Heartland Brewery, Fort Greene
You may be familiar with one of the Heartland Brewery
's seven locations around Manhattan, but they brew their beer just across the bridge in Fort Greene. The brewery has a brew for every person's taste, from Lagers and Ales to IPA's and Stouts. This gem emphasizes sustainability and uses only local products and ingredients. The byproduct after the brewing is completed is sent off to local farms and ranches to feed livestock. According to Brew master Kelly Taylor, "it's really important to drink locally. Fresh beer is just better."
: Farmer Jon's Oatmeal Stout
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