Beer Revolution | Oakland, California
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Beer Revolution
World Class based on 64 ratings
Type: Bar

464 3rd St
Oakland, California United States 94607 [ print map ]
510 452 2337 | facebook

Hours: Mo-Th 12p to 10p, Fri-Sat 12p to 11p, Su 12p to 9p

Mayor: joeneugs (8) | Taps: 48 | Bottles: 500

Beer Revolution

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Beer Available At Beer Revolution (arranged by most recent)
Prairie 3rd Anniversary Ale 93, Tahoe Mountain Steph, Keepin it Fresh , Altamont Beer Works Hella Lite - Apricots and Peaches , Fieldwork Clear Skies , Bike Dog Mosaic Pale Ale 81, Monkish Hoppish , Device Summer Crush , Fieldwork Monsoon , Moylans Midnight Ritual , Track 7 Big 4 Strong Ale 89, Brooks Dry Cider , Berryessa Mini Separation Anxiety , Faction 2 Hop Pale Ale (Simcoe and Apollo) , Faction Summer IPA , Tap It Berliner Weisse , Redwood Curtain 100 Galaxies India Pale Ale , Almanac Horchata Almond Milk Stout 70, Rodenbach 91, Prairie Eliza5beth 98, Mraz Saison Jeí Peach
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64 reviews for Beer Revolution
 Ambiance  74%
 Service  80%
 Selection  90%
 Food  90%
 Value  81%
 Overall  85%
 Rating  96%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 20/20
Travlr  (2114) Washington, Washington DC | February 11, 2012
I could not beleive that this was a beer store - so many taps that I lost count, plus endless bottles jam packed for SF beer week when we were there, for a Lost Abbey and Firestone Walker event. Great crowd, amazing vibe. Best beer store I have ever visited.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
t0rin0  (1511) Do Not Resuscitate, California | June 6, 2013
I try to make it to the east bay at least once a trip to the yay, usually also hitting either Drakes or Berkeley (Triple Rock and Jupiter). These guys have a ton of random stuff on tap at all times. Pretty neat. They also have a lot of bottles to pick from. There are some food options close by but they dont serve food here. My only real complaints about this place are how busy it gets and the fact that there is one toilet for all hundred and something people that squeeze into the place.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 19/20
brokensail  (1171) San Leandro, California | August 2, 2012
This has easily become one of the best places for beer in the Bay Area. Huge taplist, crazy rotation, and tons of interesting stuff. Prices are quite reasonable, staff is very friendly, and the ambiance is great. One of my favorite places to visit.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
nate2g  (1046) 上海 / Boomtown!, Australia | November 27, 2013
Bustliní crowd on a stinking hot day in late September. Great selection with many new beers to try. A lot of bottles to peruse through as well. No nonsense bar crew and pretty much a hectic feel to the place. I had a good time here.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
GT2  (662) Oceanside, California | February 17, 2012
Crazy dive bar cum bottle shop that is pretty hardcore craft beer. The ceiling is decorated with brewery flags and dried hop vines. The taplist when I was there was a Firestone Walker and Lost Abbey/Port tap takeover. 13 Lost Abbey beers on tap and another 10 from Firestone Walker and Deschutes. Tons of other local beers. Service was very good considering over 200 people were packed into this beer store sized room. Glassware was nice, keg rotation looked rapid. Outdoor seating area is a big plus. Very sociable place. I donít think Iíve ever been in a room with as many hard core beer people in my life.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
bytemesis  (608) Sunnyvale, California | January 21, 2013
Very interesting place, and definitely the go to spot for local beers on tap. They devote a large fraction of their extensive tap list to small brewery northern California beers, some of which I have never seen anywhere else. Also have a row of coolers opposite the bar with "priced to go" beers. Prices are decent, selection is no better or worse than any of a bunch of other places in the area. They do carry some Russian river, but surprisingly few other North Bay beers. I was hoping to score some Marin, no such luck. Bar itself is cramped and grimy, which is part of the vibe, I guess. There is a patio with long picnic style tables as well when weather permits. Donít go here looking for a whale, but if you want to try a selection of interesting locals that have yet to make the big time, this is your place.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 19/20
WingmanWillis  (594) , England | November 16, 2015
Visited on a Friday afternoon in November 2015. Itís a couple of blocks from Jack London Square, has security on the door at 3pm and looks like a converted house with bars on the window and a small deck out front that catches the afternoon sun just right. Step into the dark interior and it strikes me as the place Toronado so wants to be. Loud music, a huge and interesting tap list and a good range of bottles in the fridge. Seems they have a delivery of Pliny at 2.30pm every Thursday thatís gone in 24hrs. Service was good, prices decent. A great bar and worth the trip over the bay.
KyotoLefty  (582) Kyoto, Japan | September 12, 2011| Updated September 15, 2011
First things first: ambiance-wise, this place is a hole. Uncomfortable, packed with a rather loud crowd, seating sketchy, not very nice smelling either. The patio was decent, but it was very hard to maneuver. Sometimes took a long time to get beers, though they seemed to know what the beers were about. Great selection: lots of quality beers in bottle and keg, and a few hard to find beers as well. I would definitely go back, though itís not the kind of place I would want to hang out in for long.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
JoeMcPhee  (529) Toronto, ON, Ontario | June 25, 2012
My favourite spot of the recent visit to the bar area. A nice cozy dark space with about 50 taps of awesomeness pouring at any one time. Loads of IPA, barleywine (odd for summer but oh, so good) and other high gravity stuff. Fairly priced and really quite awesome. The clientele and the bartenders were super friendly and chatty. A bunch of bottles in the coolers that you can either drink here or take to go. A fantastic spot.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 18/20
Scopey  (517) Croydon, England | March 9, 2012
Located a short walk from the 12th St Oakland BART station, which only took 15minutes to get to from Central SF. Beer shop meets bar concept. I suppose I could loosely liken this to a rock bar inside, but itís obvious with all the beer everywhere what the true focus is. Nowhere near as much of a dive as Toro SF. Crazy selection of 47 taps, the details of which are crammed onto a tiny blackboard above the bar. Real local focus i.e. I didnít recognise half of the beers on. Amazing to see 2004 BFM Bon-Chien on draft! Lots of fridges opposite the bar full of interesting bottles at decent prices. Fridges separated into beer style, which always helps. All beer can be taken out or drank in for a nominal $1 extra. Small, but nice outside area at the front is also great on a sunny day. Staff were really friendly and knowledgeable. This really is one of the best places to drink good beer anywhere!

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