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2013-01-23 12:06:44 AM  
The complete absence of New Jersey and Delaware makes me think this list has cred.
 
2013-01-23 12:10:17 AM  
Holy Fark, O'Brien's in San Diego made the list. this list is legit.
 
2013-01-23 12:13:49 AM  
The Daily Pint in Los Angeles (well, Santa Monica really) isn't just a great beer bar, it has an incredible selection of whiskeys and pretty damned good prices on a lot of them.
 
2013-01-23 12:21:43 AM  
I live a few blocks away from one of the Chicago bars (Sheffield's), and I can testify to a few others (Map Room and Hopleaf). Good choices.
 
2013-01-23 12:22:36 AM  
Already out of date. NE MPLS is Beervana writ large.
 
2013-01-23 12:23:24 AM  
Agree with the ones that I've been to (Blind Tiger and Rattle N Hum in NYC, Brewer's Art and Max's Taphouse in Baltimore). Surprised that The Ginger Man in NYC isn't on there, though Rattle N Hum is within a few blocks and I guess you have to pick one or the other.

A big part of me would have loved to see my local bar Effin Gruven, the least Long Island bar on Long Island. But that's probably digging a bit deep.
 
2013-01-23 12:42:31 AM  
Glad to see the Draught House in Austin made it to the list. Would have liked to have seen the Whip In on there too. Tex-Mex/Indian fusion brewpub inside a convenience store with 70+ taps. Aww yeah.
 
2013-01-23 12:54:14 AM  
Bay area representing as usual in all thing best-of..
 
FNG [TotalFark]
2013-01-23 12:57:42 AM  
This list would have failed without The Brickskeller in DC. Thankfully, it didn't.
 
2013-01-23 01:01:14 AM  
 
2013-01-23 01:02:12 AM  
Papago Brewery in AZ is pretty awesome, picked up some amazing mixed 6 packs from that cooler.
 
2013-01-23 01:04:21 AM  
 
2013-01-23 01:05:10 AM  
Glad Max's is on there.
 
2013-01-23 01:06:47 AM  
Hay Merchant and Petrol Station for Houston?

Yep. List is legit.
 
2013-01-23 01:08:37 AM  
15/50 for West and Midwest.

0/50 Northeast and South.

While it's low on atmosphere, Barley's Brewhouse in Overland Park, KS has one of the best beer selections of any bar I've ever been to. Glad my parents live within walking distance.

timujin: The Daily Pint in Los Angeles (well, Santa Monica really) isn't just a great beer bar, it has an incredible selection of whiskeys and pretty damned good prices on a lot of them.


I'd call it Mar Vista or West LA. Good place.
 
2013-01-23 01:09:36 AM  
List is shiat without Bell's Brewery in Kalamazoo, Michigan.
 
2013-01-23 01:09:54 AM  

dj_bigbird: Holy Fark, O'Brien's in San Diego made the list. this list is legit.


Ditto Churchill's in San Marcos.
 
2013-01-23 01:13:32 AM  
Crescent Moon
 
2013-01-23 01:14:34 AM  
Bier Baron ain't nothing to fark with. Glad this list didn't take the easy D.C. answer with RFD. RFD sucks.
 
2013-01-23 01:15:42 AM  
By the way, if you're in the D.C. area, overlook the Quarry House in Silver Spring at your own peril.

Seriously. If you're not watching your step, you'll fall down the stairs.
 
2013-01-23 01:17:05 AM  
I'm honestly surprised the Yardhouse in SD didn't make the list, but they had some good picks instead. It was confusing to see so many pubs listed as "San Diego, CA" that are not in San Diego, though. Sort of like someone naming a bar in Long Island as one of NYC's top nightclubs.
 
2013-01-23 01:17:35 AM  
Blind Lady and tiger tiger? Both bars are fine...but for the love of god people stop coming here. We've blown straight through hipster and into yuppie. You're even driving all the hookers away! I feel like a stranger in my own neighborhood anymore.

\Bottlecraft is also opening here soon so for you less douchey people you might want to check that out.
 
2013-01-23 01:17:49 AM  
Victoly: Draft, I am disappoint.

Or to be less cryptic, they left off 1702 here in Tucson.
 
2013-01-23 01:19:40 AM  
We must have paid off the judges - 2 local Des Moines IA bars made it! El Bait Shop really is a cool place with huge AND smart beer selection. Royal Mile? I've been there but not much made it through the memory hole. It was late. I think I really liked it.
 
2013-01-23 01:20:22 AM  

FreakinB: Agree with the ones that I've been to (Blind Tiger and Rattle N Hum in NYC, Brewer's Art and Max's Taphouse in Baltimore). Surprised that The Ginger Man in NYC isn't on there, though Rattle N Hum is within a few blocks and I guess you have to pick one or the other.

A big part of me would have loved to see my local bar Effin Gruven, the least Long Island bar on Long Island. But that's probably digging a bit deep.


me as well.

also surprising: Bierkraft only hit their radar this year?
 
2013-01-23 01:21:02 AM  
Ah hell didn't even notice small bar...sigh...
 
2013-01-23 01:21:49 AM  
No mention of Rhino's in Missoula, lame.
 
2013-01-23 01:21:55 AM  
And I live in the city with 7 of them and live on the street with three of them.
 
2013-01-23 01:22:24 AM  
Riverside Inn at Lake Cowichan
 
2013-01-23 01:23:45 AM  
list smells hipsterish
 
2013-01-23 01:24:03 AM  
I live not too far from Saraveza, and have been there many times. I can definitely testify that they deserve to be on the list.
 
2013-01-23 01:24:18 AM  

Tellingthem: Blind Lady and tiger tiger? Both bars are fine...but for the love of god people stop coming here. We've blown straight through hipster and into yuppie. You're even driving all the hookers away! I feel like a stranger in my own neighborhood anymore.

\Bottlecraft is also opening here soon so for you less douchey people you might want to check that out.


Have you checked out thorn street brewing yet? Check it out when you get the chance it's new and in NP.
 
2013-01-23 01:25:30 AM  

Corvus: Tellingthem: Blind Lady and tiger tiger? Both bars are fine...but for the love of god people stop coming here. We've blown straight through hipster and into yuppie. You're even driving all the hookers away! I feel like a stranger in my own neighborhood anymore.

\Bottlecraft is also opening here soon so for you less douchey people you might want to check that out.

Have you checked out thorn street brewing yet? Check it out when you get the chance it's new and in NP.


Isn't that over by bluefoot?
 
