Brooklyn Brewery

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The famed brewery opens its doors to drinkers one night a week.

79 N. 11th St., Brooklyn, NY, 11211


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The lowdown

It seems like it should’ve been here for decades, but the now-famous Brooklyn Brewery has only been around since 1987, setting up shop in this ivy-colored, yellow-brick warehouse in 1996. The brewery opens its doors for events and to the public on evenings and weekends, allowing visitors to imbibe near enormous vats of prized brews like Monster Ale and Brooklyn Brown. For hops aficionados, there are free tours of the brewery on Saturdays and Sundays (1 p.m.-6 p.m.) and for something more in-depth there are small-batch tours of the brewery’s history, craft, and inner workings. Book those in advance.

What you need to know


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