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SPECIAL EVENT | Craft Beer #FLXperience Week


The Finger Lakes area is quickly becoming an important home for craft breweries. The Finger Lakes Visitors Connection will celebrate the thriving industry with a week of beer-centric events.

The Craft Beer #FLXperience Week begins with tours of hops farms and tastings at The Bluebell Hopyard (319 Cline Road, Victor) and Schmidt Farm (415 County Road 8, Farmington) on Sunday, August 3, from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. The Bluebell Hopyard will provide tours and host beer tastings from The VB Brewery, Brew and Brats and ROC Brewing, with tickets available at the door for $5. Schmidt Farm's hopyard tours will take place every half hour, with tastings available for purchase from Abandon Brewing.

New beers will be debuted during the week at Crafty Ales and Lagers (2 Exchange Street, Phelps) and The VB Brewery (6606 Route 96, Victor). Brew and Brats (6461 Route 64, Naples) will offer a free flight and tasting glass with the purchase of a meal during the week.

The Finger Lakes Visitors Connection's Craft Beer #FLXperience Week will take place Sunday, August 3, through Sunday, August 10. For more information visit