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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
As one of the country’s leading beer wholesalers, Tim Sheehan’s work day is often filled with high-level meetings and conference calls, travel engagements, responses to emails and other critical tasks required to run a multistate business.
Kansas City – Boulevard Brewing Company today announced that agreements have been signed with Union Beer Distributors and Craft Brewers Guild of New York, and the Kansas City brewer’s distinctive beers will soon be available on shelves and taps throughout New York City. Beginning next month, beer lovers in the Big Apple will be able to enjoy Boulevard’s year-round Smokestack Series, with additional offerings from the brewery’s core lineup to roll out later this summer.
Picture it: You’ve spent your Tuesday visiting a dozen of New York City’s best beer bars, hoofing it up and down the sidewalk to the tune of top-notch craft bottles knocking about your backpack. That’s a full day of blissful bar hopping–shaking the hands of owners, chatting it up about the latest brewery buzz, handing out branded swag to appreciative patrons and sampling the city’s freshest suds well into the evening.