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The Beer Friends write, review, and discuss Craft Beer as fans instead of experts.  They share their unique voice and affinity for craft beer through multiple platforms and offer a range of media to join their craft beer conversation.

Torch & Crown Brewing Co.

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Torch & Crown Brewing Co.

Beer Friends

We are joined by John Dantzler, Founder and CEO of Torch and Crown Brewing Company, to discuss the newest brewery in New York City. John talks us through the long journey he and his partner Joe have taken to get to the point. From their start winning homebrew medals, to the numerus business plans, the search for New York City real estate, and how an opportunity in the Bronx changed their outlook; we go through the entire Torch and Crown story up to this point. John also gives us all the details on the brewery they are opening in Manhattan this summer, including what popular New York City restaurant will be providing their food options and how they will fit into the burgeoning New York craft beer scene. Be sure to follow Torch and Crown on facebook, instagram, and twitter for updates on their brewery. We also need to give special thanks to Clinton Hall for allowing us to use their 51st St. location to record this interview. With great beer and a good atmosphere, they provided a great ambiance for this episode! You can grab a pint and join our conversation on facebook, twitter, instagram, or email us.