You thought the original PiwPaw had not enough tap, well this one offers 92 of them.
My rating pretty much follows the original location rating. The new location is definitely better and in a better area. Staff still seem seemingly uninterested in beers. Samples are still 1zt which makes it rather a good place for ticks.
The place still offers this rather downtrodden Delirium Café atmosphere, and I am uncertain about how they manage to keep 92 taps on constant rotation with while keeping beers fresh. This is emphasized by the fact that most of the crowd that was there during my visit did not appear to have a single clue about craft and opted for the big German pils options.
All in all, this could have 15 in selection and a 10 in price but the fact that you never are sure of beer freshness reminds me that 92 taps does not make it a sign of doing a service to the craft beer world. The place would certainly be better served with having a staff that knows what they are serving, hearing some of the recommendations made by the latter was just proving that point.
To me it was yet another place boasting numbers but lacking a soul. Not sure that is what Warsaw needs, but probably the opposite.
Having already been to another branch I knew what to expect. It amazes me how a place can have so many taps, super ticker friendly portions and yet be so depressing and tragic. The beer is generally terrible, service is horrible and I challenge even the hardest ticker to get through everything here. We already did it once at one of the other places and sure as Hell couldnt do it again.
Better than the other location, but still lots to hate about the place other than the ticker-friendly offering: 1 PLN for 1 oz / 25mL samples. Beer selection is slightly better than the other location, but still not offering the better Polish micros. Service was fine - quick and efficient. If you visit a Piw Paw, definitely do this one.
The better one of PiwPaws we visited. Better atmoshpere, and everything. Yup, they have quite a long tap list, but more or less it's dominated by a few styles, so in the end diversity is not to huge. Took Lindemans Faro and Gueuze - it was good. It was late hour, so we couldn't order any food, but from what I saw, usually there is a possibility to grab a pizza.
Struggled a bit finding the entrance. Located in a side street where the touristy area of Warsaw seems to turn from good to bad touristy. Visited late but its open all of the time, clientele is drunk frat boys & sauced expats it appeared. This place seemed to be an ironic punishment for tickers at first, 95 taps, small tastes available for 1 zloty, wowza,.... The catch is that the names are like beer labels plastered at the back of the bar, wrongly written names, just descriptions of style,.... I cannot read that,.... It is like here are all of the ticks in the world but you will never know what they are. The staff was very friendly, they helped me with the names, wrote them down,... I still struggled, being drunk didn’t help either I guess. This place needs an online list or a bar or anything all. It took me to long to figure out that the taps started with rubbish sweet fruit beers,... There were a few interesting beers on tap like a Hopkins beers. Lots it was average or unexciting, not as bad as I had feared but little exciting. Plenty of beers from Bazyliszek which I didn’t see anywhere else, those were pretty okay. Some foreign stuff but the bad mainstream stuff. Bottles available, uninteresting mainstream stuff & 2 Artezan beers for insanely high prices, one easy to find elsewhere + Samiec Alfa for 100 zloty. It is clear what they are aiming at with that. Honestly despite their help, I felt a bit irritated here, ticking beer, thinking that I might never figure out what I have ticked, turns out one was unratable, other one I never found,... The atmosphere & everything is just not good. Being a ticker, I went here against better judgment. You know what you are getting. Small tip start at the end of the taps, more interesting styles & easier to find on RB beers.
Visited on 8th April 2017. A little bit of a struggle to find it as the entrance isn’t overly conspicuous. It’s a large, L-shaped bar, has a downstairs Vodka den too, decor is smart and modern, most of the tables were reserved when we visited but we found one with a later start. 95 beers on tap, the problem is they are really difficult to see what they are with the taps behind the bar we really struggled to work out brewers etc. A good mix of styles and a few Belgium beers, can have a 1zl pour of any beer you fancy so handy if you’re on your own or don’t to chug big pours of big beers. Service was OK, prices decent. Biggest number of taps by a long way but not my favourite bar. If you want to get a lot of beers in, this is your place!