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Golden Road Cabrillo Kolsch Straight from L.A.

July 8, 2013
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Golden Road Cabrillo Kolsch Straight from L.A.

I’m not going to pretend I know anything about Los Angeles. I know it’s hot and there are a lot of cars. But frankly, I’ve never been and I haven’t really had a reason to go. Although a recent sample I received from Golden Road Brewing might change my mind … While California is a…

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July Is Good Beer Month in New York City

July 7, 2013
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July Is Good Beer Month in New York City

Sure, the month is already a week old but that’s no reason not to be excited about Good Beer Month! The best is yet to come. Mayor Bloomberg has declared July ‘Good Beer Month’ for the fifth year in a row. It’s a proclamation meant to make New York’s craft beer culture more accessible to…

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2013 New York City Beer Week Returns February 22

February 10, 2013
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A couple weeks ago, I was given the opportunity to get a little taste of what’s to come for this year’s New York City Beer Week, which launches February 22 and will run through March 3. This being the fifth consecutive beer week, a lot of great breweries are taking part in the festivities this…

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The Beers and Breweries of Pittsburgh

January 26, 2013
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Last summer, we drove out to Pittsburgh to visit two old friends and check out some of the local beer. We got to take a peek at three of the area’s up-and-coming breweries: Full Pint Brewing (just outside of the city), East End Brewing Company and Church Brew Works — a unique brewpub. While there…

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Chris Cuzme, The New 508 Brewer

January 22, 2013
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Chris Cuzme, The New 508 Brewer

Things are changing over at 508 GatroBrewery. The talented Chris Cuzme has taken over the role of brewer for the restaurant which serves nothing but the beer brewed on premises. The brewery was a late addition for the restaurant. Since they started brewing their own beer to complement the food (which makes up the “gastro”…

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3Beans: A Beer Collaboration of a Different Kind

January 21, 2013
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3Beans: A Beer Collaboration of a Different Kind

Breweries have been teaming up to create amazing hybrid beers for years and — as beer lovers — we drink it up, right? Well, Sixpoint announced their latest concoction last week: 3Beans. This beer combines ingredients from three different companies — but they’re not all breweries. Sixpoint brewed the beer with Stumptown coffee and Mast…

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Astoria Craft Beer Lovers Welcome SingleCut Beersmiths

January 20, 2013
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Astoria Craft Beer Lovers Welcome SingleCut Beersmiths

Prohibition ended 80 years ago and in that time, craft breweries have reemerged and only recently been picking up some steam and growing in number to over 2,000 in 2012. This includes about 30 breweries in New York state. But while other boroughs — Brooklyn, Manhattan and the Bronx — got their own breweries, Staten…

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I’m Still Ticking

November 4, 2012
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While I’m sure there aren’t many of you who have been twiddling your thumbs, wondering when we’d return with another post, I should let you know that I have been writing elsewhere. I’m currently writing a monthly column for Snooth.com — a wine website with a love for all things food and drink. Here’s a…

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Civilization of Beer Celebrates Five Years

September 15, 2011
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Civilization of Beer Celebrates Five Years

So you haven’t heard of the Civilization of Beer? We’ve written about this awesome organization in the past. Weren’t you paying attention? Well, anyway, we’ll recap. Civilization of Beer is an organization founded by friend of the blog, Samuel Merrit, one of 170 Certified Cicerones in the United States (it’s like a beer sommelier but…

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Oktoberfest in New York City Is Nearly Upon Us

September 14, 2011
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Oktoberfest in New York City Is Nearly Upon Us

The official 2011 Oktoberfest celebration in Munich rolls out with all its full-stein and weird-giant-heart-shaped-cookie glory this Saturday, September 17. But for those of us who are too broke or too busy to go overseas this year (this includes me), we’ll have to find something to do stateside — more specifically, in our own cities.…

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