Ten Bottled Beers to Try

Lagunitas Czech Style Pilsner
Light and malty, not cloyingly sweet, balanced with hops and yeast

Sam Adams Boston Lager
Crisp, malty, with nice hint of hops for balance

Sam Adams Black Lager
Rare, dark lager ("schwarzbier") characterized by a variety of roasted malts

Stone Pale Ale
Lightly hopped, toasted malt with caramel undertones

Sierra Nevada Pale Ale
More aggressively hopped, nicely balanced malt, full flavor and body

Anderson Valley Hop Ottin' IPA
Piney, with citrus notes and a peppery hop finish

Samuel Smith's Nut Brown Ale
Full bodied, roasted malt, with caramel and bready undertones

Deschutes Black Butte Porter
Dark, creamy, woodsy, balanced with malt

Samuel Smith's Oatmeal Stout
Roasted, oatmeal, notes of bittersweet chocolate

North Coast Old Rasputin Imperial Russian Stout
Rich, deeply roasted malt, with notes of chocolate and coffee

Bars Serving More Than 200 Bottled Beers

The Brickskeller - Washington, DC
1,000+ bottled beers

Peculier Pub - New York, NY
500+ bottled beers

The Stuffed Sandwich - San Grabriel, CA
500+ bottled beers

Brouwer's Cafe - Seattle, WA
300+ bottled beers

The Porter Beer Bar - Atlanta, GA
300+ bottled beers (pictured)

Hopleaf Bar - Chicago, IL
250+ bottled beers

Naja's Place - Redondo Beach, CA
250+ bottled beers

Rich O's Public House - New Albany, IN
250+ bottled beers

Capital Ale House - Richmond, VA
200+ bottled beers

The Palm Tavern - Milwaukee, WI
200+ bottled beers