Create a bracket, take bets with your friends and head to a bar to cheer on your chosen basketball teams. We’ve done some digging to find the coolest sports bars to kick off the madness. Here are a couple of our favorites:
With 70 high def TVs and pour-your-own beer available, this sports bar on steroids has separate viewing areas for each game, so there’s no need to head into enemy territory.
Housed in a former auto shop, this casual-atmosphere bar draws heavily on its former resident for ambiance, decor and even cocktail names. For a little half-time fun, try your hand at shuffleboard, a game of pool, or Skee-Ball.
Step 1:Pour a pale ale, like Harp Lager, into a pint glass, filling the glass halfway. Step 2:Float the Guinness on top to fill the glass by slowly pouring it over the back of a teaspoon. Step 3:Remove the spoon; two distinct layers will appear in the glass. Enjoy!
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