Bierhaus NYC – The Rev Meter for Social Community

Bierhaus NYC
http://bierhausnyc.com
712 3rd Ave
New York, NY 10017

THE CONQUEST
The hardest part about writing this blog is getting started. It’s a lot more work than you think it might take to maintain the discipline of continued creative writing, especially considering the blog has one topic; HAMBURGERS. As Glorious as a Burger may be, if all that was all that I wrote about on the blog, well, that would kind of be a pointless endeavor as far as I am concerned. How many times can you read “freshly-made savory beef with a salty balance of cheese, etc, etc, etc?” Which gives me two tasks outside of crushing Burgs; 1. creative writing & 2. varied subject matter without going too “OT” (off topic) as we like to say in the blogosphere.  So let’s talk about something else for a moment.

Every year, my fantastic Mother-In-Law Evelyn showers me with Christmas gifts. My wife’s entire family is very gift oriented, which is really awesome but when you live in Manhattan, like we do, space is a commodity. After many years of cooking kitchen utensils, cooking devices, books, and other house hold items, our gift receiving retention space hit capacity. Without trying to be rude, I asked Evelyn if she could switch up the style of gifts to things that are either consumable or experience based. Christmas has never been better! Jars of Cashews, bottles of Wine and Bourbon, gift cards, bottles of fine cooking oil…it’s even better than it was before.

This past Christmas among the consumable presents I received was a gift certificate to The Art Of Shaving. Its a retail store, product and men’s spa that specializes in products and services that cater to the upkeep of a man’s face. They carry a wide array of shaving, grooming and skin care products to help keep a man’s face looking well groomed and healthy. Some locations even house a men’s barber spa where a guy can get a haircut, aroma therapy and skin services like a straight razor shave. The latter is the exact way I planned to use my gift card.

To prepare for my “royal shave” I stopped trimming my beard for 5 weeks. I can grow facial hair at an alarming speed and I’ll bet my hair growing capabilities could beat the speed of light in a drag race. Some people have a 5 0’clock shadow whereas mine usually shows up at lunch. After much “Rip Van Winkle” ridicule from my wife Cara, I made an appointment at The Art of Shaving.

On the day of my reservation, I had quite a gnarly, yet still very soft, amass of facial hard ready to be “man-handled.” I was quickly seated in the private spa room in the back where the extremely friendly, talented and professional Arthur Mirzakan spent an hour plus grooming your favorite Burger blogger.

So what did this man make over session entail you ask? Here it is straight from their website:

“The Art of Shaving’s most signature service begins with a hot towel. The face is then massaged with Pre-Shave Oil to help protect the skin and soften the beard. Next, warm Shaving Cream is applied to the face and then shave twice, once with the grain, and then re-lathered and shaved across the grain for The Perfect Shave™. After, the face is wrapped in a hot towel … morewhile the barber prepares with fresh ingredients the After-Shave Mask®. Once the mask has dried, it is removed with sponges soaked in lemon essential oil. Finally, Hydrating Toner is applied and the face is lightly massaged with After-Shave Balm to help moisturize.”

It was truly a luxurious experience that had I the funding (or if I owned The Art of Shaving) I would partake in at least twice a week. Not only did it feel great, but I looked my absolute best and learned some great grooming tips from a true professional. But for now, I settled on an Art of Shaving home kit that comes with a brief lesson on how to use the product correctly.

So now that we are on what could be misconstrued as a totally “OT” digression, let’s get back on the Glorious Pursuit of Delicious Burgers. As professional in the brand consulting and social media world, I spent most of my days in my office at Yeah! Management, helping artists, restaurants, brands and other marketers in developing their business. While doing so, I spent a lot of time using social networks to accomplish goals, make connections and share (pictures of Burgers). As part of my career, I am the community manager for a number of small business including my very own bar, Idle Hands Bar as well as Rub BBQ, That Burger Tent, Gunners Run and even help out the guys from the Grill ‘Em All Truck in Los Angeles.

The job title “community manager” requires a good understanding of which social networks are best used for bars and restaurants and also a deep comprehension on how to optimize their abilities. Thankfully I love social networking and have become an full blow iPhone app junkie. If I can use it to find Burgers & Beer, talk about Burgers & Beer or eat Burgers and drink Beer, I am all about it.

I wanted so badly to write about my experience at The Art of Shaving but to do so, it needed to somehow include a Burger. I had not intended on a BurgerConquest and therefore was not prepped to do so but literally duty called! Suddenly it came to me, let’s put social networking to the test and see if it does what it’s supposed to do when in the right hands.

