The Bronx Brewery

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78 Solid

A bustling homespun taproom for beer geeks.

856 E. 136th St., Bronx, NY, nr. Walnut Ave.

718-402-1000

http://thebronxbrewery.com

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The lowdown

While breweries are bubbling up citywide, most are cold, concrete-floored spots where there’s little to do but drink. That’s not the case at this bustling homespun taproom in Port Morris. Come weekends, beer geeks crowd the white-tiled tasting room, settling into squishy sofas, battling it out in foosball, and pounding pints of Slow Your Roll Session IPA and hoppy No Resolutions IPA, as well as limited-edition elixirs. When the weather’s fine, folks will flock to the 5,000-­square-foot backyard — located beneath a railroad trestle — to fling cornhole bags or simply commandeer picnic tables.

What you need to know

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