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Notes From the Tasting Room, Vol. 120

The Captain’s Log

54Scott Vaccaro headshotThe Captain is ready for his television debut—the crew from Beer Geeks was in Elmsford at the end of August, filming scenes at Captain Lawrence, speaking with owner Scott Vaccaro and watching as Scott brewed up a batch of the peach-flavored Flaming Fury sour ale. Michael Ferguson is the Beer Geeks host; if you can’t find the craft beer program in your 500-channel universe, it will appear at a date to be announced at

“It was …

Notes From the Tasting Room, Vol. 119

The Bewitching Power of Sour

They came from near and far—some venturing across many states to taste something sour, something tart, something they relish more than just about anything in the craft beer universe. Sour’d in September brought 20 breweries—Nantucket’s Cisco, San Diego’s Ballast Point, Pennsylvania’s Weyerbacher–to Captain Lawrence to showcase the best of their sour ales; all everyone needed was some decent weather, and the day would be a dandy.

And then the rain came.

“We paid for good …

Notes From the Tasting Room, Vol. 118

When we think of football, we think of frozen tundras and puffy, frigid vapors spilling from the quarterback’s mouth. If not that, at least some nippy autumnal temps to go with our pigskin, wings and, of course, beer.

So it’s a little tough to get into the spirit when it’s 90 degrees out, the humidity around 110% and climbing fast.

Kevin Duignan of Bronxville and Jim Lillis of Mount Vernon caught their sons’ high school games—Xavier and Fordham Prep—earlier on …

Sour’d in September


You’ve got questions, we’ve got answers!

When are tickets available?

Tickets are available online ONLY, starting at 9am on Tuesday July 15th and ending Monday September 1st 12am. Purchase Tickets at:

How much are tickets?

There are two options for tickets: V.I.P $85/person  &   General Admission $65/person.
V.I.P Tickets include: Entrance into the event one hour early than GA (1pm-5pm) which allows you access to all the sour ales to sample, a chance to bump shoulders with …