Alright, NYC beer lovers. The Bacon and Beer Classic has an insane lineup of breweries for this year’s festival. From Sloop’s Juice Bomb & Sloop Jam to Mikkeller NYC’s clean Say Hey Sally Pilsner, we have some of the best beer from New York State and beyond. Braven Brewing, winner of the best NEIPA in the state, will be slinging their gold medal Flashy Ways NEIPA. These are just some of the award winning beers that will be pouring on September 29th!
Focusing heavily on regional craft beer, we will have some of the best breweries in the area pouring over 100 craft beers. Come thirsty because you’ll be able to taste unlimited samples of some of the best beer in the country. From stouts to sours, beer nerd to beer novice, we have something for you! The Bacon and Beer Classic is the perfect way to find your new favorite craft beer. More to be announced!
At Wartega there are two key rules: The beer must be balanced, and the beer must be interesting. Thus, our beers are brewed with fruit, spices and herbs, while still respecting beer making fundamentals–balance and drinkability.
They are dedicated to making beer from the inside out: they brew what they like to drink--with utter disregard for what the market demands-- and search out fans with equally eccentric palates!
Port Jeff Brewing
The brewery features a 7 barrel system which is capable of producing 217 gallons per brew. They also hold a summer concert series every Wednesday night in June, July, and August!
B9 Beverages is a start up with the mission to bring a craft beer revolution in India & the US. Based out of New Delhi, with expansion throughout the US, everyone at B9 cares deeply about one thing, and one thing only – creating and making beers that people can fall in love with.
American family-owned and operated. They use only all-natural ingredients and make super-premium ciders on the Sonoma Coast of California.
Founded in Harlem in 2000, Harlem Brewing has more than 17 years of history and brewing tradition. Harlem is unique because of it focus on unusual flavors and infusions but more importantly because of its passion for its Harlem heritage and flavorful recipes. This resulted in the People's Champ Award for Best Brews NYC.
Oyster Bay Brewing Company
They are in the business of making great beers locally on Long Island. Since 2012, their brewery has been committed to producing unconventional ales and lagers that defy styles, categories and your imagination.
Island To Island Brewery
Specializing in fruit craft beers, craft ciders and non-alcoholic probiotic brews, Island to Island is broadening the scope of fermented American craft beverages by championing the use of indigenous American produce from the Caribbean to Mexico; Canada to Argentina with a strong hyperlocal New York influence.
Crossroads Brewing Company
Adam Krawczak has taken the reigns as Head Brewer and continues the tradition of quality craft ales, taking home several TAP NY medals and the Matthew Vassar Cup for Best Hudson Valley Brewery along with a GABF Bronze medal.
Narragansett Brewing Co.
Narragansett has grown from virtually non-existence to New England’s 5th largest and the country’s 37th largest craft brewery. Nearly two thirds of all establishments in RI proudly serve Narragansett Beer!
1947 Indian Craft Beer
They set out to create a beer that would really compliment Indian cuisine and help to celebrate the culture, and they ended up with a beer that not only does that, but it tastes so good it's appealing to beer drinkers everywhere! They won "Best Lager" at our Seattle Bacon and Beer Classic!
With a focus on creating crisp, perfectly balanced ales and lagers, Braven’s beers are the ideal addition to any party, day or night. Braven takes pride in being part of the Bushwick community and is excited to help revive Brooklyn as one of America’s top brewing capitals.
Greenport Harbor Brewing Co.
Their motto #LiveDeep is exemplified by their core beers, each of which is made out east on Long Island at both of their locations. You can find their beers throughout New York, and in certain locations in CT, with more to come.
Highway Manor Brewing CO
Sour Squad to the rescue. What you do well, do often. When you don't know what kind of beer you want, just #sayjohn #tastemyplace.
Partnering with local restaurants, Toast Ale uses surplus bread to craft award winning beers. Brewed in Westchester county, all proceeds are donated to a charity who's goal is to end food waste.
