NYC Beer Week is nearly upon us, and the festival calendar continues to fill with amazing offerings around the city. From February 21 to March 2 New York will be the home to an international crowd of beer lovers, who will be celebrating the craft at tap takeovers, tastings, and beer-paired dinners. ... More >>
The first snow fell yesterday, and today's high comes in under 40 degrees -- which means it's time to find your favorite fireplace and get cozy. Alternatively, discovering a cheap drink and the warmth of a bartender's conversation should do just fine. Here are a few places you might start.
Fifty thousand people descended on Denver, Colorado for the 2013 Great American Beer Festival, a massive showcase of everything happening in brewing in this country that took place October 10-12. The event also pits beers against each other in competition, and this year, 4,000 beers from big and sma ... More >>
"Anyone can homebrew in any size apartment with a stockpot, a bucket and a jug. I promise you it's true," writes Emma Christensen, author of True Brews. "Sugary liquid yeast (and the occasional friendly bacteria) time = delicious fermented beverage." Take the process one (considerably more techn ... More >>
Living in New York isn't cheap, but at least celebrating a birthday here doesn't have to be pricey. From sweets to snacks and appetizers to alcoholic beverages, simply showing an ID with your date of birth can earn you some food freebies around town. Try out this bunch below.
[See More Beer UP: Dogfish Head Raison D'ĂȘtre | Firestone Walker Double Jack IPA | Wolaver's India Pale Ale] Have beers you want me to try? Sound off in the comments! Blue Point Brewing Company Blueberry Ale from New York, New York Serving style: Bottle, poured into glass Location: My apartment ... More >>
Cheers!Planning on getting tickets for Brooklyn Pour, the Village Voice's craft beer tasting event extravaganza? Well, you best be getting a move on it, since VIP tickets are now gone, and general admission ones are selling quickly, with only a limited supply left. Need a push to snap into ... More >>
Don't wait! Get your tickets today!If you haven't already purchased tickets for Brooklyn Pour, the Village Voice's craft beer extravaganza happening on October 15 at Skylight One Hanson, you better get a move on things. VIP tickets are almost sold out, and general admission ones are flying f ... More >>
Left: Ardesia chef Amorette Casaus, Right: Ardesia owner Mandy Oser Last week, we talked with Ardesia chef Amorette Casaus about the challenges of tiny kitchens, the joys of sherry and pancetta, and just how bad the movie Nine was. This week, Casaus is launching a prix fixe that's actually ... More >>
When we got the idea to do Our 10 Best Beers, little did we realize what a shark tank we were jumping into. While wine drinkers, cocktail swillers, and those that drink their spirits neat are a very vocal and cantankerous bunch, the vast majority of beer fanciers just sit back, foamy quaff i ... More >>
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