Craft Beverage Incubator
New York State’s craft beverage sector is emerging as a driver of local economic development in rural and urban communities across the state. The industry also has the potential to fuel the development of a diversified, value-added small grains system in the Northeast. However, significant investments in research, farmer training and infrastructure are needed to support continued growth of the movement as well as its distinct, place-based quality.
We have partnered with the Capital Region’s craft beverage community to address these needs. Through educational workshops, local supply chain and market development and the operation of our own farm brewery, we support the development of a farm-to-glass supply chain connecting farmers, malt houses and craft beverage producers across the region.
Funky Fermentation Session #1 Jamie Calligure | August 26, 2019 On Saturday, August 3, three brave souls took a trip to the fermentorium for the first session in Helderberg Brewery’s Funky Fermentation Series. This session’s ‘funky’ ingredient was local sourdough bread. For this recipe, I took inspiration from “The Wildcrafting Brewer,” by Pascal Baudar, who […]
Helderberg Brewery Presents | Funky Fermentation Brewer Series Four Sessions Available From August to December | Attend One Session or All Four! The Helderberg Brewery will host four workshops exploring beer brewed from locally sourced ingredients and brewing with the seasons. The series will be open to the public and is designed for fans of […]