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It Doesn’t Get Any Fresher or More Local: Rocky Point Artisan Brewers Releases Hefeweizen

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Saturday morning, I logged onto Facebook and was greeted with some exciting news — Rocky Point Artisan Brewers, with license now in hand, had released its first beer, a hefeweizen, at my local beer shop. As you can see from co-owner Mike Voigt’s post, the beer moved quickly from brew day to on tap at Thrifty Beverage in Rocky Point.  It doesn’t get any fresher — or more local.  RPAB’s brewery is just a couple miles from Thrifty and from DEKS American Restaurant, where the beer is also available. “Local” has long mattered to the RPAB team. Voigt helped organized…

Rocky Point Artisan Brewers Gets Microbrewery License

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Editor’s Note: The story was written by our friend Alan Wax and published on his blog Corks, Caps and Taps. No. 1260239.  This number means everything to Mike Voight and Donavan Hall, principals of Long Island’s Rocky Point Artisan Brewers.  It’s the serial number on their just-granted New York State microbrewery license. The brewery submitted its application on Jan. 3 and five months and 20 days later, it became a realty on June 20. The project has been in the works for three years. “It just took so long,” Hall told Corks, Caps and Taps. “They kept giving us so many…