ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's craft beer, wine, cider and liquor manufactures have saved nearly $15 million since a series of regulatory reforms and incentives were put in place in an effort to boost the industry.
During Oneida County Executive Anthony Picente Jr.'s annual State of the County address, he laid out a plan for turning Oneida County into a tourist destination. One of the visions from his plan was talks of an American Craft Beer museum right in downtown Utica.
John Naegele of McCraith Beverages brings in a new craft brew each week. It's the Craft Beer of the Week segment, and this week we tried 'Burst' made by Brown's Brewing Co. The limited run product has a great flavor that goes perfectly with its name.
It doesn't matter what the weather is like this weekend, America On Tap is coming to Vernon Downs, period! This is your chance to spend some quality time with old friends, and family, sampling some great craft beer and playing horseshoes. Then you can stay for the races.
One of the best aspects of the craft beer industry is the continuous flow of new seasonal products. One local brewery that is particularly good at this is the Ommegang Brewery in Cooperstown, NY. They are one of Men's Health Magazine's "Best Beers for Fall," and will be featured at America On Tap coming to Vernon Downs.