2013-01-23 01:27:18 AM  

Tellingthem: Corvus: Tellingthem: Blind Lady and tiger tiger? Both bars are fine...but for the love of god people stop coming here. We've blown straight through hipster and into yuppie. You're even driving all the hookers away! I feel like a stranger in my own neighborhood anymore.

\Bottlecraft is also opening here soon so for you less douchey people you might want to check that out.

Have you checked out thorn street brewing yet? Check it out when you get the chance it's new and in NP.

Isn't that over by bluefoot?


Sorta. It's more east like 32nd. In a weird spot that is mostly residential. Except for the intersection.
 
2013-01-23 01:28:33 AM  
They forgot the Box Bar in Plymouth, MI.   500 kinds of beer with 50 or so on tap.
 
2013-01-23 01:28:42 AM  
Not a single one in Vegas? Crown and Anchor should be on this list.
 
2013-01-23 01:29:10 AM  

HotWingAgenda: I'm honestly surprised the Yardhouse in SD didn't make the list, but they had some good picks instead. It was confusing to see so many pubs listed as "San Diego, CA" that are not in San Diego, though. Sort of like someone naming a bar in Long Island as one of NYC's top nightclubs.


Yard house blows. But San Diego is the county too.
 
2013-01-23 01:29:22 AM  

Corvus: Tellingthem: Corvus: Tellingthem: Blind Lady and tiger tiger? Both bars are fine...but for the love of god people stop coming here. We've blown straight through hipster and into yuppie. You're even driving all the hookers away! I feel like a stranger in my own neighborhood anymore.

\Bottlecraft is also opening here soon so for you less douchey people you might want to check that out.

Have you checked out thorn street brewing yet? Check it out when you get the chance it's new and in NP.

Isn't that over by bluefoot?

Sorta. It's more east like 32nd. In a weird spot that is mostly residential. Except for the intersection.


Ahh ok I rarely go down that way except to hit Pats and the foot. I'll have to check them out.
 
2013-01-23 01:31:41 AM  

HotWingAgenda: I'm honestly surprised the Yardhouse in SD didn't make the list, but they had some good picks instead. It was confusing to see so many pubs listed as "San Diego, CA" that are not in San Diego, though. Sort of like someone naming a bar in Long Island as one of NYC's top nightclubs.


Yard house is like 90% InBev and AB beer. Only about 10 or so actual crafts. The selection is pretty poor. More for frat guys.
 
2013-01-23 01:33:06 AM  
deep ellum in allston is about a 10 minute walk, i'll have to check it out
 
2013-01-23 01:34:02 AM  

Tellingthem: Corvus: Tellingthem: Corvus: Tellingthem: Blind Lady and tiger tiger? Both bars are fine...but for the love of god people stop coming here. We've blown straight through hipster and into yuppie. You're even driving all the hookers away! I feel like a stranger in my own neighborhood anymore.

\Bottlecraft is also opening here soon so for you less douchey people you might want to check that out.

Have you checked out thorn street brewing yet? Check it out when you get the chance it's new and in NP.

Isn't that over by bluefoot?

Sorta. It's more east like 32nd. In a weird spot that is mostly residential. Except for the intersection.

Ahh ok I rarely go down that way except to hit Pats and the foot. I'll have to check them out.


Yeah, good beer and the place is great. Also the new much bigger Hess is opening up soon too in NP. Like east of 30th a couple of streets by university.
 
2013-01-23 01:36:19 AM  
Kudos for finding Deep Ellum in Boston, that's a serious under the radar beer bar. What's up with Gingerman these days, I haven't been back there in 10 years, and it was a douchey after work bar back then, it's hip now?
 
2013-01-23 01:36:58 AM  

Corvus: Tellingthem: Corvus: Tellingthem: Blind Lady and tiger tiger? Both bars are fine...but for the love of god people stop coming here. We've blown straight through hipster and into yuppie. You're even driving all the hookers away! I feel like a stranger in my own neighborhood anymore.

\Bottlecraft is also opening here soon so for you less douchey people you might want to check that out.

Have you checked out thorn street brewing yet? Check it out when you get the chance it's new and in NP.

Isn't that over by bluefoot?

Sorta. It's more east like 32nd. In a weird spot that is mostly residential. Except for the intersection.


Yeah, that's a weird spot. Parking won't be bad, though.

Hillcrest Brewing Company has some good stuff, too. The Pearl Necklace even comes with a pearl necklace (don't worry, it's plastic). Good luck parking in HC.
 
2013-01-23 01:39:39 AM  

Corvus: Tellingthem: Corvus: Tellingthem: Corvus: Tellingthem: Blind Lady and tiger tiger? Both bars are fine...but for the love of god people stop coming here. We've blown straight through hipster and into yuppie. You're even driving all the hookers away! I feel like a stranger in my own neighborhood anymore.

\Bottlecraft is also opening here soon so for you less douchey people you might want to check that out.

Have you checked out thorn street brewing yet? Check it out when you get the chance it's new and in NP.

Isn't that over by bluefoot?

Sorta. It's more east like 32nd. In a weird spot that is mostly residential. Except for the intersection.

Ahh ok I rarely go down that way except to hit Pats and the foot. I'll have to check them out.

Yeah, good beer and the place is great. Also the new much bigger Hess is opening up soon too in NP. Like east of 30th a couple of streets by university.


Yeah there are about 4-5 new bars coming in. It's getting crazy. North Park (and nearby) is changing so fast I can barely keep up with it. Most of my old haunts are gone and more chain type places are opening. (maybe they go by different names but same owners). It's kind of depressing to me...
 
2013-01-23 01:39:44 AM  

tlchwi02: deep ellum in allston is about a 10 minute walk, i'll have to check it out


You'll love it. They have a different bratwurst plate every week, and it's always delicious. Also good: pretzels with beer cheese. Owner also owns the taco bar next door, also delicious (he's a Texan.)
 
2013-01-23 01:42:52 AM  
The lack of Bell's tells me all I need to know.
 
2013-01-23 01:46:28 AM  

dumbobruni: FreakinB: Agree with the ones that I've been to (Blind Tiger and Rattle N Hum in NYC, Brewer's Art and Max's Taphouse in Baltimore). Surprised that The Ginger Man in NYC isn't on there, though Rattle N Hum is within a few blocks and I guess you have to pick one or the other.

A big part of me would have loved to see my local bar Effin Gruven, the least Long Island bar on Long Island. But that's probably digging a bit deep.

me as well.

also surprising: Bierkraft only hit their radar this year?


