Local Breweries

Lost Abbey, Port Brewing Targeted By Another Anonymous Complaint

May 3, 2010
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Lost Abbey, Port Brewing Targeted By Another Anonymous Complaint

In an episode very similar to one that took place in Philadelphia just a couple months ago, San Diego’s Department of Environmental Health paid a visit to the local brewery housing both Lost Abbey and Port Brewing Company and several other breweries in Southern California last Tuesday. The reason? Some unknown patron lodged a complaint…

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Sunday Brews: Lazy Magnolia’s Southern Pecan And Indian Summer

April 18, 2010
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Sunday Brews: Lazy Magnolia’s Southern Pecan And Indian Summer

Until 2003, Mississippi had not had a brewery to call their own since the days of Prohibition. But Mark and Leslie Henderson changed all that when they founded and opened Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company in Kiln. By 2004, the company had a physical location and two years later, they won a bronze medal at the…

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Beerithmetic: Happy Hour + NYC Craft Brews + Beer Garden = WIN

March 12, 2010
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Beerithmetic: Happy Hour + NYC Craft Brews + Beer Garden = WIN

If you live in New York City and you love beer, chances are you know about any of the various beer gardens dotting the boroughed landscape. For purists, however, there’s only one: the Bohemian Hall and Beer Garden in Astoria. A friend of mine had just moved into the neighborhood on Tuesday, and he took…

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St. Patrick’s Day Special: Insight Into Irish Beer

March 5, 2010
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St. Patrick’s Day Special: Insight Into Irish Beer

A few months back, I visited Galway, Ireland, an Irish town known for its fantastic nightlife, live music and, of course, a quality Guinness pour. But it was a trip to Roscommon, about an hour east of the city, where I really learned a thing or two about Irish beer. And, as we roll into…

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New Brewery To Open In The Bronx

February 20, 2010
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New Brewery To Open In The Bronx

New York has a long way to go before we reach the brew expectations of say Portland, Ore., or San Diego. But the city is slowly getting there with baby steps. One pretty big step: The Boogie Down is getting a brewery. Aptly named, The Bronx Brewery is still in the early planning stages but…

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