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Oct 23

Discover Outdoors Foundation Oktoberfest @ Brooklyn Brewery

10.23.14 Discover Outdoors

It’s the Foundation’s second birthday and they’re ready to party. Join them for an open beer bar, a silent auction, giveaways, great music, hors d’oeurves, games and more as they ring in two amazing years for the Discover Outdoors Foundation. Over 1,000 deserving New York City students have gotten into the outdoors thanks to the team’s hard work and your enthusiastic support. Don’t miss this opportunity to celebrate!

Partners from Patagonia to Gregory are poised to reward the highest bidders, Whole Foods will be catering the great food, and they have some tricks and treats up their sleeves for lucky attendees.

Come one, come all, to meet friends old and new for trail talk, frothy beers and good times, all for an outstanding cause. If you can’t attend in person but would still like to make a tax-deductible donation to support their work to get great kids into the great outdoors, you may donate here.

Tickets are $30 (if you grab them before 10/9, they are $25!).

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Oct 01

Brooklyn Brewery at Offensively Delicious @ The Oriental Theater (CO)


Offensively Delicious at The Oriental Theater is the place to be on October 1 at 6 PM–the eve of Great American Beer Festival–where ten breweries will put forth their best brews and funniest employees for your respective tasting and listening pleasure.

Breweries including Renegade, Epic, Breckenridge, Community Beer, Ommegang, Santa Fe Brewing Company, Schmaltz, Boulevard and Brooklyn Brewery will be pouring from 6-8 PM before the comedy starts and providing three full pours per ticket during the show with more pours are available for purchase, in addition to offering up the employees voted funniest within their companies. Brooklyn Brewery can’t be found in Colorado at any other time of year, so the Sorachi Ace we’re bringing along will be extra tasty.

Brooklyn Brewery will be sending up copywriter, tour guide and bartender Tim Rozmus, a New York local, comedian, actor, and director who feels just the slightest bit strange writing his own name in this post.

Once Tim and the rest of the folks behind the beer have had their time in the limelight, Denver comedy greats Andy Juett and Adam Cayton-Holland as well as headliner Nikki Glaser will bring their sets to the stage. Andy is a craft beer fan, actor, writer, producer and comedian who co-owns Denver comedy collective Sexpot Comedy with Pete Turner and Adam Cayton-Holland. Once a craft brewer in Denver, Adam is now a comedian and writer who tours the country when not boosting the comedy scene in his native Denver. Comedian, writer and host Nikki Glaser’s regular stand-up and television appearances find her everywhere from New York City’s best comedy clubs to appearing on the popular podcast You Had To Be There to co-hosting MTV’s Nikki and Sara LIVE.  Tickets are $40 and help support the MaxFund no-kill animal shelter, so snap yours up today for the chance to drink and laugh for a great cause.

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Mar 19

Girls Pint Out to Benefit Hollaback! @ Brooklyn Brewery

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If you’re going to one event on March 19, make it this one. Here at the brewery we’ll be hosting Girls’ Pint Out in their inaugural event to support Hollaback!, the movement to end street harassment. Girls Pint Out is a national craft beer organization for women interested in craft beer. We’ll be joined by ladies from all the breweries below to share beers and stories and celebrate the 8th birthday of Hollaback!

Brooklyn Brewery
Broken Bow Brewery
Empire Brewing Co.
Grimm Artisanal Ales
Harlem Brewing Co.
Ithaca Beer Co.
Kelso Beer Co.
Mary Izett
Moustache Brewing Co.
Brewery Ommegang
Sixpoint Brewery
Two Roads Brewing Co.
Singlecut Beersmiths
Yonkers Brewing Co.
Radiant Pig Craft Beers

Price includes a bevy of local beer tastings, Sigmund’s Pretzels and, very importantly, cake. And it’s all going to a good cause. We try not to get political, but this is pretty awesome. Tickets are $35; get them here:

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Mar 14

Music By the Slice @ Home Slice Pizza (TX)

Music by the Slice is an annual charity event put on by Home Slice Pizza during SXSW that’s been running eight years strong.  This two-day music extravaganza has brought in bands from all across the country, with beer sales going directly to benefit Urban Roots. This year’s performers include:

Friday, March 14th
12:10 - Gossling
1:00 - Mirah
1:50 - Lost in the Trees
2:40 - The Casket Girls
3:30 - Sivu
4:20 - Solander
5:10 - The Whigs
6:00 - Splashh
6:50 - G. Love

Saturday, March 13th
12:10 - Avi Buffalo
1:00 - Lawrence Rothman
1:50 - T. Hardy Morris
2:40 - The Pack A.D.
3:30 - Saint Rich
4:20 - Sonny Knight and the Lakers
5:10 - Roadkill Ghost Choir
6:00 - Ages and Ages
6:50 - Very Special Guest TBA

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Feb 21

NYC Beer Week Opening Night Bash @ Vanderbilt Hall


A spectacular setting for New York City’s premier craft beer spectacle of the year, the New York City Brewers Guild hosts its Opening Night Bash at the iconic Vanderbilt Hall in Grand Central Terminal featuring rare and obscure beers from 30 breweries from NYC and friends around the region and across the country.

