probably helped. Hard for others not at the bar to get the attention of the bartender. Not a problem for me.

We didn't eat any food since this was our before dinner drink stop.

Overall, a very nice place to stop into if you are in the neighborhood. A little noisy and crowded at peak hours, but such is life.

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Photo of TurdFurgison
3.99/5  rDev -6.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 4.5

I stopped here after a Yankees game. It was very easy to find, approximately 7 blocks from Grand Central Terminal. This was a beautiful bar, decked out in a fashion resembling a study, den, or library. Nicely paneled walls and ceilings, lots of old beer bottles in cases, and tons of taps. The beer list was extensive and covered most styles, as can be confirmed on the website. I chose Boon #52, it was very good. The service was a OK but not overly friendly and the prices are a tad high (par for Manhattan), but the atmosphere and selection make this a worthy stop.

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Photo of maddogruss
4.14/5  rDev -2.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 5

Went here with my friend recently. I really liked the atmosphere. Nice and relaxing some nice couches if you get there early enough. The theme of the restaurant, based on the literary drunk from Dunleavy's novel of the same name, makes the bar itself very inviting. Deceorated with some beer memorabilia, I would reccommend just stopping by. The overall quality of the place was fantastic, as I just described. The service was okay. Since we sat in the back area by the couches, the waitress kind of forgot about us from time to time. The beer selection was really good. They literally had hundreds of beers there with at loeast 75 taps. All of the beers were different, so no doubling up (can't get the same beer in draft and bottle form). Did not try the food, but based on what I saw on the menu, it seems like it is pretty much finger picking food. They only serve drafts in pints, and I believe I paid about $7 or $8 for a pint or an import bottle, with seemed pretty reasonable to me, especially since it was NYC. I highly reccommend this place.

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Photo of treehugger02010
4/5  rDev -6.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

I was here recently with a budy of mine and our respective females.
Atmoshpere: Nice and friendly, not too many people were there at 9/10 at night on a Saturday. A pretty large place for a city, with nice couches to sit and wax ale with some friends.
Service: Prompt service that came right up to us when we needed somthing and when we first got there.
Selection: Pretty good selection, various an good. I would have liked a better break down of there menu though.
Food: Didn't try.
Value: I was expecting much much more expensive, but it seemed pretty reasonable to me.
Don't drink and review.

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Photo of burrholes
4.85/5  rDev +13.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 4

Many reviewers from out-of-town rave about this place. i can speak as a local.... this is the best beer bar in Manhattan. i live within a quarter mile of the majestic Ginger Man and love it more than words. The only catch with this place is, after 8 p.m. it turns into a very different kind of bar, crowded is an understatement. In the afternoon's it is an oasis from the city, knowledgeable staff, a ginorous selection of both bottle-draft-cask beer. Samples flowing, food is o.k. but truly a place to develop one's own beer nose. Trevor is a pleasure.

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Photo of Yetiman420
4.22/5  rDev -0.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.5

The weekend of July 12 – 14 2007, my wife and I visited The Ginger Man, Rebar @ The Retreat, Blind Tiger Ale House, and Hop Devil Grill (not the Belgian side). I’ve listed them in our overall ranking. We’re in our early and mid 30’s, I travel frequently and always incorporate good beer into my journey’s be it work or pleasure.

I'll start this review by saying The Ginger Man was far and away our favorite of the Manhattan beer bars. It's mid town location made it conveninet to our hotel and away from the mindless weekend massess random hopping bars (someone say hops?). I'm giving a favorable score for quality east coast beer selection and a very nice atmosphere. Tall ceilings, nice bar, communal seating, and even sofa's and couches if you're lucky enough to get one.

The only drawback was the bartended was unable to explain a couple of the beers. Good news here was he just poured a sample when I asked about the style. I had this problem in all the other bars so it might be the standard for NYC beer bartenders.

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Photo of jjboesen
4.85/5  rDev +13.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 4

After a pint at d.b.a. (see review), I did what I have always done when in Manhattan: I had to stop here. In fact, in the ten or so years that Ginger Man has sat near the corner of Madison and East 36th, I have never visited New York without failing to drop by - the best time to do so would be on an early weekday afternoon. But then no beer lover should take a bite from the Big Apple without drinking a pint or two (not to mention spending a sizable chunk of change) at Ginger Man, which is one best beer bars in the city if not on the East Coast.

The beer list has always been amazing! On tap are sixty draughts from around the world, many not being available in the US. Of course, cask-conditioned beer is always available. I appreciate the consistent freshness of the beers and the efficient, prompt and knowledgeable staff. The food ain't bad either.

On the hot July day of my visit the new beers were:

1. Aecht Schlenkerla Helles
2. Dinkle Aker Pils
3. Red Hook Sun Rye
4. Weyerbacher Muse
5. De Ranke Bitter

Of course, the heavier styles are rotated in the colder months. (What a place!)

It is a handsome bar as well: high ceiling, a very long wooden bar that is opposite several booths running along the wall towards the back. In the front, to the immediate right are scattered a few tables and a couple of coveted sofas. In the back off to the right is another lounge area complete with additional sofas and comfy chairs. Need I say more? To be here is to be in beervana.

