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Saranac Brewery Tour
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830 Varick St, Utica, NY 13502-4030
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All reviews utica club brewing process gift shop your choice free beer at the end old victorian interesting history tavern brewery beers tasting dooley fun prohibition hoses mugs
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Reviewed November 23, 2018 via mobile

Tour was interesting and nice gift shop. Tasting was good but VERY crowded. Great staff. We had fun and will probably go back again some time

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ees1207
Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

We learned a lot from our tour guide. There was someone in our group that generally uses a walker. She was told there were some stairs, but also an elevator. We left the walker at the gift shop. She could barely make it back and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sandra O
Reviewed August 28, 2018

We stopped by on a Wednesday to buy some tee shirts. Rather disappointing selection. I wanted some Utica Club stuff, but not much other than the mugs. For a company that created Schultz and Dooley as well as the Saranac brand I expected a lot...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

Friendly tour of an old brewery. Informative guide. A pleasant way to spend time if visiting Utica. Lots of stairs, temperature changes, floor obstacles and wet floors - be careful.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank PrinzErik
Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

The tour was ok but it lastest only 1/2 hour. Our guide was new and the other couple had a tour a couple of years ago and said they saw so much more. The place is awesome but would have liked to see more and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed May 2, 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

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 24, 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

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank 916KenB
Reviewed January 22, 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.

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank maspin22
Reviewed December 21, 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.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank EnidSeh
Reviewed December 21, 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.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Cornelia B
August 8, 2016|
Response from fireinjunjoe | Reviewed this property |
Call and get the tour times.... I think that they are 1PM and 3PM. Good tour.
Cornelia B
August 8, 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.