An Exciting Year Ahead for NYS Craft Beer

January 30th, 2018 • by Paul Leone

An Exciting Year Ahead for NYS Craft Beer

• by Paul Leone

Only one month in and 2018 is already proving to be the most exciting in the history of New York State craft beer! Within a few months, New York State will have more registered breweries than any other time in history surpassing 393 in the year 1876. In addition to growing Brewery and Allied membership, […]

New York State Craft Brewers Conference Scholarship

November 13th, 2017 • by Paul Leone

The New York State Brewers Association is proud to announce that ABS Commercial is making it possible for three New York State breweries to attend the New York State Craft Brewers Conference presented by DWS Printing. Here is your chance to attend the conference through the ABS Commercial Scholarship. Each winning brewery receives conference registration for […]

Canal Corporation, Suny, To Host Forum On Future Of Craft Beer In The Mohawk Valley And Erie Canal

October 27th, 2017 • by Paul Leone

Forum Follows Up on Transformative Legislation for the Brewing and Spirits Industries Championed by Governor Cuomo UTICA–The brewing and hops industries have helped define the legacy of the Erie Canal and the Mohawk Valley. How they can again serve as an economic catalyst in the region and revitalize communities will be discussed at a forum […]

The Business & Industry of Beer

• by Paul Leone

What does it take to build a multi-million dollar business? Upstate Capital is hosting an event to discuss what it takes to grow a multi-million dollar business in New York, highlighting the Shmaltz Brewing story. The program will feature insights and information valuable for business executives aiming to grow their companies from $1M to $10M […]

And the Winners Are…

August 3rd, 2017 • by Paul Leone

New York Craft Beer Competition and Governor’s Excelsior Cup Results

New York Craft Beer Competition and Governor’s Excelsior Cup Results

August 2nd, 2017 • by Paul Leone

In its 1st year, the 2017 New York State Craft Beer competition awarded 63 medals to some of the best craft beers in New York State, plus awarded the 1st ever Governor’s Excelsior Cup to the brewery who was voted to have the best beer in the State. Overview: New York State Craft Beer Competition The […]

New York Craft Brewers Festival – Albany, NY

June 28th, 2017 • by Paul Leone

Coming soon – tickets to our Craft Brewers Festival at the Desmond Hotel DATE: March 9, 2019 Time: 4pm – 8pm All proceeds benefit the New York State Brewers Association – please support us, and in turn support New York State craft beer ** STAY TUNED FOR DETAILS, TICKETS & MORE **

Brewer Event: Beer Quality Summit – Free

May 4th, 2017 • by Paul Leone

Rheonix is once again hosting a free seminar for New York State brewers to learn more about the SpoilerAlert™ Assay. The assay is a molecular diagnostics test which determines the presence of beer spoilage organisms. They will even test samples live at the seminar for samples submitted by May 16. Food and beverages will be served. Date: […]

FDA Labeling Update for Craft Beer

March 21st, 2017 • by Paul Leone

From Paul Gatza Here is where we are: –FDA enforcement in chain restaurants and similar retail food establishments starts in May. –The Brewers Association and FDA reached alignment in January that FDA would like to have brand-specific values for calories and carbohydrates. The nine lesser nutrients (total fat, calories from fat, saturated fat, trans fat, […]

Opening a Small Brewery Workshop

February 23rd, 2017 • by Paul Leone

Sunday March 19 and Monday March 20 9:00 am – 6:00 pm   If you are considering opening a brewery you owe it to yourself to be as informed as possible.   This intensive two-day workshop to be held at Hopshire Farm & Brewery in Freeville, NY will allow you to participate in a 7 barrel […]