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mfp13jr (17) Glenville, New York | April 4, 2014
82 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 17/20
German beer hall says it all. Taps of about 20-25, with varying selection....Can you say Mango Habanero IPA? Plenty of sours and belgians around. Staff is quick and aims to please. Love all the brats on pretzel hot dog rolls. Food list is basic, but good. Hard to decide if it is better when the weather warms up and the garage doors are open, or when itís colder and the fireplace is roaring....One of my favorite places around.
LilBeerDoctor (335) Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | December 15, 2013
78 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD 10/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 15/20
A top notch German sausage restaurant/bar in Williamsburg. I visited in April 2012 and it was quite busy. A very large place with seats outside and in, very spacious. Largely features sausage - I tried the rabbit/veal, venison, and duck, which were super tasty. $8-11 each, they ainít cheap! The beer menu is fairly extensive, a large representation of German styles, but others as well. Nothing crazy, but definitely solid craft offerings. Overall, worth it for a food and beer stop in NYC.
jredmond (171) Manhattan, New York | February 23, 2013
76 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD 9/10 VALUE N/A OVERALL 15/20
Huge beer hall with nice selection of German beers and some american ipas and ciders. Food was fantastic.
bmerz (121) Brooklyn, New York | October 21, 2012
76 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 14/20
A good option for a large group, especially on a nice day. Really well designed semi industrial beer hall on the park between Williamsburg and Greenpoint. The sausages are solid. The beer list is as well. Itís not going for beer geek cred but they do a good job for both taps and bottles. Iíve never been close to bored. The service for food and beer is all from the bar which is both nice and annoying...Iíd rather have that than wait for a server forever like other beer halls do.
keithk (11) brooklyn, New York | May 31, 2012
58 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 3/10 SELECTION 6/15 FOOD 3/10 VALUE 4/10 OVERALL 16/20
Beer list is about 25 taps, mostly American craft and German which is by definition mostly blondish, mostly straightforward pilsner, kolsch, octoberfest, etc. Not overly interesting, definitely oriented towards summer drinking in a beer hall atmosphere. Bottle list is a little more varied, including some belgians.
Big and airy, easy on the eyes, walls all open up to the outside on a nice day, some seating out front on the park side...itís pleasant EXCEPT the music was grating. From trance-y dance music to reggae, everything I heard was annoying and detracted from the experience.
A handful of wursts are available, the one I had was very good, but itís annoying to pay 3 dollars for kraut.
So in short there was not enough interesting beer on tap and several alienating factors which keep me from getting too enthusiastic about this place.
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