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Good Beer

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

33 Reviews
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PLACE INFO

Type: Bar, Eatery, Store

422 E 9th St
New York, New York, 10009-4920
United States

(212) 677-4836 | map
www.goodbeernyc.com

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Added by DoubleSimcoe on 11-20-2010

PLACE STATS
Place Score:
94
Reviews:
33
Ratings:
82
Avg:
4.26
pDev:
8.45%
 
 
Taps:
12
Bottles/Cans:
400
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
N
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Reviews: 33 | Ratings: 82
Reviews by cosmo4u:
Photo of cosmo4u
3.8/5  rDev -10.8%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4

EXCELLENT new beer place in the village. This place totally fills the void of good beer procurement previously left to playing russian roulette with the unpredictable beer selections at various Bodegas.
About 10 beers constantly on tap, for about $9-$13 for a 64oz Growler. Pretty good deal for the quality of beers on tap, and the staff said they plan to stock no more than one Keg of each tap beer at a time, so the selection constantly rotates.
Dozens of craft beers, both domestic and import, arranged geographically (east coast beers near the front of the store, progressing to west coast beers near the back), which is pleasing to my librarian-esque organizational aesthetic
Though it's not a bar, there's a place to sit in back and taste your selections, and also a limited, but delicious looking, menu of treats. Foods include various cured meats, pickle preparations, and the tasty sounding (though I haven't tried yet) Beer Infused Caramel Corn.
Anyway, this place is a winner, and a must-go-to if you're looking for a cut above in beer buying in the East Village.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of BubbleBobble
4.74/5  rDev +11.3%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4

Photo of smithj4
4.15/5  rDev -2.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Photo of dbthom123
4.22/5  rDev -0.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Urk1127
4.38/5  rDev +2.8%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 5

Photo of JamFuel
4.21/5  rDev -1.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75 | food: 3.5

Photo of bgold86
4.32/5  rDev +1.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Photo of NizzleEGizzle
4.71/5  rDev +10.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of REY_CORTEZ
4.53/5  rDev +6.3%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.25

Very cool spot in New York City's East Village neighborhood. Felt totally welcomed and comfortable almost immediately upon walking in. Knowledgeable and friendly staff happy to talk beer with you. Nice tap selection with growler service and a large variety of bottles available both in and out of fridge. Will definitely return to this place when I can.

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Photo of Chinatown_08
4.79/5  rDev +12.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4

Photo of paleomau
4.6/5  rDev +8%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.25

Photo of mr-jj
4.69/5  rDev +10.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

Great selection of beers covering many styles. The staff was really knowledgable and was able to point me toward beers that matched the style I was looking for (I know he was right on, because many of the beers he pointed out were already on my list of favorites). Small selection on tap, but very carefully selected for quality and diversity.

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Photo of markgugs
4.44/5  rDev +4.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75

Photo of PVMT
4.45/5  rDev +4.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of StoutBoi
4.63/5  rDev +8.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 3.75

Photo of Dirtyhands
4.45/5  rDev +4.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 2.75

Great selection, about a dozen rotating taps. Cool staff.

If you strike out here, Proletariat is right around the corner. I've yet to strike out here. The combination of local, national and international bottles coupled with growler fills gets the job done right.

Love this spot.

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Photo of WheelsPSU
3.86/5  rDev -9.4%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.75

Kind of a small place but if you live in the EV this is a great little local option with very good variety. Guess I'm a little spoiled but the size of my bottle shops in Brooklyn and elsewhere.

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Photo of almostjay
4.14/5  rDev -2.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of Zekenyce
4.19/5  rDev -1.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of barrypwp
4.55/5  rDev +6.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.5

Great place, great people. My favorite place to find something new.

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Photo of Djaklevic
4.36/5  rDev +2.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of ArkyVaughan
4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

Photo of wylie
5/5  rDev +17.4%

Photo of Matagal
4/5  rDev -6.1%

Photo of GRG1313
4/5  rDev -6.1%

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94 out of 100 based on 33 ratings.
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