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Portsmouth Brewery

Not Rated.
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 pburland23:
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4.22/5  rDev -0.9%

I popped into the Portsmouth Brewery with a friend for lunch and a few beers. It was quite crowded when we arrived, but the hostess said it would be about 30 minute wait. We made our way to the bar and within a few minutes a bar table opened up and we took seats there.

The server working the bar area was definitely busy and as a result service was slow. This was not that big of a deal as we were looking for a leisurely lunch. I started with a pint of La Chat Noir and enjoyed a pint of the Bottle Rocket IPA as well.

For lunch, I opted for the house smoked pastrami sandwich. It was tender and delicious. It's obvious that the Portsmouth Brewery cares for its food as much as its beer.

From my perch at the bar, the restaurant looked opening and welcoming. All in all, the Portsmouth Brewery is the kinda of brewpub where you can spend a few hours casually enjoying good beer, good food and good conversation.

I travel through Portsmouth quite often and will be stopping by in the future.

pburland23, Oct 18, 2010
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Portsmouth Brewery in Portsmouth, NH
95 out of 100 based on 280 ratings.