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New York malt adds flavor to NYC’s Brewers Choice Beer Week event

After getting a little behind on writing this blog for various reasons, it’s time to catch up.  Here’s a piece on a terrific NYC Beer Week event. Brewer’s Choice, the New York City beer and food event put on annually … 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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Sips and nibbles at Brewers Association’s NYC SAVOR event

Two standout beers, Bell’s Raspberry Wild One and Schafly’s Single Malt Scottish Ale, made the event especially memorable along with some unique food pairings. Black dresses, kilts and top hat and tails. Judging by the crowds, SAVOR, the Brewers Association’s craft … 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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Signs of spring: New beer standouts at the Long Island Craft Brewers Festival

It was the first sign of the season: the Spring Craft Beer Festival at Long Island’s Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. After days of rain and cool temperatures, on March 9 the sun shone bright, the sky was blue and the … Continue reading

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James Beard Foundation lists wine, beer and spirits pro award semifinalists

Who’s the top wine, spirits or beer professional in the country? You’ll find them among The James Beard Foundation’s 2013 list of semifinalists for its annual award, the nation’s most prestigious recognition program honoring professionals in the food and beverage … Continue reading

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6 NY brewers among 76 picked to pour at Savor event in NYC June 14-15

A half dozen New York breweries are among 76 from across the nation selected by lottery to pour at Savor, An American Craft Beer & Food Experience, to be held in New York City on June 14-15. Brooklyn Brewery, Bronx … Continue reading

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On the waterfront: Beer finds at the Williamsburg beer fest

More than a thousand beer aficionados and, for sure, a few novices, thronged to the event at the foot of N. 11th Street, the Brooklyn Waterfront Beer Festival, on June 16, where the wares of 86 breweries were available for … Continue reading

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A beer festival grows anew in Brooklyn

Back in the early days of craft beer in New York City (we’re talking 1993-94) Brooklyn Brewery organized beer festivals on the waterfront near the Brooklyn Bridge. Huge white tents lined the esplanade of Empire-Fulton Ferry State Park where dozens … Continue reading

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