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A Nightcap with Cicerone Extraordinaire, Zach Mack

For this week’s nightcap interview we caught up with Zach Mack – entrepreneur, writer, Certified Cicerone, consultant, and beer educator based in New York City. He also happens to own Alphabet City Beer Co., a craft beer store and bar in New York’s East Village along with writing for Thrillist. Does your growler need a refill too? Grab it, and join us, as we sip and chat with Zach.

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NightOwlA Nightcap with Cicerone Extraordinaire, Zach Mack

Lawyer? Nah, I’d Rather Own a Brewery…

For this week’s nightcap we were lucky enough to spend quality time around some high ABV beers with Patrick Rue, the Founder, CEO, and Head Brewer at The Bruery. The Bruery is a boutique craft brewery in Orange County, CA, that produced over 90 different beers last year. Hop heads should get their snifters out as we pour into their story.

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NightOwlLawyer? Nah, I’d Rather Own a Brewery…

Booze and Dancing Go Together Like PB&J

Have you ever had one of those days where you can’t make up your mind between a pint, a cocktail, or the straight hard stuff, and where to find them? Fear not, because NightOwl Influencer, It’s Just The Booze Dancing has got you covered. They’re the collaborative team passionately covering the best of the best in craft beer, whiskey, cocktails, and more. Check out their “Great Bars” taglists covering the West and East Coasts for their favorite spots.

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NightOwlBooze and Dancing Go Together Like PB&J

This Cat Knows Her Beer

You’re craving a good brew. And in the age of the craft beer, there is no shortage of pints to be found. But it is a jungle out there– how to tell one saison from the next. What separates the great craft beer halls from the rest is an expert steward manning taps, able to guide you through the many options.

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NightOwlThis Cat Knows Her Beer

When Only 25 Beers on Tap Simply Will Not Do

You’re in Chicago and you need a beer. Happens to us all the time. Well today is your lucky day, because Chicago just happens to be one of the world’s great beer drinking towns, and you’re further in luck, because we know one of the world’s best beer drinking bars and it’s right there in Chicago! That’s right, it’s the Map Room. This week we’re hanging out with Laura and Jay from Map Room which opened back in ‘92 with a travelers’ theme, before they met brewer Greg Browne and members of the Chicago Beer Society. Through this relationship, Map Room has become one of the premiere stops for beer aficionados in Chicago. So grab a pint of your favorite suds while we sit down with Laura and Jay.

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NightOwlWhen Only 25 Beers on Tap Simply Will Not Do

Discovered by the Germans in 1904, they named it “San Diego”

As if being 75 degrees and sunny 800 days a year wasn’t enough, San Diegans also enjoy the best fish tacos this side of the ocean’s surface and a thriving drink culture. Whether it’s a cerveza to wash down said tacos, a cocktail by the beach, or three fingers of Glenlivet with a little bit of pepper and some cheese that you’re craving, Sara Norris has got you covered. She writes nightlife, travel, adventure, and food stories for numerous outlets. Join us as we share a nightcap with Sara Norris.

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NightOwlDiscovered by the Germans in 1904, they named it “San Diego”

Five Fabulous Places for a Pint

If you’re in San Diego, you probably just got back from a bike ride and hammered a couple of fish tacos, and now you need a beer. Heck, we’re NOT in San Diego and we need one! Check out NightOwl influencer Sara Norris’s list of favorite San Diego pubs to kick back and enjoy a pint. If being around happy, tan people in the best weather you’ve ever seen isn’t your thing, take a look at NightOwl’s trending pubs across the country. Two pints of lager and a bag of crisps please!

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NightOwlFive Fabulous Places for a Pint

A Nightcap with Blogger Cat Wolinski

For this week’s Nightcap exclusive, we’re in NYC with Cat Wolinski, Brooklyn beer blogger (BeerAffair) and freelance journalist. She professionally writes (and drinks) for publications like Brokelyn, Ale Street News, Men’s Journal, Civil Eats and others. She also brews her own beer and lovingly believes there is a “hoppy” beer out there for everyone!

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Terry DagrosaA Nightcap with Blogger Cat Wolinski

NightOwl: Our Top Trending Beer Gardens

Welcome to our weekly trending list of the places currently seeing the most activity on NightOwl in Austin, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, NYC, Philadelphia, Portland, San Diego, Seattle, San Francisco/Bay Area & Washington D.C.

This week’s list? Slake your thirst by visiting any of the top 10 trending Beer Gardens in your city. Now you can step into a place knowing your squad will be impressed. #BeerMe

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Click here to see all of the Trending Beer Gardens in your city.

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Terry DagrosaNightOwl: Our Top Trending Beer Gardens

A Nightcap with Patrick Donagher

This week’s Nightcap Interview features Patrick Donagher, a 4th generation bar veteran and owner of Alewife, Fool’s Gold, The Jeffrey, Alewife Brewery & Zymurgy – all in NYC. His bars have won many awards for excellence in service & are nationally recognized. Pull up a seat at the bar, and see what the owner of some of the best beer spots in the city has to share.

NightOwl: How did you get your start in the bar business?

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NightOwlA Nightcap with Patrick Donagher