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Long Ireland Beer Co. becomes first LI farm brewery

A beer is pulled this past spring in

(Credit: Randee Daddona)

Long Island's first farm brewery, a new type of business that came into existence this year as a result of state legislation, is already here.

Long Ireland Beer Co. in Riverhead, which has been operating as a regular microbrewery since 2011, is one of 14 farm breweries that have been approved this year, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday. It is also the only one on Long Island, so far.

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