Since the Beer Travelers’ charter is to help readers find interesting places to drink interesting beer, here’s a bit more about the bars in this column:
3312 Plaza Drive, New Albany, IN
A particularly well-chosen 23 beers on taps, covering a spectrum of styles. Also about 160 to 170 beers by the bottle.
405 S. Gilbert St., Iowa City, IA
A dozen beers on tap and about 100 on the bottle, with the selection as wide as distributors will provide. The best-sellers are Sierra Nevada Pale Ale and Rogue Dead Guy Ale.
O’Brien’s Microbrew Pub
4646 Convoy St., San Diego, CA
Twenty beers on tap, mostly harder-to-find micros, with domestic products by the bottle. The best-selling beer is Sierra Nevada Harvest Ale.
199 N. Lumpkin St., Athens, GA
A solid selection of 10 beers on tap and an adventurous 100 beers by the bottle. Also well known for its selection of single malts (more than 50).
The Country Inn
1380 County Route 3, Krumville, NY
Ten beers on tap, but the bottle menu with 500 choices is legendary. “I guess I have a reputation for searching out new beers,” owner Larry Erenburg says.