The lead brewer of one of Long Island’s most highly-regarded beer makers has started his own brewing business, called Nightmare Brewing.
What happens when Long Island breweries collaborate with their city counterparts? Magic.
A guide to Long Island’s fall beers, as told by the brewers who make them.
Pumpkin beer’s been around a lot longer than you thought. Just ask Ben Franklin.
“You literally can’t pack anymore flavor into this” says homebrewer Chris Kelley’s about Basil in the Rye, his new beer brewed in collaboration with Great South Bay Brewery.
We are auspiciously blessed to have as many craft breweries as malls in our neck of the woods. So, come this weekend, instead of heading to the mall to pick out yet another necktie for dear old Dad, hightail it to one of our local breweries for a gift for your beer-loving Pop.
Chris Kelley, member of local home brewing club Long Island Beer & Malt Enthusiasts, had an idea: organize and host a Chopped style brew day. Ten teams, each with a head brewer and one or two assistants, were randomly assigned a style of beer and two ingredients, such as wood, peaches or habanero peppers; Kelley’s team drew a rye IPA base with orange peel and basil.
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.