Sometimes I get so caught up in the world of craft beer that you forget to simply go out and have a drink. With all the Russian Imperial Stouts, limited-release whatevers and barrel-aged fancy-pants brews these days, sometimes I forget that beer is not meant to be served four ounces at a time. Thankfully, that’s where places like the new Bierhaus NYC — midtown’s newest, 200-person German biergarden — come into play.
With six different Hofbräu draft lines (renging in style from strong bock to dunkel to the obligatory Original lager), a balcony overlooking 3rd Avenue and an assortment of traditional German fare, the Bierhaus NYC can easily become your new favorite after work hangout or trusty refuge near Grand Central Station. We recently had a chance to join the Stueben Parade and a few hundred German-American for the soft opening. With polka music by Alpine Squeeze, countless liters of beer and more than a few obligatory pretzels, its easy to see why the Bierhaus NYC may just become my favorite new midtown beer refuge. Click through for photos from Monday’s soft opening
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