Traveling to breweries by train is a charming way to discover beer. Contributor Ben Keene explores Hudson Valley breweries near the Metro North train line leading out of New York City.Read More
Visiting New York City Breweries
and Brewery Tours
In a city known for big shows and bright lights, New York City breweries shine. If you are visiting to discover New York beer, you’ll find NYC beer at breweries from Brooklyn to Queens and every borough in between. Grab a subway map, make sure you have popular rideshare apps downloaded on your smart phone, and get ready to explore the exciting microbreweries, brew pubs, and beer bars across the city and beyond.
See photos from the 2019 Beers With(out) Beards Festival, a festival in Brooklyn, New York, that celebrates women in beer and women who love beer.Read More
The New York City beer festival that features women brewers and female-led breweries is back in 2019. The founder tells you what's new.Read More
This unique “Mash Up” series where New York Beer Project brews unique beers inspired by Perry’s iconic ice cream flavors.Read More
New York farm breweries don’t have to be tucked away on a country road, they just have to use ingredients grown exclusively in the state.Read More
Saint James Brewery in Long Island, New York, is releasing their shipwreck beer. The brewer calls it a “dream project” years in the making.Read More
Exploring New York Farm Breweries
New York state is home to more than 400 breweries. More than half are designated as “farm breweries,” but that doesn’t mean you’ll be drinking New York craft beers next to a pasture of cows. The designation is for breweries that use a certain percentage of state agriculture to make their beers. That means even in the concrete jungle, you’ll be able to seek out farm breweries and other NYC beers that are proudly using many locally-grown ingredients in the brewing process.
What does a brewery facilities engineer do? Mathew Weitman shows you a day in the life of these brew house problem solvers.Read More
New York’s Queensbridge housing projects was an incubator for future rappers. As the area around Queensbridge has slowly started changing, additions like Big Alice Brewing are adding new elements to local lore.Read More
Katarina Martinez knows full well the ups and downs of owning a small brewery. The founder of Lineup Brewing in Brooklyn, New York, talks about her Bïeryoncé beer, being a woman in beer, and where she's finding her biggest supporters.Read More
Find NYC Craft Beer and Breweries
If you are planning to visit and explore New York’s craft beer scene, be sure to make our CraftBeer.com Brewery Finder your go-to online search tool. As more brew pubs and breweries open in New York City’s boroughs, you won’t want to miss a single one. Our interactive map is continually updated, making even the newest NYC brewery tours or craft brewery near you easy to find. We know it can be nearly impossible to keep up with new openings, so let our powerful brewery search engine locate NYC breweries, microbreweries and brew pubs for you. Don’t forget to check out NYC brewery tours!
New York City Craft Beer News
There are many exciting things happening in the New York craft beer scene, as well in breweries and brew pubs across the state. Knowing the latest about breweries and brew pubs will help you plan your trip, so continue to visit CraftBeer.com for updates on NYC craft beer as well as brewery news across the state and the Northeast.