We know how to keep a secret, except when it comes to craft beer!
Thanks to the craft beer craze, quality brewers aren’t hard to come by in New Hampshire these days. But with so many delicious breweries dotting the state’s beautiful landscape, which ones should you try first? We put that question to our beer-loving Facebook fans. And here are their top five favorite spots to sit back and sip a pint this season. Rather choose your own favorite? Check the Granite State Brewers Association’s NH Beer Trail
for your guide to all the local beers in New Hampshire.
Woodstock Brewery, Woodstock, NH
These guys are known for a great atmosphere and serving seasonal beers like Summer Brew or Frosty Goggles, and signature brews like the 4,000 Footer IPA and Old Man Oatmeal Stout. Bonus, you can crash at the cozy-as-can-be Woodstock Inn.
Tuckerman’s Brewing Company, Conway, NH
In the heart of the White Mountains, Tuckerman’s gives fun daily brewery tours at 2pm and 4pm, no reservation required. The also offer tasty and affordable flights, so sip away, then grab a growler and fill it with your favorite before you head out!
Throwback Brewery, North Hampton, NH
There’s a reason Throwback has been voted Yankee Magazine’s Best of New England Best Brew Pub and New Hampshire Magazine’s Best of NH Best Brewery. Plus, they’ve got $5 yoga every Sunday at 11 am!
Concord Craft Brewing Company, Concord, NH
This small, no-nonsense brewery has fantastic beer. Sample a flight, and if you love hop-forward brews, try the Gov’nah Double IPA!
Smuttynose Brewing Company, Hampton, NH
Free brewery tours in their new facility, seasonal and classic brews, and incredible food make this a wonderful destination on the New Hampshire seacoast. And after you’ve enjoyed a pint or two, you and your crew can get your disc golf game on out on their nine-hole course.