Top Hops

Hops Stop

An LES Beer Bar Where Everything Is to Go

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72c7973cfcb28a9dbeb1f93518211650Giants. Packers.

Big game Sunday.

This one’s probably going to require some beer.

Unfortunately, we weren’t sure what kind of six-pack you’d want.

So we got them all.

Introducing Top Hops, a craft brew superstore (from a former Anheuser-Busch exec) that has direct access to the world’s entire beer supply, opening Saturday.

This is a bar. But then again, it isn’t.

Sure, they’ve got a 20-line tap and a black, semicircle-shaped counter to rest a pint and a basket of Martin’s Pennsylvania Dutch pretzels on. But the real draw here is the takeaway service: 64-ounce growlers. Build-your-own six-packs. All available cold and all available to go.

So this weekend (or on Super Bowl Sunday), you’ll swing by for a little pregame tailgate. Sample a pint of something you never heard of (they stock 800 bottles, including something called Founders Dirty Bastard) and split a charcuterie plate courtesy of Essex Street Market. Then, when it’s almost time for kickoff, have the barkeep cap you a couple of takeout growlers to bring home for the game.

And if they don’t currently have the beer you’re looking for, you can bet they’ll know a guy who knows a guy who knows a Belgian Trappist who can get it for you.

It’s always wise to keep a beer-brewing monk on speed dial.

Vitals

Top Hops
94 Orchard St
(near Delancey St)
New York, NY 10002
212-254-4677
website

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