In our holiday issue, Sophia del Gigante profiled four women who are making inroads into the once male-dominated world of craft beer. Lauri Spitz of Moustache Brewing Co., Shelby Poole of Morrison’s and Jackson’s gastropubs and Amanda Danielsen and Succety Lara or Hoptron Brewtique are strong and invincible for sure, but they are not alone. Long Island is rapidly becoming a hotbed for fledgling women in the craft beer industry.
No longer a man’s world. • Photographs by Sophia del Gigante
Thinking of trying a new way to cook your bird? What about a beer-brined turkey.
Two Irish guys and a German walk into a bar…sounds like the beginning of a joke, but what resulted is a thing of beauty: a Long Island–brewed Kölsch-style beer.
Good Beer is much different than traditional Long Island beer festivals. Instead of a couple guys in shorts and walkie-talkies, you have suited security with earpieces. No tent for Good Beer, we were in a posh New York City venue. The level of detail and production that goes into planning the event made it a truly unique and special occasion.
Hi-Ho Pale Ale, brewed by women and available this summer for limited release at BrickHouse Brewery in Patchogue.
Lauri Spitz, the lady of the brewery, has become the face of a new generation of women in the craft beer business.
It came upon me one of many snow days this year: I had some great Brooklyn Brown Ale and some canned pumpkin. This may not sound like the recipe for a cake for most, but it does for me!
You must obey the beer. Since it has been so cold of late, hot chocolate is the perfect pick. You’re hiding under a baggy sweater, so we can make it a bit decadent.
Come celebrate a dream 20 years in the making: the inaugural tapping and kickoff of Barrage Brewing Company. Founder Steve Pominski has been making beer at home for almost as many years as it takes to drink legally.
This generation’s version of girl power may very well be found in a pint glass.
It was love at first sip with Great South Bay’s Blood Orange Pale Ale. I knew I was going to create a recipe using it, and immediately I thought of orange chicken