Read again - "less than 3 locations". No chains allowed.
 
2013-01-23 01:46:58 AM  
WooHoo! My favorite bar made the list - Redlight Redlight and Oblivion are the only bars worth visiting in Orlando. I've been going to RR since they were in the attic off of Hannibal Sq with only room for 4 tables and 6 draft lines. They have gotten bigger and better with each move and I love the new Corrine location.
 
2013-01-23 01:50:24 AM  
Out of the three bars in this list from Milwaukee, I have heard of one of them.

Granted, the other two are in a neighborhood I don't live in (but would actually quite like to, girlfriend is resistant), but really, no Von Trier?
 
2013-01-23 01:51:00 AM  
List fails without Andy's Corner Bar in Bogota NJ. Link show's its 98 rating by beeradvocate.com and it's category as "world class"

Fark Bonus: It's not on the corner
Extra Fark Bonus: The guy who owns it is not named Andy
 
2013-01-23 01:51:52 AM  
I've always enjoyed the Flying Saucer in Little Rock Ar. when I visit there. I am surprised they didn't make the list considering all of the beer they have on tap.
 
2013-01-23 01:53:21 AM  
load of shiat

should have done "America's 100 best bar beers."
 
2013-01-23 01:53:44 AM  

HotWingAgenda: I'm honestly surprised the Yardhouse in SD didn't make the list, but they had some good picks instead. It was confusing to see so many pubs listed as "San Diego, CA" that are not in San Diego, though. Sort of like someone naming a bar in Long Island as one of NYC's top nightclubs.


Yardhouse is a chain.
 
2013-01-23 01:59:18 AM  

shinjitsuism: I've always enjoyed the Flying Saucer in Little Rock Ar. when I visit there. I am surprised they didn't make the list considering all of the beer they have on tap.


Read again - "less than 3 locations". No chains allowed.

Apparently reading comprehension has gone the way of the dodo.
 
2013-01-23 02:00:55 AM  
I hate Bailys Taproom... Cause I have to go get dirty Buritoes at Santaria, then piss in a dirty strip club restroom....LOL Im so drunk and having a a bunch of fun... Love Portland
 
2013-01-23 02:01:09 AM  
Masshole here, I figured Sunsiet Grill would be on the list, but personally I prefer Big City right around the corner, they also have more beers on tap. Sunset Grill has more beers overall, but 95 percent are in bottles.
 
2013-01-23 02:01:17 AM  

NowhereMon: Already out of date. NE MPLS is Beervana writ large.


You been to Dangerous Man yet?
 
2013-01-23 02:01:22 AM  

Solid State Vittles: 15/50 for West and Midwest.

0/50 Northeast and South.

While it's low on atmosphere, Barley's Brewhouse in Overland Park, KS has one of the best beer selections of any bar I've ever been to. Glad my parents live within walking distance.

timujin: The Daily Pint in Los Angeles (well, Santa Monica really) isn't just a great beer bar, it has an incredible selection of whiskeys and pretty damned good prices on a lot of them.

I'd call it Mar Vista or West LA. Good place.


Well, since the internet is for having stupid, pointless arguments... You'd be mostly wrong, the southern border of Santa Monica runs from the southern edge of the Santa Monica Airport to just about where Marine hits the ocean. The corner Pico and Cloverfield is about four blocks north of that line.  West L.A. is a barely defined geographical area which some people feel is everything west of the 405 (and if you're snooty, north of the 10), though I am more inclined to include everything west of Beverly Hills and north of the 90.  In which case, yes, it is in West L.A.  Mar Vista, though, is right out, that's south of the airport.

I award you .5 points, but don't worry about it, everyone gets a "participant" ribbon.
 
2013-01-23 02:01:58 AM  

Omahawg: list smells hipsterish


Now that these bars are on a list, the hipsters will move on to something else.
 
2013-01-23 02:02:58 AM  

CmndrFish: Out of the three bars in this list from Milwaukee, I have heard of one of them.

Granted, the other two are in a neighborhood I don't live in (but would actually quite like to, girlfriend is resistant), but really, no Von Trier?


i hope it's Sugar Maple. Fantastic bar.
 
2013-01-23 02:03:57 AM  
It is nice to know that I live within a short enjoyable bike ride of one of those bars.
And yes it is a fun place. Foodies, drunks, goof balls and general sillyness.
 
2013-01-23 02:04:45 AM  

Begoggle: Omahawg: list smells hipsterish

Now that these bars are on a list, the hipsters will move on to something else.


Not from what I can tell, at least from the listed bars that I've been to.  Unless you think anyone who seeks out places that serve good beer are hipsters.  It's become a catch-all descriptor these days, hardly has any true meaning left
 
2013-01-23 02:06:47 AM  
West Seattle and Greenwood have the top rated places in Seattle.

Too bad it wasn't Super Deli Mart and Chucks 85th, otherwise, good pick on the hoods.
 
2013-01-23 02:06:57 AM  
Blue Monk in Buffalo
 
2013-01-23 02:10:24 AM  
From TFA concerning the Blind Tiger: "dimly lit, charmingly cramped and packed with whispering patrons sipping on goblets of Belgian sour ales..."

Whispering? Yeah right. The people are so loud in there I can't hear shiat. And it's got a case of the hipsters now. I used to make fun of hipsters for swilling PBR, but now I realize my folly as they and the yuppies are now infesting all the good bars to grab imports and Belgian sours like they know what they're talking about. Fark off back to uptown and/or Whimsyburg, you posers.

Nowadays I'll likely just hit up the bar at Waterzooi, especially if it's a moule pot dinner special night. Belgian ale alongside mussels simmered in beer bacon broth...mmmmmm...

Also, as much as NYC > Philly, Monk's cafe in Philly is the best beer bar ever. I can't argue that.
 
2013-01-23 02:11:50 AM  
Redlight Redlight! I also frequented the original location and honestly I miss it so much. But, they do have way more tap space now. And now they are across from my other favorite Orlando spot, Stardust Coffee... Which has so much more than coffee.

Closed For Business in Charleston SC however... True, I have only been once and it was about two years ago, but compared to even the small Redlight, the selection was pretty bare bones. Hopefully it's gotten better now... I'll have to make a trip up to find out.
 
2013-01-23 02:13:47 AM  
BadReligion: Not a single one in Vegas? Crown and Anchor should be on this list.

This Crown and Anchor? Unless they're leaving a whole bunch of beers off their menu page, I'd go with Aces and Ales, Freakin' Frog, Public House, and the Pub at Monte Carlo before them.

