Union Beer’s master portfolio maestro, Robert Hodson, suggested we offer Christia Drouin (France), Sarasola (Spain), Doc’s (Warwick Valley, NY) and The Saint From Crispin, all of which we hope to have available this week (and some may be offered during $10 Tuesday Night Tastings!). [Read more…] about It’s Cider Appreciation Week
Pretty Things beer, based in Somerville, MA, will be the featured beer tomorrow (6/16) at our Thursday Night Oysters event. We recently caught up with Jim Barnes, the go to guy in NYC for all things pretty, but especially for Pretty Things Beer!
What’s the first (great) beer you remember drinking and where were you at the time?
Though not necessarily a “great” beer, I’d have to say it was Ballentin’s. I was 8 when my dad would pour a little of his beer into my Snoopy mug at dinner. This is where I feel I developed a pallet for beer and learned to enjoy the taste rather than the usual route that people take (in other words, the God-awful high school keg party). [Read more…] about June 16 Pretty Things And Oysters!