Welcome!

Strong Rope Brewery® and taproom serves hand-crafted ales in Gowanus, Brooklyn. As a New York State farm brewery, our ales range from reinterpreted classics to seasonals that utilize local farms finest ingredients. As a family run business we look to support other New York producers, recently transitioned to 100% New York ingredients for all their beers. We also serve New York State wine and spirits.

Learn more about our story.

 

TAPROOM HOURS

Monday-Thursday: 3pm-11pm
Friday: 3pm-12am
Saturday: 12pm-12am
Sunday: 12pm-9pm

Tours Saturday 2pm, $5

CLOSED Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day.

Availability may vary.

Learn about more of our beers:
classics | falling squirrel projectRotating brews | seasonal
Drunken Sahler Series

Events

Please see below for our upcoming events. Our taproom is also available for private parties. Please contact us with inquires.

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Mug Club

 

Join our mug club for the exclusive use of a personalized glass mug while in the taproom, plus free beer, discounts, parties and more.

Check out the mug club page for all the details and sign up here. Cheers!

 

Who We Work With

We are excited to work with some amazing New York farms and malt-houses. As a New York state farm brewery we feel it is important for us to do our part to help bring back the brewing agriculture to New York and to support the farmers and craftsman that are creating the ingredients we use in our beer...without their extraordinary effort and commitment to quality our beer would not be nearly as delicious.

Hop Farmers | MaltsTers | Fruit and Vegetable Farms | SPIRITS| wineries | friends

Visit Us

574A President Street
Brooklyn, NY 11215

By the corner of 4th Avenue, Near the R at Union

929.337.8699

Taproom Hours

Monday: 3pm-11pm
Tuesday:      3pm-11pm
Wednesday: 3pm-11pm
Thursday:    3pm-11pm
Friday:         3pm-12am
Saturday:     12pm-12am
Sunday:        12pm-9pm

CLOSED Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day.

We don't serve food, but you're welcome to bring food to the brewery or order in from one of the amazing restaurants in the area. We also welcome your well-behaved dogs.

Tours

Saturdays at 2pm
$5 includes a tasting size sample of your choice

CONTACT

Reach out to us with any questions about sales, private parties, our taproom, beers, or just to say hi.

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Come Work With Us:

Interested candidates should email cover-letter and resume to jobs@strongropebrewery.com

CURRENT OPENINGS: Brewer / Cellar Person

 

Brewer/Cellar Person

Strong Rope Brewery is a 3 year old New York State Brewery, working with 100% NY Ingredients. We are seeking an enthusiastic craft beer-lover to oversee all of Strong Rope Brewery’s production as a full-time brewer/cellar person. The position will be responsible for managing the beer production from the brewhouse to the cellar as well as raw material management and production scheduling. We are looking for someone that is excited to work with local ingredients and create amazing beers with a local flare. The Brewer/Cellar Person reports to the Owner and will perform the following tasks;

Duties will include:

  • Handling brew days including producing wort on a 2 bbl, 3-vessel brewhouse, approximately 2-3 times per week

  • Performing all necessary cleaning and CIP on brewhouse and other work spaces. Cleaning tank exteriors, parts, floors, walls, etc.

  • Monitoring fermentation and adjusting parameters to produce high quality beer. Capping and crashing tanks, manage dry hopping, yeast drops, and harvests. Adding finings and other process aids to beer in tank

  • Pitching and performing other yeast management tasks. Taking all necessary lab samples. Working with a microscope for cell counts and all other necessary processes to create healthy and viable yeast

  • Bottling/canning/labeling beers on an as needed basis

  • Monitor and improve operational procedures

  • Follow safety guidelines

  • Maintain ingredient inventory

  • Self-motivated with good time-management skills and ability to accurately keep records

  • Responsible for all necessary record keeping in the brewhouse and cellar

  • Working in confined spaces, lifting 50 pounds repeatedly, and moving up to 155 pounds

  • Working with dangerous chemicals while following Standard Operating Procedures and Policies

  • Assisting with any potential projects/tasks that are needed

Qualifications, Experience and Skills/Knowledge

Education:

  • 2+ years of professional brewing experience

  • Brewing specific post-secondary education a plus

  • College Diploma or Bachelor’s degree preferred

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and problem solve effectively and efficiently

  • Verbal and written communication skills

  • Detail oriented

  • Able to multitask and prioritize situations that require immediate attention

  • Extensive knowledge of materials and equipment used within beer production

  • Able to work under pressure and deadlines

  • Accountable for results

  • Ability to effectively problem solve, overcome production related obstacles

  • Possess strong leadership skills

  • Display a strong sense of urgency in all areas of the role

  • Ensure adherence to Health and Safety regulations and Company standards by all staff

  • Assist with training of new employees to company standards and operational activities

  • Promote and role model positive feedback and constructive forms of identifying opportunities for improvement though all levels of the company

  • Provide leadership, direction and mentoring to direct reports to meet the goals of the organization

  • Aid in fostering an environment of continuous improvement

  • Develop, maintain and nurture a positive work environment

Physical Demands – Applicants Must Safely Be Able To:

  • To stand for long periods of time (up to 10 hours per day)

  • To repeatedly lift heavy materials and full kegs

  • Work on tanks over 8 feet high to work with hazardous chemicals

  • Handling of hazardous materials safely

  • Handle working with hot fluids

  • Handle pressurized vessels and transfer lines

  • Handle extremely variable temperature levels

  • Perform job with and around moving machinery

This is a full-time salaried position commensurate with experience.

Please send resume and cover letter to jobs@strongropebrewery.com.

Strong Rope Brewery serves hand-crafted ales in Gowanus, Brooklyn. As a New York State farm brewery and family-run business, we support independent producers to create reinterpreted classics and seasonal beers that utilize local farmers’ finest ingredients.