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Portsmouth Brewery

Not Rated.
Portsmouth BreweryPortsmouth Brewery
BA SCORE
94
outstanding

276 Ratings
Ratings: 276
Reviews: 188
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 9.65%
Active Beers: 128
Beer Ratings: 3,245
Beer Avg: 3.8
Taps: 10
Bottles: 8
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

56 Market St
Portsmouth, New Hampshire, 03801-3705
United States
phone: (603) 431-1115

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap 

Notes:
The Portsmouth Brewery will typically have 6-7 of their own biers on tap, plus usually 3 from their sister brewery, Smuttynose. They may also have a guest tap on, which has seen Moat Mountain and Sierra Nevada as recent "guests". Growlers cost $4.00 for the glassware, then $10 to $18 for the actual brew, depending on the style. Be advised, they don't usually growler any of their stouts. Also available in the pub are 22oz bottles of Smuttynose Big Beers, plus their "Brewers Cellar" offerings, with items such as Chimay and Ommegang. The adjacent store sells a wide array of high-quality clothing, as well as 22oz "bombers" of Portsmouth bier, ranging in cost from $5 to $10.

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Reviews by WesWes:
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4.05/5  rDev -4.7%

This place is located in downtown Portsmouth, NH. It must be a popular spot, because I could barely find a spot to stand let alone eat. It was split into two floors. The top floor was for the 30+ drinker. It was a typical rest/sports bar. The tables were placed around the perimeter while the bar stretched the entire eastern half of the bar. The bottom floor was for the 21-30 year old drinker. It was more of a lounge with a pool table and shuffle board.

The service was quite good considering the fact that it was slammin' busy the entire time. There was a second bar below that served the runoff business. The selection was good. If you are a fan of Smuttynose beers, you're in. This is the sister brewpub.

The atmosphere was great. My friends and I had a great time not only enjoying the beer and food, which was really good, but also hanging with the local crew. This was a really cool place to go. I'll be back.

WesWes, Jan 21, 2004
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Second time visiting and just love this place. Everything is done right. Was fortunate enough to get my palate entangled in two pints of 'Nuggins' ipa. More fortunate to discover they bottled (that day) a bunch of bombers and selling them in the small retail shop. Their plough mans ate is about the best I've ever had.

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Portsmouth Brewery in Portsmouth, NH
94 out of 100 based on 276 ratings.