This Cali-focused beer mecca strikes an ideal middle ground between a sports bar and a cocktail lounge: design savvy, but not pretentious; popular, but low pressure. (Bonus: You won’t be shelling out for $12 drinks.) You’ll find 31 California beers on tap, ranging from ciders and IPAs to stouts and hard-to-find sour ales. The long wraparound bar on the main floor is well-situated for casual mingling, while the booths upstairs are open seating.
|Venue name:||Hopwater Distribution|
850 Bush St
|Cross street:||at Taylor St|
|Opening hours:||Mon–Wed, Sun 5–11pm; Thu–Sat 6pm–1am|
|Transport:||Streetcar to Powell/bus 2, 3, 27, 30, 38, 45, 91|
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