What are the best IPA’s in New York? Find out on a brand new episode of Beer Sessions Radio! Jimmy Carbone is joined by Mike Conklin, Brooklyn Magazine editor in chief of Brooklyn Magazine, Jeff O’Neil of Peekskill Brewery, Mike Philbrick of Port Jeff Brewery and Os Cruz & Gene Reda II of TalkBeer.Com. Find out how different online sites rate beers, how Brooklyn Magazine judged the IPA’s in their feature and most importantly — the results! Get an inside look at the New York craft beer scene and the beautiful IPA’s being produced in this region. How do ratings affect a beer’s success in the marketplace? What are some successful tasting techniques? Find out on Beer Sessions Radio!. This program was brought to you by GreatBrewers.com.




Photo: Brooklyn Magazine

“A lot of people rush through beer tastings. They want to tick off beers like achievements in a video game. Once you’ve done that a few thousand times you forget what’s important about beer – which is sitting down and enjoying it over time.” [20:00]


Gene Reda II on Beer Sessions Radio


“As far as ratings go, I try to keep my staff away from rating sites.” [25:00]


–Mike Philbrick on Beer Sessions Radio