If you’re serious about trying the best beer in the city (from the actual source), you need to take a trip to Mikkeller and drink lots of fancy Danish beer. This place is attached to Citi Field (and it’s open all year round), so the next time you go to a Mets game, budget thirty minutes of extra time to get a drink here before the game.
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Where to drink craft beer in a place that probably has brick walls and tastefully labeled taps.
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Ganesh Temple Canteen
Ganesh Temple Canteen is a South Indian cafeteria below a Hindu temple in Flushing that serves some of the best dosas in NYC.
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Alphabet City Beer Co.
Alphabet City Beer Co. looks like a general store you’d find upstate, but it’s actually an East Village bar with armchairs and lots of craft beer.
Winter Garden at The Standard
The Winter Garden at The Standard East Village is a seasonal pop-up where you can drink cocktails in heated yurts in the hotel’s garden.
Head to Skinner’s Loft when you’re looking for rooftop drinks in Downtown Jersey City.
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Threes Brewing is one of the better places for a laid-back big group hang in Brooklyn.
Beer Culture is a relaxed bar near Port Authority where you can drink beer to compensate for the fact that you’re near Port Authority.
Evil Twin Brewing NYC
Evil Twin’s Ridgewood tap room is a great place to have a birthday party or hang out with your friends and their toddlers on a weekend afternoon.
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