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The Shanty

79 Richardson St., Brooklyn, NY 11211 40.71857 -73.948731
nr. Lorimer St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
718-412-0874 Send to Phone

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  • Scene: After Hours, After Work, Breweries/Beer Gardens, Live Music, Neighborhood Bar, Whiskey Bar
Photo by Emily Bennett Coles

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Official Website

nydistilling.com

Hours

Mon, 5pm-midnight; Tue-Fri, 5pm-2am; Sat, 2pm-2am; Sun, 2pm-midnight

Nearby Subway Stops

G, L at Metropolitan Ave.-Lorimer St.; L at Graham Ave.; G at Nassau Ave.

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Profile

In the DIY borough of handmade pickles, house-infused bitters, and foods so local that your sandwich could probably give you directions, it only makes sense that Brooklyn’s New York Distillery Company should open a bar—The Shanty—to ply their wares. The Shanty itself is nothing special to look at it—it has that typical utilitarian look of so many Williamsburg bars, with spare brick walls, some post-industrial lighting fixtures, shop chairs, and exposed piping tracing the ceiling (you can even spy the distillery itself through the window in the back). But the booze, ah, the booze: The Shanty’s cocktails feature the “Navy Strength” and Dorothy Parker Gin (with notes of hibiscus, elderberries, and more) made right next door, and soon the bar will roll out Rock and Rye liquor , a deadly combination of whiskey and rock candy. There are tours of the distillery itself from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Monday-Thursday, plus some local beers, cider, and finger food to round out the menu—flavored nuts and cheeses and the like.

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