Last spring when we were doing research for our profile of Garrett Oliver, the brewmaster for Brooklyn Brewery, we spoke to the obvious folks: Other respected craft brewers, bar owners, beverage writers and experts in the beverage. But unlike most brewer write-ups, this particular piece required a call to the editors at Oxford University Press, that ultra-prestigious publishing house that puts out every-thing-you-wanted-to-know tomes on food and drink.
If you’re like most Americans, the word “cider” probably calls to mind plastic jugs of fresh apple juice. But in Europe, cider is an…
Keep a copy in your suitcase, and wherever life takes you, it will point you to superlative suds.
Brian Robinson’s Gnarly Vines weaves its neighborly tendrils through the fabric of Fort Greene.
Last night Brooklyn brewery hosted Edible’s latest installment in our ongoing How-To series, which focused on coffee courtesy of three local roasters: Theresa Von Fuchs of Dallis Bros. Coffee, Chris Buerkle from Blue Bottle Coffee and Darlene Scherer and Carol McLaughlin from Gorilla Coffee regaled the crowd with stories, lessons and demonstrations.
SAG HARBOR–Earlier today, in a dash of Hurricane-driven provisioning, my wife, who is always thinking ahead in a way that makes me love her, went to town for batteries, candles, bread and other essentials, including two pounds of already-ground coffee from our local roaster, Java Nation. We usually buy whole beans, but if electricity goes out, we won’t be able to use our grinder, of course.
Drinking better, fresher beer brewed with care and quality ingredients is just one benefit a bone-fide local brewery brings to Brooklyn. It’s also dollars…
Compared to sloe gin, Averell Damson gin liqueur is like an older brother with more refined tastes.
For oenophiles, it is an upstate eden.
A Brooklyn winemaker wants you to drink deeply from the local well.
Greenpoint gets a gastro-grocer and craft-beer retailer called Eastern District.
Vineyards in Brooklyn’s backyard have bottles to pair with whatever you’re sinking your steak knife into.