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Sometimes you want to go out for drinks but don’t want to be home before the night crowd arrives, but which is the best bar for day drinking on Long Island?

Long Islanders voted Great South Bay Brewery the Best Bar For Day Drinking on Long Island in the 2021 Bethpage Best of Long Island contest!

Local enthusiasts have long been sold on this craft brewery and its pleasing craft beers and in 2015 drew the favor of hundreds of judges in the competition. The business won two gold medals at the prestigious Great American Beer Festival in Denver. Thousands of beers were entered in the contest. Time spent here includes enjoyment of a quality pint in a family-friendly atmosphere. The spacious taproom and bar with games like darts and ping-pong has glass block windows looking into the brewery and distribution area to watch the process. A nautical theme pays homage to its saltwater bay namesake. Go in to sample pints of beer and flights among winning flavors with funky names like Blonde Ambition, Therapy Session and Roasty Toasty Stout.

Great South Bay Brewery is located at 25 Drexel Dr. in Bay Shore. It can be reached at 631-392-8472 or greatsouthbaybrewery.com

To find all the other 2021 Bethpage Best of Long Island contest winners, visit bestoflongisland.com Nominate your favorite businesses and people in the 2022 Best of Long Island program through Aug. 31.

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