THRILLIST
– Find a something cool, in this case, a Burger

Where do I turn when I need to find the coolest, best, new, most rad, awesome, quality spots for, well just about anything, especially Burgers and Beer? Thrillist. Ever since I found out about Thrillist, I have been a fan. Being a subscriber, a rewards member and now a consultant for them, I love what they do. Thrillist makes you feel like an insider in your town and there is no better way to instantly tap into their ability like the Thrillist app.

How to use the Thrillist app
1. Open the Thrillist app
2. Sign In
3. Tap “Eat, Drink, Shop or More”
4. Search. The app will then pull up a list of Thrillist approved business that meet your criteria.
5. Tap on the icon of the business you are interested in and you get this…

In 1589 Wilhelm V., Duke of Bavaria, and his royal court, recruited master brewer of the Geisenfeld Monastery, Heimeran Pongraz and began to build a brewery in Munich, Germany. 3 years later in 1592 they opened the Hofbräuhaus, perhaps the most famous German Brewery in the world. It’s a staple of the yearly German Oktoberfest, the famous Bavarian month-long celebration of beer held in Munich, Germany. It’s notoriety is celebrated by beer lovers worldwide and has even inspired Hofbräuhaus to build replica locations all over the world including Las Vegas, Pittsburg, Melbourne Australia and now in NYC!

Welcome to the Bierhaus NYC! According to my trusty Thrillist App, “Perched above a closed OTB and rocking a giant bar on one end and a 50ft balcony on the other, this German joint from the Whiskey River/ Black Bear Lodge crew offers an airy, skylit, dark-brown-wooded backdrop for consuming exclusively Hofbrau brews (Original, Dunkel, Hefeweizen…) and surprisingly authentic fare including pretzels w/ bier cheese, slow-roasted pork shank, and a Wurst Sampler, which was not Vanilla Ice, ’cause he had that extra “ding” in there!”

A few minutes walk from The Art of Shaving and I was comfortably seated at the bar with a Hofbrau Hefe Weizen Dunkel in my hand.

UNTAPPD
– Socially connect by drinking a Beer

One day a bar of chocolate crashed into someone’s peanut butter and one of the most amazing combination’s ever took place. Similarly, one day Tim Mather and Greg Avola decided to combine beer drinking and social networking to create Untappd.It’s been nicknamed “Foursquare for beer drinkers” and allows you to share which beer you’re drinking and where with your friends. It’s a great way to find out about new beers, new places to drink them and new friends to drink them with.

I was instantly obsessed upon discovery. In fact, I hunted down Greg and Tim to let them know just how great an improvement Untappd was for the social networking universe. Flash forward and Idle Hands became the first bar in the world to have their very own Untappd Badge! Check into 10 different beers at Idle Hands and you’ll unlock a badge that grants you a FREE taste of EVERY beer on tap in the bar!!

How to use Untappd
1. Untappd lives on the web so there is no need to download an app. Go to http://m.untappd.com from your mobile device.
2. Sign up
3. Tap “Drink Up”
4. Type in the name of the beer or the brewery you are enjoying and hit send.
5. Tap on the brew to confirm.
6. Add your location, a quick review as well as a check into Twitter, Facebook and Foursquare and Confirm Your Brew.

If the beer you’re drinking does not come up, you can opt to add it into the system. For some odd reason Hofbrau Hefe Weizen Dunkel was NOT listed so I did just that. Now all my friends on Untappd knew where I was, what I was drinking which was a new beer for them to all discover.

FOURSQUARE
– Socially connect, get suggestions & unlock a check-in special

Props to Foursquare for turning social networking into a game. With their system you can check into a location or an event, share it with your friends, get tips on what to do or order there and even unlock special deals for Check-ins. If you’re a bar or restaurant and you are not using Foursquare to market your business, well in the social media world we call that a #FAIL. Check out what we offer at Idle Hands to encourage visitors and Foursquare check ins;

“Free 4.16 oz draft beer or Powers shot with any purchase. 1 per person per day. MUST tip the bartender or drinks are double priced and we call your Mom to tell her what a cheapo she raised.”

