Monday, December 17, 2018
Discover the history of Cooperstown with the area’s many breweries, distilleries, and wineries along the Cooperstown Beverage Trail! Well before baseball became America’s favorite pastime, Cooperstown was once the hop-growing capital of North America. The Cooperstown Beverage Trail offers 37 miles of a chance to sample local brews, wines, and spirits that help make Cooperstown a unique stopover for enjoying a tasty libation.
Sip and savor your way through central New York by visiting these local establishments along the Cooperstown Beverage Trail:
Located in Cooperstown, Brewery Ommegang is local favorite farmstead brewery featuring tours and tastings of its Belgian-style beers and bite-size eats. Be sure to also ask about the final release of their 2018 Game of Thrones-inspired Royal Reserve Collection, King in the North.
656 Co Hwy 33
As the only distillery on the Cooperstown Beverage Trail, the Cooperstown Distillery is micro-distillery serving a small-batch line of spirits. Using almost entirely New York State grains, you can enjoy the “grain to bottle” experience. Join a VIP tour and witness the entire process, from the mash to distillation.
11 Railroad Ave., Cooperstown, NY
Pail Shop Vineyards
Pail Shop Vineyards highlights the spirit of Cooperstown’s early settlers who grew cold climate grape varietals and crafted wines of the region. Enjoy wine tastings and a variety of events throughout the year including Painting at Pail Shop.
126 Goose St, Fly Creek, NY
Cooperstown Brewing Company
Located in Milford, the Cooperstown Brewing Company is a small-batch brewery that produces ales, porters, and stouts. Enjoy tastings at their on-site tasting room.
110 River Street, Milford, NY
Fly Creek Cider Mill
The Fly Creek Cider Mill is a historic water-powered cider mill located in Cooperstown on the banks of Fly Creek. Choose from over 40 different daily tastings, including apple wines, hard ciders, mill-aged cheddar cheese, and fresh mill fudge. With their winery, restaurant, and various on-site activities it is a perfect place to spend a Saturday afternoon.
288 Goose Street, Fly Creek, NY
Bear Pond Winery
Located in Oneonta, Bear Pond Winery offers a wide variety of blends at their petite winery. Their one-acre vineyard produces varietals ranging from Riesling, Concord, Niagara, and others.
2515 NY-28, Oneonta, NY
Butternuts Beer & Ale
Noted for their fine balanced composition and excellent taste, Butternuts Beer and Ale is a small-batch brewery located in Garratsville, NY. Claiming, “a beer even your mom will love”, their creatively named brews offer a good laugh and a craft beer taste you will love right out of the can.
4021 NY-51, Garratsville, NY
Rustic Ridge Winery
Located on a local farm in Burlington Flats, NY, Rustic Ridge Winery is a family-run winery that works with a small vineyard in the Finger Lakes region. Please your palette with their diverse selection of New York state wines, such as their two New York State Rieslings. The farm also offers local Amish cheeses and jams to complete your experience.
2805 St. Hwy 80, Burlington Flats, NY
The Inn at Cooperstown bed and brew packages
Another great way to enjoy the brewery scene here in Cooperstown is to purchase one of our bed and brew packages and experience the VIP treatment! We have partnered with a local favorite, Brewery Ommegang, to offer guests a unique way to take their Cooperstown getaway to the next level. Upgrade your getaway by experiencing what makes Cooperstown unique while enjoying a cozy stay in one of our beautiful rooms.
Special Edition Bed and Brew Package
Join Brewery Ommegang’s Brewmaster and Innovation Manager for a tasting of four different beers from Ommegang’s pilot system. As a guest of The Inn at Cooperstown and part of this package, you will be tasting beers that have not yet been released to the public! The brews will be paired with delicious food at the gourmet beer and food pairing.
See here for more details. Be sure to call 607-547-5756 to book the January Special Edition Bed and Brew Package.
Bed and Brew with Brewery Ommegang
Who wouldn’t want to stay at a cozy inn and sample some tasty beer during their next weekend getaway? Well, you can do just that with The Inn at Cooperstown Bed and Brew package with Brewery Ommegang. Enjoy a two-night stay at The Inn at Cooperstown, transportation to and from Brewery Ommegang, VIP brewery tours, food and beer pairings, and so much more!
See here for further details. Be sure to call 607-547-5756 to book the January Special Edition Bed and Brew Package.
Stay at The Inn at Cooperstown
Discover genuine hospitality at The Inn at Cooperstown. Our distinct character and charm can be seen in every detail, from our luxurious amenities to our comfortable and cozy rooms and suites. Complete your visit with a stay at The Inn at Cooperstown and be sure to inquire about one of our bed and brew packages, a truly unique way to discover the best of Cooperstown.