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This Under The Radar, Black-Owned Business Is NYC’s First-Ever Vinyl Record Craft Beer Bar

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This Under The Radar, Black-Owned Business Is NYC’s First-Ever Vinyl Record Craft Beer Bar

Where music and beer connoisseurs unite!

Looking for a new weekend spot? Head to Prospect Heights for NYC’s first-ever vinyl record craft beer bar.

Upon envisioning the bar’s creation, owner Chris Maestro had discovered that a similar concept had already existed in Japan called jazu kissa (jazz cafes), according to Blackownedbklyn. Maestro knew that this type of space was needed in NYC and went on to establish his very own shop in 2017—being the first vinyl record craft beer bar across the boroughs!

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The establishment has over 5,000 vinyls on-site ranging from hip-hop, funk, soul and jazz.

On top of their wide music collection, the bar offers an extensive, yet carefully curated tap-list with a large portion of their beers sourced from local breweries found in North Fork, LI or in upstate New York.

Facebook/ BierWax 

The warm and inviting space is lined with records and decorated with wooden benches, couches, and even has a beautiful backyard to enjoy!

Facebook/ BierWax

Customers can expect live entertainment with in house DJs hosted throughout each week. Keep watch on their Instagram to see who is performing next!

Instagram/ BierWax

In addition to being a beer and music lovers dream, BierWax targets the eco-conscious, being that it’s one of the only NYC bars operating on solar energy, shared Blackownedbklyn. With solar panels located on the roof, the bar draws it’s main source of power from clean energy!

And for those of you in Queens, you can expect a second location opening up this fall in Ridgewood.

Make your reservation today through Resy.

Where: 556 Vanderbilt Ave Brooklyn

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