2018: A Beer Odyssey

Join us on New Years Eve for our fourth annual "Beer Odyssey" event!

Sunday, December 31st: 9:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m. in our taproom.

Ring in the new year in "rare form" with your favorite beer and favorite people. Enjoy an evening of drinks, food and a complimentary Rare Form glass with a fresh new design. We will be tapping some kegs from our cellar and featuring several special guest taps just for the occasion! Wine, cider, and a signature cocktail are also included.

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Neighborhood Chili Cook Off!

Join us on Wednesday, November 22nd for a Pre-Thanksgiving chili cook off!

$6 gets you an all-access, all-you-can-eat chili provided by our friends at The Ruck, The Shop, Muddaddy Flats and Brown's Brewing Company. Come eat, drink and vote for your favorite chili!

Rare Forums

Rare Forums: Evenings with historian Gerry Lorentz

Join us on Monday evenings (once a month) as Gerry Lorentz, professor at SUNY Empire State College, author and local beer historian, presents different topics on local beer history. Presentations start at 7:00 and run for 30 minutes followed by a Q & A session. These are free and open to the public. See our Facebook page for announced dates.

Mayor Madden helps us mash-in

We were thrilled to have the assistance from Mayor Patrick Madden with the mash-in of our South Troy wet hop IPA on Tuesday, August 2nd. We chatted about the importance of small businesses for economies and it was fun to learn he is a former home brewer as well.

Read all about it in the article link above.