The eighth-largest craft brewer in the U.S. and with their breweries in Richmond, Virginia & Berlin, Germany, they join artisanal brewers across the world in the quest to show the public that there are more and better choices beyond the world of industrial beer.
Their goal is to bring back a once thriving brewing industry to Staten Island, create a community based business that Staten Islanders can be proud of, and to produce "unforgettable beer in the forgotten borough".
Mill House Brewing
“Every beer has a story. A beginning, a middle and an end. The flavor, the aroma, the finish. People tell their favorite stories over and over… same thing. With our beer, we hope you’ll always want to go back to the beginning and start again.”
Sloop Brewing Co
Grounded in the craft and tradition of brewing but always searching for innovative ways to improve old recipes and create interesting taste experiences, at Vosburgh, Sloop has found the perfect environment to set their roots and grow into what lies ahead.
Martin and James were bored of the industrially brewed lagers and stuffy ales that dominated the beer market. They decided the only way to fix that was to brew their own beer! In April 2007 BrewDog was born!
The Bronx Brewery
The Bronx isn’t short on character. For decades, its been home to some of the toughest, most resilient people in New York City. People who know that respect is earned through hard work and determination. That’s why they knew this was the perfect place to open shop.
Lagunitas Brewing Co
Brewed in a bizarre old world tradition using only water, hops, yeast, and malted barley. No dogs are harmed in their brewing process.
Collective Arts Brewing
Collective Arts Brewing was founded on two beliefs: The first that creativity fosters creativity. And the second, that creativity yields delicious pints. They feature limited-edition works of art on their beer cans and labels, and they work to make sure the liquid on the inside is as diverse and creative as the artists we profile.
Downeast Cider house was founded by Ross Brockman and Tyler Mosher during their senior year of college. after a considerable amount of time spent on the family orchard, an affinity for farm-fresh apple products was born.
Established in 1883, Piels is New York's oldest craft Lager that is clean and crisp with an attitude! Piels is family owned and proudly brewed in NY state.
Great South Bay Brewery
When it comes to Bay brews, it’s not about how much they can make; it’s about how much better they can make it. It’s not about how fast they can turn it out, but about how fast the smile appears on your face when you taste it.
Mikkeller NYC aims to bring the highest quality craft brewery and food experience not only on game days but also year-round as a center for beer education, collaboration, and innovation.
Artisanal Brew Works
Proudly owned and operated by Kurt and Colin, both of whom are high school teachers at Saratoga Springs High School. Artisanal Brew Works is an artisanal style beer microbrewery located in a 6,000 square feet of a 12,000 square foot building in Saratoga Springs, NY.
Blue Point Brewing Co.
At Blue Point, they brew beer that stands up to New York's standards. They first and foremost brew beer that they want to drink. If there’s some left over, they sell it.
Coney Island Brewery
With 8 house-brewed beers on tap that rotate regularly, there’s always something new to try. Depending on the season, you might catch some of their limited release, specialty styles, like SuperFreak, Kettle Corn Cream Ale and Cotton Candy Kolsch.
Braven Brewing Company
The Braven is a chimera of two powerful beasts that embody the creative community. The bold buck horns represent the courage to dream daringly. The crafty raven is the talent to manifest concepts into reality. The shield defends creative endeavors from naysayers and doubters. Combined into a single sigil, the Braven emblem is the spirit animal of the creative process.
Druthers Brewing Company
Their beer is brewed as a tribute to those who put their life, work, and convictions to the test. They are serious about rewarding those among us who live according to simple truths, take inspired chances, go against the grain, throw themselves all in, and trust karma to pay tribute where and when it is earned and due.
Nine Pin is a New York craft cider company based in Downtown Albany. They are dedicated to creating exceptional off-dry ciders, and to the orchards that make them possible. Apple varieties are carefully selected and blended to achieve a complex, balanced flavor with a clean and pleasantly drinkable finish.
DuClaw Brewing Company is now housed in a large, state of the art facility on the outskirts of Baltimore, dedicated to keeping up with the growing demand for our ever-expanding lineup of beers.
