Burp Castle NYC is a Belgian beer bar in the East Village of Manhattan. We are the “Temple of Beer Worship". In the 90's the bartenders donned monk's robes and a strict 'no talking policy' was enforced. Although the monks have mostly moved on you can still find a robed barkeep on occasion. In a nod to the Brewist legacy, we still try to keep the bar conversation friendly so don’t take it personally if we “shoosh” you, Burp Castle remains a quiet bar.
Ssshhhh! No loud talking, whispering only, by order of the Brewist Monks.
"We shush so you can hear each-other, or hear yourself think. You nerds, scientists, artists, writers, engineers, lovers, foodies, drinkers, sweet-talking pretty things, makers, doers, thinkers, you all have so much to say to each other. You’re not angry- so you shouldn’t have to yell. This is a quiet neighborhood bar.
Yelling would make your throat sore, and then the beer wouldn’t taste its best. We bring in the best beer that can be found, for you, stranger. Beer is best paired with good conversation, is best paired with people who can appreciate it. You, come by sometime.
Are you thirsty? Try this. It’s perfect. The people here are marvelous. The beer is poured without haste, with great satisfaction. The murals are all the conversation starter you’ll ever need. The tap will change when the keg is kicked, so come soon, while everything is exactly like it is. Perfect.” —Your Bartender
What's on tap?
Our tap list changes every time a keg kicks, but you can usually expect to find lots of Belgian ales (including a lambic), some sort of wheat (white beer or hefe), and a lager (usually a pilsner) on tap. Tap lists are updated weekly but subject to change daily. Please note that our taps do change regularly and the posted list might not be totally accurate.
We also have an extensive bottle list, where you can choose from an array of fine Belgian ales and other specialty brews.