Back in July Nick and I had a wedding to attend in upstate New York. Since it was going to be a long weekend of driving, we decided to take an extra couple of days and visit Cooperstown, New York, famously know as the home of the Baseball Hall of Fame. I had only been once before and Nick had never been, and since it was only an hour from the wedding venue we figured a little Americana was good for the soul and went for a visit!
After spending the day walking through the Hall of Fame (post to come!), we had some time to kill before heading down for the rehearsal dinner. While Cooperstown is also home to James Fenimore Cooper and a number of museums to prove it, we had also heard rumblings of a local brewery, Ommegang, that was worth visiting (although neither of us had heard of it before this trip). Given the option between the Farmers Museum and a Brewery, we made the obvious choice and went with the brewery (though, to be honest, I was tempted by the petting zoo!). After about 20 minutes of meandering through the narrow upstate roads (luckily having some GPS signal for guidance) we arrived at Ommegang and were completely taken aback by the brewery complex!
|In the cafe|
|Taps and Specials|
|How cute is he?!|
|Belgian Brew Glasses|
|Planning for later...|
|Taps and Brew House|
|Delicious Mustard (yes, we bought this too!)|
|If we had more space, this little guy would have come home with me - too cute!|
|So many beers!|
If you find yourself in Upstate New York, I highly recommend a trip to Ommegang Brewery - such a fun place!