What's on tap in Central New York


Beak & Skiff Expands Hard Cider Production

The increasing popularity of Beak & Skiff Apple Orchards’ 1911 hard cider brand means the company needs to fill more bottles, faster. So it’s building a new 15,000-square-foot hard cider production and bottling facility across from its Apple Hill campus on Route 80. It should be open by midsummer, Beak & Skiff spokeswoman Danielle Fleckenstein
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F.X. Matt Brewing Co. Hopes to Expand, Increase Capacity

F.X. Matt Brewing Co. is looking to expand. The local brewery recently purchased several properties, on Edward Street, in West Utica with the aim to set up tanks to expand its capacity, Matt’s Chairman and CEO Nick Matt said. “We’re planning to add on Edward Street tanks — fermenting and aging tanks — and a
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Galaxy Brewing Company Wins Silver Medal at 2014 World Beer Championship

Galaxy Brewing Company on Court Street in Binghamton announced their silver medal from the World Beer Cup in Denver, Colorado in April. Galaxy won for its St. Stusan Pale Ale. Brew-master Seth Weisel made the ale with a mix of fruit flavoring and spiciness. The Belgian-style ale is not like your regular beer. “There are
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Red Hawk Brewing Ltd. to Open as a Farm Brewery

Bob and Kathy Dodge are brewers who have a special fondness for the complex and bold flavor of Belgian-style ales. They also have a yen to open their own brewery, specializing in Belgian, ales of course. The project is now on its way: The Dodges recently purchased about 18 acres near the intersection of Route
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Saranac Wins Awards at New York International Beer Competition

The New York International Beer Competition is a unique competition because of its judges, who are retailers, distributors and beer buyers. Therefore, we’re very proud to share the following results: Saranac Legacy IPA won silver for “American Style India Pale Ale” Saranac Black Forest won bronze for “German Style Schwarzbier” “New York Brewery of the
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