The laid-back brewery and taproom in southwest Lincoln is a pretty great hangout spot. It’s kid-friendly, dog-friendly and just all-around friendly. The staff is helpful and knowledgeable, and they seem to really get to know their patrons and make them feel comfortable.
Ashley Strehle Hartman
The Isles Pub, situated in the Havelock neighborhood, can make patrons feel like they're a small town in the heart of the city.
You can sample these various brews by taking a road trip across our great state, or, you could save a lot of time and money by visiting Local Beer, Patio and Kitchen instead.
Grata Bar & Lounge, for example, offers a comfortable place to grab a drink and a meal — far from the crowds you’ll find in other parts of town. The bar is nestled in a strip mall in the Clocktower Shopping Center off 70th and A Streets.
The new drink spot in southeast Lincoln has become one of my favorite places thanks to its large selection of high-quality brews and its convenient location away from Lincoln’s downtown.
This is a spot where you can get good food and even better beer.
Green Flash has some traditional brewpub offerings like wings, of course. But, in general, the eatery specializes in slightly more sophisticated eats, with more fresh vegetables and fewer fried foods.
Cosmic Eye Brewing opened in east Lincoln this fall. Its location makes it unique for a couple of reasons — for one, it’s the only Lincoln brewery in a former laser tag place, and the only brewery in the neighborhood.
Kinkaider has plenty of good brews to choose from in its Lincoln taproom. The day I visited, there were more than 15 brews on tap, in addition to a few cocktails, wine offerings and a generous selection of spirits.
There are a lot of places to drink on game day in Lincoln — but only one of them has a cave.