outdoor seating Archive

  • (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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  • (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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  • (Heath, OH) Scooter’s 1359th bar, first visited in 2019. This brewery is located on a former military installation (Air Force, I think?) and consequently was rather tricky to find. Even...

    #1359: Homestead Beer Company

    (Heath, OH) Scooter’s 1359th bar, first visited in 2019. This brewery is located on a former military installation (Air Force, I think?) and consequently was rather tricky to find. Even...

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  • (Buckeye Lake, OH) Scooter’s 1358th bar, first visited in 2019. This was the first stop of a mini brewery crawl. Having a restaurant attached next door (accessible through the brewery...

    #1358: Buckeye Lake Brewery

    (Buckeye Lake, OH) Scooter’s 1358th bar, first visited in 2019. This was the first stop of a mini brewery crawl. Having a restaurant attached next door (accessible through the brewery...

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  • (Cumming, IA) Scooter’s 1355th bar, first visited in 2019. Because it’s adjacent to a trailhead for a major bike path (in fact there’s a path blazed from the trailhead directly...

    #1355: Cumming Tap

    (Cumming, IA) Scooter’s 1355th bar, first visited in 2019. Because it’s adjacent to a trailhead for a major bike path (in fact there’s a path blazed from the trailhead directly...

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  • (Valley Junction, West Des Moines, IA) Scooter’s 1354th bar, first visited in 2019. Not technically in Valley Junction, but close enough that it’s the best way to describe it. Located...

    #1354: Fox Brewing

    (Valley Junction, West Des Moines, IA) Scooter’s 1354th bar, first visited in 2019. Not technically in Valley Junction, but close enough that it’s the best way to describe it. Located...

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  • (Downtown, Des Moines, IA) Scooter’s 1353rd bar, first visited in 2019. This is a brand new brewery, only open for a few weeks at the time of our visit, directly...

    #1353: 1717 Brewing Co

    (Downtown, Des Moines, IA) Scooter’s 1353rd bar, first visited in 2019. This is a brand new brewery, only open for a few weeks at the time of our visit, directly...

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  • (Downtown, Des Moines, IA) Scooter’s 1352nd bar, first visited in 2019. There were a crap-ton of cyclists here. And, despite the rainbow banners outside, in one corner was a small...

    #1352: Peace Tree Brewing Co. – Des Moines Branch

    (Downtown, Des Moines, IA) Scooter’s 1352nd bar, first visited in 2019. There were a crap-ton of cyclists here. And, despite the rainbow banners outside, in one corner was a small...

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  • (Downtown, Des Moines, IA) Scooter’s 1351st bar, first visited in 2019. This is primarily a karaoke bar but we were here way too early for karaoke. So our entertainment was...

    #1351: AJ’s on East Court

    (Downtown, Des Moines, IA) Scooter’s 1351st bar, first visited in 2019. This is primarily a karaoke bar but we were here way too early for karaoke. So our entertainment was...

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  • (Downtown, Des Moines, IA) Scooter’s 1348th bar, first visited in 2019. This is an odd duck in that it is a new-build dive bar. That’s really hard to do, you...

    #1348: Ernie’s Boondock

    (Downtown, Des Moines, IA) Scooter’s 1348th bar, first visited in 2019. This is an odd duck in that it is a new-build dive bar. That’s really hard to do, you...

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  • (Des Moines, IA) Scooter’s 1347th bar, first visited in 2019. We walked down here from Carl’s, and despite having had breakfast just 2 hours earlier, we were hungry again and...

    #1347: Exile Brewing Company

    (Des Moines, IA) Scooter’s 1347th bar, first visited in 2019. We walked down here from Carl’s, and despite having had breakfast just 2 hours earlier, we were hungry again and...

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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 1344th bar, first visited in 2019. We returned after nearly an hour and found the place still way too crowded. Absolutely no way of getting...

    #1344: El Bait Shop

    (Downtown, Des Moines, IA) Scooter’s 1344th bar, first visited in 2019. We returned after nearly an hour and found the place still way too crowded. Absolutely no way of getting...

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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 1340th bar, first visited in 2019. Since Exile Brewing was closed we contoinued our attempt to go to Iowa Taproom a day...

    #1340: Mullets

    (McKinley School/ Columbus Park, Des Moines, IA) Scooter’s 1340th bar, first visited in 2019. Since Exile Brewing was closed we contoinued our attempt to go to Iowa Taproom a day...

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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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  • (Downtown, Bethany, MO) Scooter’s 1337th bar, first visited in 2019. My friend Brandon and I tried to visit here over a decade ago when it was a placed called Right...

    #1337: Mugsley’s Pub

    (Downtown, Bethany, MO) Scooter’s 1337th bar, first visited in 2019. My friend Brandon and I tried to visit here over a decade ago when it was a placed called Right...

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  • (Downtown, Kansas City, MO) Scooter’s 1336th bar, first visited in 2019. I had no idea until later that, while I’ve been in here before, I’d never actually had a drink...

    #1336: Pizza Bar

    (Downtown, Kansas City, MO) Scooter’s 1336th bar, first visited in 2019. I had no idea until later that, while I’ve been in here before, I’d never actually had a drink...

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  • (Downtown, Kansas City, MO) Formerly Gordon Biersch Scooter’s 1335th bar, first visited in 2019. I wasn’t originally planning to even count this as a new bar since I had already...

    #1335: County Road Ice House

    (Downtown, Kansas City, MO) Formerly Gordon Biersch Scooter’s 1335th bar, first visited in 2019. I wasn’t originally planning to even count this as a new bar since I had already...

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