On Wednesday, February 5, the Winter Garden at Brookfield Place will transform into a Winter Biergarten.
For the next two weeks, you’ll be able to try the best breweries from the entire state, and vote on your favorite for the Best Brews of New York City at the Winter Biergarten. The annual even will be taking place this year from February 5 through February 13 (only on the Wednesday and Thursday of the week).
The event will feature new beer selections on tap each week from different regions, with a total of 15 breweries to try over the three weeks. The schedule of breweries is as follows:
- LIC Beer Project (Long Island City)
- Circa Brewing Co. (Brooklyn)
- Flagship Brewing Company (Staten Island)
- Gun Hill Brewing Company (Bronx)
- Talea (Manhattan)
- Sixpoint (Brooklyn)
- Bronx Brewery (Bronx)
- Coney Island Brewing Co. (Brooklyn)
- KCBC Brewery (Brooklyn)
- Finback Brewery (Glendale)
- Bridge & Tunnel Brewery (Ridgewood)
- Greenpoint Beer & Ale Co. (Brooklyn)
- Interboro (Brooklyn)
- Big aLICe Brewing (Long Island City)
Final Competition: “Best Brew of New York City” announced
The event will take place each Wednesday and Thursday evening from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. with craft offerings and food from BFPL’s top eateries available for purchase including restaurants: Northern Tiger, Num Pang, Skinny Pizza, Blue Ribbon Sushi, Parm, Chopt, For Five Coffee, Umami Burger, Mighty Quinn’s and Seamore’s via the Ritual app.
As you sip and decide on your favorites you’ll be able to play bar games and enjoy live music. Once all the votes are in, the top five chosen breweries will compete for the top spot of “Best Brew of New York City” on February 13! Attending the event is free, however you’ll have to purchase the food and beer. In partnership with the breweries, all beer sales (100% of them) will be donated to the charity Leave No Trace, “an organization that provides innovative education, skills, and research to help people care for the outdoors.”
featured image source: Brookfield Place New York
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