I woke up this morning with great expectations. The sun was shining, a warm summer breeze blowing through the air, the smell of blossoming plants and then I opened my eyes. Rain. Thunder. Fog. And it was cold. And it will be happening all week long. Then I looked at the list of craft beer events happening this week. The clouds parted, the sun came back out and the annoying spitting from the dense fog that engulfed the city transformed into a soft mist reminiscent of the Irish countryside. Yea, craft beer has that affect on me.
Tuesday, May 17 – Empire Brewing Company Night @ Rattle n’ Hum, Manhattan:
Imagine you were taking a boat trip down the Erie Canal (10 points if you know where the Erie Canal is) rafting through the port towns of Syracuse, Rochester and Buffalo and you wanted a beer. The obvious choice is Empire Brewing Company. Started in Syracuse and at