Events

Dozens of bars, bakers, brewers and distillers will be hosting Rye Week events throughout New York State.  Read features on the Rye Week in the New York Times and Gothamist.

New York Distilling Company events are located on the Rye Rumpus page.

(Subject to change – check with venue)

GREENMARKETS

GrowNY – will feature New York rye whiskey, rye bread, and rye grains at Union Square (Manhattan) and Cortelyou (Brooklyn) Greenmarket locations on Saturday and Sunday, October 21 & 22. 

 

BREWERIES

Threes Brewing (Brooklyn) will have rye whiskey and beer specials available (try the ‘Involuntary Exile’) all week at the tasting room.

Strong Rope Brewing (Brooklyn) will present a panel discussion on rye brewing Thursday, October 19th.  Jimmy Carbone, moderator; Jason Sahler hosting.  Contact brewery for more information.  Strong Rope will also feature its Rye Belgian Strong Ale (full-bodied, hints of banana and golden raisons)  and other rye beers at its tasting room all week.

Montauk Brewing (Montauk) will present its all-NY grain Rye IPA for Rye Week.   Available at the Shanty and other draft beer locations beginning October 17th.

Five Boroughs Brewing (Brooklyn) to produce a rye beer and feature it in their tasting room; will also host New York Homebrewers on October 20 for a rye event.

Wartega Brewing (Brooklyn) producing ‘Saunter’ a rye beer with birch sap, all NY ingredients (‘rich grain flavor and woody note’) featured at its tasting room throughout Rye Week.  

Brooklyn Brewery’s ghost beer Rugernaut, fermented from Agern-baked rye bread, to be featured at the Shanty all week long.

Fifth Hammer Brewing (Queens) will present “By The Brick” – Rye Amber Ale, barrel aged, 6% abv.  Brewed to celebrate the first ever New York Rye Week, this amber ale is 25% rye malt atop floor malted two row barley, hopped with Nugget and Chinook. It is spicy with light toastiness and notes of caramel. This version has been conditioned in a freshly used NY Distilling Rye Whiskey barrel for enhanced rye.  Available at the taproom all week long.

 

BARS

Cardiff Giant (Brooklyn) will feature New York Rye beers throughout Rye Week including (subject to change): LIC Trigger Rye, Transmitter NY1 Rye, Strong Rope Rye So Serious, Barrier Evil Giant.  Will also be featuring New York rye whiskies including (subject to change): Coppersea, NY Distilling’s Ragtime Rye, Van Brunt, Black Button, Taconic, Ironweed, & McKenzie’s.

Rye House NYC (Manhattan) Flights and individual tastings of New York rye whiskies available all week long.

Alewife (Queens) Rye beer specials all week long, including Montauk Rye IPA

Bar Robert (Brooklyn)  Rye beers (including Montauk Rye IPA) on draft; Rye whisky specials including Ragtime Rye, King’s County and Van Brunt Stillhouse.  All week long.

The Baroness (Queens) Rye beer specials all week long, including Montauk Rye IPA

BIA (Queens) Rye beer specials all week long, including Montauk Rye IPA

Brass Monkey (Manhattan) Rye beer specials all week long, including Montauk Rye IPA

Building on Bond (Brooklyn)  Rye beers (including Montauk Rye IPA) on draft; Rye whisky features including Ragtime, King’s County and Van Brunt Stillhouse, all week long.

Dog and Duck (Brooklyn) Rye beer specials all week long, including Montauk Rye IPA

Globe Tavern (Brooklyn)  Rye beer specials all week long, including Montauk Rye IPA

Handcraft Kitchen & Cocktails (Manhattan) Rye beer specials all week long, including Montauk Rye IPA

The Local (Queens) Rye beer specials all week long, including Montauk Rye IPA

The Lowery (Queens) Rye beer specials all week long, including Montauk Rye IPA

Putnams (Brooklyn) Rye beer specials all week long, including Montauk Rye IPA

Woodbines (Queens) Rye beer specials all week long, including Montauk Rye IPA

 

DISTILLERIES

King’s County Distillery Brooklyn) will introduce King’s County Distillery Straight Rye Whiskey (Empire Rye Whiskey Association Certified) at its tasting room on Sunday, October 22, 4:30PM.  Discounted cocktails and swag bag to first 50 customers; food and a DJ.

Van Brunt Stillhouse (Brooklyn) Rye Week Celebration Featuring Empire Rye, our all new Rye Moonshine, and an “All Rye All the Time” cocktail menu.  Monday October 16th at 7-9pm

New York Distilling Company (Brookln) Rye Whiskey specials all week long.  Rye beers from Brooklyn Brewery, Strong Rope, Montauk, Five Boroughs, and Wartega all week long.  See more on the Rye Rumpus page.

Stay tuned: more events will be added soon!

Rye Week In The Press