|Venue name:||Other Half Brewing|
195 Centre St
|Cross street:||between Hamilton Ave and Smith St|
|Opening hours:||Sat, Sun noon–8pm|
|Transport:||Subway: F, G to Smith–9th Sts|
|Price:||Average growler: $15. AmEx, MC, V|
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After years spent manning the tanks at Greenpoint Beerworks, head brewer Sam Richardson strikes out on his own with this IPA-driven brewery. The 4,000-square-foot operation—not to be confused with Chicago's Better Half Brewing—turns out five hops-forward beers, including a West Coast–style IPA, a cask-conditioned Motueka pale ale and a black ale brewed with winter barley. Heavier selections include an imperial stout and sour beers. The factory is open for hops-head visits on weekends, while a next-door tap room—rigged with a cherrywood bar and exposed lightbulbs—pours out pints and offers mix-and-match six-packs to go.