Influenced by tradition, they use real cider apples sourced from Europe. Unlike culinary apples, cider apples are full of tannins that create astringency and a more complex flavor profile. They then marry them with apples from the Pacific Northwest for a perfectly-balanced cider.
Montauk Brewing co
What began in 2012 as a basement brewing operation among longtime friends, Montauk Brewing Company has grown to embody the spirit of the town. They delivered their first hand-filled kegs on bicycles to a couple of local bars!
Funny how brothers settle things the old fashioned way. Try brothers-in law. Who own a brewery together. Adam, AKA The Bear, and David, AKA The Lion, may battle, epically at times, but at least neither ever forgets it’s for the epic love of beer.
Graft was created by siblings Kyle & Sara Sherrer to develop a new kind of cider company. Their concept was two-fold: paying respect to old-world style of cider making while simultaneously experimenting with modern brewing techniques.
Owl's Brew Radler
Jennie & Maria started mixing their Owl's Brew teas with craft beer, and fell in love with the great ingredients and easy, breezy, delicious flavor. Before they knew it they were in deep explorative mode, chatting about hops and IBUs, as they developed their craft beer and went from steeping to brewing!
Big aLICe Brewing Co.
BIG aLICe BREWING is a licensed New York State farm brewery dedicated to crafting innovative, locally-sourced beer. Proud to be located in Queens, New York City, they love their borough. They believe that beer supports and builds community, and they want their beer to start conversations about what it means to be local and about the process of making great beer.
Black Hog Brewing Co.
Black Hog Brewing started with the story of food, family, and a love for craft beer. Brothers Jason and Tom Sobocinski come from a Polish/Italian family where food and drink is always the focus of every gathering. From Jason’s wedding to his son’s birthdays, roasting a pig has become the favorite way to celebrate any special occasion.
They are the largest independently owned beer company in the United States. With a focus on product quality, facility upgrades (including the relighting of the iconic Genesee Beer & Ale sign), conservation initiatives and employee safety, North American Breweries has invested in the Genesee family of beers, its employees and the community.
Where ancient alchemy meets modern-day science to create the best-tasting beer on the planet. Experience a performance in every bottle with #9®, Dream Machine®, Circus Boy®, Electric Peel® and a revolving roster of small batch and seasonal selections.
The Brooklyn Brewery
Starting with their flagship Brooklyn Lager, the porfolio of Brooklyn Brewery has grown to a wide-ranging collection of beers, always keeping an eye to traditional brewing techniques, even as Brewmaster Garrett Oliver and his team seek to push the boundaries of beer.
In 2000, Nico and Shaun founded the 21st Amendment Brewery in San Francisco’s historic South Park neighborhood. The popular brewpub is now at the heart of the new city center, only two blocks from the AT&T Park. In addition to eight rotating taps of multiple award-winning hand-crafted house beers, the pub has been voted “Best Brewpub”, “Best Burger” and “Best Happy Hour” by the San Francisco press.
Clinton Hall introduces a unique, eclectic and exciting craft ale adventure, otherwise known as SUPERCRAFT™. Featuring 20 draft beers on rotation, ranging from keg-conditioned lagers harking from the US, Belgium, Germany, Scandinavia and beyond, all SUPERCRAFT™ beers are served precisely to each Brew Masters specs, thanks to an on-site Flux Capacitor™. They have partnered with The Bronx Brewery to create their very own beer which is served on tap!
Breckenridge Brewery opened its doors in 1990 in the mountain town of Breckenridge, Colorado. It’s the third-oldest craft brewery in the state. Nestled below the slopes on Main Street, their brewpub continues to delight locals and visitors with a lively atmosphere, delicious pub fare, and of course, a great selection of beer.
SweetWater brewery has been makin’ tasty brews in the heart of the south since 1997. What started as a pipe dream of two college buddies has turned into a dream job full of great adventures and lip-smackin’ beers. What would you expect from a couple of boys with more of a hankering for beers than for books.
