With an impressive beer selection of high-end imports and domestic craft brews as well as beers of the "blue collar" variety, the Mission District's Gestalt Haus caters to casual and serious beer drinkers alike. Gestalt has 20 beers on tap, including lagers, pilsners, porters, stouts, German wheat beers, and Belgian ales. It also has several kinds of steins from whence to swill, such as "das boot" reserved for Spaten, their Bavarian lager on tap. You can also find a variety of local flavors: Anchor as well as Downtown Brown, Racer 5, and the Lagunitas-brewed Sonoma Farmhouse Hop Stoopid.
A casual place to lounge and booze, Gestalt's also the spot for a light nosh and nibble on sammies and brats. There are even meat-free Italian and Kielbasa sauages for vegetarians. The friendly bartenders will recommend which beers go best with your pork, chicken, or beef sausage. A comfortable spot with a jukebox, pool table, pinball, and arcade games.