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.



Monday: 3pm-11pm Starting 1/21/2019 we’re now open Mondays!
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


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


Taproom Hours

Monday: 3pm-11pm Starting 1/21/2019 we’re now open Mondays!
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.


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


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: Taproom and Events Manager


We are seeking an enthusiastic craft beer-lover to oversee Strong Rope Brewery’s taproom. The Taproom and Events Manager primary duties include managing our fun and diverse bartending staff, developing and executing events, coordinating consumer marketing and social media communications, and assisting in the strategic planning and budgeting of the taproom.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Actively engage customers, encourage retail sales, and resolve customer questions and concerns

  • Hire, train, and manage taproom staff and shift schedule

  • Oversee tasting room budget, daily sales reports, monthly sales, and forecasting

  • Create and execute Standard Operating Procedures

  • Manage inventory (beer, wine, cider, spirits, supplies, merchandise, and kegs) and change kegs as needed

  • Respond to email queries

  • Coordinate taproom table reservations

  • Develop familiarity with beer offerings/styles/taste, general knowledge of brewery

  • Conduct fun and energetic tours of the brewery, as needed

  • Work semi-regular bartending shifts, provide additional coverage as needed

  • Maintain a clean, friendly, and welcoming environment for all guests at all times

  • Update and maintain POS terminals

  • Clean and clear glassware and general upkeep of taproom space

  • Periodically check bathroom: sweep, empty trash, refill toilet paper/paper towels/soap

  • Follow opening and closing guidelines, handle money responsibly


  • Develop annual Strong Rope Events and Marketing Plan with the goal of expanding Strong Rope Brewery events and internal/external communication

  • Brainstorm new ideas for taproom events to help drive traffic/increase revenue and develop/maintain 3-month events calendar

  • Define success (goals) and reporting (metrics) for programs and events, monitor, learn, adjust/adapt and grow

  • Oversee and manage on-site special events, including private events and tours, and other promotional events to include calendar, promotion, setup, staffing, and execution

  • Represent Strong Rope Brewery at events, festivals, guild meetings, etc

  • Monthly/Weekly staff emails updating on upcoming events and communicate and coordinate teams for best possible execution of events

  • Manage incoming emails for events and marketing requests

  • Source and direct new opportunities to promote brand awareness through sampling, engagement, and sponsorships

  • Sending beer samples to blogs and magazines for reviews and competitions

  • Manage events on social media and Strong Rope website

  • Maintain event signage in the taproom

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required

  • At least 1 year experience bartending and/or managing a taproom and planning events

  • Strong knowledge of craft beer

  • Friendly, enthusiastic manner

  • Flexible work schedule including some nights and weekends

  • Organized, punctual, responsive to emails

  • Must be 21 years or older and eligible to work in the US

This is a part-time position, approximately 20-30 hours per week.

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 seasonals that utilize local farmers’ finest ingredients. We’re seeking an enthusiastic craft beer enthusiast to oversee our taproom.