How to use Foursquare and earn Check-In specials
1. Open the Foursquare app
2. Sign In
3. Tap “Check In”
4. If the venue you’re located at does not come in, type it into the “Search places” field.
5. Once the venue opens up, tap “Check In Here”
6. Add in any photos, comments or a quick review as well as share your Check-in on Twitter or Facebook.
7. Tap “Check In Here” to complete.
8. Sometimes a tip will come up if it’s been left by someone you are following. You can choose to Add it to your to do list or tap “I’ve Done This,”
9. A new screen will appear with your Check-In Special. Tap “Redeem” and show it to someone (generally your server) who works there.

In my case, a tip appeared from Askmen whom I follow. They were suggesting I try out some of the beers but little did they know that I already did that isht on Untappd! Bierhaus Check-in unveiled the following;

“Check-in wearing your Tracht to get a Free 1/2 liter of Hofbräu Original!” Since I had no idea what a Tracht was, I Googled it. There I was lead to Wikipedia where I learned that a tracht is a traditional Bavarian costume. I thought that was pretty cool and a great check-in for branding purposes. When I showed it to my server, Marueen, who by the way was extremely friendly and attentive, she confirmed that to earn the free 1/2 liter of Hofbräu Original you indeed had to be wearing a tracht.

While that’s pretty funny, I would consider it a #FAIL as a Check-in special. How many customers does Bierhaus NYC have that regularly walk in wearing trachts? More importantly, how many first time visitors to Bierhaus NYC will be A. wearing a tracht and or B. return there with one? The idea of a Check-in special is to reward the patron for engaging in the social community of the business. Yes, I did learn something about what is a tracht but it did not entice me to return to the Bierhaus NYC.

YELP
– Socially connect, get suggestions & unlock a Check-in special

Poor Zagat and Citysearch. Their arc has been totally eclipsed by Yelp. With more than 45 million users, Yelp has become the place to go online to read user generated reviews of local businesses and connect with the people who wrote them. They also offer special events, discounts and lists you can take part in. Much like Foursquare, the Yelp app, allows you to easily discover all of this in the palm of your hand and also Check-in to your location.

How to use Yelp and earn Check-In specials
1. Open the Yelp app
2. Sign In
3. Tap the category you are looking for or “Check-In Offers”
4. If the venue you’re located at does not come in, type it into the “Filter” field.
5. Tap the venue once it appears.
6. Tap “Check In Here”
7. Add in a Quick Tip as well as share your Check-in on Twitter or Facebook.
7. Tap “Check In Here” to complete.
9. A new screen will appear with your Check-In Special. Tap “Use It Now!” and show it to someone (generally your server) who works there. With Yelp you can also choose to “Save for Later,” which I think is a pretty cool option.

Check me out!! I’m ranked 2272nd on Yelp. Weehooo!! Bring on the spoils but not from Bierhaus NYC unfortunately. Yelp allows business owners, just like Foursquare, to claim their account and manage the information and Check-In specials. However, it doesn’t appear that Bierhaus have done this. Considering that “As of January 2011, more than 45 million people visited Yelp in the past 30 days” I would again, post up another #FAIL.

BIZZY
– Socially connect, get tips & suggetions

New to the local business social network scene is the company known as Bizzy. While on the surface they may not seem all that different than some of their competition, Bizzy does one thing REALLY well and that’s why I’m a fan. Bizzy hyper accelerates the networking aspect of social networking by making the entire platform center around personal recommendations. Once you create an account you can then enter in all your favorite local business into their site. By doing so, you will be connected to other users who also favored those businesses.

As you favor more and more, your connections become more and more intense, pairing you up with like minded consumers. Think of it like Match.com for foodies and shoppers looking to find trustworthy recommenders. The first time I logged into Bizzy, I had intended on posting up 10-15 favorites and watching what would happen. The network is so addictive that I ended up posting 50 of my favorite local businesses! That’s how I met my fave new twitter buddy, Lea AKA “MacCheesy,” and how we ended up crushing Burgers at the Wall Street Burger Shoppe with Rachel, the Fabulous Foodie.

How to use Bizzy to get suggestions, tips and make connections
1. Open the Bizzy app
2. Sign In
3. Tap the category you are looking for
4. If the venue you’re located at does not come in, type it into the search field.
5. Tap the venue once it appears.
11. Tap “Check Out”
6. Rate the business on a positive “Love it,” neutral “Meh,” or negative “No Thx” scale
7. Share a tip and a photo as well as share your Check-in on Twitter or Facebook.
8. Tap “Check Out Here”
9. You’ll be taken back to the venue page where you can connect to the business directly or see what other Bizzy users thought of the venue.

