Gun Hill Brewing Company

Gun Hill Brewing CompanyGun Hill Brewing Company
Gun Hill Brewing CompanyGun Hill Brewing Company
Brewery, Bar, Beer-to-go

3227 Laconia Ave
Bronx, New York, 10469-1403
United States

(718) 881-0010 | map

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Ratings by Eamonn-Cummings3:
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Rated by Eamonn-Cummings3 from New York

4.01/5  rDev -6.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4

May 11, 2016
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Reviewed by VoxRationis from New York

4.09/5  rDev -4.7%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25
Had been meaning to get to the brewery, but this was my first time. The area is still a bit raw, so if you are planning to go, be mindful. The facility is a repurposed commercial building with a decent amount of room in the front, sporting a solid wood serving area/bar off to the left corner, and a much larger serving area when the back production area is opened. The theme of the products is Colonial America (as I understand it one of their brews, Rise Up Rye, was brewed for the Broadway show, Hamilton), but the brewery itself does not try to hammer this home and the subtlety is appreciated. The quality and selection are both solid and the service friendly. I will be back.
Jan 20, 2020
Rated: 4.38 by smela3 from Texas

Sep 01, 2019
Rated: 4.11 by Griffith from Connecticut

Mar 18, 2019
Rated: 4.15 by Timfromthemainland from New York

Jul 25, 2018
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Rated by ProNR from Florida

3.65/5  rDev -14.9%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.75
Good place to grab a beer. No food but tables to sit and enjoy the beer. Bar service only and about 12 beers on tap.
Jul 21, 2018
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Reviewed by bibo_ergo_sum from New York

4.93/5  rDev +14.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75
My local place so I might be a little biased.
V: Located in an industrial part of the east Bronx, Gun Hill has a surprisingly inviting feel. Locals, med students, cyclists and beer enthusiasts populate the bar. The bar itself is housed in an old garage, it's light on decoration and because it shares a room with the actual brewery you can see most of the fermentation vessels.
Q: The beer is phenomenal
S: Bartenders are all awesome human beings. Often they'll throw you a free empanada or sneak you sips of beers that aren't yet released. Sample pours are generous and the staff is always knowledgeable.
Sl: Probably have about 15 beers on tap at a time.
Dec 04, 2017
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Reviewed by officialbrewbroads from California

3.9/5  rDev -9.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4
A haven of Revolutionary Americana in a sea of Modern industrial sprawl.

Sourcing local ingredients and using traditional brewing techniques as defined by the fine patriots who came before, GHB is a nod to a simpler time with earnest values. The facility was impeccably clean and the staff warm and inviting. The owner was on premise and made himself completely available to answer any and all questions. Baseball fans will be pleased to note the formation of the Brewery was established amongst fellow local baseball players. A fact the owner was pleased to mention upon hearing I was returning from a trip to the Cooperstown baseball hall of fame. Which if you yourself are likely to visit, and traveling from Long Island I highly recommend making the stop. I would of course advise that visit to be sooner than later as GHB is the quality of brewery that will be hard for larger companies to resist attempting to buy. I stopped at the Laconia Ave, location but please note they have another location with a full restaurant menu.
Jun 21, 2017
Rated: 5 by NonicPanic from Pennsylvania

Mar 01, 2017
Rated: 4.11 by smithj4 from New York

Jul 14, 2016
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Reviewed by NastyNorseman from New York

4.26/5  rDev -0.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25
Nice place to grab a brew. Simple, industrial styled brewery with consistently outstanding offerings from Gun Hill along with a handful of regional New York brews. Limited food selection. This brewery orders out for empanadas only, but they do allow patrons to order out and revive your food via delivery. Service was good overall, but my rating is likely screwed due to the wedding party that was there disrupting things a little. I had a great time visiting in the afternoon.
Jun 23, 2016
Rated: 4.15 by Noelito76 from New York

Apr 15, 2016
Rated: 4.71 by LucilleToo from Connecticut

Mar 21, 2016
Rated: 4 by paulish from New York

Mar 14, 2016
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Rated by Papaprings from New York

