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Quartz + Bitter & Esters = Custom Beers

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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

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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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Get Schooled: The Coolest Classes To Take In NYC This Summer

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Get Schooled: The Coolest Classes To Take In NYC This Summer

We were recently featured as one of the coolest classes to take this Summer by Guest of a Guest: Ever wanted to know what exactly went into your beer? Bitter & Esters welcomes any beginner curious abou yeasts, malts, grains, and how they're implemented into humanity's most timeless alcoholic beverage. Their Brewshop 101 class provides hands-on experience and priceless knowledge to brew your very own batch of beer. Thanks for the love!

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7 Local (Plus 3 Not So Local) Sours to Pucker Your Palate

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Brooklyn Magazine has a wonderful interview with Michael Tonsmeire (aka the Mad Fermentationist) and author of American Sour Beers (and recent guest at Bitter & Esters) where he offers up some insights as to why sour beers are becoming more popular: If you love wine or you love Kombucha or you love yogurt or all sorts of other things, sour beers might be the beer you’ve been waiting for. That’s the great thing about sour beers — its this whole other part of the palate. I mean, almost all beers are on the dry-bitter, sweet-malty spectrum, and this is just–it’s not a...

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Brewing for Good: Brewnity’s City Harvest Benefit at the Bell House

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 Meredith Heil over at Brooklyn magazine has a nice write-up on the latest Brewnity event where Bitter & Esters was well-represented: Brewnity brought together the best of the area’s homebrew clubs and stores, lining up booth after booth of enthusiastic amateur brewers pouring generous samples of over fifty beers while dishing about grain bills and talking hops with curious connoisseurs. To sweeten the deal, 100% of ticket sales went to benefit City Harvest, an organization that stands for those same values that NYC Beer Week aims to uphold.

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