Craft beer popularity has grown by leaps and bounds in the US during the last 20 years or so. In a market once dominated by similar tasting, big brand beers, freshness, innovation, and regional flavor have made a resounding comeback.
The Finger Lakes are not immune to this trend. As I said above, there are now more than 75 craft breweries in the Finger Lakes – and there may be even more by the time I am done writing this post! Tasting rooms and brew pubs are all over the Finger Lakes, making tourings and tastings easy to come by. So easy, in fact, that numerous Finger Lakes beer trails have been created around them.
Our Canandaigua B&B, Sutherland House, is within ten minutes of several Finger Lakes breweries. The list below compiles the craft breweries within 15 minutes of our Canandaigua inn (most are less than ten minutes away) and can easily be used to create your own, self-guided Finger Lakes beer trail.
Canadaigua Finger Lakes Beer Trail
Brew & Brats at Arbor Hill
6461 BB State Route 64, Naples, NY 14512 – brewandbrats.com
Offering a variety of Bristol Springs craft beers, wines, brats, sides, and desserts.
Noble Shepherd Craft Brewery
7853 State Route 20A, Bloomfield, NY 14469 – nobleshepherdbrewery.com
Tasting room offers a wide range of craft brewed beers – from IPA to porter to saison and bock.
Naked Dove Brewing Company
4048 State Route 5 and 20, Canandaigua, NY 14424 – www.nakeddovebrewing.com
This microbrewery tasting room has a variety of housemade draft beers and growlers to go.
Peacemaker Brewing Company
20 Pleasant St, Canandaigua, NY 14424 – www.peacemakerbrewing.com
Offering tours and tastings with a 8-tap tasting room.
Twisted Rail Brewing Company
169 Lakeshore Dr, Canandaigua, NY 14424 – www.twistedrailbrewing.com
Fresh craft beer along with local wines and spirits plus a similarly hand-crafted pub menu.
Three Huskies Brewing
401 Lakeshore Dr, Canandaigua, NY 14424 – threehuskiesbrewing.com
A Canandaigua Brew-Pub conveniently located in the backroom of Dobber’s Sport Bar & Grill.
Nedloh Brewing Company
6621 State Route 5 & 20, Bloomfield, NY 14469 – www.nedlohbrewing.com
Their tasting room has 10 beers on tap with a view of the brew operation and hop field.
As I say above, these and are many other breweries are within easy reach of our Canandaigua bed and breakfast. Consequently, if you’re thinking of taking a craft beer getaway to the Finger Lakes, please consider Sutherland House. Our convenient location will make your explorations a snap and our amenities will leave you feeling spoiled. Book your stay at Sutherland House today!