Ithaca Beer Co.


Ithaca Beer Taproom Opening Thursday, Oct. 11th

  At last, Ithaca Beer is ready to open doors! ITHACA, N.Y. – Ithaca Beer Co. plans to open doors to the Taproom on Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 12:00PM.  The Taproom will initially open selling pints of beer, flights of beer, and a small local cheese plate pairing in[…]

Country Pumpkin Ale

Country Pumpkin is our medium-bodied harvest ale brewed with a medley of flavorful malt, pumpkin puree, Magnum hops and a touch of seasonal spices.The masterful blend of 2-Row, Vienna, Munich, Caramunich and Honey malt with Magnum hops balances the sweet pumpkin with an aroma of nutmeg, cinnamon, ginger and allspice[…]

Ithaca Beer Front Entrance

Updates on Opening New Brewery

August 27, 2012 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Ithaca Beer Co. – The little brewery that could…can and will! ITHACA, N.Y – Ithaca Beer Co. has had its hands full the last eight months, and some of you noticed.  Now there is some light at the end of the tunnel.  While Ithaca[…]

Taproom Chef

August 27, 2012 Chef Resumes Now Being Accepted Ithaca Beer Company is seeking a Chef for the soon-to-open restaurant within the newly constructed Taproom at Ithaca Beer. As Chef, you will collaborate with the company owner and restaurant management team to create a menu based around a wood-fired pizza oven,[…]

Tasting Room closing Saturday, August 25, 2012, end of the day.

August 20, 2012   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: In preparation for the new brewery opening, Ithaca Beer Co. to close doors on old tasting room this weekend. ITHACA, N.Y. – With excitement and anticipation of opening its brand new brewery and tap room in a few short weeks, Ithaca Beer Co.[…]

Silo Move

Today, we dropped our silo at the old brewery, and we moved it down to the new brewery. We’re getting close…slowly, but surely. We appreciate your patience. Check out the photos below to see the orchestrated process. [nggallery id=moving-the-silo]  

One small step….

…One giant leap. This past Tuesday morning, around 8:30AM, our talented production team orchestrated the unthinkable, and they did it in record time too! First, they hoisted our 16,000lb. bottling line out, up, and over the current building.  Next, they set the line down onto a waiting semi-truck that drove[…]

No More Tours For Now.

We’re done touring this joint! That’s right folks. We are done hosting weekend tours in the current brewing facility, because we’re busy moving tanks to the new place.  There’s just not much to see out back anymore. Tasting Room is still open everyday though. Stop in for a sample or[…]

Rochester Real Beer Week

Rochester Real Beer Week: June 15 – 23 Local business owners from the award winning South Wedge neighborhood have joined forces through the Business Association of the South Wedge Area (BASWA) to bring you a street party with over 80 of the most exciting craft beers currently available.  The event[…]

Beer Here: Brewing New York’s History

Beer Here: Brewing New York’s History To consider the fascinating yet largely anonymous legacy of beer brewing in New York City, the New-York Historical Society presents Beer Here: Brewing New York’s History. This exhibit surveys the social, economic, political, and technological history of the production and consumption of beer, ale, and porter[…]

2012 Ithaca Brew Fest Hiatus

2012 Ithaca Brew Fest Hiatus Organizers take the year off to prepare for Ithaca Beer Co. growth Ithaca, N.Y., March 22, 2012 – In anticipation the of Ithaca Beer Co. opening a new brewing facility and brew pub this Summer, Dan Mitchell founder of both Ithaca Beer and the Ithaca[…]

Kaya Beer Dinner

Ithaca Beer Pre Fixe Dinner at Kaya April 25, 2012 served 5:00 – 10:00PM Reservations Recommended Amuse:  Apricot Wheat Apricot Wheat, Campari and  Cara Cara Orange Shooter 1st Course:  Ground Break   Ground Break Steamed Mussels with Fennel Sausage, Cherry Tomatoes, Lemon, Cilantro 2nd Course: White Gold   Chop Salad,[…]

Fourteen Anniversary Ale Release Announced!

Saturday, April 14, 2012 We’re gonna double up, double down, piggyback, up the ante…or however else you sweeten the deal! Not only are we releasing Excelsior! LeBleu, but also Excelsior! Fourteen Anniversary Ale. Description: Fourteen Anniversary Ale is a hoppy black ale bursting with so much flavor you might think[…]

2012 Spring/Summer Tasting Room Hours

Spring is here and Summer on its way! Starting this weekend April 6, 2012, the Ithaca Beer Tasting Room will be open one hour later on Fridays and Saturdays and also opening later on Sundays at noon! SPRING/SUMMER STORE HOURS Sundays: 12:00 – 6:00PM Monday – Thursdays: 11:00 – 6:00PM[…]

New Brewhouse in da’ house.

Yesterday Ithaca Beer’s new brew house arrived!  Check out photos of the crew unloading it below… [nggallery id=NewBrewhouse2012] To view a slideshow of the building progress, CLICK HERE.

Ithaca Beer Co. Beer Lunch at Aurora Inn

Ithaca Beer Co. Beer Lunch at Aurora Inn Join us at the Aurora Inn for a beer paired luncheon.  $45++/person. For additional information or to make a reservation,* please call the Aurora Inn at (315) 364-8888. Reservations are strongly recommended. Download a Copy of the Menu Here   Reception Partly[…]

Excelsior! LeBleu Official Release Date Announced!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ithaca Beer Co. Announces Official Excelsior! LeBleu Release Date Ithaca, N.Y., March 22, 2012 – Ithaca Beer Co. is excited to announce it will release  Excelsior! LeBleu – Sour Blueberry Ale on Saturday, April 14, 2012 when doors open at 11:00AM.  Ithaca Beer will have special food pairing festivities[…]

New Silo Arrives!

March 14, 2012 On “pi day” (3.14…), Ithaca Beer welcomed the arrival and installation of it’s brand new silo!  Check out photos of the installation below… [nggallery id=NewSilo2012] To view a slideshow of the building progress, CLICK HERE.

Feb. 4 – 5th: Brewery Tours Canceled.

With all the growth happening at Ithaca Beer, we’re a little tight on space out back this weekend.  We’ll resume tours next weekend (2/11-12). Sorry for the inconvenience.   Cheers! Ithaca Beer Staff

Fourteen Anniversary Ale

Fourteen Anniversary Ale We fermented on the idea a bit, and now the wheels are in motion for an Excelsior! ale in celebration of 14 years of brewing.  Fourteen Anniversary Ale is still in the early stages, but our brewers are hard at work on a hoppy dark ale…a working[…]

Le Bleu Release update

Brewers and Ithaca Beer staff awoke this strangely warm and rainy day in January full of anticipation and excitement.  Today we cracked the barrels of Le Bleu. [nggallery id=LeBleu2012] After sampling a bit of the sour magic in each barrel – some filled in 2010 and some filled in 2011,[…]


New Brewery Progress

Check out the progress on our new brewery! [nggallery id=breweryprogress]   List of NY & Northeastern businesses working to building our new  brewery: Latipac Builders, Inc. – General contractors Newfield, NY Essex Structural Steel Co., Inc.  – Building manufacturer Cortland, NY D Squared Construction – Metal studs and framing Ithaca,[…]

Le Bleu Release

Wait for it…. Excelsior! Le Bleu, our delightful darling of a barrel-aged blueberry sour ale will be ready when it wants to be ready, and that is NOT on Dec. 31st this year. We are closely monitoring its progress. Please check back in mid-January 2012 when we announce any release[…]

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