How To: Drink at a Beer Bar
If you're an inexperienced beer drinker, the culture of craft beer bars might be a little intimidating: What to order? How to drink? How much to tip? No one wants to look like they don't belong... fortunately First We Feast offers a breakdown for the intrepid newcomer: eight basic tips for the optimal beer bar experience. Bottoms up!
There's no substitution for drinking a lot (though not necessarily all at once) and hanging out with knowledgeable folks when it comes to really getting into beer. But looking back, I do feel like I could have skipped some of the nonsense—and enjoyed myself a bit more—if I had just known a few basics of how beer bars work, and how to know who's pouring the good stuff and who's just looking to cash in on a trend.