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News & Updates

Winter Storm Affecting the Northeast January 26th through January 28th

Forecasters issued a Blizzard Warning for New York City from Monday afternoon through Tuesday evening. Yankee Schooner will have limited office hours. Please expect possible closures as this storm develops. Additionally, no shipments will be leaving our NYC facility during this time. Normal shipping times will resume on Thursday January 29. If you currently have shipments "in transit", please check with UPS or FedEx online to verify if there are delays. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

Winners from the "Craft Beverage Expo" Raffle

We are pleased to announce that we have two winners from this year's event in San Jose, CA:

The first winner is Wyldewood Cellars

The second winner is E&J Gallo

Both attendees have won custom printed single bottle totes made from neoprene.

Single Bottle Tote

Many thanks to the Craft Beverage Expo for bringing Artisan Beer, Wine and Spirits together.

New York City Beer Week - February 21 through March 2, 2014


For more information on events in NYC, please visit NYCBeerWeek.com.


Oktoberfest is a 16-day festival that is held each year in Munich, Germany, running from late September to early October. It is one of the most famous events in Germany and the world's largest fair, with some six million people attending every year, and is an important part of Bavarian culture. Other cities across the world also hold Oktoberfest celebrations, modeled after the Munich event.

There are many events happening in and around NYC. For more information, please visit the NYC Brewers Guild Events page at NYC Brewers guild.com.


Craft Brewers Conference - Evening event with DC Brau and Ska Brewing. Wednesday March 27. Doors open 8pm

"Ska Brewing and DC Brau Join Forces on 'Tasters Choice' Coffee Doppelbock."

"Craft brewers Ska Brewing and DC Brau have joined forces with Ska legends The Pietasters to create a collaboration brew called "Taster's Choice", a Coffee-Doppelbock, to be released March 27th at Washington D.C.'s Black Cat nightclub at a party featuring The Pietasters. Proceeds from the beer and the party will go to the Todd Eckhardt Scholarship Fund, set up to honor the memory of former Pietasters bassist and songwriter Todd Eckhardt, who passed away in 2001. The fund benefits students at the Duke Ellington School of the Arts through the Ellington Fund."

For more information please feel free to visit the DC Brau website at DC Brau.com. Also feel free to come by our booth during the trade show to pick-up a flyer. We will be located at booth # 6117 on the BrewExpo trade show floor.

Craft Brewers Conference & Brew Expo America, Washington, DC. March 26 - 29, 2013

"BrewExpo America® 2013 will be held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center."

"BrewExpo America® is the premier trade show for Craft Brewers. With over 400 vendors all in one location, this is the place to shop for products and services for your brewery or brewpub. This is the perfect opportunity to meet leaders in the national and international brewing arena".

We will be on the trade show floor. Come by our booth # 6117!"

For more information please feel free to visit the CBC website at craftbrewersconference.com/

"I Love NY Brew Initiative"

"The New York State Brewers Association in partner ship with Senator Charles Schumer announced the 'I Love NY Brew Initiative'. . . to launch a campaign to increase awareness of NYS beers to retailers and consumers. . ."

For more information please visit I Love NY Brew Initiative"

World Beer Cup 2012

Congratulations to our Brewers who won awards in this year's World Beer Cup in the following categories:

Duclaw Brewing Co. (MD) - Chocolate Beer Style, Silver: X-1 Chocolate Imperial Rye Porter

Blue Mountain Brewery (VA) - American Belgo-Style Ale, Silver: Blue Reserve

Fat Heads Brewery (OH) - Baltic Style, Silver: Battle Axe Baltic Porter

Fat Heads Brewery (OH) - American Style IPA, Silver: Head Hunter IPA

Lakefront Brewery (WI) - Baltic Style, Bronze: Dan - My Turn Series

Evans Original (CA) - American Style Lager, Silver: Evans Original, Cervecería Mexicana

Third Street Aleworks (CA) - English Style Pale Ale, Gold: Annadel Pale Ale

Third Street Aleworks (CA) - Classic Irish Style Dry Stout, Gold: Blarney Sisters Dry Irish Stout

Sound Brewery (WA) - Brown Porter, Silver: Poundage Porter

Wormtown Brewery (MA) - Robust Porter, Silver: Pro-Am Porter

Pike Brewing (WA) - American Style Stout, Silver: Pike XXXXX Extra Stout

Cheers to a successful year!