Brunch and Pretzels

Brunch and Pretzels

Serving brunch on Sundays has been something we have wanted to do for a while.  Now, with the passing of “The Brunch Bill” by Governor Cuomo on September 7, 2016, and the completion of our new room, we can go a step further with the vision of the brewery. Coco’s Cafés...

SBC Welcomes a New Staff Member

We’ve been hard at work trying to develop an atmosphere at the brewery where people are comfortable and engaged with beer, music, food, and the social scene. Our new addition has helped us accomplish this task, and the build out of the deck this spring will further...
A word on our 2nd year

A word on our 2nd year

When our first-year celebration ended, I reflected on the previous year being a Finger Lakes Brewery. A couple things were a given: our customers are great, and I can’t wait to see what the next year will bring.  Now, as I reflect on 2016, I have the same feelings....
More tanks = More beer

More tanks = More beer

After a great first full year of brewing, we came to the conclusion that a bigger fermenter and a refrigerated brite tank will give us more options and flexibility, but more importantly…the ability to brew more beer!  At one point last year, we came close to...
Why a Farm Brewery?

Why a Farm Brewery?

When I began considering the idea of opening a brewery in the Finger Lakes with my family, we got word of the New York State Farm Brewery Law, which requires farm brewers to use NYS grown hops, malt, and other ingredients in their product (excluding water). Until...