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Saranac Octoberfest bottles and six packs
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Saranac Rolls Out Octoberfest

'Tis the season for seasonal beers (pun intended) ahead of the season! Yes, Octoberfest beers are making their way onto store shelves, and now Saranac Octoberfest, from the F.X. Matt Brewery has arrived. This style of beer is one of my favorites - a bit more malty and less hoppy than other brews. Here's a closer look.

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Leinenkugel's Oktoberfest 6 pack
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Leinenkugel’s Oktoberfest Beer Now Available [VIDEO]

Another Octoberfest beer is now available in central New York...Leinenkugel's Oktoberfest, from the Leinenkugel Brewing Company of Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin. I still don't know why some breweries call their fall brew Oktoberfest with a "k" or Octoberfest with a "C". The brewer's with the "k" probably think it looks more German.

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‘Brew Dogs’ Pour It On Every Week [VIDEO]

A couple of weeks ago while channel surfing, I discovered the "Brew Dogs", two young and very Scottish brewmasters who host a TV show on the new Esquire Network. If you're into craft beer like I am, or not, these guys are funny and go on very interesting adventures.

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Greg McShea pouring beer
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Free Beer Tip With ‘Greg On The Go’ [VIDEO]

If you listen to 96.1 WODZ weekday afternoons, you may hear our "Beer Break At Work" at 3:20. Obviously, you can tell that I'm interest in the topic of beer. So, I thought for our latest video episode of "Greg On The Go", we would focus on suds!

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Landshark Lager 12 pack
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Get Your ‘Fins Up’ For ‘Landshark Lager’ [VIDEO]

If you're a "Parrothead", you know the phrase "Fins Up" and that "Fins" was one of the professor of Margaritaville's greatest hits. Of course, we're talking about Jimmy Buffet here, and his signature beer "Landshark Lager". Jimmy Buffetholds a place near and dear to my heart, because as my wife and I drive away on vacation each year, we pop in Jimmy's greatest hits CD to make the car trip more fun!

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Wheat Field
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Crop Circles In Bavaria Concerns Beer Drinkers [VIDEO]

As If people don't already have enough to worry about, it seems that German beer drinkers are concerned about crop circles recently seen in Bavaria, one of the world's largest beer producing regions.

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Sam Adams Octoberfest
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Sam Adams Thinks It’s October

You've probably already seen Halloween items in the stores this summer, and now  Octoberfest beers are arriving in August. Specifically, Samuel Adams/The Boston Beer Company Octoberfest Beer is now on central New York store shelves.

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Cheers To The 16th Annual Brewfest At Utica Zoo Saturday

If you're into craft beer, head to the Utica Zoo. The "16th Annual Brewfest" is Saturday, August 2nd at the Utica Zoo. Here's all about it.

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NYS State Fair To Tap New Official Beer

When "The Great New York State Fair" opens on August 21st, a new official state fair beer will start pouring: "State Fair Showstopper Ale". Here's more about the new brew.

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beer glasses toasting
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Get A ‘Farmer’s Tan’ From Southern Tier Brewing

I love the names of some of New York State's craft beers, like this one: "Farmer's Tan" from Southern Tier Brewing Company of Lakewood, New York. This is a seasonal beer available through spring and summer. Check it out.

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Saranac Releases New ‘Clouded Dream’

I always like to share news from our friends at the F.X. Matt Brewing Company, and they've just released a new beer. The brew is "Saranac High Peaks Clouded Dream".

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Take A Closer Look At Yuengling Brewery [VIDEO]

If you're a beer drinker, then you are familiar with the name Yuengling, a brewer of quality beers from Pottsville, Pennsylvania. And for six generations, Yuengling has been a famliy operation.

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