Big aLICe Brewing Co.
BIG aLICe BREWING Co. began production in January 2013. On our original 10-gallon pilot system, we brewed and exclusively bottled flavor-forward, one-off batches, which we sold on-premises through our CSB membership program. Founders Kyle Hurst and Scott Berger connected with local CSA (Community Shared Agriculture) and Food Co-ops to find local, fresh, and organic ingredients with the idea of preserving seasonal flavors through beer.
OUR NAME: The Queens skyline is marked by the four Ravenswood, red and white generator stacks. The largest of these generators was built by the Milwaukee-based company, Allis-Chalmers. In 1963, they operated the world’s largest generator producing enough units to serve 3,000,000 people. Acknowledging the large population it served at the time, the Queens community nicknamed the generator ‘Big Allis’. Our name honors a Queens landmark and connects us with the history and growth of our borough, and immediate neighborhood of Long Island City.