When I first walked into Board to Beers—the only board game bar in Memphis—there was only one word that came to mind.
Nostalgia. I wasn’t a Dungeons and Dragons type of board player myself, but I remember the feeling of Christmas mornings or birthdays past opening up the classics; Chutes and Ladders, Monopoly, Life, and being so excited because that meant the probability of my family gathered around the table succeeding from reality for a little while was high. And to most, that is exactly what board games represent; it means inclusivity and an escape into a new adventure.
As I walked past the “game library” filled with over 600 games (which is continuously growing and can be viewed at www.board2beers.com) I was amazed at how thorough the selection was. So many to choose from! Gamers can walk in, pick a game—or bring their own—and settle at one of the many game tables available and begin making memories. There is a Kid Corner for BTB’s littlest fans, complete with a stealthy, kid-friendly selection of games. Almost every inch of BTB screams Memphis localism, from the hand-painted murals meticulously crafted by local artists, to the selection of beer made by local Memphis breweries.
Offering many “themed” nights by way of trivia and ladies night—just to name a few—we know once you experience the wistfulness of everything BTB has to offer, you’ll definitely want to go back so we suggest one of the many memberships they offer. (More)
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As if board games and beer wasn’t tantalizing enough, we saved the best for last! Board to Beers has a “hidden” Alice in Wonderland themed room accessible through the infamous red door, which is available to rent for any special occasion, and BTB even offers “Down the Rabbit Hole” tea parties! As Alice herself once said, “When I used to read fairy-tales, I fancied that kind of thing never happened, and now, here I am in the middle of one.” And that’s exactly how you’ll feel at Board to Beers; like you’re in the middle of a fairy tale.
Feature by: Andrea Jones
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