Raise a glass: Find the coolest breweries around and get tips from Chowhounds on which to visit, which to tour, what to drink, and more.

A Guide to Pumpkin Beer, From Colonists to Craft Brewers

Everything you need to know about pumpkin beer, including who invented it and how it's made. It usually tastes like warming pie spices; it reappears every year as we approach autumn; and it's incredibly...

What's with all these craft beers?

by gutreactions 1 year ago

Caught a commentary by commentator/comedian Jim Gaffigan on CBS Sunday Morning Show this past weekend lambasting the explosion of craft beers/microbreweries around the country. It struck me as true...

48 hours in Toronto

by lormarluc 1 month ago

My husband, 14 yo son and I are heading to Toronto for a long weekend. We're staying at the Delta Hotels Toronto on Lower Simcoe Street. Our son has never been, and would like to take him for Chine...

Hard Ciders/Hard Seltzers: favorites?

by gutreactions 3 months ago

Just delving into the world of hard ciders and seltzers. I see signs popping up at local crafters. I read that 'hard seltzers' started showing up in the marketplace less than a decade ago. What are...

Diner Brew Co. now open for tastings in New Rochelle...

by gutreactions 3 months ago

Diner Brew Co. out of Mount Vernon has opened a tasting room on Division Street in New Rochelle. They produce a variety of ciders and beers, some with an historic bent. Dropped in last night to a w...

Captain Lawrence expands beer hall in Elmsford...

by gutreactions 9 months ago

Local news is reporting a new expanded 4000 sq. ft. beer hall accommodating about 180 guests, larger bar with 20 beers on tap, and state-of-the-art kitchen at Captain Lawrence Brewery in Elmsford. ...

Good seasonal brews at Broken Bow, Tuckahoe...

by gutreactions 4 months ago

Opened 7 years ago, Broken Bow Brewery on Marbledale Road in Tuckahoe has been making progress across Westchester County. We visited recently to take in some Sunday afternoon sports and current bre...

Melbourne ethnic?

by vinouspleasure 1 year ago

we're heading back for the au open soon, would love suggestions for authentic, inexpensive ethnic cuisine and breweries. if melbourne is anything like nyc, the best ethnic food is located outside t...

Decadent Brewery opens in Mamaroneck...

by gutreactions 1 year ago

It has been in the works for months at the site of beer distributor/retailer Half Time in the industrial section of Mamaroneck. Decadent Ales, a new brewpub and tasting room, opened softly last nig...

Rhinegeist Brewery (Cincinnati, Ohio)

by CincyBarge 3 years ago

Has anyone had the pleasure of drinking a Rhinegeist beer? I had a half and half Rhinegeist porter/ale not long ago, and I was in beer heaven! I think the porter was a limited release, but was incr...

Celis Beer is Back!

by TroyTempest 2 years ago

The brewery is officially opening this summer, but they are having early launches this week around town (see link below) I know that in the past few years, there were a couple of false starts, but...

East Coast Destination Winery/Brewery/Foodie

by U2Boy 2 years ago

Hi All, my wife an I are looking for a 4 day getaway from Delaware to a great town/city that has great AirBnB and access to wine trail, breweries, and great foodie places. Looking for a true getaw...

Alvarado Street Brewery & Grill | Monterey

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Last week I dropped in for lunch al fresco at Alvarado Street Brewery & Grill in downtown Monterey. I've been wanting to try it since hearing that local celebrity chef, Brandon Miller, has taken up...

Week in Houston

by MrGaglianos 2 years ago

Hi everyone! Just arrived to Houston today! Looking forward to trying out many different cuisines in Houston, as I heard its one of the greatest food cities in the US. Want to check out places l...

Downtown Portland’s Oldest Craft Brewery to Shutter in August

by stevewi 2 years ago

OH NO! See: https://pdx.eater.com/2017/7/28/16057596/tug-boat-brewing-closes-portland I guess I'll have to make a pilgrimage down there to have one more. Hopefully, they can find a new home...

Changes coming to north end of Park Street [Alameda]

Ruth Lafler
by Ruth Lafler 4 years ago

The two new buildings on the 1600 and 1700 block of Park Street are finally at (or near) completion and several of the tenants are food businesses. At PV Square (1700 Park Street, opposite side ...

Help with Portland, OR trip

by ReligionOfPecs 3 years ago

My friend and I will be in Portland from May 22nd to the 25th. We were planning on hit the following places and I'd love to hear some local opinions. Rogue Distillery and Public House Voodoo do...

Beer Vacation Ideas Across The Globe

by pennyrb 3 years ago

Calling all beer lovers to help me plan a beer themed vacation for my husband's upcoming retirement. We've been to Germany and Austria a few times, wouldn't say no to it either but where else would...

Need to find a brewery with good wine

by turbodee 3 years ago

I love craft beer. My wife does not like beer at all, but is a picky wine drinker. This is a problem of course as it is very difficult to find good wine and beer in the same location. We will be lo...

Tugboat, Downtown Portland's Oldest Craft Brewery, Severely Damaged By Fire

by stevewi 3 years ago

See: http://www.wweek.com/bars/bar-reviews/2017/03/10/tugboat-downtown-portlands-oldest-craft-brewery-severely-damaged-by-fire/ For those of you from out of town, Tugboat makes some of the fi...

Night Shift Brewing (Everett, MA)

by BostonBestEats 3 years ago

A fantastic brewery/tap room with excellent beers. Lots of space, easy parking, passionate people. Most of the food is from a rotating selection of Food Trucks (1/day; not sure if there is always...