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Taps: 100 / Bottles: 11
Cask: Y / Beer-to-Go: N
$$ - reasonable
[ Bar, Eatery ]
79 Rainey St
phone: (512) 386-1656
(Place added by: sprucetip on 12-30-2012)
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Reviews by OriginalHopHead:
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5 | $$
Bangers, Bangers, oh, Bangers! It's so enticing with its over 100 beer on tap, really beer-geek service staff, amazing sausage options and a beautiful atmosphere. Every time I'm there it feels like I'm at a big picnic event. It's one of those places we take all of our out of town guests to.
06-29-2013 06:06:35 |
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More by Heretic42
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5 | $$
Banger's is a beautiful beer bar in the Rainey District, with an interior full of wood and classy touches that reminds me of an upscale BBQ joint (Fette Sau in Brooklyn comes to mind).
Beautiful wooden taps too- 101 of them, divided in light/wheat/hop heaven/amber&malty/dark&roasty/gluten free. About half of the drafts are Texas beers, and there is a separate menu with seasonal and limited beers (mostly bottled) such as Brewdog Bashah and three different Harviestoun editions. Also, 4 nitro taps. I had a glass of 2012 wine barrel-aged Adelbert's Dancin' Monk, and also Deschutes Black Butte XXIV.
Hipster bartenders, lively-but-not-loud atmosphere on a Friday night and good prices, around five or six dollars for small pours. I didn't try any food but they have plenty of sausages for everyone.
Oh, why not get the free tattoo they offer! I was very tempted...
09-21-2013 13:35:43 |
More by DoubleSimcoe
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25 | $$
The area it's in is all houses converted into bars/restaurants. Atmosphere is good definitely has that beer hall feel despite being in a house. 100 taps including several nitro and two firkins, plus numerous bottles with a giant heap of local brews available. You will have no trouble find a good beer here. Food menu is what you'd expect from a place call a sausage house. The artisinal sausages are excellent and relatively inexpensive. The staff was very knowledgeable and attentive, even suggesting stores nearby that carry the local beers. I will definitely be back..
08-29-2013 02:12:51 |
More by Perdue125
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.5 | $$
We stopped by Banger's for a couple of beers while I was visiting friends in Austin.
It's in a weird but neat area. Mostly residential, but then there are several houses that have been converted into restaurants and bars. Extremely limited street parking, and the sidewalks aren't always there. We walked from downtown.
Banger's has a nice understated indoor area with several long shared picnic tables, and a large outdoor space with more tables. Very communal and comfortable. A dash of hipster/trendy without being pretentious.
Beer selection is excellent. 101 on tap, with many Texas breweries represented. Great stop for out-of-town visitors who are looking for local stuff. Both of the beers I ordered were served up in proper glassware.
Service was fine. No problems.
I didn't try any food, but my friend said his biscuit (came with the fried chicken sausage) was excellent.
06-10-2013 19:58:33 |
More by shivtim
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5 | $$
Went to eat here for lunch with a buddy and my wife. We were first seated in the sun out by ourselves when there was plenty of shade to sit in. We ask to move and we were quickly moveded. A+ The menu is that of sausage in just about any way you can think of. The german potato salad was out of this world. the beer selection was great as well. They also had bottles to go. Overall a nice place to visit and get some german food and a descent selection of beer
04-22-2013 17:12:13 |
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