Greenpoint Beer and Ale Company. 7 N. 15th St between Franklin and Gem streets in Greenpoint. G train to Nassau. (718) 389–2940. www.dirckthenorseman.com. Open Mon–Thu, 5 pm–midnight; Fri, 5 pm–2 am; Sat, noon–2 am; Sun, noon–midnight.
It used to go by the name “Dirck the Norseman,” but apparently that confused people.
The beer is very German-influenced; their porter tastes more like a dunkel to me. But people who aren’t me might like it.