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Design Legend Critiques Craft Beer Labels

Milton Glaser is a graphic design legend.  The 84 year-old has been in the business for longer than many of us have been alive, and has been responsible for everything from the now-ubiquitous  “I ❤ NY” logo, to the visual identity for the upcoming Season 7 of AMC’s Mad Men.  The gentleman truly knows his […]

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Sam Calagione and Garrett Oliver Up for James Beard Award

If you’re a foodie, you know the James Beard Awards are a big deal.  I know this because Padma announces any Top Chef guest judge who has won the award like it’s an important honor.  It’s right up there with that Zagnut review and whatever prize the Michelin Man gives out.  🙂 There is a […]

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Love Your Growler? The Brewers Hate Them!…

Do you love your growler??  Do you love it so much you have more than one? Well that love is pretty universal among beer geeks, with the exception of the most unlikely of haters.  I’m talking about brewers.  By and large they hate serving their beer in growlers because of one thing… quality control.  In an article […]

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Beer Soap: Now You Can Smell Like a Brewery Without Visiting One

The fine folks over at the Brooklyn Brewery obviously have a problem.  Their obsession for beer has led them past the kegs, beyond the bottles and straight for the showers.  That’s right, Brooklyn Brewery now sells beer soap, perfect for making you crave a chocolate stout at 6:30 in the morning. The soap comes in […]

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Brooklyn Brewery Black Ops: To Each Their Own

I have a confession to make.  I’ve never had a beer from the Brooklyn Brewery that made me go “wow.”  Actually, the other night at my company holiday party I had a Brooklyn Pilsner and a Brooklyn IPA, and both made me go “meh.”  I respect the heck out of Brooklyn brew master Garret Oliver […]

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Schneider-Brooklyner Hopfen Weisse: Do the New World and the Old Really Mix?

Sometimes new and old come together in interesting ways.  Take for example this photo with a very modern piece of deathstar art with an obviously very old building in the background.  The juxtaposition makes us both intrigued and uncomfortable at the same time.  Well that is kind of how I feel about the collaboration between Schneider Weisse […]

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Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout: I Love It When Two Good Things Come Together.

When my brother sent me this bottle of Brooklyn Brewery’s Black Chocolate Stout I was thinking, I hope I don’t have to eat my words.  You see back when we started this blog Jim’s first ever post was about a Sam Adams Chocolate Bock, and he said it wasn’t that good.  Then, being the wise […]

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Hot Ticket: Brooklyn Brewmaster vs. a Top Chef

Peter over at Simply Beer has really outdone himself on this one.  He’s had a hand in putting together a once-in-a-lifetime dinner for foodies and beer lovers alike: We are excited to announce Cru Vs Brew – a Wine and Beer Competition Dinner featuring Garrett Oliver (Brooklyn Brewery’s Brewmaster), Fred Dexheimer (Master Sommelier) and Chef Ariane Duarte […]

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