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History on Tap - Genesee Country Village & MuseumMumford, NY (May 13, 2022) – History on Tap is returning to Genesee Country Village & Museum on Friday, June 3, from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. after a several year hiatus. Visitors can sample local craft beverages, enjoy live music, tour a 19th-century brewery, try craft beers brewed referencing historical recipes, play lawn games on the Village Square, and more. Tickets for History on Tap are available now at https://www.gcv.org/events/history-on-tap/. Pre-purchasing tickets is recommended, as this event has limited capacity and could sell out. Save by purchasing tickets online in advance. This event is sponsored by Rohrbach Brewing Co.

ROC-FLX Craft Beverage Trail 2022 PassportCanandaigua, NY - Craft beverage lovers can start plotting their journey to visit 37 breweries, wineries, distilleries and cideries throughout Ontario, Monroe, Wayne, and Livingston counties by joining the 2022 ROC/FLX Craft Beverage Trail Passport program.   “This is an amazing collaboration that showcases our local craft beverage producers as well as a great way to expand your palette!” explains, Jennifer Newman, owner of Young Lion Brewing Company, one of the craft breweries participating in the Passport Program. …

Angry Orchard CideryChoose From 26 Wineries, Breweries, Cideries and Distilleries and Taste the ‘Spirit of the Hudson Valley’

Orange County, N.Y. (October 29, 2021) – The craft-brewing scene continues to grow in Orange County, N.Y., where the beers, ciders and spirits benefit from the region’s rich agricultural heritage.

New breweries have joined long-beloved gathering places for beer aficionados. Abundant wines, spirits and ciders are also a match for all tastes, many of them crafted with ingredients sourced locally or elsewhere in New York State.

“A sip of a micro-brewed beer or cider crafted here in Orange County is a taste of the very spirit of the Hudson Valley,” said Orange County Tourism & Film Director Amanda Dana. “The region is a draw for brewers, winemakers and distillers who invest their love of tradition and inventiveness into creating adult beverages from the finest classics to the wildly off-beat. Their taps and tasting rooms are waiting for you to visit, enjoy and pass a pleasant hour or two indulging in your favorites – old, new or both.”…

NYS Brewers AssociationAn Unparalleled New York Experience

Rochester, N.Y. - Tickets are now on sale for the Sept. 4 BriteVibes Festival™ - a one-day event celebrating all things New York State: craft beer, food, musicians, artists and more. Created by the New York State Brewers Association in partnership with Brewery Ommegang, BriteVibes Festival™ will take place at Brewery Ommegang in Cooperstown, providing a central location for guests attending from across New York. Tickets are available online for VIP, general admission and the evening concert portion only.

Roc Brewing Co.Rochester, N.Y. – Established in 2011 at 56 S. Union Street and formerly under the shadow of the Inner Loop, Roc Brewing Co. LLC. is ramping up for a celebration of its 10th anniversary in the Rochester craft brewing community this Saturday, June 12, from noon to 10 p.m.

“It’s amazing to see how much has changed in the last 10 years - here at Roc Brewing, and in the craft beer community around the greater Rochester area,” says brewery owner and co-founder, Chris Spinelli. “We are so excited to have expanded our space, and now have the ability to offer a full menu by F.L.X. Wienery that compliments our beers on tap. Plus, all of the growth in Rochester’s brewing community in these last 10 years has been absolutely incredible.”…

Waterville Hop Pickers with Load of HopsScheduled for Wednesday, April 14, 6:30 PM

Utica, N.Y. – In the late 1800s Central New York grew eighty percent of the hops in the United States.  A number of factors brought a swift end to things about 1920, but that once great industry is striving to make a comeback. The Oneida County History Center will host Madison County Historian Matthew Urtz, who will discuss the rise and fall of the historic hop industry, and Chad Meigs, founder of The Bineyard hop farm in Cazenovia, who will share his adventures in modern hop farming on April 14, at 6:30 PM.

NYSBA Virtual Craft TastingInvites craft beer enthusiasts to join top brewers for a beer

Rochester, N.Y. - The New York State Brewers Association (NYSBA) is inviting craft beer enthusiasts to go behind the scenes with brewers and brewery owners of popular New York State breweries during their New York State Virtual Craft Beer Tasting Experience on Sat., Sept. 26, 2020. The interactive virtual event will bring the experience of visiting NYS breweries to enthusiasts living rooms, beer included! Four breweries will be highlighted over four 90-minute tasting sessions: Grimm Artisanal Ales, Sand City Brewing Co., Hudson Valley Brewery and Greenport Harbor Brewing Co.

Angry Orchard CiderFarms, foliage, and more offer boundless opportunities to ring in the fall season

Orange County, N.Y. (September 3, 2020) – While we soak up the last few weeks of summer, many of us are looking forward to the change of season and the beauty that autumn brings to our region. Sweater weather, pumpkin- and apple-picking, and vibrant fall foliage are on the horizon. Orange County, N.Y., nestled in the beautiful Hudson Valley, offers U-pick farms, unique shops with beautiful home decor items, farm-to-table restaurants serving up decadent dishes with seasonal produce, and cideries that are just as scenic as their drinks are delicious.

Celebration of HopsMumford, August 18, 2020 – One of New York State’s original cash crops was the hop plant, evidenced today by Western New York’s thriving craft beer industry. This Labor Day, Genesee Country Village & Museum is celebrating all things hops during the Hop Harvest Festival on Monday, September 7. The Museum will take visitors through the history of beer and hops from the field, through fermentation, and into the glass.

Visitors can learn about brewing traditions at one of the only 19th-century working breweries in the U.S. and see the hops being harvested on site, then sit a spell in the Pavilion Garden, where beer will be sold in taste-sized portions so guests can enjoy several varieties, including GCV&M's signature Fat Ox Ale and Stocking Hill Ale, and a selection of craft beer from Flying Bison Brewing Co. Wine and cider will also be on offer.

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