Best Craft Beer Bars In NYC

Beer Bars

Sip some of the world’s finest suds at one of the many beer bars all across NYC.  Enjoy the widest selection of beer from all over the world from rich dark stouts to pale ales, and every imaginable beer in between. New York is a beer-lovers paradise, so be sure to include one of these well-known establishments on your New York City tour.

Here are some of the top craft beer bars in NYC:


This Scandinavian chic Manhattan white-marbled beer bar opened in 2013.  Featuring rare bottle and draft brews from across Europe, and one-third of the draft brews are from the owner’s Evil Twin brewery. Visitors can expect unique a rotating, 21-tap draft menu an imaginative bar food menu.

Threes Brewing in Brooklyn

This Gowanus bi-level 5,000-square-foot warehouse brewery serves its own craft suds and features pop-up munchies from eateries like the Meat Hook and Roberta’s.  There are 30-keg tanks tapped behind the bar along with a versatile cocktail menu and wine.  If a morning latte is what you’re after a café serves Ninth Street Espresso and Balthazar baked goods from a cozy loft area.

Alewife Queens

This bar located in hip Long Island City is a favorite destination for craft beer enthusiasts or those looking for rare European imports.  28 taps dispense a stellar variety of sipping classics, from domestics to hard-to-find European imports.  There is an ambitious menu with serious eats that go above and beyond usual bar fare, and pizzas served from 11 pm- till 2 am.  For dessert try the adult float, with root liquor and bourbon vanilla ice cream.

Spuyten Duyvil

Rub elbows with neighborhood regulars who frequent this cozy Williamsburg beer and wine bar that fills a former railroad apartment.  This alehouse specializes in Belgian beer with a regional selection brews that are unmatched.  This trendy joint ranked a number 1 rating in Beer within 3 months of opening.  Meats and cheeses are served to sop up the suds.

Bronx Alehouse

Sample over 100 different brews and join the beer club!  Feel right at home in this neighbourhood world-class beer hall, close to Van Cortland Park.  Choose from a great line up of suds and enjoy a burger or some wings. If you’re on a budget, then come on Wednesday night to get a cool 50 percent discount on all beers! The taps here dispense domestic ‘juices’, so get ready to taste the best of America!


The only hitch with this bar is, it can’t accommodate many people at one go. The rest, as we know, it is a pure delight! Its eccentric menu lists brews not only from across the country but also from all over the world. With ten rotating drafts and 30 bottles to sample, this place is definitely at the top of the craft beer bar touring list.

The Ginger Man

A selection of over 70 beers are on tap and over 100 bottled brews make this classy dimly lit pub a beer lover’s paradise.  There is plenty of room to accommodate large crowds in this Midtown alehouse that offers wine and spirits and serious bar eats. East 36th Street is the place you want to be for a sophisticated fun drinking experience.

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