As we’ve reported previously, Torpedo Room is not a bar, nor is it a restaurant. Rather it offers 16 taps and draught beer in taster flights as well as small snacks and the occasional special brew such as Torpedo Extra IPA aged in rye whiskey barrels with Citra hops.
The space, which is a smart blend of retro and modern with reclaimed lights and table tops and a convivial vibe, can host around 45 craft beer drinkers. Customers also have the option of filling “growlers” to go, as well as buying six-packs, cases and individually specialty bottles.
Torpedo Room joins the burgeoning new 4th and U commercial district which has quickly filled up with new stores. It is an extension of Berkeley’s popular Fourth Street shopping area. It is also one of many beverage-related businesses in this part of West Berkeley, which is why Berkeleyside has dubbed the neighborhood the “drinks district.”
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