Tag: craft beer

NYC Beer Week Feb. 24-March 5: Everything You Won’t Want to...

From Feb. 24 until March 5, venues all over the city will be holding craft beer events, including parties, tastings, tap takeovers, and brewing demonstrations. We’ve highlighted the must-see feature events below, organized by the New York City Brewers Guild, with a sampling of other events to whet your palette. So let’s grab a pretzel necklace and check out what’s in store!

Blue Point Brewing Plans for New Patchogue Brewery Released

Blue Point Brewing Co. plans to build a new, larger brewery that it expects will open early next year at the downtown Patchogue campus of Briarcliffe College, which is closing, officials said.

Brooklyn Festival to Highlight the Borough’s Best Food & Craft Beer

The Best of Brooklyn Festival is taking place Saturday, January 28 indoors at Industry City from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. with tickets starting at just $29. Plus Long Island Press readers are being offered a 15% discount on tickets by using the code LIPRESS at checkout. But act now—offer expires January 15 at 11:59 p.m.

Inaugural Queens Beer Festival Welcomes Long Island Breweries Oct. 15 &...

Many of the top microbreweries on LI and throughout the five boroughs will be on hand the weekend of Oct. 15 and 16 in Long Island City for the inaugural Queens Beer Festival. Attendees will have an opportunity to taste a wide selection of hand-crafted beers from breweries in Queens, along with a curated selection of brews from Long Island, Brooklyn, The Bronx and Staten Island.

15 Reasons Why There’s No Place Like Long Island

Long Islanders love to be reminded how much Long Island rocks. Sure, there's no place like home. We here at the Press prefer this sweet...

Oyster Bay Brewery Brings New Nightlife to a Sleepy Downtown

In February, the company moved around the corner to a new home on Audrey Avenue that is five times the size of its cramped quarters on South Street. Instead of cramming a tasting area and brewery equipment into 1,400 square feet, the company now has 6,000 square feet to play with.

Schumer Wants Federal Funds for Proposed Brewery

Town officials said the proposed facility would house a 4,000 square-foot tasting room where artisan beer lovers could sample brews concocted by microbrewers that would serve as tenants. The beers would be made in the facility using on-site equipment essential to the beer-making process, like fomenters.

‘Hop-Crazy’ & Growing: Long Island Craft Beer Boom Pours On

“We don’t want to ever lose our home-brew spirit."

Blue Point, Long Island’s Largest Craft Brewery, Sold to Anheuser-Busch

“Blue Point's kinda like the father figure where all the kids are spreading out."

Long Island Craft Beer Week Runs May 10-19

The 10-day festival of local craft breweries kicks off at happy hour events island-wide Friday.