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Beer Available At Avenue Pub (arranged by most recent)
Cantillon Bruocsella 1900 Grand Cru 97, Lazy Magnolia Jefferson Stout 90, Saint Arnold Divine Reserve #11 98, NOLA Hopitoulas IPA 93, Evil Twin Lilí B 99, Dugges Avenyn Ale 88, Abita Spring IPA 80, Bayou Teche LA 31 BiŤre P‚le 51, Koutskż 12į Světlż LeěŠk 97, Bayou Teche Saison díEcrevisse , High & Mighty XPA 65, Evil Twin ‹ber Tart 88, NOLA Mecha Hopzilla 50, Lindemans Faro 82, North Coast Old Rasputin Anniversary Bourbon Barrel Aged Stout 100, Struise Black Damnation VII - Single Black 82, Freigeist / Bayerischer Bahnhof Geisterzug Gose 89, Bayou Teche Courir de Mardi Gras 38, Stone 12.12.12 Vertical Epic Ale 97, Stone 05.05.05 Vertical Epic Ale 98
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Beerbuddha (13) New Orleans, Louisiana | December 13, 2009| Updated July 4, 2010
100 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD 10/10 VALUE N/A OVERALL 20/20
Avenue Pub is a bar that has gone from New Orleans "dive bar" to New Orleans top quality beer bar quickly. They have 31 beers on tap(Bear Republic Racer 5, both NOLA brews, Lazy Magnolia Southern Pecan, Lazy Magnolia Indian Pilsner, Brooklyn Lager, Harpoon IPA, Abita and many others) and about 50 bottles(Mikkeller Warrior IPA, Brooklyn Local 1, North Coast Old Stock, North Coast Rasputin, Bear Republic Big Black Stout, Bear Republic Hop Rod Rye and again many others) in their fridge. Their selection is the best in the city and the quality is unmatched. Along with the 31 rotating taps the also do cask ale which is one of the ONLY bars in New Orleans to do this. The owner takes pride in her draft system and is open to listening to customer requests. They also have Jíanitas serving food out of the bar. They make some killer grub! This is far from your average bar food!
gd4evr (31) Mar Vista, California | April 26, 2011| Updated July 4, 2010
100 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 20/20
Thank GOD for Avenue Pub. If you are anywhere near NOLA - make this a destination! Fantastic selection, enthusiastic staff, comfortable setup.
Itís a canít miss in a city with a lot of bars and not a lot of quality beer.
Prices are great too.
beerwelle (1) Alabama | July 5, 2010| Updated July 4, 2010
100 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD 9/10 VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 20/20
The selection is unbeatable. This place is dedicated to great beer. No other place that I have been to cares more about the institution of beer and beer education.
Whether youíre looking for unbeatable beer, good company, or just a chill evening this is the place to go.
kodaq (1) New Orleans, Louisiana | December 13, 2009| Updated July 4, 2010
98 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD 10/10 VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 20/20
I love this place ( not only because I live 2 blocks away & have a pint almost(or more) every day). It deserves my patronage. Not only does it have a constantly varied & often esoteric (for Louisiana) selection of beers on tap the in-house food (Jíanitas) is excellent.
About every month there are "Beer Dinners" with food and beer pairings that tantalize the taste buds.
They also have "Cask Conditioned" ales quite often that are provided by a local Craft Brewer (NOLA Brewing).
The service is very good and the friendly staff are knowledgeable about the beers on tap. This is the premier beer haven in New Orleans & should be visited by anyone visting or living in our city.
rchamp (3) Louisiana | December 14, 2009| Updated July 4, 2010
98 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD 10/10 VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 20/20
Iíd heard about The Avenue Pub for a while and finally went to check it out. I was happily impressed. I told my wife that it was the only bar I could see myself being a regular at. The food is so far above the norm for a bar that I think it should be called The Avenue Pub & Restaurant. The brews available overwhelmed my brain for a bit on my second visit and I couldnít decide so I asked for a suggestion based on what I had been drinking. The bartender and a couple of "beer geeks" at the other end of the bar suggested a brew and were dead on. Not to be missed!
seedsofchaos (10) Illinois | March 29, 2010| Updated July 4, 2010
98 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD 9/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 20/20
While on a recent trip to New Orleans I stopped by the Avenue Pub. I was in the area checking out the Garden District, some local cemeteries and NOLA Brewing Company and heard this was the best beer bar in New Orleans. What I had heard was absolutely correct!
