TÝrst (Torst) | Brooklyn, New York
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TÝrst (Torst)
World Class based on 87 ratings
Type: Bar

615 Manhattan Ave
Brooklyn, New York United States 11222 [ print map ]
718 389 6034

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Hours: Sun - Wed 12:00 PM - 12:00 AM; Thu-Sat 12:00 PM - 3:00 AM

Mayor: jredmond (6) | Affiliated user(s) here Jeppe, kmercado | Taps: 21 | Bottles: 150-200

TÝrst (Torst)

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Beer Available At TÝrst (Torst) (arranged by most recent)
Omnipollo Hypnopompa (Bourbon BA) 99, Oxbow Freestyle No. 28 (Blonde IPA) , Virtue Lapinette 90, Other Half Flavor Particles , Evil Twin Hop Flood 95, Evil Twin Imperial Biscotti Break 100, Evil Twin Even More Jesus 100, Evil Twin Lilí B 99, Threes Voluntary Exile , Maine Beer Red Wheelbarrow 98, Hitachino Nest Anbai 91, Rothaus Pils Tannenzšpfle 46, Hofstettner Gífrorenís Aurora (PE) Iced IPA 91, Stillwater Contemporary Works - Surround 96, Gífrornís heller bock , Third Rail Field 2 Farmhouse Ale , Liefmans Goudenband 98, Jester King / Evil Twin Worldís Worst Twin 88, Lammin Sahti (US Version) 39, Thirsty Dog Wulver 99
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87 reviews for TÝrst (Torst)
 Ambiance  87%
 Service  88%
 Selection  91%
 Food  84%
 Value  77%
 Overall  90%
 Rating  99%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 18/20
mfp13jr  (45) Glenville, New York | April 4, 2014
Love coming in to see whatís coming next...that is if you can find the door. Love the minimalistic feel of the marble and wooden tap handles. Staff is quite knowledgeable and friendly....They also play their own spotify...so ask if you donít like the music.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 18/20
mrmartin  (43) New York, New York | March 20, 2014
Beautiful bar. Fantastic build. Food options are tasty. Service was acceptable not exceptional. Crowd kind varies depending on the time of day. Fantastic selection of beer. 20 taps half were Evil Twin (who own the place?) *it was freezing cold when i was in there last as in we were all bundled up. Didnt seem to bother anyone though since the beer is soooo good. Must go if you are a beer person and are visiting from out of town.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 19/20
Mjp12  (42) York, England | April 6, 2015| Updated April 18, 2015
Minimalist Nordic cool interior, 21 taps on today, with 5 sheets of bottles. The bread is fantastic
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
jonnyguns  (41) , Australia | November 7, 2014
This place is just world class. From the marble bench tops to the sexy tap display, this place screams awesome. Great beer list - lots of BIG beers. Bottle list is amazing too. The bar tenders are so cool. Let us drink after hours with them then we kicked on to a cocktail bar. Just an amazing night thanks Torst for the hospitality.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 19/20
MaxxDaddy  (31) Hoboken, New Jersey | March 11, 2013
Plenty of love here so far, and Iím not gonna be the one that changes that. Really like the decor in this place; some really nice wooden tables and the bar is pretty snazzy. Not to mention the draft list, which is written on a bunch of mirrors. Only downside of this was the choice of marker used to write the beer names; the beer names were very difficult to see (it seems Jeppe is going to fix this as of this review writing). The draft and bottle lists are truly spectacular and ones that I donít think can be matched anywhere in the US (unless/until Mikkel does a similar thing in San Francisco). Of course, with such a crazy bottle list, be prepared to pay top-dollar for the "whales." Thatís just how it is and I donít fault Jeppe for it at all. As you may have noticed, I didnít give Torst a 100. My reason for this is likely because of some opening day jitters among the bar staff. It took me about 5-7 minutes to get my first beer at the bar. Things got a bit better as the day went on, but I think Iíll reserve upgrading my score until Iím there in the evening, which will be in just a few short days. That said, I have no problem calling Torst my #2 bar ever behind Akkurat, in terms of beer selection. Torst is most deserving of world-class status and I will come back here every chance I get (in spite of having to take the G train to get there). Cheers Jeppe on an amazing beer destination and hopefully just as great a food destination as well!
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 19/20
tmrmwel  (31) Bergen, Norway | August 29, 2013
A very modern and minimalist place, hid behind one of the most unnoticeable doors in Brooklyn. The place is not very big, but itís light and inviting, with simple wooden furniture. Very cool bar with 21 taps, also in wood, ranging from light to dark, and with three size options on most taps. The selection is top class, both when it comes to styles, breweries. The focus seems to be evenly geographically divided, making this one of obvious places for good European brew in the city. Obviously a lot of whatís on are one offs and hard to get stuff, and taps seem rotate rather quickly. The bottle list equally impressive, and quite extensive given the limited releases on some of the bottles. Staff is service minded, knowledgeable and more than willing to give advice or discuss beer. Itís not, per se, a cheap place, but still it terrific value for money.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 19/20
Pallieter85  (26) , Belgium | November 14, 2013
Short review. Great ambiance and a lot of nice folks to talk to. Knowledgeable and friendly staff. Great selection on draft. An example for beer bars around the world. Love this place!
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 18/20
jenray  (22) Houston, Texas | April 14, 2015
I have been here twice and enjoyed both visits a lot. It is a rather small place, at least by Texas standards, that has a modern Scandinavian-style interior. I sat at the bar both visits and the bartenders were very friendly and helpful. I tried some great beers both times and I kind of like the standard signiture glassware that all the beer comes in. I ordered food during both visits and ejoyed the interesting offerings. Had my first fiddlehead fern here, which came on my cheese plate. Who knew people ate fern. Anyway, great place that I will try to get back to next time Iím in the area.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 18/20
flyingrabbit  (21) , France | May 11, 2014
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 20/20
salvaticas  (20) , | May 23, 2013
Nice ambiance, they certainly put a lot of work into it. The bar itself is beautiful. I didnít go in the back room, I just wish the main room was a little larger and lighter. I thought the service was great, they had lots of bartenders on hand so I never had to wait. Part of me wishes they had table service but if the bar service is always that good it doesnít matter. The selection was obviously amazing; the most unique beer list iíve ever seen. They did a really good job of including everything from very low ABV to very high, and lots of variety with styles. Perhaps maybe a little heavy on the porter/stouts, especially given it was late spring. Others have complained about the value but I didnít think it was that bad. Welcome to new york! I also like the ability to get 8oz pours. I have to give this place a 20 overall though, just for the pure ridiculousness of it. A great addition to BK and a great effort.

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