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Beer and cheese store opens in Stony Brook

Callie Brennan and Tim Martino are the owners

Callie Brennan and Tim Martino are the owners of Brew Cheese in Stony Brook Village. Photo Credit: Brew Cheese

Callie Brennan and Tim Martino lamented that there was neither a cheese store nor a craft-beer store in their village of Stony Brook. So last week they opened a store that sells both.

Brew Cheese, in the Stony Brook Village Center, stocks about two dozen cheeses -- local (Sigit and Mecox Sunrise from Mecox Dairy in Bridgehampton), domestic (Humboldt Fog from Cypress Grove, California) and imported (Fromager d'Affinois from France) -- and about as many beers. The beer selection, however, focuses on Long Island brews, with six on tap. Right now, hoist a pint or fill a growler with Wanderlust from Riverhead's Moustache Brewing Co., or Black Duck Porter from Greenport Harbor Brewing Co.

Brennan and Martino are the owners of Crazy Beans, the Stony Brook cafe a few steps away from Brew Cheese; Brennan owns the original Crazy Beans in Miller Place.

Brew Cheese is at 127 Main St., Stony Brook, 631-675-6060.

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