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The Big Apple - and I'm not talking Cider

I love New York – it’s a cliché I know but I do and each time I go I feel more at home.   The city feels safe and in my opinion as the unstoppable force of globalisation marches on Londoners and New Yorkers look pretty similar. 1,530 more words

Celebrating the "rapturous delight" of beer

It’s National Repeat Day! According to NationalDayCalendar.com, the one-stop destination for these “unofficial” faux holidays , “Repeat Day, Repeat Day, is a day to do, is a day to do, things over and over, things over and over, again and again, again and again.” Serendipitously, we had started to compile quotes from esteemed beermakers about their wondrous fermented creations — which is a semi-repeat/throwback to our… 804 more words

Beer News

Introducing: Brooklyn Brewery's Next Brewmaster's Reserve Series Beer: I Wanna Rye-It!

On Monday, April 20, 2015 I headed to Brooklyn Brewery for yet another Brewmaster’s Reserve Series beer release event. This time the beer was a “Rye IPA” (style not specified) called I Wanna Rye-It!. 583 more words

Beer Reviews

Newburgh Cream Ale

Newburgh Brewing Company is still a relatively new name in the craft beer world. They produced their first beer in April 2012, and have become a local NY sensation, and are well on their way to becoming a household name across the country. 226 more words


Catching Up With Garrett Oliver, Brewmaster of Brooklyn Brewery

While at Brooklyn Brewery for the Wild Horse Porter release I took some time to catch up with brewmaster Garrett Oliver and discuss the beer and the growth of Brooklyn Brewery, NYC craft beer, and American craft beer as a whole. 186 more words

Brewmaster Interviews

Introducing: Brooklyn Brewery's Wild Horse Porter (Brewmaster's Reserve Series 2015)

On Monday, February 9, 2015 I headed down to Brooklyn Brewery for the release of Wild Horse Porter, the newest addition to their Brewmaster’s Reserve series of beers. 414 more words

Craft Beer

A Generation of Swine...Balls Deep in Burger Meat….Narcissism...Absence Make The Heart Grow Fonder…& What Would it Matter Anyway?

“I can’t do it again…”
A sigh passes her lips; The famous second to last sentences (addressed to me anyway) of what was soon to be an ex-girlfriend. 966 more words