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

Bierkraft
Excellent based on 64 ratings
Type: Bar

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

bierkraft.com | facebook | twitter

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


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


Bierkraft

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



Beer Available At Bierkraft (arranged by most recent)
Weltenburger Kloster Asam Bock 99, Yonkers Lager , Carton Panzanella 73, Maine Beer Another One 100, 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 94, 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 90, Allagash Red Howes 92, Adirondack Rye IPA , Oxbow Farmhouse Pale Ale 95, Left Hand Widdershins 92
More Beers Available Here
add beers to this location Sign in to add beer    |    Sign in to edit availabile beers    |    Print Shelftags    |    Customize Shelftags



64 reviews for Bierkraft
 Ambiance  73%
 Service  78%
 Selection  82%
 Food  80%
 Value  60%
 Overall  78%
 Rating  90%
90+
80
70
60
50-
Rating Distribution


60
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 9/20
Eyedrinkale  (129) Astoria, New York | November 23, 2004
The prices are high but you could find some gems. This place is more of a gourmet deli than a beer stop.
72
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 13/20
SpringsLicker  (131) Tennessee | November 3, 2004
Not far from American Beer Distributors which has a very good selection at far lower prices. Worth checking out however, if ABD fails to turn up what you are looking for and you must have a particular item. In addition to the wall fo coolers with all the beers, are meats, cheeses, and other gourmet items at equally high prices as the beer.
80
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 14/20
Rastacouere  (664) Montreal, Quebec | August 19, 2004
A dozen of big doors full of craft brews. No place for crap here. Very friendly owner. Probably the only place to find southampton imperial porter these days. they also had the grand cru, saison, old herb and double white. Whole lou pepe line up. Nice cider line-up. Not too distinctive except for the southamptons ultimately, well very distinctive, but I prefer new beer distributors selection and their prices are generally 33% lower. Deus was 30$ here, achel extra was 17, fruit lou pepes were 27, southamptons 750s are 14, celebrator was 4.50! Still, if you pass through brooklyn, Iíd say this is a good stop, but itís so close to american beer distributors which Iíve not seen that Iíd go there first. Next time I hit NY, I think I wonít bother and just stay in manhattan with superbly located New Beers distributor.
68
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 9/20
austinpowers  (152) New York, New York | January 22, 2004| Updated February 5, 2008
Bierkraft is the place to go for bottled beer if you want to pay more for cooler-kept beer that is exotic. Bierkraft is particularly strong with Belgian rarities like Cantillon, Fantome, and assorted other 750ml bottles that I donít generally buy but rather gape at in awe. Bierkraftís run by an ex-investment banker (Merrill) whose wife runs the cheese/chocolate side of the store, which is attached. Bierkraftís beer buyer is knowledgeable and they have a shifting rotation of US micros (many obscure NJ brands are represented like Ramstein and Ramapo Valley). This store carries exotic ciders (about six varieties, like Farnum Hill). In addition, Bierkraft has that hard-to-get lambic. IMHO, of the three major NYC bottle shops (New Beer, American Beer, and Biercraft), Biercraft is equally deserving of your time. Iíd call it a 3-way tie.

<< first< prev61-64next >last >>
What's Your Opinion?
Add your review


Checked In



Proximity Map

View Proximity Map
Print Travel Map

WiFi
Children
Patio
Proper Glassware
Seasonals
Real Ales
Singles
Growlers
Edit Info | Add an Event  
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50