We were surprised, but ever the optimists, we are viewing our pint glass of Hoptical Illusion as half full and think this news signals an even brighter future for local beer.
The final Session in the Speakeasy, a winter series featuring dinners paired with local beverages at the Jedediah Hawkins Inn, will wrap up on Friday, February 28 at 6:30 p.m.
New brews are popping up all over Long Island. Recently we learned about our newest brewery, Barrage, and a new porter, Main Street Mocha Porter from BrickHouse Brewery in Patchogue.
Each month this year Relish will be presenting a weekend long collaboration with local breweries, wineries and farms.
On Tuesday, January 14, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. we will celebrate the winter issue of Edible Long Island and Brooklyn Brewery’s latest brew, Fire & Ice at Bobbique, Patchogue’s destination for tasty barbecue, sultry blues and the best local craft beers.
BrickHouse Brewery’s new beer, Main Street Mocha, contains coffee and cocoa nibs.
The growing season seemed unremarkable. Kinda cold and rainy in the spring, not too bad, but not great. But the heat accumulated throughout the…
Just in time for the Winter Solstice, Long Island Spirits of Baiting Hollow introduces Pine Barrens Sunrise Wildfire Moon.
When it comes to holiday gifts for teachers, caregivers, hairdressers and all those folks who help my life run more smoothly, I like to include a $5 gift token (or two) for my favorite local coffee house, Massapequa Perk in Massapequa Park.
It feels like a failure of the imagination to drink brown ale this early in the season. Or worse, wishful thinking. Or worst, betrayal. Shouldn’t I be grateful for the long days, the warm weather and the fruit flies in the kitchen?
Remember the legendary squid and wine dinner from earlier this spring? Get ready for Act 2: an all-duck, red wine dinner going down at Almond Restaurant in Bridgehampton this Thursday.
Those wine people, with their blind tastings and dreams of terroir. What do they know about drinking? And do they really know what they’re drinking? You do, though, you beer aficionado, fan, enthusiast. You also know beer tastes best when it’s fresh, which is why you’re starting to choose local beer over imports and why you’re also opting for draft over bottle (cans still get a pass because they block damaging UV rays).