Madison County Hop Fest

Going: 0 | Watching: 0 | Invited: 0
Over 200 years ago, Madison County resident James Coolidge introduced commercial hop growing to New York State by bringing a rootstock from New England. By 1828, eleven NYS counties were raising hops. Madison, Oneida, and Otsego Counties raised nearly 80% of the nation's hops by 1880.

Enjoy your favorite NY and regional beers at our beer sampling

The Taste of Hops is a premier event of Hop Fest where local restaurants pair craft beer with appetizers.

Experience great cuisine paired with local beers at our Paired Dinner (Sept. 12th)

Learn about hops history, hops growing, home brewing at one of our many presentations.

Submitted by: tcrofton
  • About Us

    Your go-to website for beer (since 1996), publishers of BeerAdvocate magazine (since 2006) and hosts of world-class beer events (since 2003). Respect Beer.
  • Extreme Beer FestĀ® Cometh

    February 3-4, 2017. Boston, Mass. Limited tickets available. Prepare for epicness.

    Learn More
  • Free Trial Subscription

    Reside in the US? Interested in a free 1-month trial subscription to the print edition of BeerAdvocate magazine?

    Yes! Sign Me Up!