Bierkraft | Brooklyn, New York
Places > United States > New York > Brooklyn

Excellent based on 69 ratings
Type: Bar

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

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

Mayor: TBone (1) | Taps: 16 | Bottles: 300


Create a free account for these features:
Edit This Place | Add Event Here

Beer Available At Bierkraft (arranged by most recent)
Port City Ways & Means 85
add beers to this location Sign in to add beer    |    Sign in to edit availabile beers    |    Print Shelftags    |    Customize Shelftags

69 reviews for Bierkraft (OUT OF BUSINESS)
 Ambiance  73%
 Service  78%
 Selection  81%
 Food  80%
 Value  61%
 Overall  78%
 Rating  88%
Rating Distribution

Walt  (189) Austin, Texas | December 23, 2006
Fairly good selection but not as good as American Beer Dist. though...some rarities were there for sure.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 16/20
JoeMcPhee  (529) Toronto, ON, Ontario | November 2, 2006| Updated February 23, 2008
Great organization, with loads of stuff all kept in deli fridges. The Belgian selection is very good with quite a few items that I hadnít seen anywhere else. The light could be dimmed a bit, but really not bad. Prices are terrible though. I only picked up a few things that I couldnít find anywhere else. Great selection of cheese, bread, and deli meats though, so Iím not complaining. If youíre in the neighborhood, itís a great place to pick up a nice midday snack to be washed down with a nice beer. Despite the price, itíll still cost less than going to a restaurant. The counterpressurized growler fills are a pretty solid deal and the selection there is usually a nice mix of moderately priced locals along with a few imports. The folks here are quite friendly and like talking shop which is always nice.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 16/20
Zeswaft  (114) Charleston, South Carolina | October 29, 2006| Updated June 5, 2007
right on, nhorween took me here. Somewhat cramped U-shaped store. one side of the store lined with coolers of beer on the left and half open cases, bombers and snacks. selection is terrific. tons of east coast stuff. then random but quality selections of everything west, eg. goose island, oskar blues. Had an eclectic selection of europians and a great selection of belgians. prices? other than the $4.25 i spent on a can of oskar blues gordon, they seemed reasonable. of course iíve been in philadelphia for the last 2 months so singles are ~2x what they are in illinois. they had take out of growlers of some pretty fantastic beers i rarely see on tap, if ever. other side of the store is totally gourmet with probably 100 different cheeses and some great meats. the guy in the beer section was excellent-eager and knowledgeable, but everyone else was terrible slow and dull.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 15/20
festyzizzle  (2) Brooklyn, New York | October 20, 2006
Amazing store in park slope. Offers a truely outstanding variety of beers. They are ordered by country or region and are priced normaly. Its tough to shop around for a beer but $10.50 seemed a little much for the Dogfish Head 120 Minute IPA. They also have a large cheese and chocolate selection. Check this place out if youíre in the area.
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 1/10   OVERALL 10/20
PilsnerPeter  (100) Flushing, New York | September 7, 2006| Updated April 3, 2009
When I first went here I talked to the owner (Richard) for a while. He knows his stuff. I had a cheese sample as well. Has a nice single bottle selection, but itís VERY OVER PRICED, and the rest of the staff isnít all that great (especially the fat guy who specializes in cheese, heís a real winner...) All-in-all, goes else where when in Brooklyn like American Beer.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 18/20
nhorween  (6) Chicago, Illinois | September 3, 2006
Really nice place with good service. Some really good finds to be had there (and they deliver to Manhattan, which rocks). The other side of the store is all gourmet food and cheeses, really good stuff. I got a sandwich there when I was on the way out, and it was super tasty. Really amazing selection of cheeses too. Free tastings every tuesday, if I understood them right, and they provide free beer samples that they pair with cheese.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 18/20
beervana  (32) Libertyville, Illinois | August 23, 2006
(07.03.06) I visited this Brooklyn site and was astounded by the wall of refrigeration holding a huge collection of high quality bottled microbrew beers from breweries such as Southampton, Smuttynose, Stoudts, Weyerbacher, Heavyweight, etc.. Many imported bottled beers as well. There was also a section where you can purchase growlers of draft beers from Six Point and other breweries. The store also had an amazing selection of gourmet cheeses and chocolates. High quality stuff. Very knowledgeable staff. I spent an enjoyable hour speaking with an employee named Ben who really knew his beers and then another few hours studying their beers. I could live in this place. A must for all beer geeks.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 17/20
chimay67  (60) hunt sta, New York | August 12, 2006
Not the largest selecgtion, but amazingly well picked. More Normandy style ciders then Iíve ever seen. Only complaint was not enough warm selections. But great if you are buying for immediate gratification. Great selections of cheeses and meats. Killer chocolate selections. Helpful staff. Prices are not bad for NYC.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 17/20
Capa  (336) Kitsap, Washington | August 8, 2006
Very big selection of micros and imports. all sinlges are kept in coolers for imediate consumption. They have about 8 taps of some good brews to get your growler filled. Also had some, what I was told, was the owners homebrew that he lets people taste from time to time. too bad he wasnt there at the time. Large cheese, meat and fine chocolate sections too. Good looking beer store, though a little pricey.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 16/20
mkobes  (53) paramus, New Jersey | July 26, 2006
Been here once to buy buy some cheese. They have a nice cheese and beer selection. Its a bit expensive though. They have a good selection of beer bottles. Lots of belgians here too. Nice knowledgable, helpful and friendly staff.

What's Your Opinion?
Add your review

Checked In

Proximity Map

View Proximity Map
Print Travel Map

Proper Glassware
Real Ales
Edit Info | Add an Event  
Copyright © 2000-2015,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
about us
About RateBeer
New Beers
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50