Long Island Craft Beer Week
May 13-23, 2011
The First-Ever Long Island Craft Beer Week Long Island Craft Beer Week (LICBW) is a collaborative venture created to raise awareness of the thriving local craft beer culture and promote patronage at local establishments.
Uniting local breweries, restaurants, retailers, bars, and business partners with beer enthusiasts, the first Long Island Craft Beer Week will be a 10-day island-wide celebration of beer, the making of beer, and the enjoyment of beer.
Long Island's first Craft Beer Week will be filled with entertaining and educational beer events�including special events like Breakfast with the Brewers, The Golden Tap Awards Gala, and a multi-location SimulCask. Meet the brewer nights, beer dinners, brewery tours, a beer trivia team competition, cooking with beer classes, beer tastings and more will be hosted by participating breweries, bars, and restaurant owners.
Whether it is our award-winning breweries, our amazing local bars and taverns, our outstanding restaurants, or our fast-growing local beer scene, the first Long Island Craft Beer Week will unite beer lovers from "The Island" and beyond.
Long Island Craft Beer Week will focus on our hometown breweries yet will also celebrate award-winning national craft breweries and promote locations where they can be enjoyed locally.
Long Island Craft Beer Week is a non-profit organization overseen by an executive board comprised of brewery owners, distributors, restaurateurs, retailers, event marketers. The executive board will oversee the distribution of net proceeds to both local and national charities.
Come out and celebrate the diversity of our local beer culture at one of the many events being held at great establishments all across Long Island.