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The Worshipful Company of Brewers, Part IX: “Mr. Wilson’s Western Elixir” By Kyle Wilson

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Ladies, gentlemen and ale lovers hark! The Worshipful Company of Brewers is upon us. The charter of this sanctified league dictates that each member of the Brooklyn Brewery brewing team will design and create a batch of his/her own draft-only beer, to be served exclusively at the Brewery Tasting Room until the last drop has been squeezed from the taps, and each with the possibility of blooming into a fully distributed Brewmaster’s Reserve.

BEER #10: Mr. Wilson’s Western Elixir
Style: A West Coast Single Hop IPA
ABV: 4.1%
Notes: A pale ale brewed with west coast yeast and hops
Available: Fri, May, 2nd until it’s gone!

BREWER #10: Kyle Wilson
Born:
Berkeley, CA
Started at Brooklyn Brewery: November 2012
Favorite Place to Drink: Pencil Factory in Greenpoint

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Saratoga Beer Week is Back! February 18-22

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Saratoga Beer Week kicks off on February 18, and we’ve got a lot planned for you. We’re  a part of 5 beer week events, including the three highlight events we’re hosting. Our signature event will be the release party for our newest, Brewmaster’s Reserve, Hammarby Syndrome, on Friday, February 21 in the tap attack to end all tap attacks. Check out our full schedule of events below. We’re ready Saratogians, are you?

Thursday, February 20

Meet the Brewer
Meet Brooklyn brewer, Jimmy Valm. We’ll be pouring Jimmy’s I Wanna Rye It and a special Brown Ale and bourbon cocktail, Beggar’s Banquet.
9pm, 9 Maple

New York State Pub Crawl
Pub Crawls and Scavenger Hunts go together like peanut butter and jelly, eggs and bacon, beer and everything. In this NY State Pub Crawl, you’ll be looking for 10 NY State brewery logos and drinking plenty of these local brews along the way. Check out the game plan here  Meander off Caroline Street to five local favorites and join Brooklyn’s, Rich Jarvis in his march down Phila Street and beyond.

Friday, February 21

Brooklyn Tasting
Come out and sample freshly bottled, Blast! and seasonal duo, Black & Brooklyn, the perfect combination of our classic Brooklyn Lager & the malty seasonal sweetness of our Dry Irish Stout.
5-7pm, EBI Beverage

Hammarby Syndrome Release Party
A new beer deserves a great party, and we’re doing just that for our newest Brewmaster’s Reserve, Hammarby Syndrome. This tap attack will feature former Brewmaster’s Reserves, seasonals, and perennial favorites along with a side Mary’s Maple Porter Fritters.
8:30pm, The 7 Horse Pub

Saturday, February 22

Beer Summit
At the 3rd edition of this annual festival and signature Saratoga Beer Week event, we’ll have Hammarby Syndrome, Sorachi Ace, and Black Chocolate Stout on draft. Tickets are available here.
1pm & 5pm, Saratoga Springs City Center

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The Worshipful Company of Brewers, Part IX: “Sun Don’t Shine” By Michael Steinschneider

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Ladies, gentlemen and ale lovers hark! The Worshipful Company of Brewers is upon us. The charter of this sanctified league dictates that each member of the Brooklyn Brewery brewing team will design and create a batch of his/her own draft-only beer, to be served exclusively at the Brewery Tasting Room until the last drop has been squeezed from the taps, and each with the possibility of blooming into a fully distributed Brewmaster’s Reserve.

BEER #9: Sun Don’t Shine
Style: A Strong Mild
ABV: 4.9%
Notes: A Brooklyn Summer Ale turned Black and tropically dry-hopped
Available: Fri, January 24th until it’s gone!

BREWER #9: Michael Steinschneider
Born: 
May 2nd, 1987
Started at Brooklyn Brewery: 2011
Favorite Place to Drink: My living room, hopefully not alone

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