Author: John Friia


The Brews are Flowing Out of Brooklyn

Barrels of whiskey and bags of malt are stacked inside Van Brunt Stillhouse’s 5,500-square foot distilling room. Creating a narrow path to a cooper vat, the tight space is where the Red Hook brand makes their signature whiskey and rum.     Van Brunt Stillhouse produces 6,000 barrels of whiskey, rum, […]


Music and Beer with Chris Cuzme of Fifth Hammer Brewing Company

  Chris Cuzme is marrying his two passions in life. By day, he is the owner and head brewer at Fifth Hammer Brewing Company, but by night, he entertains beer drinkers with his saxophone.     After 10 years working in the beer industry for breweries and creating marketing campaigns, he’s […]