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Rare Forums: Evenings with historian Gerry Lorentz

Join us on Monday evenings (once a month) as Gerry Lorentz, professor at SUNY Empire State College, author and local beer historian, presents different topics on local beer history. Presentations start at 7:00 and run for 30 minutes followed by a Q & A session. These are free and open to the public. See our Facebook page for announced dates.

Fridays = Pretzel Night!

Swing into the taproom on Friday nights for cold beer and warm pretzels! Starting at 4PM we will have handmade pretzels from The Placid Baker available until they sell out. $3 each includes spicy mustard.

Trivia Wednesdays!

Come and get smart at Trivia Night every Wednesday from 7-9PM! Hosted by Matt MacArevey and Greg Back. Prepare to be challenged in areas of pop culture, sports, history, local knowledge, and more. We'll also have some guest questions from some of our favorite people in Troy. Come drink and know things! Team max size is 5. Prizes for best team name, halftime score leader, and final winner.

Mayor Madden helps us mash-in

We were thrilled to have the assistance from Mayor Patrick Madden with the mash-in of our South Troy wet hop IPA on Tuesday, August 2nd. We chatted about the importance of small businesses for economies and it was fun to learn he is a former home brewer as well.

Read all about it in the article link above.