Written by Sara Lilkas, Marketing Intern  I cannot believe that it is already July! The year has been flying by and it’s already time to make plans for the 4th! (Check out our community calendar to find fireworks shows near you!) No matter how grand your 4th of July celebration may be, there’s plenty of time to have backyard barbeques and enjoy the summer weather. So you don’t have to stress about the drink menu at your backyard bash, we have an awesome line up of craft beers being featured at the Growler Station! Make sure to check the weekly flyer on July 3rd for exclusive savings on your growler refill!1 First up from the Adirondack Brewery is their Tangerine Dream. The Tangerine Dream is brewed with tangerine peel and wheat for body, it is a fruity pale ale that is perfect for hot summer days! Try Adirondack Brewery Tangerine Dream:adkpublogo Thursday June 30th     Friday July 1st     To help kick off your 4th of July celebration Samuel Adams is back on tap with their Summer Ale. A popular American Wheat ale, the Samuel Adams Summer Ale is light, refreshing, and features hints of lemon. Try Samuel Adams Summer Ale: SamuelAdamsLogo-575Saturday July 2nd     Sunday July 3rd Next on the list is Shmaltz Brewing Company. If you enjoy hoppy beers the Shmaltz Wishbone tasting is for you. Wishbone is a Session Double IPA, brewed specifically to feature the hops citrusy and tropical tones, it also is 8% alc. by vol. Try Shamltz Wishbone Session Double IPA:shmaltz-brewing-logo Friday July 7th Saturday July 8th Brown’s Brewing Company is the next brewery to be featured at the Growler Station and they are featuring one of my personal favorites, their Hefeweizen. A hearty wheat beer, with a hazy golden color, this refreshing beer is true to its Bavarian roots. brownsTry Browns’ Hefeweizen: Friday July 14th     Saturday July 15th     Next from Ommegang Brewery is their Hopstate NY. Hopstate NY is an American Pale Ale brewed exclusively with hops grown in New York State. The Hopstate NY features citrusy undertones and has a moderate bitterness. Try Ommegang’s Hopstate NY:brewery-ommegang-85412382 Friday July 22nd     Saturday July 23rd     The final tasting of July features the Brooklyn Lager from Brooklyn Brewery. The Brooklyn Lager uses  a “Vienna” style, but also features dry hopping, a technique that is most widely used in Britain, for a uniquely American style lager. Brooklyn-Brewery-Company-LogoTry Brooklyn Lager: Friday July 29th Saturday July 30th Everyone have a safe and happy 4th of July! Please enjoy responsibly.

1. Offer available at locations with Growler Stations (Price Choppers in Malta, Bethlehem, and Route 50 in Saratoga Springs, NY, Market 32s in Clifton Park and Wilton, NY and Market Bistro in Latham, NY.