New York City Beer Week 2013 is February 22-March 3. Events celebrating craft beer will be happening all over the city, but we’d love for you to come hang out with us at any and/or all of the below happenings. Cheers!
OPENING NIGHT BASH AFTERPARTY
Friday, February 22, 10pm – when it’s over!
Water Street Restaurant
66 Water Street, DUMBO
Party into the wee hours with $3 Lager, $4 Sorachi Ace, East India Pale Ale, Brown Ale and Pilsner on draft.
GHOST BOTTLE & BANJO
Wednesday, February 27, 6 – 9pm
320 East 86th Street, NYC
No secret knocks or passwords are required for this special event at City Swiggers on February 27 from 6-9 pm. Sample a rare “Ghost Bottle” from Garrett’s personal stash, as well as special no-longer-available draft beers from Brooklyn Brewery’s past. Brewer Al Duvall and his banjo will treat your ear as Perennial, rare & vintage beers flow.
Thursday. February 28, 6pm
191 5th Avenue, Brooklyn
In honor of NYC Beer Week, the Brooklyn Brewery team is bringing an all-out assault to Bierkraft’s tap system. We’ll be pouring Perennial, Seasonal, vintage & rare beers from all 10 taps, as well as bottles of our extremely limited 175th Anniversary Carnegie Porter, which Garrett & his team aged in whiskey barrels from Heaven Hill. Watch out for this Gang of Beers on draft: 2010 Black Chocolate Stout, 2010 Monster, Companion, There Will Be Black, Pilsner, Dry Irish Stout, Weisse, Brown, Blast & Sorachi Ace.
SPECIAL BEER RELEASE PARTY
Friday, March 1, 5 – 7pm
The Brooklyn Brewery
79 North 11th Street, Williamsburg
We are throwing open the doors to a fortunate few at The Brooklyn Brewery on Friday, March 1 from 5-7 pm. 25 lucky winners will receive a pair of tickets to a special release party for a yet to be named double white. Inspired by Grand Cru, a past Brewmaster’s Reserve, this beer will not be available in the US after this event. We’ll be giving away tickets through our Facebook page, as well as the NYC Beer Week Facebook page. Winners will enjoy complimentary beer & cheese from Murray’s Cheese.
BEER DINNER W/ GARRETT OLIVER @ MURRAY’S CHEESE
Sunday, March 3rd, 5 – 7pm
Murray’s Cheese Bar
264 Bleecker Street, NYC
Join Brooklyn brewmaster, Garrett Oliver, and Murray’s resident cheese expert, Aaron Foster, for a five-course beer dinner at Murray’s Cheese Bar. Dishes will feature ingredients from Murray’s and be paired with some very special, even “non-existent”, Brooklyn Brewery beers. With Garrett and Aaron sharing their humor and wealth of knowledge as the courses roll out, this event is a treat for both your tastebuds and intellect.