Skaneateles Brewery

In 2017, two good friends tossed around the idea of opening a brewery in this old mill. It had history and charm … and lots of challenges for sure. Now two and a half years later, they bring you Skaneateles Brewery! Just like 100 years ago, they brew with the best water in all the Finger Lakes and harness the water to pay tribute to Skaneateles Creek’s historic past.

Come visit their state-of-the-art taproom and brewhouse, offering you a warm and inviting gathering place to relax with friends old and new. Friendly dogs welcome!


Freight Yard Brewing

Freight Yard Brewing a family-owned New York State Farm brewery established in 2016.


Anything But Beer

The Anything But Beer farm brewery is grain-free, which breaks from brew industry tradition and allows them to produce naturally gluten-free beverages that meet the needs and preferences of those who cannot drink the average beer.

The taproom is open in the historic White Memorial Building in downtown Syracuse, New York! The bar features Anything But Beer, New York state farm brewery beers, New York state liquors, NYS wines, and non-alcoholic options. There’s something for everyone at ABB!

The Anything But Beer kitchen is also grain-free and built to safely serve those with dietary restrictions and niche preferences. The food is both innovative and inviting!

 


Hot House Brewing

Three longtime high school friends, a passion for home brewing and a greenhouse operation were the inspiration for Hot House Brewing.

John Barone, owner of Barone Gardens LLC, had an interest in growing hops in his greenhouse facility. John’s vision is to be able to have multiple harvests of hops per year with the assistance of LED lighting to produce wet hop brews beyond the traditional fall season.

Tim Parkhurst and Paul Richer had a talent for crafting homebrews. Together with John’s greenhouse facility, this was a perfect fit for a brewery with a unique niche of using greenhouse grown hops in our beer production.  

Their style of beer is primarily American style ale. They are a licensed NYS farm brewery, 95% of the hops used in the brews are either greenhouse-grown hops or sourced from local hop growers and 90%-100% grains used are also NYS grown.

They strive to focus on locally grown ingredients for our beer production. With multiple harvests of hops from the greenhouse this will enable them to offer a fresh-hop IPA at different times of the year. They have six to eight year-round brews on tap in the tasting room that are also offered in growlers. They also have seasonal, specialty and experimental brews offered in the tasting room that will vary throughout the year.


ONCO Fermentations

ONCO Fermentations is a farm brewery in Tully, NY.  We brew classic, experimental, and wild/mixed fermentations.

After 10 years of planning which included a six-year detour as partners in Clark Hollow Hops (a three-acre commercial hop farm which is now closed), Brian and Erin Bullard finally opened their brewery in the warehouse space of their dreams on March 15, 2019, in the Town of Tully right off Rt 81 Exit 14, south 1/2 mile on Rt 281.

Using ingredients from the seasons, from regional farms, Founder and Head Brewer Brian Bullard’s beers will be ever-evolving. He looks forward to pouring a pint or bottle for you and sharing the stories about the ingredients, farmers, and process behind each fermentation.

Brian is also the architect for this ongoing project.

A firm believer that small businesses form the background of a vibrant community and proponent of #thinknydrinkny, Founder and Tasting Room Manager Erin Bullard is eager to create a welcoming space for our Onondaga County neighbors and tourists of the fermented.

ONCO offerS a rotating tap list of house-made beers along with NYS wine, cider, and Buffalo Distilling Co. spirits.

ONCO is family-friendly and dogs are allowed on the deck and in the back yard. The brewery has a large back yard perfect for relaxing or for games such as cornhole and in the winter, the Tully Trailblazers snowmobile trail leads right to the back door.  Food trucks are scheduled every Friday and Saturday during spring, summer, and fall, or you are welcome to bring your own food.  Stay up to date on ONCO’s food truck and live music schedule here:  www.oncoferment.com/events

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Talking Cursive Brewing Co.

Talking Cursive Brewing Company is the vision of owners Andrew Brooks, Patricia Brooks and Susan Kimmel.  The 2,600-square-foot space located at 301 Erie Blvd W, next to Café Kubal and across the street from the historic Niagara Mohawk building, houses both a 7 BBL brewhouse and a 52-seat tasting room with 15 taps. They serve their own beers made on premise, as well as a variety of craft beverages from other New York State farm breweries, wineries, cideries, and distilleries.

“Our vision is a brewery where you can always try something new, but where you can also count on a couple favorites to be available,” says Andrew, who will also serve as the Head Brewer. “We love breweries where you can talk to the brewers and they can tell you the stories behind the beer you are drinking. We want to be a place to share and create memories and enjoy great beer with great people.”

The Brookses have a combined 32 years in all facets of the restaurant/hospitality business, though much of it goes back to gone-but-not-forgotten Syracuse favorites such as Jack Appleseed’s Tavern, Park Circle Restaurant, Bennigan’s and Rafferty’s. After finding a common passion for brewing, they looked to get back to their roots, albeit with a whole new direction.

