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NYS Craft beer tasting experience

presented by half time

Featuring hudson valley breweries & eateries

SAT NOV 7 • 4-6PM • YOUR HOME

Beer from NYS is as diverse as the state itself. Visiting and touring the states 450+ unique breweries is an exciting aspect of the craft beer culture....meeting the people behind the beer we love and hearing the stories gives us a greater appreciation for the craft.

On Saturday, November 7th, the New York State Brewers Association is bringing the experience of visiting 3 Hudson Valley breweries right to your living room - beer, tasting glasses & snacks included!

Your purchase helps breweries. Proceeds benefit the New York State Brewers Association and will be used to directly support the craft beer industry. #keepNYSbrewing

WHAT YOU GET

1) NYS Hudson Valley Craft Beer Box shipped to your home containing:

  • Premium craft beer from 3 Hudson Valley breweries, Suarez Family Brewery, Plan Bee Farm Brewery, and Equilibrium Brewery, totaling 178.72 oz.
  • Harvest Moon Cheese from 5 Spoke Creamery
  • Prosciutto Speciale from Casella's Salumi
  • 4 Think New York, Drink New York tasting glasses.
  • Think New York, Drink New York facemasks.
  • 2 NYS craft beer sticker bundles.

2) Exclusive access to a 2 hour interactive tasting experience (via Zoom) where you will share beer & conversation with the brewers and owners. Ask questions, learn about the history of each brewery and their creative process, + receive a behind the scenes look at each brewerie's production facility.

NYS virtual tasting experiences are carefully planned and coordinated by the NYSBA, ensuring high video and audio quality for the ultimate virtual experience.

PARTICIPATING BREWERIES

Suarez Family Brewery

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HOSTS: Dan & Taylor Suarez (Owners/Brewmasters)

BEERS

SAUNTER • Dark English Mild Ale • 4.2% ABV

Low ABV, dense and fudgy. Notes of tamarind, roasted walnut, espresso soda, chocolate saltwater taffy / Charleston Chew, toffee.

 

MS FRANK • Franconian Keller Lager • 5% ABV

Our take on a keller lager - a style prevalent in Franconia, Germany. Hopped like a pilsner, but brewed with a portion of lightly toasted malt, yielding a more substantial malt character. Notes of orange oil, graham cracker, oily Earl Grey tea, pale honey, toasted bread.

 

Plan Bee Farm Brewery

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HOSTS: Emily & Evan Watson (Owners/Brewmasters)

BEERS

Barn Beer • 5.5% ABV

NYS organic 6-row barley & organic red wheat grown at Stone House Farms (Hudson, NY), barley malted at Hudson Valley Malt (Germantown, NY). Hopped with Perle from Crooked Creek (Poughquag, NY) & Chinook from Chimney Bluff (Wolcott, NY).

 

Karnet • 6.5% ABV

Fermented with our house mixed culture from our raw honey and honeycomb on the farm (Poughkeepsie, NY). Coolship cooled and refermented in oak on whole Montmorency cherries and Montmorency pressed cherry juice from Bittner-Singer Orchard (Appleton, NY).

Equilibrium Brewery

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HOSTS: Pete Oats (Owner/Brewmaster) & Michelle Deluca (Brand Director)

BEERS

Superfluidity • DDH DIPA • 8.5% ABV

This recipe and name was submitted by a fan of the brewery as part of our community beer series. It features Citra, Simcoe, and Riwaka hops.

Y'all Need Science • DDH DIPA • 8% ABV

Collaboration with Cerebral Brewing in Colorado featuring Enigma, Galaxy, and Citra hops.

Local Meat & Cheese

5 Spoke Creamery - Harvest Moon Cheese

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5 Spoke Creamery, located in Goshen, NY, is all about handmade, grass-fed, raw cow’s milk cheeses. Their Harvest Moon Cheese is a rich, round cheese with a moonscape-like outer rind and an inside the orange of autumnal leaves. Inspired by the French Mimolette, Harvest Moon has a hint of sweetness and butterscotch notes that become more pronounced with age.

Casella's Salumi - Prosciutto Speciale

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Casella’s Prosciutto Speciale is made in America following the time-tested traditions of Italy’s norcini, the itinerant butchers who traveled the countryside preparing, seasoning and aging meat. Casella's exclusively uses rare- breed heritage pigs, including Duroc, Tamworth, Berkshire, and Large Black, which are pasture-raised by small family farmers across the United States. Our slow, on-the-bone curing process follows the standards of the Italian prosciutto consortia and produces consistently gorgeous results. Our prosciutto is elegant. It is marbled, delicate and nutty.

SHIPMENT

Thanks to our friends at Half Time Beverage we now offer shipment to 31 states!

Packages will be shipped to ticket holders prior to the event.

Must be at leaste 21+ years of age & live in one of the following states to participate.

AK, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, IA, ID, IL, IN, LA, MA,NB, NH, NM, NY, NJ, NV, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, TX, VA, WA, WI

TICKETS - $180

Tickets are designed to be enjoyed by 1-4 people.

MUST BE AT LEAST 21 YEARS OF AGE TO PURCHASE PASSES & ATTEND.

your purchase helps nys breweries

Proceeds benefit the New York State Brewers Association & directly support the craft beer industry. #keepNYSbrewing

Print

The New York State Brewers Association (NYSBA), is a non-profit organization that supports the craft beer industry through advocacy and education.

Profits will be used to directly support the craft beer industry. Fighting for temporary permitance of services like home delivery, curbside pickup, and shipment of beer are a few of the ways the NYSBA has been able to help NYS breweries remain open during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Your contribution is appreciated, and will allow the NYSBA to continue to support the craft beer community through these difficult times and beyond. #keepNYSbrewing

THANK YOU TO OUR PARTNERS

WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING...

"The virtual event was a lot of fun! We loved the super-social atmosphere and the interchange between the brewer and the attendees." - Matt S.

"Just wanted to reach out and say thanks for all your hard work on the virtual tasting yesterday. It was an awesome experience and I'll for sure be signing up for the next one!" - Jason L

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"Dawn and I had an absolute blast doing the virtual event! It was a fantastic way to connect with beer fans across NYS that haven't been to our pub or had our beer AND folks that have that we've missed during these strange times.” - Mark Schulz, Co-Owner of Prison City Pub & Brewery

TERMS & CONDITIONS:

  • MUST BE AT LEAST 21 YEARS OF AGE TO PURCHASE AND ATTEND.
  • MUST LIVE IN ONE OF THE 30 STATES THAT BEER CAN BE SHIPPED TO.
  • MUST BE 21+ YEARS OF AGE TO ACCEPT AND SIGN FOR PACKAGE.
  • NYSBA IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR DAMAGED PACKAGES
  • BEER STYLES SUBJECT TO CHANGE
  • NO REFUNDS
  • PARTICIPANTS CAN BE KICKED OUT OF EVENT AT ANY TIME FOR DISRUPTIVE OR INAPPROPRIATE BEHAVIOR, NO REFUND WILL BE ISSUED.