Beer Run in Chelsea is sort of like a mullet - there are refrigerators stocked with cans in the front, and a tiny bar with about twelve taps in the back. Of all the spots on this list, it’s one of the smallest. So you can sit here with about five other people and feel like you’re in a special beer club called The Imperial Stouts.
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Cooper’s Craft & Kitchen
The Cooper’s Craft & Kitchen in the East Village isn’t great, but the one in Chelsea is nicer, cozier, and good enough for first date.
Cull & Pistol
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Bohemian Hall & Beer Garden
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