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Edible Long Island (November 23, 2016)
Behind the Beer: Sweet Potato Saison, Blind Bat Brewery

Beertastic Voyage Episode 8 (November 10, 2016)
Kevin, Mark, and Justin sample and rate Blind Bat Brewery’s Purgatory Porter, Honey & Basil Ale, and Hickory & Maple Smoked Brown Ale

The Business of Craft Beer Podcast (The University of Vermont, September 27, 2016)
Conversation with Paul Leone, Executive Director of the New York State Brewers Association, and Paul Dlugokencky of Blind Bat Brewery

Newsday (September 17, 2016)
Conservation Groups Offer Tastes of Beer and Nature for a Good Cause

Brew to Share podcast #021 (January 30, 2016)
I get to sit down with Jimmy Carbone (Jimmy’s No. 43) and the host, Robert Sherrill-Moss.

Drink Micro (December 9, 2015)
Blind Bat Brews Win in Originality

Next Stop Magazine (November 11, 2015
Hold the Gourd: Fall Beers Without Pumpkin

am New York (September 29, 2015)
Fall beers 2015: Craft brews from Shipyard Brewing, Captain Lawrence and others

Long Island Pulse (September 25, 2015)
Local Artists Style Local Beers

Newsday (August 27, 2015)
Craft beer 'incubator' planned for Copiague site

Drunk & Unemployed (August 21, 2015)
Can-Tastic! Long Island Breweries Look to Aluminum

Edible Long Island (July 31, 2015)
Beer at the Farmers Market

Dans Papers (July 8, 2015)
Talking with Chef Matt Birnstill of The Quogue Club
(food pairing mention!)

Long Island Pulse (May 19, 2015)
First Look: New Blind Bat Beers

Paste Magazine (April 7, 2015)
Nano Breweries: The Art (and Economics) of Brewing at Tiny Scales

The Smithtown News (February 5, 2015)
True Brew: Blind Bat Brewery Set to Open in Smithtown on Summer Solstice

The Beer Amigos (November 3, 2014)
Podcast, Episode 21

Newsday (October 21, 2014)
Long Island Beer: A Dozen Recommended Beers

Craft Beer Jam: Beer in the ‘Burbs (July 9, 2014)
(Video Webcast)
Hosted by Jimmy Carbone (Jimmy’s No. 43)
Guests: Tommy Keegan (Keegan Ales), Paul Dlugokencky (Blind Bat Brewery),
Justin Taylor (Sloop Brewery), and Anne Becerra.

Newsday (June 17, 2014)
Lease falls through on planned Northport brewery

Times of Northport (June 17, 2014)
Blind Bat Brewery will not move to Northport space after all

Newsday (June 4, 2014)
Craft brewers: It's hard to find homes for small hops businesses

Newsday (April 24, 2014)
Blind Bat Brewery moving to Northport

Masters of None (April 5, 2014)
Podcast: Live at the Blue Point Cask Ale Fest

Times of Northport (April 2, 2014)
Northport Village ZBA brewery ruling could come this month
Blind Bat Brewery awaits decision

Times of Northport (March 20, 2014)
Blind Bat Brewery seeks to relocate and expand in Northport Village

Corks, Caps & Taps (March 17, 2014)
Hell Gate Golden Ale at NYC’s Brewers’ Choice

Red Zone March 2014 (February 25, 2014)
Blind Bat’s Hell Gate Golden Ale for GrowNYC’s Greenmarket Regional Grains Project

New Brew Thursday (August 22, 2013)
Video review of Vlad the Inhaler and Long Island Potato Stout

Brews N Grooves (July 19, 2013)
On the air at WEHM on The Morning Show with Anthony (83 mb mp3 file),
with Dave Schultzer (Bellport Cold Beer and Soda), Steve Pominski (Barrage Brewing), and Patrick Gaeta (North Fork Bacon)

The New York Times (July 17, 2013)
Breweries Not Too Big for Their Barrels (very brief mention of Blind Bat)

