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El Bait Shop

Bar, Beer Bar, Beer Store, Pub

200 SW 2nd Street Des Moines, IA ( Map )

(515) 284 - 1970

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Hours

  • Monday

    11AM - 2AM

  • Tuesday

    11AM - 2AM

  • Wednesday

    11AM - 2AM

  • Thursday

    11AM - 2AM

  • Friday

    11AM - 2AM

  • Saturday

    11AM - 2AM

  • Sunday

    11AM - 2AM

Details

  • Payment Types: Discover, American Express, Master Card, Visa
  • Food Served
  • Growlers
  • Crowlers
  • Nitro
  • Cask
  • Wine
  • Cocktails
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Child Friendly

Stats

  • 127,923 Total
  • 10,784 Unique
  • 776 Monthly
  • 0 You

Recent Activity

Rush River Brewing by Arise Barrel Aged

Lemmy L. is drinking an Arise Barrel Aged by Rush River Brewing at El Bait Shop

Purchased at El Bait Shop

Draft

Sky's the Limit (Level 93) Earned the Sky's the Limit (Level 93) badge! Brewery Pioneer (Level 16) Earned the Brewery Pioneer (Level 16) badge!
Potosi Brewing Company by Grand Amber (Brandy Barrel-Aged Barleywine)

Lemmy L. is drinking a Grand Amber (Brandy Barrel-Aged Barleywine) by Potosi Brewing Company at El Bait Shop

Purchased at El Bait Shop

Draft

Hook, Line & Drinker (Level 49) Earned the Hook, Line & Drinker (Level 49) badge! Cheers to Independent U.S. Craft Breweries (Level 20) Earned the Cheers to Independent U.S. Craft Breweries (Level 20) badge!
ReUnion Brewery by DDH Citra Juice Factory

Jeff S. is drinking a DDH Citra Juice Factory by ReUnion Brewery at El Bait Shop

Verified Adventure (Level 16) Earned the Verified Adventure (Level 16) badge! Middle of the Road (Level 15) Earned the Middle of the Road (Level 15) badge!
Rogue Ales by Batsquatch

Brad M. is drinking a Batsquatch by Rogue Ales at El Bait Shop

This is more like it....very hazy, light juicy, with a interesting finish.

Draft

Cheers to Independent U.S. Craft Breweries (Level 100) Earned the Cheers to Independent U.S. Craft Breweries (Level 100) badge!
Ballast Point Brewing Company by A Passing Haze

Brad M. is drinking an A Passing Haze by Ballast Point Brewing Company at El Bait Shop

One of the lightest NE IPA's I've drank....more of a pale with the look, taste, and 4.2 abv. [Relegated to mowing beer status]

Draft

Barn Town Brewing by Neon

Jake R. is drinking a Neon by Barn Town Brewing at El Bait Shop

Real tasty neipa, not as juicy as one could hope though. Still very refreshing

Hook, Line & Drinker Earned the Hook, Line & Drinker badge! Cheers to Independent U.S. Craft Breweries Earned the Cheers to Independent U.S. Craft Breweries badge! Bar Explorer (Level 2) Earned the Bar Explorer (Level 2) badge!

IOWA BREWING Co. by Mango Bling Jacket

Jose S. is drinking a Mango Bling Jacket by IOWA BREWING Co. at El Bait Shop

Purchased at El Bait Shop

Draft

Hook, Line & Drinker Earned the Hook, Line & Drinker badge! Cheers to Independent U.S. Craft Breweries (Level 26) Earned the Cheers to Independent U.S. Craft Breweries (Level 26) badge! Hopped Down (Level 31) Earned the Hopped Down (Level 31) badge! Draft City (Level 24) Earned the Draft City (Level 24) badge! Fruits of Your Labor (Level 8) Earned the Fruits of Your Labor (Level 8) badge!
Dimensional Brewing Company by Happy Cabbage

Tom C. is drinking a Happy Cabbage by Dimensional Brewing Company at El Bait Shop

My first beer from these guys. Won’t be the last.

