Made Of Beer Bakery

Made Of Beer Bakery By Eric Sturniolo I try not to just drink beer, but eat it too. I’ve had chocolate made with beer, beer made with dougnuts, and crackers made with beer and beer ingredients. An interesting new take on this concept is Long Island’s Made of Beer Bakery. This homegrown bakery uses spent…

Beer Hero: Greg Avola of Untappd

Beer Hero – Greg Avola of Untappd By Eric Sturniolo If you drink craft beer, you’ve used the mobile app Untappd. If you haven’t, get it. From their site: “Untappd is a new way to socially share and explore the world of beer with your friends and the world. Curious what your friends are drinking…

Beer and Food at Whole Foods Gowanus

By Eric Sturniolo   Three heirloom tomatoes.  One bushel of kale.  Four amazing beers fresh from the tap.  That was my day (minus the tomatoes and kale; I can’t cook) at the new Whole Foods in Gowanus, Brooklyn.  In the huge, shiny store, I focused on the beer and the cafe. To start your beer…

Good Sucks

Eric:  Lagunitas Sucks is back in NYC after what seems like a year-long wait.  An imperial IPA, it’s extremely hoppy and bitter.  This year’s batch actually tastes more bitter than before.   Like most of my favorite IPAs, I taste grapefuit, citrus, and pine with a huge citrus smell.  Open it and walk a few…

!!!Amazing IPA Alert!!!

Andrew: The first time I tried a beer by the Swedish brewery Omnipollo was at The Festival this past summer. I actually spoke with Henok, founder and brewer, and he told me about all of the beers they were pouring (while we waited in the long line to try Cantillon’s Zwanze). He was a really…

Review Timez!

Eric:  Last night I was lucky enough to have some really rare and incredible Hair of the Dog beers.  But first, some other stuff I’ve had recently: Friday night was IPA night (with a sour break)- Stone 17th Anniversary Götterdämmerung IPA is made with German and German-inspired hops and malts.  Maybe because of that, it…