beer-itinerary

Wineries, Breweries and Distilleries, oh my!

Whether you're a serious connoisseur or you just like to try different flavors,

you'll delight in all the choices!

 

 

1) Artisanal Brew Works

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A pair of local high school teachers got together to make a worldclass beer with local ingredients. If you have a particular fancy for Belgian brews, this is the place to come.

2) Upstate Distilling Company

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The former headquarters of Serotta bicycles now houses an equally high-performing distillery.--the first new distillery in Saratoga Springs since Prohibition. They make and offer their very own whiskey, rye and vodka.

3) Druthers Brewing Company

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How about craft beer, live music and wood fired pizza. A great night out. They even let you bring your dog!

4) Swedish Hill Saratoga Springs

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They’ve brought their award-winning wines here from the Finger Lake. You’ll also find a collection of wine gifts and New York produced gourmet food items.

5) Saratoga Winery and Tasting Room

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Pull up a chair at the Adirondack style tasting bar and learn from their knowledgeable staff as you sip away.

6) Olde Saratoga Brewing Company

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“It’s like a brewfest every day. Fill a growler. Take a tour.” They have 21 beers on tap! Tap Room & Company Store MON - Fri 2-8 PM | Sat 12-8 PM | Sun 12-4 PM

7) High Rock Distillery

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This hidden gem makes several different moonshines on site and has a tasting room. Check out their menu of cocktails--the flavored margaritas are to-die-for! The atmosphere is casual, parking is on the side of the building closest to the stop light, and you just seat yourself.

8) Thirsty Owl

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Experience an educational wine tasting or have a glass on the patio or popular garden seating.

9) R.S. Taylor & Sons Brewery

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They even grow some of their own hops! Enjoy 50 acres of rolling hills, waterfalls and outstanding farm country views. Relax in an Adirondack chair, sipping a pint. Or visit their downtown Saratoga Brewery Tap Room, where locally made cheeses, fresh salads, soups and sandwiches are served on the patio or upstairs at the tap room.

10) Spa City Brew Bus

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Want to keep it simple? Try the Brew Bus Tour!  with convenient pick-ups & drop-offs at local businesses and 4-5 tastings at each Craft Beverage location. They offer scheduled and private tours that can be customized. (518) 309-BREW

Want even more options? View our full list of "Spirits" venues.

 

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