Schlafly beer takes over the Pony Bar in NYC! I had a great night sharing tasty beers on draft and connecting with fellow St. Louis ex-pats in NYC who were also excited as the beer comes to New York for the first time. Best of all, I had a chance to thank Schalfly co-founder Dan for brewing what was my introduction to craft beer, and a great conversation with Troika who helps with all their PR and social media.
Photos by yours truly from Schlafly’s event on Tuesday night, with h/t to Phil and Troika for letting me share their pics.
New Brews: new Brooklyn, Sixpoint releases, the Andes by way of Rockland County
Sounds like it’s going to be a great summer in the city, via brewyork:
Summer is just around the corner, and while some summer seasonal beers have already been out for months, we’ve found two new one-off releases from local breweries that could contend for this year’s summer jam. Plus, there’s a new brewery in Rockland County that’s getting inspiration from an unusual place… and you can find their beers in the city already.
Tampa Bay celebrates the growth of their craft beer scene in this infographic of Florida beer culture.
What beer should I drink in Florida?
I’m visiting Jacksonville, Florida this upcoming weekend and want to know what local, craft beer you’d recommend. Last summer I had the chance to visit South Florida, but didn’t find much in the way fo craft beer, so I’m hoping to find more options in this Northern, Atlantic side of the state…
Feel free to share your suggestions here, or send your ideas on Twitter, and I’ll compile a list of your recommendations when I get back home.
New Miller Lite bottles with “broad shoulders and a contoured grip”. Budweiser “bow tie” shaped cans. Bud light bottles you can write-on. Coors Light “Cold-activated” cans and bottles.
If the biggest corporate brewers spent half as much time making their beers taste better, maybe they wouldn’t have to keep making up marketing gimmicks to sell more beer…