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India Pale Ales with Goose Island - May 7th, 2016 - 12pm & 4pm

Douglas Amport Events

Bitter & Esters proudly welcomes Goose Island Brewer Tim Faith who will be joining us to talk about the beer lover's favorite flower, hops. Tim is the Innovation Brewer at Goose Island Beer Company and started as a cellarman at a small canning brewery in Iowa before coming to Goose Island. He ran the barrel program at New Holland Brewing Company and specializes in wild beers, oak maturation and blending. Over the course of the lecture he’ll be covering what malts to use, how to choose your hops more effectively, styles (session, standard, double/triple/imperial) and so much more! We'll be...

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Barrel Aging with Goose Island - December 12, 2015 - 1pm & 4pm

Douglas Amport Barrel Aging Events Goose Island

Bitter & Esters is delighted to announce a lecture and tasting with Mike Siegel, a Goose Island brewer whose passion for great beer started in his early 20s and led to many years of homebrewing. Mike started at Goose Island in 2011 as a brewer and cellarman, and in 2013 took on the role of Brewing Innovation Manager. He will be joining us at Bitter & Esters for a talk on the ins and outs of Goose Island’s extensive barrel aging program. He now oversees all new beer development and helps facilitate the creative output of the numerous talented brewers...

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Second Annual Community Apple Press Days

Douglas Amport Cider Community Events

It's fall and that means it's time for us to make cider! Bitter & Esters is proud to announce our second annual Community Apple Press Day. We're offering two sessions this year, Tuesday November 10th and Wednesday November 11th from 5pm to 8pm. Our friends Joy and Jeremy from Proper Cider will be at Bitter & Esters grinding and helping to press apples into delicious cider. This is your chance to see how cider is made from scratch. This will be Jeremy & Joy’s 11th year making cider in Brooklyn and they will be available to answer questions about cider making, fermentation...

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Help Bitter & Esters Run to Fight Cancer - Take Your Base 5K - Sat. June 29th

Douglas Amport Events

On Saturday, June 29th, we're running the Take Your Base 5K in Coney Island to raise funds for The American Cancer Society. You can help us fight cancer by making a donation online here! We also invite you to come out and run with us! Each Take Your Base 5K registration comes with a free Cyclones ticket, Jersey, and a post-race BBQ and Beer party. Sign up to run (or walk) the race with us online here. After you sign up for the race, join our email list here for more details (such as where to meet us before and...

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