New York City does not want for places where beer geeks can congregate in hoppy, sudsy bliss. You can find beer-centric bars with seasonally rotating taps, brewmaster-hosted special events, and lists that rival a child's Christmas wish list in length. Not to be overlooked, also, are the handful of craft brew-stocked specialty shops — lined floor-to-ceiling with exciting, and often hard-to-find selections.
It's an embarrassment of riches, really, but that doesn't mean local beer geeks would turn up their mugs at the news that they just got a little bit richer. Recently joining the city's beer enthusiast landscape is The Growler Station, Greenwich Village's fresh-faced craft beer store.
Here's a taste of what you can expect to find there: 24 craft beers on tap (available for purchase in 32-ounce, 64-ounce, and 2-liter growlers), 300-plus labels by the bottle, customizable six-packs, and craft beer tastings with local breweries.
What's more, tech-savvy hopheads can geek out exploring the Beer Wizard App on the store's two iPads. Using the app, customers can sort through the shop's selections by characteristics like color, bitterness, and alcohol level, as well as get food pairing suggestions.
So what do you think, have a craving for craft beer yet?