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Sand City Brewing Co.

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Sand City Brewing Co.Sand City Brewing Co.
BA SCORE
4.25/5
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1,388 Ratings
Sand City Brewing Co.Sand City Brewing Co.
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery, Beer-to-go

60 Main St
Northport, New York, 11768-1722
United States

(631) 651-2766 | map
sandcitybeer.com

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Added by TJLeonard33 on 03-04-2015

BEER STATS
Beers:
51
Reviews:
314
Ratings:
1,388
PLACE STATS
BA Score:
4.4/5
Reviews:
10
Ratings:
37
pDev:
7.95%
 
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Ratings: 37 |  Reviews: 10
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4.26/5  rDev -3.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Eamonn-Cummings3
4.7/5  rDev +6.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5

Went there after running the Cow Harbor 10k.

Walk in to a crowded tap room. The atmosphere is typically functional with not a lot of frills.

The beer is incredible.

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Photo of paulish
4/5  rDev -9.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of ScaryEd
3.81/5  rDev -13.4%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4

Photo of BEER88
4.63/5  rDev +5.2%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4

Definitely hot this spot up, they have some quality beers!

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Photo of Basellne23
4.5/5  rDev +2.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 1.25

Photo of CrimeDog
4.98/5  rDev +13.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.75

Photo of Billolick
4.32/5  rDev -1.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Great spot to taste excellent beers in a great little town, very close to the water on the Long Island sound side of the iIsland.

Smaller spot, one room, with the actual brewery visable to the rear. Bar to the left as you enter...No food, except pretzel sticks that they put out for all to enjoy.....Fun spot to check out for tasting, drinking, filling growlers, cans for sale...all of their quite tasty products...first sip of the visit and I was thinking "wow" Every beer we had was literally bursting with waves of favor, impressive...went home with a growler and 4 pack of cans..very glad we went...will surely return....Well worth a visit

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Photo of Jlabs
4.1/5  rDev -6.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Photo of stoffystouts
4.23/5  rDev -3.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of EMH73
4.46/5  rDev +1.4%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

The beers and vibe are terrific, however the space is on the small side, Their IPA's compare favorably to almost all other breweries. The age range here is vast and the place is incredibly dog friendly. Flights are a great deal. The only food served here is pretzel rods which is disappointing, but they are free. Unfortunately there were no cans for sale on the day of my visit.

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Photo of Nichols33
4.59/5  rDev +4.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5

Photo of BubbleBobble
4.34/5  rDev -1.4%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Greywulfken
4/5  rDev -9.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

This will be my limited to a one-time experience review of the brewery, based on a can release event.

I went to the brewery, Sand City, because I was aware of a can release event, and I was intrigued. The line was way longer than I expected, and there was no small amount of trepidation on my part: Will it be sold out before I get to buy it? was my primary concern. Based on the comments from the people on line behind me, this sort of line was akin to a Tree House release - surprising for what I regarded as a relatively low-key local brewery. Waited about an hour on line, having arrived about 15 minutes before their opening.

On two occasions, a person clearly representing the brewery toured the line, counting the number of people waiting. A local deli also toured the line, and brought egg sandwiches and juice to those waiting. After about 45 minutes, a dude came by informing us that our allotments had been reduced from 4 4-packs to 3, to enabling people to get something if they were waiting. A reasonable move for sure.

Never really entered the brewery proper, as the sale was through their back door, but I could see it was a very small brewery. A table was set-up near the cashier station, offering t-shirts and glassware. Everyone seemed very amicable, and despite the wait, the quality of the beer was well-worth it.

Overall, a favorable impression, but given the abundance of great beer these days, I don't know if it warranted the drive or wait. I'll have to keep drinking and get back to you...

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Photo of dgmirelli
4.46/5  rDev +1.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5

the beer is outstanding and to have this miles away is one of the greatest things to ever happen to me, LOL. This place is IPA heaven, no need to chase NE IPA's all over the nation and pay booku bucks for a can. Growler price is insane!! Keep it coming Sand City!!

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Photo of Jottaviano
4.29/5  rDev -2.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of curtis6290
4.36/5  rDev -0.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of TangoJuliet
4/5  rDev -9.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 5 | selection: 3

Photo of Lucoli
4.5/5  rDev +2.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of acp21178
5/5  rDev +13.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Sand City is hands down the best Brewery on Long Island.... Every beer I've had and there have been a lot are delicious. Keep the beers flowing and the people will come...

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Photo of SpAiReArGsEonNE
4.01/5  rDev -8.9%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.75

Photo of qcbrewer
4/5  rDev -9.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of 1Sundown2C
4/5  rDev -9.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of biggerboat58
5/5  rDev +13.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of twizzard
4.29/5  rDev -2.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

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Sand City Brewing Co. in Northport, NY
Brewery rating: 4.25 out of 5 with 1,388 ratings
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