MATT NEILSON (left) and father Denny of Buster’s Brewery, with bottles of their apple cider.
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"Churn” may be a good word to describe the Israeli craft beer industry today. It is always moving, with new beers and exciting events, new faces and constant surprises. The year’s end is a good time to review some new beers and their breweries – some veteran, a newcomer, and even a merger.BUSTER’S
The Buster’s Beverage Company on Moshav Naham near Beit Shemesh began originally in the home on Denny Neilson in Mevaseret Zion more than a decade ago. Neilson is a true practitioner of what he calls the “fermentation arts.” He makes – and teaches how to make – beer, wine and distilled spirits, and sells the necessary equipment and ingredients.