Bar Great Harry

BA SCORE
94
outstanding

40 Ratings
Bar Great HarryBar Great Harry
PLACE INFO

Type: Bar

280 Smith St
Brooklyn, New York, 11231-4741
United States

(718) 222-1103 | map
bargreatharry.com

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Added by PEBKAC on 09-18-2007

PLACE STATS
Score:
94
Ratings:
40
Reviews:
19
Avg:
4.3
pDev:
3.72%
 
 
Taps:
21
Bottles/Cans:
50
Cask:
Y
Beer-to-Go:
N
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Ratings: 40 |  Reviews: 19
Reviews by Billolick:
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4.06/5  rDev -5.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Yet another quality craft beer distribution point in the super BA worthy beer destination know as Brooklyn, NY. Not far from Atlantic ave, not far from Brooklyn Heights and just a bit further from 4th ave and then another short stroll to Park Slope. In short this place is surrounded by multiple worthy beer destinations in Bklyn. Cozy, corner location, real nice when they open things up, bringing in the street/neighborhood athmosphere. Always multiple high quality beer options, cant beat drinking fresh products from Brooklyn Brewing, or Sixpoint Brewing. Ample eclectic food options up and down the street.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of rjp217
4.25/5  rDev -1.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of markartis
4.66/5  rDev +8.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of jhavs
4.51/5  rDev +4.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

Great beer list, great service, and serve the brews correctly. The place is a bit dank and divey, but I think that may be on purpose. It fits the Brooklyn craft beer hipster vibe. I was there during the day on a Saturday. Was not too crowded, but I assume it brings people in during the night. Not sure if a crowd would change my "Vibe" opinion.

Bartender was friendly, knowledgeable, and attentive.

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Photo of elnunesio
4.87/5  rDev +13.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5

Photo of ONovoMexicano
4.27/5  rDev -0.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

This place has dreary vibe that maybe one could call divey. But the beer selection is on point. Many a good beer to choose from on tap. They do bottle pours too which is pretty cool.

Prices are about standard for NYC but the pours are pretty generous. A great spot that seems better suited for locals and I'd be extremely happy if this was my local.

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Photo of biegaman
4.53/5  rDev +5.3%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of jjboesen
4.24/5  rDev -1.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Located in the Cobble Hill neighborhood, BGH is an atmospheric little venue, dark and cozy; there is the bar and the usual assortment of tables and such. (It kinda reminded me of the old Blind Tiger on Hudson Street.)
Low-key and inviting, to say the least. Excellent selection of taps, which include several local Brooklyn brews. Attentive bartender ready with a new pour or some more water. Be sure to include this on any Brooklyn Bar crawl.

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Photo of tvghost
4.71/5  rDev +9.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5

Photo of destruise
4/5  rDev -7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of Spreetaper
4.22/5  rDev -1.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of EnthusedAboutBeer
4.43/5  rDev +3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Photo of StoutBoi
4.3/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.75

Photo of MichaelLamb
4.62/5  rDev +7.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of awlevy
4.52/5  rDev +5.1%

Photo of StephRai
4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

Photo of elephanteau
4/5  rDev -7%

Photo of HoppyBeerSista
5/5  rDev +16.3%

Photo of dangelop
4.4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of Ant4711
4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

Photo of DRDAries
4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

Photo of Jason
3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

Photo of evil_liver
4/5  rDev -7%

Photo of hoppymcgee
4/5  rDev -7%

Photo of oakaged88
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

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Bar Great Harry in Brooklyn, NY
4.3 out of 5 based on 40 ratings.
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