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Better Know A Beer City, Part 1 - NYC!

Better Know A Beer City, Part 1 - NYC!

Welcome to Part 1 of our new series, Better Know A Beer City! It's only fitting that we begin with New Amsterdam, The Modern Gomorrah, Gotham, The Big Apple...New York City! I say that for a few reasons: I was born there, I lived there post-college, Robby and I have spent many, many weekends enjoying the beer scene, and, finally, I am currently gracing the City with my presence.

The craft beer scene was still in its infancy when I moved to New York City in July of 2007. There were definitely well-known craft beer bars that had been around for a significant amount of time, but most of the Irish pubs, dive bars, and restaurants hadn't yet embraced the movement. Two of the most famous of NYC's craft beer vanguard are...