Breweries and Distilleries
The Finger Lakes may be best known for its wine region, but we shouldn’t forget about the amazing up-and-coming craft beer scene in the area! There are over 75 amazing breweries in the Finger Lakes region. Whether you’re planning on enjoying live music while sipping a cold brew or you want to take in the view of one of the local lakes in a cozy brewery, you’ll find everything you need in the list below! Check out our favorite Finger Lakes breweries. If you’re interested in learning even more about brews in this area, read up on the Finger Lakes Beer Trail.
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Abandon Brewing Company is focused on providing interesting and creative beers supported by great service. Abandon provides families and friends a relaxed atmosphere within an early 1800's reconditioned barn, on a hill overlooking Keuka Lake.
We're a craft distillery on the east shore of Seneca Lake in Upstate New York, and we make something a little different.
Located in scenic Skaneateles, Finger Lakes On Tap hopes to be your new destination in the Finger Lakes to explore the unique and vibrant community of brewers and their offerings. Always fresh, always varied, with over 60 taps, you can try a unique sampling of craft beer from around the region every time you visit.
New Keuka Lake brewery and tasting room specializing in New York State wine, beer, liquor, and cider.
Microbrewery offering tastings & growlers of its various beers, plus a gift shop with logo items.
Krooked Tusker Distillery is a farm distillery striving to produce small, hand crafted batches of whiskey, vodka, gin, and other libations.
Vibrant brewpub featuring a variety of craft brews & New American bites in an industrial-chic space.
Our Brew master Garrett has been refining his craft for over a decade, starting from his first few beers in the 2000's, bottles a few years later, and moving onto kegs about 7 years ago. He traveled to Europe to find the best tasting recipes and techniques, and brought them back here for us to enjoy. Each recipe we use has been painstakingly tested, improved, and tested again, to make sure that each one of our beers is something we can be proud of. We offer flights/tastings, pints, and growler fills. Have your own growler? Bring it in, we don't discriminate! Don’t have your own? Well we have one just for you.
Wagner Valley Brewing Co, established in 1997, is one of the oldest craft breweries in the Finger Lakes Region of upstate New York and the first craft brewery opened on Seneca Lake. WVBC currently has 9 draft lines with styles rotating often. Adjoining the winery at Wagner Vineyards, it is one of the region’s most popular craft brew and wine tasting destinations. Enjoy lunch March - December at The Ginny Lee Café with a view of the lake and vineyards (visit website for hours).