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served piping hot with jack cheese, salsa & tortilla chips.
Beer Battered Fried Chicken Tenders
fresh hand-cut chicken dunked in our beer batter, served in the following styles-bbq style: tossed in our smokey bacon bbq sauce made with our old brown dog ale. hot ale mustard: plain tenders with a side of our homemade honey, dijon mustard & old brown dog ale sauce. buffalo style: tossed in our homemade buffalo sauce seasoned with cayenne pepper, butter & spices, served with the brewerys blue cheese dressing. volcano style: tossed in our smokin 5-alarm bbq sauce. for serious heat-seeking, no-turning/no-sending-it back freaks.
Hummus & Baba Ganoosh
a pair of delicious homemade middle-eastern specialties served with dipping breads and fresh vegetables.
a sampling of artisanal cured meat and local cheese served with mustard, pickles and a pretzel roll.
Crispy Fried Calamari
beer-battered calamari fried and tossed with fresh parsley, chili flakes and asiago cheese, served with homemade marinara and fresh lemon.
With Chicken Or Chili Or Bbq Pork Add $3.5
crispy tortilla chips baked with jalapenos, scallions, black olives, tomatoes, onions and jack cheese, served with our salsa and sour cream.
Flatbread Of The Day
our grilled malt sourdough crust with a daily selection of seasonal, local and organic toppings.
SOUPS & SALADS
Grilled Or Blackened Chicken Add $3.5
Grilled Tempeh Add $3.25
Brewery Seasonal Salad
local farm greens tossed with our lemon-tarragon vinaigrette with red onion, balsamic-grilled pears and pumpkin seeds.
Grilled Or Blackened Chicken Add $3.5
Grilled Tempeh Add $3.25
chopped romaine lettuce with herb croutons, shredded parmesan and homemade caesar dressing. top either of the above salads with:
Chowder Of The Day
Our Homemade Chili
ground beef and chorizo sausage, tomatoes, spices, onions, peppers, beans and ale.
Soup Of The Day
Soup, Salad & Bread
your choice of salad with our soup of the day and homemade pretzel roll.
Chili Or Chowder, Salad & Bread
your choice of salad with chili or chowder and homemade pretzel roll.
BURGERS & SANDWICHES
Served With Your Choice Of Our Featured Side Of The Day, Chips & Salsa Or Fries.
Lemon-dill Chicken Salad Sandwich
chunks of blonde ale-poached chicken breast with fresh dill and lemony mayonnaise on wheat bread with cucumber, sprouts, lettuce and tomato.
Pulled Pork Sandwich
our most popular sandwich: tender barbeque pork, seasoned, smoked and pulled in-house, served on a bulkie roll.
With Cheddar, Swiss, Provolone, Sauteed Mushrooms Or Sauteed Onions Add $1.0
With Bacon Add $2.0
Chargrilled Half Pound Burger
portsmouths best! a half-pound of naturally raised angus beef served on a bulkie roll.
cider-braised tempeh in a whole wheat wrap with tamari dressing, fresh spinach, mushroom, red onion and carrots.
Fried Haddock Sandwich
a beer battered haddock fillet, fried and served on a bulkie roll with your choice of tartar sauce or chipotle mayonnaise.
Hot Pastrami On Rye
house-cured beef brisket rubbed with molasses and spices, slow-smoked and piled high on marble rye with mustard, swiss cheese and sauerkraut.
With Cheddar Cheese, Swiss, Provolone, Sauteed Mushrooms Or Sauteed Onions Add $0.75
Brewery Veggie Burger
our delicious homemade meatless alternative lovingly made with a blend of tofu, toasted oats, roasted fresh vegetables and spices.
a grilled patty of housemade bratwurst served on our pretzel roll with sweet mustard and sauerkraut.
Crab Cake Club
a crispy crab cake on a toasted bulky with lettuce, tomato, avocado, bacon and garlic-herb mayo.
Old Brown Dog Hanger Steak
a chargrilled ten-ounce hanger steak seasoned in our old brown dog marinade with gorgonzola-chive cream sauce
Fresh Catch Of The Day
todays presentation of our chefs choice of the freshest seafood available.
Herb-roasted Chicken And Gravy
a half chicken, marinated in rosemary and garlic then roasted crisp and served with pan gravy.
Smoked Tofu With Rice Noodles
stir-fried noodles seasoned with fresh ginger and cilantro, served with crispy fresh vegetables and our hoisin-marinated smoked tofu.
Fresh Ziti With Vermont White Cheddar
fresh nutmeg ziti tossed with caramelized onions, forest mushrooms, and cream.
Fish & Chips
fresh haddock fillets, beer battered and fried, served with french fries and your choice of tartar sauce or chipotle mayonnaise.
OUR FAMOUS MUSSELS
Order As A Meal For Yourself Or To Share With Friends As An Appetizer. A Heaping Bowl Of Fresh Whole Mussels Steamed In Our Blonde Ale Broth With Your Choice Of Seasoning And Served With Toasted Baguette For Dipping.
with roma tomatoes, garlic, oregano and butter.
Spicy Curry Style
with curry, coconut milk, lemongrass and a touch of spicy chili sauce.
goes great with fries!
Featured Side Of The Day
your choice of our brewery seasonal salad or caesar salad
Black Beans And Rice
Tortilla Chips And Salsa
Potato Of The Day
Vegetable Of The Day
A La Mode, Add 1.95
Seasonal Fruit Crisp
our chefs choice of fresh, seasonal fruit baked with a cinnamon-oat streusel topping served warm.
Warm Stout Cake
a rich, chocolate cake made with our stout served with a vanilla bean sauce.
Pie Of The Day
theres nothing like a great piece of pie! ask your server for a description of todays homemade slice of heaven.
a scoop of vanilla gelato and chocolate syrup topped with our stout.
Welcome to New Hampshire's original brewpub, a landmark in downtown Portsmouth's thriving restaurant scene since 1991. Our wide-ranging menu is complemented by a selection of our own unique, hand-crafted beers, as well as selected guest beers, including hard-to-find selections from our sister company, Smuttynose Brewing Co. Come for the beer. Stay for the food. We serve all types!
There are a lot of breweries to choose from in this area and the Portsmouth brewery doesn’t seem to be keeping up with some of the other smaller breweries nearby. The location was cool in the middle of town, very walkable with a parking garage...More
This brewery does not only offer an awesome selection of beers, its food menu is just fantastic! The atmosphere of this place is outstanding and the quality of service is excellent. When looking for a unique place to relax and to enjoy a few beers,...More
The food is above average pub style, but the selection of beers are off the chart. The brew on premise and the selections change with the season. The device was attentive with prices not bad at all. Worth the try.
I frequent this brewery once every couple years. It’s always brewing new delicious beers, always has a unique special. I had the BBQ steak tip flatbread pizza. It was phenomenal. The best part was our server Sarah. A great attitude, knowledgeable of the entire beer...More
Thanks for your question. The answer is a qualified yes. Like many other older buildings in downtown Portsmouth, ours was not built to meet ADA requirements. Our front entrance is two steps up from the... More
Thanks for your question. The answer is a qualified yes. Like many other older buildings in downtown Portsmouth, ours was not built to meet ADA requirements. Our front entrance is two steps up from the sidewalk, but our back entrance is wheelchair accessible, and we have handicap accessible restrooms on the first floor. We look forward to serving you!