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The North Brewery

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The North BreweryThe North Brewery
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253 Ratings
Place Score: 98
Ratings: 36
Reviews: 12
rAvg: 4.51
pDev: n/a
[ Brewery, Homebrew Store ]

110 Washington Ave
Endicott, New York, 13760-5307
United States
phone: (607) 785-0524

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Reviews by Sammy:
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3.84/5  rDev -14.9%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Had a good time yesterday. Zev is the master brewer and runs the place professionally from day one. Being a town, there is parking available. The place is sizable and able to accommodate lots of tasters out there. It is organized, clean, and reasonable priced beer. Being a mid-afternoon, he was able to do a couple of hand bottle fills. The top highlight of course is the beer itself. Seeing that I had 5 beers that were B/B+ for a spanking new place, and such places normally improve as they work through multiple batches of the recipes, I am impressed. He is working with some funk and brett on some beers, different hops and ingredients. Worth going out of your way for. The computer maps and GPS systems have you go up the 81 and the 90 and don't bother with a few twists and turns to get out here, but being a veteran driver of heading out to NYC, Brooklyn, and Philly myself, you can get here on fine roads and not lose any time, plus pay less tolls.

More User Reviews:
Photo of Lucoli
4.18/5  rDev -7.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 3

Photo of Ricky_Sigs
4.71/5  rDev +4.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of Stephenie909
4.69/5  rDev +4%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4

Photo of TimberJeremy
3.78/5  rDev -16.2%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 5 | selection: 3

Was attending a concert in Binghamton and searched the internet for a brewery that would be open in the early afternoon to do some tastings and get a growler or two. I found The North Brewery to be the only brewery open during the time frame that I was looking for. Upon arriving and going inside, the owner/brewer (Zack) was very friendly and provided us with some tastings and his background about how he got into brewing. He was very knowledgeable and kind as instead of charging us for the tastings for 4 people, he told us to take that money and put it towards a growler. The beer itself was good. There were only 4 on draft, The Slice, Hop Crux, Hop Stout, and I cannot remember the other. Me being a huge IPA fan the Crux really hit the spot. Very smooth and full bodies with a great balance of hops. The Hop Stout was my next favorite because I never had anything like it before. I will definitely be stopping by The North Brewery next time I head to Binghamton, whenever that will be.

Photo of Happyhopper
4.13/5  rDev -8.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.75

Photo of degiliom
5/5  rDev +10.9%

Photo of rrooney1
5/5  rDev +10.9%

Photo of asabreed
5/5  rDev +10.9%

One of the best new breweries you can visit.

Friendly and knowledgeable staff who love talking beer, great young brewers that are always experimenting with new ingredients and styles, and they're always will to help home brewers with any questions they may have also.

The total package all around, and totally worth the trip from anyone who's local to anyone who's visiting the area from far away.

Photo of vermontham
5/5  rDev +10.9%

Passing though on Saturday
Just off the highway and excellent stop very impressed and surprised by the beer that is being pumped out
Definitely stopping by again on my way to see the bf.

Photo of psark
4/5  rDev -11.3%

Photo of mukaro
5/5  rDev +10.9%

Photo of Zetcha7x
3/5  rDev -33.5%

Photo of AlexJochym
5/5  rDev +10.9%

Photo of jmt308
5/5  rDev +10.9%

Photo of dwoolley1
4.25/5  rDev -5.8%

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4.5/5  rDev -0.2%

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5/5  rDev +10.9%

Photo of T-34-85
3.93/5  rDev -12.9%
vibe: 2.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Overall, this a good brewery that is cranking out some really solid beer, and they are not afraid to push the envelope with their concoctions. I was very pleased with the range and composition of their offerings, and each beer I tried seemed to be well composed. In general, these guys appear to be more focused on the bigger beers (stouts, heavy ales, IPA's, double IPA's, etc.). Right now they've got a relatively small batch system, and they continually rotate through different styles of beer.

As a destination, at this point, they are essentially just a tasting a room and a venue to meet the brewer and discuss his craft. There is no onsite food, or sitting area to allow you to eat and drink your day away.

This brewery is off to a great start, and I look forward to making it back here soon.

Photo of MaltyMates
4.75/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of Mexicanhat
4.91/5  rDev +8.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Been following this brewery for some time now, just started to see there beer up in Binghamton @ Zona bar and grill. Had endorphins it was outstanding. Cant wait to get back in Endicott glad to see it up my way in Bing.

Guys up there are awesome to talk too if you can catch them when its not crowded. knowledge of the industry is was great the guys really love "Craft Beer". I was there when they opened a few rare bottles of other brewery's beer and they where happy to share with me it was awesome.

Photo of mackziller81
5/5  rDev +10.9%

Photo of Cr0nus85
4.25/5  rDev -5.8%

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4.75/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of AndrewMC
4.86/5  rDev +7.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 5

The North Brewery isn't your average waterhole for those who prefer "safe" brews. While Zach (owner) and Kyle (brewer) do make excellent "safe" brews, their true area of excellence is in their ability to create unique, one of a kind brews. Zach attempts to brew roughly 140-different brews a year; the taps rotate almost daily. Because the North is still young, they're still honing in on their recipes which only adds to the enjoyment. Locals like myself get to taste the tweaks between batches while Kyle and Zach explain what they changed and if they thought it was better or worse than last time. The North also stocks various hops, grains, malts and equipment for homebrewers. Zach and Kyle are very approachable and patient with homebrewing amateurs like myself who ask non-stop questions.

The North will be undergoing an upgrade in the coming months to increase their barrel system and bar space. My rating of the atmosphere will be subject to change after this occurs.

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The North Brewery in Endicott, NY
98 out of 100 based on 36 ratings.