WiFi is available in the following pubs.
Sizeable community space, mainly local beers.
Off the beaten track but serving great bottled craft beers since 1992.
Lots of unusual beers on tap and in bottle here.
Traditional looking corner bar with some good taps and bottles.
A few craft taps can be imbibed on premises in this hybrid store/bar. No bottles opened there.
Bi-level bar near Washington Square Park.
Uber-carnivore North/South Carolina BBQ place with outstanding beer.
Subterranean beer bar, ‘the antithesis of a sports bar’.
Cosy Morningside Heights basement bar next to Columbia University.
A brick lined bar with 20 good taps.
One of two similar hybrid stores/bars locally.
Small beer bar with well chosen taps.
Large bar next to the world’s biggest bus station.
Excellent hybrid bar/store close to Times Square.
Former bottle shop now in its second incarnation as a serious beer bar.
Community beer hall and food court.
Bar with some craft taps and a rooftop space. Vietnamese food.
Unique cask-dedicated brewpub on the roof of a high end Italian market.
A very big “don’t miss!”, but time it to avoid crowds.
More of a wine bar but good beer features just as prominently.
Friendly locals’ bar that narrows into a triangular shape.
Gastropub with two cask beers.
Friendly locals’ bar with eclectic décor.
An oasis in the western Bronx beer desert, worth the trek.
Brewery with taproom.
Smart gastropub with a few craft taps.
An excellent hybrid beer store with on premise drinking, a central meeting place for craft beer people.
The original of the three BXL Belgian cafes in the city.
Near the Flatiron Building, this is one of three excellent BXL Belgian beer cafes in the city.
Alsatian restaurant and bar with a remarkable beer list.
In a food market, lots of great bottles and 8 on tap.
A laid back restaurant and bar with emphasis on their two cask lines.
A high end, modern styled brewpub with good quality beer and a wood fired pizza oven.
Friendly bar with modern décor.
Cock and Bull
British pub, few craft beers but there are two cask handpumps.
A good quality brewery and taproom, a true oasis in the beer desert of southern Brooklyn.
Craft beers here but all common stuff, live music.
Two roomed brewpub, a 10 minute walk from Staten Island Ferry Terminal.
Neighbourhood bar with a small but interesting range.
A sports bar with good beer. 48 taps, the majority being craft (14 are not), including a healthy number of Belgians. Many good bottles also.
Quaint sawdust strewn Irish bar with 8 good taps and a cask.
Sister bar to the nearby District Tap House.
A very worthy Garment District bar.
One of three Upper West Side Dive Bars.
A great, bright, airy gastropub opposite Prospect Park.
There’s a good range at this popular and friendly beer bar.
Basic, modern bar with six good taps and a few bottles.
An excellent brewery tap, beers are brewed by NYC brewing hero Chris Cuzme (who is also one of the two owners, the other being David Scharfstein).
Smart, modern brewery taproom.
Brewery taproom, unusually mainly featuring authentic German lager styles, which opened January 2017. The brewery itself was established in 2014.
One of the three ‘Beerly Legal’ bars, excellent overall.
A great suburban bar, halfway house to & from JFK Airport (via Jamaica on the E train).
Fantastic, multi-levelled bar and store hybrid (more of a proper bar than others).
Unpretentious and down-to-earth new incarnation of the Brooklyn Ale House.
Popular beer destination, hearty pub food.
Smart whiskey bar with 13 craft beer taps.
The Ginger Man
One of the original 1990s NYC craft beer bars and still excellent.
A very upmarket classic American tavern with vintage bottles on the menu.
An upmarket cocktail and oyster bar, but with a small number of very well chosen beers (bottles are mainly imports).
Was Growler Bites and Brews Elongated, pleasant bar with 19 craft taps.
Full taproom within a brewery.
Gun Hill Tavern
Pleasant, smart craft beer and spirits bar adjoining a distillery.
Small but growing range with impressive choices, very handy for Madison Square Garden and Penn Station.
Smart and friendly bar with an excellent range.
Modern, blue tiled bar with good taps.
The last outpost in Manhattan, both a bar and a cafeteria.
Forest Hills' best kept secret for good beer.
Kansas City-themed barbecue joint with an outstanding beer list.
Cask Marque accredited British pub with two rear dining areas.
Friendly community bar.
Excellent suburban brewpub with an Irish pub feel, beer is high quality. Cask Marque accredited.
Spectacular Victorian elegance, but the beer list is fairly timid.
The Long Room
Irish run gastropub near Times Square.
A friendly and popular dog-worshipping dive bar.
A small, friendly hybrid store and bar.
A very high end Italian restaurant and hotel bar.
A subterranean craft beer bar and gourmet grocery store in one.
An excellent hybrid bar and beer store, the second Milk and Hops to open. Lots of unusual beers.
Modern whisky bar with 12 craft taps.
Cosy bar with a huge bottle list.
Small neighbourhood bar with 15 craft taps.
A laid back bar with some great beers, nice back yard.
Dimly lit bar, 10 craft taps. Free jukebox.
Pleasant bar which promotes take home growlers.
19 rotating domestic taps and 2 casks.
A modern brewpub with guest beers, one of three Randolph Beers in NYC (the only one brewing). NO CASH ACCEPTED HERE, cards only!
Smart beer bar adjoining the Holiday Inn, newer sister to the Rattle 'n' Hum near the Empire State Building.
The fourth in the small chain of 'Beerly Legal' bars in the city, plenty of interesting craft beers can be found here.
Quirky Rockaway Brewery outlet near Rockaway Beach.
Speakeasy-style craft beer bar hiding behind a coffee shop.
Early drinking in ‘The Shark Bar’.
The Stag's Head
Smart bar, 15 rotating taps.
Huge beer hall, one of three Stout bars in NYC.
One of three Stouts in NYC, with an emphasis on that style. Very close to Grand Central Terminal.
Huge Irish bar near Penn Station and Madison Square Garden.
Pleasant corner bar over two subway lines.
Popular corner bar with good taps and a few good bottles.
Flower shop at the front, bar at the rear.
One of the very best NYC beer and food destinations.
A smart, dimly-lit, multi-levelled tavern with a respectable tap list.
Two roomed corner beer bar.
Smart, easy going brewpub with guest beers also.
High end Scandinavian style craft beer bar.
Farmhouse style brewery, limited space to drink.
Twelve carefully chosen domestic taps, 100 bottles and cans – lots of unusual stuff here.
Aptly in part of the former Hittelman Brewery can be found this cavernous bar, venue (‘The Wick’), and beer garden.
A laid back neighbourhood bar, all taps rotate regularly.