With local bartenders as your guides, you'll discover New York City's dive bar culture on this 2.5-hour of the East Village saloons. Set out on foot in the evening to three drinking establishments and learn about the area's colorful history, from the Beat poets to the Ramones. You're served a beverage at'the first venue (beer or mixed drink).

Meet your guides in the East Village and learn about local lore from these'veteran bartenders with decades of experience. Discover how the drinking culture of the 1970s influenced the boom years of city dive bars throughout the '80s and '90s. See where city cowboy bars originated, which spawned a whole genre in saloons.

Hear tall tales about the drinking life in the Village and learn tips from the other side of the bar while you visit three lesser-known saloons and dive bars with a small group limited to 12. You'll come away with knowledge about the best local hops, top mixed drinks, and how bartenders can make a saloon come alive. Your ticket includes one beverage (beer or mixed drink).

After your 2.5-hour evening walking tour in the Big Apple, your guides provide their personal picks for other places in the neighborhood to imbibe. If not, they will make sure you are safely on your way to your accommodation.

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