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NYSBA Craft New York at Desmond 2014

Last year's Craft New York Brewers Festival.

A handful of beer events coming up:

February 21: Saratoga Beer Summit at Saratoga City Center
The annual cap to Saratoga Beer Week. Blurbage: "Sample over 200 releases from some of America's best craft breweries. Plus hang out in an atmosphere filled with live music, delicious food available for purchase and great vendors."
Tickets: $40 ahead / $50 at door

February 28: Snommegang Invitational Beer Festival in Oneonta
Brewery Ommegang partnered with America On Tap Beer Festivals. Blurbage: "In addition to Brewery Ommegang and our six brewing siblings, more than 30 breweries from across the United States will each pour at least two of their best offerings at the event. The beer tasting is accompanied by live music, food and activities - all within heated tents along Muller Plaza and surrounding businesses on Main Street."
Tickets: $50 ahead / $55 day of

March 7: Craft New York Brewers Festival at The Desmond
This is the second year for the event. Blurbage: "The Craft New York Brewers Festival will bring together 40 New York Breweries (and brewers) from every region of the state featuring up to 90+ hard to find and award winning beers. To make this very special event more exclusive, we will feature food sampling and pairing from local Albany restaurants and food vendors to go along with each brewery attending at no extra cost!"
Tickets: $40 ahead / $50 day of / VIP ahead $65 / VIP day of $75 / designated drivers $15

photo: New York State Brewers Association

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Also on March 7th:
Albany Winter Brewfest @ Washington Avenue Armory
http://www.albanywinterbrewfest.com/

And - not exactly beer, but kinda - Nine Pin is having their Anniversary Party on Sat. Feb 28 from 11am-9pm at their cidery on Broadway. It's $10/$15.

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