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'"The Half Pint gets me out of the bar and closer to the people that I love sharing my love of beer with,” says Top Hops owner Ted Kenny."'
"A unique, buzzy concept...elevates every gathering with its retro design and buzzy brews...The sweetest ride in the area."
from the NY Post
The Hamptons Issue
"A fun and totally unexpected addition to your next backyard or beach party."
"This year there's a new party truck in town...Positioned for summer private parties, this is not your average kegger."
"Craft beer enthusiasts will have something new to tap into this summer...'We’re basically doing a miniature version of a tap room on the back of the truck,' Kenny said."
The Express Magazine
" 'I am excited to take Top Hops on the road,' said Kenny. 'When someone tells me 'I don't like beer,' I say, 'You just haven't tasted the beer you love, yet'"
The Boss of Beer
"When Ted Kenny was over working for the man on Wall Street - he turned to one of the oldest beverages of civilization, you named it and it's best served cold! Now click play, watch and head over to Urbanspace at 570 Lex to meet the crew behind the brew."
The Wall Street Journal
"It has a vibe similar to a cigar bar where camaraderie between perfect strangers becomes automatic... In other words, beer bonhomie oozes from the handsome bar's every pore."
The New York Times
“...the Crowler, a 32-ounce can into which keg beer is dispensed. The can is sealed, and you’re good to go. Why is the Crowler better than a growler? Ted Kenny, the owner of Top Hops Beer Shop on the Lower East Side, which recently installed a Crowler machine, said it’s lighter to carry, won’t break, can be taken on a boat, is impervious to air and light, and will keep the beer fresh far longer than the 24-hour limit you get with a jug."
The New York Times
The Lower East Side as Petri Dish
"This is a friendly spot for craft-beer connoisseurs and novices alike. And the awe factor is pretty high: About 20 brews are on tap and hundreds of bottles — whose colorful labels create a sort of kaleidoscopic display — are available for purchase."