Unfortunately Bierhaus NYC is not listed on Bizzy. I hit up Lea (who also works at Bizzy) to find out what happened. Lea hit me back with this;

“For now, Check Out from the “Check Out” tab in the app. This way, there is more enhanced search if the place isn’t yet in our system. If you search for Bierhaus in the “Check Out” section and it doesn’t come up, you can click the red font saying, “Not in the list? Tap here.”

FACEBOOK PLACES
– Socially connect, get suggestions & unlock a Check-in special

In just a few years Facebook has become the Voltron of social networks. Combining the powers of photo sharing, event invites, new music, videos, business promotions and all through an easy to use web, mobile and app interface, Facebook is the ultimate in social networking. I mean hell, there was even a hit movie about it. Geocities is still at home crying with jealousy over the popularity of Facebook. Speaking from my own personal experience, if my computer or iPhone is on, Facebook is open…always.

Feeling the peer Check-In pressure heat from Foursquare, Yelp and all the rest, Facebook has recently gotten hot and heavy in the space with Facebook Places. It works not unlike it’s competition, you can check into a location, add a photo and unlock Check-in specials. It does however have a few added features that the others do not. First of all, you can choose to “Like” the business, location or event that you are checking into. Secondly, Facebook Places allows you to allows your friend’s friends e-stalk them but tagging them in your Check-In. It’s like creating a virtual tea party (in this case, cheesesteak) with friends that may not even be in the same city as you. So if you’re out cheating on your significant other or playing hookie from work, beware, Facebook likes to be a tattle tail.

How to use Facebook and earn Check-In Deals
1. Open the Facebook app
2. Sign In
3. Tap “Places”
4. Tap “Check In”
5. Select a location in the list that appears or type in its name in the “Find or Add a Place” field
6. “Like,” type in a description of what you are doing, Tag Friends With You and then tap “Check In”
7. Add photo
8. Unlock a Check-In Deal if the business has one.

Bierhaus NYC does indeed have a Facebook Place on the network, which to establish, only takes one person to check in. However, they have not claimed it and therefore there is missing business information, no profile picture or deals. Local business owners can claim their Facebook page by clicking “Is this your business?” and going through the somewhat rigorous process they require. Be sure to be using an email address that is yourname@yourofficialbusinessname.whatever or have a scan of a utility bill from the business or you will not be able to claim.

There is one MASSIVE problem with Facebook places. If you’re like Idle Hands, my bar in New York’s East Village, you created a Facebook page for your business ages before Facebook started their Facebook Places campaign. Now what? You’ve spent all this time building up Likes, activity, events, photos, links, connections, etc etc and you’re supposed to abandon it all just so you can give out a free whatever? After many, many Google searches, I have yet to find a way to merge the two. It seems at one point you could according to this post from CDG Interactive. I reached out to Facebook directly to ask and got the following reply;

“Unfortunately, the Place/Page merge functionality is currently unavailable. We apologize for the inconvenience, but we do not have a specific date for when this issue will be resolved but hope to fix it as soon as possible. We appreciate your patience.”

FOODSPOTTING
-Socially connect by eating food

I love, love, love, love, love, love, love (x ) Foodspotting. Simply put, Foodspotting is Foursquare for food. You can check into the food item you are currently consuming, share a photo and a mini-review. Others can view it, add it to your “WANT IT” list or give it a virtual thumbs up by selection to “NOM IT.” The idea is that you can learn about places and or food you weren’t aware of from new or trusted connections in the network.

Much like Foursquare, Foodspotting also uses game theory by allowing you to score points and unlock badges. My favorite one is the OFFICIAL Burger Conquest Best Burgers in NYC badge. Eat all the Burgers on my Best of NYC list and you will unlock the badge. So far there have been zero unlocks which leads me to believe people just aren’t checking in because the guide to the badge is consistently one of the most trafficked pages on Burger Conquest.

Foodspotting is all about the sharing because they know, sharing with strangers is half the battle. You can share your photos, reviews, thoughts and the best part, you can also share your Check-In on Facebook, Foursquare, Twitter, Flickr & Instagram. That means with one Check-In, you can update and alert your friends on 6 different social networks at once. Perhaps I should re-write that as “over-sharing is caring!” Or is that “over-sharing is multi-tasking?”

