Get ready for the Brooklyn vs Queens battle on Beer Sessions Radio! Jimmy is joined by a great crew of guests to discuss the rise of craft beer in the outer boroughs of New York City. Hear from Sam Richardson of Other Half, Rich Castanga of Bridge and Tunnel, Rachel Wharton of Edible Brooklyn, Alia Akkam of Edible Queens, Jon Lundbom of B United and Matthias Richter of Bayrischer Bahnof. Learn more about the new breweries popping up and some of the brewing trends happening in NYC right now. This program was brought to you by GreatBrewers.com.
“For Queens it’s been exciting because the number 1 reason people come out has been ethnic food and now people are broadening their reasons and a lot of that has to do with beer.” [03:00]
–Alia Akkam on Beer Sessions Radio
“I hope and expect that there are more breweries in Staten Island and the Bronx that pop up in the next few years.” [17:00]
–Rachel Wharton on Beer Sessions Radio