3. NYC Brewers Choice

Alphabet City Beer Co, East Village

The 8th annual NYC Brewers Choice, presented by Beer Sessions Radio™, the Good Beer Seal, and the NYC Brewers Guild, takes place in July this year (specific date and venue to come). The outdoor festival will gather more than three dozen breweries this season for a celebrate of craft beer.

On the drinking and tasting menu are 40+ varieties of beer, and chefs’ tables with a variety of food options, including brisket and cheeses. This year, there’s also mention of award celebrations and “special VIP guests,” although that’s still TBA.