The Top 5 Breweries in New Hampshire

Did you know that the number of breweries in New Hampshire has more than doubled in the last five years? This is great news for residence of Forest Properties in the area who appreciate creative, exciting, and unique beer varieties (especially since fall is right around the corner!). New Hampshire is brewing up some pretty popular craft beer destinations, and here are our top 5 favorites. 

woman standing behind the bar pouring a beer for a customer.

Stoneface Brewing Co.

Calling all craft beer connoisseurs! Stoneface Brewing Co. is a five-year-old brewery in the heart of Newington, New Hampshire. In fact, while it may seem young in years, Stoneface Brewing is home to 5 of the top 10 beers in New Hampshire, as rated by Beer Advocate. This destination is close to The Pines in Portsmouth and is an easy drive from popular Boston breweries, so gather your beer-loving friends and plan an afternoon of brew-good fun. Here’s what we love:

  • 12 freshly brewed beers on tap
  • Beer-to-go
  • Amazing music playlists as you sit, sing, and sip one of their signature IPAs
  • Adults are allowed to order from the kids food menu (major win)

friends cheersing their beer glasses at a brewery.

Border Brewery 

We’re not sure why it took so long for this idea to arise, but who here loves a good cold beer with some fresh barbecue food?

If your eyes widened and mouth started to salivate, do yourself a favor and add Border Brewery in Salem, New Hampshire to your seasonal list of activities. With more than 20 years of brewing experience, this brewery has experimented with over 50 recipes to help perfect their assortment of porters, IPAs, and more. The best part? Border Brewery serves fresh barbecue food Thursday through Sunday (that means housemade rubs and sauces, too!). Brook Village West residents – gear up your appetite!

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Portsmouth Brewery 

Known as New Hampshire’s original brewpub, Portsmouth Brewery was established in 1991 and has ever since become known as the neighborhood watering hole. With a spacious, cozy location that serves great food and memorable beer, Portsmouth Brewery is suited for a variety of beer lovers. Whether you’re stopping by for happy hour after work or entertaining visiting family, Portsmouth Brewery has something for everyone to enjoy. Here are a few characteristics we like:

  • See the brewery in action through large glass walls
  • Enjoy a few on their outdoor patio
  • Every beer is handcrafted

three beer glasses lined up on a wooden picnic table.

From the Barrel Brewing Company

If you’re the kind of beer drinker who chooses a brew based off the name, From the Barrel Brewing Company sounds like it’s pretty close to providing authentic craft beers. This nano-brewery in Londonderry, New Hampshire brews up small batches of fresh craft beer, offers tours, tastings, and more. They offer a rotating tap list, so be sure to stop by throughout the seasons to taste the freshest batch from their barrel.

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Earth Eagle Brewings

Earth Eagle Brewings in Portsmouth, New Hampshire offers a unique variety of craft beer that replaces traditional hops with less familiar (but equally tasty) ingredients. Residents of Sagamore Court – this one is local to you!

The master crafters at this spot follow ancient brewing recipes that call for locally sourced plants and herbs, such as the legal route, mistletoe, mugwort, and spruce tips to help balance sweet malt favors. Simply hearing of these ingredients brings a taste of fall, which is the perfect time to try their Black Adder milk stout, assortment of IPAs, and more.

Whether you’re a beer fanatic or simply enjoy kicking back with a cold one at a local spot, what are your go-to breweries in New Hampshire? Share with us on Facebook!

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