GABF sells out, Syracuse and Buffalo like their drinks, a brewfest, and a carwash brewery

Some interesting articles to share from the last week:

On the national front, The Great American Beer Fest sold out.  In minutes. There’s always sky-high StubHub tickets for the desperate.

Closer to home, a guy is interested in turning a Saranac Lake carwash into a microbrewery.  A brewfest is planned for the Corning Area.  And, Syracuse and Buffalo are included in a list by the Huffington Post. 

Links below!


Great American Beer Festival sells out in minutes
One needs to look no further than the Great American Beer Festival
held in Denver each year to see the rising popularity of craft beer.Just
five years ago, beer drinkers could wait until the week of the festival
to pick up a ticket or two. Not anymore. Thursday, the event sold out
in a matter of minutes…

http://www.coloradoan.com/article/20120802/BREWERY/308020033/Great-American-Beer-Festival-tickets-sell-out-matter-minutes

Microbrewery planned in Saranac Lake
Mark Gillis wants to turn an old carwash into Saranac Lake’s first microbrewery…
http://adirondackdailyenterprise.com/page/content.detail/id/532118/Microbrewery-planned-in-Saranac-Lake.html?nav=5017

Corning area brewfest August 25th
Tickets for the second annual N.Y. Craft Beer Experience are now available. The event will be held from 1-5 p.m. Aug. 25 at the Heritage Restaurant
and Meeting Place at the Indian Hills Golf Course…

http://www.the-leader.com/news/x1225365881/Experience-craft-beer-at-Heritage-Restaurant

Syracuse, Buffalo included in list of top ten drinking towns
An article from the Huffington Post that includes an interesting “Bar Density” map.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jed-kolko/eating-towns-drinking-towns_b_1729283.html

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