/ Take note, World Fark Party Vegas attendees
// Caveat: haven't been to any of them
/// A&A was on the agenda last weekend, but we never made it
//// Weird how time flies when you don't have limits on it
 
2013-01-23 02:16:21 AM  

timujin: Well, since the internet is for having stupid, pointless arguments... You'd be mostly wrong,


And you'd be right about the stupid, pointless arguments.

/geez, not like I said it was in West Hollywood or something...
 
2013-01-23 02:34:27 AM  
WTF? No "Old Chicago"?

Lame!
 
2013-01-23 02:35:15 AM  
FYI:

onlineofflinejournalist.files.wordpress.com
 
2013-01-23 02:35:42 AM  
Beer Revolution and The Trappist? As an East Bay resident I'm impressed.
 
2013-01-23 02:35:58 AM  
Can't wait to see the "Day 2" list.
 
2013-01-23 02:36:14 AM  
Jesus Christ. I just saw the resolution on the troll.jpg (yeah, it's hot). Talk about meta.
 
2013-01-23 02:38:17 AM  
Honorable mention:

Special Brews - Lynnwood, WA
 
2013-01-23 02:41:47 AM  
Very disappointed in lack of Vegas...

and the Double Down should be on any best bar list.
 
2013-01-23 02:51:06 AM  

Solid State Vittles: timujin: Well, since the internet is for having stupid, pointless arguments... You'd be mostly wrong,

And you'd be right about the stupid, pointless arguments.

/geez, not like I said it was in West Hollywood or something...


I hope the tone came through and you realize that I wasn't seriously trying to call you out.  Also, don't forget to get your ribbon.
 
2013-01-23 02:52:57 AM  
The Daily Pint was my go to place for years!! Great selection of both beer and whiskey, and the home of the best bartender EVER, Robin. A mind like a steel trap, that woman!!
/I may drink too much.
 
2013-01-23 02:58:17 AM  

timujin: Also, don't forget to get your ribbon.


Yaaaaaay, everybody's a winnar! Daily Pint, good place! Ribbon!
 
2013-01-23 02:59:10 AM  
The Wurst Place (In Seattle) always has quality taps.

Never been to Naked City or Bevridge before. I suppose I should check them out.
 
2013-01-23 02:59:31 AM  

DKinMN: CmndrFish: Out of the three bars in this list from Milwaukee, I have heard of one of them.

Granted, the other two are in a neighborhood I don't live in (but would actually quite like to, girlfriend is resistant), but really, no Von Trier?

i hope it's Sugar Maple. Fantastic bar.


DKinMN: CmndrFish: Out of the three bars in this list from Milwaukee, I have heard of one of them.

Granted, the other two are in a neighborhood I don't live in (but would actually quite like to, girlfriend is resistant), but really, no Von Trier?

i hope it's Sugar Maple. Fantastic bar.


Yep. I've been told to go there many a time, but have never gotten around to it. Trekking down there when there's so many awesome bars within walking distance of my place between Brady and North is kind of a hard sell.
 
2013-01-23 03:02:45 AM  
Clocktower Ales, Les Dalles, OR (The Dalles, one of two cities in the world with "The" in the name of the town). Fun place, and Mr. Mark Powell is a nice man.
 
2013-01-23 03:17:00 AM  
I have always been super bummed out that the Yard house refuses to serve me all my favorite beers in any contained but a goblet. =(. They *will* serve me many, many goblets, but never a half-yard or a yard. Poppycock.
 
2013-01-23 03:20:00 AM  
Can vouch for Sergio's in Louisville. They actually had Duchesse de Bourgogne on tap. On tap.....
 
2013-01-23 03:35:04 AM  
While I like a good selection now and again, I tend to drink Arrogant Bastard probably 90% of the time these days. Early-mid 2012 I found that a local pub had it on tap, first time I had ever seen it on tap. This is awesome in so many ways First off it's pratically the closest pub to my place. Secondly it's between the train station and home. So probably once a week I stop in on my way home from work, sit outside with my bike, wave to a bad-tender to let him know I have arrived and after a min or so he brings me out my arrogant bastard and an ash tray. It's awesome. Also, the food is pretty good, and served really quickly. I love "The City Pub" In redwood City.
 
2013-01-23 04:12:21 AM  
You knew Brickstore would be on there. An additional Belgian draft bar will do that. Honorable mention: Leons.

Can't wait until Wild Heaven opens up here.
 
2013-01-23 04:12:45 AM  
Just walked back from the Stumbling Monk, my neighborhood Seattle bar for years. The Pinebox is also a welcome new addition.
 
2013-01-23 04:20:42 AM  
I live across the street from Bangers and Lace in Chicago and while I like the place, I'm not sure it's even the best beer bar on this block. SmallBar down the street is comparable in beer selection with better food. (Plus all major soccer matches on TV).
 
2013-01-23 04:41:45 AM  
Without The house pub

The list is incomplete.
 
2013-01-23 05:13:28 AM  

Uchiha_Cycliste: Secondly it's between the train station and home. So probably once a week I stop in on my way home


Not a real Farker, are you?

/Once a week? Pussy!
 
2013-01-23 05:30:21 AM  
The South portion of the list fails without mentioning Cooter Brown's in New Orleans. I think the last New Orleans Fark party took place there. Unfortunately, I was doing your mom that night and could not attend.
 
2013-01-23 05:46:15 AM  
The absence of the Applebee's (in front of the Home Depot) in Tulsa, (east Tulsa) tells me everything I need to know....
 
2013-01-23 06:04:59 AM  
America's 100 best beer most hipster bars

More accurate.

/Fark the Map Room
 
2013-01-23 06:08:15 AM  
Surprised no Taco Mac location was mentioned for the South. Great selection and they turn over they're stock and variety at all the locations regularly.
 
2013-01-23 06:13:25 AM  

crabsno termites: Uchiha_Cycliste: Secondly it's between the train station and home. So probably once a week I stop in on my way home

Not a real Farker, are you?

/Once a week? Pussy!


IN THE PUB!
Otherwise I drink a 22 or two of AB a night... jeez, that wasn't hard to figure out =/
 
2013-01-23 06:14:21 AM  
Issaquah Brewhouse does it for me. Great beer, great food. Take the kids.

While you're waiting for a seat at Jak's Grill across the street, warm up with a pint or two, and have an after-dinner pint on the way back to the library parking lot.
 
2013-01-23 06:21:30 AM  

Uchiha_Cycliste: crabsno termites: Uchiha_Cycliste: Secondly it's between the train station and home. So probably once a week I stop in on my way home

Not a real Farker, are you?

