What's on tap in Central New York

binghamton-brewing

Hop farming interest growing locally

Binghamton (WIVT) – A recent agricultural study conducted by Broome County showed an increased interest in producing hops used in beer by local farmers. Let’s take a closer look at how local farming and production could impact ever-growing breweries in our area. In January of 2013, Governor Cuomo passed an act that would give licenses
Read More …

central-ny-hops

New York’s craft beer industry brews 59 percent growth in one year

ALBANY, N.Y. –– New York State’s craft beer industry grew 59 percent from 2013 to 2014, producing an economic impact totaling $3.5 billion, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced in a news release Thursday. The state’s craft beer industry directly employs more than 6,500 people while supporting another 4,800 jobs in related industries. That includes suppliers, distributors,
Read More …

Brewery-Ommegang-04

Joemmegang

We’re excited for you to try Joemmegang, the newest beer in our Brewmaster’s Obsession series. We think that it’s a perfect marriage of coffee, beer, and chocolate. The beer begins as a malty brown ale, comprised of Belgian aroma, caramel malts, and oats. A bit of lactose adds body and some sweetness, and a heaping
Read More …

ommegang-vid

Score! Brewery Ommegang is Bringing Back “The 90s” When Belgium Comes to Cooperstown This Summer

(COOPERSTOWN, NY) This August, beer fans can break out their long-forgotten mixed tapes, windbreakers, and “Pulp Fiction” references for their pilgrimage to Cooperstown. That’s because “Belgium Comes to Cooperstown,” Brewery Ommegang’s beer, music, food, and all-things-fun fest is returning August 7 and 8 with a “90s” theme. The annual festival offers beer enthusiasts the opportunity
Read More …

DCIM100MEDIA

Hopped Hennepin Series

It occurred to us at the brewery that when we trialed hops for evaluation on the pilot system, that Hennepin, our saison, might make a great base beer. We were right. The malt base of Hennepin is light on its feet, it’s got adequate body from the relatively high ABV, and it finishes crisp and dry.
Read More …

About Brew Central

Brew Central brings together the stories, traditions and tastes behind craft beer, hard cider and spirits in Central New York.
Learn More »

Updates

Sign up to recieve news and updates about what's on tap in Central New York

Media

Welcome Travel Writers, Reporters and Bloggers! You’re invited to experience the stories, traditions and tastes of Central New York.
Media Room »