Keep Calm and Have a Finger Lakes Beer

The craft beer scene is exploding nationwide. If you want to soak in the suds, there’s never been a better time to do so than in the past few years, and the beer expansion is showing few signs of slowing down.

So, with all this good stuff to drink, how does one even start to taste? Well, with a glass of course!

What’s in a Name?
A brewery is just a brewery, but a brewery with an interesting name attracts attention. Some names seem pretty conventional, others are downright weird.

One might have to assume that the Seneca Lake Brewing Company is located on Seneca Lake (BINGO! Rock Stream, to be precise). Upstate Brewing in Elmira boasts a rotating list of over 40 different beers.

Don’t let an old name fool you. Yes, Genesee is the maker of stuff your granddad used to drink at the bowling alley, but like many major producers, it has a separate operation for craft beers, brewed at the Genesee Brew House, founded in 2012.

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