Notes From the Tasting Room

Barley and the Chocolate Factory The beauty of the brewery tour, whether it’s Guinness in Dublin or Heineken in Amsterdam, or Captain Lawrence right here in Westchester, is that it’s a day at the brewery—plus an education. You walk out not only having sampled some of...

Heyyyyyy, Beer Here! The first organized baseball game is believed to have been played in Hoboken on June 1, 1846, so it stands to reason that the first beer enjoyed at a ballgame happened right around June 1, 1846 as well. Indeed, baseball and beer—bad hops and...

For this week’s column, we check in with the owner, and Captain, Scott Vaccaro. Captain Lawrence six packs will be in stores as soon as this Sunday, which means you won’t have to drag those giant growlers on board when you want a good beer...

What I do when I’m not writing about commuting… “Notes From the Tasting Room” checks out what people are drinking, and what they’re thinking, at the Captain Lawrence Brewery each week. Erin Went Bragh Perhaps you’re finally putting the last remnants of the St. Patrick’s Day hangover...

Happy, Ours It’s 5 o’clock somewhere, as the adage goes—shorthand for, let’s put this lame workday behind us and go get a drink somewhere. In fact, it’s 5 o’clock right here in central Westchester—all the more reason to move on to the next, and way more...

“Notes” checks out what people are drinking, and what they’re thinking, each week in the Captain Lawrence Brewing tasting room in Elmsford. Super Brews Day T.S. Eliot wrote that April is the cruelest month, but let’s be honest—most-miserable-month honors go to March. Football is over, and baseball...