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The Best Craft Cocktails of Berkeley: A Crawl of the Experimental, Organic, Spicy & Exotic

San Francisco, CA


  • The Green Faeries Gimlet served at Revival Bar + Grill.  Photo: Drinkapotamus.
  • Upstairs at Tupper & Reed.  Photo: storeyphotography.
  • 1925 picture of the Tupper & Reed musical instrument store.
  • The Northern Exposure with Bank Note scotch, earl grey-maple, citrus and bitters. Photo: Brenda Ton.
  • It the Wild Wild West at at Revival.
  • The Comal Swizzle with mezcal, Falernum, pineapple, passion fruit and lime.
  • The Jack Satan cocktail.  Spicy, flowery, tart, sweet.  Photo: Stephanie S.
  • The 80s brewing sprit are alive and well at Triple Rock.  Photo: Jon Page.
  • A flight of beer at Triple Rock.

3 hours
1.1 mi
Guided by Dave
Dave

Overview

Despite popular belief, one can find exceptional craft cocktails in the college town of Berkeley. Despite its reputation for organic, locally-sourced, farm-to-table cuisine, Berkeley can brag about its handful of bonafide "Manhattan-quality" cocktail lounges. Join us on a walk of five establishments ranging in style from biodynamic seasonal ingredients to mezcal-driven Mexican inventiveness to a craft brewery. Grab a friend and get ready for a fun night.


About Your Guide

Dave has lived in the Mission District for years and has explored his fair share of culinary establishments, from Michelin-starred kitchens to taco stands on the side of the road.


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Guide Points

  1. Tupper & Reed

    Head on into to this Gothic "storybook" brick building and enjoy the fairytale-esque environs. Tupper & Reed takes its name and design mot…

  2. Gather

    Gather is one of Berkeley's signature restaurants in every sense of the word. Eco-chic, biodynamic, farm-to-table, heirloom, local. They …

  3. Revival

    Welcome to Revival Bar + Grill, where the bar comes first in the name for a reason. Head on over to the showy bar counter where you'll be …

  4. Comal

    Get ready to stamp your passport; we're heading to Oaxaca for upscale Mexican cocktails. Executive chef Matt Gandin (of Delfina provenance…

  5. Triple Rock Brewery & Ale House

    Normally, there wouldn't be a pub on a cocktail crawl, but Triple Rock is worth our time since it is one of the oldest brewpubs in the coun…


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