How to use Foodspotting and update multiple social networks
1. Open the Facebook app
2. Sign In
3. Tap the “Spot” icon
4. Tap “Take A Picture”
5. Your camera will come up. Take a picture of the food you are about to eat.
6. Move and Scale the photo so it fits nicely in the frame. Then tap “Use”
7. Tap the name of the restaurant. If you can’t find it, type it’s name into the “Restaurant or location” field
8. Tap on the name of the food you are eating. If you can’t find it, type it’s name into the “Food or Dish” field and tap “Add New Item.”
9. Type up a short or long review into the “What did you think?” field.
10. If you absolutely loved what you ate, tap “Loved It? Nom It!” to let other know that this is something worth checking out.
11. Assuming you’ve connected your Twitter, Foursquare, Facebook and or Flickr accounts, you can tap each of them into the “ON” position to share on each of the networks.
12. Tap “Upload.”

Once you are done a Foodspotting guide will appear that will show a recommended guide based on your upload. Foodspotting guides are curated not only by Foodspotting themselves but also by well known media, businesses and bloggers like myself. You have the option to follow them and even maintain a check list of items inside their guides. Like I said above, if you eat and Check-In to all 7 Burgers in the Burger Conquest guide you’ll earn a badge. Once you are in the app you can browse other eater’s findings, add them to your list and make your own comments.

I found only a few pictures of food on the Bierhaus NYC Foodspotting page. In fact, my Burger photo upload was the ONLY Burger in the gallery. Now granted that unlike some of the other networks mentioned in this already lengthy blog entry, Foodspotting does not have an option for business to claim their page. The network is 100% user driven activity. However, when I wearning my social community management hat and advising my clients, I always suggest they set up a Foodspotting account for their business so they can easily share photos of the food they are so proud of with the rest of us using the network.

GOOGLE PLACES
– Find a location, get directions, read and write reviews, download Offers and more

In the 80s and 90s there was a trend of brand names being used as nouns. Names like Kleenex, FedeEx, Post-It Note, or Walkman, which are all registered brand names belong to corporations, became used in replace of the items actual descriptive name. Now in the internet age, website brands are turning into verbs like Skype, Twitter, Youtube and the biggest of the bunch, Google.

On June 15, 2006, the word “Google” was entered into the Oxford English Dictionary as a verb. It’s meaning “refers to using the Google search engine to obtain information on the Web.” It’s a part of our every day lives and it’s no surprise that they have recently decided to get into the deal space by adding in Google Places and offers. As if they weren’t already seen as one dashboard to rule them all, now your business can actually harness the power of Google Maps to draw in new and repeat customers.

Once a savvy business owner claims their Google Places page they can control the information, directions, images, directions, events and just about anything but the reviews. Reviews are pulled from a number of popular review locations like Yelp, Timeout, Citysearch and most importantly, from Google users. Business owners can also use their Google Places dashboard to create special Offers for Google Users. These Offers can be printed up from a computer or redeemed via smart phone.

How to use Google to get Offers
1. Open a browser on your smart phone and go to Google.com
2. Tap “Places” or just enter the name of the business into the search bar
3. Once the places you are looking for appears, tap on the name of the business
4. From here you can see photos, read review, get directions, etc
5. Scroll down to “Offers”
6. Tap on the name of the Offer
7. Once the Offer appears tap “Redeem” and show the offer on your phone to someone who works at the business.

When I went to Google Bierhaus NYC I encountered the biggest #FAIL of the day. Bierhaus NYC was NO WHERE to be found in Google Places. It’s been a week since I dined at Bierhaus and another Google Places search reveals that it is still absent. I was actually dumbfounded because a regular Google search took me right to the Bierhaus NYC URL. Clearly this isn’t the fault of Bierhaus NYC and sucks, because I’d love to see a great Offer…that didn’t require the adornment of odd outerwear.

TWITTER
– Socially connect with business and share with friends

We all know and love Twitter. It’s a great way to share in real-time what you are doing or thinking. No matter what it is you are up to or what you want to share, you have to do it in 40 characters or less. Some may call this form of online communication micro-blogging while others might call it a friend feed while some may just say it’s plain old silly. It couldn’t be easier to create, update and use Twitter. The social network has revolutionized the use of the “at symbol” or “at sign”, tiring out the shift +2 key combo and any number of computer keyboards. In fact, the frequency of usage in both emails and tweets has upgraded @ to it’s very own key on most smart phones.

Most importantly, Twitter is meant to be a conversation. A two-way street of information, sharing and communication. Friends use it tag each other in life-moments while smart business use it as a means of connecting to their customers. Not to be confused with an RSS feed, which is how many business unfortunately mistreat the network, Twitter is meant for you to engage. That’s also why I chose to write about them last in this social networking review based around my adventure.

