Monthly Archives: January 2014

Barrage Brewing, ending a 2-year haul, opens its doors in East Farmingdale

Stephen Pominski Jr. has been working on the railroad. Now, he’s also working in a brewery — his own. Pominski, 52, who works full-time as a trackside tower operator for the Long Island Railroad, has just opened the doors to … Continue reading

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Convention of American cider makers in Chicago Feb. 5-7 will draw 300

Cider Summit, a public tasting expo on Feb. 8 at Chicago’s Navy Pier, expected to draw up to 2,800 cider devotees. With hard cider’s popularity sweeping the nation, members of the year-old  United States Association of Cider Makers (USACM)  will gather … Continue reading

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Culinary Institute of America plans training brewery in Hudson Valley

The Culinary Institute of America (CIA), with a grant from the Brooklyn Brewery, is planning to develop a small brewery – the first training brewery on the East Coast – on the college’s Hyde Park, NY campus, near Poughkeepsie. CIA … Continue reading

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Thieves steal 16,000 bottles of BrewDog prototype beers from UK retailer

British police are investigating the late night theft of 16,000 bottles of rare beers produced by the iconoclastic Scottish brewer BrewDog. The beers, worth an estimated £40,000 ($71,000), were stolen from the Essex, England, warehouse of beer retailer Ales by … Continue reading

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