When you start why not go with a good variety of 8-10 beers that aren't seasonal. Then make a decision based on what your customers buy.
And then add in the seasonal beers after you get your research in.
Around here there is a local brewery that you pretty much have to have on tap. Its...
I live in Utica, so I'll speak up on the ones I know about, although the link ksbrain posted does have most of the ones I know of.
If you are in Central New York I highly recommend the Brewery Ommegang. The Cooperstown Brewery is small but located so close to Ommegang it is worth it. The F.X...
My father and I have a tradition of cracking open a beer after putting our tags on a deer. Time of day does not matter. So nothing is better than looking at two deer on the pole at 8 in the morning while drinking a brew. That first sip of "Deer Beer" is awesome.
I haven't personally been to this event,
2009 Hop Fest
But it is local for a bunch of CNY'ers and there are some free events. I am curious about the Hop Queen.
A brief list of participating breweries. (Apparently subject to change.)
Butternuts Beer & Ale
I am new to this so one of the more experienced brewers can correct me if I am on the wrong track…
When checking your FG are you accounting for the temperature of the wort? It sounds like there may be a fifteen degree difference from when you pitched to when you checked your FG. I suck at...
Pottsville PA is home of Americas Oldest Brewery Yuengling. Never taken a tour, but enjoy their lager. Or as a friend from Philly calls it Pennsylvania Gatorade.
I've been to a brew pub in Philly. I can't remember the name though maybe some locals Philly phanatics can help out.