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Heartland Brewery Union Square
(No longer brewing)
35 Union Square West
at 17th Street
New York NY 10003
Telephone: +1 212-645-3400
Hours: Sunday-Thursday 11:30am-1:00am, Friday-Saturday 11:30am-2:00am.
Brewer: Kelly Taylor
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Notes

Visited: January 22, 2003

Opened: 1995

Annual Production: 2,000 bbl

Contributor: Guy Drouin

This original Heartland Brewery is located on Union Square West between 16th and 17th Streets. Damned pricey beer here: $6 pints and an extra buck for Barleywine. Samples of all eight beers go for $11.95.

Since 2004, all Heartland beer is brewed at Greenpoint Beer Works in Brooklyn.

Updated: December 7, 2007

Beer List

    • Date: January 22, 2003 (#4641)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 13 points
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Deep golden, thick head. Clean aroma. Medium-light body. Sweet, malty, buttery. Good noble hop flavor and bitterness, but diacetyl wrecks the flavor.
    • Date: September 27, 1996 (#1655)
      Package: draught
      Score: 14 points
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Golden, good head. Sweet, malty aroma. Very malty, not sweet, but underhopped.

  • Awards:
    • Date: January 22, 2003 (#4645)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 12½ points
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Black, thick head. Roasty, buttery aroma. Light-medium body. Roasty, mildly sweet, lots of diacetyl.

  • Barley Wine-Style Ale
    • Date: January 22, 2003 (#4648)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 16½ points
      Overall Impression (3½)
      Deep golden, hazy, thick dense head. Spicy hop aroma with lots of caramel malt. Big creamy body. Smooth and malty, fruity and bitter. Nice balance!

  • Light American Wheat Beer with Yeast
    • Date: January 22, 2003 (#4642)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 12 points
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Golden opaque, thick head. Mild diacetyl odor. Light body. Lots of butter. A little wheat malt.

  • American-Style India Pale Ale

  • Kelly's Irish Red Ale
    American-Style Amber/Red Ale

  • Not Tonight Honey Porter
    Robust Porter
    6.50% abv.

  • Red Rooster Ale
    American-Style Amber/Red Ale