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Mayor Decrees: July is NYC Good Beer Month!


Welcome Beer Friends!

If you are a Beer Friend who lives in New York City then congratulations!  Our beloved Mayor Michael Bloomberg has declared that the month of July in New York City is Good Beer Month.  The whole month!  The Beer Friends will be covering all the action that this month will hold: festivals, pub crawls, brewery events and the best places in the city to find the best selection of only the finest craft beers that this great nation (and city) have to offer.

Stay posted to for all the up-to-date information on Good Beer Month.

Here’s some to start you out with:

July 6 – Bar Great Harry, Brooklyn: This craft brew stronghold on Smith Street in Carroll Gardens will be pouring some good Bear Republic, featuring the Sour Patch.  Check er’ out and get some sweetness this Tuesday.

Rattle N Hum, Manhattan: The first event at Rattle N Hum for Good Beer Month is "Cool Shit Event" featuring Unibroue, Nogne, Jolly Pumpkin, Dieu Du Ciel, Samichlaus and Uthel.

July 7 – Standings, Manhattan: An East Village craft favorite will be serving up four, yes, that’s cuatro, Magic Hat brews.  There is free pizza involved as well.  Is there anything better?

July 11 – Meatopia BBQ NYC Event: BBq’ers from around the country will be coming to Governors Island for the sole reason of having you sample their best, slow cooked meats.  There will also be a fantastic craft brew selection there.

Check it out and buy tickets here:

July 13 - Rattle N Hum, Manhattan: The second event at Rattle N Hum will feature Pretty Things Beer.  So far; it's being advertised that they will bring Jack D'Or, Baby Tree, American Darling, and Saint Botolphs Town on both tap and cask.

All July Long – Swift, Manhattan and Waterfront Ale House, Brooklyn: Greenwich Village’s favorite Hibernian spot, Swift, will be pouring up Pretty Things Brewery and Ale Project brews all month long.  That is fantastic dedication.  Waterfront Ale House in of Brooklyn will be featuring New York State, a.k.a. EMPIRE state, breweries for the entire month.  That’s double dedication.

Keep Checking back here for more news, bar reviews, event live-blogs and general, all-around, fully encompassing Craft Brew Madness. We will continue to update posts with more Good Beer Month events.

Welcome Good Beer Month, we hope you stick around awhile.

Also check out the organizers of Good Beer Month here our friends The Good Beer Seal:

The Actual Written Decree from Mayor Bloomberg declaring July to be New York City Good Beer Month: