3rd Annual New York Craft Brewers Festival – FX Matt Brewing Company

Utica Saranac Festival 2017

The New York State Brewers Association is proud to announce the 3rd annual Craft New York Brewers Festival that will take place on June 10th, 2017 at the historic FX Matt Brewing Company in Utica, New York. The Craft New York Brewers Festival will bring together up to 45 New York State Breweries from every region of the state featuring up to 130 hard to find and award winning beers. *The brewers, owners, and direct brewery reps ALWAYS pour the beer at our festivals, and are there to answer your questions, share a beer with you, and have a lot of fun! 

To make this very special event more exclusive, we will once again feature special exhibits an the Malt and Hops industry in New York State, and have food available for purchase from local restaurants. There will also be live music from: tbd

We will once again feature a VIP ticket at this years event which will allow access to the festival one hour earlier, and allow you access to enjoy specially selected beer not available to the general public (these sold out last year and are limited, so buy early!). This is a great opportunity to get in early and talk with the brewers and enjoy an excellent selecton of local foodThe Farmhouse s.

This event is in support of the New York State Brewers Association to help further our mission of promoting the great craft beer being produced in this state every day.

4:00-8:00PM (VIP admission will be at 4pm, General Admission will begin at 5pm)
Online General Admission Price: $30 | Event Day Price (if available): $40 | VIP Admission $50 | VIP Admission Event Day Price (if available) $60 | Designated Drivers: $15

VIP Tickets are limited and will include the following:

– Access one hour early at 4pm

– Special beers only for VIP ticket holders, breweries bringing special and one off beers include  (list coming soon)

– Time to meet and talk with brewers from around the state enjoying VIP only beers

**VIP Beers include: Four Mile Brewing – REAP VOL III part of our Farm to Pint Series, CH Evans –  Union Station Quad 2015 – Belgian Style Quadrupel brewed with red currant and winner of the Governor’s Cup at TAP NY for best beer in the state! 12.2%, Binghamton Brewing – XocoKhan on nitro, Shmaltz BrewingBock Bock, Good Nature Brewing – Bourbon Barrel Aged Coffee Porter, Nedloh Brewing – Blonde Ginny, belgian blonde aged in gin barrels conditioned w/brett, Cooperstown Brewing, Induction 2016,  Livingood’s Brewery – Hive Wrecker:  Helles Bock brewed with local honey, Browns Brewing – Valencia Orange IPA “Burst”, Woodland Hop Farm and Fermentation – No Treason – Woodland’s interpretation of an Adambier, Strongrope Brewery – Social Butterfly Double IPA, 8.9% ABV, Critz Farms Brewing  – 007 Single Hop I.P. A., Cortland Beer – Flight Level 410 bourbon barrel, Mill House Brewing – special release of PK Pale, Brooklyn Brewery – Ghost Bottle Framboise, Moustasche Brewing – Blueberry+Ginger Tripel,  The Farmhouse Brewery – “Ain’t It Dandy?”  Dandelion Berliner Weisse, Chatham Brewing – Double IPA, Ommegang – Game Of Thrones – Seven Kingdoms Hoppy Wheat,  Keegan Ales – Citra, (More coming)

Tickets include admission, a 5-ounce souvenir tasting glass (yes glass) and the freedom to enjoy unlimited 3-ounce samples of the various beers present at the event.

This is a 21+ event. All attendees must show valid photo ID at the door. All attendees, including designated drivers, must be 21 or over to attend this event. No exceptions!

The New York Craft Brewers Festival will take place between 5–8pm (4pm for VIP) at the FX Matt Brewing Company located at 830 Varick St. Utica, NY 13502

Sponsored by BlueRock Energy and I Love NY



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