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Dec 3, 2008 07:04 AM

Only in Manhatten for the day - Good Beer Bar?

I'll be in Manhatten, arriving at Penn Station this weekend. I'll be on foot and wanted to find a good beer bar within walking distance. I'd like to drink the local stuff, but any good lineup of quality craft brews would be fine.

Thanks for the sage advice.

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  1. Search for a post over the last day or two called Top 10 Bars for Beer Snobs .
    you will find suggestions there.
    Walking distance from Penn are the Gingerman on W36 & a new one called Rattle n Hum on W33rd There is also House of Brews on W46th

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      1. Jimmy's Corner is a great old school place. But it isn't at all a "good beer bar" with "quality craft brews" that the OP requested.

        I've been to House of Brews (mentioned above) and it's okay. But I haven't been to the other two mentioned in that neighborhood.

        1. I love Jimmy's Corner but it's a beer bar only in the sense that it serves Budweiser and Rolling Rock.

        2. The Gingerman is definitely within walking distance and is definitely a real serious beer bar. I would definitely recommend it.

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          1. re: vatl619

            Definitely Gingerman, 36th St between 5th and Madison.