/Once a week? Pussy!

IN THE PUB!
Otherwise I drink a 22 or two of AB a night... jeez, that wasn't hard to figure out =/


My profound apology! Since you are a true Farker, FARK YOU!
 
2013-01-23 06:55:27 AM  

FNG: This list would have failed without The Brickskeller in DC. Thankfully, it didn't.


I liked it, but way too many kids coming out from Georgetown and up from Foggy Bottom for me.
 
2013-01-23 07:10:36 AM  
Boston resident checking in-- to include "Sunset Grill and Tap" on this list is a tough call. 100+ beers on tap? Yeah, but... I dunno. Personal preference I guess. Cramped frat boy novelty.

If in Boston and looking for beer, use this list. They also include Sunset (I guess it is obligatory) but I would check out the other ones first. YMMV.

Also to note:
Ebeneezer's in Maine is ... a let down. The place sits right off the green of hole #2 of the Keezar Lake golf course where I play every summer (have a cabin a few miles down the road.) Yes, they have obscure beers. But there are plenty of times in the summer when I have a wallet full of disposable beer money and a big thirst from 36 holes of golf and there's just nothing on their beer menu that's drinkable after having 1.5 of them. Everything is super-funk sour... or has been the last few visits. I'll still go every time and hold out hope, though. Worth a trip though, simply because a place like that exists in backwoods Maine. It's odd.
 
2013-01-23 07:17:36 AM  
Hah. My local favorite, Armsby Abbey, made the top of the Northeast list.

Three cheers for beer, and alphabetical order!
 
2013-01-23 07:27:22 AM  
 
2013-01-23 07:38:11 AM  
Muddy Pug. St. Paul MN

blogs.citypages.com
 
2013-01-23 07:38:46 AM  
PIG, MUDDY PIG!

farking early.
 
2013-01-23 07:40:01 AM  

mxstone: We must have paid off the judges - 2 local Des Moines IA bars made it! El Bait Shop really is a cool place with huge AND smart beer selection. Royal Mile? I've been there but not much made it through the memory hole. It was late. I think I really liked it.


IIRC, they are owned or at least partially owned by the same group/guy. I'm no beer snob, so I've only been a couple of times for work outings after an Iowa Cubs game. I'm no baseball fan either, so that's been a while. Anyway all I remember is trying to explain to a beer snob waiter that a beer the color of piss is fine by me... he wasn't amused. Otherwise the selection was simply overwhelming.
 
2013-01-23 07:45:41 AM  
The Avenue Pub is a fine beer bar, but it's not what I'd call the best in New Orleans. Th
 
2013-01-23 07:49:08 AM  

Rapmaster2000: You knew Brickstore would be on there. An additional Belgian draft bar will do that. Honorable mention: Leons.

Can't wait until Wild Heaven opens up here.


Amen! Also glad to see Trappeze on the GA list. I'm guessing The Fred didn't make the list because of the connection to Taco Mac.

Where is Wild Heaven going to be?
 
2013-01-23 07:49:23 AM  
They forgot Snooty McPooty's.
 
2013-01-23 07:54:25 AM  

Mose: Hah. My local favorite, Armsby Abbey, made the top of the Northeast list.

Three cheers for beer, and alphabetical order!


Ugh. The farking Armsby.

I frequented this place often when it first opened... but I eventually got fed up with the "this is how the food is supposed to be and you'll like it" attitude.

"Can I please have the cilantro and pine nut pizza, but can you hold the mushrooms?"
"Sorry, no substitutions."
"Um.... I don't want anything in its place, I just want the mushrooms to not be put on."
"No substitutions"
"Look, you can even still charge me the same, it's just that if I'm going to pull them off, I just assume the cook doesn't put them on in the first place."
"NO SUBSTITUTIONS"

/Dive Bar aint bad.
//Everyone is obsessed with Ralphs
///Hotel Vernon is better.
////I'll be at Vincent's
//Worcester, Paris of the eighties.
 
2013-01-23 08:00:52 AM  

JohnnyC: List is shiat without Bell's Brewery in Kalamazoo, Michigan.


This this this! So much this. Honestly, I know you couldn't have every one but I would has accepted Bell's, New Holland or Founders.

Bookmarked for travels.
 
2013-01-23 08:07:12 AM  
Glad to see The Nook on there. Huge beer selection and good simple food. I'll have to stop by there again for German food night when I'm in Huntsville next week.
 
2013-01-23 08:13:06 AM  

BWeed6: dumbobruni: FreakinB: Agree with the ones that I've been to (Blind Tiger and Rattle N Hum in NYC, Brewer's Art and Max's Taphouse in Baltimore). Surprised that The Ginger Man in NYC isn't on there, though Rattle N Hum is within a few blocks and I guess you have to pick one or the other.

A big part of me would have loved to see my local bar Effin Gruven, the least Long Island bar on Long Island. But that's probably digging a bit deep.

me as well.

also surprising: Bierkraft only hit their radar this year?

Read again - "less than 3 locations". No chains allowed.


I had no idea The Ginger Man had multiple locations until you said so and I Googled. I plead ignorance on all things Connecticut.

swankywanky: Surprised no Taco Mac location was mentioned for the South. Great selection and they turn over they're stock and variety at all the locations regularly.


See above, no places with 3 or more locations. Though I went to a Taco Mac when I was in Atlanta for work and the selection was pretty nuts.
 
2013-01-23 08:17:01 AM  

ZackDanger: I frequented this place often when it first opened... but I eventually got fed up with the "this is how the food is supposed to be and you'll like it" attitude.

"Can I please have the cilantro and pine nut pizza, but can you hold the mushrooms?"
"Sorry, no substitutions."
"Um.... I don't want anything in its place, I just want the mushrooms to not be put on."
"No substitutions"
"Look, you can even still charge me the same, it's just that if I'm going to pull them off, I just assume the cook doesn't put them on in the first place."
"NO SUBSTITUTIONS"


You need to go all Jack Nicholson on her.

Link
 
2013-01-23 08:21:12 AM  

ZackDanger: Mose: Hah. My local favorite, Armsby Abbey, made the top of the Northeast list.

Three cheers for beer, and alphabetical order!

Ugh. The farking Armsby.

I frequented this place often when it first opened... but I eventually got fed up with the "this is how the food is supposed to be and you'll like it" attitude.

