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Celebrating Sixpoint's Fifth Anniversary

Sixpoint Craft Ales growler at the Fifth Anniversary Celebration. [Photographs: Katie Quinn] The beer flowed freely at the fifth anniversary celebration of Sixpoint Craft Ales, held last night at Roberta's in Bushwick. There's no question that locally brewed Sixpoint... More

Serious Beer: Seasonal Fresh-Hop Beers

Once a year when hops are ready to be pulled from the vine, some brewers celebrate the season by heading out to local farms to harvest hops fresh. Once gathered, the hops need to be added to the brewing kettle as quickly as possible—the delicate flowers spoil rapidly, especially if exposed to heat. More

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