While Cooperstown, NY is known for baseball (and rightfully\r\nso!), we have a large selection of things for our visitors to enjoy during\r\ntheir stay here. Museums, dining, outdoor recreation, the list goes on and on.\r\nHowever, there is a reason the slogan “A drinking town with a baseball problem”\r\ncame to be. With craft breweries and wineries on the rise in Cooperstown, NY,\r\nwe want to take you on a brief tour of many of the stops that can be found\r\nalong the Cooperstown Beverage Trail. \r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nBrewery Ommegang http://www.ommegang.com \r\n\r\nThe most well-known brewery located in Cooperstown is\r\nBrewery Ommegang. Built in 1997, they were the first farmstead brewery built in\r\nthe USA in over 100 years. They have\r\nmany award winning beers, so you can’t go wrong with any selection you try.\r\nWitte and 3 Philosophers are two of our favorites! If you are a Game of Thrones\r\nfan, you may want to check out their line of beers named for the series.\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nCooperstown Distillery http://www.cooperstowndistillery.com \r\n\r\nIf you are in the mood for spirits, Cooperstown Distillery\r\noffers six options for you to choose from. Their in-house made bourbon,\r\nwhiskey, gin, rum, and two different vodka options offer something for every\r\npalate. You can also stop into the brand new Beverage Exchange on Main St. and\r\nenjoy one of their signature cocktails created with their products or head over\r\nto the actual distillery for a tour and tasting. \r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nCooperstown Brewing\r\nhttps://www.cooperstownbrewing.com\r\n\r\n\r\nCooperstown Brewing has been handcrafting English Ales, Porters, and\r\nStouts since 1995. Located just 6 miles south of Cooperstown in the town of\r\nMilford, they offer daily tastings, free tours and more. With choices such\r\nas Old Slugger and Bench Warmer, their selections are a perfect addition to\r\nyour trip to Cooperstown. \r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nRustic Ridge Winery\r\nhttp://rusticridgewinery.com \r\n\r\nOur first winery on this list opened in 2010 and is right\r\noutside Cooperstown in Burlington Flats. Working closely with a small,\r\nwell-established winery and vineyard in the Finger Lakes region, Rustic Ridge\r\noffers a diverse selection of New York State produced and bottled wines for\r\nyour tasting pleasure. If you like sweet wines, make sure you try their\r\npopular Wildcat! \r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nButternuts Beer &\r\nAle http://www.butternutsbeerandale.com\r\n\r\n\r\nButternuts Beer & Ale is located on a converted dairy\r\nfarm just outside of Cooperstown. Whether you are searching for an IPA (their\r\nSnapperhead is fantastic!) or something a little darker (their Moo Thunder\r\nStout is never a bad choice) Butternuts has you covered. And if you can resist\r\ntrying a beer called Porkslap, you are more resilient than us. Take a second to\r\nappreciate the unique design on each can during your tasting. \r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nFly Creek Cider Mill\r\n& Orchard http://www.flycreekcidermill.com\r\n\r\n\r\nThe\r\nFly Creek Cider Mill & Orchard is a historic, water-powered mill on the\r\nbanks of Fly Creek in the heart of beautiful Central New York just minutes from\r\nCooperstown. Not only can you taste their delicious hard ciders and apple\r\nwines, but they offer samples of over 40 specialty food products every day!\r\nThis is a great place for the whole family to stop. \r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nBear Pond Winery https://www.bearpondwines.com \r\n\r\nBear\r\nPond Winery was established in 2000 and their vineyard was started the same\r\nyear on a gentle hillside on the property. Currently the winery produces 27\r\ndifferent and distinctive wines ranging from dry reds and whites to the sweet\r\nvarieties; fruit, dessert and a mead (honey) wine. Tastings are $3 for your\r\nchoice of 6 wines and are guided by one of their friendly and informative staff\r\nmembers. \r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nThe List is Growing\r\n\r\nOn top of the established Beverage Trail locations, we have\r\nmany upcoming breweries and wineries that will be added to the Trail very soon.\r\nPlaces like Pail Shop Winery, Red Shed Brewery and more are continuing to bring\r\ndelicious beverages for you to enjoy during your trip to Cooperstown, NY.