NYC Beer Week doesn't come around again until 2014, but that doesn't mean the New York City Brewers Guild hasn't already started getting ready for the festivities. To kick off fundraising for next year's week filled with fine brews from around the world, the Brewers Guild will be throwing a Block Party at The Well in Brooklyn on August 25.
With the thermometer hitting 100 degrees in New York City on Saturday, July 20, dwellers were in need of refuge. Luckily, right in the heart of the East Village, Webster Hall was hosting a beer and jazz festival. And with air-conditioning as a major selling point, attendance was high for a day filled with fine beer, food, and of course, music.
In the midst of a craft beer revolution, a number of top-notch events have popped up in the hopes of educating consumers on the many facets of taste. But none have taken it quite as far as the prestigious SAVOR, which takes place in New York City on June 14 and 15.
With the date pushed back one month, the organizers of the NYC Craft Beer Festival were presented with the opportunity of bolstering up beer supply and bringing in a few additional selections for sampling.
With the recent craft beer craze sweeping the Nation, more and more enthusiasts are finding ways to gather and share their passion for suds. November 10 marks the NYC Craft Beer Festival Winter Harvest.
While Phantogram did catch the crowd's attention with fan-favorites like "Mouthful of Diamonds", "When I'm Small" and "As Far As I Can See", most of the show ended up being rather dragged out and uneventful.
Coming off their highly acclaimed debut LP, Gorilla Manor, Los Angeles' Local Natives jumped on stage to a sold out Bowery Ballroom last Thursday. After having played that album about 100 times now, I and the thousand or so other fans in the build were ready to scream our heads off.