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April 2017

Historian Pat Salmon discussion on Staten Island brewing history

April 12 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

As part of the HI324: History of Beer, Brewing, and Drinking in America and ACE lecture series Staten Island Historian, Pat Salmon, will speak about the history of brewing on Staten Island.

Discussion with Greg Doroski, local brewer

April 19 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

HI324: History of Beer, Brewing, and Drinking in America and ACE welcome local brewery owner,Greg Doroski, to Wagner to discuss the resurgence of small craft breweries over the past several decades.

Brooklyn and Staten Island were once home to major brewing operations, but suffered from de-industrialization in the 1960s and 1970s. Mr. Doroski will cover the financial, cultural, and historical incentives that inspired him to take on the risk of opening his independent brewery, Threes Brewing, in the Gowanus neighborhood of Brooklyn.

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