Which beer is made closest to you?

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by Stignacious, Oct 6, 2015.

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  1. Pisthetaerus

    Pisthetaerus Initiate (130) Dec 3, 2014 Connecticut

    Firefly and Relic brewing are the best within a short distance (~5 miles) of me. Not a huge fan of traveling for beer so I haven't hit up nearly as many of CT's breweries as I should've by now. We've got a decent amount of solid breweries considering the size of the state.

    CJNAPS Meyvn (1,089) Nov 3, 2013 California

    Strike brewing company
  3. vabeerguy

    vabeerguy Poo-Bah (3,058) Sep 21, 2015 Virginia
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    Wow, you probably have more breweries by you than banks! I make it a point to buy NC brewed beer when I am in NC. I have had many of those listed but had no idea how many are out there.
  4. vabeerguy

    vabeerguy Poo-Bah (3,058) Sep 21, 2015 Virginia
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    There are several by me but I cannot remember all of them.
    Midnight Brewery
    and soon, Stone.
  5. EzGee

    EzGee Initiate (77) Sep 30, 2009 Michigan

    Living in the Kalamazoo area, I'm lucky. Bells, Founders, Dark Horse, Latitude ... Pure Paradise!
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  6. vurt

    vurt Meyvn (1,220) Apr 11, 2004 Oregon

    Hm. I think McMenamins Oak Hills brewpub is a little bit closer to home than their Cornelius Pass Roadhouse, although it looks like we're about halfway between them. Vertigo Brewing might be a smidge closer than Oak Hills.

    The map shows Brannon's Brewhouse in Beaverton, but it's been closed for a few months now.
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  7. neenerzig

    neenerzig Poo-Bah (2,655) Feb 15, 2006 Ohio

    The brewery that is closest to where I live is The Bottlehouse Brewing Company.

  8. njcraftguy

    njcraftguy Zealot (533) Apr 6, 2015 New Jersey

    I'm lucky being in North Jersey. Magnify and Crickethill are both within a few miles of me. I'm a regular at both and have gotten friendly with everyone there. Ramstein is close though I'm not a big fan. Kane, Carton, Defiant, Angry Eriks and Rinn Duin are all reasonably close as well. Tired Hands and Troegs are a little bit of a drive but are next on my list. I'm sure there's one or two I missed but these are the one's I frequent.
  9. Bruno74200

    Bruno74200 Poo-Bah (2,974) Aug 23, 2015 France

    The closest brewery for me is Brasserie du LĂ©man in Allinges, Haute-Savoie, France. It's 5km (3 miles) from me and they make some good organic stuff!
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  10. slander

    slander Poo-Bah (2,221) Nov 5, 2001 New York
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    From where I'm sitting at this very moment (work).... probably 2 miles to the Brooklyn Brewery with Dirck the Norseman being a very close second, and then Transmitter, Rockaway, Finback...
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  11. marquis

    marquis Champion (803) Nov 20, 2005 England

    Nearest , geographically,is Flipside brewery, about 2 milles except that there's a river in the way and it's about 10 miles by road.
    I live in a village but within a half hour's drive there are well over 20 breweries.Perhaps over 30 . There is a brewery in the UK for every 65 square miles or 50000 people.
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  12. PhawkYu

    PhawkYu Initiate (0) Dec 23, 2012 New Jersey

    Climax Brewing is about 5 minutes door to door for me. However, Kane and Carton are 30 minutes down the road.
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  13. cosmicdebris

    cosmicdebris Disciple (319) Feb 8, 2008 Connecticut

    I am 10 minutes from NEBCO and 15 minutes from Black Hog
  14. Invinciblejets

    Invinciblejets Devotee (473) Sep 29, 2014 South Carolina

    New south is about 25 minutes away
    Westbrook is about a hour 30 minutes away
  15. beersnobraven

    beersnobraven Initiate (0) Jul 12, 2014 Illinois

    Locally, there's a little brewery that just operates out of a brewpub called Motor Row Brewing about five minutes from my house. In terms of breweries that actually bottle, Revolution and Lagunitas are both about 15 minutes away.
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  16. seth27

    seth27 Initiate (86) Mar 16, 2015 Pennsylvania

    I'm about 3 miles from Vodoo. I've had a few of their beers but I've yet to actually go in the place. I plan on changing that soon though
  17. KCUnited

    KCUnited Initiate (199) Nov 11, 2014 Illinois

    Piece Brewery & Pizzeria
    Pipeworks/Off Color
  18. rjd722

    rjd722 Crusader (715) Nov 17, 2013 Maryland

    Well, I live right around the block from a Rock Bottom...so technically it's that.

    DC Brau is 11.3 miles away and Denizen's Brewing is 4.8. Flying Dog is about 36 miles away, but depending on traffic it could take me just as long to get to DC Brau because driving in DC is a nightmare sometimes. Recently, a lot more nano breweries have opened in the DC area so it's nice there is more of a variety here these days.
  19. TrapJaw77

    TrapJaw77 Initiate (0) Apr 17, 2015 Illinois

    Small place called 350 Brewing Co is 1 mile from my house. Nice place, good guys running it.
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  20. gobuccos

    gobuccos Devotee (414) Apr 28, 2014 Ohio

    Less than 2 miles from Fatheads Production Brewery in Middleburg Heights. Nice to have the brewery so close to pick up fresh beer..
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  21. Domingo

    Domingo Poo-Bah (2,689) Apr 23, 2005 Colorado

    There's a tiny place with so-so beer (Launch Pad) that is about 2/3 of a mile from my house.
    Dry Dock's the closest really good brewery at around 3 miles.
  22. dgmirelli

    dgmirelli Aspirant (271) Mar 21, 2015 New York

    so dangerous - gotta be like working in a pizza parlor when you need to lose weight!
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  23. PatrickCT

    PatrickCT Poo-Bah (2,280) Feb 18, 2015 Connecticut
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    8 miles from Half Full in Stamford, Connecticut.
  24. Angerhaus

    Angerhaus Crusader (746) Oct 1, 2015 Rhode Island

    Company Brewing and Lakefront Brewery are each 1-2 miles from our front door. Black Husky will be moving in pretty close in the next few months.
  25. dennis3951

    dennis3951 Meyvn (1,011) Mar 6, 2008 New Jersey

    I'm about 2.5 miles from a Brew Pub Trap Rock & about 1.5 miles from a soon to open brewery named Twin Elephant.
  26. Blinkyoureyes

    Blinkyoureyes Aspirant (209) Aug 28, 2015 Tennessee

    Not sure where this data came from, but the brewery closest to me was a brewpub in a box that closed down. There are also ones close to me listed that are not even open yet....

    Smith & Lentz is newly opened and about 3 or 4 miles from me, across the street from Fat Bottom who are soon moving.

    Southern Grist is finishing construction now. They will be the closest to my house at under 2 miles.

    There is an East Nashville Beer Works that is coming next year to the neighborhood.

    I moved to Nashville 3 years ago and there were essentially 4 craft breweries.
    Fat Bottom

    Now there are close to 30.
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  27. RobDB

    RobDB Devotee (455) Aug 31, 2009 New Jersey

    I live a little over 2.5 miles from Magnify Brewing Company in Fairfield, NJ. I live an hour or so from both Carton and Kane.
  28. Irishace9

    Irishace9 Devotee (434) Sep 7, 2012 Illinois

    I'm about 5 blocks away from 350 brewing.
  29. jhavs

    jhavs Poo-Bah (1,959) Apr 16, 2015 New Hampshire
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    Harpoon in Windsor, VT is about 30 miles. Waterbury VT is about 45 Miles for the Alchemist.
  30. archiebunkerjr

    archiebunkerjr Aspirant (217) Oct 25, 2010 Michigan

    I live in a small town near Lansing, MI and we have small brewpub that isn't very good. I never see anyone there. I'll be shocked if they make it through 2016.

    Fortunately, I live an hour away from Founders, Perrin's and Dark Horse. And within 90 minutes, I have Bell's, Oddside Ales and New Holland. I've learned those are good distances for me. They are far enough so I won't go visit frequently but close enough that I can get there if they have a special event.
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  31. richobrien

    richobrien Devotee (470) Dec 29, 2013 California

    Proclamation Ale is pretty close to me in RI, making some great beers.
  32. emount91

    emount91 Devotee (426) Aug 28, 2015 Connecticut

    to where I work? New England Brewing (yaaaay G-Bot!!)

    to where I live? 2 Roads Brewing (boooooooo, aside from contract brewed Sip of Sunshine)
  33. HeyLady

    HeyLady Aspirant (291) Sep 17, 2015 New York

    In New Jersey Kane Brewing, 1/2 mile away
    In NYC SingleCut, 6 miles away
  34. MitchIPAGuy

    MitchIPAGuy Initiate (0) Aug 12, 2013 Virginia

    Ocelot, Lost Rhino, Beltway Brewing (contract brewer), and Old Ox
  35. pat61

    pat61 Poo-Bah (5,858) Dec 29, 2010 Minnesota

    LynLake, Herkimer and Moto I (sake) 1 mile. Within a five mile radius, about 17.
  36. EnthusedAboutBeer

    EnthusedAboutBeer Zealot (583) May 13, 2013 New Jersey

    I live 2 blocks away New Jersey Beer Company but they only brew about 4-5 beers.
    The nearest notable brewery is Other Half in Brooklyn which is about 30 minutes away. Carton and Kane are just under an hour away but I don't have a car so I hardly ever get down there
  37. ThomasMetal75

    ThomasMetal75 Initiate (0) Jun 15, 2009 Massachusetts

    Bog Iron Brewing in Norton, MA. 8.5 miles is the shortest distance I get from my house according to Google Maps.
  38. Beanblossom

    Beanblossom Initiate (70) Apr 29, 2015 Indiana

    5.7 miles away from 3Floyd's!!!!
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  39. Split73

    Split73 Initiate (71) Aug 15, 2015 Michigan

    Harmony Brewery- 1.7 miles
    Elk Brewery- 2.0
    Brewery Vivant- 2.2
    Founders- 2.9
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