Stark Brewing Company

BEER AVG
3.6/5
Stark Brewing CompanyStark Brewing Company
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

500 N Commercial St
Manchester, New Hampshire, 03101-1151
United States

(603) 625-4444 | map
starkbrewingcompany.com

Notes:
Formerly Milly's Tavern

On *Firkin Fridays*, we will be tapping a new cask ale which will be available throughout the weekend until it's all gone. Depending on production and consumption, a new cask will be tapped every Friday or other Friday. Look for Firkin Friday details on our website and in our email newsletter.

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BEER STATS
Beers:
36
Ratings:
347
Reviews:
150
PLACE STATS
Score:
86
Ratings:
60
Reviews:
38
Avg:
3.81
pDev:
9.45%
 
 
Taps:
15
Bottles/Cans:
10
Cask:
Y
Beer-to-Go:
Y
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Ratings: 60 |  Reviews: 38
Reviews by GarthDanielson:
Photo of GarthDanielson
4.2/5  rDev +10.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

This is my kind of bar. Nice, wide open, with a ton of bar space. I was here on a Thursday night, so I don't know how crowded it gets on the weekends, but the atmosphere was great. You can see all the brewing equipment when you approach the bar. When I went in they had at least 15 beers on tap, so selection is definitely a plus. The staff was friendly enough, but they seemed more tuned up as normal city bar staff versus beer aficianados. I could be wrong, as I didn't probe too deep, but that was how it seemed. I didn't inquire about any food, so I can't comment on any of that. The beer was good, and the atmosphere was good, so I will be returning. Good spot in Manchester.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of DM39
4.44/5  rDev +16.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

Photo of Donteatrawhagis
4.34/5  rDev +13.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4 | food: 3.5

Photo of vdamato_25
4.5/5  rDev +18.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Absolutely love Stark Brewing Co. Me and my buddies went their this past week for some great beers, food and football. It is a unique brewpub with the brewery and distillery at the center of attention. I had the rueben sandwich which was one of the best I have ever had. It was quality pastrami coupled with the sauerkraut of course; but what really made it was the creaminess of the melted Swiss and Russian dressing. Because of their very well known home-grown beer selection I chose to go with the 10 beer sampler which gave me 10 tastings of different beers on the menu. I am not a huge stout guy at all but their oatmeal stout was like nothing I have ever tasted. If you are looking for a full bodied, sweet beer to sip on, look no further. The scotch ale was also incredible and had a very smooth finish after a very unique, malty taste. If you are looking for something light to go with your meal, I would go with their Mt. Ucanoonuc or Red Ale. Although this place was a little hard to find, it was well worth it. I would highly recommend it and will be going back!

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Photo of Barleycorn
3.64/5  rDev -4.5%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.5

Photo of Justin82
3.86/5  rDev +1.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of mrson83
3.68/5  rDev -3.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Photo of kdivers
3.2/5  rDev -16%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 1.5 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

Photo of paulish
4.5/5  rDev +18.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of rjp217
4.09/5  rDev +7.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of MacSon1982
3.53/5  rDev -7.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 3 | service: 4 | selection: 3

Really cool location and look to this place. They brew their own beer and it's not too bad.

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Photo of lambpasty
3.31/5  rDev -13.1%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.25 | selection: 3 | food: 3.75

Photo of jco3
3.81/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 3.5

Photo of seanzig
2.28/5  rDev -40.2%
vibe: 3 | quality: 2.5 | service: 1 | selection: 2.5 | food: 3.5

Beer and food for a college crowd

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Photo of jthurbs
2.96/5  rDev -22.3%

Photo of DSmith234
4.68/5  rDev +22.8%

Photo of halo3one
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of mbonugli
3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

Photo of BierBliss
3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

Photo of coombski
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of Kelp
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of Kimball-NH
3/5  rDev -21.3%

Photo of hockeypuck
4/5  rDev +5%

Photo of ajcormier
2.75/5  rDev -27.8%

Photo of jamespeissner
4.7/5  rDev +23.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

Great selction of beerfrom a pumpkin (still) it was awesome! to a lambic (great for style) the Scotch Ale was right on and the Double IPA was really really good. the service was good and the food was great. Had the Ribs. Probably the best ribs I have ever had. the sweet potatoe fries were awesome also. I highly recommend this place if you like micro beers. Another thing I liked they don't sell bottled beer.

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Stark Brewing Company in Manchester, NH
3.6 out of 5 based on 347 ratings.
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