Backyard Brewery (Manchester, NH)

The Backyard Brewery is a family ownedbrewery and pub located in Manchester, NH right down the road from Manchester-Boston Regional Airport. There are many pubs and restaurants located in Manchester, NH, but this is one of my favorite restaurants to eat at everytime I’m in Manchester. They have a wide variety of homemade craft beers with a huge glass window in the brewery for viewing the beer vats while you enjoy your meal. Although they offer a variety of food, their most popular dish is prime rib, which is served everyday starting at 4 pm. When customers arrive, they will find a variety of seating in the dining room, the brewery, the pub, and outside on the patio, which is a great place to bring your dog.The food is a little pricy, but very high quality. Some of my favorite meals at the Backyard Brewery include their Prime rib with extraAu jus, and the Dragon steak with a side of chicky sauce. The prime rib is the best prime rib there is. It melts in your mouth. That’s how delicious it is.


Next, the Dragon steak is a soy ginger flat iron steak with broccolini, pineapple salsa, and sriracha fries. The steak is very moist and the pineapple salsa complements the flavor of the steak very well. I will admit I did think the siracha fries were going to be a little too spicy for my liking, but they were actually very good. Not too much spice, but just enough to give you a taste of sriracha.


Customers can also substitute their starch such as mashed potatoes with a side salad. My favorite salad is their Smokin Caesar which includes fresh parmesan, applewood bacon, and delicious caesar dressing.


 Customers will also find the atmosphere a little busy both inside and outside, but the staff is very nice and takes great care of their customers. Finally, one of their best desserts is their Smore’s mud pie. This includes graham cracker crust topped with chocolate ice cream, toasted marshmallows and chocolate ganache. YUM!!!! Definitely one of my favorite desserts, and I highly recommend it. If you are interested in checking out Backyard Brewery online, click here:


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Guinness Storehouse 🇮🇪


One of my most favorite attractions in Dublin was the Guinness Storehouse. The Guinness Storehouse is located right in St. James’s Gate Brewery and is Ireland’s most visited attraction. It consists of seven floors that include the brewing story, cooperage and transport, the tasting experience, world of advertising, Guinness Academy, food and drink, and finally the Gravity Bar. It’s hard to believe that Guinness is made with only four ingredients, which include water, barley, hops, and yeast. At the beginning of the tour, the tour guide tells us “you are starting your journey at the bottom of the pint glass,” because as we looked up, it looked like we were standing at the bottom of a pint glass. As we spiraled up to each floor as we continued through the tour, we learned each step of the beer making process. When we walked into the tasting room, they had aroma smelling stations of each of the four ingredients before we tasted the beer. Yummy! The next floor had their advertising room with displays of their digital and TV advertising campaigns across to the world. Next, was the Guinness Academy where we had the option to use our free ticket to learn how to pour the perfect pint, or we could get our free pint up at the Gravity Bar. I chose to spend my free ticket by getting a free pint at the Gravity Bar. As we entered the bar, we were suddenly surrounded by a breathtaking 360° view of Dublin. As you’re leaving the storehouse, you can take a horse and buggy ride to your next destination in Dublin. If you are interested in checking out the Guinness Storehouse online, click here:



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