What's on tap in Central New York

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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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Roots Brewery and Bistro, Oneonta, to host Artist’s Reception

An opening reception will be held at Roots Brewery and Bistro for artist Christine Alexander. The event will be held Friday May 15, from 5 to 7 pm,  at Roots on 175 Main Street, Oneonta. The exhibition, World of Color #2, will run from May through July. Alexander is a contemporary artist whose life-long fascination
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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
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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,
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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
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