In preparing for opening, they visited over 175 breweries. The Brookses attended courses and seminars and got mentoring from SCORE Mentors Syracuse and the Onondaga Small Business Development Center. They traveled around the country taking courses with Cornell University’s Ag & Food Tech Park in Geneva, NY, the American Brewer’s Guild in Middlebury, Vermont, and at Big Choice Brewing northeast of Denver, Colorado.

The Brookses beers have won numerous medals and awards at competitions across New York State. The Talking Cursive name and theme was born while the Brookses and Kimmels were on a brewery-hopping tour of Dunnedin, FL in the Spring of 2017. Once the Erie Boulevard location was selected later that year, the original theme and scope were expanded upon, and Susan Kimmel joined the Company, taking on an ownership and advisory role.

Asked what sets their beers apart, Andrew says “We believe that brewing is an art, and we use life and the World around us as our palette. We’re always trying something new. We take our inspiration from all the parts of our environment, from the people we meet and the places we go and the experiences we have along the way. Just as artists explore different mediums, we like to do the same with our styles, ingredients and processes.”

Talking Cursive Brewing Company is excited to join the growing renaissance of breweries in Syracuse and the surrounding area and look forward to helping the area become a brewery destination. As part of that, they wish to not only help build that future, but to also recognize and celebrate the past and the history of brewing in Syracuse. Their location is the site of one of Syracuse’s first commercial breweries, opened in the 1820s by Davenport Morey and Ashbel Kellog. Several other landmark Syracuse breweries such as Greenway Brewery, Moore & Quinn Brewery, and Germania Brewing Company were also located right on or near the Erie Canal.


Heritage Hill Brewhouse & Kitchen

An authentic brewhouse and kitchen set high up in the hills of Pompey south of Syracuse in the middle of an active and protected organic crop and beef farm. Come enjoy beers made from our own grains and local hops, food made with our own farm raised meats, grains and local vegetables. Come see what “farm raised” truly means.


Ray Brothers Barbeque

We are an authentic, slow-cooked barbeque style restaurant that is family owned and operated. Nearly everything on the menu is smoked over local woods for periods of 5-14 hours. All sauces and sides are prepared daily with the freshest ingredients when seasonally available.

Ray Brothers outside seating

Upstate Bar and Grill

Connected by an affinity for craft beer and food, Upstate Bar & Grill is a partnership between a chef, an entrepreneur, and a brewer who had a vision of delivering Cooperstown a taste of the gastropub experience. We are dedicated to the art of pairing rich, savory dishes with the area’s most delicious craft beers. With 24 beers on tap and a chef-inspired menu that takes advantage of the region’s splendor, we are the perfect destination for you to take your friends and family and explore the flavors the Central New York region has to offer.

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Nelson 4 Corners Tap Room

Our 4 Corners Tap Room offers local craft brews, spirits, and wines. Our primary offering is beer brewed at the Copper Turret Restaurant & Brewhouse in conjunction with SUNY Morrisville’s brewing program. We proudly carry multiple other locally-sourced brands as well.


Brimfield Farm Winery

Brimfield Farm Winery is nestled in the heart of Central New York and is working closely with a highly respected estate winery in the Finger Lakes region to create wines that run from sweet to dry in both red and white. The winery has a spectacular panoramic view of the northern Mohawk Valley Region. From East to West the breathtaking scenery will be sure to please as the seasons unfold.


Middleburgh Winery, LLC

Middleburgh Winery is pleased to open with 8 varietals and 2 of our own original blends for your tasting pleasure. We believe each individual tastes wine a little differently. During your tasting experience, you decide what flavors your palette picks out of the wines. Come to Middleburgh Winery and DISCOVER YOUR TASTE!


Serious Brewing Company

Serious Brewing Co is a NYS Farm Brewery located in scenic Schoharie County. They proudly serve their fresh-brewed beers along with some of the state’s best farm-produced beer, wine, cider and distilled spirits.

They’re pleased to have partnered with Rubbin Butts BBQ to provide some of the best BBQ in the area. Nothing goes better than beer and BBQ!

On nice days they open the patio doors for outside seating. You can even enjoy a cold one with your best friend (two or four legged) on the patio.


The Hops Spot

The Hops Spot is a new burger bar & poutinerie in Syracuse, New York.


Now & Later

Now & Later is located in the Tipp Hill neighborhood of Syracuse offering a great bar experience. It’s a fantastic environment for mixing with friends, colleagues and neighbors.

The interior of Now & Later is undeniably unique with a rustic and calm vibe. Take a seat on any of our custom made chairs and put your drink on our hand crafted tables. Now & Later stands in the exact spot where Tipp Hills famous Brilbecks was located. We aim to bring the same family friendly atmosphere for which Brilbecks was known for.

Come on down, put on some vinyl records, choose any one of our 100+ beers and relax!