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Portsmouth Brewery

Not Rated.
Portsmouth BreweryPortsmouth Brewery
BA SCORE
93
outstanding

277 Ratings
Ratings: 277
Reviews: 188
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 9.65%
Active Beers: 103
Beer Ratings: 2,971
Beer Avg: 3.83
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 jamescain:
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4.33/5  rDev +1.9%

This place is kind of hidden, when compared to Red Hook, which is also in Portsmith. But find it...its so worth it. I went here for the beer, my girlfriend went here for the food...we were both satisfied. I was only slightly disappointed with the beer selection, not my favorite beers and they were out of the IPA, but it was a very diverse selection. The food was tasty and the beer was even better. We got a beer flight so we were able to try all 11 different beers they had on tap. They carried not only their own beers but also Smutty Nose. If you're in the area I suggest you stop by for a beer or a meal.

jamescain, Oct 20, 2009
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good food, decent beer

hudsonheat, Sep 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5.9%

Oidmoe, Aug 26, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

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.

bosshop, Aug 23, 2014
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Portsmouth Brewery in Portsmouth, NH
93 out of 100 based on 277 ratings.