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Drink For Good: A Hurricane Sandy Relief Fundraiser

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UPDATE // DEC 5 A big Thank You to all who attended and poured beer at the Drink For Good fundraiser last night. We sold over 200 tickets, raised $10,000 and enjoyed beer from 16 breweries. Selections included Shmaltz Hebrew Jewbelation Sweet 16, Reunion ’12, Coney Island Mermaid Pilsner and Coney Island Lager; Sixpoint Resin and Diesel; Bronx Pale Ale; Birreria Gina Thyme Pale Ale and Nicoletta Hybrid Ale/Melomel; Kelso IPA and Rye Aged Porter; Heartland Old Red Nose Special Edition 2012 and Cabernet aged in bottles; Empire IPA and White Aphro; Founders Breakfast Stout and Cerise; Ommegang Three Philosophers and Duvel Rustica; Bluepoint White IPA; and 10 taps and a selection of Big Bottles from Brooklyn Brewery.

Check out some pictures from the event:

On Tuesday, December 4, the NYC Brewers Guild is bringing 14 craft breweries to 79 N11th St to pour beer and raise money to aid Hurricane Sandy relief efforts in Brooklyn & Queens. By purchasing a ticket to enjoy a truly amazing selection of some of the best beer brewed and distributed in NYC, participants will provide direct support to Rockaway Surf Club, Red Hook Initiative & Coney Recovers, three organizations representing communities hit hardest by Sandy.

A $40 ticket gets you a commemorative tasting glass and unlimited samples from all 16 breweries. Wafles & Dinges and The Munchie Mobile will sit outside the brewery with bites for sale.

Participating breweries include:

Bronx Brewery
Brooklyn Brewery
Eataly Birreria
Heartland
KelSo
Shmaltz Brewing Co.
Sixpoint
Blue Point
Dogfish Head
Empire Brewing Co.
Founders
Lagunitas
Ommegang
Peak Organic
Saranac
Smuttynose