Slouch Sixpack and Magnus Skullsplitter wax ecstatic on the beers of New York City
  • Magnus performs his almost famous “name any street corner in New York and I will give you decent bar within walking distance” parlor trick
  • Slouch is grateful details from his bachelor party are lost forever
  • Magnus recounts his exploits at the Kentucky Derby and meeting the brewmaster from 3 Floyds Brewing (of Dark Lord fame)
  • Magnus espouses the virtues of The Pony Bar
  • We discuss two American heroes who quit their jobs in ’87 and opened Brooklyn Brewery in an old matzo ball factory
  • Magnus arrives in NYC as a wee lad to seek his fortune
  • Magnus is refused pizza for being a Mets’ fan; declares vendetta against all those who wear Yankee pinstripes
  • Slouch argues the half-life of an open growler is one night, and his far-reaching master plan to turn on the Alewife to well-hopped beer
  • Magnus introduces Aleheads to Heartland Brewery
  • Slouch is advised via SMS that the Alehounds have just lapped up a spilled pint of Brooklyn Pennant Ale downstairs
  • Magnus looks forward to NY Brewfest

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