Vox Pop
1:48 pm
Fri October 17, 2014

Food Friday: Oktoberfest

Credit Doug Kerr, flickr

Our Beer and Brewing experts are back, and they’re ready to talk with you about home brewing, what’s perfect for your Oktoberfest celebration, and explosion of the craft beer industry. 

Read more
New York News
2:40 pm
Wed November 27, 2013

In New York, More Local Ingredients Make More Local Beer

Picking hops on the Garrison farm.
Credit Lucas Willard / WAMC

On a September evening, Greg Garrison and his family are preparing to pick the last of their first harvest of hops at their farm in Ballston, New York. After pulling the load of bines off the back of a truck, the hops are loaded onto an angled table.

Read more
Vox Pop
1:30 pm
Thu October 10, 2013

Vox Pop : The Beer Show : 10/10/13

Our Beer and Brewing experts are back, and they’re ready to talk with you about home brewing, the latest Beer news and events. 

Read more
12:00 pm
Sun September 1, 2013

Community Corner: Joe McClain, President of the Beer Institute

Joe McClain, President of the Beer Institute, discusses the need to reform the tax code on the beer industry.

Read more
Hudson Valley News
9:00 am
Tue March 26, 2013

Senator to seek funding for local hops-growing

Credit WAMC Photo

LAGRANGEVILLE – Standing outside one of the hops drying houses at Eastern View Farms & Dutchess Hops in Lagrangeville on Monday, US Senator Charles Schumer pledged to work with the US Small Business Administration and Department of Agriculture to get funding for local farmers to grow hops and buy equipment.

Read more
New England News
6:20 pm
Thu January 24, 2013

U.S. Rep. Richard Neal Makes Case for Small Brew Bill in Berkshires

Massachusetts Congressman Richard Neal met with brewers from across the Bay State today to discuss the upcoming brewing industry and a bill that seeks to make microbreweries more competitive.

Read more
Vox Pop
3:00 pm
Thu November 15, 2012

Vox Pop : The Beer Show : 11/15/12

Just in time for the winter holiday season, it’s the beer show on this edition of Vox Pop. Our beer panel – brewmaster George de Piro of Druthers Brewing in Saratoga Springs, brewmaster Paul McErlean of Mendocino Brewing Company in Saratoga Springs, and Russell Savoy of Homebrew Emporium in Rensselaer, New York and West Boylston, South Weymouth, and Cambridge, Massachusetts – answers your questions on beer and brewing. WAMC’s Katie Britton hosts.

Read more