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Eataly’s Fourth Birthday Bash

Eataly will hit its fourth anniversary in September, and they’re celebrating with a celebration at Birreria, featuring a one-time menu of their best food and drink offerings from the past four years. We couldn’t be happier for them, not least of all because Birreria is the first stop on the New York Beer and Brewery Tour! Check…

Brooklyn Brewery in Staten Island

A number of New York-area news outlets are reporting that our good friends at Brooklyn Brewery are looking to open another brewing location in Staten Island. With the addition of Flagship Brewing Company, Staten Island is already making a name for itself as a craft beer hotspot, so this makes perfect sense. Brooklyn Brewery will always…

Learn More About Bohemian Hall

The folks over at PreservationNation, the official blog of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, have just posted a great in-depth profile of our good friends at Bohemian Hall Beer Garden, as part of their ongoing series on historic American bars. Bohemian Hall has been a stop on the New York Beer and Brewery Tour since…

From France Avec Love at Brouwerij Lane

Any fans of French beer in the Brooklyn area should check out this really cool event happening tomorrow, July 24th. From France Avec Love at Brouwerij Lane will feature disco music selected by DJ Jim “Bock Monsieur” Barnes and three great French beers on tap: Page 24 Barrel-Aged Brune Bretagne Celtika Bourganel Miel de Châtigner It’s…

NYT: “The Genes of Craft Beer”

Very interesting article from The New York Times about yeast. Beer is said to pair better with food than wine. The complexity of flavors that beer yeast generates has a lot to do with that. Here’s a blurb from the article: “After thousands of years of unwitting domestication, brewing yeasts — the microorganisms that ferment…

NYT: “Staten Island Gets a Craft Brewery of Its Own”

We’re so stoked about this! Flag Ship Brewing Co. in Staten Island is open, and the New York Times did a great piece on them. Here’s a blurb: As the craft-beer festival wore on and beer flowed, guests offered uninhibited opinions on Staten Island’s arrival in the community. Justin McNeil, a Staten Islander, paused at…