Brookfield Place’s 5 Borough Challenge: Best Brews of NYC

14 breweries from across the Big Apple compete for accolades

One of NYC’s most dynamic public spaces, Brookfield Place New York’s Winter Garden, will embrace two dozen local breweries for the first-ever craft beer competition on site. All five boroughs are represented, including global heavy-hitters like Brooklyn Brewery and smaller (but equally-compelling) producers like Staten Island’s Killsboro Brewing Company. Known as the 5 Borough Challenge: Best Brews of NYC, the event is free to attend …

Camden Town Brewery’s Annual Beer, 2015

The British microbrewery releases its flavor of the year

Once again, British microbrewery Camden Town Brewery has distilled the flavor of the year gone by into an annual beer. “It’s the third year we’ve done this and the second year it’s been a barrel-aged beer,” brand manager Zoe Wulfsohn-Dunkley tells CH. “The beer tells a story, as it’s been aged for quite a large proportion of the year—we brewed it really early on.” The …

Upslope Brewing Company

Canned craft beer from the mountains of Colorado, brewed with snowmelt and Patagonian hops

Cracking open a cold one in the great outdoors shouldn’t mean lowering your standards. While many favorite brews are bottle-bound, the crew at Upslope Brewing Company of Boulder, Colorado knows good things can come in cans. CH tested three of Upslope’s libations for freshness, palate and body. Upslope takes inspiration from its surroundings when it comes to ingredients. As the bulk of the water used …