Photos: The inaugural Riverhead Summer Beer Tasting Festival

Credit: Photos by Vera Chinese

Credit: Photos by Vera Chinese

More than 150 people held out tiny cups adorned with the Polish eagle to sample eastern Long island’s fine craft beer at the inaugural Summer Beer Tasting Festival in Riverhead on Saturday.

Proceeds from the event benefitted the Polish Town Civic Association.

Moustache Brewing Co.Long Ireland Beer Co.Crooked Ladder Brewing Co.Montauk Brewing Co.Blue Point Brewing Co.Great South Bay Brewing Co.The Brickhouse Brewery and members of the Long Island Beer and Malt Enthusiasts were all on hand.

Check out photos from the event below.

Todd Long of Long Island Beer and Malt Enthusiasts and Dan Burke of Long Ireland Beer Co.

Todd Long of Long Island Beer and Malt Enthusiasts and Dan Burke of Long Ireland Beer Co.

Donna Defiore of Smithtown, Kate McDonald of Centereach, Barbara Makowicz of Centerreach and Dan Deprospo of Bohemia.

Donna Defiore of Smithtown, Kate McDonald of Centereach, Barbara Makowicz of Centerreach and Dan Deprospo of Bohemia.

Matt Deerkoski, Joe Marshall and Angie Passantino of Riverhead

Matt Deerkoski, Joe Marshall and Angie Passantino of Riverhead

Sean Klamm of Coram, Steve Abatiello of Centereach and Michael Klamm of Coram.

Sean Klamm of Coram, Steve Abatiello of Centereach and Michael Klamm of Coram.

Jess Kelly of Yaphank and Rachel Wasil of Shirley.

Jess Kelly of Yaphank and Rachel Wasil of Shirley.

Stevie Czelatka and David Wirth of Crooked Ladder Brewing Co.

Stevie Czelatka and David Wirth of Crooked Ladder Brewing Co.

Lori and Matt Spitz of Moustache Brewing Co.

Lori and Matt Spitz of Moustache Brewing Co.

Summer Beer Tasting Festival

Melissa Lamariana of Calverton and Heather Cereola of Rocky Point.

Melissa Lamariana of Calverton and Heather Cereola of Rocky Point.

Joyce Iovino, Jay Russo, Scott Zoldak, Lori Miller, Donna Graffeo and Chris Graffeo.

Joyce Iovino, Jay Russo, Lori Miller, Scott Zoldak, Donna Graffeo and Chris Graffeo.

Summer Beer Tasting Festival

Tom Meehan, Jack Whalen, Todd Basile all of West Islip and "Boomer" of Rocky Point.

Tom Meehan, Jack Whalen, Todd Basile all of West Islip and “Boomer” of Rocky Point.

Members of the Polish Town Civic Association.

Members of the Polish Town Civic Association.

Lori Miller