What's on tap in Central New York


Official State Fair Beer, Showstopper Ale Makes an Encore Appearance at Taste NY Harvest Fest

Showstopper Ale, the first-ever official beer of the Great New York State Fair, will make an encore appearance at the Taste NY Harvest Fest at the Horticulture Building at the New York State Fairgrounds on November 1, New York State Commissioner of Agriculture Richard A. Ball announced today. The official beer program was created as
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Harvest Moon Cidery

Sweet Success: The New Taste of Hard Cider

We are sitting at the bar of the Harvest Moon tasting room and I am sampling ciders as we talk. Outside is the Critz Farms compound of red barns on stretches of green mown lawns, with signposts pointing to other attractions such as the hop house, the petting zoo, and the café. Critz, who has
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Middle Ages Brewery Opens a Pub at Hancock Airport in Syracuse

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — A new feature at Hancock International Airport gives passengers a taste of Central New York. The Middle Ages Brewery has opened a pub in the South Terminal of the airport. In addition to the locally brewed craft beer, the pub will also serve food throughout the day. Craft beer pubs have been
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Breweries on tap in Onondaga County

Three craft brewery projects aiming to start up in Onondaga County soon are making progress this fall. Here’s an update: RED HAWK BREWING CO. , 4504 Bussey Road, Onondaga Bob and Kathy Dodge broke ground last week on their farm brewery, where they plan to make Belgianstyle ales in a rural setting amid hop and
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The Best Way to Drink the Game of Thrones Beer

This month New York’s Brewery Ommegang debuted its fourth beer inspired by Game of Thrones, Valar Morghulis. Though the beers all share Brewery Ommegang’s distinct Belgian style, they range from light and summery to dark and, you guessed it, wintry. So if you hail from the Dothraki deserts or the icy tundra north of the
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