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Spuyten Duyvil

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359 Metropolitan Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11211 40.714111 -73.955998
nr. Havemeyer St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
718-963-4140 Send to Phone

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    4 out of 10


    2 Reviews | Write a Review

  • Scene: Bar Food, Breweries/Beer Gardens, Outdoor Area
Photo by Robert K. Chin

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Mon-Fri, 5pm-2am; Sat-Sun, 1pm-2am

Nearby Subway Stops

G, L at Metropolitan Ave.-Lorimer St.

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No bar in the city pays more loving and thorough homage to beer—specifically Belgian beer, arguably the world’s best—than Spuyten Duyvil. In a neighborhood where $2 PBR rules the day, it's built an almost cultlike following around obscure imported microbrews. Beer geeks from Manhattan, Jersey, Connecticut, and beyond make the trek for a stunning selection of Belgian brews that’s broken down by region—Flemish and Wallonian. After that, there are more countries to sample, and a grand total of about 140 often-rare bottles, plus a rotating hand-pulled cask ale. The simple mahogany bar offers the best view of the voluminous chalkboard beer listings and a chance to chat up passionate owners Joe and Kim Carroll. Snacks—plates of cheese, meat, and Brooklyn-made pickles—stand up well to that bottle of rare Wallonian Blaugies.

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