Annual Long Island Fresh Hop Festival: Photos

Scenes from the 4th Annual Long Island Fresh Hop Festival at Jamesport Farm Brewery. (Credit: Elizabeth Wagner)

Back for its fourth year on the North Fork, the Long Island Fresh Hop Festival drew hundreds to Jamesport Farm Brewery for a showcase of all things craft beer Saturday.

Guests got the chance to taste versions of fresh hop beers alongside the traditional version of the same beer. There were also plenty of special limited-edition beers to sample, many of which are not available to the general public.

Live music, backyard games, pumpkin chucking and food from Christopher Michael Catering were some other highlights from the event. See more photos from the day by Elizabeth Wagner below:

Scenes from the 4th Annual Long Island Fresh Hop Festival at Jamesport Farm Brewery. (Credit: Elizabeth Wagner)

2. Holbrook’s Brandon Kerr and Gabby Scarzafava enjoy corn dogs from Christopher Michal Catering. (Credit: Elizabeth Wagner)

Andy Putman plays live music. (Credit: Elizabeth Wagner)

Sayville’s Pat Netska invited daughter Dina Netska after winning tickets on EHM radio. (Credit: Elizabeth Wagner)

Anthony Caradonna of Richmond, MI, Sierra Pokrefky of Memphis, MI, Shannon Dougherty of Hicksville, and Joe Portela of Merrick play Jenga. (Credit: Elizabeth Wagner)

Farmingville’s Laurie and Don Wallace hand crafted pretzel necklaces to wear at the festival. (Credit: Elizabeth Wagner)

The crowd tries their hand at pumpkin chuckin’. (Credit: Elizabeth Wagner)

Melissa Caggiano (co-founder of Jamesport Farm Brewery), Marcus DaSilva of Eastport, Peter Cotter (co-founder of Blue Point Brewing Company), Dan Burke (co-founder of Long Ireland Beer Company), Thor Kampfer (of L.I. Firewood), and Anthony Caggiano (co-founder of Jamesport Farm Brewery). (Credit: Elizabeth Wagner)

North Fork Brewing Co. owners Ian Van Bourgondien (Southold) and Peter Barraud (Baiting Hollow) smell and taste locally grown Magnum hops, which was available to garnish their “Cut Your Teeth” Chinook-infused kettle sour IPA and Pierce the Ale IPA. (Credit: Elizabeth Wagner)

North Fork Brewing Co.’s special Chinook hop-infused edition of their “Cut Your Teeth.” (Credit: Elizabeth Wagner)

Jamesport Farm Brewery event manager Elyssa Torres of Centerport pouring “Whiskey Barrel-Aged Sugarskull Pumpkin Ale,” which is aged in LIV barrels for 9 months and released every year around Labor Day weekend. (Credit: Elizabeth Wagner)

Police and fire crews of Yonkers and Westchester County. (Credit: Elizabeth Wagner)

Michelle Fitzpatrick of Smithtown serving Blue Point Brewing Company’s seasonal Mother Pumpkin Ale. (Credit: Elizabeth Wagner)

Harbor Head’s Katherine Palma (Northport) pours their Tropical Daydream IPA. (Credit: Elizabeth Wagner)