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Union Square - handcrafted brews

lildiss73 Sep 25, 2009 06:38 AM

Can anyone recommend a good place to get hand crafted beers in the Union Square area? Anything but Heartland Brewery. Could even be a belgian place....

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  1. smokeandapancake RE: lildiss73 Sep 25, 2009 07:18 AM

    markt- 6th and 21st

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      KTinNYC RE: lildiss73 Sep 25, 2009 07:27 AM

      What do you mean by handcrated beer? Beers brewed in house? If so I don't think that exisit in Union Square.

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        lildiss73 RE: KTinNYC Sep 25, 2009 07:30 AM

        just a place that has good beers and a nice variety.

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          KTinNYC RE: lildiss73 Sep 25, 2009 08:07 AM

          Not too far from Union Square DBA and Jimmy's 43 have exactly what you are looking for.

      2. egit RE: lildiss73 Sep 25, 2009 09:51 AM

        Resto isn't too far. It's on 29th between park and Lex. And people don't ordinarily think of this, but Gramercy Tavern has an *extensive* beer list. They don't treat you badly if you just go in there for a drink or two at the bar.

        A little further up,on 33rd (i think) is Rattle-n-Hum which has, I think 40 taps.

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          roze RE: lildiss73 Sep 25, 2009 01:02 PM

          Right in Union square the only place with some good beers is Lillies on 17th street and Broadway. They carry Leffe Brun, Hofbrau, Delerium, etc. Pretty good food and even have some live Irish music on Saturdays at 4:00.


          1. streamwise RE: lildiss73 Sep 27, 2009 01:33 AM

            Stand on 12th St always carries 8-10 local beers on tap (usually selections from Victory, Troegs, Sixpoint, Peak Organic, Captain Lawrence, Bluepoint, Cisco, Weyerbacher, Brooklyn Brewery, Southampton, etc..).

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