07/09/19 6:04am

Greenport Harbor Brewing Co. is celebrating its 10th anniversary this weekend. (Credit: David Benthal)

It’s almost hard to believe that it has been 10 years since the North Fork got its first taste of Tidal Lager.

Southold Town’s first and largest craft brewery is celebrating its aluminum anniversary with not one, but two special parties this weekend — and you’re invited. (more…)

01/30/19 6:00am

The sold-out crowd at Sunday’s Chili Cook-Off. (Photos by Elizabeth Wagner)

Greenport Harbor Brewing Co. held its second annual North Fork Chili Cook-Off Sunday afternoon at its Peconic location.

Hundreds attended the sold-out event, sampling chili from nine local restaurants: 1943 Pizza Bar, American Beech, Ammirati’s of Love Lane, Crazy Beans Restaurant, First & South, Green Hill Kitchen, Grace and Grit, Jennie’s at Drossos and Love Lane Kitchen. (more…)

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…)