11/29/18 6:10am

Brewer Mike Rizzo empties the mash from the tank. (Credit: Cyndi Zaweski)

Greenport Harbor Brewing Co. joined hundreds of craft beer makers from all corners of the country Tuesday to brew a special beer to help those impacted by the Camp Fire in California. (more…)

11/01/18 6:01am

Pat Alfred takes a beer break at Greenport Harbor Brewing Co.’s Carpenter Street location. (Credit: David Benthal)

It’s a Friday afternoon in September at the original Greenport Harbor Brewing Co. and Pat Alfred is loading kegs of the brewery’s new Respect to Process pale ale onto a pallet.

It’s past Labor Day, but the temperature inside the brewing space is approaching 100 degrees, so beads of sweat drip down the brewer’s face as he labors through the end of his day.

Before he calls it quits, Alfred breaks out a hose. The kegs get sprayed. The floor gets cleaned. Everything gets sanitized. (more…)

09/08/18 3:04pm

Greenport Harbor Brewing Co. co-owners Rich Vandenburgh and his wife Ann at the North Fork TV Festival after party. (Credit: Madison Fender)

It was lights, camera, action at the North Fork TV Festival northforker-sponsored after party at Greenport Harbor Brewing Co. in Peconic Friday night.

Aida Turturro — best known for playing Janice in HBO’s TV series The Sopranos — was in attendance. The actress was in Greenport for a screening of television pilot The Russian Cousin. During the special question and answer session following the screening, Turturro shared her experience working on the hit show with festival goers prior to the party.

The third annual festival, a showcase for independent television pilots, continues at the historic Greenport Theatre and other locations throughout the village this weekend. (more…)

06/04/18 5:55am

Chris Geymayr with 8-year-old Pitbull Tango, winning Saturday’s competition with 21 feet, 1 inch.

It’s long been disputed what’s truly man’s best friend: Dog or beer?

At Greenport Harbor Brewing Co. this weekend, men and women alike didn’t have to choose between the two. (more…)

03/15/18 6:10am

A collection of Long Ireland pours at the brewery’s Riverhead tasting room. (Credit: David Benthal)

Bust out your kilts and tune your bagpipes, St. Patrick’s Day is nigh!

This feast was originally created to honor Saint Patrick, a priest credited with bringing Christianity to Ireland. Occurring during Lent, alcohol and food restrictions were happily lifted in observance of the day. (more…)

01/28/18 5:51pm

Greenport Harbor Brewing Co.’s first Chili Cook-off brought a sold out crowd to the brewery’s Peconic tasting room Sunday. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder photos)

Greenport Harbor Brewing Co. held its first North Fork Chili Cook-Off Sunday afternoon at its Peconic location.  (more…)