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Beer & Basketball All Month at the N4 Tap Room (NYC)

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Jury’s still out on whether dogs can play basketball, but while the debate rages on we’ll be running draft specials from March 14 to April 2 at N4 Tap Room in honor of the college basketball chaos.

Drop by the Whole Foods in Williamsburg to find all of our beers on happy hour pricing during any college basketball game. While your playoffs bracket disintegrates right before your eyes you can score $5 pints of Brooklyn Lager, Naranjito, and Bel Air Sour as well as $6 pours of our Black Chocolate Stout.

Beyond basketball, we’ll also be causing trouble at trivia night every Wednesday at 7 PM with Trivia NYC. And don’t sleep on N4 Tap Room’s Fish Frydays at 5 PM for $1 oyster happy hour and $13 fish & chips.

So whether you’re a college basketball fanatic or just a big ol’ beer nerd, stop by all month and we’ll hook you up.

Pairing Up with Tender Greens for NYC Beer Week

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With all the tastings, flight nights, and ice cream parties we’ve got going on for NYC Beer Week, it’s almost easy to miss the delicious deal we’ve made with the good people at Tender Greens to take things to the next level.

For all of Beer Week you can treat your taste buds to a Tender Greens menu special created with our new tart and tropical Bel Air Sour in mind. It’s a pairing guaranteed to please foodies and beer geeks alike, so drop by and we’ll make this a Beer Week for the ages.

Come Hang at Saratoga Beer Week (NY)

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Though we’re terribly disappointed no actual toga parties are planned, we’re still thrilled to be part of Saratoga Beer Week this year. In addition to our booth at the highly-anticipated and awesomely-named Beer Summit on February 24th, we’ve got all sorts of beer samplings, shindigs, and pint nights planned for the Spa City.

Check out where we’ll be talking beer and slinging swag, and we’ll raise a glass to another successful Beer Week.

Thursday, February 22
+9 PM at Caroline Street Pub: Stop by for Night of the Flamingo and compete for Brooklyn swag and free pints.

Friday, February 23
+3 PM at EBI Beverage: Before you stock up on beer for the weekend, check out our bottle and can sampling including our brand spankin’ new Bel Air Sour.
+3 PM at Minogue’s Beverage Center: Drop by to talk hops and sample some of our best and brightest beers.
+5:30 PM at Forno Bistro: We’re serving up beer pairings to daze and delight, including a special offering of our rare Ghost Bottles.

Saturday, February 24
+12 PM and 5 PM at the Saratoga Beer Summit: Come hang while we pour proudly alongside 80 other incredible breweries from around Saratoga and beyond.

Get Ready for a Total UK Takeover

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Big news for all our friends across the pond: from February 2-9 we’re staging a tap takeover all across Great Britain. And when we go big we go really big–we’re talking 43 different pubs and restaurants pouring Brooklyn beers all week long.

Each site will have a lineup of Brooklyn classics on tap so you can grab the right pint no matter if you’re an IPA hophead or a dark beer dork. We’ll be pouring Brooklyn Lager, Scorcher IPA, Insulated Dark Lager, Naranjito, and if you’re lucky you may even encounter East IPA or Sorachi Ace.

Check out the list of venues below to see where you can find us, and keep an ear to the ground for karaoke nights, pub quizzes, and other special events we’ll be throwing throughout the week.

