Our New Podcast!

June 13, 2014 by

Hello Beer Friends Nation!

In case you haven’t heard yet, we started a new podcast!  Come bye and enjoy our chatting about beer, the beer industry at large, and anything else that pops into our head!

Check it out here:

Beer Friends Radio: Happy Hour

Beer Friends Radio: Happy Hour

Beer Friends Radio: Happy Hour













Or find us on iTunes, We hope you love it!

Beer Friends Unfiltered – Troeg’s Blizzard of Hops

December 24, 2014 by

The Beer Friends spread some holiday cheer as they get into this Winter IPA by Troeg’s. Hear more about winter beers on Beer Friends Happy Hour.

Beer Friends: Unfiltered – Captain Lawrence Hopsomniac

November 25, 2014 by

New flavors in craft brewing are always popping up. Today The Beer Friends get together to try Hopsomniac, a new offering from Captain Lawrence Brewing Company that combines Coffee with an India Pale Ale. You can find us on twitter @thebeerfriends and you can find our latest podcast at http://www.beerfriendsradio.com

Beer Friends Unfiltered! Two Roads Honeyspot White IPA

November 18, 2014 by

The Beer Friends are back with a new video review.  Today Graham and Paul make Phil drink another Belgian influenced style event though he claims to hate them.  Lets see if this is finally the beer that expands Phil’s palette!

New York City Craft Beer Events for the Week of July 28, 2013

July 30, 2013 by

Tuesday, July 30 – Singlecut Brewery Night @ Brazen Head, Brooklyn:

It’s been less than a year since SingleCut brewery, Queens first brewery in many decades, started pouring delicious craft beer.  You can catch them being featured tonight at the Brazen Head in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn.  They’ll be pouring three of SingleCut’s beers:  Billy 18 Watt IPA, 19-33 Queens Lager  and the Pacific NW Mahogany Ale.  The best part is that they are $5 all the time except between 6 -8 pm.  Then they’re $4.

Brazen Head is located at 228 Atlantic Avenue between Court Street and Boerum Place in the Boerum Hill neighborhood of Brooklyn.

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New York City Craft Beer Events for the Week of July 21, 2013

July 23, 2013 by

Tuesday, July 23 – Wheat Beer Night @ One Mile House, Manhattan:

As you probably know the main ingredients in beer are water, grain, hops and yeast – in order of amount – making grain one of the most important elements in a delicious brew.  Grain creates the baseline for what any beer will taste like.  After the grain you can add other things (like hops) to affect the flavor, but it all starts at that mushy, oatmeal-like mixture of water and grain.  Most beer these days are brewed with different kinds of barley but it is easy to fall off the beaten track and find yourself a rye, rice or wheat beer. Read the rest of this entry »

New York City Craft Beer Events for the Week of July 7, 2013

July 9, 2013 by

Tuesday, July 9 – Beer for Breakfast for Dinner @ The Double Windsor, Brooklyn:

It is arguable that there is no better thing than waking up, making some eggs and then downing a few of your favorite craft brews.  Unfortunately, unless you’re a teacher currently on summer vacation, drinking during breakfast is usually interfered with by that whole employment thing.  Unless you’re willing to put your job in jeopardy then this Tuesday at the Double Windsor is probably your best best for breakfast and beer at the same time. Read the rest of this entry »

Tis the Season for “Best Summer Beer Lists”

July 8, 2013 by

It’s happening all over the place these days – everyone is weighing in on their favorite summer beers.  I don’t just mean you, me and all of our favorite craft beer bartenders but rather some of the more popular online and print magazines and newsletters have jumped on the craft beer bandwagon. Read the rest of this entry »

New York City Craft Beer Events for the Week of June 16, 2013

June 18, 2013 by

Tuesday, June 18 – Tuesday Night Tasting: Avery Brewery @ Bierkraft, Brooklyn:

Avery Brewing is one of Colorado’s most famous brewery’s and with roots in the early 90’s, one of the earliest.  From the very start they stepped away from the rest of the pack by amping up the hops and malts in even the most normal of their brews and becoming world renowned for their monstrous big beer series. Jen Dickey of Avery Brewing will be on hand to walk you through what is sure to be an intense beer journey. Read the rest of this entry »

BFF4 2013 Championship!

June 12, 2013 by

Game 1 of the 2013 Stanley Cup starts tonight and it coincides with our Championship round of the 2013 #BFF4!

In this years Final 4 we have two #1 seeds going up against each other on one side of the bracket and we have two beers who have already had to defeat more popular brews to get to this point.

If you need some help deciding you can watch each video for our “expert” opinion. If you’d like to tell us why one of these beers should win over the other you can tweet us @thebeerfriends or find us on Facebook. it won’t help that beer win any but we’ll enjoy it.

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