Saranac to turn wastewater into energy

I love public radio. WRVO, an NPR station for the greater Syracuse area, has an informative article on the FX Matts brewery’s efforts to install a new wastewater system.  The new system will generate enough energy to meet up to 40% of the business’s needs. The story has some audio and video for you, too.…

More on brewery tax credit, farm brewing

From The Post-Star in Glens Falls (includes a nice photo from inside the Olde Saratoga Brewery): A package of laws passed by state legislators Tuesday could get brewers hopping in a historic way, according to David Katleski, president of the New York Brewers Association. “I think New York state is poised to be one of…

Brewers grow hops in the Bronx

From DNAInfo.com New York: A pair of beer-makers based in the Bronx are teaming up with the neighborhood’s gardening communities this summer, in an attempt to craft a new brew with a super-local appeal — using ingredients grown in the borough. Read more: http://www.dnainfo.com/new-york/20120619/mott-haven/hops-grown-bronx-will-bring-truly-local-beer-brewery#ixzz1yKvFcoLt

Tax break for New York breweries

From The Washington Post: New York brewmeisters can celebrate with some Saranac beer brewed in the foothills of the Adirondacks or Brooklyn’s Monster Ale now that state officials have found a way to restore a tax break for craft beer brewers. Story Here.