I started off with a Stone Ruination to quench my hop-headed thirst after having walked from the French Quarter to the Avenue. It was poured into a freshly spritzed pint glass and was clean, fresh and delicious. I talked beer lightly with the bartender and ordered a fish sandwich.
When my food came out, it wasnít just a fish sandwich... It tasted like smoked halibut with swiss (from what I remember). Regardless, when I was expecting a fish sandwich and I got this I was very pleased.
I ordered a Peche Mortel and they had that on tap too... This was slowly becoming paradise... I began talking with a woman at the end of the bar: great beer geek talk! She started telling the bartkeep to let me try various offerings and it ended up being the owner, Polly. She was super friendly (in the typical New Orleans fashion) but was also the most knowledgeable bar owner I had ever met.
The Avenue is truly a great place for any beer geek and is devoid of the hipster and snobbery feel of many beer bars (see The Map Room in Chicago if you need an example). The atmosphere is relaxed, the beer is fantastic and the people could easily become your best friends.
One should be prepared to pay a little more than expected for this great beer though; but if youíre wanting the best and freshest beers out on the market today then you were prepared for that anyways, right? :)
jfosu (11) | December 14, 2009| Updated July 4, 2010
96 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD 10/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 18/20
When I got to New Orleans I asked around about a real beer bar and was eventually directed to a place named Avenue Pub. It was exactly what I was seeking! They have ~30 taps, of which 2/3 seem to be constantly rotated. When I was there they had a few cask conditioned local ales (new to me, awesome!) and a variety of unpasteurized winter beers from the motherland and beyond (I had Nogne O, Mahrs, and an Eisbock by Kulmbacher). They even had one of my favorites, Delirium Tremens, on tap (I didnít even know it existed on tap outside of Belgium). Additionally, they have several different serving sizes to allow you to taste as many unique beers as possible. They serve pints, 10 oz, and 4 oz samplers. I asked the bartenders if they regularly had unique beers like the cask conditioned brews and German winter seasonals and they said they receive casks directly from local brewers regularly and always try to have seasonal kegs from Europe. Apparently they also do quite the octoberfest, with over 20 unpasterized German beers being brought in. The ambiance was fine and the pub has a balcony overlooking the New Orleans street car line, which was very cool. It was also pretty easy to get to from my french quarter hotel - just a $1.25 15 minute street car ride. The bartenders are very helpful and the owner is said to frequent the establishment. There is also a gourmet sandwich shop that used to be a standalone business before being brought into the bar to bolster its appeal. I know this sounds crazy but the redfish sandwich really is the best sandwich Iíve ever eaten. Finally, the bar is open 24/7 which makes it ideal for any crowd. All in all this place was exactly what I was looking for and was easily the best bar I experienced in New Orleans. A Must go to location for a beer drinking enthusiast.
OldChuffy (18) | March 22, 2011| Updated July 4, 2010
96 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 19/20
This place is amazing. Easily one of the best beer bars Iíve ever been in. Great selection (two different bars, with different offerings) and a comfortable location inside a large house. Well worth the trip to NOLA.
rcr484 (11) | December 15, 2009| Updated July 4, 2010
96 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD 10/10 VALUE 10/10 OVERALL 19/20
First off, you should know the Avenue Pub is THE place to see parades at Mardi Gras. Its location doesnít have the family concentration seen at the beginning of the routes, so thereís a decidedly adult atmosphere. That said, this place, even when packed, has all the right stuff. Itís no snobby beer bar, either. The staff is extremely knowledgeable in the brews, especially the selections on tap. They rotate through seasonal flavors, sometimes with unfiltered choices. Thereís an above-average liquor selection as well, should you want that beer as a chaser. Or vice versa. The bar food speaks for itself (cheese fries!). Itís pretty much a 24 hour operation, too, so youíre never late. Youíre never underdressed either, as this is the most casual of joints.
LSUPT (10) Louisiana | October 7, 2011| Updated July 4, 2010
94 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD 10/10 VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 20/20
Absolutely love this place. Great atmosphere even though it is occasionally frequented by many BMC and liquor drinkers, with great service. Itís a 24 hour a day bar so sure you might get attitude sometimes but itís a pub and the service is a hell of a lot better than anywhere else in town. Clean up after yourselves itís not that hard! Great selection, occasiona; rarities and the best Cantillon selection around. Food is phenomenal even by New Orleans standards. Often adventurous with classic favorites, every selection on the menu lives up your expectations. Fried Red Beans and rice wantons to Grilled Cheese, not your conventional grilled cheese by the way, are all awesome. Pretty average prices. Overall, this is the only bat for any beer aficionado in New Orleans or visiting the city.
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