Remember when Brooklyn Brewery was one of the leading lights of the craft-brewing world?  When craft brewing was first emerging as a counterforce to the mass-produced American and imported beers that had dominated the market ...

 

Red Hook’s Sixpoint Craft Ales is one of those local brew outfits that has stolen a big heap of Brooklyn Brewery’s mojo. Their relentless creativity keeps new beers emerging from behind the brewery’...

 

Nestled into a block on Smith Street between Douglass and Degraw—right at the heart of Carroll Gardens’ ever-growing pageant of restaurants and bars —Stinky Bklyn might be easy to miss with your eyes. But ...

 

By Rebecca Lando, Writer/Producer/Editor of Working Class Foodies By this point in the holiday season, minor desperation can start to set in. You know the feeling: you’ve got six more parties ...

 

Photo by Stefano Giovannini for The Brooklyn Paper By Matt Barclay of Bierkraft Here are my picks for some great winter and holiday beers. There’s a new beer from a new brewer who doesn’...

 

By Danielle Cefaro of Brooklyn Homebrew Anchor, 2010 Christmas Ale: Every year Anchor releases a new version of their Christmas Ale. This happens to be their thirty-sixth release! Many people have taken a liking to ...

 

By Jacque Lynn Schiller It only took a few thousand years, but mead, sometimes known as ‘drink of the gods” has finally come ashore in our fair land under the name Brooklyn Buzz. Produced by ...

 
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Photo from NY Daily News (Rosier/News) By Chris Remy, Manager of Stinky Bklyn Appalachian is a perfect Thanksgiving cheese. It’s a cow milk variety from the folks at Meadow Creek Dairy in Southwestern ...

 
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The practice of buying draft beer to haul home in big glass jugs called growlers began centuries ago. Growlers were everywhere in New York in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. After disappearing from ...

 
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Stuffing Salami at Esposito’s The South Brooklyn Post spent a day making soprasetta with George Esposito of Esposito’s Pork Store on Court St. Established in 1922, the famous butcher shop prides itself on ...

 
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The Locavore Hunter – Geese Gone Wild From Slow Food: “Do you find yourself looking for sources of meat that are local, free range, hormone and antibiotic free? New York State recently announced a plan ...

 
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Want to get your hands on some really small-batch homebrewed beers? An award-winning Williamsburg-based homebrewer is offering his ‘Broken Stove’ creations in a CSA-style share program from January through June. You’ll see brews including ...

 
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Event: Beer Table 1000-Day Anniversary Party Park Slope’s beloved Beer Table is 1000 days old! “To celebrate, we’re hosting a special “BT-1000″ happy hour this Friday, October 22nd. Stop by ...

 
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‘That Softer, Kindlier Taste’ Urban Farmers Love Who knew PBR’s marketing team in the 1940s was so prescient? Who knew PBR existed in the 1940s for that matter? Or that it was made by ...

 
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In a wholly-appropriate effort during NY Craft Beer week, the fun-loving folks at Bklyn Foodie staged their First Annual ‘Pour Out a Bud Day’ on Wednesday. Instigated in response to Budweiser’s ‘National Happy Hour’ ...