Hudson Valley Hops 2018

Amsdell Brewery workers Albany 1910

Workers at the George I. Amsdell Brewery in Albany sometime around 1910. / via Albany Institute of History & Art, Main photo Collection

The Hudson Valley Hops beer event returns to the Albany Institute May 19. Event blurbage:

Enjoy a regional craft beer tasting as well as an exhibition of local brewing history and a special program about brewing history in Troy.
Hudson Valley Hops 2018 will feature a one-time blind taste test featuring session beers from craft brewers in the Hudson Valley. Hosted by Steve Barnes of Times Union Table Hopping, with Jess Briganti, Weekday AM Weather Anchor for News10 ABC; Spectrum News/AlbanyArchives' Matt Malette; and Deanna Fox, local food writer as judges.
Hear from David Mulholland, whose family helped shape brewing history in Troy as Stoll's brewing, during a program called Brewing Beer in a Melting Pot. You'll also have the chance to help choose the 2018 People's Choice, and we'll have food from BMT Hospitality.

Eleven breweries from around the region are lined up to participate.

Hudson Valley Hops is Saturday, May 19 from 4-7 pm. Tickets are $35 ahead / $40 at the door.

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