Private Beer Garden Lies Beyond Four Locked Doors


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We much prefer this to a restroom club.Photo: Courtesy of Flickr

We envied designer Scott Morrisons home bar, but this is something else entirely. BushwickBK has stumbled upon a beer garden thats so under-the-radar you wont find it on our list of them. In fact, its not even open to the public, really during the summer, Bushwick residents Jan VanDamme and Paul Nicholson painstakingly built it in their backyard. The Bushwick Beer Garden (it has its own seal and everything!) only seats about 37 people, but it boasts an International Room, a wooden bar called the Giraffes Knuckle, hops growing in latticework, lounge chairs, a hammock alcove, a stage, and a grilling area. No mention of what sorts of beers are on tap, but thats sort of irrelevant since, as an official Website states, you have to go through four locked doors to get to this bar. Either that, or get yourself invited to a party there (joining the places Yahoo group should help). Will this be the hottest ticket come Oktoberfest? Mmmyeah.

Bushwick Beer Garden [Official site]
Bushwick Beer Garden: Drinking Over the Details [BushwickBK]
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