England:
+Alex- 53 Alexandra St, Southend-on-Sea SS1 1BW, UK
+Anchor- 323 Gloucester Rd, Bristol BS7 8PG, UK
+Bristol Pear- 676 Bristol Rd, Birmingham B29 6BJ, UK (Karaoke on 2/4 from 7-10PM)
+Cavendish- 220 West St, Sheffield S1 4EU, UK
+City Arms- 288 Cowley Rd, Oxford OX4 1UR, UK
+Dry Dock Leeds- Woodhouse Ln, Leeds LS2 3AX, UK
+Faraday- 2 Church St, Epsom KT17 4NY, UK
+Footage- Grosvenor St, Manchester M1 7DZ, UK (Karaoke on 2/4 from 7-10PM)
+Gosta Green- Holt St, Birmingham B7 4BG, UK (Karaoke on 2/4 from 7-10PM)
+The Graduate Sheffield- Surrey Street, Sheffield S1 2LH, United Kingdom
+The Graduate York- 6-12 Lendal, York YO1 8AA, UK
+The Hope & Anchor- Maryland St, Liverpool L1 9DE, UK
+The Horn in Hand- Goldsmith St, Nottingham NG1 5JT, UK
+The Inferno- 38 Holdenhurst Rd, Bournemouth BH8 8AD, UK
+The Keystones- 4 Monkgate, York YO31 7PE, UK
+The Library- 229 Woodhouse Ln, Leeds LS2 3AP, UK (Karaoke & Meet the Brewery on 2/8 from 8-11PM)
+The Library Durham- 46 Saddler St, Durham DH1 3NU, UK (Karaoke on 2/7 from 7-10PM & Meet the Brewery on 2/9)
+The Loaded Dog-144 London Rd, Leicester LE2 1ED, UK
+The Lost Hour- 217-219 Greenwich High Rd, London SE10 8NB, UK (Karaoke on 2/4 from 8-11PM & Meet the Brewery on 2/3)
+The Mailbox- 20 Guildhall Street, Lincoln LN1 1TR, UK (Karaoke 2/8 from 7:30-10:30PM & Meet the Brewery on 2/6)
+The Pavlov’s Dog- 21-23 St Mary’s Butts, Reading RG1 2LN, UK
+The Penny Theatre- 30-31 Northgate, Canterbury CT1 1BL, UK
+The Phantom- Leicester Rd, Loughborough LE11 2AG, UK
+The Phoenix- 122 Gosford St, Coventry CV1 5DL, UK
+The Roper Hall- Friargate, Preston PR1 2EE, UK (Karaoke 2/8 from 7:30-10:30PM)
+The Roundabout- 2-4 Drake Circus, Plymouth PL4 8AQ, UK
+Royal London- 4-6 Wulfruna St, Wolverhampton WV1 1LX, UK
+The Soar Point- The Newarke, Leicester LE2 7BY, UK
+The Southfield- 18 Southfield Rd, Middlesbrough TS1 3BZ, UK
+The Bloomery- Nile Street, Broomhill, Sheffield S10 2PQ, UK
+The Canon- 1 Barton St, Bath BA1 1HQ, UK
+The Warehouse-12 Zetland St, Huddersfield HD1 2RA, UK
+The White Harte- 54-58 Park Row, Bristol BS1 5LH, UK (Karaoke on 2/7 from 8-11PM & Meet the Brewery on 2/2)
+The Clarendon- 44-46 Clarendon Ave, Leamington Spa CV32 4RZ, UK (Meet the Brewery on 2/7)
+The Exonian- 99-101 Fore St, Exeter EX4 3HY, UK

Scotland:
+Ark Glasgow- North Frederick Street, Glasgow G1, UK
+Bobbin- 500 King St, Aberdeen AB24 5ST, UK
+Braes- 14-18 Perth Rd, Dundee DD1 4LN, UK
+Chanter- 30-32 Bread St, Edinburgh EH3 9AF, UK (Karaoke on 2/4 from 8-11PM)
+Hall- 457 Sauchiehall St, Glasgow G2 3LG, UK
+The Triplekirks- Schoolhill, Aberdeen AB10 1JT, UK

Wales:
+Gassy’s- 39-41 Salisbury Rd, Cardiff CF24 4AB, UK
+The Woodville- 1-5 Woodville Rd, Cardiff CF24 4DW, UK

Join Us at Braukunst Live!

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We’re bringing out the fancy bottles and celebrating our third year attending Germany’s biggest craft beer fest: Braukunst Live! from February 2-4th at the beautiful MVG Mueseum in Munich.

We’ll be there alongside some of the best craft breweries in the world, and we’re pouring to impress. Stop by our booth to try out a great lineup of Brooklyn beers including a few of our classics as well as some rare offerings to keep things interesting.

Grab your tickets here and join us for a glass at the festival.

Here’s what we’ll be pouring:
+Brooklyn Lager
+East IPA
+Scorcher IPA
+Sorachi Ace
+Bel Air Sour
+Kiwi’s Playhouse

Keeping You Cozy at Hunter Mountain

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Move over cocoa, because we’re the new winter warmer in town. We’re shacking up for the ski season at the lovely Hunter Mountain in the eponymous Hunter, NY.

