There are 62 varieties of beer on tap at World of Beer. — Photo courtesy of World of Beer
Ever tried a beer from Laos, Latvia or Ethiopia? You can at World of Beer, the newest addition to the Downtown bar scene. The Florida-based chain, which enjoys a great location on Broughton Street in the Historic District, not only celebrates the art of beer, it also strives to make all beer lovers feel welcome, from true aficionados to causal fans.
World of Beer features more than 500 varieties of beer, including a terrific selection of 62 beers on tap, with everything from tried-and-true favorites like Guinness and Sam Adams to more exotic choices such as New Hampshire-made Smuttynose Brown Dog Ale, England’s Wychwood Hobgoblin and Chimay Cinq Cents, a Trappist Ale from Belgium. The bar's 10-plus page bottled beer menu, which features hundreds of choices from around the globe, is a beer lover's dream come true.
If you’re feeling overwhelmed, World of Beer’s knowledgeable staff can help explain the difference between various types of beer and make recommendations based on your preferences. And if you’re obsessed with beer but your traveling companion prefers wine, don’t fear: World of Beer has a surprisingly nice selection of reds and whites.
While World of Beer has quickly become Savannah’s go-to bar for beer lovers, it's also found its niche as a neighborhood bar. The spacious venue features live music on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights and has regular happy hours and other special events, drawing a steady crowd of locals.