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 >>
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Today is National Lobster Day and to celebrate, Chef David Burke has created a Samuel Adams Summer Ale-Infused Lobster Roll for Red Hook. They will only sell the Summer Ale-infused lobster roll today. The first 50 visitors to reach the Red Hook Lobster Pound trucks and reference, "Sam Adams!" will ... More >>
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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 >>
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Hundreds of patrons gathered for one last drink at Ruby's Bar in Coney Island on Saturday to protest a landlord's decision to shut down the Depression-era dive. [NY Post] The latest wine by Bordeaux's Château Latour is actually a Burgundy, which is rather surprising considering the two regi ... More >>
Beef up your beer.Further reinforcing the link between beef and beer, Boston Beer Co., maker of Samuel Adams, has teamed up with Dickson's Farmstand Meats to create the Samuel Adams Boston Lager Cut, a premium cut of humanely raised beef designed to pair with the beer. "We narrowed it down t ... More >>
A bizarre study has revealed that college students who are addicted to tanning salons tend to drink more alcohol and smoke more pot than their paler peers. [BusinessWeek] 7-Eleven is launching its own private-label beer called Game Day, produced by City Brewing of Wisconsin, that will target ... More >>
Sara Lee is closing a plant in Greenville, S.C. after losing an unnamed customer for its frozen dough products. Some 200 workers will lose their jobs when the plant closes. [CNNMoney/DowJones] After a big meal, Peter Meehan swears by Underberg, a natural herb bitters from Germany. Sold in a ... More >>
Rye managed to outrank Scotch as the world's top-rated whiskey. The 2010 edition of The Whisky Bible, Britain's biggest selling whiskey book, has named 18-year-old Sazerac Rye from Kentucky as the finest dram available, beating out past winner Ardbeg Supernova from the Hebridean island of Isl ... More >>
Korea's oldest liquor, makgeolli, is a milky liquor that's lightly carbonated and sweet, a close cousin of sake. Koreans are rediscovering it, largely as a cocktail ingredient. [CNN] Princeton has its own cocktail. The original Princeton Cocktail dates back to the late 1800s and called for O ... More >>
October 14, 1965, Vol. X, No. 52 Help! By David Bourdon The latest Arthurian exploit of the legendary Andy Warhol occurred last Friday at the public opening of his first comprehensive exhibition at the Institute of Contemporary Art on the University of Pennsylvania campus. (The show clos ... More >>
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