Great Craft Beers & Where To Find Them On Staten Island’s North Shore

by | May 8, 2015 | Eat This Way on Bay, Featured

The North Shore of Staten Island has been home to great beers for over 150 years. Below is a list of local establishments where you can find great craft beers on Staten Island’s north shore:

Flagship Brewery

Flagship Brewery is Staten Island’s only Brewing Company and sells & serves draft beer. Their tasting room also aka beer hall  is used for shows to include live music & comedy. They brew four beers & seasonal beer. Below are some brief descriptions:

Flagship APA ~ 6.2% ABV ~ 50 IBU

An American style pale ales are defined by the use of American grown hops. The hop profile of Flagship APA includes an upfront bitterness complemented with citrus and pine-like aromas followed by a small burst of tropical fruit.

Flagship American Wit ~ 5.75% ABV ~ 15 IBU

A nod to the time-honored Belgian style ale, Flagship American Wit is a refreshing, light bodied wheat beer. Prized hops from America’s Northwest region give this ale a citrusy flavor that blends with the subtle undertones of our hand ground spices.

Flagship Dark Mild ~ 4.5% ABV ~ 20 IBU

The British Mild is a popular session ale known for a soft hop character and lower alcohol content. While holding true to these classic guidelines, Flagship Dark Mild is nearly black   in color due to a complex malt profile that’s bursting with flavor.

Flagship Metropolitan Lager ~ 5.6% ABV ~ 27 IBU

Flagship Brewery’s “Metropolitan Lager” features toasted Vienna and Rye malt. Full bodied with smooth flavor and texture in part from the Rye, floral noble hops are added in abundance for aroma and flavor. This Lager is smooth, clean, crisp and exceptionally balanced.

40 Minthorne Street [map] | (718) 273-7777 |

Tasting Room Hours
Thursday: 5pm-11pm
Friday: 5pm-11pm
Saturday: 2pm-11pm
Sunday: 1pm-8pm


Craft House

Craft House has 12 beers on tap, 29 bottles & 5 cans. Their beer menu can be found here.  A few highlights include: Greenport Harbor Spring Turning Rye Saison, Sixpoint Abigale Ale, & Stone Smoked Porter With Chipotle.

60 Van Duzer Street [map] | (718) 442-3433 |

Monday: 5pm-12am
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: 5pm-12am
Thursday: 5pm-1am
Friday & Saturday: 5pm-2am
Sunday: 12pm-12am


Adobe Blues

Abode Blues is home to the 100 beer club has been open since 1992. They now have over 200 beers.

Domestics include: DFH, Stone, Bear Republic, Oskar Blues, Ommegang. Imports include: Delirium, Ayinger, Fullers, Unibroue, Spaten. Seasonals include: Magic Hat Heart of Darkness, Anchor OSA, Sierra Nevada Celebration, Sam Adams Chocolate Bock & Winter Lager, Flying Fish Grand Cru, Sam Smith Winter Welcome, Blue Point Winter, Harpoon Winter Warmer. In addition to over 200 bottles of beer, Adobe blues has 50 tequilas. There are also rare beers from Belgium, England, Germany, Norway and Scotland, Poland, Panama and Trinidad.

63 Lafayette Street [map] | (718) 720-2583 | Adobe Blues on Yelp

Monday 11:30am – 11pm
Tueday 11:30am – 11pm
Wedday 11:30am – 11pm
Thuday 11:30am – 11pm
Friday 11:30am – 1am
Satday 11:30am – 1am
Sunday 12pm – 11pm

Which is your favorite spot to grab great beer? Are there any beer options that we’re forgetting? Let us know in the comments!


Written By Ettore

Ettore grew up working in the restaurant & catering business from the age of 12. He graduated from the College of Staten Island with a Bachelors’s in Mathematics & Finance in 1985. In 1986 he started Chez Vous caterers from the basement of his home in Dongan Hills and caters parties at homes and businesses in the tri-state area. In Oct 1987 he rented the first floor of Edgewater Hall at 691 Bay Street. A few years later he added the party rental division to Chez Vous. In 1998 he purchased Edgewater Hall and renovated the first and second floors making them party spaces. Shortly thereafter he purchased from his tenant the cellar bar creating Dock Street Underground a live music venue. His creative projects include his CD Sweet on You, his book, It’s Your Right to be Fit, Sexed, and Happy, So Claim It, and he is developing a TV series called Business Underground. His record labels Hanz On Music and Dock Street Records has produced Method Man’s “The Meth Lab.” and produces 2nd Generation Wu projects.

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