neighborhood bar draws a casual crowd that's hip to low lights, candle-lit conversation and quality beer. With an inviting atmosphere and plentiful seating, Lemming's is a good choice for low-key weeknight outings.
Owned by the folks who bring you Green Eye Lounge, Lemmings has a better-than-average beer selection – one that isn't overwhelmingly large, but flaunts enough unique selections to spike some interest amongst connoisseurs. A large chalkboard above the bar informs you of the many choices. On tap you'll find microbrews like Rogue, Dogfish, Bell's, Left Hand Milk Stout and Three Floyds for $5-$5.75. Bottle choices range from Anchor Steam, Two Brothers and Iron City to Unibrou, Sam Smith's Oatmeal Stout and Guinness. Domestic and micro bottles will put you back $3.75-$5, while import bottles and cans range from $4.75-$6.50. Not keen to the microbrews? Pick up a $2.75 PBR or a can of Schlitz for $2.50.
And speaking of Schlitz, Lemmings must have a soft spot for working-class beer, as most of its decor is Schlitz related. Still, that doesn't declass this spot in any way. Lemmings is a good bar for conversation, due partly to its milieu of candlelit tables, muted tones, art-covered walls (with purchasable pieces) and music that's not obnoxiously loud. It's a little rustic feeling, too, with a tin ceiling, an old fashioned cash register and a long, dark wooden bar. The free wifi and board games don't hurt, either. For those longing less for conversation and more for action, the back room holds a pool table as well as arcade and pinball games.
Centerstage Reviewer: Katie Piepel
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