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Brickskeller - CLOSED

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Now called the Bier Baron - I have been to the old 'skellar many times.

A Bier Baron/Brickskellar visit can range from 2 to 4 stars. . . The service is average to quite... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2012
Has Reopened as "Bier Baron Beer Bar"

We were visiting DC, and friends back home recommended the Brickskeller bar. They said very... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2011
Atlanta, Georgia
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  • Excellent6%
  • Very good12%
  • Average39%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible31%
15 Feb 2012
“Now called the Bier Baron - I have been to the old 'skellar many times.”
9 Sep 2011
“Has Reopened as "Bier Baron Beer Bar"”
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1523 22nd St NW, Washington DC, DC 20037-1005
Dupont Circle
+1 202-293-1885
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Reviewed 15 February 2012

A Bier Baron/Brickskellar visit can range from 2 to 4 stars. . . The service is average to quite awful depending on who you get. All the reviews and anecdotes here about the bad service are quite true. . .the staff has (historically) acted like...More

2  Thank rudedog46
Reviewed 9 September 2011

We were visiting DC, and friends back home recommended the Brickskeller bar. They said very popular for the BEER!! When trying to find location in Dupont Circle area--couldn't find it. Met up with Husband's friend and he mentioned going to Bier Baron that he thinks...More

3  Thank JLA72
Reviewed 15 December 2010

To all the people writing those horrible reveiws, there is good news: the Brickskeller is closing within the week. To those who saw it as a DC icon, well you better hurry before it's gone. As someone who works in DC, I have spent many...More

Thank NeedPivo
Reviewed 31 October 2010

Probably the worst service ever. Several minutes to be greeted. Dirty tablecloth. Waited for at least 10 min. for drink orders. Waited an additional 10 before we were approached so that we could order food. Told it would be 30-60 minutes due to the kitchen...More

1  Thank jjoneswv
Reviewed 20 July 2010

I used to go here regularly when I lived near DC, but the last several times have been more and more disappointing. They have a really impressive list of bottled beers, but at any given time they probably only have about half of them available,...More

1  Thank codhollandaise
Reviewed 9 May 2010

Went in this bar, it is dirty but we were so hungry and thirsty...waited over 15 min and never saw a single waitress and the place was not busy.....so we walked out.

Thank ldsowels
Reviewed 6 January 2009

My main question is, why do people go here? Did the false advertising of 1,000 different beers available and terrible service lure you in? A group of 8 of us beer-lovers went here based on recommendations from many friends and the Washington Post’s own Going...More

2  Thank whateverWashDc
Reviewed 21 November 2008

It is a "dive," but my husband loved it. After an afternoon of working (he was traveling on business, and I tagged along), he needed to just relax, and this was the perfect place. We were able to sit in the front room and try...More

1  Thank MBAmom
Reviewed 22 September 2008

The Brickskeller is a beer bar with an unbelievable selection of beer. They claim over 1,000 different beers and it is true. The menu goes on and on for many pages of small print. There are surely beers you will have trouble finding anywhere else....More

Thank ToPerambulate
Reviewed 2 June 2008

Brickskeller is some place everyone should probably go at least once. It "has" a great beer selection on paper, but you and your fellow drinkers should bet (money or drinks) on what drinks on the menu they will actually have in stock. A waitress once...More

2  Thank thejuiceisloose
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