Archive for the ‘Pub Crawl NYC Random Thoughts’ Category
Over the past week or so, we’ve had the privilege of visiting numerous recently opened spots. In Manhattan, we hit Manhattan Brewhouse, Taproom 307, Reichenbach Hall, Keg Room and a second location of Peter Dillon’s, among others. We especially liked Keg Room. Brief reviews of that spot and others to follow.
When is it gonna warm up around here in NYC? We’ve had only a handful of solid warm spring-like weather around here since the end of March. And we have not yet had three consecutive days of solid, warm spring-like weather (thinking high 60s-mid-70s). Springtime is a great NYC pub crawling opportunity, but not with the cold spring we’ve had around here thus far. Today’s weather forecast looks promising. So, maybe today, already in mid-May, will finally be the beginning of the solid NYC bar crawling weather!
We recently spent a weekend afternoon bar crawling to several recently-opened bars in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn. Among others, we hit Torst, Isle of Skye, Roebling Sporting Club and The Exley. All of them worth another visit. Look for brief reviews or pics on all of these spots in forthcoming posts.
According to a recent story at DNAinfo.com, Stout NYC will be opening a location in the Financial District. This is very exciting because the only thing better than one location of Stout NYC is two locations of Stout NYC! Full DNAinfo story here: http://www.dnainfo.com/new-york/20130405/financial-district/midtown-pub-stout-nyc-on-tap-open-financial-district
In Manhattan, we’re looking forward to visiting the cocktail bar, Attaboy on the LES. Attaboy’s location, 134 Eldridge Street, is the original location of Milk & Honey, the bar that started the speakeasy/artisnal cocktail craze back in the early aughts. Attaboy apparently is also a cocktail spot, but no reservations required. Over in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn, we recently learned of Isle of Skye, which is a Scotch bar. While we are not big scotch fans here at Pub Crawl NYC, the bar also has a large selection of Scottish beers, which we expect will keep us occupied for sometime. Perhaps an addition to the Williamsburg craft-beer focused NYC bar crawl. Lastly, in Astoria, Queens, we still need to visit the Singlecut Beersmith’s brewery for some tastings. As always, we’ll keep you informed of our findings on these and other spots.
On April 7, 1933, the Cullen-Harrison Act became law, allowing the manufacture and sale of beer that was up to 4% alcohol-by-volume. It wasn’t until December 5, 1933 that the full repeal of Prohibition was complete.