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Notes From the Tasting Room, Vol. 188

Day of the Dad On that rare day when it’s up to Dad to choose where the family spends a lazy Sunday, brewery visits seem to spike substantially. It’s Matt Detone of Tuckahoe’s first Father’s Day as a dad—daughter Penelope Love is but three months old—and...

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Notes From the Tasting Room, Vol. 187

Staycation? How About IPA-cation? As the jams along the highways attest, plenty of folks took the long weekend to get away to the beach. But many others sought out R&R closer to home, favoring pastimes such as sipping craft beers at the local brewery. No traffic,...

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Notes From the Tasting Room, Vol. 186

From Brewster to the Brewery For a Brew The weather is just good enough to get out and enjoy the day, so the folks on a Gotham Bicycle Tour excursion are doing just that. They hopped the train from Grand Central Terminal to Brewster, met their...

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Notes From the Tasting Room, Vol. 185

Get Him to the Greek There are perhaps a dozen reasons to visit Captain Lawrence on this spring-but-not-quite-spring Sunday, including the Clearwater Kolsch, the Effortless IPA and the Hop Commander. But for Larry Zittman of Yonkers, it’s the big blue souvlaki truck, appropriately painted with “Souvlaki...

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Notes From the Tasting Room, Vol. 184

Doing Their Brew Diligence As the birthday girl, Christine Ranford of New Rochelle had her pick of celebratory venue. She selected Captain Lawrence to gather a couple dozen of her closest pals, and is marking the memorable day—after all, it’s her 40th--with a cold cup of...

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Notes From the Tasting Room, Vol. 183

A Tour and a Pour Despite the outdoor-imbibing weekend weather of late, chilly, wintry-mix Sunday was a day for indoor pastimes, and one could do worse than to take in a tour of Captain Lawrence. Everyone on the 2 p.m. tour, ably led by Rob...

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Notes From the Tasting Room, Vol. 180

Bird Watching, Bird Sipping, and Other Fowl Play For many at Captain Lawrence, the brewery is a home away from home, the place to go when whiling away a lazy weekend day. Yet others are seeing it for the first time, such as Katie Grimes of...

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Notes From the Tasting Room, Vol. 179

A Beautiful Day For Bocce and Beer The calendar says February, but the temperature suggests April. With the sun blazing and the sky deep blue, Austin Brown and Emily Dayter of White Plains are opting for a beer and some bocce. A couple of rugby players,...

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Notes From the Tasting Room, Vol. 178

The Captain’s Log: Fruity, Fresh and Funky Brews Scott Vaccaro, Captain Lawrence founder, spent the past weekend up in Boston for the city’s famed Extreme Beer Festival, bringing some of the Captain’s more extreme brews—the Frost Monster imperial stout, the Rosso e Marrone sour—along to share...

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Notes From the Tasting Room, Vol. 177

Downwardly Mobile, Or, My First Taste of Brewery Yoga Captain Lawrence has been host to movie screenings, weddings, concerts and the occasional author reading. But perhaps its most peculiar event is the weekly yoga class. Called Namast’ay For the Beer, the Saturday morning class runs through...