Bottle or Draft? Here are our picks for the top spots to grab a brew this spring.
By Angelica Eranovic
Personally I am good with either or, especially now as the weather gets warmer and there are more excuses to linger after work for a pick me up. Check out this list for Astoria’s best craft beer spots.
Bohemian Hall and Beer Garden
What to Order: Pilsner Urquell – Made in Czech Republic and is the worlds first pale lager.
Location: 29-19 24th Avenue Astoria, New York 11102
Phone: (718) 274-4925
Hours: Mon-Thurs: 5:00PM-1:00AM
What to Order: There was a guy Baltic Porter with Figs. – Deep flavors of toffee, coffee, chocolate and malted milk blend with sweet figs (and black currants for good measure).
Location: 19-33 37th St, Astoria, NY, 11105
Hours: Thurs: 4:00PM-11:00PM
What to Order: Grimm Afterimage – Tropical fruit aromatics in an IPA.
Location: 35-02 35th Street, Astoria NY, 11106
Hours: Mon-Fri: 11:30AM-4:00AM
What to Order: Rolling in Clouds – Bright and balanced IPA
Location: 25-19 24th Ave. Astoria, NY 11102 @ 26th St.
Phone: (718) 728-0708
Hours: Mon-Thur: 5:00PM-1:00AM
What to Order: Evil Twin Molotov Cocktail Imperial IPA – Bright and citrusy followed by malty sweetness.
Location: 1801 26th Road (at 18th Street), Astoria, NY 11102
Phone: (718) 278-4300
Hours: Mon-Tue: 5:00PM-2:00AM
What to Order: Not Your Fathers Root Beer – Balanced ale with broad appeal. Brewed with unique spices.
Location: 30-95 33rd St, Astoria, Queens, 11102
Hours: Mon. – Thur.: 12:00PM to 2:00AM
Friday: 12:00PM to 4:00AM
Saturday: 10:00AM to 4:00AM
Sunday: 10:00AM to 2:00AM
Astoria Bier and Cheese
What to Order: Finback/ Great Notion Rainbow Cookie – Stout with Blackberry, Almond, and Vanilla flavors
Broadway Hours: Mon-Thurs: 12:00PM-11:00PM
34-14 Broadway Fri-Sat: 12:00PM- 12:00AM
Astoria, NY 11106 Sun: 12:00PM – 10:00PM
What to Order: Off Color Coffee Dino S’mores – A stout thats exactly what is sounds like. Coffee flavored.
35-11 Ditmars Blvd Hours: Mon-Thurs: 12:00PM-11:00PM
Astoria, NY 11105 Fri- Sat: 11:00AM- 12:00AM
718 255 6982 Sun: 11:00AM – 10:00PM
What to Order: Magic Hat #9 – Dry and crisp with fruit and floral hop bitterness.
Location: 37-19 Broadway (38th Street), Astoria, NY, 11120
Monday – Friday: 11:00AM – 4:00AM
Saturday – Sunday: 10:00AM – 4:00AM
Brunch: Saturday – Sunday : 11:00AM- 4:00PM
So many beers but plenty of time. Let us know which ends up being your favorite!