Beer Revolution | Oakland, California
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Beer Revolution
World Class based on 62 ratings
Type: Bar

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

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


Mayor: marcus (13) | Taps: 48 | Bottles: 500


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Beer Available At Beer Revolution (arranged by most recent)
Evil Twin Imperial Biscotti Break Bourbon Barrel Aged 100, Mraz Blonde with Blueberries , Dust Bowl Smokenstein , Mraz Window of Opportunity , Dust Bowl Oktoberfest , Stone 18th Anniversary Golden Brown IPA 95, Altamont Beer Works Hella Lite , Mraz Gabriel , Speakeasy Baby Daddy Session IPA , Knee Deep Hoparillo 3x IPA 98, Pacific Coast Elephant Seal Bitter ESB , Stone Go To IPA 97, Pike Post Alley Porter 89, Andechser Doppelbock Dunkel 99, Bear Republic Tripels Alley 66, Pacific Coast Neptuneís Nemesis , Deschutes Conflux No. 1 - Collage 99, Wild Beer Modus Operandi (M.O.) 92, Sierra Nevada Wolfinanny 86, Ale Industries Someone Talked 70
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62 reviews for Beer Revolution
 Ambiance  74%
 Service  80%
 Selection  90%
 Food  90%
 Value  81%
 Overall  84%
 Rating  96%
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  AMBIANCE 1/5   SERVICE 4/10   SELECTION 7/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
5150datkins  (12) Washington DC | November 16, 2013
Reminds me of the Toronado which I did not like, same bad smell too. Bartenders seemed a bit nicer but the place was just too filthy. Also there was some crazy woman running around scaring people may have been the owner?
86
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 19/20
Cory  (12) , California | October 10, 2013
I love the more chill atmosphere at this place. You can grab a beer and sit on the front patio area and enjoy the great weather of the Bay Area. Bottle selection is good although, itís a little annoying searching through the dimly lit fridges. Drafts options are always changing and I can always find something great. Staff is okay but friendly. Also, there are many restaurants around that you can bring food from and eat on the patio.
84
  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.
80
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
t0rin0  (1448) 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.
76
  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.
78
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
DocJitsu  (104) 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.
88
  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!
86
  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.
90
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
Schlenkerla  (350) , 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!
80
  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.

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