This is the latest in our series on the venues featured in the Brokelyn Beer Book. With its retro-class, drinks and eclectic menu, Greenpoint’s Black Rabbit is the place to prove to anyone that you know your Brooklyn bars.
91 Greenpoint Ave., Greenpoint, 718-349-1595
What is it: This Greenpoint establishment resonates like a 19th-century ballad to the ideal bar.
Why we love it: Century-old retro look elevates drinking to a matter of casual sophistication. Private booths with saloon-style swinging doors and service-call button are a classy touch.
Who to bring: Anyone who might like cheese flavored with beer or smoked fish.
What to order: The choice of beer and cocktails is as solid as the gorgeous cherrywood bar, and the cheese oozing, beer tinged, smoked fish flavored menu is inventive and eclectic.
Black Rabbit fun fact: A trivia challenge is held every Tuesday night. Also, Janeane Garofalo is friends with the owners.