Tag Archives: Brooklyn Brewery

Advent Beer Calendar 2013: Day 17: Brooklyn Winter Ale

Today’s Advent beer pick comes to us from New York and the venerable Brooklyn Brewery, established in 1988 and not only an award-winning craft brewer but also the first (I believe) to expand into Europe (Sweden to be exact, as announced at the beginning of this year). Their Winter Ale is a Scottish-style Ale at 6.1% abv that would be a perfect accompaniment to the season. When the days grow short and the beach recedes … Continue reading →

Brooklyn Brewery building a new brewery… in Sweden

Now this is a bit unexpected: Guess what? We’re building an 8,000 barrel brewery. In Stockholm, Sweden. Influenced by both American and Swedish brewing traditions, the brewery is a partnership between Brooklyn, D. Carnegie & Co. and Carlsberg Sweden. The brewery will be built in the landmarked Luma Factory buildings in Hammarby Sjöstad, a residential and commercial complex that fronts on Stockholm harbor. The waterfront brewery will have brewing capacity for 8,000 barrels and include … Continue reading →

Advent Beer Calendar 2011: Day 22: Brooklyn Winter Ale

Today’s beer pick comes from New York’s venerable Brooklyn Brewery: Brooklyn Winter Ale. I’ve been looking forward to including Brooklyn Brewery in the Advent Calendar since 2006, when I featured their Monster Ale barleywine; they are one of what I consider to be the “Old Guard” of American microbreweries and including their Winter Ale is especially fitting since Brewmaster Garrett Oliver’s The Oxford Companion to Beer also came out this year. Brooklyn Winter Ale is … Continue reading →