Tickets cost $40 and get you unlimited tastings of rare brews from NYCBG members. This event not only raises money for the upcoming Beer Week, but is also a benefit for City Harvest, so bring a non-perishable food item. Here’s a list of beers slated to be poured:
508 GastroBrewery: Imperial DarmStout (collaboration brew with Ray Darmstat of St. Gambrinus) & Honey Brew Brew
Bronx Brewery: Pale Ale, Black Pale Ale & a specially spiced firkin of Black Pale Ale
Brooklyn Brewery: Black Ops Late Vintage, 2005 Black Chocolate Stout & Kriek
Chelsea Brewing: Bourbon Barrel Aged Black Hole XXX Stout & Hop Angel IPA
City Island Brewery: Debut of City Island Black Ale
Coney Island Brewing: Mermaid Pilsner & Barrel-Aged Human Blockhead
Eataly Birreria: Pamona (brewed with Dark Fall honey from Catskill Provisions & Harvest Moon NY apple juice) & Barista (brewed with Caffe Vergnano Crema 800 Espresso & rolled oats)
Heartland Brewing: Old Red Nose & Tequila Barrel-Aged Farmer John’s Oatmeal Stout
KelSo Beer: Cabernet Barrel-Aged Industrial Pale Ale & Winter Lager
Rockaway Brewing: Scotch Ale & Fall Harvest Ale
Sixpoint: Global Warmer & Mad Scientist Series
The New York City Brewers Guild was founded to advance New York City’s brewing industry. The breweries include Bronx Brewery, Brooklyn Brewery, Chelsea Brewing Co., City Island Brewery, Coney Island Brewing Co., Eataly Birreria, Heartland Brewing Co., KelSo Beer Company, Rockaway Brewing Company, Sixpoint Brewery and 508 GastroBrewery.
Mark your calendars for the NYC Beer Week Opening Night Bash, to be held at Vanderbilt Hall in Grand Central Station on Friday, February 21, 2014.