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Beat winter at its own game. Or at least with game.
Plattduestche Beer Hall in Franklin Square will host a wild-game dinner on Feb. 27. The five-course meal costs $65. Reservations are required. The dinner starts at 6 p.m.
On the menu are duck pate with port; a sausage sampler including wild boar-cranberry and chipotle-seasoned buffalo; cream of mushroom soup with chanterelles; pan-seared...Read more »
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 »