Spuyten Duyvil | Brooklyn, New York
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Spuyten Duyvil
Excellent based on 125 ratings
Type: Bar

359 Metropolitan Ave.
Brooklyn, New York United States 11211 [ print map ]
718 963 4140

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Mayor: mansquito (4) | Taps: 6 | Bottles: 60

Spuyten Duyvil

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Beer Available At Spuyten Duyvil (arranged by most recent)
Crooked Stave Vieille Artisanal 99, Jolly Pumpkin #47 Thai Basil 83, Mikkeller/Prairie American Style 96, Magic Rock Magic 8 Ball 98, Mikkeller/Three Floyds Boogoop 99, Two Roads Rye 95 51, Smisje Oudenaarde Imperial Sour Ale , To Øl/Omnipollo Brewmance Imperial Bourbon Barrel Aged Wild Honey Stout 98, Omnipollo Agamemnon 98, Crooked Stave Nightmare on Brett (Bourbon) 97, Crooked Stave Nightmare on Brett 99, Allagash James Bean 96, The Monarchy Happy XMas from Dresden , Stillwater / L’Anjub - Aloja 78, Freigeist Salzspeicher Sour Porter - Raspberry 86, Freigeist Hibiskuss 57, Freigeist Salzspeicher Sour Porter - Cherry 84, Freigeist Phoebe Caulfield 93, Freigeist Leipziger Gose Quittelsdorf 94, Freigeist Geisterzug Gose Rhabarber 91
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125 reviews for Spuyten Duyvil
 Ambiance  86%
 Service  79%
 Selection  83%
 Food  71%
 Value  62%
 Overall  82%
 Rating  95%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
tympanic  (6) New York, New York | May 26, 2010
I’m a snobby Manhattanite, I guess, but this joint is well worth the trip to Brooklyn. Beer!
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 7/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 17/20
NewYawker  (6) New York, New York | March 20, 2004| Updated March 21, 2004
This place reminded me of being in Amsterdam. Like a little coffee cafe, the have a clean bar and very cool cieling fans. the furniture is eclectic, and the art work is set up like a flea market. Everything has price tag on it. Joe the owner and bartender, was a great guy and he spent time with us teaching us about his trips to Belgium. There were six taps which feature Dogfish 90 minute, Reissdorf Kolsch among others, and one cask ale. The best part was the amazing bottle selection which had a great deal of Belgian and French beers. Not that pricy for NY either. The food selecition of fine cheese and crusty French bread complements beer well. I only wish they had more American beers there, but Joe doesn't want to have beers that are so easy to get. IMO, though, some more craft brewed American Micros would make this place even better. Great beer bar!
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
vferg  (5) Livingston, New Jersey | October 27, 2009
Basically the place is very small, tight getting in and out and basically if you had to go I would try to visit on days in the summer when you can enjoy a glass in the amazing backyard beer garden area. Nothing beats it. The service was nice and attentive but sometimes felt distant which was odd at times. But who cares about those things, your here for the beer! and the beer here is fantastic! Decent sized tap list with about 6 always on and a great bottle list. Mostly you would come here if you were craving a great sour or lambic since that’s what seems to be about half of their stock which is fine by me. Only problem is they are a bit pricey at times and would only come here for special occasions. They definitely have some of the best bar events in a year and if you can attend one of those I think your rating for this place would go up just a bit. Overall Its one of the top bars in Brooklyn offering some of the most unique and best beer out in that area.
andrewboss  (5) New York | June 25, 2007| Updated July 14, 2007
Some observations: 1) Fantastic ambiance. Very cozy. 2) Amazing selection. I would have liked a few more mainstream beers, but that’s not a big deal. 3) A bit pricey - which makes it a very rare treat for a guy like me. 4) Service could have been better, but I didn’t get served by Owner Joe.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
Crockett  (5) Southampton,Ontario, Ontario | October 21, 2013
Not a massive selection, but this is a great bar for a friendly visit of like minded beer geeks. Very friendly.
maltydog  (4) Brooklyn, New York | September 20, 2004
A wonderful selection of beers, and great atmosphere. Even though the number of drafts is only six, I still often find that there are a higher number of really good drafts here than at bars with 20-30 drafts! The bottles are actually over a hundred rather than 60! I am happy to say this place is a local to me.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 10/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 19/20
cathschlag  (4) Montréal, Quebec | May 9, 2006
Une expérience tout simplement hallucinante! Des bières incroyables, des fromages savoureux, une ambiance du tonnerre avec une clientèle relax et cool, des employés sympathiques qui connaissent admirablement bien la bière, bref, un endroit INCONTOURNABLE. Seule critique : peu être un peu cher, mais pour de la qualité, j’imagine qu’il n’y a pas de prix... Merci à Aaron pour m’avoir fait découvrir de nouvelles bière et pour avoir été si sympathique.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 16/20
pastemaker  (4) Decatur, Georgia | March 4, 2008
Worth the trip out to Brooklyn. The beer selection wasn’t quite what I’d heard about, but still well beyond even the typical Belgian bar, and the meat and cheese plates are great. A little expensive, even for quality beer, but a cool place nonetheless.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 19/20
Aeneas  (3) Port Jefferson Station, New York | November 6, 2006
Simply the best beer bar in NY! The small size and relative isolation of Spuyten make it really a niche bar. They have 6 taps and a cask and an incredible bottle selection of hard to find beers from around the world. The bartenders are friendly and very knowledgable about their beers. Spuyten serves light fare including meat and cheese plates, olives and some sweets, all of which serve to compliment the beer. If you’re in NYC and miss this one, you should not forgive yourself!
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 15/20
ParkSloper  (3) New York | September 12, 2007
I went shortly after it opened, and it already had the look and feel of a place that was bound to become an institution. Great selection, knowledgeable tenders, tasty eats, aesthetic but not precious decor---no failings to report. If only if were bigger . . .

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