Great Beer Expo

Join Us, as members of the Brigade will be sampling beer and cider as The Long Island Great Beer Expo returns to NYCB LIVE on Saturday, November 2, 2019. Fall’s best beer fest will also showcase more than 60 local, national, and international breweries offering more than 100 beers for sampling. We'll be attending both sessions, so stop on by and ask us about learning to Homebrew----November 2nd is also Learn to Homebrew Day. Grab a 'How to Brew' Poster and sign up for information on future ...
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Punktoberfest at Great South Bay Brewery!

The Brigade will be participating at Great South Bay Brewery's 2019 Punktöberfest on Saturday, October 19th! Combining Beers, Brats, and Punk Rock! Celebrating the best of fall beers and great music. Local breweries will be pouring their seasonal best, local punk bands, The Samurai Pizza Cats, Flak Jacket, Dookie!, Adam's Atoms and The Shipwrecks will be performing live, and local food trucks will be serving their take on Oktoberfest style eats! The Club will be sampling seasonal beer and c...
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October Club Meeting at Effin Beauty w/ Pilsner Urquell

Join us on Tuesday, October 15th from 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM, at Effin Beauty [2562 Sunrise Hwy, Bellmore, NY 11710] as we host our October Club Meeting! In addition to the delicious food and beer menu at Effin, we'll have a special guest speaker from the legendary Pilsner Urquell Brewery. (And perhaps a special surprise sampling of the Pils directly from Pilzn). We'll have a discussion on all that is Pilsner, from history to commercial examples to homebrew recipes and methods of lagering as o...
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8th Annual Pour the Core

HHCBC will once again be participating in Pour the Core, September 28th at Heckscher State Park in East Islip. A club favorite, this event features local cider houses, breweries and homebrewed cider, beer and mead. Fan favorites, like Stella's Apple Pie, may make an appearance. For event and ticket info, visit the vendor's site below: http://www.pourthecore.com/longisland/
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6th Annual Taps and Talons

HHCBC will once again be participating in one of the best events of the year...TAPS AND TALONS! Sweetbriar Nature Center in Smithtown is hosting their 6th annual Taps & Talons Craft Beer Tasting Event. The fundraiser is scheduled for Sunday September 22, 2019 from 2-6pm. Members of The Brigade will join up with Local craft breweries in sharing some sample brew. This amazing event features live music and wildlife demonstrations. Tickets can be purchased directly at Sweetbriar Nature Center; ...
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September Club Meeting at South Shore Craft Brewery

Join us on Tuesday, September 17th, from 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM, as we visit South Shore Craft Brewery [3505 Hampton Road, Oceanside, NY]. Club Legends, Nick & Hugh are hosting this special private event, showcasing their journey toward owning their own 7bbl brewery on the South Shore of Nassau County. The Brewery has been featured at craft beer festivals around Long Island with high quality brews for all to enjoy. This Farm Brewery is planning it's grand opening later this year but the doors ...
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AssLIHC Social at WA Meadwerks and 27A Brewing Co.!

Sunday, September 8th, starting at 2:00 PM. The Association of Long Island Homebrew Clubs (AssLIHC) are holding another social event for Tri-Club Members---those who have the membership add-on feature for full-benefits of The Handgrenades Homebrew & Craft Beer Club [HHCBC], Long Island Beer and Malt Enthusiasts [LIBME] and Brewer's East End Revival [B.E.E.R.]. Of course, everyone is welcome to come hang out, but ASSLIHC members will get certain advantages. Events like these are some of...
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Annual Club BBQ!

"The Chairman" and club Co-Founder, Ken Dalton is hosting all 2019 Charter Members for our annual Club BBQ! Classic BBQ, Family Friendly and some homebrew to share! Saturday, August 24th, Starting at 1:00 PM. Invitations and location has been sent our via club email and Facebook Discussion Group. If you're interested in becoming a charter member and participating in this event, connect with Claudia.hhcbc@gmail.com for membership details.
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August Club Meeting at Noble Savage Brewing Co.

Tuesday, August 20th from 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM Join us for our next open club meeting at Noble Savage Brewing Company, in Glen Cove, NY! Soon to serving their very own craft brews and botanical beers, Noble Savage features a great local tap-list for all to enjoy in a well-crafted new space! Seven Teams will be sampling their Tea-Infused Beer as part of the Iron Brewer Challenge. Can Team Murphy be unseated as the reigning Iron Brewers? Special Guests from SerendipiTea will be on hand to inf...
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Long Island Craft Classic

Saturday, August 10, 2019 - Two Sessions Available Click Here for Facebook Invite and Tickets Summer's best beer fest is back! Grab your friends, family, co-workers and join in on a day packed with fun at the 2019 Long Island Craft Classic. Attendees will enjoy samples of amazing beers—more than 100 in all—from the best local, national and international craft breweries. Beer not totally your thing? Attendees can also enjoy an expanded selection of wine and hard cider at the event. Ther...
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