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Random ingredients, beer styles drawn from a hat, are the focus of a club’s unusual homebrewing competition

Inspired by Food Network’s “Chopped,” a homebrew club’s members concoct some beers with unusual flavors. Stout with vanilla and Mexican chilies tops them all. By Alan J. Wax Borrowing a page from the Food Network show “Chopped,” a Long Island homebrew club … 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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Jan. 26 Long Island Nano Cask Festival to feature many one-off brews

One of my favorite small time beer fests is almost upon us — the Long Island Nano Cask Ale Festival. Sponsored by Rocky Point Artisan Brewers, this Jan. 26 festival features a small group of small brewers pouring unique brews in … Continue reading

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