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Saranac Brewery Tour

830 Varick St, Utica, NY 13502-4030
+1 800-765-6288
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So much fun!

Took a tour and tasting at the Saranac brewery. Interesting history and a large variety of products... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2018
greatoz99
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Central Jersey
Really fun tour with great history knowledge

The tour runs every hour most days and takes approximately one hour. The cost is five dollars and... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2018
Ken B
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Spearfish, South Dakota
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“root beer” (18 reviews)
“utica club” (13 reviews)
“brewing process” (11 reviews)
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830 Varick St, Utica, NY 13502-4030
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+1 800-765-6288
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Reviewed 2 May 2018

Took a tour and tasting at the Saranac brewery. Interesting history and a large variety of products they make. Tour actually takes you through the real process (need to make sure you don’t trip on large hoses in the chilling room!) Guide woman was personable,...More

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Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

The tour runs every hour most days and takes approximately one hour. The cost is five dollars and you get a free beer at the end of the tour. Tour guide was very knowledgeable about the history as well as the brewing process. History is...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Awesome family owned brewery! Hosts biggest after party for the largest 15k run in the country! Great tour that includes visiting 1888 tavern.

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Reviewed 22 December 2017

If you have guests out of town it fantastic place to bring them to or if you are out of town enjoy beer and the whole brewing culture you will enjoy the tour very much. Tours are very informative and very fun as well.

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Reviewed 22 December 2017

As a fun thing to do , our family met at the Saranac brewery , enjoyed the tour, learned a lot about beer and had an enjoying time sampling the beers. The ambience of the tavern and the great staff led to a memorable time.

Thank Chris H
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Reviewed 14 October 2017

They are very knowledgeable all about beer and how they make it they take you from the start to the finish of the process and then share a beer with you afterwords in the old Victorian bar room

Thank Jack chwazik
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Reviewed 20 September 2017

Your $5.00 admission is a great value for the tour and a beverage at the end. There was a wide variety on tap of the beer and soda lines. The West End Brewing Co. building lets you step back in time. The building is so...More

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Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Great way to spend time touring local brewery and at end of the tour having a free beer at end in the old world Saranac brewery bar. Great gift shop there as well.

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Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Saranac puts on one of, if not THE BEST, brewery tours! I've done the tour numerous times and have never been disappointed. There is always something new to learn and you get to see a significant amount of the brewery and brewing process. More so...More

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Reviewed 5 September 2017

Wonderful space for a meal and to buy souvenirs, however, although the tour is interesting, the lay out is a bit awkward to get around

Thank GeraldineLady
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Cornelia B
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Response from fireinjunjoe | Reviewed this property |
Call and get the tour times.... I think that they are 1PM and 3PM. Good tour.
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Cornelia B
9 August 2016|
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Response from birdluver79 | Reviewed this property |
We actually called ahead for information about the tour and was told the tours were at 1pm and 3pm. We arrived approximately 1 hour early just to see the gift shop, get our tickets and relax prior to the actual tour.
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