Regularly has real ale

These pubs have a permanent (or at least regular) Real Ale available.


4th Ave Pub A Jezza top pick  Alex Honorable Mention Regularly has real ale

A very decent beer bar on the same block as Pacific Standard.


Albion  Alex Honorable Mention Regularly has real ale

13 craft taps and two casks flow here.


Alewife Queens A Alex top pick  Jezza Honourable Mention Full menu WiFi available Regularly has real ale

Lots of unusual beers on tap and in bottle here.


Classic New York bar with a good choice, including a cask.


Totally authentic British bar-restaurant.


Banter A Alex top pick  Regularly has real ale

Football (soccer) pub with a number of good taps.


Barcade A Jezza top pick  Alex Honorable Mention Regularly has real ale

Industrial space with 25 craft taps and as many retro video games.


One of a small chain of craft bars featuring old video games.


Beer Authority  Alex Honorable Mention Full menu WiFi available Regularly has real ale

Large bar next to the world’s biggest bus station.


Beer Culture A Alex top pick  Jezza Honourable Mention WiFi available Regularly has real ale

Excellent hybrid bar/store close to Times Square.


Beer Street A Alex top pick  WiFi available Regularly has real ale

Former bottle shop now in its second incarnation as a serious beer bar.


Birreria at Eataly A Alex top pick  Full menu WiFi available Brewpub. Regularly has real ale Specializes in Italian Beers

Unique cask-dedicated brewpub on the roof of a high end Italian market.


Smart gastropub near the G train.


A very big “don’t miss!”, but time it to avoid crowds.


Bondurants  Alex Honorable Mention Full menu Regularly has real ale

Always unusual stuff on tap here, including a cask beer.


Friendly locals’ bar that narrows into a triangular shape.


The Breslin  Full menu WiFi available Regularly has real ale

Gastropub with two cask beers.


Bronx Ale House  Alex Honorable Mention Full menu WiFi available Regularly has real ale

An oasis in the western Bronx beer desert, worth the trek.


Brewery with taproom.


Very well respected craft brewery with a taproom open weekends.


Brouwerij Lane A Alex top pick  Jezza Honourable Mention WiFi available Regularly has NYC brewed beers Regularly has real ale

An excellent hybrid beer store with on premise drinking, a central meeting place for craft beer people.


Craft beer bar, butchers shop, beer and condiment store, and cycling apparel store all in one!


A laid back restaurant and bar with emphasis on their two cask lines.


Cock and Bull  Full menu WiFi available Regularly has real ale Specializes in British Beers

British pub, few craft beers but there are two cask handpumps.


Tiny, cave-like bar.


Quaint sawdust strewn Irish bar with 8 good taps and a cask.


Characterful bar with a small but well chosen tap list – and a cable car in the yard!


Dive Bar  Alex Honorable Mention Full menu Regularly has real ale

One of three Upper West Side Dive Bars (the original).


British and German owned craft beer bar in a former launderette space, hence the name.


Fools Gold A Jezza top pick  Alex Honorable Mention Full menu WiFi available Regularly has real ale

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).


Lots of history here. Porterhouse and guests.


Fantastic, multi-levelled bar and store hybrid (more of a proper bar than others).


George Keeley  Alex Honorable Mention Full menu WiFi available Regularly has real ale

Popular beer destination, hearty pub food.


The Ginger Man A Jezza top pick A Alex top pick  WiFi available Regularly has real ale

One of the original 1990s NYC craft beer bars and still excellent.


Half Pint  Full menu Regularly has real ale

Worthy for cask and bottles, but the taps are largely wasted.


One of three excellent ‘Beerly Legal’ Irish-owned bars.


Jones Wood Foundry  Full menu WiFi available Regularly has real ale Has received Cask Marque accreditation. Specializes in British Beers

Cask Marque accredited British pub with two rear dining areas.


Excellent suburban brewpub with an Irish pub feel, beer is high quality. Cask Marque accredited.


Legion  Live Music WiFi available Regularly has real ale

Comfortable bar with cushy booths and brick walls. Small beer selection but has cask.


Spectacular Victorian elegance, but the beer list is fairly timid.


Irish run gastropub near Times Square.


Upmarket, gourmet restaurant with a cask beer handpump.


Unique space in three sections, lots of craft beer flowing plus a cask.


Mugs Ale House A Alex top pick  Jezza Honourable Mention Full menu WiFi available Regularly has real ale

A truly pioneering beer bar, founded 1992. A ‘must visit’.


West coast themed beer bar.


Vegan snacks and craft beer in an old coffin factory.


The Pony Bar  Alex Honorable Mention Full menu WiFi available Regularly has real ale

19 rotating domestic taps and 2 casks.


Spacious corner gastropub.


Great craft beer selection in the shadow of the Empire State Building.


Smart beer bar adjoining the Holiday Inn, newer sister to the Rattle 'n' Hum near the Empire State Building.


Very cool brewery taproom.


Small San Francisco based chain lands in Brooklyn with a bang (and bangers). Excellent!


The Shakespeare  Full menu Regularly has real ale Has received Cask Marque accreditation. Specializes in British Beers

Smart British gastropub.


Sizeable brewery taproom with a guitar theme.


A well known upmarket gastropub, small beer list but two casks.


Spuyten Duyvil A Jezza top pick A Alex top pick  Regularly has real ale Specializes in Belgian Beers

Rare Belgian beers and more in a former barber’s shop.


Huge Irish bar near Penn Station and Madison Square Garden.


Cavernous smokehouse restaurant and bar.


Sweet Afton  Full menu Live Music Regularly has real ale

Casual bar with a cask line.


Taproom No.307 A Alex top pick  Jezza Honourable Mention Full menu WiFi available Regularly has real ale

One of the very best NYC beer and food destinations.


Two roomed corner beer bar.


Two roomed bar and carvery with a cask handpump.


Valhalla  Jezza Honourable Mention Full menu Regularly has real ale

A very popular beer bar with weekly events.