Richmond institution Mekong is in the running for USA Today's Best Beer Bar in America and they need your vote.
Need some more convincing? Here are 10 reasons you should vote for Mekong:
1. An Bui is Awesome
An is a Richmond cheerleader, local celebrity and lover of all things beer. We don't think we've ever seen a photo of him without a huge smile on his face.
2. An is a Craft Beer OG
Remember when you thought Heineken was the fanciest beer you'd ever tasted? Well, An was transforming his family Vietnamese restaurant into craft beer lover's heaven...before most craft beer lovers existed.
3. An's Old Youtubes Are Amazing
Look how excited that guy is. Look how young some of those RVABeer heavy hitters are!
4. Mekong is a Vietnamese Beer Bar
Seriously, have you had enough farm to table, artisanal, single source, hormone free buffalo wings yet? Have a banh mi with that Belgian Tripel.
5. Mekong is the best beer bar
Craftbeer.com named Mekong the Best Beer Bar in America in 2013 & 2014.
6. Seriously, it's the best
Thrillist said Mekong was one of America's 33 Best Beer Bars in 2015.
7. 50 Taps!
50 taps! You got your local beer, you got your national beer, you got your imports. Mekong has it all.
That's a lotta bottles.
8. Ratebeer Likes Mekong Too
Ratebeer.com voted Mekong a best beer restaurant in the entire world.
9. The Answer
An's not just selling the stuff anymore. The brewpub next door, the Answer is also bringing home awards.
10. They Need Your Vote!
Mekong is currently in 3rd place, go vote now. Click this link. Cast your vote for Mekong.