Beer -- drinking it, brewing it and selling it -- has played a major role in the development of our fair city. Grab a pint and pull up a chair as this panel of beer experts explore NYC's rich brewing history, from the defining waves of European immigration through Prohibition and into today's slow food movement, painting a picture of a tenacious, deeply rooted and well satiated industry.
Ticket includes a generous sampling of draft beer and tasty snacks provided by Covenhoven, Brooklyn's newest bottle shop & tap room slated to officially open in March, 2014.
- Joshua M. Bernstein, author of "The Complete Beer Course: Bootcamp for Beer Geeks."
- David Naczycz, owner of Urban Oyster, a provider of NYC beer and brewing tours.
- Sam Richardson, owner of Other Half Brewing, a craft brewery in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn.
- Ben Wiley, co-owner of Brooklyn beer bars Bar Great Harry, Mission Dolores, The Owl Farm & Glorietta Baldy.
- Moderated by Meredith Heil, writer and founder of local beer blog, BeerdedLadies.com.