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Address: 811 Edward Street, Utica, NY 13502
Phone Number: (315) 624-2400
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Fun, nostalgic trip back to the brewery

I haven't been to the brewery in over 20 years. Last time I went, I couldn't even drink beer. But, I still had fun memories of the place. So, my wife and I decided to visit and do... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
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Fairport, New York
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Fairport, New York
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73 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

I haven't been to the brewery in over 20 years. Last time I went, I couldn't even drink beer. But, I still had fun memories of the place. So, my wife and I decided to visit and do the tour (she had never been). It was much as I remembered, but I was now able to try some good beers... More 

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Belleville
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

For $5.00 usd, this is a greeeaatttt thing to do. Kids, too. The tour guide Vanessa was superb. She was honest about not knowing all the answers. The tour takes about 45 mins and you receive 2 drink tickets. Either beer or pop. There are multiple beers on tap and several flavours of pop including their famous Root Beer. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

This tour was very interesting, history of the building, brewery, explanation of how beer is made and two pints of beer or soda at the end. Totally worth it and have been told each tour you learn a little something different.

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St. Augustine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

I have not been on this tour for over 30 years. However, I was thrilled! The tour itself was about 45 minutes and our guide Cullen Was outstanding! It was so nostalgic for me. The difference this time was that I could actually drink the beer instead of root beer lol. $5 gets you a tour ticket and two large... More 

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Painted Post
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Stopped for a tour of the brewery. We decided not to take the tour, 45 minutes, and a lot of walking and stairs. Elderly aunt with us and she could not do all the walking, so we decided to sample in the tasting room. Two tickets for two samples are $5. I was hoping to sample a many different beers,... More 

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Utica, NY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

A great tour to do in Utica. You can learn a lot about the brewing process, and the beer is quite good here as well. Worth stopping!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I've been on a lot of brewery tours, and the tour part is all pretty much the same. Graciously, this one did not demand you take taste tests of various varieties of raw barley or take deep whiffs of raw hops and instead stuck to the history and brewing process. The history of the brewery proved interesting, the brewing process... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I was never much of a beer drinker but my husband loves craft brews, so we like to take tours when we can. We were in the area so we stopped in on a warm Friday afternoon. Uticaclub was a favorite of our fathers, and now it brews the Saranac line so we decided to try it. The tour was... More 

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North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We are big beer nerds, so we knew we had to stop at FX Matt as we passed through Utica. I am so glad we did! It was the best brewery tour we have been to in the US. The place is huge! The guide was great as he led us through the history of the brewery and the collection... More 

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Boston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

I was so excited to introduce Jon to my early childhood in Utica/New Hartford; part of that includes touring the FX Matt Brewing Co! It's so funny to think that we used to do the tour as part of school and Girl Scout activities in the 1970's! It's just as I remember, the sights and smells. A great way to... More 

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Address: 811 Edward Street, Utica, NY 13502
Phone Number: (315) 624-2400
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Utica

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