Bar Great Harry

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

19 Reviews
Bar Great HarryBar Great Harry
PLACE INFO

Type: Bar

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

(718) 222-1103 | map
www.bargreatharry.com

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Added by PEBKAC on 09-18-2007

PLACE STATS
Score:
94
Reviews:
19
Ratings:
39
Avg:
4.3
pDev:
3.72%
 
 
Taps:
21
Bottles/Cans:
50
Cask:
Y
Beer-to-Go:
N
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Reviews: 19 | Ratings: 39
Reviews by d0ggnate:
Photo of d0ggnate
4.16/5  rDev -3.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Made a quick stop into Bar Great Harry last night and was glad we did. We didn't plan to stop here, but in doing so we found one of the best selections on tap during my current trip to NYC. There were a few local things pouring and a few Belgian regulars, but mixed in with that were some surprising selections. Since there were so many great beers to try (JP Calabaza, Sly Fox Hop Project, Delirium Nocturnum, and more) we decided to get a few flights. The price was very reasonable at $6 for four 4oz pours.

I would love to go back to Bar Great Harry, but just don't have any more time. I'll have to try it whenever I return.

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More User Reviews:
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%

Photo of tabhill
4.56/5  rDev +6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75

Even though I arrived during happy hour, the bartender was very quick and didn't mind describing some of the beers that I wasn't familiar with. She even gave me a discount on the growlers. Unfortunately the discount was more than made up for by the parking ticket I got for not buying a muni-meter coupon...something I'd never heard of before visiting brooklyn. I was really impressed with the wide selection and will definitely be back, but next time I'll look for the muni-meters.

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Bar Great Harry in Brooklyn, NY
94 out of 100 based on 19 ratings.
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