What's on tap in Central New York


New York State Congratulates Schoharie County on the Upcoming Launch of its Beverage Trail

Trail is a New York State-designated Cuisine Trail dedicated to creating dis­tilled, brewed, and fermented beverages from locally-grown ingredients   Trail will be open to visitors beginning August 1 Agriculture Commissioner Richard A. Ball and State Liquor Authority Chairman Vincent Bradley today joined local officials to congratulate Schoharie County and its beverage industry producers on
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Richmondville mead maker gets help to grow

RICHMONDVILLE — Gregory Wilhelm, the 28-year-old owner of Royal Meadery, drew a few samples of mead Thursday morning from two white barrels in the back of his 900-square-foot meadery and tasting room in Richmondville as he explained what got him into the business. “About six years ago I was home-brewing beer and I wanted to
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Craft New York Brewer’s Roots Festival

Saturday May 30th was humid and sunny, calling for rain but only a few clouds in the sky. At the F.X. Matt Brewery big white tents were raised and the humming of the band Last Left could be heard in every surrounding parking lot. The Craft New York Brewer’s Roots Festival was in full swing!
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At Galaxy Brewing, change is always on the menu

Consider this a snapshot of Galaxy Brewing Company. On a Thursday afternoon, in a dim and sophisticated cavernous space, with a certain dozen craft beers on tap, a certain bonus cask conditioned ale on limited offer, and a certain menu poised for a seasonal revamp. Here, one of the few constants is the proposition that
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Empire Farmstead Brewery: A long-awaited project breaks ground at last

CAZENOVIA, NY — It’s taken a little longer than expected, but the big spin-off of downtown Syracuse’s successful Empire Brewing Co. is about to take shape. Friday is the long-awaited groundbreaking at the Empire Farmstead Brewery in Cazenovia. It will be built on a 22-acre farm just off Route 13 (and just south of the
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