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Toast With A Toasted Lager At ‘Utica On Tap’

Here's another benefit of our upcoming 'Utica On Tap' craft beer fest at the Stanley Theater on March 22nd. If you're 21 or over with valid ID, you'll get to discover many new brews that you've never tasted before, like the beers from Blue Point Brewing Company of New York.

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Hop & Goblet At ‘Utica On Tap’

If you're into craft beers, you may be counting down the days until "Utica On Tap", March 22nd at the Stanley Theater. One of the exhibitors at the event is the "Hop & Goblet".

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Brooklyn Beer At ‘Utica On Tap’ March 22nd

We hope to see you at "Utica On Tap", the largest craft beer event in Utica on Saturday, March 22nd at the Stanley Theater. Over 60 craft beers to sample (for the 21 and over crowd with valid ID), including two brews from the Brooklyn Brewery.

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Cape Cod Brewery – A Vacation Destination

During our vacation in Cape Cod last September, my wife and I searched out some new destinations. Of course, I found a brewery! As a former tour guide during my college days at the F.X. Matt Brewery, I appreciate other breweries (and brewery tour guides) and discovered Cape Cod Brewery in Hyannis, Cape Cod Massachusetts.

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Utica A Hub Of Brewing In the 19th And 20th Centuries

You know that Utica is home to the F.X. Matt Brewing Company, but you may not know the number of breweries that existed in this area during the 19th and 20th centuries. With good water and nearby hop farms in the Waterville area, Utica had the right stuff to be in the beer business.

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New Brew From Miller, And A Strong One

Over the years, those of us watching the beer trends have seen them come and go: dry beers, ice beers, malt drinks. Now, Miller has released something called, "Miller Fortune".

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Brewery Collectible Show This Saturday In Marcy

I'm a beer memorabilia collector, big time! Just try to find a regular water glass in our kitchen cupboard filled with Shultz & Dooley and Utica Club mugs! There's a local brewery collectible show this Saturday in Marcy. Check out the details.

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A Rich Hop-Growing History In Sangerfield And Waterville

During the 1800s and early 1900s, the Town Of Sangerfield and specifically Waterville were considered one of the major hop-growing regions in the country. Due to that fact, a number of local breweries were located in the nearby Utica area.

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McSorley’s Old Ale House Celebrates 160th Anniversary

If you've ever been to New York City and were looking for an Irish pub, you may have stumbled upon (no pun intended) McSorley's Old Ale House at 15 east 7th. Street. Every time my wife and I are in the Big Apple, it's a must stop, especially for me. And February marks McSorley's 160th anniversary.

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Where to Find Craft Beers in the Utica Area

For over 30 years, I've been a customer of Marcy Discount Beverage at 9270 River Road in Marcy (just down the road from Oldiez 96.1, how convenient). If you're into craft beer, most likely they've got the one you want in stock.

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Ithaca Beer Company Launches ‘Box Of Belgians’

We always like to promote New York State breweries on our "Beer Break At Work", weekday afternoons at 3:20 on Oldiez96.1. Today, we spotlight the Ithaca Beer Company, just  a stone's throw away and their new release of Belgian brews.

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Opening a Beer Bottle With a Magnet and a Quarter Is a Thing

Here's something harder to believe than a dude drinking Zima.

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