10/17/19 9:00pm

Jamesport Farm Brewery is serving up a pumpkin and yam beer. (Credit: David Benthal)

The seasons are changing and craft beer, ever versatile, is shifting gears to match.

As the warm, hazy days of summer cool and shorten, the light, bright brews of backyard cookouts and ballgames yield to more malt-forward libations that showcase the flavors of fall.

Luckily, the North Fork is home to several craft breweries that offer autumn flavors by the pint. Here’s a fall beer pick for five of them. (more…)

05/19/19 5:55am

Paul Komsic is stepping away from BrickHouse Brewery in Patchogue to make beer for the new Ghost Brewing Co. in Bay Shore. (Credit: BJ Gamboa)

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Craft beer is an ever-evolving world. Boundaries are tested, recipes altered and brewers often journey through several establishments before finding one place to call home. But when a brewer, who has seemingly settled down, making beer for the oldest brewery on Long Island, decides to pull up stakes and move to a new venture, the transition is noteworthy. (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…)