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…)
Greenport Harbor Brewing Co. owners John Liegey and Rich Vandenburgh at the construction site of the brewery’s new 2,000-square-foot ‘brew pub.’ (Credit: Vera Chinese)
Expect a destination for touring the North Fork’s largest brewery, sampling some of the region’s tastiest porter and now, a sit-down meal, when Greenport Harbor Brewing Co. completes its new addition this spring.
Four support trusses for the new structure were installed at the Peconic property on Wednesday, which co-owner John Liegey called a “pivotal moment” in the building’s construction. He and fellow owner Rich Vandenburgh expect the space, which they are calling a “brew pub,” to be open to the public by mid-spring.
“It’s going to have a very open floor plan,” said Liegey, adding that outdoor seating will be available in warmer months. “It’s going to be a great space. We want an open environment where people feel comfortable.” (more…)