The Defiant Brewing Company
Active Beers: 37
Beer Ratings: 536
Beer Avg: 3.77
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Cask: N / Beer-to-Go: Y
Ratings: 26 | Reviews: 15 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by Jwale73:
4.28/5 rDev +4.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4 | $
Visited Defiant Brewing after a long weekend of Aikido training. The Defiant taproom is located in the brewery - basically you have a long bar area subdivided into two sections, with approximately 10-15 seats in each area. Behind the bar are the mash tuns and fermenters. The remainder of the place consists of palates of brewing supplies, kegs, bottles, etc. I have to say that I really liked the atmosphere. It was more of a functional brewery with a bar than a bar with a brewery. Beer prices were exceptional. All drafts (12oz. pours) were $3.25, with the exception of the DIPA which was $6.25. Growlers were also for available at $11.50 for a fill and glass and $7.50 for refills. You also had the option of purchasing 750ml bombers for $9.00 (two were for take away and two were on site consumption only). I had a two Little Thumpers and an O'Defiant Stout which were quite good - extremely sessionable, as were all their brews (abv below 6%) except the DIPA. There was a limited menu for Sunday (pulled pork sliders and wings); however, they were tasty, inexpensive and quite big. A larger barbecue menu with sides is available on others days and you can also order some for takeout (can you say barbecued brisket). Service was great. Woody took care of us very well while we were there and was very accommodating with all our questions. If you are in the area, it's well worth stopping in for a few pints and some BBQ. I can't wait to go back.
03-28-2011 22:21:59 | More by Jwale73
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4.3/5 rDev +5.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3 | $$
As the website states and I totally agree:
Defiant to the last drop!
The Defiant Brewing Company exists to bring high-quality, craft-brewed beer to the tri-state area ― that’s our mission, in a nutshell.
Everyday, we strive to create outstanding ales and lagers, challenge the conventions of mass advertised and mass-produced beers, and offer a unique production micro-brewery experience to our customers.
At Defiant, we use top-notch raw ingredients to brew outstanding beer. Our passion for innovation shows in the variety of offerings you’ll find at the brewery every day.
Come, bring friends, and enjoy ― take a tour, have a taste, and take beer home! <-- and eat! The kitchen is open…
Really enjoy visiting this brewery in Pearl River, NY. Always take home a few growlers for later too!
03-27-2014 23:03:33 | More by Ron860
The Defiant Brewing Company in Pearl River, NY
91 out of 100 based on 26 ratings.