Now in its sixth year, July Good Beer Month will have offerings from all five boroughs. Many of the Good Beer Seal bars are also participating in the Good Beer Passport (details here). And we hope you will avail yourself of beer writer Niko Krommydas’ Craft Beer NY Ap (available on iTunes or Google Play).
2014 events include:
July 3rd –
JULY 3RD CELEBRATION AT BARCADE (JERSEY CITY) – Join the Barcade gang across the Hudson for a great draught line-up in a pre-4th celebration.
July 4th –
CARTON BEER NIGHT AT SYCAMORE – The Brooklyn GBS bar will be featuring the beers of Augie Carton all weekend long.
July 5th –
BEER-B-Q AT SINGLECUT BEERSMITHS – Jimmy’s No. 43 pulls up its Summer Rig from 1-5 p.m. outside the Astoria brewery. Get your post Independence Day on with smoked meats, Mexican corn, and lots of yummy Singlecut.
July 8th –
BEER TRIVIA NIGHT AT GLORIETTA BALDY – Our friends at Beerded Ladies team up with the GBS team behind Bar Great Harry and Mission Dolores to host a beer trivia event featuring Allagash. More details here.
July 9th –
CRAFT BEER JAM – WNYC’s The Green Space once again plays host to live tastings of Craft Beer Jam. Join in for Conversation, Consumption and Live Music, as Beer Sessions Radio Host Jimmy Carbone discusses Beer In The ‘Burbs: The most popular breweries on Long Island and in the Hudson Valley will be on hand to talk about the brewing scene in the suburbs, share their secrets of getting started in the business. After party at Jimmy’s No. 43 starts at 10 p.m.
SIERRA NEVADA BEER CAMP NIGHT AT MUGS – Expect a grand tap takeover event with Sierra Nevada’s Beer Camp class of 2014.
July 10th –
OWL FARM MYSTIC BREWING LAUNCH – Yep! The Chelsea, MA, team is finally coming to NYC and they’re launching at a GBS bar.
SIERRA NEVADA BEER CAMP NIGHT AT TAP AND BARREL – If you’re spending July Good Beer Month on Long Island, this is your chance to check out the 12-beer line-up at the great GBS bar in Smithtown.
July 12th –
Coney Island On Tap – The featured beer festival of JGBM brings 100+ beers to Coney Island (Cyclones Stadium). Live music, stadium food, and VIP Packages all available. Tickets and additional info here.
MAINE BEER NIGHT AT SYCAMORE – The Brooklyn GBS bar will be featuring the Portland brewer with special food pop-ups on Saturday and Sunday.
July 13th –
MISSION DOLORES “BROOKLYN BOIL” – Crawfish Boil with Mission Dolores.
July 14th –
KEGS & KLUCKERS AT BROOKLYN BREWERY – Just Food’s annual July fundraiser returns. Tickets/details here.
July 15th –
WILD ALES NIGHT AT BAR GREAT HARRY – A wide selection of sours and wild ales will be featured. Details TBA.
SERIOUS SHELTON NIGHT AT JIMMY’S NO 43 – Beers from Shelton Brothers will be featured at a $20 Tuesday Tasting event at the East Village Good Beer Seal bar. More details here.
SIERRA NEVADA BEER CAMP NIGHT AT THE PONY BAR (HELL’S KITCHEN) – Another tap takeover for beer camp!
July 16th –
CRAFT BEER JAM – WNYC’s The Green Space once again plays host to live tastings of Craft Beer Jam. Join in for Conversation, Consumption and Live Music, as Beer Sessions Radio™ Host Jimmy Carbone welcomes Long Island hop grower John Condzella, Mark Buford of Blue Point Brewing, and Kelly Taylor, of Kelso Brewing and president of the NYC Brewers Guild, join us for a guided tasting and to explain how different varieties of hops affect the bitterness, flavor and aroma of beer. After party at Jimmy’s No. 43 starts at 10 p.m.
CHRISTMAS IN JULY AT BLIND TIGER – Look for more details here.
THIRD ANNUAL BEASTIE BOYS BASH AT IDLE HANDS – The annual beer tasting and Beastie Boys music night raises funds for the NYC Food Bank. Tickets here.
