America's Best Beer Bars

Photo by: Cassandra Hubbart
Spuyten Duyvil, Brooklyn, NY

The six rotating taps in this narrow, eclectic bar are stellar, but it's the collection of obscure domestic and imported bottles that attracts ... more 
Photo by: Cassandra Hubbart
Spuyten Duyvil, Brooklyn, NY

The six rotating taps in this narrow, eclectic bar are stellar, but it's the collection of obscure domestic and imported bottles that attracts loyal beer geeks-especially Belgian brews like Kerkom Blond, a bitter refresher from a farmhouse brewery in Flanders. The bar offers pickle plates and other snacks, but for substantial food, head across the street to Fette Sau; the same owners transformed a former mechanic's garage into Brooklyn's premiere barbecue joint. less 
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Tue, Mar 12, 2013 5:36 PM EDT
By Justine Sterling, Food & Wine



In the dark days before the craft beer boom of the 1980s, much of the beer sold in America was as uninspired as the generic bars that served it. But now historic beers, micro bottlings and hyperlocal selections fill bars worth traveling to. Here, Food & Wine names America's Best Beer Bars.



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