Long before craft entered the lexicon, there was Blind Tiger, one of the OGs of the New York beer scene. Since its arrival in 1995, Blind Tiger has achieved legendary status thanks to a meticulously curated program and some of the city's best bar food. The 28 taps ($6.50--$11), two casks and one gravity keg (usually $7), plus more than 80 bottles ($7--$55), make this the first port of call for brewhounds who want to track down pours they can't find anywhere else. Weekly events, including meet-the-brewer nights and frequent style showcases, help drinkers navigate the hunt.
|Venue name:||Blind Tiger Ale House|
281 Bleecker St
|Cross street:||at Jones St|
|Opening hours:||Daily 11:30am–4am|
|Transport:||Subway: A, C, E, B, D, F, to W 4th St; 1 to Christopher St–Sheridan Sq|
|Price:||Average drink: $7. AmEx, MC, V|
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