In Harlem, 3 Bars that Draw Crowds with Uncommon Inventories

Harlem is awash with seriously good things to drink.

Earthy and surprising blends from Serengeti teas; at least a dozen coffee shops where seemingly everyone stays all day. Craft beer booms at Bier InternationalBierstrausseEast Harlem Bottling Co. and Harlem Public.

But like a meal, one quality that makes a drink a destination is its uniqueness.

None of the following neighborhood establishments intends to draw crowds through gimmicks. Their uncommon assortments derive from something closer to a collector’s instinct, coupled with a willingness to share. Sure, you can dive deep into these curated selections at these neighborhood bars if you want … or you can just simply have a drink.

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