“Farmers are growing hops for our local breweries, wineries are experimenting with new styles, and I want to showcase all of that. If it’s rare and exclusive, we’re going to carry it.”
Recent Posts by Niko Krommydas
NOFO Crunch, a crisp, local-crafted granola created by Deana and Dan Reyburn, contains seven ingredients: organic rolled oats, almonds, walnuts, vegetable oil, wildflower honey and freeze-dried fruit. There exists an eighth component within the organic amalgam, however, an indiscernible element present in every package and Mason jar, also serving as the raison d’être of its [...]
From the East Village to the East End
After graduation, the trio worked as lifeguards and installed solar panels, but post-school discussions often involved only one topic: beer.
Once Montauk Woodwork, 62 South Erie Avenue is now Montauk Brewing Company, a local beer spot created by Vaughan Cutillo, Eric Moss and Joseph Sullivan. “My dad had no idea he was building a brewery when he started his woodworking business,” says Cutillo, a Montauk native. “With a big showroom in the front, it was a perfect fit. Property can be expensive too, so we really lucked out.”
The Long Island Pine Barrens, an undeveloped expanse of pitch pine, oak and wetland communities within Suffolk County, spans approximately 100,000 acres, encompasses three towns (Brookhaven, Riverhead and Southampton) and the Peconic River, and contains a diverse habitat of plant, fish and wildlife species indigenous to Long Island. It is also the geographic intermediate of, [...]
The matrimony of beer and coffee within Main Street Coffee Porter—a silk, garnet-hued porter brewed by BrickHouse Brewery & Restaurant using house-roasted Maui Yellow Caturra beans from Roast Coffee & Tea Company—not only displays the successful convergence of two potable liquids, but of community businesses as well. “We both share a micro approach to business [...]