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Hops & Hens II

Our Hops & Hens special is back in the Taproom starting Friday October 28 at 5pm! Hops & Hens is a from scratch, limited Taproom series using ingredients from our garden and pasture, with a focus on our free-range, organically-fed rainbow ranger chickens. Menu: Rainbow Ranger half chicken prepared two ways: wood oven[…]


2016 Box of Hops Release: Our Dankest Hours

Welcome to the Dank Side. We’ve unleashed our full hop fury once again with our 4th annual release of Box of Hops! Our limited variety 12 pack features Flower Power, Pacific Gravity, and our latest hop-forward creations, Hopmanian Devil, and Dr. Zaic Dr. Zaic. We’ll be promoting our 2016 Box[…]


2016 Hoptoberfest

Join us on October 15 for Ithaca Beer’s First Annual Hoptoberfest – our Finger Lakes take on the traditional Bavarian bender that makes Munich tick. No need for tired oom-pah-pah when we’ll have the thunderously fun Fall Creek Brass Band and fresh Cayugan jams from the Zydeco Trail Riders. There[…]

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White Gold Re-Release

The Rumors are True! You requested, we responded – White Gold is back on draft! White Gold Rustic Pale Wheat Ale from our Excelsior! Series A Belgo-American Ale brewed with German Pilsner and French wheat malts, European and New Zealand grown hops, and fermented with Belgian and Brettanomyces yeasts. Enjoy the[…]


IBC 2016 Summer Live Music Line-up

Ready… Set… Mark Your Calendars: 8/11 – City Limits 8/18 – Milkweed 8/25 – The Grady Girls All music is from 7-9pm The food truck will be open for beer and food each night, featuring a new special menu from our kitchen. Food Truck Menu 8.18.16 Tamale Smoked Pig Head, Masa,[…]


Ride With Team Ithaca Beer 9.10.16!

Join Team Ithaca Beer for the Aids Ride For Life 2016 in Ithaca, NY! WHAT DOES THAT MEAN FOR YOU? Our team is open to anyone who would like to join our vibrant collective interested in making a positive difference in our community. There is no limit to our team size, and we would love for[…]

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Camp Ithaca at GrassRoots

Camp Ithaca Ithaca is well known for its scenic parks, breath-taking gorges, and easy access to all of the natural bounty of the Finger Lakes region. Camp Ithaca is our celebration of nature; it is the spirit of pitching a tent just to be out there, of hiking, biking, and swimming, and[…]

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Friday, April 29, 5 PM – 9 PM at the Ithaca Beer Co. Taproom Spring has Sprung in the Finger Lakes and we’re ready for the glorious weather out on our patio! So to kick off this much awaited occasion, we invite you to LAWNCH – our festive feast with[…]

FLX League of Extraordinary Liquids

If our gorgeous Finger Lakes region excels in one thing, it’s craft beverages, and we’d like to bring a little recognition to some of our stellar local producers! What is it? -An event series in which we bring other local beverage producers in to celebrate what they do -Each night[…]

Wild Game DInner

February 23rd – Ithaca Beer Dinner #2: Wild Game

Please join us for the second edition of our wildly popular Ithaca Beer Dinner Series, with a distinctively unique, five-course menu. Chef Brian Welch has created a delectably uncommon menu with a variety of rich, locally sourced game including venison, duck, and quail. Every Ithaca Beer Dinner contains a new[…]


Creeker Release Party February 4th!

“Creeker is a slice of heaven.” — BeerAdvocate On February 4th, we’re celebrating Creeker’s release with a party at our Taproom followed up by some more fun at at The Westy in Ithaca, New York. Meet the brewers at 4 PM at our Taproom, where Creeker will be available on[…]

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Super Stout Launches as a Year Round Brand!

Back by popular demand, we just launched Super Stout as a full year brand in package and draft! First released in early 2015, Super Stout was well received by coffee lovers and craft beer drinkers alike. Super Stout is brewed with a specially developed blend of high quality Arabica coffee[…]

Introducing our 2016 Ithaca Beer Dinner Series

We are pleased to invite you to our Taproom on Tuesday, January 26th at 6 pm for the premiere of our 2016 Ithaca Beer Dinners, a series of exclusive dinner events we will be hosting throughout the upcoming year. Ithaca Beer Dinners are a celebration of the true Spirit of[…]


Happy Holidays to All!

It’s the season of giving, and this holiday season we would like to extend a sincere thank you to every one who has consistently patronized our business and showed their support, making Ithaca Beer Company what it is today. It has been a great year, and we are very excited[…]


Anniversary 18 Celebration is Here!

It’s time to celebrate! On December 4th  from 5 – 8 pm, we’re throwing a party and inviting everyone to enjoy music, food, and the debut of our anniversary beer, a traditional Baltic Porter featuring complex, multi-layered flavors and aromas, with American oak taking center stage. Admission gets you exclusive[…]


The 2015 Box of Hops

Tune-Up the Taste Buds, Box of Hops is Returning with a Brand New Citrus Double IPA. We are about to unleash full hop fury once again with the 3rd annual release of Box of Hops on Thursday, October 22nd.  This four-beer variety pack was so popular last year–selling out in record time,[…]


GreenTrails: Happy Trails to Our Bike Winners!

For our Spring 2015 GreenTrails Promotion we partnered with Cycle-CNY, a not-for-profit with a mission is to create, enhance and preserve great trail experiences for mountain bikers in the Finger Lakes and Southern Tier of New York. Through May and June, Ithaca Beer Co. and our partner wholesalers donated a[…]

Ride With Us!

We’re super excited to team up with Gimme! Coffee and Dan Smalls Presents this year for the Aids Ride For Life in Ithaca, NY! WHAT DOES THAT MEAN FOR YOU? We’re extending an open invite to anyone interested in joining our team of fine folks interested in making a positive[…]

Anniversary 17!

It’s our anniversary and we’re having a party! On December 4th we’ll release our latest anniversary/birthday beer as we begin our 17th year! Here’s what you need to know about the latest Excelsior! brew: Our ANNIVERSARY 17 is a hybrid between a Wheat ale and an India Pale Ale. The[…]

We’re on The Travel Channel

Last year we had the pleasure of showing The Travel Channel around our facilities. They wrapped up a great looking video and sent it our way, and we’re happy to share it with you! Enjoy.

Introducing Excelsior! Luminous – Golden Wild Ale

Ithaca Beer Co. returns its attention on wild ales with the release of Luminous Golden Wild Ale on Wednesday, April 16th.   It’s been awhile, too long in fact.  Most Ithaca Beer fans and sour ale seekers will concur. At last the wait is over.  We are more than excited to[…]


Join us every Thursday when we put a new cask on the engine in our Taproom! Starts at 5PM and goes until gone! What is Cask Ale? Cask Ale is unfiltered beer which is conditioned and served from a cask without additional CO2. Cask conditioned ale, often called “Real Ale”[…]

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