Sixpoint was founded in 2004 (they like to say it was born at the dawn of civilization, though that’s a story for another time…) in the rough and tumble neighborhood of Red Hook, BKLYN. It was essentially a cult brewery — draft-only, mysterious, cryptic…
Two Roads Brewing Company
Two Roads Brewing Company was founded in 2012 by four friends who dreamed for years of starting a craft brewery. Phil Markowski, their award-winning Brewmaster and 27 year craft beer veteran has created an extensive lineup that takes a unique twist on classic beer styles. Two Roads was named one of the ten best breweries in America by Paste Magazine!
Five Boroughs Brewing Co
They converge from different parts of the five boroughs to brew craft beer that brings New York City together. They make craft beer for the hidden trails of the Bronx and sprawling Manhattan avenues. For lounging in backyards on Staten Island and fire escapes in Brooklyn. For cutting out early in Queens—and staying out late everywhere.
Community Beer Works
Community Beer Works is Buffalo, NY’s first nanobrewery. They began providing fresh, high quality, local beer in April 2012. The founders of CBW all have roots in Buffalo and they want their brewery to be an integral part of their city and the neighborhood the brewery is located in. Their goal is to foster a sense of community and place, enriching their hometown through the production of damn good beer.
Goose Island Beer Company
In 1992 Goose Island started their barrel program with just six bourbon barrels from Jim Beam. They aged that beer in the crawl space under the Original Clybourn Brewpub. As their love for these innovative beers has grown, so has the number of barrels in which they age beer. Today, the Goose Island Barrel House is a state of the art facility on Chicago’s West Side dedicated to the pursuit of the finest barrel-aged beers in world.
Saranac Brewing Co.
The most frequent comment when other brewers visit their brewery revolves around “the best of the old and the new.” Some true relics, like their timeless copper kettles and decoction vessels in the brewhouse, add a real sense of history, but you can also find some of the country’s most cutting-edge technology in their brewery. When you combine all of their heritage and knowledge with the technology and capability of today innovative products are born.
Keegan Ales brewed its first batch of beers on August 1, 2003 and set out hand-selling beer to local bars and restaurants early September. The first kegs of Old Capital, Hurricane Kitty and Mother’s Milk went to competition at Hunter Mountain that month. Mother’s Milk took home a gold medal and Old Capital was honored with People’s Choice: Best of Show.
Woodchuck Hard Cider
In 2008, they began focusing on true innovation in cider making with the launch of a seasonal cider lineup. By 2010, a Private Reserve line was also launched and featured ciders that were the first of their kind in the world! In 2012, they joined forces with C&C Group of Ireland. The union of the two like-minded cider companies deepened a commitment to the category first forged in 1991.
At their Boston Brewery, they’re still trying new things every day; some good, and, well, some not-so good. They learn from the process, and never give up on the journey towards the next tasty beer. It’s their commitment to you that keeps them innovative, inspired, and striving to become better every single day.
Angry Orchard Rosé Cider is made with rare, red flesh apples from France. Each apple is crisp, juicy and red to the core, adding an irresistible rosy blush and apple-forward taste with a refreshing dry finish. You do not want to miss their Rosé Cider tasting!
Truly Spike & Sparkling
Say hello to the anytime, any season spiked sparkling water with a little kick. The perfect choice if you enjoy kicking butt in the gym, then kicking back with friends. Crack one open & #LiveTruly with them!
Kopparbergs Bryggeri was established in 1882 in Kopparberg, Sweden. 36 craft brewers joined forces to what today still remains as Kopparbergs Bryggeri. Generations of local families have worked for the brewery and their people will always be one of their keys to success. They are the pioneer of Sweet Cider and Fruit Cider.
Kings County Brewers Collective
They are a trio of experienced brewers who have joined forces to bring their shared vision of quality, variety and community to craft beer drinkers throughout New York City and beyond. They love working together, they love drinking together, and they’re super-duper excited to bring their fresh & flavorful beers to life here in Brooklyn.