3.94/5  rDev -8.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5
Void of light!
Dec 30, 2015
Rated: 3.56 by ArkyVaughan from New Jersey

Oct 26, 2015
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Reviewed by PVMT from New York

4.22/5  rDev -1.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4
Visited on 10/24/25 for BA VoL release. Nice open space, seating at the bar with TVs and bench tables in front. Selection was basic (stout, ipa, wheat beer, pale ale) but excellent. Great service. Recommended.
Oct 26, 2015
Rated: 3.73 by JaredSammy from New York

Sep 12, 2015
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Reviewed by Gajo74 from New York

4.06/5  rDev -5.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 5 | selection: 3.5
A cool place to go drink. A tap room in which the brewery is visible. The bartender who served us was super cool and let us taste as much as we wanted . I believe there were six beers on tap, all by gun hill brewery, and they were decent. This brewery is located in a rather un eventful area of the Bronx, but hopefully it will find its niche and hopefully that neighborhood will see some growth in the coming years. A solid local brewery I'm happy to support.
Sep 06, 2015
Rated: 4.2 by brbrocc from New York

Aug 09, 2015
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Rated by Jayroda82 from New York

4.14/5  rDev -3.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.75 | selection: 3.75
Cool open warehouse... Loving the decor... Had a weird smell. Will go back, but bc its on the way home.
Jun 12, 2015
Rated: 4 by Spreetaper from New York

Apr 30, 2015
Rated: 4.78 by POTABLE83 from New York

Apr 13, 2015
Reviewed by REY_CORTEZ from New York

4.65/5  rDev +8.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75
Been here only once and it happened to be for their 1 year anniversary party. Place was rockin, selection was top notch. Void of light is def one of the best stouts you'll ever have. Glad local brewing is back in my hometown!
Mar 16, 2015
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Rated by osant37 from New York

4.16/5  rDev -3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4
Awesome Place!! Right In My Backyard!!!
Mar 02, 2015
Rated: 4.25 by BlackHawk89 from New York

Dec 13, 2014
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Reviewed by Billolick from New York

4.07/5  rDev -5.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4
Quality craft beer in the Bronx...gotta love it...these guys are pumping out decent beer and also canning it....rustic location with several house news always on tap and available in growler fills...friendly and informative staff is always a plus...well worth a visit for real beer in the boogie down
Dec 09, 2014
Rated: 4.48 by AntAle from New York

Oct 31, 2014
Rated: 4.44 by jannunziata from New York

Oct 26, 2014
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Reviewed by 1nf1n1te from New York

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%
Gun Hill Brewing Co. provided a solid brewery experience. Flight of 6 for $9 featuring the Gun Hill Gold, Cherry Tree Ale (not on BA), Catskill Hop Harvest (also not on BA), Kraftwerk Ale, IPA and Nelson's Oatmeal Stout. All 6 were between solid and very good. Both the bartender and one of the brewers or owners (not sure) were very nice and cordial. A TV with NFL Red Zone isn't a bad thing either on a Sunday afternoon.

Why not a 5? For one, it's a semi-enclosed bar and the large gate was open. This past Sunday wasn't exactly warm and while it was pleasant when I first arrived, it did get colder. Secondly, as friendly as the bartender was, he didn't have answers to what malts/hops were used in a few of the beers.

Overall, a very solid, young brewery and I'll both drink them on tap when I see them and be back again when the lineup changes.
Oct 23, 2014
Rated: 4.25 by Wattman4 from New York

Oct 03, 2014
Rated: 4.5 by JonAdams from Arizona

Aug 07, 2014
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Reviewed by WillieThreebiers from Connecticut

4.07/5  rDev -5.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.75
Small brewery in old warehouse building with short bar to the left of the entry seats about 10. There are a few picnic tables on the floor. Brewhouse is behind bar and to the right in the back. 8 beers on tap, the two I had were solid. Friendly service. Enjoyable visit.
May 02, 2014
Rated: 4.75 by braedon_peluso from New York

Apr 04, 2014
Rated: 4.75 by ShriverMO from New York

Mar 04, 2014
Rated: 5 by DL30 from New York

Mar 04, 2014
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