Sip on a Cold One at These Upcoming Beer Events

Written by Chelsea Triola  |  13. June 2015

Summer is right around the corner and what better way to celebrate the warm weather than with a nice cold beverage? Beer is the drink of choice for many, whether you’re out at a BBQ or at a local pub with friends, it’s a great thirst quencher! 
There are plenty types of beers to fit your style, from ales and lagers to stouts and more flavorful kinds for those that seek a specific taste. Whichever kind you like the most, it’s still fun to switch things up every once and a while and try something different. Take the opportunity to do so at one of Long Island’s upcoming beer events that include tastings, tours, dinners, festivals and more!
Blue Point Brewing Company's Toasted Tour - Tap Takeover at Bamboo Bar & Grill
153 Woodcleft Avenue, Freeport, NY 11520
Thursday, June 18th 6:00 - 9:00 PM
Free event
Enjoy this tap takeover which will feature an introduction to new innovative brewers, beers and cask ale. 
Seafood & Suds Pairing at Bracco's Clam & Oyster Bar
319 Woodcleft Avenue, Freeport, NY 11520
Friday, June 19th 7:00 - 10:00 PM
Free event
Don’t miss out on this dockside clam bake which will feature a delicious oyster bar and Blue Point beer pairings!
Blue Point Brewing Company's Toasted Tour - Boatyard Bash & Buoy Cruise at Vue
23 Woodcleft Avenue, Freeport, NY 11520
Saturday, June 20th 2:00 - 7:00 PM
Free event
Boatyard bash will take place from 2-7 PM and will feature an afternoon of games, prizes, live music, chef demos and more! The buoy cruise will be held from 3-5 PM ($10) and will feature a cruise of the city, challenges, scavenger hunts, Blue Point beer sampling and more!
Beerfields 2015 at The Pennysaver Amphitheater
1 Ski Run Lane, Farmingville, NY 11738
Saturday, June 27th at 4:00 PM
Pricing varies
Taste beers from over 100 different breweries with over 250 beers! Listen to live music from three different stages and enjoy a performance by Collie Buddz! Doors open at 4 PM (VIP 3 PM).
Warsteiner Beer Dinner at Prost Restaurant
652 Franklin Avenue, Garden City, NY 11530
Pricing varies
Enjoy some delicious food and even better beer at this Warsteiner Beer Dinner! Reservations are required.
Two Roads Brewing Co. Tasting at St. James Beverage
530 NY-25A, St. James, NY 11780
Friday, June 19th 5:00 - 7:00 PM
Free event
Enjoy beer tastings from Two Roads Brewing Company from 5-7 PM.
The Ed Hahne Memorial Beer Brunch at Bobbique
70 W. Main Street, Patchogue, NY 11772
Saturday, June 20th 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
$10 donation
Brunch will feature a brunch buffet and cash bar. Proceeds will benefit Stony Brook University Ed Hahne Scholarship Fun & Recycle a Bicycle Foundation.
Long Ireland Brewing Company Tasting at Big Z Beverages
1675 E. Jericho Turnpike, Huntington, NY 11743
Saturday, June 27th 3:00 - 6:00 PM
Free event
Try out some different types of beer from the Long Ireland Brewing Company!
Shipyard Melonhead Pint Night at Jetty Bar & Grill
832 West Beech Street, Long Beach, NY 11561
Tuesday, June 30th 8:00 - 10:00 PM
Pricing varies
Enjoy a night out while indulging in some free beer samples!
Beerstronomic Dinner at Roots Bistro Gourmand
399 Montauk Highway, West Islip, NY 11795
Tuesday, July 7th 7:00 - 9:00 PM
$65 per person
Menu will include Smoked Fluke Tartar, Black Ravioli, Poached Egg, Mini Lamb Merguez Burger & Vanilla Pana Cotta. Reservations are required.
River Craft Beverage Festival on the East End Arts Lawn
133 East Main Street, Riverhead, NY 11901
631-208-9200 x246
Saturday, July 18th 12:30 - 3:30 PM
$45 per person
Event will showcase craft beer, wine & hard cider from 30+ NY craft beverage makers. Attendees will sample craft beverages outside along the Peconic River with live music, games & activities, delicious food available for purchase, and great vendors. 21 and over only. 
Nearby in New York City:
The New York Beer and Brewery Tour at Birreria
200 5th Ave. 14th floor, New York, NY 10010
Every Saturday & Sunday through November 29th 11:45 AM - 4:30 PM
Enjoy this five-hour tour which will take you to a ton of “beer-centric” locations including La Birreria, Brooklyn Brewery, "Old Brewer's Row,” Spuyten Duyvil and Bohemian Hall!
Will you be attending any of these beer events? If so, share with us by commenting below!
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