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Here’s To Baseball From Budweiser

Beer and Major League Baseball have had a long love affair, and the honeymoon isn't over. Maybe you've seen the billboards entitled, "Here's To Baseball" from Budweiser beer. And, if you've been shopping for beer lately, you may have seen some of these.

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Summer Is Brewing At Saranac

Even though Memorial Day, the unofficial start of summer is weeks away, my friends at the F.X. Matt Brewery are ready for summer with their Saranac 12 Beers Of Summer mix pack. Here are the beers in this year's edition.

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Jim Koch Sam Adams
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How to Drink All Night and Not Get Drunk

Ever wondered if there was some secret trick that would enable you to drink everything you wanted but avoid ending up a drunken, slurring mess? Well, now we know the answer.

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Making Mint Juleps For The Kentucky Derby [VIDEO]

Can you believe it? The first leg of the "Triple Crown" of horse racing, the "Kentucky Derby" is this Saturday. My wife and I always watch the race for the pageantry of Churchill Downs and the beautiful horses. If you want to make the official drink of the Derby, a Mint Julep, here's how.

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Saranac Beers Featured At Tap New York Beer Festival This Weekend

As a former tour guide at the F.X. Matt Brewing Company, I'm always interested in what's brewing at the brewery (after all, beer is thicker than water). This weekend, Saranac beers will be featured at a craft beer event at Hunter Mountain.

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Talking ‘Utica Beer’ At Oneida Public Library Wednesday Night

If you've listened to our "Beer Break At Work" weekdays at 3:20 p.m. on 96.1 ODZ, you know that I like to talk about beer. If you like to hear more about Utica's brewing history, head to the Oneida Public Library, 220 Broad Street, Oneida on Wednesday night!

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Harpoon Summer With A Seasonal Brew

No matter what the weather or time of year, we can think and drink summer thanks to seasonal brews now available. Harpoon Brewery of Boston, Massachusetts and Windsor, Vermont has just released its summer seasonal beer. Check it out!

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2014 Saranac Thursday Schedule

Are you ready for summer? So are we! Summer just isn't summer without Saranac Thursday's. Here's a look at the band schedule for 2014:

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Brooklyn Brewery building
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New Hop Variety Appears In Brooklyn Brewery Beers [VIDEO]

Not to get too technical here, but I just read that there's a new hop variety now being used by the Brooklyn Brewery. Here's the full story.

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New York Mets And Rheingold Beer Go Way Back [VIDEO]

Baseball and beer have a long history together, and if you're a New York Mets fan and remember the days of Shea Stadium, you probably saw (or drank) plenty of Rheingold Beer. Rheingold was also a sponsor of many televised games, and we found a vintage TV commercial featuring the voice of the Mets for many years, Bob Murphy.

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Another Classic Baseball TV Commercial [VIDEO]

Ever since television found baseball, or visa versa, beer has been a part of the game, at least in advertising. Since the early 1950s and those old black & white broadcasts of baseball games, beer commercials dotted just about every inning, and still do today. Here's a vintage TV commercial from Schaefer Beer.

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Ithaca Beer Company Goes Wild April 16th

Is Ithaca Beer Company celebrating the day after income tax deadline, April 15th? I highly doubt it, but the brewery is debuting a new beer on April 16th.

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