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Middle Ages Brewing Company

120 Wilkinson Street, Syracuse, New York 13204 USA

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Open Now
Sat 11:30a-7p
  • Independent
  • Credit Cards
    Accepted
  • Not Wheelchair
    Accessible
  • Outdoor
    Seating
  • Wifi

“Brews in the fashion of merry old England”

Middle Ages Brewing Company offers handcrafted ales brewed in the fashion of medieval, merry old England. The brewery is owned by a Syracuse couple, Marc and Mary Rubenstein. Marc, the head brewer, interned at two microbreweries, Kennebunkport Brewing in Kennebunkport, Maine, and Shipyard Brewing Company in Portland, Maine. Mary says, "Our beer is handcrafted: no computers to control brewing cycles, we physically weight out the malt, do not use any adjuncts such as rice or corn fillers, and we mix our beer by hand. Using a rousing stick, Marc and Mary mix the fermenting wort when the yeast requires oxygenation, just before fermentation begins. As a brewer in Portland explained to her, "Then you become one with the yeast." To maintain the tradition and tastes of English ales of the Middle Ages, the brewery uses two-row malted barley imported from Munton and Fisson Plc., in Stowmarket, Suffolk, England. The malt is germinated barley that has been kiln dried. "Our yeast strain is a direct descendent of brewing yeast originating in Yorkshire, England. It has been cultivated for the past 150 years," Marc said. We figure it should bear a resemblance to the Medieval yeasts." Middle Ages Brewing harvests its yeast from batch to batch, mixing it with warm beer to activate it.

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Anna Hider

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May 30, 2014

The beer is amazing, and SU students can conveniently hop on the Connective Corridor bus to get here.

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shanod44

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May 17, 2014

Fantastic food. Great beer selection. Wonderful atmosphere. Always a great time. Love music.

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Adventures-Out-There

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August 05, 2015
Rated 5.0

Really neat place. Enjoyed the food and the atmosphere, even though we weren't drinking beer.

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Middle Ages Brewing Company

120 Wilkinson Street
Syracuse, New York
13204 USA

Hours

Open now until 7:00 pm
  • Sun: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Sat: 11:30 am - 7:00 pm
  • Thu, Fri: 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
  • Mon - Wed: 11:30 am - 6:00 pm

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  • Independent
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Not Wheelchair Accessible
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Wifi
  • Street Parking
  • Private Parking
  • Yes Parking

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