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  • (Lanagan, MO) Scooter’s 1408th bar, first visited in 2019. How’s this for something different, a biker bar that’s actually in a cave! My original plan was to eat lunch here,...

    #1408: The Cave Bar & Grill

    (Lanagan, MO) Scooter’s 1408th bar, first visited in 2019. How’s this for something different, a biker bar that’s actually in a cave! My original plan was to eat lunch here,...

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  • (Downtown, Springdale, AR) Scooter’s 1405th bar, first visited in 2019. So remember how in the previous entry I said I wasn’t in the mood for cider? Well here’s what happened...

    #1405: Black Apple Crossing

    (Downtown, Springdale, AR) Scooter’s 1405th bar, first visited in 2019. So remember how in the previous entry I said I wasn’t in the mood for cider? Well here’s what happened...

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  • (Downtown, Springdale, AR) Scooter’s 1404th bar, first visited in 2019. Originally this place wasn’t even on my list, and my first stop of the day was supposed to be Black...

    #1404: Bike Rack Beer & Coffee

    (Downtown, Springdale, AR) Scooter’s 1404th bar, first visited in 2019. Originally this place wasn’t even on my list, and my first stop of the day was supposed to be Black...

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  • (Fayetteville, AR) 1946 N Birch Ave, Fayetteville, AR 72703 Scooter’s 1400th bar, first visited in 2019. I didn’t realize that this was such a short distance from the previous brewery,...

    #1400: Fossil Cove Brewing Company

    (Fayetteville, AR) 1946 N Birch Ave, Fayetteville, AR 72703 Scooter’s 1400th bar, first visited in 2019. I didn’t realize that this was such a short distance from the previous brewery,...

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  • (Downtown, Rogers, AR) Scooter’s 1394th bar, first visited in 2019. Route-wise this should not have been my next brewery, but because it was still early in the day I had...

    #1394: Ozark Beer Company

    (Downtown, Rogers, AR) Scooter’s 1394th bar, first visited in 2019. Route-wise this should not have been my next brewery, but because it was still early in the day I had...

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  • (Rogers, AR) Scooter’s 1393rd bar, first visited in 2019. My GPS took me to the wrong building, so if you are also a Waze user note that if you are...

    #1393: New Province Brewing Company

    (Rogers, AR) Scooter’s 1393rd bar, first visited in 2019. My GPS took me to the wrong building, so if you are also a Waze user note that if you are...

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  • (Downtown, Rapid City, SD) Scooter’s 1380th bar, first visited in 2019. “Wait, you picked this place for the beer, not the food!” my wife said, angrily, when we stepped inside....

    #1380: Independent Ale House

    (Downtown, Rapid City, SD) Scooter’s 1380th bar, first visited in 2019. “Wait, you picked this place for the beer, not the food!” my wife said, angrily, when we stepped inside....

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  • (Mt Clemens, MI) Scooter’s 1365th bar, first visited in 2019. We wanted to get a nice dive bar in on our afternoon, and we picked this one based partly on...

    #1365: Dick Weed’s Bar

    (Mt Clemens, MI) Scooter’s 1365th bar, first visited in 2019. We wanted to get a nice dive bar in on our afternoon, and we picked this one based partly on...

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  • (Warren, MI) Scooter’s 1363rd bar, first visited in 2019. When I first stepped in here and saw the beer list I had to ask the bartender how to tell which...

    #1363: Dragonmead Microbrewery

    (Warren, MI) Scooter’s 1363rd bar, first visited in 2019. When I first stepped in here and saw the beer list I had to ask the bartender how to tell which...

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  • (Downtown Square, Newark, OH) Scooter’s 1362nd bar, first visited in 2019. This is the hotel bar for the Doubletree in downtown Newark, though it has a separate entrace so it’s...

    #1362: Elements

    (Downtown Square, Newark, OH) Scooter’s 1362nd bar, first visited in 2019. This is the hotel bar for the Doubletree in downtown Newark, though it has a separate entrace so it’s...

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  • (Newark, OH) Scooter’s 1360th bar, first visited in 2019. This is a very cool tap room, and in addition to having good beer of their own, they have several guest...