"Can I please have the cilantro and pine nut pizza, but can you hold the mushrooms?"
"Sorry, no substitutions."
"Um.... I don't want anything in its place, I just want the mushrooms to not be put on."
"No substitutions"
"Look, you can even still charge me the same, it's just that if I'm going to pull them off, I just assume the cook doesn't put them on in the first place."
"NO SUBSTITUTIONS"

/Dive Bar aint bad.
//Everyone is obsessed with Ralphs
///Hotel Vernon is better.
////I'll be at Vincent's
//Worcester, Paris of the eighties.


I don't eat there often, but I'm not picky and don't typically try and get substitutions. Even if they're snooty about it the food is still pretty damn excellent.

And, isn't the Dive Bar owned by the same person/people?

Well, anyway, to each his own.

My standby for apres bar is still the Kenmore.
/Boulevard is good too.
 
2013-01-23 08:22:44 AM  
Good list, I've been to more than a few of the Western bars.

I would have included the Goathill Tavern in Costa Mesa, CA.
 
2013-01-23 08:31:56 AM  
Maybe Drew could have a FARK party at each of these bars.
 
2013-01-23 08:36:05 AM  

mrphil: Rapmaster2000: You knew Brickstore would be on there. An additional Belgian draft bar will do that. Honorable mention: Leons.

Can't wait until Wild Heaven opens up here.

Amen! Also glad to see Trappeze on the GA list. I'm guessing The Fred didn't make the list because of the connection to Taco Mac.

Where is Wild Heaven going to be?


Did either of you happen to go to the last pancake breakfast at Brickstore?

That Founders BS/KBS/CBS vertical on tap was amazing.
 
2013-01-23 08:47:13 AM  
The Pine Box, here in Seattle, was - until not too terribly long ago - Chapel. Chapel at one point had one of the better martini happy hours in the area, but then they farked up their menu and prices, and their service went to shiat along with it. The venue was originally a mortuary, and is small but pretty stunning.

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2013-01-23 08:50:39 AM  

Mose: ZackDanger: Mose: Hah. My local favorite, Armsby Abbey, made the top of the Northeast list.

Three cheers for beer, and alphabetical order!

Ugh. The farking Armsby.

I frequented this place often when it first opened... but I eventually got fed up with the "this is how the food is supposed to be and you'll like it" attitude.

"Can I please have the cilantro and pine nut pizza, but can you hold the mushrooms?"
"Sorry, no substitutions."
"Um.... I don't want anything in its place, I just want the mushrooms to not be put on."
"No substitutions"
"Look, you can even still charge me the same, it's just that if I'm going to pull them off, I just assume the cook doesn't put them on in the first place."
"NO SUBSTITUTIONS"

/Dive Bar aint bad.
//Everyone is obsessed with Ralphs
///Hotel Vernon is better.
////I'll be at Vincent's
//Worcester, Paris of the eighties.

I don't eat there often, but I'm not picky and don't typically try and get substitutions. Even if they're snooty about it the food is still pretty damn excellent.

And, isn't the Dive Bar owned by the same person/people?

Well, anyway, to each his own.

My standby for apres bar is still the Kenmore.
/Boulevard is good too.


The Dive Bar is owned by the same person... that was the point I was trying to make... The Armsby doesn't have to be all hoity toity because we know that they're capable of being a little more relaxed.
Also, omitting an item, such as a pizza topping, from a dish isn't a "substitution." I mean come on, they'd actually save/make money by not putting the mushrooms on and charging the same amount. They're only going to be pulled off and thrown away if delivered.
 
2013-01-23 09:03:30 AM  

dr.zaeus: mrphil: Rapmaster2000: You knew Brickstore would be on there. An additional Belgian draft bar will do that. Honorable mention: Leons.

Can't wait until Wild Heaven opens up here.

Amen! Also glad to see Trappeze on the GA list. I'm guessing The Fred didn't make the list because of the connection to Taco Mac.

Where is Wild Heaven going to be?

Did either of you happen to go to the last pancake breakfast at Brickstore?

That Founders BS/KBS/CBS vertical on tap was amazing.


Missed the pancake breakfast, very disappointed.
 
2013-01-23 09:05:33 AM  
The Denver/Boulder area is seriously under-represented.
 
2013-01-23 09:06:10 AM  
So here's a question for all you beer-loving farkers:

What is it that makes a good "beer bar"? Is it wide tap selection? Does there need to be great food? How about size and atmosphere? Location?
 
2013-01-23 09:06:53 AM  
At least they got the good local ones on their list. I can vouch for those.

The rest of them...bookmarked so I can do some travel planning.
 
2013-01-23 09:42:19 AM  

Popcorn Johnny: Box Bar


Every time I've been to the Box Bar, the service sucks. Yes, the beer selection is good, and it's a nice place but if my beer is empty for 10 or 15 minutes before my waitress can come back, I'm going to be in a bad mood.
Ashleys has another location in Westland. You're better of going there than you are going to the Box.
 
2013-01-23 09:43:47 AM  

WinoRhino: So here's a question for all you beer-loving farkers:

What is it that makes a good "beer bar"? Is it wide tap selection? Does there need to be great food? How about size and atmosphere? Location?


I think the best ones are the ones that evolved into who they are rather than the purpose built ones.

Like here in town, Richmond VA. Mekong. A great little Viatmanese resturant, been in buisness forever and as the son grew up in and took over the buisness, he kept adding Belgium beers to the menu. Now you have this little unassuming place on broad street with an ever expanding beer list, years worth of cellard stuff. He's able to get all types of things not normaly available anywhere else.
It started out as a bud and Maitai american chinese food joint and BECAME one of the best beer bars on the east coast.

Then you have this little hole in the wall sandwich shop in town called Chioccas.
Great sandwiches, beed in Buisness about 60years. Most of the beer on tap is Macro. But they don't sling booze, just beer and wine. But the atmosphere is homey and comfortable
 
2013-01-23 09:50:06 AM  

Ebenator: Glad Max's is on there.


I didn't know Max's is at the Inner Harbor. I thought it was in Fells Point.
 
2013-01-23 10:04:19 AM  

Broktun: Ebenator: Glad Max's is on there.

I didn't know Max's is at the Inner Harbor. I thought it was in Fells Point.


It is in Fells Point. Not sure why they said that, unless they think anything near the water counts as Inner Harbor.
 
2013-01-23 10:06:04 AM  
Been to seven on the list as far as I can remember. Not too shabby, I guess.

Broktun: Ebenator: Glad Max's is on there.

I didn't know Max's is at the Inner Harbor. I thought it was in Fells Point.


