Is New York tap the secret behind everything from bagels to beer?
Top Hops, the gorgeous beer bar and market that opened on Orchard Street last year, stocks 700 brews in cans and bottles. Between that incredible selection and the 20 taps for filling growlers to go or pints to stay, we’re in beer heaven.
Long before beer menus competed with wine lists for space at the fancier spots around town, Sam Merritt saw a niche that needed filling: beer education.
Sure, this issue works as a to-drink list. But I didn’t just want to serve you a hedonistic roundup of bars to hit and bottles to buy.
Top Hops, a beautifully modern bar and market, has opened on Orchard Street.
Mark Van Glad is growing barley and hops to pave the way for a truly New York beer.
Chefs for the Marcellus–a group of chefs concerned that hydraulic fracturing (aka fracking) will damage our upstate farms, wineries and breweries–is hosting a fundraising dinner this Thursday at the Brooklyn Winery in Williamsburg.
Rich Buceta’s brewery finally moves out of his living room.
With summer just two days away, temperatures are rising and so is our thirst. What better way to beat the heat than a cold beer? In our Edible Guide, you’ll find links to over 20 beer bars in Manhattan and Brooklyn where you can grab a draft, a can or a bottle of your favorite brew.
We are big fans of the New-York Historical Society’s summer exhibition series, which is called Beer Here: Brewing New York’s History. This Saturday they kick off a series of related tastings.
It’s a story that stars an Italian-American brewer, a Belgian-American farmer, tons of steaming grains, a hundred hungry heritage pigs and an approach to food and drink that’s about as elegant as you could ask, considering it’s about diverting waste into hog slop.
One of the key events of NYC Craft Beer Week — a citywide fest featuring tastings, dinners, crawls and other craft beer celebrations–is Thursday night’s Brewer’s Choice at City Winery. The four-hour event is special not because 20 harder to find beers from our foodshed will be paired with fantastic food and poured all in one place, but because of who will be doing the pouring: The brewers themselves.