The liquid portion of the Brooklyn Defender was designed by Brewmaster and certified Sci-Fi geek Garrett Oliver, the logo by vintage DC Comics logo designer Milton Glaser, and the hero himself by Cliff Chiang. We’re thrilled to have Cliff design the Defender this year, we’ve been admiring his design work for years, and his Wonder Woman run has been on our pull list every week. Cliff has given us a darker more contemporary Brooklyn Defender, willing to brave any bar to defend against his gallery of rogues the “Foam Jobs”.
This would still be cool if that was as far as it went, but hold on to your capes and cowls true believers (Wow how’s that for an over the top mixed metaphor!) They’re premiering this American Black Ale with “dark malt visage and hopping finish” at a tasting at the brewery!
Unfortunately that event is full. Why would I bring you news of this delicious sounding beverage, one with a super hero theme, and not tell you where to get it?
Well I wouldn’t do that, look below to find the schedule for all the “pint nights” happening around the city in the next few weeks. The first is next Tuesday! Drop in and grab your limited edition Brooklyn Defender pint glass!
PINT NIGHTS – Take home a limited edition Brooklyn Defender pint glass when you order the beer (while supplies last). Raffling 4 3-day passes to New York Comic Con at each event.
9/24 – Barcade Brooklyn (388 Union Ave Brooklyn, NY 11211), 5pm
9/26 – Pony Bar UES (1444 1st Ave. at 75th St. New York, NY 10036), 7pm
10/1 – Pine Box Rock Shop (12 Grattan St Brooklyn, NY 11206), 8pm
10/3 – Flying Pig (70-28 Austin Street, Forest Hills NY, 11375), 7pm
10/7 – Owl Farm (297 9th St Brooklyn, NY 11215), 7pm
10/10 – Beer Culture (328 W 45th St New York, 10036), 7pm
COMIC CON SPECIALS, 10/11 – 12 – Local Bars, New York Comic-Con Specials
Pony Bar West (637 10th Ave New York, NY 10036) –Take home a limited edition Brooklyn Defender pint glass when you order the beer (while supplies last).
Beer Authority (300 W 40th St New York, NY 10018) – Happy Hour 11-7, $14.95. After 7:00, $19.95. Brooklyn Defender & burger with bacon, onion rings, pepper jack cheese and BBQ sauce. Purchase of the combo comes complete with a limited edition Brooklyn Defender commemorative pint glass, yours to keep (while supplies last).
NY Beer Company (321 W 44th St New York, NY 10036) – The New York Comic Con Combo
Chef’s special Chipotle Black Bean Burger & a 16oz Pint of Brooklyn Brewery’s limited release Brooklyn Defender for only $15. Purchase of the combo comes complete with a limited edition Brooklyn Defender commemorative pint glass, yours to keep (while supplies last).
Burger Description – Southwestern spiced black beans mixed with rich chipotles, Serrano peppers & a 4 cheese blend topped with roasted tomatoes, shaved red onions, baby arugula & pickled jalapeños. Finished with melted Colby jack cheese on our homemade bun.
I think I may have to ask a few of my stalwart contributors to join me in sampling one or more pints of this brew…