Madison County Hop Fest

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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.

More: http://www.madisonhopfest.org/
Submitted by: tcrofton
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