Queens—a brewery hotbed for German immigrants before Prohibition—rejuvenates its sudsy past with this 5,000-square-foot microbrewery and tasting room. Owner Rich Buceta, who cut his teeth at Greenpoint Beer Works, produces souped-up versions of classic styles, such as a Double Umlaut Lagrrr!, a German bock aged in old Jamaican rum barrels. Other offerings include a boozy Imperial Full Stack IPA and 19-33 Lagrrr!, an aggressively hopped pilsner. Sip a stein in the 25-seat tasting room, handsomely appointed with mahogany walls, red oak communal tables and hanging metallic lamps. Once you've had your fill, take your favorite brew to go in a growler. A stage for live performances adjoining the tasting room will feature live acts soon, reflecting Buceta's passion for music (the brewery's name references a part of a guitar's neck).
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19-33 37th St
|Cross street:||between 19th and 20th Aves|
|Opening hours:||Thu, Fri 5-8pm; Sat noon-6pm|
|Transport:||Subway: N, Q to Astoria–Ditmars Blvd|
|Price:||Average growler: $10. AmEx, Disc, MC, V|
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