The Rich Cider Culture of the Finger Lakes

This article first appeared October 25th on thirstymag. In the tippy top of New York State, bordering Lake Ontario, the 14 counties of the Finger Lakes region boast a rich tradition of apple farms, and a booming cider sector.  Exactly three years ago, Governor Cuomo helped pass the Farm Cidery Bill, which made available a new license to farm cideries, (similar to farm wineries, breweries … Continue reading The Rich Cider Culture of the Finger Lakes

Downtown Dialogues: Beer Is Culture

Note: this article first appeared on thirstynyc.com Downtown Dialogues: Beer Is Culture The newly opened Seaport Studios hosted a one-of-a-kind evening for any beer lover: an in-depth conversation with Sixpoint Brewery Manager Danny Bruckert about the craft of beer making.  Bruckert, who received his brewing education at the American Brewers Guild, shared detailed knowledge on the many factors that go into designing a beer.   … Continue reading Downtown Dialogues: Beer Is Culture