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In our series, Ask Your Local Brewery, Brooklyn Magazine poses questions to New York City’s beermakers. The latest question is: If you could only make one of your beers, what would it be? Rich Castagna, Bridge and Tunnel Brewery If I had to pick only one beer to make forever, I think the beer would be my dunkelweizen. It's one of the more straightforward recipes that I brew: no adjuncts, no fruit; just barley, wheat, some...
When I was in college, my roommate and I used to routinely sneak into the movies downtown, hoodie-wrapped 40s of Olde English and Ballantines nestled deep into our backpacks. We’d sit patiently, dying of thirst and eyeing the bulging, unzipped bag at our feet, until the theater went dark and the first round of previews exploded onto the screen. The trick was to wait until a loud sound--a car crash, roaring laughter, a booming...
In our series, Ask Your Local Brewery, Brooklyn Magazine poses questions to New York City's beermakers. The latest question is: Why did you open your brewery in NYC? Shane C. Welch, Sixpoint When we opened in Brooklyn in 2004, we were the first wholesale production brewery to start their production and succeed in New York City in nearly 50 years. All others had failed or closed shop. How things have changed in the past 11 years...
This past Sunday afternoon, I caught the B67 bus on the corner of 7th Avenue and Union Street in Park Slope, en route to what remained of Brooklyn’s St. Patrick’s Day parade festivities. The yearly march down Prospect Park West begins, like many, with a 9am mass, then by 4pm quickly transitions into a full on, suds-soaked beer bash. Belligerent revelers have been known to spill out of neighborhood bars big and small, gripping styrofoam...