Ithaca Beer Co.


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[…]

Gift Baskets Are Back!

Spread Holiday Wishes and Cheer with Ithaca Beer Gift Baskets Each year, the staff at Ithaca Beer has more fun deliberating and creating what we think are would be the very best gift Ithaca Beer gift.  This year we are excited to offer the Apricot Wheat Lovers Basket – $35,[…]

Ithaca Beer vs. Sierra Nevada this Wednesday!

In celebration of Syracuse Beer Week Join us at Blue Tusk this Wednesday (Nov. 9th) starting at 6PM as we challenge the Sierra Nevada beer line-up. Try Excelsior! Brute, Excelsior! White Gold, Gorges Smoked Porter, Flower Power, and CascaZilla and let us know which beer is better! Blue Tusk 165[…]

DBGB Beer Dinner – NYC

DBGB’s French country cold weather dinner series continues with an evening of Cassoulet. Chef Olivier Quignon’s take on the rustic classic from South Western France is generously laden with duck confit, house made sausages, melt in your mouth braised pork belly and succulent lamb ribs over a garlic scented white[…]

Brewmaster Jeff O’Neil to leave Ithaca Beer Co. Thursday, October 27, 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Brewmaster Jeff O’Neil to leave Ithaca Beer Co. Thursday, October 27, 2011October 24, 2011–Ithaca Beer Co. announces the departure of brewmaster, Jeff “Chief” O’Neil, who will no longer be employed by the company after October 27, 2011. O’Neil, who has spent eight years brewing at Ithaca Beer[…]

West Haven Autumn Harvest Dinner

West Haven Autumn Harvest Dinner Sunday, November 13th, 201 4:00pm Farm Tour & Reception at West Haven Farm 5:30pm Dinner at Ecovillage Frog Common House WHERE: West Haven Farm, Ecovillage, Ithaca CHEFS: Jen Irwin & Stan Walton from Just a Taste Restaurant BEER: Specialty Brews from Ithaca Beer MENU: Tapas[…]

Super Friends Takes Silver at GABF!

The Results are in!  Super Friends takes Silver at GABF! Super Friends – a limited draft only collaborative brett beer won silver at the Great American Beer Festival in the American-Style Brett Ale category! To learn more about all winners at GABF check out the full results HERE.

Craft Beer & Pizza Pie – Oh me! Oh my!

Craft Beer & Pizza Pie – Oh me! Oh my! Join us at the brewery THIS THURSDAY, Sept. 22nd from 3:00PM – 7:00PM for Ithaca Beer inspired flat bread pizzas.  Chef Leslie Muhlhahn of Finger Lakes Flat bread will be slingin’ hot and tasty  flat bread pies right here in[…]

NY Craft Beer Week

Join us this year all around New York City for NY Craft Beer Week (Sept. 16 – 25, 2011) where we’ll be taking part in all sorts of activities!  Read on for the full list… Friday, September 16th Pony Bar 637 10th Ave. New York, NY 10036 TIME: starts at[…]

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