Finding a craft beer boutique in Bushwick can be more difficult than anticipated. So, due to reader request, we’ve put together a guide to craft beer sellers in and around the neighborhood. Swing by any of these places to pick up a beer (or six).
The Craft Beer & Smoke Shop has a vast beer selection available. Options range from big name brands like Budweiser and Heineken to beers from local craft breweries, including Alewife and Kings County Brewers Collective (KCBC). E-cigarettes and cigars are also available for purchase.
Craft Beer & Smoke Shop is located 779 Grand St.
Beer Boutique is a family owned beer store with over 300 choices of beers, ciders, meads and more. Same day delivery is available, and delivery ranges from Brooklyn and Queens to Roosevelt Island, Lower Manhattan, Midtown, the Upper East Side and Upper West Side. Growler fills of current and popular microbrewery beers can be purchased in addition to the myriad of cans and bottles available. Gift cards are also available for purchase for the craft beer lover in your life.
Beer Boutique is located at 497 Union Ave.
With a plethora of beers on tap, including sours, seasonal drafts, ciders, IPAs and more, as well as cans and bottles to go, The Sampler Bushwick will please all beer lovers. Enjoy a craft beverage at The Sampler while attending one of the many events held at the bar, as live music occurs Wednesday through Saturday. Past live music events at this local beer venue have included a broad range of genres, from hip-hop to jazz.
The Sampler Bushwick is located at 234 Starr St.
Beer Street serves up a diverse range of craft beers from New York City and beyond. Enjoy one of the many beers on tap at the bar and grab some of New York’s finest beers to go. Beer Street carries some Bushwick area favorites like KCBC and Interboro. Other New York breweries featured at Beer Street include Finback, Threes, Greenpoint Beer & Ale, Drowned Lands and Other Half.
Beer Street is located at 413 Graham Ave.
St. Elias, a craft beer bar and local hotspot for can, bottle and crowler pickup, has a regularly updated menu available online and allows customers to place orders online for delivery and pickup. At this local Bushwick watering hole, you can expect to find an array of beers from New York City, including the Bushwick area, as well as from outside of New York. Brews featured include Brooklyn’s own Grimm, 18th Ward, Folksbier and KCBC. Customers can also indulge in beers from upstate New York from breweries such as Hudson Valley.
St. Elias is located at 899 Broadway.
Beer Karma is a Williamsburg bottle shop with a rotating draft selection of local craft beers along with a large selection of bottles and cans to take home. Weekly specials include 15 percent off growler fills on Mondays, “Kick the keg” on Tuesday, with $2 off of select pours, no corkage on all bottles each Wednesday, “lager night” Thursdays, with all lager cans priced at $5, and $1 off all drafts until 8 p.m. on Fridays.
Beer Karma is located at 470 Union Ave.
Craft Culture boasts ice cold beers on tap and a stocked fridge full of beer to go. Craft Culture prides itself on introducing customers to new flavors during beer tastings, tap takeovers and more. Events that occur at the Ridgewood craft beer bar include Thirsty Thursdays (buy three drafts and get the fourth free) and “Kick the Keg” Saturdays ($5 select draft pours). The bar is a great place to catch an NFL game during football season.
Craft Culture is located at 59-04 Myrtle Ave.
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