Blind Tiger Ale House | New York, New York
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Blind Tiger Ale House
World Class based on 242 ratings
Type: Bar

281 Bleecker St
New York, New York United States 10014 [ print map ]
212 462 4682

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Hours: Mon - Sun 11:30 AM - 4:00 AM


Mayor: beerbill (9) | Taps: 32 | Bottles: 20


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Beer Available At Blind Tiger Ale House (arranged by most recent)
Other Half Green Diamonds Imperial IPA 94, 508 Old Salty 2014 , Other Half Kerstperiode , Victory Harvest Ale 97, Ninkasi Believer Double Red 95, Founders Dark Penance Imperial Black IPA 98, Firestone Walker Wookey Jack Black Rye IPA 100, Almanac Dogpatch Sour 99, Ithaca Flower Power IPA 97, Pretty Things Bocky Bier , Other Half Short, Dark, & Handsome , Other Half Nelson IPA , Other Half Veldrijden Love - Chardonnay Barrel , Other Half Experimental 06300 Stout , Kuka Ginger Mango IPA , Galaxy Dark Star Black Hop Ale , Smuttynose Pumpkin Ale 66, Speakeasy Blind Tiger 92, Elysian Punkuccino Coffee Pumpkin Ale 99, TrŲegs Master Of Pumpkins 91
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242 reviews for Blind Tiger Ale House
 Ambiance  81%
 Service  78%
 Selection  86%
 Food  78%
 Value  75%
 Overall  84%
 Rating  97%
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86
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 17/20
crizay  (128) Brook Park , Ohio | September 4, 2007| Updated May 15, 2008
The only place I went to twice. Awesome selection with I believe 4 casks at the time. Awesome pub atmostphere with old wood floors and seating. Real small and can be hard to get a spot but itís worth it. Tons of bottles to choose from also but with like 300% markups which I would never pay. Food was real good mostly appetizer type of stuff but the BBQ chicken quesadilla we had both nights was awesome so was the corny russian. Good local NY selection of beers, Iíll be back for sure.
74
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 15/20
Zeswaft  (113) Seattle, Washington | July 13, 2007
nhorween took me out here and it was a good time. big taplist of mostly domestic crafts, esp. northeast.. all of which were quality. they had a few cask beers but they didnít appeal to me. there was one bartender that was a pretty big douche bag. we had some sandwiches that were decent. typical pub food. pints of sixpoint and red rocket were the same price ($6) as a miller lite that i got at some guido yankees bar. i remember at some drunken point saying "this place is fucking awesome". nick told me it would be packed when we got there and then clear out around 11. boy was he right. i was pretty buzzed by the time i got there and wasted by the time i left but i remember really liking the quaint atmosphere, sort of a hipster pub. iíd go back in a heartbeat. Iíll give the service a medium ranking only because nickís friend worked there and he hooked him up.
88
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 17/20
JB175  (43) Bucks County, Pennsylvania | July 12, 2007
Really cool place that was easy to find with decent food and a friendly staff. Tap selection is nice - lots of Capt. Lawrence, Sixpoint, etc. About 25-30 taps, multiple cask beers, and around 50 bottles - some of the rarest stuff around (Heavyweight Old Salty, CL Cuvee de Castleton). The downside here is price (yeah, its Manhattan) but not bad considering where you are and what they have.
78
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 15/20
HopHeadinAZ  (2) Arizona | June 21, 2007
Probably the best beer bar in Manhattan. I went there for the first time during a Thursday night post work rush. The place is smaller and with the crowd it was a little loud. We were able to get a seat at the bar and everything went well from there. We got to take advantage of the unique collection of beers from Iron Hill and Sly Fox. I ordered the first beer on my own, an Odyssey DIPA which was great but a poor first choice. Itís hard to go anywhere from those hops. The owner was helpful in leading me to my second choice, a refreshing Iron Hill Saison. The staff is friendly and helpful and have a solid knowledge of their beer. I liked the place so much I made a quick trip back on Sunday before my flight.
72
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 14/20
troyc  (147) Illinois | June 18, 2007
An all right place. Bartender seemed nice, and the atmosphere was friendly. Didnít try the food, but the beers were presented in proper glasswear. Pretty crowded. Some of the stuff that was on the menu wasnít on tap at the time, unfortunately.
94
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 19/20
Flyer  (50) Hartland, Wisconsin | May 26, 2007| Updated August 21, 2007
Iím re-rating the Tiger after my second trip to its new location. God, I love this place. This time I came later in the day, when it wasnít shoulder-to-shoulder, and I actually got to sit at the bar, where Alan was able to talk beer with me. Itís great the way heíll offer samples and figure out exactly what beer might be right for you given whatever youíre in the mood for. The atmosphere is, of course, pleasantly publike, but with lots of windows providing natural light. This is the kind of place where no-one feels like a stranger, because the sense of great beer-loving camaraderie washes over you as soon as you walk in the door. A couple years ago a complete stranger shared a $30 bottle of beer with me, so I was happy to pass on the favor by sharing my Pizza Port Old Viscosity with another complete stranger -- this is the kind of place that inspires you to do things like that. And thereís nothing more to say about the selection than that itís simply amazing -- the best anywhere. All the bartenders are knowledgable and efficient.
92
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 18/20
haukur  (27) Reykjavik, Iceland | May 25, 2007
The best pub Iīve been to in my whole life! Draft selection is out of this world and the bottle collection outstanding, some great vintage beers also! Best sandwiches Iīve tasted and the staff knew alot about beer, and it didnt hurt that the female staff was very good looking! Anyway, the best pub Iīve been to by far
100
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 20/20
UofFkid  (32) Orlando, Florida | May 24, 2007
One of the best beer joints Iíve ever been too! Great atmosphere. Place is very small which cuts down on the ability to speak with the staff. But the atmosphere is very local and the beer offering is the best. We chose the grilled cheese to tide us over until our next stop. Very good! I recommend this to anyone from out of town looking to take in some City life along with a great beer!
88
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 18/20
BeerBelcher  (134) Columbus, Ohio | May 4, 2007
I was in New York one night this week for work, and the amount I heard about this place made it totally necessary I stop in at the Blind Tiger, and I was very pleased I did. This place lives up to its billing. It seems that every vertical surface in the bar was covered with the barís offerings, they had a ton of selection. And since I live in the mid-west, there were many beers I hadnít seen before, which made the selection seem that much bigger. I visited late on a Wednesday, and I was amazed to see how packed the place was. This was regretable, and I wished I could have had a conversation with the staff beyond some shouting. The place is also smaller physically than I thought it would be, but there is a lot of beer packed into a small space! These criticisms aside, I canít say anything other than that this place is a canít miss. The next time I revisit NYC, I will be back...hopefully during the day when the atmosphere is a bit more conducive to sitting, chatting, thinking, and rating.
84
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 17/20
Sammy  (561) Toronto, Ontario | May 1, 2007
This re-opened place (I do not know myself how it was before) is in a corner of Greenwich Village near some other clubs. It is a standout craft beer pub. Room to stand around or socialize around a basic table, with an alert bartender Lol, and rapidly changing taps. I think there were 20 taps and 2 useable casks. There was also a top notch bottle selection, though nothing I could not buy much cheaper at a good store. I was comfortable here, and the beer was served fresh and right.

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