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Brooklyn Brewery Hosts NY Craft Beer Week Preview In Anticipation Of Sept. Event

(credit: NY Beer Week/Facebook)

(credit: NY Beer Week/Facebook)

By Selena Ricks-Good

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Brewers, beer fans and foodies are gearing up for the 4th Annual NY Craft Beer Week, coming to the city in mid-September.

In anticipation of the festivities, set to hit the city Sept. 16-25, the Brooklyn Brewery hosted a preview of the event. Representatives from the week’s featured breweries were on hand for tastings and a sneak peek of what Beer Week will bring to the Big Apple: A dizzying schedule of  beer pairing dinners, pub crawls, festivals and more.

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The week will also include the release of the official beer of the week, Geektoberfest. A special blend of six barrel-aged beers from Shmaltz Brewing Co., Captain Lawrence Brewing and Ithaca Beer Co., the beer will be available on draft at select Beer Week events and participating craft beer bars.

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New York City beer lovers can purchase ‘Beer Passports’ for $10 at nycbeerweek.com. New this year is the NY Craft Beer Week mobile app for the iPhone and Droid.

For more on NY Beer Week, check out our guide to the week’s festivities.

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Selena Ricks-Good writes about drinks and produces events as The Dizzy Fizz.