With over 600 varieties available to purchase as well as a tasting bar and beer-centric events like brewmaster visits and book signings, this Lower East Side store is Disneyland for brewheads. And, since it’s open until 2am on Friday and Saturday nights, even late-night cravings for Sexual Chocolate can be fulfilled. (We’re talking about the Russian imperial stout, of course.)
Your corner bodega may have a decent selection of IPAs, but every beer geek knows the best brews in the city are generally found at a beer store, not at a place that also sells an egg and cheese on a hard roll. Whether you’re looking for the latest limited offering from Evil Twin, hunting down the best new beers to order so you look super cool at beer gardens or just stocking up for the best picnic ever, these shops are sure to make you very hoppy, er, happy.
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