Bitter & Esters

700 Washington Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11238
917-596-7261
Best Of

Details

  • Sun, Tue-Sat 12pm-8pm
  • $$
  • Full bar
  • Street Parking
  • Reservations Not Accepted
John La Polla and Doug Amport founded a do-it-yourself brewery in Prospect Heights, where even the most beginner hop-head can learn to craft beer. Bitter and Esters hosts workshops for brewers of all skill levels and in the more advanced classes, folks learn how to make beers from masters at Sierra Nevada, Smuttynose,and Laguintas, while sipping on samples. Bring home a kit from the home brew store or use their equipment to cook up to a 15-gallon batch of whatever beer you choose. Other events include beer swaps, tasting events, and home brew competitions. --Jessica Goodman

Related Stories (3)

  • Say Goodbye to the Homebrew Department at Bowery Whole Foods
    2 years ago by Laura Shunk

    DIY food- and beverage-related crafts have soared in popularity in the past several years, and we'll bet you can think of at least one or two friends who have at least flirted with a homebrewing hobby. Though equipment-heavy and tim...

  • 5 Best Weekend Food Events
    2 years ago by Jessica Goodman

    Friday, April 26 Thai Street-Food Demonstration Chef Jay Weinstein will demonstrate how to make four different Thai curry pastes at the National Gourmet Institute from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Weinstein will pair the pastes with traditional s...

  • What's Happening: Dine Around Eataly and Sierra Nevada Tasting
    3 years ago by Jessica Goodman

    Monday, January 14 Whole Hog Butcher Dinner at Louro Louro celebrates the next Nossa Mesa Supper Club Monday night with a four-course meal from chef Justin Severino of Pittsburgh's Cure. The fun starts at 6:30 p.m. with hors d'oeuvr...

Menu

View All

More Brewery Restaurants in Brooklyn

View All

More Brewery Restaurants in New York

  • Burp Castle
    Best Of

    The walls of Burp Castle depict a most jovial scene of debauchery: bartenders dressed as medieval...

    Brewery
  • Donovan's Pub
    Best Of

    Is it the best burger in town, as the sign outside proclaims? That's a serious pronouncement, so ...

    Brewery
  • Best Of

    It's not located on the waterfront, but as we're not Marlon Brando, we really don't care. The chi...

    American
  • Waterfront Ale House
    Best Of

    Despite its apparent connection with Brooklyn's Pete's Ale House, the food here is considerably b...

    American
  • D.B.A.
    Best Of

    Their motto: "Drink good stuff." Thankfully, you have no other option but to do just that at this...

    Brewery
  • The Ginger Man
    Best Of

    The Ginger Man has an amazing amount of obtuse, foreign, and exquisite beer taps neatly showcased...

    American