You don't really need a reason to enjoy a good pint of beer. Just do it. And we'll tell you where to grab the best crafts and drafts in New York City. The spots on the list vary greatly from the best priced to those with the greatest ambience to some true gems having the most insane selection of beers for all tastes. Anyway, each of it is worthy of your attention on a Friday night or any given night whenever you're in the mood to have fun.
Good people drink good beer! And you can’t think of any better place for good craft beer than Rattle 'N' Hum. Over 40 microbrews are waiting on tap to meet everyone’s taste serving wide range of domestic and imported crafts. What's more it offers a long menu with detailed descriptions and instruction to suit your pour. The spot is perfect for special occasions of any kind—you can book it for a private party.
14 E 33rd St, New York, NY 10016, 306 W 39th St New York, NY 10018
Though the name may sound a bit frightening, have no worries! The Cannibal won’t put your life at risk. It was named in honor of world’s famous cyclist Eddy Merckx who was also known as “The Cannibal”. This place is a famous beer and butcher shop with rich traditions and history. The beverage menu will impress the most demanding drink gourmets with over 450 different beers including domestic and overseas brewers.
Those who have already joined the army of NYC’s brew hounds will certainly appreciate the Randolph Beer. This venue offers not only a wide range of fantastic IPAs and stouts available on over 40 taps in addition to the finest selection of ales, but also best tasting sandwiches, chicken pot pies and many more. The food here is amazing as well as the inner atmosphere and design. Expect reclaimed wood, live music and homey ambiance.
The Bronx Beer Hall founders have created this venue to change stereotypes and perceptions of the borough they grew up and love very much. Located at the Arthur Avenue Retail Market it offers a good selection of craft beers, stouts and ales served in Mason jars. Sports fans will appreciate 6 flat-screen TV sets available at The Bronx Beer Hall which appears to be trendy not only for experienced brew dogs but also for youth searching for new tastes and impressions.
Great food, relaxing music, wide selection of craft beers, unique collection of whiskey and bourbon—these are only few features of Spritzenhaus. Created in form of a huge outdoor beer garden featuring over 6,000 square feet to host numerous visitors daily this venue boast an enormous collection of craft beers, dark stouts and your favorite IPAs which are served from over 25 taps. Open kitchen has also something delicious to offer.
Battery Harris creators are committed to elevated and innovative cuisine while maintaining a laid-back vibe in both atmosphere and demeanor. Their cozy, beach-themed décor is enjoyed by everyone from neighborhood locals stopping in for a quick beer and small bite, to large groups of friends embarking on a culinary adventure, to the late night crowd throwing back cocktails and sampling the Jerk Menu.
Name in honour of short beers and beverages traditionally served during a break between horse races the Pony Bar brings authentic American traditions of the finest craft beers with rotating selection always available on tap. The main feature of the venue is that it does not stock any imports focusing on what's being produced here in US. Check both their locations on 1st and 10th Ave.
Stop being a beer snob and become a beer geek at Alphabet City Beer Co.! Located in the East Village this venue lets New Yorkers expand their brew experience and widen social circle. Serving over 350 varieties of craft beers which are brought to you by local domestic and imported brewers the venue also offers fresh bread, meat, cheese and growlers.
The Blind Tiger appeared in 1995 making its first steps on NYC’s beer scene when very few people had the foggiest idea of what craft really was. Now this place is believed to be one of the best bar and food venues with its meticulously curated programs, 28 regularly rotating draught lines, decent menu and a true love for crafts.
281 Bleecker St, New York, NY 10014
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