04/21/17 6:02am

James Hull, owner of the Shelter Island Craft Brewery, likes to say that when people visits his brewery they are “tasting Shelter Island.”

By that he means every beer on tap is created from ingredients grown on the island, each with a different taste to offer.

The brewery is now entering its third summer and Hull said he’s excited about the progress he’s made, continuing to build his business and do what he loves.

“I’m not really a beer drinker myself,” he admitted. “But I was blessed with a very good palate.” (more…)

07/06/15 9:41pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO Shelter Island Craft Brewery owner James Hull (right) and family friend Frankie Venezia were hard at working replenishing the beer supply that had been all but exhausted over the July 4 holiday weekend.

JULIE LANE PHOTO
Shelter Island Craft Brewery owner James Hull (right) and  friend Frankie Venezia were hard at working replenishing the beer supply that had been exhausted over the July 4 holiday weekend.

The umbrellas are up outside over the picnic tables — to stay this time — as Shelter Island Craft Brewery finally opened its doors Friday on North Ferry Road with the blessing of both state and federal agencies. (more…)

06/16/15 7:09am
James Hull, proprietor of the just-opened Shelter Island Craft Brewery, drawing a cold one for customers at the brew pub’s opening last week. (Credit: Beverlea Walz photo)

James Hull, proprietor of the just-opened Shelter Island Craft Brewery, drawing a cold one for customers at the brew pub’s opening last week. (Credit: Beverlea Walz photo)

Shelter Island’s first craft brew pub is open, offering a range of regular products and a rotating list of special beers.
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