Brooklyn Brewery Beer, IPA, Brooklyn Defender
West Coast Style IPA. Year-round. Explosively juicy West Coast hops surge to the fore of this red IPA to protect you from blandness. Concocted in collaboration with New York Comic Con as the official beer of the convention. The Brooklyn Story: In the late 70s & early 80s, Steve Hindy was a war correspondent in the Middle East, where foreign diplomats in dry countries discreetly brewed their own beers. Inspired by their tasty beers, Steve later started homebrewing in Brooklyn with his neighbor, Tom Potter. In 1988, they quit their jobs to found the Brooklyn Brewery. Their goal was grand: return brewing to Brooklyn, once one of the brewing capitals of the world. Today, James Beard Award-winning Brewmaster Garrett Oliver & his team brew a vast portfolio of beers for every palate, from traditional styles to bold experiments. Brooklyn Brewery beers are found in more than half of the US & in 30 countries. In 2013, we opened our first sister brewery, Nya Carnegie, in Stockholm, Sweden. In 2015, we inaugurated a teaching brewhouse & beer curriculum at the famed Culinary Institute of America. We here at the Brooklyn Brewery are proud to be leaders in today's innovative & collaborative beer culture. Visit us in New York City: While in New York City, please plan to visit the Brooklyn Brewery and the Company Store. For news, info on beers, public hours, tours, & private events, visit BrooklynBrewery.com. (at)BrooklynBrewery. BrooklynBrewery.com. 6.7% ABV.