The Chastity Flame Guide

Bouchercon Pub Crawl
City Beer Hall, 42 Howard St • free parking after 5pm (tricky to find lot) • 16 craft beers on tap • free pizza The Olde English Pub, 682 Broadway • kitschy name, but good beers and whiskies • fish and chips, meat pies (though few traditional flavours) Albany Pump Station, 19 Quackenbush Sq, off Broadway • brew their own beers • good food • call for reservations or be prepared to wait if you want food Wolff's Biergarten, 895 Broadway • if you want to watch the footie, this is the place & it opens early • darts • good selection of drafts and bottles The Gingerman, 234 Western Ave – good beers, great wines, swanky gastro The Point, 1100 Madison – great cocktails, food; next door to the best place for breakfast (now that the Miss Albany Diner has closed) Café Madison • • Pearl Street Bars: best avoided at any time Lark Street: Yuppie land/student bars

Gay Clubs • Waterworks 76 Central Ave • Oh Bar 304 Lark Street Further afield: • Brown's Brewing Co, 417 River Street in Troy (across the river) • Man of Kent, 4452 New York 7, Hoosick Falls, NY 12090 (on the way to VT) • Mahar's in Castleton, NY (now that the Albany branch RIP [sob])

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