Tickets Now On Sale For Craft NY Beer Fest

By Joe Gullo

Published 02/27 2014 11:27AM

Updated 02/27 2014 11:35AM

ALBANY, N.Y. - Tickets are now available for Craft New York Beer Fest. The beer fest is scheduled to take place at the Desmond Hotel and Conference Center in Albany on Saturday, March 22. 

A press release says Taste NY is a co-sponsor of the event, which features 30 New York State breweries. The beers will be paired with food from local restaurants, companies and farms.

“The Craft New York Beer Fest will be another great opportunity to showcase the many world-class beverages being brewed right here in New York State,” Governor Cuomo said. “Thank to the Taste NY initiative, more and more people are discovering that New York’s local growers and producers are second to none. I am pleased that Taste NY is joining with the New York State Brewers Association to put together the Beer Fest, and I encourage New Yorkers to come out and try some of our world-class farm-based foods and beverages.”

The following breweries will be attending this event:
  • Empire Brewing Company (Syracuse)
  • Saranac (Utica)
  • Brown’s Brewing Co. (Troy)
  • Adirondack Brewery and Pub (Lake George)
  • Lake Placid Pub and Brewery (Lake Placid)
  • Olde Saratoga Brewing Company (Saratoga Springs)
  • C.H. Evans Brewing Company (Albany)
  • Brooklyn Brewery (Brooklyn)
  • Druthers Brewing Company (Saratoga Springs)
  • Good Nature Farm Brewery and Tap Room (Hamilton)
  • Sixpoint (Brooklyn)
  •  Great South Bay Brewery (Bay Shore)
  • Rushing Duck Brewing Co. (Chester)
  • Ithaca Beer Company (Ithaca)
  • Bronx Brewery (Bronx)
  • St. Lawrence Brewing Co. (Canton)
  • Water Street Brewing Co. (Binghamton)
  • Kuka-Andean Brewing Company (Blauvelt)
  • Schmaltz Brewing Company (Clifton Park)
  • Chatham Brewing (Chatham)
  • Southern Tier Brewing Company (Lakewood)
  • Community Beer Works (Buffalo)
  • Hamburg Brewing Company (Hamburg)
  • Crossroads Brewing Company (Athens)
  • Brewery Ommegang (Cooperstown)
  • Peekskill Brewery (Peekskill)
  • Middle Ages Brewing Company (Syracuse)
  • Captain Lawrence Brewing Company (Elmsford)
  • Naked Dove Brewing Company (Canandaigua)
  • Greenport Harbor Brewing Co. (Greenport)
Tickets can be purchased online at A limited number of printed tickets are available at the following locations: Albany Pump Station, Browns Brewing Company, and Olde Saratoga Brewing Company.

The event runs from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. 

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