    #1360: DankHouse Brewing Company

    (Newark, OH) Scooter’s 1360th bar, first visited in 2019. This is a very cool tap room, and in addition to having good beer of their own, they have several guest...

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  • (Downtown, Des Moines, IA) Scooter’s 1345th bar, first visited in 2019. This is a fantastic-looking English pub right in the heart of downtown. Along with the great interior, there is...

    #1345: Royal Mile

    (Downtown, Des Moines, IA) Scooter’s 1345th bar, first visited in 2019. This is a fantastic-looking English pub right in the heart of downtown. Along with the great interior, there is...

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  • (Downtown, Des Moines, IA) Scooter’s 1343rd bar, first visited in 2019. We tried to go to El Bait Shop next but it was wasn’t happening — far too crowded. So...

    #1343: Shorty’s Somewhat Fancy Bar

    (Downtown, Des Moines, IA) Scooter’s 1343rd bar, first visited in 2019. We tried to go to El Bait Shop next but it was wasn’t happening — far too crowded. So...

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  • (Downtown, Des Moines, IA) Scooter’s 1341st bar, first visited in 2019. Since we foudn foot at Mullets we decided to save Iowa Taproom for tomorrow as originally planned. We checked...

    #1341: Hessen Haus

    (Downtown, Des Moines, IA) Scooter’s 1341st bar, first visited in 2019. Since we foudn foot at Mullets we decided to save Iowa Taproom for tomorrow as originally planned. We checked...

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  • (McKinley School/ Columbus Park, Des Moines, IA) Scooter’s 1339th bar, first visited in 2019. Originally we had made the difficult decision of cutting this place from our itinerary. But after...

    #1339: L D’s Corner Bar

    (McKinley School/ Columbus Park, Des Moines, IA) Scooter’s 1339th bar, first visited in 2019. Originally we had made the difficult decision of cutting this place from our itinerary. But after...

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  • (Greater South Side, Des Moines, IA) Scooter’s 1338th bar, first visited in 2019. Though I’ve had some of their beer before, this is my first visit to an Iowa brewery....

    #1338: Confluence Brewing

    (Greater South Side, Des Moines, IA) Scooter’s 1338th bar, first visited in 2019. Though I’ve had some of their beer before, this is my first visit to an Iowa brewery....

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  • (Bay View, Milwaukee, WI) Scooter’s 1330th bar, first visited in 2019. I had never heard of this place, but it came recommended by an Internet Stranger who had been here...

    #1330: 1840 Brewing Company

    (Bay View, Milwaukee, WI) Scooter’s 1330th bar, first visited in 2019. I had never heard of this place, but it came recommended by an Internet Stranger who had been here...

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  • (Forest Home Hills, Milwaukee, WI) Scooter’s 1327th bar, first visited in 2019. I have been to a ton of dive bars. Up to the point of this writing, I had...

    #1327: Holler House

    (Forest Home Hills, Milwaukee, WI) Scooter’s 1327th bar, first visited in 2019. I have been to a ton of dive bars. Up to the point of this writing, I had...

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  • (Bay View, Milwaukee, WI) Scooter’s 1325th bar, first visited in 2019. This was another recommendation from a bartender earlier in the day. And we almost missed it, because what looked...

    #1325: At Random

    (Bay View, Milwaukee, WI) Scooter’s 1325th bar, first visited in 2019. This was another recommendation from a bartender earlier in the day. And we almost missed it, because what looked...

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  • (Walker’s Point, Milwaukee, WI) Scooter’s 1322nd bar, first visited in 2019. This place was recommended to us by the bartender at the previous bar. Along the way we did some...

    #1322: Shaker’s Cigar Bar

    (Walker’s Point, Milwaukee, WI) Scooter’s 1322nd bar, first visited in 2019. This place was recommended to us by the bartender at the previous bar. Along the way we did some...

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  • (Harbor View, Milwaukee, WI) Scooter’s 1320th bar, first visited in 2019. Back last November, a couple of Canadians came into Zoo Bar on a Saturday. They liked to travel, and...

    #1320: George’s Pub

    (Harbor View, Milwaukee, WI) Scooter’s 1320th bar, first visited in 2019. Back last November, a couple of Canadians came into Zoo Bar on a Saturday. They liked to travel, and...

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