Rockaway Brewing Company

Rockaway Brewing CompanyRockaway Brewing Company
Rockaway Brewing CompanyRockaway Brewing Company
Brewery, Bar, Beer-to-go

46-01 5th St
Long Island City
Queens, New York, 11101-5311
United States

(718) 482-6528 | map
rockawaybrewco.com

Notes:
BEER STATS
Average:
3.93
Beers:
40
Ratings:
227
PLACE STATS
Average:
4.06
Reviews:
5
Ratings:
24
pDev:
12.07%
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Ratings by Eamonn-Cummings3:
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Rated by Eamonn-Cummings3 from New York

4.93/5  rDev +21.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75
Awesome place in Long Island City. Great atmosphere, lots of incredible events. Just started canning too.
Jun 19, 2015
More User Ratings:
 
Rated: 4.15 by leprechaunandfatman from Ohio

Jan 27, 2021
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Reviewed by dankestcompsci from New York

4.06/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.5
Rockaway brewing company has a few very good beers and a good vibe. I stopped by the tap room near rockaway beach and they had a good selection of beers - mainly IPAs and pilsners, with a couple of other options like a stout or a cider. The best things I’d say they offer are the west coast IPA or the Pilsner, which is probably one of the best pilsner’s I’ve had (very unique and fruity). The rest of the beers are above average, but nothing crazy. It’s a chill outdoor vibe I’d say that is most appreciated by locals. If you stop by Rockaway Beach, I would highly recommend going to this brewery after for some lunch and a brew.
Aug 03, 2020
 
Rated: 3.89 by eluvah from New York

Feb 27, 2020
 
Rated: 4.78 by smela3 from Texas

Jan 04, 2020
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Reviewed by WillieThreebiers from Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4
Small corner spot with little U-shaped bar that seats about 10 and some counter space on perimeter. Lively crowd and flea market food vendors across street. 16 beers on tap, the one I had was solid. Fast service.
Jun 30, 2019
 
Rated: 3.82 by Taphouse_Traveler from Florida

Jan 11, 2019
 
Rated: 3.89 by cambabeer from New York

Sep 25, 2018
 
Rated: 3.04 by JLawMcGraw from New York

Aug 08, 2018
 
Rated: 3.8 by Zekenyce from New Jersey

Jun 02, 2018
 
Rated: 3.5 by Tbarnes1414 from New York

Apr 07, 2018
 
Rated: 4.09 by DC118 from New Jersey

Mar 12, 2018
 
Rated: 4.23 by chiefz1 from New York

Jan 28, 2018
 
Rated: 3.84 by CervezaNY from New York

Nov 17, 2017
 
Rated: 3.85 by jaydoc from Kansas

Nov 11, 2017
 
Rated: 3.7 by Jlabs from New York

May 21, 2017
 
Rated: 4.18 by CreightonSM from New York

Apr 19, 2017
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Reviewed by Nlatini from New York

5/5  rDev +23.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5
I've been a local patron of Rockaway Brewing for three years now. It's been amazing to see this brewery grow and consistently release great beer, espexially at such a high rate. Do yourself a favor and check it out. There are always free tours happening and they encourage you to browse around the brewhouse (carefully of course). If you can order the High Plains Drifter, an amazing bottle conditioned Scottish ale, while you're there make sure to do so. Cheers!
Jan 26, 2017
 
Rated: 3.67 by Gkruszewski from New York

Nov 12, 2016
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Rated by absyrd1 from New Jersey

3.23/5  rDev -20.4%
vibe: 2.75 | quality: 2.75 | service: 3.25 | selection: 4
Vibe= small, sweaty (in Aug), no ventilation.
Quality= Beer is average at best.
Service= ok
Selection= Diverse but only 1 or 2 above average.
Aug 23, 2016
 
Rated: 3.7 by smithj4 from New York

Jul 14, 2016
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Reviewed by KingPurple from New Jersey

5/5  rDev +23.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5
Very cool spot to drink in, lots of great beer on tap and some specialty brews in bottles. ESB is great, had more of it at the Mets game afterwords and took advantage of the Kölsch being on tap. Fair amount of room to hang out and stand around. One of best breweries in NYC!
Jun 01, 2016
 
Rated: 4 by WheelsPSU from New Jersey

Apr 30, 2016
 
Rated: 4.78 by Glenn_Cole_BTBC from Illinois

Aug 25, 2015
 
Rated: 3.85 by PVMT from New York

Aug 23, 2015
 
Rated: 4.5 by paulish from New York

Jun 08, 2015
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Reviewed by cecilperkins from New York

4.58/5  rDev +12.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5
Lovely brewery with onsite serving area. Bartender cheerfully offered samples. Free chips available at the bar and around the seating area. After enjoying a few with friends, there was announcement that the brewer was giving a tour of the brewing area, which was informative and lovely. Apparently they have brewing nights Thursdays with tastings of the latest beer being kegged and where you can observe the brewing process. Prices were incredibly reasonable for NYC ($5 pints, $3 halfpints). The beer was great and the vibe is DIY. Only downside is that the homemade stools are not very comfortable so we stood while we drank. Small price to pay for a neighborhood treasure. I look forward to going back!
May 24, 2015
 
Rated: 3.75 by Spreetaper from New York

Jan 20, 2015
 
Rated: 3.75 by dbrauneis from North Carolina

Dec 20, 2014
Rockaway Brewing Company in Queens, NY
Brewery rating: 3.93 out of 5 with 227 ratings