By Tom Acitelli
October 8, 2010 10:25 a.m.
The New York Observer
Why: Because the retail options for buying equipment and ingredients in New York City have multiplied from basically nothing to several in just the last few years, and an entire subculture has sprung up.
On Saturday, Oct. 2, I hoofed it from the Metropolitan stop on the G train (why did I trust that subterranean Dodge...) and texted Josh Bernstein that I would be late for the Brooklyn Homebrewers Tour.