NYC Beer & Brewery Blog

8 Surprising Beer Facts to Make You Sound Like an Expert

Perhaps you’re looking to impress co-workers, drinking buddies, or even a date. Build your beer knowledge with this list of surprising facts compiled by the beer expert guides at The New York Beer and Brewery Tour, and impress away! Found at German beer halls, the boot-shaped glasses hearken back to the practice of German soldiers…

Beer Pairings – For the Drinker Who Also Eat Sometimes

It’s coming! It’s coming! ‘Tis the season for holiday spirits, every day. Whether you love the holidays (“Welcome home, Favorite Child!”) or dread them (“When are you going to get a real job?”), you can impress the masses with some classy pairings. Craftbeer.com has put together a beer/food pairing list so you can extract as much flavor (out…

Happy 95th Birthday, Prohibition

Yesterday marked the 95th anniversary of the beginning of Prohibition. Can you imagine the horror? (Maybe some of you can!) Truth be told, most New York drinkers didn’t pay too much attention to this law and were able to acquire their libations quite easily. But the unsung heroes, the brewers of the 20s, had an extremely…

Throwback Thursday! Beer Tour Featured on NY Times Gift Guide

It’s perhaps a bit early to be doing any Christmas shopping, but if you’re absolutely stumped we can’t recommend our tour enough. Neither could the New York Times, who featured us in their holiday gift guide a couple of years back. The tour has only improved since then and we can’t wait to see you…