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    Good beers in Rochester NY?

    We're going in late October and like to try local or at least different beers when we travel. Any suggestions?



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    Re: Good beers in Rochester NY?

    Check out Beeradvocate.com for local beer stores/breweries/brewpubs.

    As far as NY beer goes that I've tried, you can't really go wrong with stuff from Southern Tier or Ommegang.

    I'm not sure what else they have up there, but I don't think that beer culture is all that splendid in the great state of New York.


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    Re: Good beers in Rochester NY?

    You're actually traveling to an area that's more known for it's wine making (Finger Lakes region wineries). Hire a guide to take you on a full day wine trail tour. It's a blast (the tour guide drives).



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    Re: Good beers in Rochester NY?

    Quote Originally Posted by jumbopackage View Post
    Check out Beeradvocate.com for local beer stores/breweries/brewpubs.

    As far as NY beer goes that I've tried, you can't really go wrong with stuff from Southern Tier or Ommegang.

    I'm not sure what else they have up there, but I don't think that beer culture is all that splendid in the great state of New York.
    Never had Southern Tier, but I will second Ommegang. Their Abbey Ale is fantastic.

    Ommegang is basically an American brewery that is trying to copy Belgian monks trappist ales. They actually do a pretty fantastic job.


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