Best of the Bottle Share

Best of the Bottle Share By Eric Sturniolo We recently hosted a bottle share at The Wilky, a new (and great) craft beer spot in Bed Stuy, Brooklyn. We were lucky to have a lot of cool people bring a lot of amazing bottles. The standouts, whether for pure quality or uniqueness, are below.. happy…

Holiday Gift Idea: The Case For Beer

With the holidays fast approaching, we’ve found the perfect gift for the craft beer lover in your life (or for yourself!): The Case For Beer. Each box comes with 12 beers in custom packaging, with selections hand-picked by 9 different craft beer locations/bars throughout the United States. In New York City, the selection is curated…

Westbrook Mr. Chipper

Westbrook Mr. Chipper Mount Pleasant, SC Flanders Red Ale – 6.80% ABV By: Eric Sturniolo This Flanders red ale (named from the Flanders region of Belgium) is aged in red wine barrels for 2.5 years. It pours a hazy dark red, with a fizzy head that dissipates quickly. The taste is sour and very tart…

My Beer Glasses Don’t Suck Anymore

Eric:  Approximately once a year, I have a birthday.  This year, my BrewParentz got me two sets of beer glasses.  My beer glasses used to suck, but they don’t anymore! The set is made by Libbey (you can get them at Bed Bath and Beyond for $19.99 here), and includes 6 different glasses: 15 1/4-ounce…

It’s Hot, and Other Science Facts

Eric:  Science can be pretty science-ey sometimes.  That’s evident by the heat wave NYC has been experiencing.  As I type this, it’s 96 with a heat index of 105.  It’s so hot that it’s caused trees to shed bark almost as fast as I’ve shed clothes. I’m sure you’ve heard that beer makes you dehydrated.…