Max's is definitely in Fells. I like the place, about up until 9pm. It's douchebag central after that. I want to throttle all the frat guys drinking Miller Light from the bottle when they've got a couple hundred real beers at any time worth drinking.
 
2013-01-23 10:11:10 AM  

Ebbelwoi: Sergio


Damn straight. Has more beers than people even know exist. A total hole-in-the-wall with no sign. This place is heaven.
 
2013-01-23 10:11:51 AM  

FreakinB: swankywanky: Surprised no Taco Mac location was mentioned for the South. Great selection and they turn over they're stock and variety at all the locations regularly.

See above, no places with 3 or more locations. Though I went to a Taco Mac when I was in Atlanta for work and the selection was pretty nuts.



ahh cool, thanks for the clarification!

Yes, TM is one of the best things I found early after i moved to Atlanta. Wait staff varies from location to location (some are cool as hell and some you want to cockpunch) but the beer selection is awesome and the wings are pretty good too
 
2013-01-23 10:15:18 AM  

WinoRhino: So here's a question for all you beer-loving farkers:

What is it that makes a good "beer bar"? Is it wide tap selection? Does there need to be great food? How about size and atmosphere? Location?


Good question. For example, I would quibble somewhat with the Chicago bars listed because they don't include Owen & Engine. That place doesn't have a very wide selection but they have wood casks that they keep a rotating selection of beers in. That is definitely something to try if you're a beer lover. I think things like food and atmosphere are pluses (and will ensure I keep coming back) but beer is the most important thing.
 
2013-01-23 10:15:25 AM  

AverageAmericanGuy: FNG: This list would have failed without The Brickskeller in DC. Thankfully, it didn't.

I liked it, but way too many kids coming out from Georgetown and up from Foggy Bottom for me.


To be fair, they're probably 2nd or 3rd gen. Brickskeller was making these lists 30 years ago.
 
2013-01-23 10:17:32 AM  

GRCooper: AverageAmericanGuy: FNG: This list would have failed without The Brickskeller in DC. Thankfully, it didn't.

I liked it, but way too many kids coming out from Georgetown and up from Foggy Bottom for me.

To be fair, they're probably 2nd or 3rd gen. Brickskeller was making these lists 30 years ago.


And I was one of those kids *mumble* years ago.
 
2013-01-23 10:20:33 AM  

CmndrFish: Out of the three bars in this list from Milwaukee, I have heard of one of them.

Granted, the other two are in a neighborhood I don't live in (but would actually quite like to, girlfriend is resistant), but really, no Von Trier?


I've been in quite a few bars in Milwaukee that have 30+ taps I have no idea what sort of basis this list was made on. Not sure if The Bomb Shelter reopened since I moved away, but there's still Landmark 1850 Inn (on Howell, not the one on Farwell). The former, if I recall correctly, over 300 selections, while the later had over 50 just on tap.
 
2013-01-23 10:25:18 AM  

WinoRhino: So here's a question for all you beer-loving farkers:

What is it that makes a good "beer bar"? Is it wide tap selection? Does there need to be great food? How about size and atmosphere? Location?


I think it's subjective. I'd rather go to a place that has a dozen or so on tap and rotates offerings frequently and has a staff that knows beer and seeks out different kinds of beer, than a place with 500 beers on tap with each keg having been there god knows how long.

Beer Run in Charlottesville VA is almost perfect (the above plus great food - I just don't find the space "comfortable")
 
2013-01-23 10:29:47 AM  

AverageAmericanGuy: GRCooper: AverageAmericanGuy: FNG: This list would have failed without The Brickskeller in DC. Thankfully, it didn't.

I liked it, but way too many kids coming out from Georgetown and up from Foggy Bottom for me.

To be fair, they're probably 2nd or 3rd gen. Brickskeller was making these lists 30 years ago.

And I was one of those kids *mumble* years ago.


Ditto. It was a wonderful education - all about the international beers back then (pre-craft revolution).

"Chimay? What's that?"
 
2013-01-23 10:32:11 AM  

GRCooper: AverageAmericanGuy: GRCooper: AverageAmericanGuy: FNG: This list would have failed without The Brickskeller in DC. Thankfully, it didn't.

I liked it, but way too many kids coming out from Georgetown and up from Foggy Bottom for me.

To be fair, they're probably 2nd or 3rd gen. Brickskeller was making these lists 30 years ago.

And I was one of those kids *mumble* years ago.

Ditto. It was a wonderful education - all about the international beers back then (pre-craft revolution).

"Chimay? What's that?"


Another great place, so many years ago, was Bardo Rodeo just a few steps down the road from Courthouse station on the Orange line.
 
2013-01-23 10:52:08 AM  

great_tigers: JohnnyC: List is shiat without Bell's Brewery in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

This this this! So much this. Honestly, I know you couldn't have every one but I would has accepted Bell's, New Holland or Founders.

Bookmarked for travels.


One Michigan place that I think should have made the list is 7 Monks in Traverse City. Great beer selection (they love their Belgians) and great food. North Peak and Jolly Pumpkin are also worth checking if you ever find yourself in Traverse City, but they don't belong on the list because they only serve their own beers.

Also, as an MSU alum I'm compelled to mention Crunchy's. A good beer selection (best I found in East Lansing, a low bar, I know), but not big enough to warrant inclusion in this list. However, you can get a 5 gallon bucket of any craft beer they have on tap for $35 (macros are $25).
 
2013-01-23 10:52:15 AM  
Glad to see Porter on there. Spent my 21st birthday there. Good memories.

//At least until my friends and I left for Neighbors and got wasted
//Too wasted to remember the last half the night
 
2013-01-23 11:00:26 AM  
Summit's Wayside Tavern outside Atlanta.
 
2013-01-23 11:03:47 AM  
Malthouse is excellent, but now that Ale Asylum has larger bar room its should be this list next year
 
2013-01-23 11:19:37 AM  

crabsno termites: Uchiha_Cycliste: crabsno termites: Uchiha_Cycliste: Secondly it's between the train station and home. So probably once a week I stop in on my way home

Not a real Farker, are you?

/Once a week? Pussy!

IN THE PUB!
Otherwise I drink a 22 or two of AB a night... jeez, that wasn't hard to figure out =/

My profound apology! Since you are a true Farker, FARK YOU!


that's better!
 
2013-01-23 11:29:14 AM  
For all of you planning your summer holiday in Cleveland, I can heartily endorse BIER MARKT , plus the food at the attached Bar Cento is very good.

Plus I could walk home from there if I really had to. & since they've just opened a distillery across the street , I might really have to.
 
