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Greg McShea Holding Saranac Shirt
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Classic Utica Club And Saranac Collectibles [PHOTOS]

If you listen to 96.1 WODZ weekdays at 3:20 p.m. for your "Beer Break At Work", you know that I have an interest in the subject. It all started back during my college days at Utica College, when I was a tour guide at the F.X. Matt Brewery. Since then, I've been a collector of anything Matt's Premium Lager or Utica Club. Check out a few prize possessions from my collection.

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Area Favorite ‘Gridley Paige’ At Saranac Thursday [VIDEO]

An area favorite returns to Saranac Thursday this week at the F.X. Matt Brewing Company on the corner of Court and Varick Streets in Utica. Tonight enjoy the music of 'Gridley Paige'.

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Saranac Thursday Gets “Homely” Tonight [VIDEO]

This week has flown by, and it's Saranac Thursday tonight at the F.X. Matt Brewing Company at the corner of Court and Varick Streets in Utica. Here's who is playing at tonight's outdoor gathering.

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Guitars
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Saranac Thursday Goes ‘Wild’ Tonight [VIDEO]

It's Thursday already, and this week no help from a Monday holiday. That means it's Saranac Thursday tonight at the F.X. Matt Brewery parking lot at the corner of Court and Varick Streets. Let's check out tonight's live band.

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‘Last Left’ At Saranac Thursday Tonight [VIDEO]

Week number two of Saranac Thursdays at the F.X. Matt Brewery is tonight at the corner of Court and Varick Streets. Tonight's live music is provided by "Last Left".

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Beer Glasses Toasting
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Saranac Thursdays Kick Off This Week [VIDEO]

One sure sign of warmer weather on the way is Saranac Thursdays at the F.X. Matt Brewery (my Alma Mater) at the corner of Court and Varick Streets. The first Saranac Thursday of the season kicks off Thursday night, with the live sounds of "New York Funk Exchange". We've more details and the complete Saranac Thursdays band schedule.

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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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Saranac Wins Awards At NY International Beer Competition

As a former tour guide at the F.X. Matt Brewing Company, I am always interested in sharing news of what's going on at the brewery. And, congratulations go out to Saranac for winning recent awards. Check this out!

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Saranac Can-Do 12-pack
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Saranac Introduces New ‘Can Do’ Mix Pack

As a former tour guide at the F.X. Matt Brewing Company, I am always interested in "brews news" from my Alma Mater. The brewery has just introduced a new 12-packed called: "Can Do" Mix Pack.

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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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F.X. Matt Brewery Reviewing Bands For Saranac Thursdays

When we're talking about "Saranac Thursdays" in the parking lot of the F.X. Matt Brewing Company in Utica, that makes us think of warm summer nights. The brewery is now preparing for this season's musical acts by accepting press kits. Here's more.

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