246 N. Eighth St., Boise, 429-6340
Why do local craft beer nuts love Bittercreek Alehouse above all other beer bars? Is it because the 39 taps always have the best selection in town and a beer menu divided into no-nonsense style categories like Session, Bright, Hoppy, Malt, Roast and Funky? Is it because Bittercreeks devotion to local means having the best brew Idaho has to offer but still maintains the flex to bring in barley-malt treats from Oregon, Washington and California, with one unique beer always on cask? The ability to get a growler filled? Is it the ultra-relaxed but urban vibe? The local food menu? The see-and-be-seen factor? The excellent patio? The old-school cred of the tavern itself?
Yes. To all of the above. Simply put, there is no better place in Boise to drink a craft beer.
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