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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Latino Beers in New York

A new profile at CNN covers the increasing prevalence of Latino-owned craft breweries in the US. These entrepreneurs are working against the stereotype of Latin beer as being less refined than European styles. And, of course, some of them are right here in New York, like Juan Camilo, founder of Dyckman Beer Company. What an exciting…

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Brew Dogs Season 2

Season 2 of Brew Dogs premieres tonight on the Esquire Network. If you haven’t checked it out, the show follows James Watt and Martin Dickie, the founders of BrewDog, as they travel the US, exploring local beer culture and using it to inspire their own brews. BrewDog is Scotland’s largest craft brewery, and has won…

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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…

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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…

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Other Half Brewing Company

We visited Other Half Brewery this week in Red Hook, Brooklyn. Matt and Sam were nice enough to show us around and let us sample a few of their beers. If you’re an IPA fan, do yourself a favor and get your hands on some Other Half brews. The All Green Everything Triple IPA and…

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New Seasonal Brew at Birreria!

Just in time for summer, Birreria released their new seasonal brew – The Primavera. I talked with Fred Avila, the brewer at Birreria, about the new brew and here is what he had to say, “The Primavera, which is Italian for “Spring”, is our take on a Belgian Wit. It’s brewed with 60 lbs of…

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