Beers with historical implications. A chef's tell all. And a good old-fashioned harvest party. Here's why you should check out this week's top events.
At long last, Brooklyn Pour is nearly upon us, and come Saturday, you'll have the chance to taste more than 100 beers from over 70 breweries. You'll need a ticket, though, if you don't already have one, so consider this your reminder to buy entrance before the price increases at the door.
In less than two weeks, Brooklyn Pour, our annual beer tasting event, will descend on Skylight One Hanson, bringing dozens of samples of craft beer to ticket holders. We're close to selling out, but you still have time to buy your pass. Check out our final line-up of vendors plus our handy map of th ... More >>
We hope you had a nice Labor Day weekend, and that you survived your first productive day back in the office in, oh, about three months. We bet you could use a drink. So let us tempt you with Brooklyn Pour, our beer tasting event that is now just a little over three weeks away. It's time to buy your ... More >>
The team behind Alewife and The Jeffrey are at it again with their third craft beer-centric establishment (and a fourth is already on the way). Fools Gold (145 E. Houston St.) officially opened August 5 to a rush of eager patrons edging their way to the bar, scanning the multicolor handles and spout ... More >>
We promised to bring you dozens of beers, and we've now confirmed a total of 39 brewers for our fourth annual Brooklyn Pour beer tasting festival, which hits Skylight One Hanson (One Hanson Place, Brooklyn, 718-783-5437) in Brooklyn on September 27. We're set to announce 25 more entrants today, a co ... More >>
Local brewmasters pair their cuisine to their creations
When Beerly Legal's Patrick Donagher and Andy Freedman -- who own LIC beer haven Alewife -- unveiled the Jeffrey on the Upper East Side last year, they told us that they also had a bar going in on Houston, this one a collaboration with the proprietors of Alphabet City basement drinking den Idle Hand ... More >>
Has the end of tax season left you feeling, well, taxed? Reward yourself with a beer or ice cream at a museum -- two of the best events happening this week.
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 >>
We're less than two weeks out from the Brooklyn Pour craft beer festival, which descends on Skylight One Hanson (1 Hanson Place, 718-783-5437) in Fort Greene October 12. Our VIP tickets are sold out--but there are a few more general admission slots available, and today brings more info that should t ... More >>
Have you purchased your ticket for our Brooklyn Pour craft beer festival, going down on October 12 at Skylight One Hanson in Fort Greene? Get on it: VIP tickets--which get you early access to brews plus admission to a private lounge--are nearly sold out, and general admission tickets are going quick ... More >>
Have you picked up your tickets for our upcoming Brooklyn Pour craft beer festival? If you're still waiting to pull the trigger, this might entice you: We've got whole new batch of breweries to reveal that will be pouring beer alongside the sneak peek line-up we told you about last week.
In the latest incarnation of Gowanus culinary intrigue, artisan pickle-maker Brooklyn Brine announced plans yesterday to open Pickle Shack around the corner from their brinery on President Street. According to owner and chef Shamus Jones, the restaurant will open in late July or early August and ser ... More >>
It's Monday, which means you're probably reminiscing about all of the memories you made over the weekend. Would you rather have something to look forward to? Here's our list of food events happening in the city over the next few days.
Competitive barista-ing is a spectator sport. In addition to four judges seated at a high bar directly in front of the competing baristas, there was a boisterous, roaming audience at the 2013 Northeast Regional Barista Championship last week. Over three days at Attic Studios, an airy industrial loft ... More >>
Thursday, December 27 Beer Dinner for Holiday Hurricane Relief at Alewife: Long Island City brewery Alewife will host a holiday meal fit for a beer fanatic. For $50, try brews from Smuttynose, Lagunitas, Oskar Blues, Dogfish Head, Greenport Harbor, and Bronx Brewery, all paired with a six-course men ... More >>
Style: American Stout Serving style: Bottle poured into glass Location: My apartment with a cat on my lap Cost: $15 six-pack ABV: 5.2% [See More: Hey Alelitists: Let's All Stop Being Assholes About Beer]
Greenwood Park has a novel fence constructed of shipping skids. Sandwiched between Green-Wood Cemetery and the Prospect Expressway, Brooklyn's latest beer garden, Greenwood Park, began life as an auto garage. The building reflects this, with the roll-up doors still intact. Outside, picnic tables a ... More >>
More exciting details are in about Brooklyn Pour, the Village Voice's second annual beer festival, coming up on Saturday, October 6 at Skylight One Hanson. The outdoor food court will turn out beer-friendly snacks like sausages and pretzels from Der Schwarze Kolner, chili dogs from Lucky 777, slid ... More >>
[See More Beer UP: Dogfish Head Raison D'être | 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 >>
[See More Beer UP: Dogfish Head Raison D'être | Firestone Walker Double Jack IPA | Wolaver's India Pale Ale] Have beers you want me to try? Sound off in the comments! Left Hand Milk Stout from Longmont, Colorado Serving style: Draft Location: Iona Cost: Free (because my roommate bought it for ... More >>
[See More Beer UP: Dogfish Head Raison D'être | Firestone Walker Double Jack IPA | Wolaver's India Pale Ale] Have beers you want me to try? Sound off in the comments! Stoudts American Pale Ale from Adamstown, Pennsylvania Serving style: Bottle, poured into glass Location: My apartment Cost: $1 ... More >>
[See More Beer UP: Founders Red Rye | Firestone Walker Double IPA | Brooklyn Waterfront Beer Festival's 5 Weirdest Beers] Have beers you want me to try? Sound off in the comments! Dogfish Head Raison D'être from Rehoboth Beach, Delaware Serving style: Bottle, poured into glass Location: My apa ... More >>
Sam Calagione, founder of Dogfish Head, and Shamus Jones, founder of Brooklyn Brine, have joined forces to create beer-infused pickles. The brewer tells the Wall Street Journal that he reached out to Jones in March to talk about collaborating. Jones happily experimented with hop flowers, hop pellets ... More >>
Hold the exhaust fumes
Today the musical line-up for this year's Big Apple Barbecue Block Party was announced. The event -- the 10th annual -- takes place this year on Saturday, June 9 and Sunday, June 10. Three bands will be playing each day, and the music, if not the barbecue, is free. The Block Party takes place in Ma ... More >>
The craft beer movement, once the province of homebrewers and so-called "beer nerds," has become so mainstream that you'd be hard-pressed to find a bar in New York City that doesn't have at least Brooklyn Lager on tap. But where do you go when you want to find the absolute best brews in the ... More >>
Google just can't help revealing its inner foodie. First, it bought the long-running dining guide Zagat. Now HuffPost Food brings news that Google is teaming up with Dogfish Head to create a Pangea-inspired beer called URKontinent.
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 >>
As you may know, our weekly dining and drinking newsletter features all the coolest epicurean events in the city. Sign up for it here! Brooklyn Brewery Beer Dinner The Vanderbilt Tuesday, April 19 at 7:30 p.m. Following beer dinners with the brewers from Sixpoint and Dogfish Head, Chef Saul Bolton ... More >>
All 400 cases of Australia's most expensive wine, a recently released Shiraz called Laird priced at $700 to $800 a bottle, have been sold. [Wall Street Journal] A number of good cocktailing options have cropped up around Times Square, including the newly revamped Rum House. [NY Times] The u ... More >>
Earlier this afternoon in Portland, OR, the James Beard Foundation announced the finalists for the 2011 James Beard Awards. So without further ado, the nominees, after the jump: