Breweries and brew pubs on Long Island have their own specialties that can’t be found elsewhere, and many offer some eclectic food to pair with that local beer.
Moustache Brewing Co.
Moustache Brewing Co. (400 Hallett Ave., Suite A, Riverhead): Specialties include Sailor Mouth IPA, Milk+Honey Brown Ale and an IPA of the month. Seasonal and specialty offerings are also featured. Well behaved, leashed dogs are welcome. All groups of 10 or more, as well as groups of any size arriving by limo, bus or van must make a reservation through the contact page on the brewery's website. More info: moustachebrewing.com, 631-591-3250
Barrage Brewing Co.
Barrage Brewing Co. (32 Allen Blvd., Unit E, Farmingdale): Specialties include Lil Tease, Insane Ale, Galaxy Beast IPA, Yada Yada Yada, Tribal Cow, Citralization and Shattered Dreams (also features seasonal offerings). For tastings, events and other information: barragebrewing.com, 516-986-8066
Montauk Brewing Co.
Montauk Brewing Co. ( 62 S. Erie Ave.; Montauk): Specialties include Driftwood Ale, Summer Ale, Session IPA and seasonal offerings. More info: montaukbrewingco.com, 631-668-8471
Barrier Brewing Co.
Barrier Brewing Co. (3001 New St., Unit A2, Oceanside): This brewery makes 70 different beers and offers 11 beers on tap daily. Events include beer and cheese pairings and half-price night on Wednesdays. Specialties include Morticia, Imperial Russian Stout, Money IPA, Greenroom Pale Ale and Lights Out Stout, plus seasonal offerings. More info: barrierbrewing.com, 516-316-4429
Oyster Bay Brewing Co.
Oyster Bay Brewing Co. (36 Audrey Ave., Oyster Bay): Specialties include Honey Ale, IPA, Barn Rocker and Pumpkin Brew. Seasonal and specialty offerings are also featured. More info: oysterbaybrewing.com, 516-802-5546
Blue Point Brewing Company
Blue Point Brewing Company (161 River Ave., Patchogue): Specialties include 16 craft beers on tap, including award-winning Toasted Lager, award-winning Hoptical Illusion, RastafaRye Ale, Blueberry Ale, Pale Ale and Oatmeal Stout, plus seasonal offerings and small-batch releases. More info: bluepointbrewing.com, 631-475-6944
Crooked Ladder Brewing Company
Crooked Ladder Brewing Company (70 W. Main St., Riverhead): Specialties include Gypsy Red Ale, 70 West IPA and German-style Kolsch ale, plus seasonal offerings and special releases. More info: crookedladderbrewing.com, 631-591-3565
Great South Bay Brewery
Great South Bay Brewery (25 Drexel Dr., Bay Shore): Specialties include Massive IPA, Blonde Ambition Summer Ale and Blood Orange Pale Ale, plus seasonal offerings and special releases. More info: greatsouthbaybrewery.com, 631-392-8472
Black Forest Brew Haus
Black Forest Brew Haus (2015 New Highway, Farmingdale): Specialties include Black Forest pilsner, Black Forest amber, Heavy Weizen (a wheat beer with a higher alcohol content) and other seasonal offerings. The food menu primarily includes German cuisine, but also features American dishes like seafood, salads, burgers. More info: blackforestbrewhaus.com, 631-391-9500
Brickhouse Brewery & Restaurant
Brickhouse Brewery & Restaurant (67 W. Main St., Patchogue): This spot is a microbrewery and restaurant with indoor and outdoor dining. It offers a large selection of microbrews as well as a full bar. Specialties include Brick House Red, Nitro Boom Stout, Beowulf IPA and seasonal offerings. Beer is available to go. There's also live entertainment on Fridays and Saturdays and private rooms available for catering. More info: brickhousebrewery.com, 631-447-2337
Long Ireland Brewing Co.
Long Ireland Brewing Co. (817 Pulaski St., Riverhead): Specialties include Celtic Ale, Pale Ale, Breakfast Stout, West Coast IPA, Raspberry Wheat and seasonal and specialty offerings. More info: longirelandbrewing.com, 631-403-4303
Southampton Publick House
Southampton Publick House (62 Jobs Ln., Southampton): Specialties include Burton IPA, Montauk Light lager, Double-White Ale, Secret Ale and Keller Pils. Specialty offerings are also featured. More info: publick.com, 631-283-2800
Greenport Harbor Brewing Co.
Greenport Harbor Brewing Co., Multiple locations: Four to eight beers are on tap for tasting and sale in Greenport ( 234 Carpenter St.,). The brewing company also has a brew pub with indoor and outdoor dining, as well as a food truck at the Peconic location (42155 Main Rd.). More info: harborbrewing.com
Port Jeff Brewing Co.
Port Jeff Brewing Co. (22B Mill Creek Rd., Port Jefferson): Established in 2011, it's owned by Mike Philbrick of Port Jefferson Village. Specialties include Schooner Ale, Port Jeff Porter, Port Jeff Starboard Oatmeal Stout, Port Jeff Party Boat IPA, H3 Trippel, and White's Beach WIT. Specialty offerings are also featured. Events include summer concerts on Wednesday nights (June through August), and an annual anniversary party in mid-October. More info: portjeffbrewing.com, 877-475-2739
Spider Bite Beer Co.
Spider Bite Beer Co. (920 Lincoln Ave., Unit 5, Holbrook): Specialties include Fundur Session IPA, Eye Be Use Imperial IPA, First Bite Pale Ale, Boris the Spider Russian Imperial Stout, 12 Legs IPA and Melba's Brown Ale; plus seasonal offerings. More info: spiderbitebeer.com, 631-942-3255