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Bar Tausend

Bar Tausend’s increasing international reputation as a hot Berlin nightspot has not made it any easier to find. Its well-concealed entrance—an unmarked door by the train tracks down by the…

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Brauhaus Südstern

With its exposed brick and dark wood interior, its small front patio and its even smaller beer garden area in the back, Brauhaus Südstern looks like an ordinary bar-restaurant. However…

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Herman Belgian Bar

For a country of limited geographical size, Belgium produces a bewildering amount of great beer. If your love of Belgian brews goes beyond the occasional Leffe or Duvel, Herman Belgian…

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Hopfenreich

Berlin’s newest craft beer bar, Hopfenreich, was opened in the summer of 2014 by the organizers of the Berlin Bier Fest. The bar, located in a former restaurant in Kreuzberg’s…

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Loch Ness

The Scottish-themed Loch Ness Pub prides itself on having the best selection of whiskies in the city. However its principal attraction for beer lovers and British expats—for whom the American-style…

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Vagabund Brauerei

If you’re serious about beer, this is your first port of call in Berlin. Located in the northern borough of Wedding—far from the city’s hippest spots, but just down the…

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Becketts Kopf

The name means "Beckett’s Head"—as in Samuel Beckett—and you’ll have to look for his iconic face if you want to locate the entrance to this intimate cocktail bar in Prenzlauer…

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Le Croco Bleu

While many of Berlin’s cocktail bars look to the first half of the 20th century for inspiration, Le Croco Bleu—located in the newly redeveloped Bötzow brewery complex in Prenzlauer Berg…