We make well balanced beers that take the best parts of traditional old world brewing and combine them with new world ingredients, influences and flavors.

We make beer the old fashioned way while adapting the best of new technology with precise innovation. We are passionate about fresh local beer.

We never compromise quality.


Folksbier Tasting Room


Proudly Serving nyc

Located in the Carroll Gardens neighborhood of Brooklyn, the Folksbier Tasting Room opened in January of 2017. 

Our tasting room has become a destination for beer lovers and families alike, with seven rotating tap lines that feature our most fresh selections brewed on premise.

packaged beer available in the Tasting Room


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Mon 4-11p
Tues - Wed Closed
Thursday - Friday  4-11p
Saturday  2-11p
Sunday  2-10p


101 Luquer Street
Brooklyn, NY 11231


Folksbier Hopyard

In 2014, we began planting our own hops on the Folksbier Family Farm in Northern Michigan. Just north of the 45th Parallel, in Harbor Springs, MI, we have cordoned off a square acre of farmland dedicated to growing a number of different hops for our exclusive use. Ranging from American Pacific Northwest to Traditional Noble Hop varieties, these hops will provide a one-of-a-kind quality to every beer we make. 


View of the Folksbier Hopyard

HOP Varieties

We have a range of different varieties, including German noble hops such as Hallertau (pictured above) and American varieties such as Cascade and Chinook.

Annual Hop Training

Every hop bine needs to be individually wrapped to train its growth upwards. Here, Mel Kauffman winds a hop bine clockwise around the rope trellis.



——— BEER WEEK 2019 ———


nyc Beer week PRE-Party

February 22nd, 2019
333 Douglas Street, Brooklyn NY

Join us on Friday February 22nd at the Threes Gowanus brewpub and enjoy a special selection of beers from Forest & Main, TRVE, Rare Barrel, Burial, Fair State, Oxbow, Finback, Suarez, Hudson Valley, Transmitter, and Commonwealth.


NYC Brewers guild opening bash

February 23rd, 2019
79 Franklin Ave, Brooklyn, NY

Beer week will be kicking off with the official NYC Brewers Guild Opening Bash. Come see us and 75+ other brewers from all over the state. Tickets are available now and can be purchased below!


THe Glow Up Party

February 24th, 2019
101 Luquer Street, Brooklyn, NY

We will be throwing a party of our own for Beer Week! Stop by the Folksbier Tasting Room between 2pm and 6pm on Sunday, February 24th for our Glow Up Party. We will have 5 different Glow Ups on tap for you to come in and enjoy.


Brouwerij Lane event

February 25th, 2019
78 Greenpoint Ave, Brooklyn NY

Our friends at Brouwerij Lane will be celebrating NYC Beer week with a ridiculous number of Glow Up’s on tap.


Randolph beer williamsburg

March 1st, 2019
104 S. 4th Street, Brooklyn, NY

Join us and 20+ other NYC breweries for a night of great local beer at Randolph Beer Williamsburg.




“The Absolute Best... Once you’ve arrived at Folksbier, you’re here for the long haul.”


"...King County’s kaiser of clean, refreshing and palatable Alpine-influenced ales and lagers."


"Brooklyn’s sleeper-hit brewery"