Twitter happens in real-time  which means no matter what I post in my twitter feed, to expect an immediate reaction on any level is unrealistic. Twitter is more about sharing and a conversation that happens over time so even if I posted a tweet about Bierhaus NYC while I was there, the chance of immediate interaction was slim and none. However, on an inspection scale, much like I have done for all the other networks listed above, I can see if they have an account and are using it in the correct manner.

I’m happy to say that as far as Twitter use is concerned, Bierhaus NYC goes #FTW with their Twitter account! Not only is Bierhaus NYC on twitter but their account has all the basic info like URL, logo, location and description but they are also actively updating and engaging people in Twitterific conversations!

THE REV METER FOR SOCIAL COMMUNITY
– Asses the overall social community of a business

Let me guess. You aren’t familiar with this subject. That’s because I made it up. In fact, I made it up for the sake of this blog entry. It’s the reason why this post is so damn long. Originally it was intended to be just a trip to the barber that turned into a Burger Conquest using social media and networks. However, I realized as I went through my Check-Ins and THE CONQUEST portion of my blog entry developed, that there was no grading system I could find to measure the social community of a business. As a result you have a ridiculously long and in depth entry that shows you that the only thing I am more addicted to than Burgers and Craft Beer is my socially networking on my iPhone. So with that, I proudly debut The Rev Meter for Social Community.

Ten simple check point items is all it takes to give a business a basic grade. 1 point per each of the Questions can be earned for a total of 10 points.

SCORING:
4 points or less    You’ve missed the 5 basics and are less than optimized
5 points                 You’ve covered the basics, which is better than most but far from optimized.
6 to 9 points        You’re doing better than most and on your way to becoming a well respected social community whiz.
10 points              Congrats on a perfect score! Are you hiring?

You can actually download the excel sheet yourself by clicking on this:
The Rev Meter for Social Community. While you are using it, feel free to grade my bar, Idle Hands on The Rev Meter and see how we do. All the links you need can be found in the excel sheet.

So how did Bierhaus NYC score on The Rev Meter for Social Community?

With that, I am going to apply The Rev Meter to my Burger Conquest reviews from here on out as a way of grading the social community that these places are building around their businesses. My hope is that I can teach people how to build, grow and optimize an active social community to help grow their business.

THE REV METER
Bierhaus NYC scores 5 points:
You’ve covered the basics, which is better than most but far from optimized. So halfway there and the only thing that really saved them was an active Twitter account.

And, without further ado, to put us back “OT”…

THE BURGER
While I was getting my social networking on, I pleasantly sipped away at my delicious German Bier enjoying the upbeat German drinking music that filled the air. I’ve heard that the Bierhaus NYC can get pretty busy during happy hour but on this particular Sunday afternoon, there was room a plenty to grab a seat and enjoy. My overall experience was made that much better by the extremely attentive and friendly natured server, Maureen. She kept everyone at the bar well taken care of while keeping the over imbibed frat guys in check.

The only Burger on the menu, a 1 oz grilled Sirloin Patty, is named after the establishment and comes with Romaine Lettuce, Apple-Wood Smoked Bacon, Tomato, the Bierhaus NYC homemade Bier Cheese and Fried Onions. It all comes precariously over stacked on a German Kaizer Roll. Overall, a pretty decent pub style Burger but once dissected into it’s parts, the magic starts to unveil. No wonder the Bier Cheese comes as an option with many things on the menu. It is fantastic, light, fluffy, creamy and not too over powering. My only problem; there wasn’t enough. More Cheese lovin’ please!! The Bacon, OH the Bacon, was so good,  it would be worth it to add to the menu as a side or appetizer. Bursting with savory and smoky goodness, it’s cooked neither too chewy nor too crunchy. The Patty has an mistakable Sirloin taste, fit for any back yard BBQ.  While the crispy shoe string French Fries left a little to be desired, the rest meal makes for a delicious meal fit for a foodie or someone who badly needs a Sunday afternoon hangover cure.

 


8 out of 10 ounces
-Rev

THE BURGER COUNTQUEST
361 Burgers

Apr. 17, 2011 – 2:47 PM

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3 Responses to Bierhaus NYC – The Rev Meter for Social Community

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  2. Tom says:

    Thank You for This!!!!!
    You Schooled Us Well
    I saw this a few days after you posted and took all of your comments to task
    have stopped in to Idel Hands a few times to say hello but have always just missed you

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