Bierkraft | Brooklyn, New York
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Bierkraft
Excellent based on 63 ratings
Type: Bar

191 5th Ave.
Brooklyn, New York United States 11217 [ print map ]
718 230 7600

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Hours: Mon - closed? Tu-Th till 9p, Fri-Sat 11p, Sun 8p


Mayor: Sammy (5) | Taps: 16 | Bottles: 300


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Beer Available At Bierkraft (arranged by most recent)
Sierra Nevada Bigfoot 99, Samuel Smiths India Ale 85, Fullerís London Pride (Pasteurised) 87, Crooked Stave Batch #60 99, Evil Twin / Sante Adairius Joey Pepper 93, Smuttynose Short Batch #18 Durty 96, Sixpoint Hi-Res 97, Stillwater Why Canít IBU? 94, Newburgh Amis DíHiver , Captain Lawrence Pilot Batch #08 6 N Change Black IPA , Newburgh Small Beer , Newburgh The Newburgh Conspiracy 87, Allagash Red Howes 90, Adirondack Rye IPA , Oxbow Farmhouse Pale Ale 94, Left Hand Widdershins 92, Captain Lawrence India Pale Ale 87, The Monarchy Happy XMas from Dresden , Toccalmatto Kilowatt 90, Chouffe Houblon Dobbelen IPA Tripel 99
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63 reviews for Bierkraft
 Ambiance  74%
 Service  79%
 Selection  82%
 Food  80%
 Value  60%
 Overall  78%
 Rating  90%
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88
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 18/20
theisti  (495) Leawood, Kansas | February 1, 2013
Visited late afternoon on a Tuesday. Interesting layout to the place, fairly narrow when you enter with a long bench against the wall, picnic tables, and seats across. Had a coffee house vibe to it, almost. As you walk towards the back, the food is on the right, and the taps are to your left. The coolers of beer are around the corner from the taps. When I visited, there were about 5 people there, but I can imagine this place and get jammed and crowded pretty quick. The 10 or so taps are well chosen, and the bottle selection was well above average. Knowledgeable (though some what aloof) staff, pastrami sandwich I had was fine (bread was a touch stale). Overall, another really great beer geek hang out.
84
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
msante79  (341) Mount Prospect, Illinois | January 23, 2013| Updated January 24, 2013
Kind of surprised this place does not get higher ratings. Small place on 5th in Park Slope. Basically one side is bottle shop and other side is bar/sandwich shop with a growler station in the middle towards the back of store. Kind of like a horseshoe shape. Pretty nice bottle selection and lots of cool beers available for growlers and to drink on the other side. I grabbed a sandwich to go and while it was good I thought $12 was a little much but that seems to be the norm in this neighborhood. They have events every week and will give you samples of anything prior to buying a growler. Also it appears that they brew their own beer so they be serving that soon as well.
86
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
bmerz  (121) Brooklyn, New York | October 9, 2012
One of the driving forces in NYC beer culture...they have great events and should be higher in these rankings. The selection is large for such a small space. It is really good for some breweries but has a lot of gaps in selection which is warranted given the physical size. They guys pouring growlers and ringing you up all seem super beer nerdy. Have picked up a number of choice bottles there you arenít likely to find elsewhere. I hear the sandwiches are awesome but havenít had one yet.
80
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 17/20
rosenbergh  (428) Helsinki, Finland | August 27, 2012| Updated September 8, 2012
Amazing place. Beerstore and pub combined. You can buy beers from the fridges on bottles or get it from the taps (15 or so taps). Rare and goods ones. I like this place a lot. The music was very loud but thatís the only negative... Not the cheapest place.
70
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
vodo  (71) S„o Paulo, Brazil | July 15, 2012
Good bar, nice selection on tap, bottles to go, good beer geek life with events every week.
70
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 5/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
mcmisko  (11) New York | April 7, 2012
Narrow hallway stacked with good beer and fridges. At the end of the hallway it opens up into a bar with inside and outside seating. Can buy simple sandwiches that look pretty good. On tap section looks good, and have a good number of beers. Youíll find good beers here. Seems like the owner likes IPAs a lot. Not overly priced. great place to go in the slope.
70
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 2/10   OVERALL 14/20
brystmar  (15) Dallas, Texas | January 25, 2012
Ah, Bierkraft. Half upscale deli, half upscale beer store & growler dispensery. Their sandwiches are yummy and only moderately pricey. Great selection of growler fills at mostly reasonable prices. Their bottled beer, however, is ridiculously overpriced. They boast an impressive selection for having such a small storefront, but your wallet feels the pinch with every bottle purchased. Itís not uncommon to see their shelf prices marked 50% (and occasionally 100%!) higher than their nearby competitors -- even on items that arenít particularly tough to find! Not to say there arenít occasional deals here: I purchased 3 bottles of 2006 DFH 120 for $17 apiece last summer. But overall, I have no reason to shop here. If they ever decide to lower their prices into the realm of reason, Iíll give them another shot.
88
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 17/20
Lubiere  (448) Ottawa, Ontario | January 5, 2012
Bierkraft is an insane cool place, half store, half beer bar, with an excellent beer selection, bottles, taps, growlers to go...and very decent prices for NYC at 5$ a pint. Over 15 taps of goodness. And they have a nice deli corner, with excellent sandwiches (12 inches for 10$ with chips). Free tasting on Tuesdays. A must in NYC!
76
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 3/10   OVERALL 16/20
Sammy  (537) Toronto, Ontario | October 25, 2011
Finally made it down, you need a car to do this. Grat selection of hard-to-find bottles, but you pay up. Prices were 10-42% higher so that my $240 bottle tab was roughly $60 premium over careful shopping. The plus side is getting barrel aged bottles and new releases available in NY state at one go. The growlers were a good deal, they were out of everything I wanted from checking the site the day before. Still got a decent pilsner. New casks arriving, and they do let you buy a glass before you buy a cask. Narrowish space, with a food takeout area and the use of a washroom.
58
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 12/20
SudsMcDuff  (183) .....Manchester United.........., Texas | September 21, 2011
ordered a huge box.. nice selection .. prices are do-able for special occasions .. shipping was about decent .. . quick communication and shipping .. . why not...

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