Beer Authority | New York, New York
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Beer Authority
Good based on 26 ratings
Type: Bar

300 W 40th St
New York, New York United States 10018 [ print map ]
212 510 8415 | facebook | twitter | food menu

Hours: Mon - Fri: 8:00 am - 4:00 am; Sat - Sun: 10:00 am - 4:00 am

Mayor: HomerBeerOdysy (2) | Taps: 80 | Bottles: 100

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Beer Available At Beer Authority (arranged by most recent)
Smuttynose Smuttlabs Finkelstein 48, Ommegang Rare Vos 95, Green Flash West Coast IPA (2014-) 97, Cigar City Maduro Brown Ale - Vanilla 97, Stone Cali-Belgique IPA (Cali-BelgiŽ) 98, Lion Brewery Tropical Read ale , Kasteel Winter 93, Hitachino Nest Espresso Stout 99, Stone Enjoy By IPA 100, Kuhnhenn Loonie Kuhnie Pale Ale 88, La Trappe Quadrupel 99
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26 reviews for Beer Authority
 Ambiance  67%
 Service  66%
 Selection  76%
 Food  68%
 Value  57%
 Overall  70%
 Rating  77%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 14/20
kraddel  (203) some beerplace , Belgium | February 26, 2015
New bar by the rattle and hum owners . Way more commercial feeling though . Less special beers, expensive, very big ,... Crowd was mostly what youíd expect from a bar that does special beers in a commercial way ..
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 14/20
VastActiv  (58) Oulu, Finland | February 20, 2015
Little bit of factory kind of place. Too big for me. Lots of taps and flights available.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
pougatsias  (10) thessaloniki , Greece | February 13, 2015
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 13/20
mstrcrwly  (7) New York | January 12, 2015
great selection and location in times square..70+ taps..bit pricey..not bad.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 4/10   OVERALL 14/20
tiong  (93) Espoo, Finland | December 7, 2014
Located right next to the Port Authority Bus Terminal. The place is huge, and has massive amount of taps, but not that many interesting beers were available when I visited. Quite expensive place, felt a bit touristy.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 15/20
t0rin0  (1470) Do Not Resuscitate, California | July 8, 2014
Visited June 1, 2014.

This was across the street from the car rental place, so it made an easy stop after dropping off the car. Fun place with friendly service and interestingly enough three floors, but itís an Irish bar and most of the beer they had on (at least at the downstairs bar) wasnít very interesting. I see the things listed in the availability and I didnít see any of that, minus the Lagunitas. I donít really see the appeal. A few blocks away is District Tap House, go there.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
jredmond  (219) Manhattan, New York | May 4, 2014
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 10/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 19/20
Cool_Bond  (28) Kung av ÷l @ Facebook, Sweden | May 2, 2014
Great beer anytime there was to choose from. Both on tap and bottled. The best place I visited in New York!
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 3/10   OVERALL 15/20
merc7186  (167) North Tonawanda, New York | November 18, 2013
Stopped into Beer Authority when in Manhattan on 7/9/13. A: The place is pretty big with three floors of seating and a nice sized bar area. The location is really convienent as it is located across the street from the Port Authority Bus Terminal. The place has the feel of a nice warm bar. Q: The beers on tap were decent, nothing that will make your jaw drop but nothing BMC either. S: The bartenders were personable and outgoing. The service was more than efficient and they were on top of things when your glass went dry. S: The selection was decent as they had a nice variety of beers on tap. They also featured a nice sized bottle collection but the prices they were charging for bottles made it hard to break away from the taps, which were cheaper in price. I was a little disappointed that they didnít feature more beers from the NYC/LI area. V: Draft prices were $8 for your lower end beers up to $15 for a couple of beers that I thought werenít worth the price. Keep in mind that you are paying Manhattan prices, so dont expect to come here and not break the bank at end place you stop for a beer. Overall, if you are coming into NYC from another destination, it is really easy to get to and not to far away from Times Square...a nice stop.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 18/20
Mathieu87  (181) Ganshoren, Belgium | November 10, 2013| Updated November 6, 2014
Lotís of good memories from this place! Our hotel was located about 210 metres from this place, so went there 4 evenings out of 5. This place is absolutly great. They have a really great selection on tap, and also there bottle list is very decent. I spend all my time on the first floor, mainly at the bar. Very friendly bartender who knows his beers! Made good recommendations. Ate their once, the 6 small burgers. Typical decent barfood, which I like a lot. If youíre in NYC, this is a must go!!

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