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LA makes the list: 5 Best Places for Beer Drinking

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St. Nick's Pub, an Irish bar on 3rd across from the Beverly Connection, gives us that landmark rating according to Great American Beer: 50 Brands that Shaped the 20th Century by Christopher O'Hara. The book quotes Lauren Jaeger, a "legendary LA sophisticate and barhopper extraordinaire" (we have no idea who this person is) saying, "if you are a post-college 20-something hipster with a taste that runs more towards mozzarella stocks (sic) and Budweiser than caviar and Cristal, then this is your place. Plus, the men are hot."

It's amusing that "post-college 20-something" is also used in CitySearch's review (so who copied whom?). And what if you are only a hipster with an AA?

Anyway, where is your favorite Los Angeles beer drinking haunt?

St. Nick's Pub is located at 8450 West Third Street. Photo not of St. Nicks, but tagged with "irish" and "beer," by matthoov via Flickr.