Getting back to our posts on the Good Beer Seal bars is Adobe Blues, the very last one we visited.
This bar was one of the biggest surprises from our adventure. It has a small but well-rounded tap list and an extensive, reasonably priced bottle list. Bar manager Ryan Barker curates the beer and tries to refresh the list regularly to keep things interesting. As with other Good Beer Seal bars, we found that the staff was very friendly and generally knowledgeable about what they were serving. The bar runs a styles club where customers are guided through different beer styles at regular tastings.
Adobe Blues serves solid Tex-Mex fare (great for soaking up that 9% ABV Christmas beer you just had in the middle of July). It’s a fun place to try out some interesting pairings – most bars and restaurants with craft beer aren’t serving Tex-Mex.
The bar is a bit of a challenge to get to, as it is on Staten Island. The best way to get there is by car. Otherwise your best option is the ferry to the 44 bus which stops right in front of the bar on Lafayette Ave.
Adobe Blues is located at 63 Lafayette Ave. on Staten Island and is open Monday through Saturday from 11:30 a.m., Sunday from noon. Closest public transportation is the 44 bus.