It looks like NYC nightlife is taking a turn for the worse during this ever expanding recession. Clubs are closing and velvet ropes grow dustier by the day. The fact is people just don’t want to spend money on frivolous nightlife activities like they use to. What is an alcoholic to do during these tough times? Scour the city for the cheapest drink deals! And by cheap we mean $1 beers. After all, it takes the talents of a true alcoholic to search high and low and cross bridge and tunnel to find the cities best beer deals.
So if you are in an adventurous mood,count your pennies for this city wide drinker's dream come true.
425 West Street
New York, NY 10014
The nautical themed Rusty Knot is the perfect Hudson River hang out. Throw down 99 cents for a five ounce glass called the ‘Old Man.’
613 Second Avenue
(between 33rd and 34th Streets)
New York, NY 10016
Between the hours of 4:00 pm-8:00 pm enjoy an ice cold glass of Bud Light, Miller Lite, or Yuengling for just a buck.
221 Second Avenue
New York, NY 10003
This college dive bar is another staple stop on the dollar beer quest.
New Beer Distributors
167 Chrystie Street
New York, NY 10002
Experience a variety of seasonal beers at this place. At $1, these beers are a bargain as New Beer Distributors must clear the shelves for the fall. So indulge while it lasts.
28 North 3rd Street
Brooklyn, NY 11211
Take a quick trip over the Williamsburg Bridge for a refreshing glass until 9:00 pm.
593 Lorimer Street
Brooklyn, NY 11211
On a Tuesday night from 8:30 pm to 10:00 pm get a free can of Pabst from this southern style eatery.
Lucky 13 Saloon
273 13th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11215
This metal themed bar has an enticing $1 beer until 8:00 pm daily. After 8:00 pm it makes the major price hike to two bucks.
If you know what’s good for you, you’ll check out one, or all of these places to get the best beer for your buck. Well, it might not be the best beer but it’s only a dollar…beggars can’t be choosers.