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New York City Craft Beer Events for the Week of November 18, 2012


Tuesday, November 20 - Sixpoint Pre-Thanksgiving Party @ Bar Great Harry, Brooklyn: Head on over to Brooklyn for a serious Pre-Thanksgiving Party thrown by Red Hook's Sixpoint and served up in Carroll Garden's Bar Great Harry.  They've been throwing this shindig for 25 years and you know what that means - special beer privilides.  Check out this list:

Mad Scientist #1: Goser The Gozerian

Mad Scientist #2: SeisPunto Especial
Incredibly Mild Ale
Bengali Tiger
And a  special firkin TBA.  Happy Thanksgiving.
Bar Great Harry is located at 280 Smith Street on the corner of Sackett St in the Carroll Gardens neighborhood of Brooklyn.
Tuesday, November 20 - New York Beer Night @ The Pony Bar Hell's Kitchen, Manhattan:
New York has become a state of blossoming breweries, both upstate, downstate and everywhere in between.  Head on over to the Pony Bar's Hell's Kitchen tonight to celebrate the Empire State in all its glory.  Breweries include:
Kelso Beer
Captain Lawrence
Southampton Publick House
Empire Brewing Company
Ithaca Beer
Keegan Ales
Empire State of mind.
The Pony Bar HK is located at 637 10th Avenue on the corner of 45th Street in the Hell's Kitchen neighborhood of Manhattan.
Tuesday, November 20 - $10 Tuesday Tastings: Alaska's Midnight Sun @ Jimmy's No. 43, Manhattan:
It's rare that us New Yorkers get a chance to sip on some brew that hails from the Arctic Circle, so this even is a must do.  Brewed in a strange land with months of sunlight followed by months of darkness Alaska's Midnight Sun is offering their selection for you to taste.  Get a chance to taste the brews from such a rare environment tonight at Jimmy's No. 43.  The best part - you get to taste em' all for $10.
Arctic Rhino (coffee porter)
Sockeye (Red IPA)
Panty Peeler (Belgian Triple w curacao and coriander)
Treat (chocolate pumpkin porter)
Melt Down (double IPA)
Happy Thanksgiving from the land of eternal sun.
Jimmy's No. 43 is located at Downstairs 43 East 7th Street between 2nd and 3rd Avenues in the East Village neighborhood of Manhattan.
Friday, November 23 - Black Friday @ The Gate, Brooklyn:
Does going to the mall to track down one piece of elusive material product for a slightly lower price while getting trampled by wall to wall hordes of buffalo resembling middle class white women sound appealing? Still undecided?  What if I told you they were throwing a Black Friday event  at the Gate in Brooklyn that was serving only black brews.  Decided now?  We thought so...
The List:
Great Lakes Blackout Stout 2009
Stone Sublimely Self-Righteous
River Horse Oatmeal Milk Stout 2010
Hoppin Frog Boris the Crusher 2008
Troeg's Dead Reckoning Porter
firestone Walker Wookey Jack
The Gate is located at 321 5th Avenue at 3rd Street in the Park Slope neighborhood of Brooklyn.