Documentation

Single Brewery

Get a single brewery.

https://api.openbrewerydb.org/breweries/{obdb-id}


List Breweries

Returns a list of breweries.

https://api.openbrewerydb.org/breweries

by_city

Filter breweries by city.

Note: For the parameters, you can use underscores or url encoding for spaces.

by_dist

Sort the results by distance from an origin point, denoted by latitude,longitude.

by_name

Filter breweries by name.

Note: For the parameters, you can use underscores or url encoding for spaces.

by_state

Filter breweries by state.

Note: Full state name is required; no abbreviations. For the parameters, you can use underscores or url encoding for spaces.

by_postal

Filter breweries by postal code.

May be filtered by basic (5 digit) postal code or more precisely filtered by postal+4 (9 digit) code.

Note: If filtering by postal+4 the search must include either a hyphen or an underscore.

by_type

Filter by type of brewery.

Must be one of:

  • micro - Most craft breweries. For example, Samual Adams is still considered a micro brewery.
  • nano - An extremely small brewery which typically only distributes locally.
  • regional - A regional location of an expanded brewery. Ex. Sierra Nevada’s Asheville, NC location.
  • brewpub - A beer-focused restaurant or restaurant/bar with a brewery on-premise.
  • large - A very large brewery. Likely not for visitors. Ex. Miller-Coors. (deprecated)
  • planning - A brewery in planning or not yet opened to the public.
  • bar - A bar. No brewery equipment on premise. (deprecated)
  • contract - A brewery that uses another brewery’s equipment.
  • proprietor - Similar to contract brewing but refers more to a brewery incubator.
  • closed - A location which has been closed.

page

The offset or page of breweries to return.

per_page

Number of breweries to return each call.

Note: Default per page is 20. Max per page is 50.

sort

Sort the results by one or more fields.

  • asc for ascending order
  • desc for descending order

Note: by_dist does not work with the sort filter since it is a filter of its own.


Random Brewery

Get a random brewery.

https://api.openbrewerydb.org/breweries/random


Search Breweries

Search for breweries based on a search term.

Note: For the query parameter, you can use underscores or url encoding for spaces.

https://api.openbrewerydb.org/breweries/search?query={search}

Autocomplete

Return a list of names and ids of breweries based on a search term. This endpoint is typically used for a drop-down selection.

Notes:

  • For the query parameter, you can use underscores or url encoding for spaces.
  • The maximum number of breweries returned is 15.

https://api.openbrewerydb.org/breweries/autocomplete?query={search}