Beer Revolution | Oakland, California
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Beer Revolution
World Class based on 60 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: marcus (20) | Taps: 48 | Bottles: 500

Beer Revolution

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Beer Available At Beer Revolution (arranged by most recent)
Mraz Gabriel , Speakeasy Baby Daddy Session IPA , Knee Deep Hoparillo 3x IPA 93, Pacific Coast Elephant Seal Bitter ESB , Stone Go To IPA 97, Pike Post Alley Porter 88, Andechser Doppelbock Dunkel 99, Bear Republic Tripels Alley 64, Pacific Coast Neptuneís Nemesis , Deschutes Conflux No. 1 - Collage 99, Wild Beer Modus Operandi (M.O.) 91, Sierra Nevada Wolfinanny 86, Ale Industries Someone Talked 70, Moonlight Death and Taxes with Pinot Noir Grapes , Speakeasy Black Hand Chocolate Milk Stout 96, Ninkasi ReNEWale 2014 Alt Pale Ale 76, Iron Springs The Thriller , Figueroa Mountain Lizardís Mouth 94, Tuatara Bohemian Pilsner 85, Dogfish Head Kvasir 89
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60 reviews for Beer Revolution
 Ambiance  75%
 Service  80%
 Selection  90%
 Food  90%
 Value  81%
 Overall  85%
 Rating  96%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
mrhoppy  (226) Santa Clara, California | July 29, 2013
I can say this when you at a place rate it then because itís a pain to do it later. This place is like the red headed stepchild of the Trappist down the street. Poor manís Trappist. Killer BBQ down the street.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
t0rin0  (1330) 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 2/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
lusikka  (32) Tampere, Finland | May 19, 2013
Oct 2012. Next place after The Trappist. Very similar to Toronado at SF; a garage packed with tons of interesting US craft beers and some rarities as well. It has the same Bohemian curiosities, such as the smells you experience at Toronado. Service is worse, though.

Tap selection was amazing. Unfortunately the bar is rather dim-lit and itís hard to see the entire bottle selection. If youíre carrying a flashlight itíll be easier.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
DocJitsu  (92) Florida | March 31, 2013
This place is usually pretty busy. They seem to have a following that outdoes the quality, selection, and environment. I think they might be the only beer bar with this many taps and selections of to-go bottles in the East Bay area. The service is usually pretty good. That snotty, know-it-all, impatient quality often found in the service in Bohemian places like Beer Rev was very noticeably absent. This was a huge plus. Prices are fairly reasonable. Only one bathroom. And it is a unisex. Itís a tight fit inside the bar. The only reason Iíd give it an above average on environment is that it has outdoor seating. Of course, in that part of Oakland, thereís not a lot to look at out there. They close early and sometimes, whenever they choose. They have a huge variety of tap beers that get rotated regularly. They offer several different options of to-go bottles, but the bottle beers arenít anything impressive. Some are obscure, but none that are remarkably sought after. Pliny the Elder seems to sell out pretty quickly.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
richardfolif  (4) riverside, California | March 24, 2013
selection is great with a good number of taps and a great bottle selection. Prices are decent. Well worth checking out if youíre in Oakland!
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 17/20
vvesside  (4) California | March 11, 2013
Beer Revolution is a great little Bar with a huge selection of bottles as well. They always have some great stuff on tap.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
Schlenkerla  (332) , Austria | March 8, 2013
We visited in 2010. Great place with real authentic beer culture. Nice bar, you also can sit outside. Large beer selection, some rarities. Viva la Beer Revolution!
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
bvc  (103) Kenmore, Washington | February 16, 2013
Visited during SF beer week, just before a Boneyard event was to start. Place was packed inside and out. Looks kind of like a bistro or something out front, but divey and kind of dingy inside with what looked to be uncomfortable seating, aside from the bar. Large draft selection, although some werenít available due to switching over for event and also remnants of selections from past events that had happened for beer week. During normal times, I would have to imagine they have a solid draft list. Price were good/fair. They also had what appeared to be a solid bottle selection that is visible against the wall in the seating area, but I didnít look at it deep and not sure what the prices were like. Bartenders were fine, getting a beer was pretty easy for how packed it was. We were a one and done, but would recommend this place for sure.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 4/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 15/20
bigbeersrule  (34) | January 24, 2013
Huge bottle selection and nice tap list. Service was horrible though---unless you happen to be a regular. I noticed the bartenders catered to those they new and ignored us tourista. Is that any way for a craft beer bar to be? Wonít be back anytime soon.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
bytemesis  (367) 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.

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