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Middle Ages Brewing Company

120 Wilkinson Street, Syracuse, NY 13204
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Ranked #3 of 6 Activities in Syracuse
Type: Breweries
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Norwell, Massachusetts
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

If you like microbrews, Middle Ages is worth a visit. We first discovered MAB during their 2nd year of operation and now they've just celebrated 19 years. We haven't been in the areas for four years, but a recent vacation found us passing by and a stop was in order. They have greatly expanded their selection. The tasting room is... More

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South Windsor
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

No food, but very good beer and company when I visited. Even though the place was busy, the bartend immediately asked me if I would like a sample and cleared a spot for me...unfortunately, the place was closing in 15 minutes so my samples were limited. The patrons were all pleasant and inclusive. I would recommend stopping and trying their... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
20 reviews 20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

This was my second brewery experience. For now, there is no tasting fee which is a definite plus (I believe this is changing in May). But, that also might explain why the place was so crowded. It almost seemed like a place locals come to hang out at almost like a bar. The beers here were pretty good, my husband... More

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Scarsdale, New York
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106 reviews 106 reviews
20 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Very good beer and the samples are all completely free. On the Saturday afternoon when we dropped in, it was busy so it does get a little cramped and there are no seats. But . . . did you hear what I said at first? Great beer for free! Even buying a small growler with beer at the end and... More

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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62 reviews 62 reviews
15 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

We stopped in Syracuse on the way to somewhere else and planned our brewery stops. Got to Middle Ages around 6 intentionally for the tour only to learn that there were no tours on Saturdays. PLEASE PUT THIS ON YOUR WEBSITE. As we came in, a gentleman approached us and asked if we like Jerky, and then told us he... More

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Fayetteville, New York, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

Come as you are and enjoy a really relaxed experience featuring excellent ales offered by an operation that knows how good it is-- no rush, no hype. As noted by others it can be busy on the weekends and late afternoons, but even at its most hectic, folks will usually give you access to the counter for refills. Ales for... More

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Weedsport, New York
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63 reviews 63 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

I have been to Middle Ages several times. Nothing pretensious here. Small bar for about 8-10 people. Generous tastings and pleasant staff. Caught a tour the last time. Lots of good info there.

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Corning, New York, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

Very impressed by the generous portions at no cost. Things of note: there's a cat wandering around (including on the bar counter... yeah...); its very cut and dry (no 'storytelling' element to the tasting, at least on the day I visited); you can't sample a fair number of the beers they have for sale, and there are a few that... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013 via mobile

Excellent beer. Friendly staff. Samples are great. Only regret is you can't grab a pint after! My only suggestion is to go when it's isn't super crowded- I think it makes the experience much more enjoyable.

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Short Hills, New Jersey
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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

Middle Ages is one of my favorite beers and a must go on my trips to SU. Place smells just like a brewery should smell, good assortment of beers on tap for tasting, a friendly and knowledgeable staff. My opinion is the Wailing Wench is their signature beer, especially if you like a beer that bites you back a bit.... More

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