TICKET INFORMATION ADDED – Pearls and Pints is Doing a Tasting

I am thrilled to report that I have been selected to run a tasting of New York State craft beers on March 23 focused on introducing craft beer novices to the basics of beer: the difference between a malty stout and a hoppy IPA, as well as an introduction to some of the most common … More TICKET INFORMATION ADDED – Pearls and Pints is Doing a Tasting

A Vertical Tasting: 11 years of Black Chocolate Stout

Brooklyn Brewery certainly knows how to throw a party.  When that party is during NYC’s Craft Beer Week, during the year when a favorite Brooklyn Brewery varietal turns 21 years-old, it’s sure to be epic!  Knowing this, I immediately RSVPd for two free tickets to the event without a moment’s hesitation to the vertical tasting of 10 vintages … More A Vertical Tasting: 11 years of Black Chocolate Stout

Beer Dates: Gramercy Tavern, 1993 Courage Russian Imperial Stout

Gramercy Tavern is a New York institution, a place to celebrate special occasions, a culinary treat to say the least.  Revered for it’s wine list, but its beer – wow, who knew?  Turns out my date for Saturday night knew. There’s literally nowhere else I’d rather be than cozied up at the corner of the bar … More Beer Dates: Gramercy Tavern, 1993 Courage Russian Imperial Stout