July 17th –
TWO ROADS NIGHT AT BARCADE (BROOKLYN) – A special line up from the Stratford, CT, brewery.
SHELTON BROTHERS NIGHT AT BROUWERIJ LANE – A special set of taps will be on at the Greenpoint growler and bottle shop.
OWL FARM PRESENTS HUNTER S. THOMPSON BIRTHDAY PARTY – Celebrate Hunter S. Thompson’s birthday with Flying Dog and Owl Farm.
July 19th –
GREEN FLASH PUB CRAWL AT FOURTH AVENUE PUB AND PACIFIC STANDARD – Green Flash brewers will be in the house to talk about their beers as part of a larger pub crawl. Beers to include: Black IPA, White IPA, Road Warrior and Hop Head Red IPA.
JIMMY’S NO 43 BBQ RIG AT GREAT SOUTH BAY – The venerable East Village GBS bar heads out to Long Island to pair BBQ with Great South Bay’s brews from noon to 5 p.m.
STONE BEER NIGHT AT SYCAMORE – Southern California meets Brooklyn as Stone Brewing is featured for the weekend.
July 20th –
BEER BLUES FUNDRAISER AT KILLMEYER’S – Killmeyer’s is helping raise funds to put a headstone on legendary blues artist Mamie Smith, currently buried in an unmarked grave on Staten Island. Come and drink or you can also donate here.
Xmas in July at Covenhoven – The Beerded Ladies are helping out at their favorite new bar hang-out for a Christmas and Winter Ale beer event.
July 22nd –
BROOKLYN V. QUEENS ON BEER SESSIONS RADIO™ – Edible Magazine represents two of our favorite craft beer boroughs in this special episode featuring our favorite brewers pouring their favorite beers on air.
July 23rd –
CRAFT BEER JAM – WNYC’s The Green Space once again plays host to live tastings of Craft Beer Jam. Join in for Conversation, Consumption and Live Music, as Beer Sessions Radio™ Host Jimmy Carbone talks about Paring Beer With Food. After party at Jimmy’s No. 43 starts at 10 p.m.
SIERRA NEVADA BEER CAMP AT BLIND TIGER – Look for more details here.
July 26th –
METAL MADNESS AT KILLMEYERS – The Staten Island beer garden hosts an evening of Heavy Metal tribute bands, featuring NO MORE TEARS, UNLEASH THE PRIEST, MAIDEN NEW YORK. Featuring 28 draught beers between the inside bar and the beer garden, plus a large assortment of bottled, canned, and seasonal selections, including Staten Island’s newest brewery, Flagship, with their American Pale Ale. Full music calendar is available here.
BACON & BEER CLASSIC AT CITI FIELD – Another great food + beer outing at the ballpark. Tickets and line-up here.
July 29th –
BEER FILM FEST AT ANTHOLOGY FILM ARCHIVES – A Beer Film Festival with short films and videos curated by the Happy Hour Guys and Beer Nation TV, with beer from 508 Gastrobrewery brewmaster Chris Cuzme. Tickets here.
Smuttynose Smuttlabs Event at Mission Dolores – Huge selection of smuttlabs beers including Hugs & Rainbows, Red Wine Barrel-Aged Winter, Barrel Aged Imperial Stout, Barrel aged Satchmo, and many more!
REMARKABLE LIQUIDS LAUNCH AT THE PONY BAR (HELL’S KITCHEN) – The Pony Bar Hell’s Kitchen will host the launch of Remarkable Liquids and their portfolio of American craft brands: Rushing Duck, Nine Pin Cider Works, Unity Vibrations, and Telegraph.
July 31st –
OWL FARM’S GONZO THURSDAY – They’ll be tapping an extremely rare keg to close out July Good Beer Month; happens only in months with five Thursdays!
EDIBLE GOOD BEER – The Annual JGBM Closing Party returns to 82 Mercer with the announcement of the 2014 Good Beer Seal awards!
Finally, two of our good beer friends are holding Kickstarter campaigns in July. Rockaway Brewing in Long Island City is attempting to fund a canning line here, and Yonkers Brewing is funding a tasting room here.