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We Are NYFirst-Ever Japan-led Sake Brewery to Open on U.S. East Coast in Hyde Park 

Partnership with The Culinary Institute of America to Develop Curriculum, Certification Programs and Public Classes

Governor Kathy Hochul today announced premium sake maker Dassai, celebrated the opening of their $80 million, 55,000 square foot, state-of-the-art brewery and tasting room in Hyde Park, Dutchess County, and the launch of their new U.S. brand, Dassai Blue. Over the past thirty years, Dassai has experienced exponential growth in Japan, the U.S. and globally. Opening their New York brewery is their latest expansion into the global sake market.

Schenectady Sips LogoNew Passport being released

Schenectady, N.Y. (September 15, 2023) – Discover Schenectady is re-branding its popular Schenectady Ale Trail to include the county’s distilleries and meadery. The trail will now be known as Schenectady Sips – Craft Beverage Trail. The trail features six breweries including Back Barn Brewing Co., Druthers Brewing Co., Frog Alley Brewing Co., Great Flats Brewing, Seven Points Brewery and Wolf Hollow Brewing Co. New to the trail are the Schenectady Distilling Co., Murray’s Fools Distilling Co. and Helderberg Meadworks.

Oktoberfest_ FinalDekalb Market Hall and Sixpoint Brewery Shake It Up!

Brooklyn, N.Y. – The annual festival that celebrates Bavarian culture, food, and beer is coming to Downtown Brooklyn for an Oktoberfest Bash hosted by DeKalb Market Hall and Sixpoint Brewery.  Inspired by the annual German festival, the event will include authentic eats, games, and activities for all ages. Traditional music and throwback tunes from the Street Brass Band and Shag Horns will keep the party going and people dancing all day.  The Oktoberfest Bash is free and will take place on Saturday, September 23 from 12 pm – 10 pm downstairs at City Point, which is located at 445 Albee Square West in Downtown Brooklyn.

hoochenanny-whiskey-festival-cultivatetheuncommoInvigorate the spirit, tantalize the palette, and experience the unusual as New York State distilleries converge

Geneseo, NY — The first-ever Hoochenanny Whiskey Festival, a groundbreaking event that will unite New York’s whiskey distilleries, announces its distinguished showcase of premier and emerging brands, and invites all to explore its realm of unique experiences. Happening October 20 and 21 in the Village of Geneseo, this event ushers in a new era of spirits celebration that will welcome connoisseurs, creators and adventurers alike.

Paradox BreweryParadox Brewery to celebrate with anniversary party at North Hudson taproom

North Hudson, NY (July 2023) -- Paul and Joan Mrocka, founders of Paradox Brewery in North Hudson, along with their team and staff will celebrate 10 years of business with an anniversary party on Saturday, July 29 for the public. In addition to celebrating the anniversary, the brewery will unveil a new logo with a modern twist that reflects the high-quality product, state-of-the-art facility, and innovative process that the Brewery is proud of.

Historic Huguenot StreetNew Paltz, NY (July 12, 2023) –Historic Huguenot Street (HHS) is proud to present Boos & Brews, Haunted Huguenot Street Site Tour.

Every Friday evening in July, HHS will be offering walking tours of the National Historic Landmark District that focus on the eerie and unexplained occurrences in New Paltz history. Guests will meet at the DuBois Fort Visitor Center at 7:30 PM for a glass of locally-made hard cider or craft beer. Then, an exterior walking tour will head down one of the oldest streets in America, as both the myths and real-life frightening events that have haunted Huguenot Street for centuries are explored.

Ledge Hill Brewing Co.Ticonderoga, NY (April 6, 2023) – Ledge Hill Brewing Co., one of the newest businesses in Ticonderoga will host a Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Celebration in coordination with the Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce on Friday, April 28th, 2023 beginning at 4:30 PM. The ribbon cutting with speakers from Ledge Hill Brewing Co., TACC, the Ticonderoga Montcalm Street Partnership, and the Town of Ticonderoga will take place promptly at 5:00 PM.

ROOST - Adirondacks USAEvent features seventeen breweries from throughout upstate New York

Tupper Lake, NY (February 2, 2023) – The Town of Tupper Lake is hosting its annual BrewSki event on Saturday, February 25 from 12-4 p.m. at the Tupper Lake Golf Course.

BrewSki features 17 local and regional breweries that offer samples and the opportunity to learn about regionally produced beers and the breweries that produce them; while skiing, snowshoeing and riding along the trails. Event organizers also arrange fire pits at which to rest along the trail and fat tire bike rental from High Peaks Cyclery. The event culminates with an after party at Raquette River Brewing featuring live music with Mickey and Claire.

Red Shed BreweryEnglish Pub-Style Taproom Features Cask Beer System and English-Inspired Fare  

Cherry Valley, N.Y. – Red Shed Brewery is welcoming a third location to the family – Red Shed Ale House. The new taproom, located on Main Street in Cherry Valley, is reminiscent of an English pub with its dark, yet warm and cozy atmosphere. It is currently open Thursdays through Sundays from 3:00 – 9:00 P.M. (as business warrants) with plans of remaining open all year long.  …

HopHarvestFestival_GCVM2Mumford (August 29, 2022) – Craft beer lovers and history buffs are invited to follow the journey of hops, one of NY’s original cash crops, from field, to brewery, to pint glass at Genesee Country Village & Museum’s Hop Harvest Festival, coming up on Saturday, September 10, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Tour a working 19th-century brewery, taste historical beers and local craft brews, learn about historical uses for hops, enjoy live music and a Beer Garden, and so much more.

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