WiFi available

WiFi is available in the following pubs.


61 Local  Alex Honorable Mention Jezza Honourable Mention Full menu WiFi available Regularly has NYC brewed beers

Sizeable community space, mainly local beers.


Adobe Blues  Full menu Live Music WiFi available New entry in the Guide in 2017

Off the beaten track but serving great bottled craft beers since 1992.


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.


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.


As Is NYC  WiFi available New entry in the Guide in 2016

A brick lined bar with 20 good taps.


One of two similar hybrid stores/bars locally.


Totally authentic British bar-restaurant.


Small beer bar with well chosen taps.


Huge beer bar and gastropub, over 10,000 square feet.


Live music meets great beer.


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.


Narrow, cosy hybrid bar and beer store.


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


Berg’n  Full menu WiFi available

Community beer hall and food court.


Unique beers available only here and at two other NYC bars, brewed at Greenpoint Beer Works.


Bar with some craft taps and a rooftop space. Vietnamese food.


Unique heavy metal themed German beer hall.


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.


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


More of a wine bar but good beer features just as prominently.


Bottle and Bine  Alex Honorable Mention Full menu WiFi available New entry in the Guide in 2016

Bi-level modern bar-restaurant, equally promoting good craft beer and fine wine.


Friendly locals’ bar that narrows into a triangular shape.


The Breslin  Full menu WiFi available Regularly has real ale

Gastropub with two cask beers.


Brew Inn  Full menu WiFi available Regularly has NYC brewed beers

Friendly locals’ bar with eclectic décor.


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.


Smart gastropub with a few craft taps.


39 craft beers on tap, 7000 square feet of space.


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.


Quirky Nordic bar and coffee shop.


BXL Cafe  Full menu WiFi available Specializes in Belgian Beers

The original of the three BXL Belgian cafes in the city.


BXL East  Full menu WiFi available Specializes in Belgian Beers

One of three excellent BXL Belgian beer cafes in the city.


BXL Zoute  Full menu WiFi available Specializes in Belgian Beers

Near the Flatiron Building, this is one of three excellent BXL Belgian beer cafes in the city.


Cafe D'Alsace A Alex top pick  Full menu WiFi available Specializes in Belgian Beers Specializes in French Beers

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.


Circa Brewing Co.  Alex Honorable Mention Full menu WiFi available New entry in the Guide in 2017 Brewpub.

A high end, modern styled brewpub with good quality beer and a wood fired pizza oven.


Friendly bar with modern décor.


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.


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.


Craft House  Full menu WiFi available New entry in the Guide in 2017 Brewpub.

Two roomed brewpub, a 10 minute walk from Staten Island Ferry Terminal.


Neighbourhood bar with a small but interesting range.


Family friendly bar.


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.


Part of a small chain of Long Island based sports bars.


Celebrity chef Daniel Boulud's modern East Village restaurant and bar, the beer range is very good.


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.


Draught 55  Alex Honorable Mention Full menu Live Music WiFi available

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.


Folksbier  WiFi available New entry in the Guide in 2017 Brewery tap, may have limited hours

Brewery taproom, unusually mainly featuring authentic German lager styles, which opened January 2017. The brewery itself was established in 2014.


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).


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.


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

Popular beer destination, hearty pub food.


Smart whiskey bar with 13 craft beer taps.


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.


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).


Elongated, pleasant bar with 19 craft taps.


Full taproom within a brewery.


Gun Hill Tavern  Full menu Live Music WiFi available Regularly has NYC brewed beers New entry in the Guide in 2017

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.


One of the three remaining Heartland Brewery tied houses.


One of three Heartland restaurant-bars in NYC, this one in two sections flanking the Woodstock Hotel.


The biggest of the three remaining Heartland Brewery tied houses remaining in NYC, occupying the ground floor and basement of The Empire State Building.


High Dive  Alex Honorable Mention WiFi available

Smart and friendly bar with an excellent range.


Modern, blue tiled bar with good taps.


Eclectic bar in a former car repair workshop.


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.


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.


Friendly community bar.


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


Lantern Hall  Alex Honorable Mention Full menu Live Music WiFi available New entry in the Guide in 2016

An excellent, British-managed craft beer bar in a former machine shop space.


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.


A friendly and popular dog-worshipping dive bar.


Lupulo  Alex Honorable Mention Full menu WiFi available New entry in the Guide in 2016

Upmarket Portuguese restaurant with a very well chosen craft beer list.


A small, friendly hybrid store and bar.


Marta  Full menu WiFi available Specializes in Italian Beers

A very high end Italian restaurant and hotel bar.


A subterranean craft beer bar and gourmet grocery store in one.


Modern restaurant with good taps.


A great hybrid beer bar and gourmet store selling cheeses, chocolates, and more.


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.


Mosaic  WiFi available

Cosy bar with a huge bottle list.


Mother's  Full menu WiFi available

Small neighbourhood bar with 15 craft taps.


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’.


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.


Bavarian brewpub.


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

19 rotating domestic taps and 2 casks.


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.


Quirky Rockaway Brewery outlet near Rockaway Beach.


Speakeasy-style craft beer bar hiding behind a coffee shop.


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


Early drinking in ‘The Shark Bar’.


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.


Sugarburg  Alex Honorable Mention Full menu WiFi available

Pleasant corner bar over two subway lines.


Popular corner bar with good taps and a few good bottles.


Hip, eccentric suburban bar and coffee shop.


Flower shop at the front, bar at the rear.


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.


Tavern 29  Full menu WiFi available

A smart, dimly-lit, multi-levelled tavern with a respectable tap list.


Two roomed corner beer bar.


Threes Brewing  Alex Honorable Mention Full menu WiFi available Brewpub.

Smart, easy going brewpub with guest beers also.


Tørst A Jezza top pick A Alex top pick  Full menu WiFi available

High end Scandinavian style craft beer bar.


Farmhouse style brewery, limited space to drink.


Smart gastropub with an above average beer selection.


Twelve carefully chosen domestic taps, 100 bottles and cans – lots of unusual stuff here.


The Well A Alex top pick  Live Music WiFi available

Aptly in part of the former Hittelman Brewery can be found this cavernous bar, venue (‘The Wick’), and beer garden.


Brick walled bar with a great selection.


The Wilky  WiFi available New entry in the Guide in 2016

A laid back neighbourhood bar, all taps rotate regularly.