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Bands Needed For 2016 Saranac Thursdays

Have you ever wanted to get on the stage at Saranac Thursday and show off your musical talents? Well, now is your chance. The F.X. Matt Brewing Company is now accepting music press kits from area bands.

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Foods People Miss When They Leave Utica

Every city or town has food their area is known for.  In Buffalo, New York it's the wings.  If you head north of the border, it's poutine...

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Its Your Move Saranac – Genesee Brewery Lights Up ‘Keg Tree’

The Genesee Brewery in Rochester recently lit up their Holiday 'Keg Tree' once again.

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The 1888 Tavern at F.X. Matt Brewery Shop Open For Happy Hour

For those of you Saranac fanatics who have always asked "When will the 1888 Tavern be open to the public for some after work drinks?" there is finally an answer and it is "Now!" The amazing tap house above the brewery shop at 830 Varrick Street is now open on select days as a full functioning bar.

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F.X. Matt Brewing Company Announces 2015 Schultz and Dooley Stein

Fans of the Schultz & Dooley beer steins heads up: the 2015 stein will be unveiled during the annual Schultz & Dooley Collectors' Festival. Please give a warm welcome to the new Basketball Player Stein.

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Saranac Brewery Wins 2015 Recycling Champion Award

The F.X. Matt Brewery in Utica is a huge staple in our community for many reasons. They are host to The Boilermaker after-party, Saranac Thursdays to benefit The United Way, and they make incredible beer! Recently, they were honored for the environmental efforts as well.

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Saranac Introduces Full Line of Jed’s Hard Sodas

The alcohol world was taken by storm just a few months ago with the release of a new hard root beer called 'Not Your Grandfather's Root Beer.' Well, Saranac Brewery had a similar idea dating back about 5 years ago and never ran with it. With the success of the other brand, they decided now is the time. Anything one can do they can do better.

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Kelsey Grammer Visits Saranac Brewery [VIDEO]

Anyone at Saranac Brewery Friday got quite the surprise when Kelsey Grammer stopped by.

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Have You Taken The Utica Club Sign Survey?

The F.X. Matt Brewery is looking for your help. The city of Utica's beloved Utica Club sign needs to be restored and updated for safety reasons. They have posted a survey asking for the public's opinion on the matter.

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Utica's Moscow Mule
This is a great drink. It's made with vodka and Utica's Saran Ginger Beer. (Photo by Bill Keeler / WIBX)
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Cocktail of the Weekend- The Utica Moscow Mule

This is a very awesome drink, especially for vodka lovers who enjoy ginger beer.  It's made with Utica's own Saranac 1888 Ginger Beer.  It's best served in a copper mug, which is totally American as the colonists used copper mugs for their drinks...

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Join Saranac for Their Annual Hop Harvest at Wrobel Farms in Bridgewater [Video]

One of the most important ingredients in any beer is hops. Not only do hops assist in flavoring the beer, but there are many other purposes that contribute to a beer's quality. One local farm has been growing and harvesting this valuable crop for Saranac for several years and the harvest has become an annual party and you are invited!

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Say Goodbye to Saranac Black Forest Beer

Saranac is saying goodbye to it's Black Forest beer, but it may not be forever.

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