Down on the banks of the East River at SmorgasBar — a roped-in spot for local beer, wine, cocktails and spirits at SmorgasBurg every Saturday from 11am-6pm — we’re going to pour an old favorite, former Brewmaster’s Reserve Blanche de Brooklyn. It’s a Belgian-inspired witbier brewed with coriander and Curacao orange peel, and it’s perfect for a hot day down by the river.
Grub Street reports “The lineup will change, but to start there’s beer from Brooklyn Brewery, Kelso, and Sixpoint and wines from Brooklyn Winery and Brooklyn Oenology. Cocktails pair local mixers from the likes of Brooklyn Soda Works, McClure’s, and the Stand with spirits from Kings County Distillery, Breuckelen Gin, and the New York Distilling Company. Anybody can go in (like kids in strollers), but only those over 21 can drink, and drinking is confined to the designated space…”