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Type: Bar, Eatery, Beer-to-go

Muntaner, 55
Barcelona, 08011

+34 933 23 25 53 | map

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Added by SvenNapar on 09-16-2013

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Photo of NeroFiddled
4.39/5  rDev -3.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

BierCaB is in the University area, and not far from Garage and the Mikkeler bar. Their own beer shop is right next door.

It's an interesting place to look at design-wise, with strips of wood suspended in an almost bird's nest kind of way below the black ceiling. The bathroom is central, a box in the center on the left side of the room, that's got glowing yellow walls with beechwood strips that tie in with the visual of the ceiling. Then there's the stone walls behind the bar, and the exposed brick on the walls that kind of matches the wood on the ceiling with the thickness of the brick and the color that almost looks like the wood. The floor is wood, as are the chair seats, which also harken back to the wood above, but there are also metal elements that break it up while at the same time still connecting through their rusted appearance. Mirroring the the glowing light of the bathroom in the center are the bluish-glowing video screens at the front bar that list the beers; and to a certain extent, the greater light that comes from the open kitchen (it's actually windows) at the back of the room. It's really something to look at.

There are 30 beers on tap, many of which cannot be found elsewhere in the area, and for that alone I'd suggest a visit. The bar is metal topped, and the chairs are tall. It's a little darker right there at the bar, which makes it feel somewhat separated from the rest of the dining room. It's polished and neat with high quality taps; and the service is excellent.

For food there are tapas and burgers and sandwiches. It's pub food done the Barcelonian way, and as is always the case, the food in Barcelona is top notch.

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Photo of Sixpoint
4.56/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.75

Photo of chrisjws
4.3/5  rDev -5.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

A craft beer oasis in the desert that is Barcelona. If you want a place to escape light lagers and wine, here you go. Great selection, great food and a cool staff.

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Photo of halo3one
4.5/5  rDev -1.5%

Photo of BenBreeg
4.76/5  rDev +4.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Photo of Daniellobo
4.51/5  rDev -1.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.25

Photo of HookemHoos
4.54/5  rDev -0.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.25

Photo of byronic
3.13/5  rDev -31.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 1 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3

At first glance I would give this spot a definite thumbs up! However once inside and seated service was non-existent. Unless one took a seat at the taps service was unheard of.

I visited on a Tuesday night and the place was somewhat busy but not overly packed. We remained seated for about 15-20 minutes without service. I walked up to the taps and looked over their list hoping that I also may be approached about a beverage selection.

The place looks great and the atmosphere is fantastic. The food is on par or slightly above what I would expect from Barcelona and tourist restaurants/pubs. The service was the poorest of any venue I visited during the week stay.

The selection is phenomenal especially with their 30 taps, definitely worth checking out.

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Photo of psoriasaurus
4.25/5  rDev -7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of samEBC
4.15/5  rDev -9.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5

Photo of mk_ultra
4.7/5  rDev +2.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 5

A very chic craft brew spot in Barcelona. Lots of rotating taps with a nice bottle selection. A good menu with plenty to keep you picking. Can get quite busy and overwhelming. Packed like sardines. Despite the staff work hard and the taps are changed as soon as something kicks. Follow along their tv menu with your tweets and untappd mentions.

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Photo of pagriley
4.36/5  rDev -4.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of simoen
5/5  rDev +9.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

a top place in Barcelona
Manuel is the bartender what a great guy and Sven the manager is also a great guy
the tapas are really outstanding.
good beers on draft

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Photo of MatthewWalters
4.58/5  rDev +0.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

Photo of jtladner
4.76/5  rDev +4.2%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

Very cool bar with a great selection. About 5 different Cantillon bottles available to drink here and take away for less that 20 euros per bottle. Also an amazing selection of American beers. Very surprised to see Mexican Cake in the cooler. Also about 30 taps. I would highly recommend this place to any BA in Barcelona.

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Photo of snowmageddon
4.4/5  rDev -3.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

A number of quality US and Belgian beers on tap. I would spend a lot of time here if I lived in Barcelona. Not a ton of local beers, but that’s prob a reflection of the current scene more than the bar.

Great service and fun 80s music to enjoy

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Photo of emincems
4.53/5  rDev -0.9%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5

Perfect selection, but prices are very high. Cool place.

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Photo of Nrod
4.56/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Photo of pau622
4.36/5  rDev -4.6%
vibe: 3 | quality: 5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 5 | food: 3.75

Photo of torriman
4.5/5  rDev -1.5%

Photo of slowfade
5/5  rDev +9.4%

Photo of SvenNapar
4.75/5  rDev +3.9%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.75

New place in Barcelona, well located. 30 taps and about 300 bottled beers. You can follow the tap list on the screens behind the taps, good selection, one of the owners is the spanish craft brewery Naparbier, so you can find several beers from them on tap. Bottle: some rarities just like vintage Chimay, I guess maybe all kind of belgian Lambic and gueuze, Barley Wines and a great selection of oak aged beers.
Food is surprising: Waghy Burgers, Tuna Burger with Wasabi, SteakTartare, Peruan Ceviche, tipical "patatas bravas", "moules à la Belge", Belgian cheeses, Foie, and also vegetarian food.
Service is very kind, connoisseur staff.

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5/5  rDev +9.4%

Photo of GlassOfHops
4.64/5  rDev +1.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Very cool new beer bar in Barcelona..Has the feel of an American craft beer bar with it's contemporary design and digital menu. About 30 taps and you can check what they have online. Two fridges always stocked with around 100 bottles of Cantillon, Westvleteren, Spanish craft, American craft, you name it.

Great selection for Barcelona. And the food is phenomenal bar food. Great staff. Overall, Biercab has the feel of an American Gastropub with a spanish twist.

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5/5  rDev +9.4%

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