Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Port Jeff Brewing

[link to podcast page]
WFMU's Beer Hear! Port Jeff Brewing Podcast

Mike Philbrick, the owner of Port Jeff Brewing of Port Jefferson, NY was the guest of the Malted Barley Appreciation Society on April 10, 2013 at Mugs Alehouse in Williamsburg. He started brewing in college as a homebrewer which eventually lead him to found the 7-barrel Long Island brewery in Sept. of 2011.
Mike of Port Jeff (Photo by Warren Becker)
 Among the many topics covered by Mike was his extensive barrel aging program which he began on day-one of the brewery. He also spoke about his unfiltered bottle conditioned Porter and Pale Ale, the benefits of being self-distributed, and gave some insight into the frustrating red tape involved with starting a small brewery.

The tasting room at Port Jeff.
Hear an edited version of his presentation on this installment of the Beer Hear podcast!

(photo WB)

The entrance to the brew house.

Club prez Felice with Mike. (photo WB)

Clearly happy to have a Salty Dog t-shirt! (photo WB)

(photo WB)

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