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Portsmouth Brewery

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Portsmouth BreweryPortsmouth Brewery
BA SCORE
95
world-class

280 Ratings
Ratings: 280
Reviews: 188
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 9.62%
Active Beers: 102
Beer Ratings: 2,993
Beer Avg: 3.84
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

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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 WoodBrew:
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4.43/5  rDev +4%

First time to New Hampshire...Baby!!! Gotsta visit the local brewery in Portsmouth! Sooo I visited the Portsmouth Brewering Company!! What a surprise to find out it is a sister company to Smuttynose Brewering Company!!! The beers on tap are decent....not outstanding. The addition of Smuttynose beers really helps. The food is outstanding...I had a macaroni with carmalized onions, mushrooms, and grilled chicken...AWESOME! The Calamari was a great start and the side salad was a great addition! The brewery itself is nestled in the snug downtown area which seems to teem with life on teh weekends. The bar and restuarant are well mixed. Wanted to buy some shirts for the kids....but not at $18 a pop!! The Imperial IPA and Black Cat Stout are worth a taste.

WoodBrew, Apr 03, 2011
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Portsmouth Brewery in Portsmouth, NH
95 out of 100 based on 280 ratings.