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News From Around The Beer Trail

Rochester, New York: The Rohrbach Brewing Company continues its commitment to the city and the Public Market neighborhood by officially launching its new Beer Hall at its primary production facility on Railroad Street.  “We take great pride in our craft and we are very fortunate to expand our operation in this grand, old building adjacent . . .

2015 saw us completing an expanded Passport program and expanding the Beer Trail Map brochure once again, printing 120,000 copies at a larger size. The Finger Lakes Beer Festival grew substantially, and we redesigned and relaunched the Beer Trail website. We also introduced some new products and promotions and at the close of the year, we started selling a revamped, year-long Passport!

“This year is the year.”After more than three years from inception to near-fruition, Pilar McKay, Ryan Fitzsimmons and Tony Jones say the Silver Lake Brewing Project is about to open....As it stands, they estimate the project will open this summer.

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What started with the laying of a foundation last summer is slowly inching toward completion, including a new logo that adorns the wood-paneled front facade. When it's completed in the next few months, the Three Heads Brewery, located on Atlantic Avenue in Rochester's Neighborhood of the Arts, will be the newest destination for craft beer lovers in this region.


When the micro-brewery attempted to trademark its 'Empire Strikes Bock' name, Disney, owner of the Star Wars Franchise, threatened to crush the rebellion.

Instead of engaging in a potentially long and costly legal battle with an imperial army of lawyers, however, Empire Brewing withdrew its request. Then in a somewhat ingenious move, the brewery successfully filed for ownership of just the "Strikes Bock" name.

Beer Trail 2016 Passport
Ithaca/Tompkins County Convention & Visitors Bureau
Cortland Beer Company
Starkey\'s Lookout
Ithaca Coffee Company
Nedloh Brewing Co.
Grist Iron Brewing Company
Brew & Brats
The Lost Borough Brewing Co.
Finger Lakes Tasting Room
Empire Farm Brewery
Microtel - Bath
Climbing Bines Craft Ale Co.
Cider Creek Hard Cider
Hopshire Farm and Brewery
Vinehurst Inn & Suites
Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel
Wagner Valley Brewing Company
Rooster Fish Brewing
Roc Brewing Co.
Empire Brewing Company (Original Location)
Microtel - Penn Yan

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