Bitter & Esters
Why drink other people's beer when you can make your own? If that question sparks your curiosity, stop by Bitter and Esters on your next trip to Brooklyn's Prospect Heights. This one-stop homebrew shop will meet all of your beer creation needs. Located on bustling Washington Avenue, Bitter and Esters is a small, narrow shop chock full of brewing equipment and supplies. While taking in the aromas of malt and hops, find the daily yeast and hops selections displayed on a magnetic chalkboard behind the register. If you plan to return (which you will!), view upcoming classes and events on a chalkboard by the main entrance. The friendly and knowledgeable staff will help you through choosing equipment from brewpots to beakers and supplies and ingredients from grains to hops. Prepared for the expert and novice alike, Bitter and Esters can be a place to grab a few items for your longstanding, tried and true recipe, or a place to grab a seat at the back tables for a homebrewing 101 class. For the visual learner, the shop also features its own state-of-the-art brewing system easily visible along the side wall. If you like beer and you like creating, stop by Bitter and Esters to brew up something delicious!