Draft Magazine (July/August 2013)
10 Smoky Summer Beers (including Vlad the Inhaler)

Fuhmentaboudit! (June 17, 2013)
Episode 30: Farm-to-Table Brewing

First We Feast (June 12, 2013)
Your Ultimate Guide to Long Island Beer

Corks, Caps & Taps (May 17, 2013)
Long Island Golden Tap Awards: Blind Bat’s Long Island Potato Stout awarded Beer of the Year

Dusk and Rubies (April 14, 2013)
Dusk and Rubies tastes some Blind Bat Sweet Potato Saison at the Blue Point Cask Ales Festival

Super Neat Beer Adventure, Yes! (April 5, 2013)
Blind Bat Brewery and Ridgewood Pork Store Kielbasa Collaboration

Beer Loves Company (March 31, 2013)
Long Island Potato Stout - Blind Bat Brewery

Bon Appetit (March 21, 2013)
Small is Beautiful: Our 10 Favorite U.S. Nanobreweries

Food Republic (March 4, 2013)
Our 10 Favorite Beers From NYC Craft Beer Week
(Spoiler Alert: Vlad the Inhaler is on the list)

Marketplace (December 12, 2012)
Nanobrewing: Craft beer's hot start-up trend

Slate (December 12, 2012)
Pint Sized: How nanobreweries—fledgling operations in garages and backyard sheds—are revolutionizing the American beer industry.

Complex (December 10, 2012)
100 Beers to Try Before You Die
Blind Bat Long Island Potato Stout makes the list

The Farm Report (September 13, 2012)
Growing Beer
On the air with Erin Fairbanks of Heritage Radio, discussing the use of local ingredients.

Long Island Pulse Magazine (September 2012 Issue, Online August 29, 2012. )
Craft Beer Phenoms: Blind Bat Brewery

All About Beer (September 2012 Issue)
Beer Talk: Hellsmoke Porter reviewed by Charles Finkel and Charlie Papazian

Edible East End (Online May 30, 2012. Print June 7, 2012)
Blind Bat Brewery Becomes the Latest Long Island Nano-Brew to Expand

Beer Sessions Radio Episode 111 (April 24, 2012)
Long Island Brewing
On the air with Jimmy Carbone of Jimmy’s No. 43, along with fellow guests from Blue Point Brewing Co and Greenport Harbor Brewing Co.

Martha Stewart Show (March 21, 2012)
Dogfish Head’s Sam Calagione teaches Martha Beer 101,
and he brings Hellsmoke Porter to the lineup. But, will she try a sip?


New York Magazine (March 12, 2012)
The Micro Microbrews:
The New York Area’s Most-Outstanding Tiny-Batch Beers


New York Times (March 2, 2012)
Home-Brewed Beers Flourish on Long Island

Imbibe Magazine (March/April 2012)

Draft Magazine (January/February 2012)
Draft Sixer: Smoked Beers (including Vlad the Inhaler)

Beer Sessions Radio (October 4, 2011)
On the air with Jimmy Carbone (Jimmy’s No. 43) and other guests (along with the first Beer Sessions TweetUp).

Drink Me Magazine (August 19, 2011)
Nano-Breweries

New York Cork Report (August 2011)
Donavan Hall takes a peek into the Blind Bat Brewery

QnA With DnU: Paul Dlugokencky (April 2011)
“Drunk & Unemployed” interviews Blind Bat’s Paul Dlugokencky

Time Out New York (February 15, 2011)
The rise of the nano-brewery

Long Island Beer Guide (January 2011)
Donavan Hall’s ongoing work covering the Long Island Craft Beer scene

Mid Atlantic Brewing News (December 2010/January 2011)
Long Island a Haven for Mini-Breweries

Sierra Magazine (September 2010)
Brews that won’t give the planet a hangover

The New Brewer Magazine (Brewers Association, January/February 2010)
Small Wonders: The New Nano Breweries

Imbibe Magazine (August 2009)
10 Great Beers Brewed in Unlikely Places

NY Barfly (May 2009)
Locally Brewed Summer Beers
from L Magazine