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BBeers

Our mission at Lucky Hare is to produce the best Farm Brewed beer possible here in beautiful Watkins Glen, New York!

Every ingredient we use, both locally and imported, are of top quality, resulting in delicious craft beer that's both pleasing to the eye and palette. Our flagship beers are available year round with 10 beers on tap in our Hector Taproom. You can also find us in Ithaca at Press Bay Alley pouring four beers with plenty of options in cans and bottles!

Look for our beer in many of the bars and restaurants here in the Greater Finger Lakes Region! 

Proud Member of the Independent Brewers Association

Flagship Craft Beers

Glen Ale / NYS Light Ale

ABV
4.2%
IBUs
5

Finger Lakes Distilling reached out to us to collaborate with them to recreate a beer that was made in the 1930s in Watkins Glen. It is a simple recipe of malted corn and 2 row from our friends at Murmuration Malts in Bloomfield. Glen Ale is super drinkable and refreshing with a touch of sweetness from the malted corn. It finishes light and crisp with an abv of only 4%.

Seasonal Craft Beers

Ryes Up / NYS Organic Rye Pale Ale

ABV
6.3%
IBUs
0

 

We were approached by the Main Street Market in Trumansburg, NY to make a beer for them using Organic malts from farms very close to us. Most of the ingredients in this beer are grown within 50 miles of the brewery. We wanted to showcase the delicate complexity you can get from high quality ingredients right from our back door and a well balanced Rye Pale Ale seemed perfect for us and the folks at Main St Market.The wonderful rye spiciness is complemented by the floral notes of the Centennial hops we use late in the boil and in the dry hop. The balance and mouthfeel creates a well rounded flavor reminiscent of eating fresh rye bread and herbs. Hey! My Ryes are UP here!

Holy Jorts / Kettle Sour Ale

ABV
5.0%
IBUs
1

Named after the famous formal Jean Shorts; Holy Jorts is a Kettle Sour Ale brewed with Vincent grapes with our friends at Willow Rock Brewing in Syracuse, NY. Vincent juice is red in color and can be used in making chianti and sparkling rose to name a few. In wine, it produces notes of cherry and citrus. This unique and delicious beer was kettle soured and fermented with Belgian Wit Yeast. A few days into fermentation we added nearly 13% Vincent juice to give it that wonderful color and intense grape flavor. The low ABV makes this beer easy to drink while enjoying the complex acidity.

Blonde Moment / American Blonde Aged on Coffee

ABV
5.5%
IBUs
20
Originally a collaboration between Lucky Hare and War Horse, we attempted to make blonde ale interesting by aging it on locally roasted coffee. The base of the beer is a clean fermented blonde ale with a touch of honey malt for sweetness. The finished beer is then aged cold on freshly roasted and coarse ground coffee until it picks up the perfect amount of coffee flavor and aroma. Our most requested beer that we never make enough of.

I Am the Liquor / Barrel Aged Russian Imperial Stout

ABV
12%
IBUs
60

I Am The Liquor is most likely going to be the biggest beer that we make. The name is a Trailer Park Boys reference. I Am The Liquor is the famous line that Jim Lahey says. Certainly worth watching the YouTube video. The mash tun is filled to the brim with grain and we boil the wort for twice as long as most of the beers that we make. The flavors are big in this beer. Strong notes of chocolate, roasty-burnt grain, dark fruit, vanilla, and slight alcohol on the nose. The finish is mildly sweet with some bitterness to balance out the variety of flavors. As the beer warms up in your hands you will find some flavors stand out more than others. We also age this beer using barrels from Finger Lakes Distilling. Definitely a sipper!

Millennial Falcon / Double IPA

ABV
8.6%
IBUs
10

Falcon Punch x2. A simple grain bill carries a heavy dose of Simcoe and Amarillo hops. Big aromas of Pine, herbs and citrus, this Double IPA is hopped all the way through the brewing and fermentation process. Just enough sweetness balances out our favorite IPA we make. 

Part-Time Model / N.E. IPA

ABV
6.6 %
IBUs
5

 

When you’re drinking this beer on the street, depending on the street, it's’ definitely in the top three. This NEIPA is made with a very popular New Zealand hop called Motueka (MAH-TOO-EH-KAH). Bright citrus and peach aromas lead into the smooth and creamy flavors from the oats and wheat.

GO FIND SOME LUCKY!

Below are the locations where you may be able to find Lucky Hare brew. Call to make sure!

Agava Restaurant

Address
381 Pine Tree Rd. Ithaca, NY 14850
Telephone

Babe's Burger @ Hector Taproom

Address
6085 Beckhorn rd, Hector, NY, 14841

Beef N' Brew Restaurant

Address
293 Main St. Geneva, NY 14456
Telephone

Bru 64

Address
64 Main St. Cortland, NY 13045
Telephone

Dano's Heuriger on Seneca

Address
9564 State Route 414, Lodi, NY 14860
Telephone

Dinosaur BBQ

Address
99 Court St. Rochester, NY 14604
Telephone

Finger Lakes House

Address
389 West Water St. Elmira, NY 14905
Telephone

Graft Wine & Cider Bar

Address
204 N. Franklin St. Watkins Glen, NY 14891
Telephone

Grand Central Discount

Address
1020 Center St. #19 Horseheads, NY 14845
Telephone

Hand + Foot

Address
69 West Market St. Corning, NY 14830
Telephone

Ithaca Ale House

Address
111 N. Aurora St. Ithaca, NY 14850
Telephone

Ithaca Bakery

Address
400 N. Meadow St. Ithaca, NY 14850
Telephone

Ithaca Coffee Company Triphammer

Address
2255 N. Triphammer Rd. Ithaca, NY 14850
Telephone

Kilpatrick's Publick House

Address
130 E. Seneca St. Ithaca, NY 14850
Telephone

Kindred Fare

Address
512 Hamilton St. Geneva, NY 14456
Telephone

Maxie's Supper Club

Address
635 W. State St. Ithaca , NY 14850
Telephone

Nickel's Pit BBQ

Address
207 Norht Franklin St. Watkins Glen, NY 14891
Telephone

Nickel's Pit BBQ Corning

Address
20 E Market St, Corning, NY 14830
Telephone

Northstar House

Address
202 E. Falls St. Ithaca, NY 14850
Telephone

Parker's Grille

Address
129 Genesee St. Auburn, NY 13021
Telephone

Parker's Grille and Tap House

Address
86 Fall St. Seneca Falls, NY 13148
Telephone

Seneca Cheese Company

Address
29 N. Franklin St. Watkins Glen, NY 14891
Telephone

Stonecat Cafe

Address
5315 State Route 414, Hector, NY 14841
Telephone

The Range

Address
119 E. State St. Ithaca, NY 14850

The Rhine House

Address
632 W. Seneca St. Ithaca, NY 14850
Telephone

The Rusty Pig

Address
34 Linden St. Geneva, NY 14456
Telephone

The Statler Hotel

Address
130 Statler Dr. Ithaca, NY 14850
Telephone

The Watershed

Address
121 W. State St. Ithaca, NY 14850
Telephone

The Westy

Address
516 W. State St. Ithaca, NY 14850

Viva Taqueria and Cantina

Address
101 North Aurora St. Ithaca, NY 14850
Telephone

VOLO

Address
74 East Market St. Corning, NY 14830

Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel

Address
16 North Franklin St. Watkins Glen, NY 14891
Telephone

Wright's Beverages

Address
438 South Franklin St. Watkins Glen, NY 14891
Telephone

Family Friendly & Dog Friendly Beer Drinking Establishment

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