Woodwork

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80 Good

A Prospect Heights bar functioning as both a soccer haven and a solid source of international beers and organic, locally sourced grub.

583 Vanderbilt Ave., Brooklyn, NY, 11238

718-857-5777

http://woodworkbk.com

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The lowdown

In its mission to satisfy both footies and foodies, this Prospect Heights bar functions as both a soccer haven and a solid source of international beers and organic, locally-sourced grub. The impressive oak bar—whose repurposed wood hails from a dairy farm in Massachussetts–and the surrounding tables offer plenty of good views of the action. And there’s a lot of action, as the numerous 50-inch flatscreen televisions basically turn the place into the Batcave of futbol. The drink selection helps the faithful get even more into the team spirit by importing an extensive variety of beers and wines from key soccer nations, while house specials like the Pickleback (a shot of whiskey chased by chilled pickle juice) and the Fuck-it-Bucket (six beers for the price of five) come in handy for celebrating wins (or, alternately, mourning losses). Tasty food options, like chorizo mac and cheese, help soak it all up, so there’s no need to worry about rowdy hooliganism.

What you need to know

Insider Tips Show up between 4 and 7 p.m. Monday to Friday for happy hour drinks.

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