Behind the Scenes at Sixpoint Brewery

On a side street in the midst of Brooklyn’s industrial Red Hook neighborhood, amidst empty lots rimmed with razor wire, red brick buildings, and local pubs lies Sixpoint Brewery. Founded in 2004 by Shane Welch, the brewery produces 5,000 barrels… Continue Reading →

5 Berliner Weisse Beers You Should Try

We’ve been on a Berliner Weisse kick lately now that temps are (mostly) holding steady in the ’70s. They’re delicious, pair well with sunshine, and worth trying especially if you’re a fan of sour, tart brews.

American Craft Beer Fest Redux

This year’s American Craft Beer Fest was bigger, better, and hotter (literally) than ever. Between new and tried-and-true¬†local and national brewers, there was no shortage of amazing beer to try. It was pretty toasty outside (about 91), and we were… Continue Reading →

Brew Review: Brooklyn Brewery/Amarcord Ama Bionda

Ama Bionda was created by Brooklyn Brewery‘s Garrett Oliver and brewed by Amarcord Brewery in Apecchio, Italy. It’s made with Sicilian orange blossom honey and three types of hops. We dig the Art Nouveau-style label and the elegant lines of… Continue Reading →

A Tale of Two Bretts: Bruxellensis and Lambicus

Ever since Mikkeller’s Brettanomyces Bruxellensis and Brettanomyces Lambicus (part of the brewers Yeast Series 2.0) landed on shelves recently, we’ve been pondering the difference between these two yeast strains.

Sneak Peek: Mystic Brewery’s New Tasting Room

Last week we were invited to check out Mystic Brewery’s new tasting room that’s been built into their existing Chelsea location. The project has been in the works for the better part of a year, while the actual construction process… Continue Reading →

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