Monthly Archives: May 2013

Searching for Oyster Bay Brewing Co.

Oyster Bay Brewing Co., Long Island’s newest craft brewer, is a bit hard to find. When it opens in mid-June, beer aficionados can expect to find what its owners say are drinkable brews. Long Island’s newest brewery isn’t easy to … Continue reading

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Long Island’s Golden Tap Awards recognize a gentle giant beer geek

A gentle giant of a man who helped establish Long Island’s largest club of beer enthusiasts and a collection of brewers who banded together to help a small brewery decimated by Superstorm Sandy were recognized separately for their endeavors at … Continue reading

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Great South Bay Brewery’s Bay Fest brightens a grey day with new brews

The skies were threatening as Great South Bay Brewery’s Bay Fest neared its opening moment.  Crowds waiting for admission were herded inside the vast brewery in Bay Shore, Long Island, as a cast of 18 brewers beneath a white tent … Continue reading

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Picks for Long Island Craft Beer Week

Long Island’s beer community celebrates itself during Long Island Craft Beer Week (LICBW) May 10-19 with a dizzying collection of festivals, special tastings, tap takeovers and more. LICBW, which actually runs 10 days, is a collaborative venture created by brewers, … Continue reading

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Ommegang, Brooklyn, Saranac team up to brew Savor commemorative beer

Brewery Ommegang in Cooperstown, Brooklyn Brewery and Saranac in Utica have teamed up to brew a New York collaboration beer for the Brewers Association’s Savor beer and food pairing event in New York City on June 14-15. Called New York Limited, the special … Continue reading

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