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Martha Clara Vineyards in Jamesport hosts the seventh annual North Fork Craft Beer, BBQ & Wine Festival on Saturday, Aug. 10.
It will be the first fest for new local brewers Crooked Ladder Brewing Co. and Moustache Brewing Co., both of Riverhead, and Barrage Brewing of Farmingdale. More than 60 brewers are slated to take part in the event, which also will highlight Long Island wines from...Read more »
The seventh Spring Craft Beer Festival pours Saturday into Nassau Coliseum.
More than 50 craft breweries are expected to participate in the March 9 event, showcasing 100-plus beers. Local breweries will take part. Montauk Brewing Co. is to make its festival debut.
There are two sessions: 12:30 to 4 p.m. and 5:30 to 9 p.m. Tickets are $45 each and may be purchased at www.springcraftbeerfestival.com...Read more »
Beer geeks rejoice: Long Island’s first growler-filling station-craft-beer retailer-tasting room-home-brew supply store opens tomorrow in Patchogue at noon. The Hoptron Brewtique aims to fill all those roles, plus serve a small menu of beer-friendly bites. According to Amanda Danielson, who owns the business with Succety Lara, “We’re neither a bar nor a retail shop, but a mixture of both.”
The...Read more »
Bier, definitely here.
Long Island's latest beer house and restaurant has just opened in Garden City. Prost Grill & Garten now has a limited menu, with sausages, appetizers and a few main courses, in advance of the full list of offerings to coincide with Oktoberfest next month.
It follows the sudsy opening of Zum Schneider MTK in Montauk. Later this month, the Croxley Ale House &...Read more »
Long Island Craft Beer Week keeps rolling along. Tonight, the Tap Room in Patchogue celebrates its one-year anniversary with an expansive event. Usually the pub runs five lines of Blue Point, but tonight Blue Point brews will issue from 16 — almost every one that the Tap Room has.
Two of Blue Point Brewing Company's beers were winners at Tuesday night’s Golden Tap Awards, and both of them,...Read more »
At last night’s Golden Tap Awards gala at the Boulton Center for the Performing Arts in Bay Shore, Patchogue’s Blue Point Brewing Company won New York State Brewery of the Year, its Toasted Lager won Best Long Island Beer 2011 and its White IPA won Best New Beer 2011.
More than 1,000 Long Island beer enthusiasts participated in the online poll, voting in five categories. The other winners...Read more »
Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum hosts its sixth Spring Craft Beer Festival on Saturday, with more than 50 brewers participating.
Online, tickets are $45; at the box office Saturday, $55. The charge for designated drivers is $12. Attendees must be at least 21 years old.
There will be two sessions. The first goes from 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m., with doors opening at noon; the second, from...Read more »
The fourth annual Long Island International Beer Expo is slated for Saturday at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum.
More than 75 breweries are expected to take part in the event, which will offer more than 100 beers from 20 countries. Port Jeff Brewing Co. of Port Jefferson and Spider Bite Brewery of Holbrook will debut at the expo.
Tickets are $45. There are two sessions, from 12:30...Read more »
Blackwells Restaurant in Wading River hosts a four-course "giving thanks for beer" dinner on Nov. 9.
Cost: $65, including tax and tip. Dinner starts at 6 p.m. Reservations required.
Executive chef Chris Gerdes' menu includes butternut squash-and-apple soup, matched with Widmer Drifter Pale Ale; sweet potato flan and haricots verts, with Blue Point White IPA; turkey potpie...Read more »
Jamesport Manor Inn and Greenport Harbor Brewing Co. host a four-course dinner on Nov. 4 pairing New American fare and local beers.
The cost is $65 per person. Dinner starts at 7 p.m.
Diners can expect Peconic Bay oysters with a Meyer lemon granita, served with Greenport's Harbor Ale; warm Stilton cheese, pear and endive salad, with Other Side IPA; pan-roasted Crescent Farm duck breast...Read more »