Update - 3/16/09: Stopped by again! I tried their Ginger Man Ale, Brooklyn East IPA Cask and Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - to name a few. I love the Ginger Man. They now have growlers to go.

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Photo of mtnbiknma
4.33/5  rDev +1.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Had the opportunity to stop by this fine beer bar when visiting my brother in NYC recently. I was honestly nervous about the potential tab when i saw what neighborhood it was it in. Fortunately, i was pleasantly surprised to see that pints of many of their 66 taps (that day anyway) started at 6 bucks.
i arrived at 2 in the afternoon or so and was immediately impressed with the surroundings. The afternoon light coming in through the giant front windows lit the dark interior just enough to highlight the some of the nice features of the place. There are pub-style tables throughout the main bar area and a great bar that features mission-style lamps, which i imagine gives the place the feel of a nice library or parlor at night. The couch laden lounge area in the back also looked very appealing despite being empty at the time.
I was thrilled to find 66 taps, and even if some were more "common" craft brews, there were still some very pleasant surprises. The highlight of the stop was the Ithaca Double IPA on cask. That beer was so well balanced with nice hope aroma, smooth but malty mid taste, and a bitter-sweet finish that i could have blown off family plans and finished the cask myself. Sadly, the next person who ordered one only got a half glass, so i did truly get that last pint, just not at the time i had hoped to get it. Like most Double IPA's, the ABV was high, so i switched to the Blue Point Lager, which was perfect for the 80 degree day. Already, i was starting to feel the alcohol, so i went searching for a session beer to tide me over until my brother came along. The bartender walked me through such a large slew of samples that i cannot now recall what i drank as my third full pint. I just knew that as much as i wanted to try it, the Imperial Stout they had on cask would not have helped me interact with my brother's in laws too well.
The service was pretty darn good, i've had worse service at other highly touted beer bars in my neck of the woods. However, the server did provide a disclaimer that indicated that once the 5 O'Clock rush came in i shouldn't expect the same level of care, which i appreciated. I also took note that the bartender gave the guys next to me giant binder filled with beeradvocate ratings for ALL the beers they served. This is quite a public service to those who are less initiated to what's good.
The food was very reasonable for midtown Manhattan and they provided decent pairing suggestions in the menu. Speaking of the menu, it was small, yet filled with just enough items to fill you up and keep the emphasis on the beers. I had the roast beef sandwich with gorgonzola, which was priced at a very affordable (for NYC) 8 bucks. My brother had the pretzel which was also great and priced right.
All in all, this is one of my favorite east coast beer bars at this point in my personal beer research. Well worth a visit, just be sure to order the cask beer before someone else finishes the batch!

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Photo of Soracloud
4.6/5  rDev +8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Heard a lot about this place from friends. As a B-Day gift from the wife, we made a day trip up to The Glorious Gingerman.

The inside was large and open (looked smaller from the outside but its deceiving) Dark wood trims, large heavy tables with chairs and booths. Some couches were available also to kick back and relax in. The bar seated I would say about 25 people comfortably. Seems on a busy night you'd be standing.

The back of the bar had two separate walls of taps. Just about 65 in total with an even larger bottle selection. They also had two hand pumps. The beer menu seems to be ever changing as new and seasonal beers are released. On Cask was Great Divide Yeti Oaked Russian Imperial Stout and a Double IPA I believe from a NY Brewery (I forget the name) I was also happy to see DFH Worldwide stout available! Bottle/Draft prices seemed OK, averaging around $4.50 for a draft and $5 for a bottle. 22 and 16oz bottles were obviously more expensive but not outrageous.

Every beer the wife and I ordered was placed in the proper vessel and the young lady tending bar seemed to up to speed on her beers.

The food was great! Not an extensive menu but enough to fill you up right. The Guinness Stew is an absolute must.

I will be back many times, heck I'll sleep on the street if need be! If you are in the area definitely check this place out!

Only bad thing was I noticed their website was not updated that often. Hopefully that will change.

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Photo of Gavage
4.44/5  rDev +4.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 5

Upon entering the dark bar you see the large selection of taps just behind the bar. You feel like a kid in a candy store wondering what special drafts they have. The beer menu clearly states what is new on tap on the front page. Inside you find well over 60 drafts and 150 bottles.

The bar was fairly crowded for a late afternoon on a Friday. Some sat at the tables, but most were at the bar. A few people were sitting in the sofa room in the back. The bar is long and seats about 20 people. A collection of nice glassware adorns the top of the bar. A small open kitchen is in the back by the restrooms.

Pints are from $6 - 7.50 based on what you order. Victory, Rogue, Anchor, Stoudt's, Smuttynose, Magic Hat, Blue Point, Brooklyn, and Ommegang were some of the American offerings. Young's, Fullers, Kulmbacher, Mahrs, and Spaten Optimator were some of the international beers. Just way to many to list.

Anyone visiting NYC should make the time to visit this great bar.

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The Ginger Man in New York, NY
Place rating: 4.26 out of 5 with 325 ratings
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