Category Archives: Beer

Cafe Baltazar, Queens

I was viewing soccer off the international list from the NYT and for the Sunday Croatia-Denmark game and walked from the Christopher St PATH station to 40-03 Broadway, Astoria and Cafe Baltazar where I was early enough to grab a … Continue reading

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The Cuban, Hoboken

There was live music Thursday at The Cuban in Hoboken so I stopped in and had my first Caiparinha cocktail, although Brazilian, and Cusqueña beer, although a bit malty and Peruvian. The Cuban sandwich on happy hour was fine, the … Continue reading

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Mikkeller Brewing NYC, Citifield

I had not been to Shea Stadium (Citifield) since the 1963-1964 World’s Fair and had no clear recollection of how we got there from my grandparents’ house in Clifton, NJ as I was landing from the 7 subway to visit … Continue reading

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Manhattan Dive Bar tour

Although I have started to fancy a few cocktails, as I do a lot if walking, I find a beer and a glass of water are more refreshing and have embarked on a dive bar tour to find accessible watering … Continue reading

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Stone Brewing via Pulse

The new Richmond GRTC Pulse High Frequency Bus Service started today and I rode from the Scott’s Addition to East Riverfront station, walked a couple blocks to Stone Brewing and celebrated with a Stone Hoppy Lager. The Stone super hoppy … Continue reading

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Best World Cup Viewing

Although I evolved watching soccer in British pubs in Minneapolis, their generally retro beer selection makes me glad I found BXL Zoute, a fabulous Belgian place for world cup soccer viewing, 50 W 22nd, Manhattan. Very brightly lit, serving Belgian … Continue reading

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Twisted Ales and Väsen, RVA

I took a short bike ride to check out new breweries in Richmond, VA and started in Manchester at Twisted Ales, where even the Saison and Weiss beers seemed hoppy. The bar was covered with nearly $200.00 worth of pennies … Continue reading

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