The Wilky’s First Wilkyversary Party!

The Wilky in Bed Stuy is turning one! The Wilkyversary festivities are this weekend, Saturday-Sunday January 14-15, starting a 2PM. Their 18 taps will be filled with rarities, awesomeness, and one-offs- including KCBC Wilkyversary #1, a pomegranate sour brewed with The Wilky team. There will also be free bottle pours and free presents given out hourly…

The Lower Hudson Valley Craft Beer Festival: Summer 2014

We had a blast at Growler & Gill’s Lower Hudson Valley Craft Beer Festival this past weekend! How could you not have a great time on a gorgeous 80-degree Saturday in the beautiful suburbs of Rockland County, surrounded by more than 50 of the country’s top craft brewers? (Click here to check out our “NY Bottles”…

NY Bottles: Growler & Gill

  By Andrew If Growler & Gill was around when Eric and I lived in our hometown, Rockland County, New York, we would have been drinking like kings (see Eric’s Beervolution post). But whenever we’re back in town to visit our parents, we always make time to stop by what we believe is the best…

Jack’s Abby Jabby Brau

Eric: Ah.  The Friday after Thanksgiving.  When you eat leftovers for dinner, then go stand outside in a dark field in 20 degree weather while your dog runs around, then come inside and realize you forgot to bring home any leftover dessert!  So, I had a beer instead. As we’ve written before, Jack’s Abby started…

Bells’ Two Hearted Ale

Eric:  I finally got to have a Bell’s Two Hearted Ale, and it lived up to the hype.  Bell’s is in Kalamazoo, Michigan, and never distributed anything around here before.  On October 1st, they started shipping to certain areas in western and upstate New York. You can read about it here.  Unfortunately for us, not…

In the spirit of the BrewBoyz: Collaboration Beers

Andrew: One of the more recent trends in craft brewing is collaboration. That’s when two or more brewers from different breweries work together to create a beer recipe. On rare occasions, brewers actually blend two completely unique beers together to make a new hybrid, mutant beer. I’ve recently picked up a bunch of collaboration beers…