Draft

Hook, Line & Drinker (Level 18) Earned the Hook, Line & Drinker (Level 18) badge!
East Grove Farms by Whiskey Town

Tom C. is drinking a Whiskey Town by East Grove Farms at El Bait Shop

I was intrigued, but this doesn’t work for me.

Draft

515 Brewing Company by Mexican Spring

David R. is drinking a Mexican Spring by 515 Brewing Company at El Bait Shop

Draft

Brewery Pioneer (Level 19) Earned the Brewery Pioneer (Level 19) badge! Pale as the Moon  (Level 31) Earned the Pale as the Moon (Level 31) badge!

Exile Brewing Company by Hannah

David R. is drinking a Hannah by Exile Brewing Company at El Bait Shop

Draft

Hook, Line & Drinker Earned the Hook, Line & Drinker badge! Ye Olde Pub Earned the Ye Olde Pub badge!

Big Grove Brewery by Easy Eddy

Tom C. is drinking an Easy Eddy by Big Grove Brewery at El Bait Shop

This is great. Light and hoppy yum yums.

Draft

Haze for Days (Level 35) Earned the Haze for Days (Level 35) badge!

Exile Brewing Company by Hannah

Alan S. is drinking a Hannah by Exile Brewing Company at El Bait Shop

Draft

Night Out Earned the Night Out badge! Beer Party Earned the Beer Party badge! Newbie Earned the Newbie badge! Hook, Line & Drinker Earned the Hook, Line & Drinker badge! Cheers to Independent U.S. Craft Breweries Earned the Cheers to Independent U.S. Craft Breweries badge!
Lake Time Brewery by Imperial Peanut Butter

Candace M. is drinking an Imperial Peanut Butter by Lake Time Brewery at El Bait Shop

Draft

Night Out Earned the Night Out badge! Newbie Earned the Newbie badge! Hook, Line & Drinker Earned the Hook, Line & Drinker badge! Cheers to Independent U.S. Craft Breweries Earned the Cheers to Independent U.S. Craft Breweries badge!

Barn Town Brewing by Chowdah

Mark M. is drinking a Chowdah by Barn Town Brewing at El Bait Shop

Draft

Cheers to Independent U.S. Craft Breweries Earned the Cheers to Independent U.S. Craft Breweries badge! Middle of the Road Earned the Middle of the Road badge! I Believe in IPA! (Level 4) Earned the I Believe in IPA! (Level 4) badge!
Peace Tree Brewing Company by Grapefruit No Coast IPA

Tripp C. is drinking a Grapefruit No Coast IPA by Peace Tree Brewing Company at El Bait Shop

Interesting. Real grapefruit taste, not the ruby red either. And hazy. Not sure if I’m into this or not.

Draft

Verified Adventure (Level 6) Earned the Verified Adventure (Level 6) badge! Hopped Up (Level 23) Earned the Hopped Up (Level 23) badge! Draft City (Level 15) Earned the Draft City (Level 15) badge!
Firestone Walker Brewing Company by Mind Haze

Tripp C. is drinking a Mind Haze by Firestone Walker Brewing Company at El Bait Shop

Draft

Cheers to Independent U.S. Craft Breweries (Level 14) Earned the Cheers to Independent U.S. Craft Breweries (Level 14) badge! Brewery Pioneer (Level 18) Earned the Brewery Pioneer (Level 18) badge!
Odell Brewing Co. by Mountain Standard IPA

Karl A. is drinking a Mountain Standard IPA by Odell Brewing Co. at El Bait Shop

Hook, Line & Drinker (Level 17) Earned the Hook, Line & Drinker (Level 17) badge! Cheers to Independent U.S. Craft Breweries (Level 52) Earned the Cheers to Independent U.S. Craft Breweries (Level 52) badge!
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