2013-01-23 11:46:23 AM  

mxstone: We must have paid off the judges - 2 local Des Moines IA bars made it! El Bait Shop really is a cool place with huge AND smart beer selection. Royal Mile? I've been there but not much made it through the memory hole. It was late. I think I really liked it.


The same company owns these two bars and a bunch of others. The Royal Mile specializes in English beers, with a number of hand-pulled taps. Upstairs is the Red Monk - a dimly lit chapel with stained glass, statues of saints, and a huge Belgain beer selection. This company also owns a fairly authentic German Bier hall two blocks from the Mile, and two block from that is El Bait Shop with 110 taps of micro brews. Attached to EBS is the High Life Lounge - a retro bar with dozens of 'lawn mowing" beers like Schlitz and Old Style. There are also 6 brew pubs vending their own beers.

Des Moines is a beer drinkers paradise. Go figure.
 
2013-01-23 11:52:55 AM  

great_tigers: JohnnyC: List is shiat without Bell's Brewery in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

This this this! So much this. Honestly, I know you couldn't have every one but I would has accepted Bell's, New Holland or Founders.

Bookmarked for travels.


Do you see any breweries on this Beer Bar list?
 
2013-01-23 11:54:57 AM  

kobrakai: Ebbelwoi: Sergio

Damn straight. Has more beers than people even know exist. A total hole-in-the-wall with no sign. This place is heaven.


Weirdest vibe of any place I've been to, definitely worth going, but it is a quirky place.
 
2013-01-23 12:04:23 PM  
I realize it's not new, trendy or cool and kinda yuppie but Henry's in PDX has an incredible selection and a chilled strip going around the bar to set your pint on. Haven't seen that anywhere else.
 
2013-01-23 12:07:19 PM  
Damn I miss Ashley's. If you get tired of the beer they also have great whiskey selection.

/also I could power through a lot more beer in college
 
2013-01-23 12:10:51 PM  

dk47: I realize it's not new, trendy or cool and kinda yuppie but Henry's in PDX has an incredible selection and a chilled strip going around the bar to set your pint on. Haven't seen that anywhere else.


Solid happy hour food selections, too. Love the Gorgonzola fries.
 
2013-01-23 12:21:43 PM  

GRCooper: WinoRhino: So here's a question for all you beer-loving farkers:

What is it that makes a good "beer bar"? Is it wide tap selection? Does there need to be great food? How about size and atmosphere? Location?

I think it's subjective. I'd rather go to a place that has a dozen or so on tap and rotates offerings frequently and has a staff that knows beer and seeks out different kinds of beer, than a place with 500 beers on tap with each keg having been there god knows how long.

Beer Run in Charlottesville VA is almost perfect (the above plus great food - I just don't find the space "comfortable")


Yep, there is a certain multi tap in town that prides itself on its beer list the size of a phonebook that tends to be out of half the stuff you ask for, and what they do have is overpriced.
 
2013-01-23 12:36:17 PM  

Cerebral Knievel: Like here in town, Richmond VA. Mekong.


Much love for Mekong. It has a bar in the back, but really it's a great Vietnamese restaurant with a killer bottle selection. One of the hidden jewels of the Confederate capital.

Glad to see Trappeze in Athens, GA make the list. Excellent selection.
 
2013-01-23 01:05:25 PM  
I personally think Steingarten in West LA is better than Father's Office. Mostly because you can never find a place to even stand in Father's Office. I also like the beer list and special nights they have at Steingarten.
 
2013-01-23 01:16:25 PM  
Drive past Red Light Red light every day in Orlando. Been meaning to stop in. Guess it may be worth it.
 
2013-01-23 01:19:56 PM  
Before opening article, think:
"Monk's, Eulogy, Grey Lodge should all be on there"

Open link.
"Ah, Memphis Taproom as well, sweet."

Triumph: The complete absence of New Jersey and Delaware makes me think this list has cred.


Two Stones Pub in Newark and Wilmington might make you change your mind. The owners and staff obviously love beer and have pulled in some interesting brews.
 
2013-01-23 01:31:23 PM  
Not surprised they missed Monk's House of Ale Repute in Sioux Falls, SD. It's absolutely amazing that a place of that quality exists in a crap-hole town like Sioux Falls.
 
2013-01-23 02:39:07 PM  

FishyFred: By the way, if you're in the D.C. area, overlook the Quarry House in Silver Spring at your own peril.

Seriously. If you're not watching your step, you'll fall down the stairs.


And whatever you do, don't wander across the street, matey...
 
2013-01-23 02:45:54 PM  
I'm glad my local watering hole did not make the list. I would prefer that all of you people go drink your beer at Applebee's and leave us alone.
 
2013-01-23 03:05:49 PM  

almighty_phlegm: Cerebral Knievel: Like here in town, Richmond VA. Mekong.

Much love for Mekong. It has a bar in the back, but really it's a great Vietnamese restaurant with a killer bottle selection. One of the hidden jewels of the Confederate capital.

Glad to see Trappeze in Athens, GA make the list. Excellent selection.


Also considering that Craft beer.com rated Mekong as the #1 great American Beer bar, i'm pretty shocked that Draft magazine left it.. and well.. anything from Virginia off their list.

they seem to west coast centric. with out much regard for anything past the mighty mississisisiiisisssippi river.
 
2013-01-23 03:12:35 PM  
List fails without Triumph Brewing Company.
 
2013-01-23 03:15:13 PM  
Naked City is terrible. Their beer selection sucks as does the food.
 
2013-01-23 03:37:43 PM  

CigaretteSmokingMan: List fails without Triumph Brewing Company.


beer bars, and multi-taps, not brewpubs or breweries... otherwise I'd pimp up the brewery I work at. ;-)
 
2013-01-23 03:46:21 PM  
Very cool. I was at Mr. Beery's in Sarasota last night for the beer and cupcake pairing.
 
2013-01-23 03:53:34 PM  
Cicero's...in U'city...not hipster and GREAT beer.

http://www.ciceros-stl.com/

Beer list:
draft http://www.ciceros-stl.com/weekly-draft-beers
bottle http://www.ciceros-stl.com/bottled-beer

just sayin!
 
2013-01-23 10:40:10 PM  

CigaretteSmokingMan: List fails without Triumph Brewing Company.


For me to Poop on!
 
2013-01-23 10:57:29 PM  
The Fat Pelican, y'all

/Walk-in 40-foot cooler, serve thyself
//Beer and cornhole
///The game, you bozo
 
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