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Burgeoning Craft Beer Industry Creates Niche Market For Limited Release Beers
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New Craft Beer Competition Coming in This Year’s New York State Fair!

Some exciting news to look forward to for beer lovers in the Capital Region!

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(Left) Credit: Daniel Barry, Getty Images (Right) Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images

If Albany Were a Beer, Which One Would It Be? [POLL]

Does Albany give off an IPA vibe, or are we more of a Shandy? 

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Saratoga Harvest Fest to Take Over Track Tomorrow

Fall is officially here and so it's time to celebrate crisp air, crunchy leaves and cold beer.

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Beer Drinkers Sample A Variety Of Styles And Flavors At Chicago Beer Festival
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Great Upstate Breweries To Try At Troy On Tap

Don't forget to try out some tasty libations that are made here in Upstate New York.

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George Doyle, ThinkStock

21 Fun Ways To Open A Beer Bottle [VIDEO]

So I am getting excited about our upcoming event Electric City On Tap this Saturday at the Schenectady Armory, but more about that in a minute. First I have to share this cool video I found with 21 different hacks you can use to open a beer bottle when you don't have an opener nearby.

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Beers The Stars Are Drinking

Have you ever wondered what beer your favorite celebrities drink?

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5 Best Places To Drink Beer [List]

For those of us who enjoy having a beer or two, we all have our favorite kind (or kinds).

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Credit: Adam Berry / Stringer

New York Breweries In The Top-50

Let's celebrate with a drink.

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Janet Koelling, ThinkStock

Kick Off Saratoga Beer Week With NYS Brewers Party

By now you're probably getting excited to hit up the annual Saratoga Beer Summit, coming to the Saratoga Convention Center on Feb. 21. Well we've got something else for you to be excited about.

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Townsquare Media, Nick Lee

Oktobeerfest 2014: Fall Kicks Off With Great Beer + Music [PHOTOS]

Fall is here and what better way to kick it off than Oktobeefest?

The beer gods graced us with beautiful weather to go along with the awesome beer and music. 

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Anna Gontarek-Janicka, ThinkStock

Oktobeerfest 2014 Coming This Month

Get your bratwurst-eating mouth ready for the annual Oktobeerfest, coming to the Saratoga County Fairgrounds this month!

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Learn How To Make Beer [VIDEO]

We see it, we love it, we drink it. But how is it made? Sure, I bet you already know there are hops and barley and magic involved, but this video breaks down the process for you.

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Janet Koelling, ThinkStock

5 Facts About Beer You May Not Know

Troy on Tap is this Saturday at the Troy Riverfront Park.

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Troy on Tap Events: Beer Scavenger Hunt, Sampling + More

Troy on Tap is coming up in just a couple of weeks on Saturday, Sept. 6. But did you know there's a week's worth of fun leading up to the event?

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Best Outdoor Activities to Pair with Beer

With summer finally upon us it is time to start doing things that are summer clichés and time to start enjoying the weather outside.

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Saratoga Brewfest Breweries Announced

Saratoga Brewfest is just a few weeks away and today we have news to celebrate!

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Saratoga Brewfest Coming in June: Pre-Sale Tickets for Limited Time Only

Upstate New York’s biggest and best craft beer festival is just around the corner!

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Ultimate Guide to Saratoga Beer Week

Saratoga Beer Week is approaching quickly and we’ve got your ultimate guide so you don’t miss out on any of the fun!

OFFICIAL KICK OFF PARTY: Tuesday, Feb 18 at 5 p...

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World of Beer to Open in Crossgates

Good news beer lovers!!! World of Beer is coming to Crossgates.

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Exclusive Saratoga Brewfest Father’s Day Offer

Still need a last minute gift for Father’s Day? We’ve got you covered! It is one thing to say that you love your dad, but it’s another thing to show it, and what better way to show dad your love than with beer...

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Saratoga Beer Summit [PHOTOS]

Who knew that your dreams could all come true in Saratoga and all in one day! If you missed the Saratoga Beer Summit, which was the capstone event of Saratoga Beer Week, then you really missed out on some great beer and cider too! 

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Best Bars In Albany For Drinking On St. Patrick’s Day


St. Patrick's Day is one of a select few days each year in which it acceptable to drink all day long. Luckily, the Albany area has a vast number of establishments for people, Irish or not, to partake in the St...

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Saratoga Beer Week Rare Beer + Cask Ale Event [PHOTOS]

Albany area beer connoisseurs were out in full force at the Rare Beer + Cask Ale Event as part of Saratoga Beer Week on Thursday 2/22. A dozen breweries were represented with some of best of the best and of course rare beers. We had some favorites for the night for sure and clearly so did all of the other beer geeks in attendance. 

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They Even Have Gluten Free Beer At Saratoga Beer Week

Are you picky about what kind of beer resides in your glass? Would you believe an event with over 150 types of "brewskis"?  Read on! 

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