New York State Allows Craft Beverages Makers to Sell Alcohol Right at Their Facilities

There’s a major change on the horizon for local Hudson Valley craft brewers. Governor Andrew Cuomo, along with other New York State lawmakers, are gearing up to allow craft beverage makers (brewers, cider makers, distillers and vintners) to sell alcohol right at their facilities, thanks to the new Craft New York Act. The law will … Read more

The Death Penalty: Does It Violate the Eighth Amendment?

A judge in California has declared the death penalty unconstitutional, referring to the system as “completely dysfunctional. U.S. District Court Judge Cormac J. Carney (Orange County) has said that the capital punishment system violates the Eighth Amendment (which prohibits cruel and unusual punishment) due to inconsistencies and delays. The judge also feels that the death … Read more

Get Sour’d This September

Who: Captain Lawrence and friends. What: Sour’d in September, featuring 20 breweries from around the country and over 50 sour ales. This is the East Coast’s first annual Sour Beer Festival. Where: Captain Lawrence Brewing Company, 444 Saw Mill River Road, Elmsford, NY, 10523. When: Saturday, September 13th, 2014. VIP Session from 1 to 2 … Read more