Monday, July 30, 2012

Supporting Your Local Brewery




Tried a can of Dog Bite High Gravity Lager last week. Never again! Localism only goes so far. This horrendous "high alcohol malt liquor product" is made by Rock Wall Brewing Co., a subsidiary of the Genesee Brewing Company. Another subsidiary, the Dundee Brewing Company (sorry, no girly pic), is at the other end of the spectrum, producing craft beers.

The old standby, Genesee Cream Ale, which my grandmother enjoyed but none of us kids would drink unless we had to, and my new favorite, the "aggressively hopped ale with primary flavor characteristics of floral and citrus bitterness" Dundee India Pale Ale, are my two beers of choice.

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3 Comments:

Blogger Pints in NYC said...

Come to NYC. We have some great local brews here.

July 30, 2012 at 9:15 PM  
Blogger Iosue Andreas Sartorius said...

Indeed. I had my first Brooklyn Brewery product last week at the Carolina Chocolate Drops show in town. Great stuff.

July 30, 2012 at 9:20 PM  
Blogger Gaius said...

Southern Tier, Saranac and Ommegang are some more good upstate NY breweries. And you should go to the Tap and Mallet in the South Wedge of Rochester (my neighborhood!). They have an always-changing selection of 20 or 30 beers on tap.

August 3, 2012 at 4:51 PM  

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