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Beer Available At Beer Revolution (arranged by most recent)
t Smisje Kerst 93, Dust Bowl The Great Impression Stock Ale , Gageleer 63, Dogfish Head American Beauty 92, Altamont Beer Works Dirty D , E. J. Phair Cumbre Diablo , Strubbes Krieken Porter 26, Altamont Beer Works Ganja Juice 62, Moonlight Previous Life Herbal Ale , Hangar 24 Local Fields: Essence 95, Mikkeller Itís Alive! (White Wine Barrel) 98, Cismontane Oxalis Pes Caprae Sour Blonde Ale 44, Mikkeller SpontanSeabuckthorn 98, Hangar 24 Seasonal: Oktoberfest 86, SchŲnramer Saphir Bock 76, Uerige Doppel Sticke 98, Cellarmaker Midnight Society , Faction Oatmeal Stout , Faction Ale for ALS , NÝgne ō Dark Horizon Fourth Edition 100
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Reaperswoman (8) Dublin, California | July 13, 2010
100 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 20/20
What can you say about a place with 14 fast rotating taps and a bottle selection to die for. I have to get a beer just to roam the fridges to look for a beer! The owners are fabulous and location is very convienient to BART and Jack London Square. Ah, to sit on the patio sipping a Belgian in the correct glass and laze in the sun. Really, doesnít get better....
Travlr (1257) Washington, Washington DC | February 11, 2012
98 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 10/10 OVERALL 20/20
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.
danbierman (10) California | August 22, 2011
98 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 20/20
One of the best beer bars around. Amazing selection of beers on tap that are constantly changing. They have all the rare stuff you donít see other places. Service is great, ask a question about beer and get an honest answer. Decent prices, from 5 to 10 dollars depending on the beer. They also have a few cooler doors for bottled beer that you can either drink there or take to go. Didnít eat while I was there but they had a BBQ going that smelled great. Overall no one can match their selection of rare beers, this is my new Sunday spot.
saccharomyces (1) California | December 29, 2010
94 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 10/10 OVERALL 19/20
I feel I need to counterbalance a previous review by wavers1. The bottles are indeed organized by country, region, and style. As far as the dimly lit experience - I have to admit, I moved to the east bay 2 years ago from the east coast and I find most barsí lighting level equivalent to a dentistís chair. Beer Rev is plenty bright. The only reason I docked them for ambiance is that I feel it is not high on their priority list, and I understand that. When there is a higher priced belgian bar that obviously spent tons on atmosphere a few blocks away, I can see why they saved money on decor in order to pass the savings on to us - the consumers. I for one am overjoyed that the owners have chosen to share their obsession with beer with the rest of us at a reasonable price.
SamGamgee (182) down the whirlpool, California | June 20, 2010
94 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD 10/10 VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 18/20
A brilliant addition to the East Bay beer scene. Think of the City Beer model of bottle shop/beer bar, but with a much better bar and atmosphere, but just as many good bottles to choose from. Super chill vibe and lots of good beer decor. The owners are very welcoming and just love beer and want to share that passion. Just about the best bottle selection in the state, and a great rotation tap selection that had plenty of good rarities when I stopped in. The inside has a moderate amount of seating but isnít large, but they have a nice front deck with tables and benches. There is a good punk/rock/metal soundtrack going on inside, and it did get pretty loud when full of patrons. Iíll give them a 10 for food because they have a sweet vegan soul food restaurant next door that will deliver you your food while you are at the bar. You just canít beat that. Draught prices are quite good with plenty of good beers for 4 dollars, which is good for the area. If you have the opportunity, definitely check this place out. Add thjs to the Trappist, and Oakland has one of the best beer bar scenes in the region right now.
radlerin (2) Oakland, California | March 7, 2012
94 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 18/20
One of the only bars where I always feel right at home. Amazing selection and prices (more for draft than for bottles), knowledgable, friendly, and patient staff, casual atmosphere. Love the big porch in front, as well as the fact that theyíll let you bring over food from the vegan soul food place next door.
CampesinoTino (71) Seattle, Washington | April 8, 2010| Updated January 20, 2011
94 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 19/20
Very cool craft beer store/bar with many lesser known breweries on tap and a bottle selection that leans toward California and Belgium. The atmosphere is kind of like a Saturday afternoon grill out and itís a good place to enjoy craft beer when youíre not in the mood for a crowded and pretentious SF bar. The bartenders and owners are also very helpful. Iíll definitely try to return on a semi-regular basis.
GODiSSOUTHERN (20) Virginia | February 18, 2012
92 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 10/10 OVERALL 19/20
One of my favorite spots. There is a full wall of fridges filled with bottles that you can buy or drink on premises for a small fee. The chalkboard menu of on tap beers is extremely well selected and adventurous. Environment and music is very punk rock. Very fun place.
brokensail (624) Orange County, California | August 2, 2012
92 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 19/20
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.
beerguy101 (75) Newark, California | May 12, 2010| Updated February 18, 2011
92 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 19/20
Nice spot, was there for a brewers night and it was fairly busy. 15-20 beers on tap and a bunch of cooler with beers to go or drink there for a $1 corkage fee. Some odd and not easy to find stuff on tap, Craftsman had 2 beers when I was there and the with the bottle selection I saw it would be easy to drop at least a $100. Definitely need to go back when they are less busy. It does have a dive bar kind of feel, but I kind of like that...
2011 Update. They now have 42! beers on tap, some one of a kind and specials. No food but they will let you bring in food from wherever and there are plenty of places for food within a couple fo blocks of the place.
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