Alewife Brewing Company founders Keir Hamilton & Patrick Donagher are proud to begin introducing the NYC craft beer community to their own brand of impeccable liquids. Kier and Patrick share a vision to produce the finest, top notch brews and both possess a crazy passion for detail and quality. The new partners, each longtime contributors to the beer industry in NYC now unite as one to present mother ALEWIFE!
Alewife’s first beers are currently being produced by Kier – ‘gypsy brewing’ style with our friends John and Joe at Torch and Crown Brewing Company in the Bronx. We’re happy to announce that construction has now begun on “The Scullery at Alewife” (test kitchen) and a taproom to be installed at our original location on 51st Avenue in Long Island City. Patrick and Kier have also hatched plans to open a production facility in Sunnyside, Queens sometime later in 2018.
Finally, we’re very excited to unleash the ‘BEERBEAST’ Patrick Fondiller on ya’ll!! An OG fixture on the NYC craft beer scene and beyond, he brings vast sales and hospitality experience to our team. If you want the Yeti to visit your location ASAP, hit us up!