Whether you’re carving up the bunny slopes, constructing an evil snow fortress, or just came for the beautiful views, once you’re finished hitting the slopes you can relax with a Brooklyn beer in the Main Lodge. Skiing is thirsty work, after all. Sure, you could try to carry your beer with you, but trust us: frozen beers aren’t as refreshing at single-digit temperatures.

And we’re not content with just slinging beers during our winter residency–stay tuned for all sorts of shindigs, promotions, and giveaways we’ve got planned. Until then you can check out Hunter Mountain’s Event Calendar for workshops, races, and more.

Keep those tips up and we’ll see you on the slopes.

Bid for Brooklyn & Support the Provincetown Film Society

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Don't be that guy at the auction.

Have you ever thought to yourself, “Gee, I’d like to visit Brooklyn Brewery, but I need to save all my money to support my local film society”? Well now you can kill two birds with one charitable stone by bidding on our item in the Provincetown Film Society’s Black Friday Auction.

If you win our lot you get to come hang with us at the Brewery and learn about our history and beer first hand. The two person package includes a VIP tour of the Brewery, a 1-night stay in a local Williamsburg hotel, a $100 gift card towards dinner in Brooklyn, and a whopping 1-year supply of our beer (12 cases).

Plus the proceeds from the auction go on to support the Provincetown Film Society, a wonderful organization that supports local artists and runs the annual Provincetown International Film Festival. It’s an incredible chance to both support the arts and get a behind-the-scenes look at our Brewery in one fell swoop, but you’d better act fast because the auction closes on December 3rd at 10PM.

You can bid on the auction here, and we’ll see you at the Brewery.

Meet Beer’s Best Buds at Whole Foods NYC

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Beer gets along with everybody. Pretzels, wings, you name it. But there are only two who can truly call themselves Beer’s best friends: Beef and Cheese, and they go way back. Like, Ancient Mesopotamia back.

We’re celebrating this ancient friendship with tastings at Whole Foods in and around NYC over the next few weeks, and we’ve teamed up with Mighty Organic and Organic Valley to complete the gastronomical dream team.

Mighty Organic will be slinging the beef with their 100% grass-fed Mighty Bars in both Bacon & Apple and Sea Salt & Cracked Pepper. They’re protein packed, paleo-friendly, and they don’t mess around. Organic Valley will be cheesing it with their small-batch Grassmilk Raw Cheddar and Raw Sharp Cheddar. Their cheeses are also 100% grass-fed, and Brooklyn beer would be too if beer came from cows. We’ve paired our Winter Lager and our classic Brooklyn Lager to help balance out the beef and cheese ballet.

So drop by any of the tastings listed below, and we’ll introduce you to the three tastiest friends around.

Wednesday, 11/15 at Whole Foods Williamsburg from 3-7PM
Thursday, 11/16 at Whole Foods Third and 3rd from 3-7 PM
Friday, 11/17 at Whole Foods Upper East Side from 3-7PM
Friday, 11/17 at Whole Foods Paramus from 3-7PM
Saturday, 11/18 at Whole Foods Bowery from 11-3PM
Saturday, 11/18 at Whole Foods E 57th Street from 3-7PM
Monday, 11/20 at Whole Foods Tribeca from 3-7PM
Tuesday, 11/21 at Whole Foods Upper West Side from 3-7PM
Wednesday, 12/6 at Whole Foods Columbus Circle from 3-7PM
Thursday, 12/7 at Whole Foods Union Square from 3-7PM

End Oktoberfest Right at The Ginger Man

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Summer romances, Hugh Jackman’s tenure as Wolverine, and Oktoberfest: three wonderful things that sadly must come to an end one day. In order to properly honor the world’s best beer festival, we’re sending it off in style with the good folks from the Ginger Man.

Join us on October 3rd, the last day of Oktoberfest, at all Ginger Man Texas locations for our Oktoberfest Send Off. Starting at 6PM if you order a stein of Brooklyn Oktoberfest you get to keep the wonderful stein glass it comes us. And trust us, these are some awesome, gigantic steins worthy of a Norse god. Unfortunately the glassware is limited, so be sure to arrive early if you want to imbibe like a Bavarian all year long.

So swing by, raise a stein, and let’s bid farewell to Oktoberfest until next year–we’re already counting down the days. Prost!

Come hang with us at:
+The Ginger Man Dallas
+The Ginger Man Plano
+The Ginger Man Fort Worth
+The Ginger Man Southlake
+The Ginger Man Austin
+The Ginger Man Houston