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Bitters & Esters wins Homebrew Shop of the Year

John LaPolla

Bitters & Esters wins Homebrew Shop of the Year

Bitter & Esters is excited to announce that we were chosen as Homebrew Shop of the Year by the American Homebrewers Association at Homebrew Con 2019 this past weekend. From the AHA: "Bitter & Esters was selected from among 123 other homebrew shop nominations and evaluated by the AHA Governing Committee on the merits of community support, education, customer service and engagement, promotion of homebrewing, and responsible business practices. Amport and LaPolla’s shop is described as a delightful mecca of all things homebrewing. They are known for their participation in nearly every homebrewing and beer event in their local community,...

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Agency Huge Crunched Hundreds of Beer Reviews to Craft the Ultimate Data-Infused Recipe

Johnathan Hagen

Agency Huge Crunched Hundreds of Beer Reviews to Craft the Ultimate Data-Infused Recipe

Bitter & Esters was recently featured in Adweek for a collaboration we did with  Brooklyn-based agency Huge: "For the past six weeks, members of Huge Brews have been brewing their own beer based on those years of tasting notes, along with data from two popular beer review websites. After looking internally at what beers they considered their favorites—which ended up being similar to a juicy IPA—the team then scraped user-generated reviews for about 250 beers, pulling in about 40 website reviews per beer. The end result: two distinct batches including a juicy IPA with blackberry and another with raspberry and...

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For lovers of eating and drinking . . .

John LaPolla Classes Homebrew NYC

For lovers of eating and drinking . . .

Thanks to the Jovial Journey for featuring us as one of their six cooking classes NYC has to offer for lovers of eating and drinking: Bitters & Esters aimed to become an integral part of the homebrewing community that began to grow within NYC. Their store and classroom made education in brewing accessible, no matter the level or skill set. Whether you’ve just crafted a new interest in learning to homebrew or you’ve already finished your 500th batch of homebrewed beer, they have all levels of classes to support your quest of becoming a better homebrewer. Check out the rest...

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Quartz + Bitter & Esters = Custom Beers

Douglas Amport Brew on Premise Press Quartz

Quartz + Bitter & Esters = Custom Beers

Adweek has a great write-up on our Brew on Premises system and how Quartz used it to make custom beers for their clients: Tomorrow, Quartz will celebrate its anniversary by letting those agencies know how much it appreciates their work via the one universal currency: beer! (Also, economic news trivia.)Quartz developed this sudsy surprise at Bitter & Esters, a New York company that allows customers to brew their own custom beers. It also designed the packaging (labels, bottle caps and six-pack holders) in-house and planned a multi-agency “pub crawl” to help its partners share in the fun. Check it out...

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DIY Beer in the Big Apple - National Beer Day

Douglas Amport Press

ABC News' Rachel Scott checks out Bitter & Esters, a shop dedicated to the craft of home brewing in honor of National Beer Day! ABC Breaking News | Latest News Videos

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