Interviews from Bay Fest during Long Island Craft Beer Week 2016

I got to talk to some great people from breweries around the Island when I attended Great South Bay Brewery’s Bay Fest, yesterday. Taking precious time away from the hordes of attendees, I managed to grab a couple of minute-long interviews with folks from three Long Island breweries. I want to thank Tim from The Brewers’ Collective, Kevin from Sand City, and Nate from Crooked Ladder once again for answering some questions and ignoring my amateur camera work.

Check out the videos at Drunk & Unemployed!

Craft Cares IPA

A can of 2016 Craft Cares IPA and a glass with the amber beer poured into it

Check it out: 7% ABV with a hop bill consisting of Citra, Amarillo, Cascade, and Equinox. We also went with larger 16oz cans this year! Holy moly, we can’t wait for you all to try it! Remember, all it takes is two cans of non-perishable canned food to receive a can of Craft Cares IPA. This is a very limited run so one per person, please! Find your local trader here:

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Download the Long Island Craft Beer App

We look forward to spending time together next week during 2016 Long Island Craft Beer Week, and we’re excited to announce the “Long Island Craft Beer Week” app! The app will allow you to:

  • Connect with our attendees
  • Browse speaker profiles and bookmark favorites
  • Set reminders for sessions you don’t want to miss
  • Get to know more about our Breweries
  • Take session notes for future reference

Download Instructions

  1. Open the web browser on your device and download the CrowdCompass Directory mobile app at: —or— you can also find the app in your respective store by typing in “CrowdCompass Directory” in the search field. This will work for Apple and Android devices.
  2. After you download the app, search for the event by typing in “Long Island Craft Beer Week” in the top search field and hit search/enter. Click on the event name to get access to the event content.
  3. Login to the event for more features and add yourself to attendee list. Tap on the “about” icon and look for the “sign up for an account” instructions under App Help section.

BlackBerry & Non-Smart Phone Devices

The web version of the app is accessible at:

Onsite Assistance

Long Island Craft Beer Week Champions—Here to Help! Email:

Craft Cares IPA 2016 redemption locations

Starting May 13, 2016, here are the locations where you can trade two cans of food for one can of Craft Cares IPA (one can per person, please—supplies are very limited!):