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The airy Scandinavian-inspired space features 21 taps that sometimes rotate hourly.

615 Manhattan Ave., Brooklyn, NY, 11222



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The lowdown

Jeppe Jarnit-Bjergsø, the Dane behind Evil Twin Brewing, settled into this grand, cutting-edge home in Greenpoint in 2013. The airy Scandinavian-inspired space features 21 taps with wood handles that correspond to the beer’s color, and sometimes rotate hourly. The whole line is temperature-controlled and regulated by a carefully calibrated system that lets bartenders dispense a perfectly carbonated, exactly 38-degree pilsner into Tørst’s custom stemware. The draft list is scrawled on an oversize mirror behind the bar — you may find an Evil Twin standard like Bikini Beer or Femme Fatale Brett, or one of Jarnit-Bjergsø’s favorites from brewers such as Stillwaterthe BrueryHof Ten Dormaal, or Brouwerij de Molen. There are another 200 beers in bottles, and Tørst’s food is worth a special mention: Better-than-usual cheese plates and fresh rugbrød, aka thick, dark Danish rye.

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DrinksBeer and Wine

Noise LevelCivilized