beer of the week

A Beer Made for the Holidays
Looking for a beer with a little holiday magic? We’ve got just the thing. There are plenty of great things about the holidays: quality time with family and friends, maybe vacation time, the cheer, spirit, and good will of man, and, most importantly an excuse to break into the beer. This week,…
Beer From a Local Award-Winning Brewery!
This week’s Beer of the Week at Half Time comes from a New York brewery that brought home some serious gold at this year’s Tap NY. Earlier this year, Brown’s Brewing Company‘s Cream Ale won the Best Beer in the Hudson Valley award at the annual Tap NY festival at Hunter M…
The Most Rock Beer of the Week Yet
This New York brewery names all of their beer after guitars and guitar gods. And they happen to make some of the most unique and delicious beer around. I’m incredibly excited about this week’s Beer of the Week at Half Time. In addition to being a great beer, it comes from a cool, uniqu…
A Perfect Beer for Thanksgiving
Trying to figure out which beer to pair with your Turkey feast? This week’s Beer of the Week goes great with that dinner. Thanksgiving is great for a number of reasons: family, friends, food, and most importantly beer. What’s better than hanging out and eating delicious food while find…
A Belgian Beer from the Hudson Valley?
It might sound surprising, but this Belgian-style pale ale brewed here in New York lives up to the high standard of its country. This week, we’re taking a trip to the south side of the Hudson Valley, specifically to Elmsford, NY. Captain Lawrence is a brewery that has carved out a wide, devot…
A Beer That Goes Back to the 13th Century
But don’t worry; it still tastes fresh. The interesting aspect of beer is the fact that it’s been around forever. I mean, basically as long as people have existed, they have found ways to make beer. And in Europe especially, beer is a massive part of tradition, with some of the ol…
You Want Pumpkins? We Got ‘Em
By popular demand, we bring you a pumpkin ale this week. One of the most popular ones out there, in fact. Shipyard is a legendary brewery, one of the biggest on the East Coast and the biggest in the brewery-heavy state of Maine. Despite their huge line of solid beers, the one I always seem to […
A Beer to Dream About
An incredibly popular northeastern brewery is featured this week. Magic Hat is a brewery that’s always coming up with unique and interesting beers, matched only by the completely one-of-a-kind approach they take to their packaging. I’m fairly certain the people who make the artistic de…
A Perfect Fall Beer
Look, I know many of us don’t want to acknowledge the end of summer, but it’s easier to accept with delicious brown ales like this week’s Beer of the Week. I love a great brown ale. I’m sure I’ve mentioned that once or twice before here on WRRV.com, but if not, II&#…
Backyard Beer of the Week!
You know how much I love featuring local beers as the Beer of the Week. It doesn’t get more local than this one. Plus, the brewer himself stopped by the show! Keegan Ales has to be seen as the foundation of modern craft brewing in the Hudson Valley. Tommy Keegan and his crew have been ma…

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