• You must be 21+ to be a BAR FLY.
  • We kindly ask that you place your order by the 26th of each month to ensure inclusion for the next month’s installment.


  • Your subscription will consist of a curated and eclectic sampling of approximately six beers every month, times two, because we believe sharing is caring. 
  • We’re keeping the recipe simple.  Bar Fly packages include Hoppy, Dark, Light, Sours and Ted’s Picks.
  • Choose a three month, six month or year subscription package.
  • Our selection will always be eclectic, by design. Our favorite brewers put their best beers in a variety of packages so we don’t always get to choose which package is used. We have decided to remain flexible about container and size. So, don’t be surprised when you find a 22 oz Anniversary beer one day or a 500 ml Barrel Aged Stout another day. Each bottle or can plays a part in our beer journey.


  • Our intention is to build a strong, loyal, local base for BAR FLY. When you choose local pickup, you don’t just save on shipping.
  • Each Bar Fly will receive a reusable canvas Bar Fly tote for easy transport of your beers.
  • We also want to encourage subscribers to spend time with us as we build our Bar Fly community. What better way to do so then to pour you a complimentary draft. Note that Wednesday is our preferred pick up day and the day when we plan to tap a special keg, specifically designed to serve our subscribers. Also, keep in mind that Tuesday is when we receive most of our deliveries so you can expect to find the latest and greatest new releases on Wednesdays.
  • The week with the first Wednesday of the month will be the pick up week for that month. Pickups will be on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays of that week, during our regular Essex Market shop hours. Note that pickups will be extended to Thursdays in the months of June, July, and September given Monday holidays.
  • You will receive an email as soon as your subscription is ready for pickup.
  • BAR FLY beer must be picked up by the individual who purchased the subscription. Alternatively, you are always welcome to have a proxy pick up your beer. To add a proxy, at checkout, put the name of the person in the “Order Proxy” space at the bottom of the checkout page. Your proxy must have a copy of your order confirmation, a valid ID, and be 21 or over.
  • If you do not pick up your subscription during the allotted window, your beers will be returned to our inventory unless prior arrangements have been made. Please email us at [email protected] for any exceptions.
  • Refunds are not available for unclaimed subscriptions.


  • Subscriptions are shipped via UPS with standard Ground service.
  • You will receive an email once your beers have been shipped along with a tracking number.
  • We believe beer is precious and we know it is fragile. To ensure your beer is delivered intact, we use Whale Pod shippers. These reusable boxes are specially designed to minimize breakage. https://whalepodshipper.com/product/12-pack-whale-pod-500ml-750ml-bottle-shipper/
  • Age verification and the signature of an adult 21+ years of age is required at the time of delivery.
  • If you are not available to receive your shipment with required ID, you may incur additional shipping charges for redelivery.BILLING:
  • You will be automatically billed on the 26th of each month.


  • We like happy customers. If you are not satisfied, you can cancel your subscription after the first month by emailing us at [email protected] by the 15th of the month.
  • If you purchased a set duration subscription (e.g. 6 or 12 months) we are not able to cancel or refund the subscription.
  • Life is complicated and plans change. If you need to pause your subscription, please send us a note at [email protected].


  • Beer received through BAR FLY is intended for individual consumption and enjoyment. The beer is not for resale.  Subscribers found reselling their beer or merchandise may have their subscription terminated without refund.
  • Top Hops reserves the right to cancel an individual’s subscription and refund any unused portion of that membership at any time for any reason.