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Adult Harry Potter fans can now get something a little stronger than butterbeer at a new Harry Potter-themed bar in wonderful Toronto, Canada!

Owned by Matt Rocks and Paris Xerx, The Lockhart (a nod to the Defense Against the Dark Arts professor) features a setting that’s reminiscent of an apothecary with plenty of small tributes to the Boy Who Lived scattered throughout the bar.

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You’ll soon be able to drink Heisenberg-style you’re in London. A pop-up bar called ABQ after Albuquerque, will be offering adult beverages in an RV like the one Walter and Jesse used for their operation in the early days. It’ll cost £30 (about $47), to “cook” up two custom drinks with the bar’s expert mixologists.

Most of them will be blue I’m guessing.

Up to 22 people at a time will be able to customize a drink, but there’s already a long waiting list. There are over 18,000 guests who have already signed up for their chance when the bar is open starting in July through August.

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Most sports bars aren’t really the kind of place where geeks feel at home, so Melissa Garza came up with the idea for Dungeons and Drafts. It’s a bar just for geeks in Fort Collins, Colorado. Not surprisingly, their kickstarter fully funded in under seven hours.

The bar will look the part with styling like a medieval tavern and the drinks will be themed. You’ll be able to sip Thyme Lord, Grain for Ore, and Study in Pink in addition to over 30 beers, meads, and ciders.

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Yes, this winter has been absolutely terrible but snowsculpt has found a way to make it a little easier to “bear”. Dave Rothstein is a snow sculptor in Northampton, Massachusetts who built a giant igloo, turned it into a speakeasy, and then served drinks to the neighborhood. He told Mass Live:

“It seemed a shame to let it go to waste, with only me enjoying it.”

He makes both alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks and serves them up for free in shot glasses made of ice. The last few weekends he’s had as many as 70 people a night stopping by his igloo.

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We all love food and drinks with nerdy themes, especially when it comes from an equally geeky establishment. Unfortunately, going out to eat and being greeted by a nerdy menu is still something of a rare event. We don’t know why, but many places still choose to use the rather boring menu format without a themed-item in sight!

To fulfill our craving for creatively geeky menus, we conducted a search around the world. Here are nine of the nerdiest menus from the United States and abroad. See the menus and some of their deliciously nerdy food and drink after the break!

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Dominic Monaghan and Billy Boyd, a.k.a. Merry and Pippin, recently visited New Zealand for BBC America’s Wild Things with Dominic Monaghan. While they were there, they couldn’t resist visiting Hobbiton and going to The Green Dragon. Yes, it’s a real place tourists can visit and get ale and other offerings from the Shire. Not content with merely drinking at the bar though, Monaghan and Boyd stepped to the other side and served beverages. Could you imagine being a visiting fan on that day? I bet a lot of flailing happened.

See the hobbits in bartending action after the break.

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When you have a basement, a DIY can-do attitude, and geeky tendencies, you have the makings of an epic basement-dungeon bar. Joe and Megan Weber fit the description, and they transformed their plain basement with white walls into a dungeon-themed bar. Megan painted the walls to look like stone, and they installed a secret door, a hanging skeleton, and all kinds decorations to add to the ambiance.

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Could you imagine kicking back and having some booze with Godzilla? What about with one of the monsters from Pacific Rim? Alcohol changes them and makes them less vicious! You can relax with Kaiju at a new limited-time bar called Kaiju Sakaba in Kawasaki, Japan. There are costumes and the entire bar is filled with memorabilia showcasing kaiju and Ultraman . But, don’t you dare come into the bar dressed as a superhero. No good guys allowed!

The monster tavern will close next spring so go get a drink with a kaiju while you can!

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Hold onto your butts fellow United States citizens, it looks like we’re getting a science fiction themed hotel with a Giger Bar. Yes, there is a nerdy Santa Claus. Andy Davies founded Sci-Fi Hotel, “a cat tree for geeks,” and though it doesn’t have a physical location yet, Davies has big plans. From the official website, Davies describes it thusly:

Sci-Fi Hotel is an architectural and artistic celebration of science fiction. It’s a creative and technological showcase that features classic, retro and futuristic science fiction design, art, books, movies and style in guest rooms and public spaces for a completely immersive ‘out-of-this-world’ experience.

Sign me up. To make it even more appealing, Davies has spoken with the one and only H.R. Giger to work out a deal to open a Giger Bar in the United States, based on the already existing one in Switzerland. The Giger Bar offers an otherworldly setting. It’s dramatic and striking and would completely be the kind of place geeks across the nation would plan trips around. Davies spoke to Bonnie Burton of Crave and said he wants to replicate some of the look of the bar in Switzerland:

“Matching those design elements with the same style of furniture, the bar — well, pretty much replicating the whole thing. The important thing for me is total authenticity. I want Giger and his team to be totally involved. This will be a Giger work of art, not just a copy, but the real thing. That’s really important to H.R. Giger and to me.”

Davies will hopefully be announcing a location for the hotel and bar in early 2014. I hope they have a sturdy reservation system ready for all the bookings!

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The minus5° Ice Bar, which recently opened at the New York Hilton Midtown in New York City, is made almost entirely from Canadian ice, including the walls, seats, bar, light fixtures and drink glasses. The temperature inside the bar is kept at 23 degrees Fahrenheit and it has been reported that “any heat-emitting devices that could melt the Arctic freeze — like cellphones — must be deposited in temperature-proof lockers at the door.”

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