Red Hook-based Sixpoint Brewery's signature Brownstone brown ale gets canned. Look for it on shelves today.

Red Hook-based Sixpoint Brewery's signature Brownstone brown ale gets canned. Look for it on shelves today. Man, they grow up fast. Hard to believe Red Hook’s Sixpoint Brewery is already eight years ...

 
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Sixpoint’s summer addition to their canned lineup is out. It’s ‘Apollo,’ a Bavarian-style wheat ale that puts the spotlight on an ancient Bavarian yeast – a departure from their habitual focus on the hop. ...

 
Ben Roshia and Michelle of East Williamsburg's One Stop Beer Shop are introducing beer cocktails to the borough of Brooklyn.

Ben Roshia and Michelle Carello of East Williamsburg's One Stop Beer Shop are introducing beer cocktails to Brooklyn. by Rachel Khona I slammed down my Borscht Back– a shot of moonshine followed ...

 
There are more craft breweries in the United States now than at any time since 1900. So why can't craft beer's biggest fans stop complaining?

There are more craft breweries in the United States now than at any time since 1900. So why can't craft beer's biggest fans stop complaining? In 1900 there were 1751 breweries ...

 
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Sixpoint Craft Ales‘ pageant of ‘nano-keg’ (aka: canned) brews rolls on with the release this week of the Resin – a strong and hoppy double IPA. The Resin joins the Crisp pilsner, Bengali ...

 
Brooklyn Brewery founder Steve Hindy on the brewing floor in Williamsburg

Brooklyn Brewery founder Steve Hindy on the brewing floor in Williamsburg “There’s a lot of pressure to constantly be reinventing yourself for new generations. But I think the beer speaks for itself. The ...

 
Garrett Oliver, brewmaster at Brooklyn Brewery, beer scholar, and editor of the new Oxford Companion to Beer

Garrett Oliver, brewmaster at Williamsburg’s Brooklyn Brewery, has literally written the book on beer. He’s the editor-in-chief of The Oxford Companion to Beer, a new five year-in-the-making 960-page tome covering everything ...

 
NYC Craft Beer Week 2011 kicks off on Friday, September 16

Looking for an excuse to drink lots of fresh, local craft beer? Yes? Good news: NYC Craft Beer Week bubbles into town this Friday and lasts until the 25th. It’s a sprawling, crawling ...

 
NYC Craft Beer Week 2011 kicks off on Friday, September 16

Chickens make great neighbors.  They eat insects, they provide you with breakfast, and they never complain to their landlords that you make too much noise.  If you have chickens for neighbors, it’s probably ...

 
NYC Craft Beer Week 2011 kicks off on Friday, September 16

In their latest episode, Tom Albrecht and Ian Jenkins of The Brewery Show stepped out to Oceanside, NY to visit the upstart Barrier Brewing Co. Barrier is staffed entirely by Evan Kramer and Craig Frymark, ...

 
All about the beer: Evan stirs the brew.

Craig Frymark and Evan Klein of Barrier Brewing Co. “On Evan’s very first brew day here, he got heatstroke.”  -Craig Frymark Simply put, local upstart Barrier Brewing is killing it. The year-old, ...

 
Justin Israelson, of Sycamore Flower Shop & Bar in Ditmas Park

Sycamore Flower Shop & Bar in Ditmas Park is like an oasis in a dream. Stumbling into Ditmas after passing through the surrounding city’s dense canyons of brownstone, brick and concrete leaves many first time visitors awestruck, as they’re greeted by block after block of big Victorian houses…

 
Justin Israelson, of Sycamore Flower Shop & Bar in Ditmas Park

Kelso of Brooklyn's Kelly Taylor Kelly Taylor has a practical streak. He was bitten by the homebrewing bug twenty years ago, when as a college kid in San Diego he just didn’t ...

 
Justin Israelson, of Sycamore Flower Shop & Bar in Ditmas Park

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 ...

 
Justin Israelson, of Sycamore Flower Shop & Bar in Ditmas Park

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’...