Renowned more for its Riesling than its rye, New York’s grape-growing Finger Lakes region — think Western Upstate, between Ithaca, Rochester, and Syracuse — is actually one of the country’s most underrated beer destinations. Home to 36 craft breweries and 19 brewpubs (the largest concentration of beermakers in the state, despite what you might think!), it’s the perfect spot for a weekend beercation.
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A New Hampshire brewery where an employee was killed in a keg explosion is releasing a special beer in his memory.
Alcohol regulators in Massachusetts are pulling back from a rules change that had small beer brewers across the state fuming.
There’s a local pushback against a new Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission rule that many local brewers fear could put them out of business.
An up-and-coming local craft beer maker is laughing off a debate that’s brewing around accusations that its labels are sexist, racist, and downright offensive.
Massachusetts Office of Travel & Tourism has put together a small sampling of some of the microbreweries worth touring in the state.
Senator John Kerry files legislation aimed at reducing excise tax for small breweries.