June Club Meeting at Press195 with New Belgium Brewing Company

Join Us on Tuesday, June 18th at Press 195 (22 N Park Ave, Rockville Centre, NY 11570 ) as we partake in a Tap Takeover and hangout with Josh Hernandez of New Belgium Brewing Co. Press 195 in RVC has been a great friend of club, offering an awesome selection of pressed sandwiches and craft beer. Adding our friend Josh from New Belgium is an added bonus and there may be a few surprises along the way. We'll recap the many happenings in and around the club, including the final NHC/AssLIHC Plann...
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Bay Fest 2019

Find members of the Brigade at Great South Bay's 2019 Bay Fest on Saturday, June 1st! We will be pouring five seasonal beers and three ciders for your enjoyment. Stop by to sample, meet the homebrewers and inquire about how you can start home-brewing or getting involved with the Club! " Bay Fest is a celebration of Long Island craft beer, the people who brew it and the community that surrounds it. Since we began making beers 7 years ago at Great South Bay Brewery, it's been a dream of our...
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May Club Meeting at Croxley Ale’s in Farmingdale

Join us for our next Club Meeting at Croxley's in Farmingdale. (190 Main Street, Farmingdale, NY). Our guest presenter for the evening will be Jose from Fermentis, discussing "Demystifying Active Dry Yeast'. Listen in as he explains what Dry Yeast is, how it is made, how you should use it, Do's and Don'ts, Direct Pitching vs Rehydration, etc. Bring your questions on keeping happy yeast! Meeting starts 7:30pm. Arrive early for seats and dinner. We'll have the backroom bar open just for us! ...
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HHCBC Beginner Mead Class

This will be a class where both WA Meadwerks and HHCBC Education Director Tom Weber will make some mead so you can see how it is done both on the commercial scale and homebrewer scale. We will explain how mead is made, talk about the process and and show you how to make a batch of mead with modern techniques avoiding years of trial and error. This class will be open to HHCBC Charter members and triclub members only. (paid club members only) Wed, May 29, 2019 - 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM EDT at WA ...
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“Whales, Ales & Salty Tales”

Craft Ale Fundraiser for Museum Education Programs! #WAST HHCBC will be participating in an awesome new event for 2019 . . . On June 8, 2019, Hosted by The Whaling Museum & Education Center of Cold Spring Harbor Celebrate World Oceans Day while you sample beers, ales, and ciders from local Long Island breweries. Tour the museum, enjoy live sea shanties with "Sampawam's Creek," take part in an hourly "whaleboat chat" or stop by a workshop for some "ale tales." All proceeds benef...
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April Club Meeting at Small Craft Brewing Co.

Join us in April as we return to Small Craft Brewing Company, in Amityville! Gregory and Gerard are once again opening the doors for the Club. We'll be looking to recap the NHC First Round of competition and partake in a group style comparison. The usual homebrew feedback table will be open, bring a bottle or few to share and discuss. Our meetings are open to anyone age 21+. Bring a friend! (Plan your travels accordingly, use our partner Lyft with code HHCBC or HHCBC1 for disco...
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March Club Meeting at The Smith’s Modern

Join us on Tuesday, March 19th for our next club meeting in East Rockaway. ( 451 Atlantic Avenue, East Rockaway, New York 11518 ) This month brings us to a new and exciting venue, The Smith's Modern. Owner and Host, Eamon McGowan is opening the doors for the club and offering an excellent food menu and a variety of craft beer. You're not going to want to miss this event! Meeting starts around 7:30 PM but the restaurant will be open for dinner at 6:00 PM. There will be a style discussion...
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Homebrew: Sour Style Class

Limited Space! We are hosting a sour style class on Sunday, March 3rd at BrewSA in Freeport, NY. The Club's Education Director, Tom Weber, will be discussing sour beers, styles, recipes and attributes of classic examples. **Priority Registration for HHCBC Charter Members** Tickets and Info will be posted on the Club Facebook Discussion Group. To Join HHCBC, email hhcbc.info@gmail.com or visit us at an upcoming meeting!
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February Club Meeting at The Black Sheep Ale House

Join Us on Tuesday, February 19th for our February Club Meeting at The Black Sheep! Our meetings are open to anyone interested in craft beer and/or homebrew; all are invited! We will be going over the many upcoming events, festivals, homebrew competitions and education classes planned for March and April while sharing in some delicious brews on tap at the legendary Black Sheep Ale House. Registration from the upcoming Sour Style Class will be open during the meeting. For anyone with homebrew ...
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January Club Meeting at WA Meadwerks

I feel the need, the need for MEAD! Let's ring in the new year and get warm in the winter with some sweet honey wine (or a nice semi-sweet melomel). W.A. Meadwerks, our local Meadery (26 West Hoffman Ave., Lindenhurst, New York 11757) will be hosting the Brigade on Tuesday, January 15th from 7:30-10pm.  Friends of the club, Roger Waner and Joe Abruzzo, Jr., will be graciously hosting the club at their delicious mead taproom (YES! MEAD ON TAP!). We may even have a quick style discussion fo...
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