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Mekelburg’s: A Brooklyn Hideaway with a Focus on Gourmet Grub Barkeep by

Located below a red awning advertising fine foods and craft beer in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn, the low-slung basement space that is home to Mekelburg’s is far from a traditional bar and restaurant.

I Hate Myself India Pale Ale by Threes Brewing Label Approval by

Swiss graphic designer Joseph Müller-Brockmann’s minimalist, geometric aesthetic has had a huge influence on the Brooklyn brewery’s design philosophy.

Far From the Field: Downtown Breweries Embrace Urban Farmhouse Beer Feature by

Trading sprawling fields for rooftop gardens, urban farm breweries from Los Angeles to Chicago and New York bring a new kind of authenticity to farmhouse-style beers.

Gypsy Brewers Put Down Roots News by

From Mikkeller to Grimm Artisanal Ales and To Øl, several so-called gypsy brewers have recently invested in permanent residences.

Another Place at the Table: As Top Restaurants Embrace Seasonal Ingredients and Local Cuisine, Can Beer Hold Its Own with Wine? Feature by

Despite the growth of craft brewing and an increasingly discerning audience of beer drinkers, well-developed beer programs at lauded fine dining restaurants remain somewhat rare.

Beer News News by

Firestone Walker to contract brew Pliny the Elder; AB InBev enters distribution market; Stone selects Richmond, Va., for East Coast facility; and a beer-forward restaurant earns a Michelin star.

Grimm Artisanal Ales From the Source by

Like all good fairy tales, the story of Grimm Artisanal Ales starts with a moment of enchantment. One night in Providence, Rhode Island, Brown University students Lauren and Joe Grimm attended a talk on wild fermentation that left them spellbound.

Tørst in Brooklyn, New York Barkeep by

Tørst isn’t your average beer bar. Owned by Jeppe Jarnit-Bjergsø, the man behind Danish gypsy brewery Evil Twin, Tørst offers no wine or spirits, and puts a premium on hospitality and glassware.

Eric Ottaway, General Manager and Co-owner of Brooklyn Brewery Last Call by

The four owners of Brooklyn Brewery, the 11th-largest craft brewery in the country, are taking their operation overseas to Sweden, where they plan to open a waterfront bar and brewery with a 250-person capacity by 2014.

Brooklyn, New York Destinations by

Since Mayor Rudy Giuliani cut the ribbon on the first Brooklyn brewery in 20 years in May 1996, the borough has fully embraced the microbrew revolution, spawning five more breweries and scores of craft beer pubs.

Shane Welch, Founder and Brewmaster, Sixpoint Craft Ales Last Call by

Ask Shane Welch a hypothetical question, and enjoy the ride—the founder of Brooklyn’s SixPoint Craft Ales is most comfortable playing in the world of ideas.

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