C.H. Evans Brewing Company at the Albany Pump Station, Albany, NY

Albany is not only the capitol of New York, but was once the largest brewing hub in the country. After prohibition took its toll on breweries, only a few remained and Albany was no longer as important to the beer industry. Today, C.H. Evans Brewing Company at the Albany Pump Station is the only active brewery in the city, but they are diligently working to keep up a fine brewing tradition. Step into “The Pump Station” to learn a bit about New York’s beer history, have a meal, and of course, enjoy some interesting beers. Continue reading

The Blue Canoe Brewery, Titusville, PA

With our long weekend of visiting new and interesting locations to write about for Liquid Alchemy coming to a close, we decided to make one more stop at a location that certainly seems off the beaten path. The Blue Canoe Brewery in Titusville, Pennsylvania may not have been on our direct route home, but it was certainly worth visiting for their unique approach to many different styles of beer. Continue reading