America's Best Beer Bars

In the dark days before the craft beer boom of the 1980s, much of the beer sold in America was as uninspired as the generic bars that ser...
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Über Tavern, Seattle, WA

A large industrial sign across the front of the bar reads "Kegs to Go," but patrons come for the potent beers on tap, most of which contain an above-average 8 percent alcohol or more. Along with a terrific selection of Belgian, German and American beers, the tap list also features meads (honey wine) like Skyriver Meadery's sweet, raspberry version. Monitors above the bar list all the kegs in the order they were tapped, along with each keg's level—checked by hand—so customers know if they're getting the first pint or the 50th.

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