What's on tap in Central New York


CNY Brewfest 2015 returns to Super Bowl Eve, Horticulture Building at State Fair

After a one year shift in time and place, the annual CNY Brewfest is back to its regular slot: It’s Super Bowl Eve (Jan. 31) at the Horticulture Building at the State Fairgrounds. Last year, for the first time since it started in 1997, the fest had to change dates because Super Bowl Eve fell
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Adirondack Company Distilling Tour

What better is there to do on a sunny fall day than blow off work and drive out to a local distillery for a private tour? I can’t think of much, so here’s my take on a tour of Adirondack Distilling Company in Utica, New York. Living in Syracuse I’ve always felt away from the
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Good Nature Brewers

Your Neighbor: Good Nature Brewery celebrates 3 years in Madison County

HAMILTON >> In three years, Good Nature Farm Brewery and Tap Room’s commitment to selling handcrafted, all natural ales brewed with local ingredients has created a business that is truly welcoming to their patrons, owner/general manager Carrie Blackmore said. “Someone told us our Tap Room is like Hamilton’s living room, and I think they hit
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Beak & Skiff expands its 1911 spirits business

Lafayette (WSYR-TV) – What has been a popular fall attraction for Central New Yorkers for years is rapidly growing in a new direction and catching the fancy of people all over New York State. Beak and Skiff’s “1911” brand of hard ciders and liquor has reached a whole new level. Eddie Brennan, the Co-Owner and
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Hard cider continues to ride a huge boom in Central New York and beyond

Note: This story first appeared in the November/December issue of The Good Life Central New York magazine. It sounds like a bad pun, but it seems to be true: Hard apple cider has lots of appeal. “It’s a fresh taste, like eating an apple itself,” says Don Agate, who serves as executive chef for a
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