Photo: Curt Potter

Photo: Curt Potter

We raised $29,000 for Barrier Brewing Company and $29,000 for Long Island Cares, Inc.
That’s $58,000.
We helped rebuild Long Island…with beer.
Thank you.
Photo: Niko Krommydas

We raised $29,000 for Barrier Brewing Company and $29,000 for Long Island Cares, Inc.

That’s $58,000.

We helped rebuild Long Island…with beer.

Thank you.

Photo: Niko Krommydas

Friday.A big announcement on the release of Surge Protector IPA on January 22.Who’s ready to drink some Long Island pride?Photo: Niko Krommydas

Friday.

A big announcement on the release of Surge Protector IPA on January 22.

Who’s ready to drink some Long Island pride?

Photo: Niko Krommydas

Label for Surge Protector IPA."Sandy Relief Beer is a collaborative relief effort by eight local breweries after Hurricane Sandy devastated Long Island and destroyed Barrier Brewing Company in Oceanside.The participants gathered at Blue Point Brewing Company on December 4, 2012 and brewed Surge Protector IPA to raise proceeds for victims of Hurricane Sandy and the recovering brewery.Each brewery donated an ingredient for Surge Protector IPA, exhibiting the solidarity of Long Island’s beer community.Thanks for helping us rebuild Long Island…with beer.”

Label for Surge Protector IPA.

"Sandy Relief Beer is a collaborative relief effort by eight local breweries after Hurricane Sandy devastated Long Island and destroyed Barrier Brewing Company in Oceanside.

The participants gathered at Blue Point Brewing Company on December 4, 2012 and brewed Surge Protector IPA to raise proceeds for victims of Hurricane Sandy and the recovering brewery.

Each brewery donated an ingredient for Surge Protector IPA, exhibiting the solidarity of Long Island’s beer community.

Thanks for helping us rebuild Long Island…with beer.”

The official shirt! We’ll release availability and pricing next week.

The official shirt! We’ll release availability and pricing next week.

Paul Dlugokencky of @blindbatbrewer - contributor to the Sandy Relief Beer. Photo by @furmanfoto

Paul Dlugokencky of @blindbatbrewer - contributor to the Sandy Relief Beer. Photo by @furmanfoto

Barry McLaughlin (L) and Scott Pflug (R) of Clare Rose Inc. with Long Ireland Beer Company’s Greg Martin (C).
Clare Rose Inc. will distribute Surge Protector IPA.
Photo: Niko Krommydas

Barry McLaughlin (L) and Scott Pflug (R) of Clare Rose Inc. with Long Ireland Beer Company’s Greg Martin (C).

Clare Rose Inc. will distribute Surge Protector IPA.

Photo: Niko Krommydas

Rick Sobotka, Brewmaster/Founder of @greatsouthbay - contributor to Sandy Relief Beer. Photo by Matt Furman 

Rick Sobotka, Brewmaster/Founder of @greatsouthbay - contributor to Sandy Relief Beer. Photo by Matt Furman 

A placard was signed by all participants of Sandy Relief Beer. The sign is currently attached to the fermentor containing Surge Protector IPA.
Photo: Niko Krommydas

A placard was signed by all participants of Sandy Relief Beer. The sign is currently attached to the fermentor containing Surge Protector IPA.

Photo: Niko Krommydas

A few stills from the initial meeting at Blue Point Brewery to discuss Sandy Relief Beer project.

Photos: Matt Furman and Niko Krommydas