Some beer enthusiasts have gone from hobbiest to business owner, like Michael Philbrick with his . Philbrick, once a brewer of craft beers in the basement of his Port Jefferson home, opened his brewery last year.
last year as well and offers kits and supplies for the budding home brewer. The store also sells microbrews.
The two businesses have made the on Long Island.
The New York Times wrote about some local brewers including Michael Philbrick and the owners of Brewtopia in an article that highlights the culture and business of craft brewers on Long Island.
Read the article on The New York TImes website by clicking here.