Baldor Specialty Foods, the Bronx Brewery and Union Beer Distributors today announced a brand-new beer aimed at making a positive impact. The beer, a fresh-blackberry lager called B-Note, marks the latest edition of the culinary-inspired B-Tracks collaboration between the Bronx Brewery and Baldor Specialty Foods, the food and beverage source for the region’s top chefs and bartenders.
Made with two doses of blackberries, B-Note is an easy-drinking, late-summer amber lager with a twist. Opening with caramel and nutty sweetness, the initial wave gives way to a dry, grassy and slightly spicy finish, rounded off by some mild berry hoppiness. The two blackberry additions – one in fermentation, one in conditioning – bring out a subtle tartness and depth without being too fruit-forward. B-Note is now available in the Bronx Brewery Taproom and in select stores where Bronx Brewery beers are sold.
A portion of every case of B-Note sold will benefit the Brownsville Community Culinary Center (BCCC) supporting its free culinary training and job placement programs as well as the mission of the BCCC’s student-run café to provide healthy, delicious affordable food to the community.
“Since the inception of the B-Tracks series, we talked about ways to better the community through our unique partnership,” said Lars Dahlhaus, beer specialist at Baldor Specialty Foods. “We’re proud to announce that our latest release benefits a cause that we can all get behind, providing nutritious food – as well as education through food – at The Brownsville Community Culinary Center.”
“Beer’s about community,” said Damian Brown, president of the Bronx Brewery. “It’s in our DNA to create beers that are as unique as they are approachable. In this case, we wanted to create an end-of-the-summer beer with some extra character – something we could all enjoy for a great cause.”
As with all B-Tracks, B-Note will be available at the Bronx Brewery Taproom located at 856 136th Street in South Bronx. The tasting room is open 7-days a week.
About Bronx Brewery
The Bronx Brewery was founded in 2011 and is a craft brewery based in New York City’s South Bronx neighborhood. The team at Bronx Brewery prides themselves on producing what they call “No-Nonsense Ales” – assertive but approachable, innovative but true-to-style beers. Visit @TheBronxBrewery on social media to learn more, or visit their taproom at the brewery at 856 E. 136th Street, Bronx, NY 10454.
About Baldor Specialty Foods
Baldor Specialty Foods is one of the largest importers and distributors of fresh produce and specialty foods in Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions. Beginning as Balducci’s fruit stand in Greenwich Village in 1946, Baldor maintains its original promise – curate and deliver the best and freshest foods in the world. Baldor seeks to provide great specialty foods and logistics that give their customers an edge.
About Brownsville Community Culinary Center
The Brownsville Community Culinary Center is committed to offering healthy, accessible cuisine to neighborhood residents through our eatery.
Our culinary training program educates and inspires participants to excel in the food-service industry. We offer services that support our program participants as they cultivate and work toward their dreams.
The BCCC will serve as a forum through which the Brownsville neighborhood can address and organize around issues of food injustice. We strive to collaborate with resident-led initiatives.