2017: The Summer of Beer in Upstate NY!

Doing our thing at the Saratoga Springs Craft Beer Festival! Looks like we’re using Rolling Rock! In upstate NY we celebrate summer with a great sense of urgency; there’s only a small window for us after fighting off a long winter. Spring ends late and fall comes...

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Do You Know How Many Calories Are In That Beer?

Beer comes in all sorts of different styles, each with its own unique ingredients. Unlike food products, brewers aren’t required to disclose much nutritional information. In fact, they don’t even have to know what’s in their products! But now a new FDA regulation...

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Naples (FL) Daily News – Mad Hops Changing Beer One Drop At A Time

Millennials, this one’s for you. A startup wants to give Budweiser and other economy brews a more interesting taste, one drop at a time. The drops are bottled and packaged in East Naples, Florida. Manufacturing for Mad Hops Flavored Brew Drops began in September at Alternative Labs with an initial run of 5,000 bottles. Another run will start soon. This time it will produce 35,000 bottles.
Alternative Labs’ CEO Kevin Thomas is a big believer. “It’s one of the top three unique-to-market trendsetting products I’ve seen,” Thomas said. “It creates demand for a category that has no players.”

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Syracuse Post-Standard: Turn your cheap beer into a craft brew

Let’s say you crave a full-flavored, craft-brewed pale ale, but you only have the money to buy Pabst Blue Ribbon or Genny Cream Ale.
Peter Hanley has a solution for you. It’s called Mad Hops Flavored Brew Drops. You just squeeze a drop or two into your Utica Club or Labatt’s Blue, and, behold, it becomes something closer to, say, a Sierra Nevada Pale Ale (at a fraction of the cost).

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Bring Mad Hops: It’s the Life of the Party

Taking Mad Hops when you go out is great way to not only spice up a boring party but meet new people. It is an instant conversation starter. When someone sees you changing the color of your beer, and they smell the blueberry or the apple or the chocolate and coffee...

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Canandaigua Daily Messenger: Mad Hops hits the shelves

SOUTH BRISTOL – Mad Hops Flavored Brew Drops – a product that transforms the taste, color and aroma of regular, everyday beer – is making its way into Christmas stockings. The product launched earlier this year by founder Peter Hanley of South Bristol is making a splash in sales after recently hitting the shelves at two local retailers.

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