The $75 ticket gets you unlimited samples from your favorite breweries, with some of the finest food vendors NYC has to offer providing light snacks through the night. We’ll be bringing Hammarby Syndrome & 1/2 Ale.

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Dec 14

One Night in Greenpoint @ Church of the Messiah


Help up end homelessness in New York. Come out to The Church of Messiah on December 14th for One NIght in Greenpoint, a benefit for Common Ground. The musical lineup features Luke Temple of Here We Go Magic, Jo Schornikow of Phosphorescent, Woodsman, Laura & Greg, Single Ben, Eastern Midwestern, Level II and DJ Pumpkin Patch. Beverages will be lovingly provided by Brooklyn Brewery and a Van Leeuwen truck will be dishing up their scrumptious artisan ice cream.

Tickets are only $7 ahead or $10 at the door. 100% of ticket sales will be donated to Common Ground.

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Dec 05

NYC Beer Week Fundraiser @ Brooklyn Brewery

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The New York City Brewers Guild hosts its much anticipated fundraiser for the 6th annual NYC Beer Week (February 21-March 2, 2014) featuring all of the NYCBG member breweries at the Brooklyn Brewery on Thursday, December 5th. This event will feature a stunning amount of rare and exotic craft beers from the city’s best breweries.

Representing Brooklyn Brewery will be the Late Bottle Vintage Black Ops, 2005 Black Chocolate Stout and Ghost Beer Kriek. Enjoy unlimited tastes of these delicious beers as well as all of the following:

508 GastroBrewery’s Imperial DarmStout and Honey Brew Brew, Bronx Brewery’s Pale Ale, Black Pale Ale and a specially spiced firkin of Black Pale Ale, Chelsea’s Bourbon Barrel Aged Black Hole XXX Stout and Hop Angel IPA, City Island’s debut of City Island Black Ale, Coney Island’s Seas the Day IPL and Barrel-aged Blockhead, Eataly Birreria’s Pamona, and Barista, Heartland’s Old Red Nose and Tequila Barrel-aged Farmer John’s Oatmeal Stout, KelSo’s Cabernet Barrel-aged Industrial Pale Ale and Winter Lager, Rockaway’s Scotch Ale and Fall Harvest Ale, Sixpoint’s Global Warmer and Mad Scientist Series and more!

About the NYCBG:
The New York City Brewers Guild is a 501[c]6 non-profit founded to advance New York City’s brewing industry – and thereby lessen human misery. Guild breweries include Bronx Brewery, Brooklyn Brewery, Chelsea Brewing Co., City Island Brewery, Coney Island Craft Lagers, Eataly Birreria, Heartland Brewing Co., KelSo Beer Company, Rockaway Brewing Company, Sixpoint Brewery and 508 GastroBrewery.

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Dec 04

Taste 4 the Philippines @ The Green Building

Please help us help the victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines by joining us for Taste 4 the Philippines, a special fundraising event at The Green Building on December 4th.

Following the devastation of Typhoon Haiyan this November, Chef Dale Talde and the team at Talde, Thistle Hill Tavern, and Pork Slope have joined forces with friends in the industry to host a special taste event to raise relief funds benefiting the millions of people affected by the recent storm. Brooklyn Brewery, among others, will be providing tasty beverages to accompany an assortment of delicious fare. We hope to see you there!

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Nov 25

Movember Beer Pairing Dinner @ Blue Smoke

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The relationship between restaurant and brewery began when Brooklyn Brewmaster, Garrett Oliver, thought up the “Blue Smoke Ale,” a beer made specifically to pair with the restaurants’ Barbecue Cuisine. In the name of men’s health Brooklyn Brewery & Blue Smoke team up again, this time for a beer dinner, pairing southern inspired cuisine with local craft beer to help raise money for the month of Movember.

During the month of “Movember,” Blue Smoke will be sporting moustaches to raise awareness for men’s health issues. The funds raised in the US support prostate cancer and testicular cancer initiatives, and are directed towards Movember programs, the Prostate Cancer Foundation and LIVESTRONG.


Blue Smoke 
Smoked Chestnuts

First Course
Greenmarket Wheat
Smoked Ricotta Crostino

Second Course
Silver Anniversary Lager
Porchetta and baby vegetable salad with pine nuts

Third Course
AMA Bruna
House-made gnocchi, duck and artichokes

Fourth Course
Fire & Ice
Chocolate Bundino, hazelnut and ginger

Tickets are $85. All proceeds of ticket sales from this dinner will go directly to the Movember Foundation. Click on the link below or call 212-889-2005 to purchase your ticket.

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Nov 17

Soup Bowl Fundraiser @ EAT

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Join us at EAT in Greenpoint, Brooklyn on November 17th for the annual Soup Bowl Fundraiser. For $25 guests receive a locally hand made ceramic soup bowl, a delicious bowl of soup from The Splendid Spoon and a tasty Brooklyn Brewery beer! 100% of the proceeds are donated to Greenpoint Food Pantry and Soup Kitchen, which serves thousands of hungry Greenpointers on a weekly basis.

RSVP on their facebook page or click on the link below to reserve your homemade soup bowl!

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