Pints with Sierra Nevada's Ken Grossman

Ken Grossman, Founder of Sierra Nevada and a pioneer of craft beer, gives us a look at his venerated craft brewery.
 
 
How did you get your start in craft brewing?
 

A Pint with Sixpoint Brewer Keir Hamilton

Sixpoint Brewer Keir Hamilton talks about getting his start in craft beer, what's new at Sixpoint, his thoughts on the NYC craft beer scene and more!
 
 
 
How did you get your start in craft brewing?
 

A pint with Tröegs Brewing

The Trogner brothers of Tröegs Brewing give us a look at their craft brewery, along with a peek at their highly-anticipated winter seasonals Mad Elf and Blizzard of Hops.
 
 
Where did name for Tröegs come from?
 
It’s a family nickname, derived from our surname, Trogner. We combined Trogner with Kroeg, the Flemish word for pub, and got Tröegs. 
 

Pints on Long Island's North Fork with Greenport Harbor

John Liegey and Rich Vandenburgh, Co-Founders of Greenport Harbor Brewing Company.

John Liegey & Rich Vandenburg, Co-Founders of Greenport Harbor Brewing Company, gave us the story of their roots, a tour of their new brewery and a sneak peek of what's to come. 

Where did the name for Greenport Harbor come from?

Our name comes from the harbor town where our original 15 barrel brewery resides. We love Greenport because despite the fact that it has become very popular with second homeowners and tourists, at its heart it is still a pretty badass boat building and fishing village.

Interview with David Walker, Co-founder of Firestone Walker

Firestone Walker, the renowned craft brewery from Central California known for its pale ales and barrel-aged beers, celebrates its 20th anniversary later this year. Read on for a look at what co-founder David Walker (AKA The Lion) has to say about the brewery's beginnings, their craft beer and what the next 20 years might hold. 

 

 

Where did the name for Firestone Walker come from?

Proprietors; Mr Firestone and Mr Walker. We felt it important the world knew we stood behind our beer.

Interview with House Beer Founder Brendan Sindell

Hailing from the West Coast, House Beer is about to become a household name for its simple, crisp lager. We chatted with Founder Brendan Sindell (pictured right) to find out more about this new craft brewery.

What drove you to make your own beer?

Interview with Evan Klein of Barrier Brewing

 

Evan Klein, Founder and Brewmaster at Long Island's acclaimed craft brewery, Barrier Brewing, took some time from the brewery's three daily brew sessions to tell us their story.

How did you get your start in brewing?

Union Beer Distributors Teams with Oskar Blues In Support of CAN'd Aid

Union Beer Distributors and Oskar Blues Team Up for Charity

Union Beer Distributors has teamed up with Oskar Blues Brewery in support of their CAN'd Aid foundation. During the month of May, for every case of Oskar Blues' Dale's Pale Ale sold in our territory of New York City and Long Island, Union Beer Distributors will be donating 1 dollar to the foundation, as well as 50 cents for any other case of Oskar Blues sold. For every Dale's Pale Ale keg sold, 7 dollars will be donated. In addition, Oskar Blues will be matching Union Beer's total donation collected at the end of the month.

Oskar Blues sends relief to Columbia, South Carolina

Oskar Blues Logo

Earlier this month, South Carolina was hit by a major rainstorm, bringing catastrophic flooding to the region. One of those hardest hit was Columbia, the second largest city in the state. With damage estimates circling the $1 Billion mark, a lack of running of water, and residents struggling to regroup, craft beer brewery Oskar Blues catalyzed a relief effort. With the help of the Ball Canning corporation, over 38,000 cans of drinking water have been produced and delivered to those in need.

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