Cats Like Us Blog — Beer

Day Trip: Rochester, NY for the Genesee Brewhouse

Posted Andrew Davis Beer Lifestyle Local

We never really considered ourselves big beer drinkers until the fairly recent boom of micro breweries. In almost any community we visit you can find one and they're usually unique and excellent in their own way. And it's a lot more fun once you figure out the differences in types of beers and generally what you like, and don't like. Our love affair with Genesee Years ago, we decided to do a very tongue in cheek blog and taste test for "retro" inspired beers (read that here). We tried oldies but goodies, with lots of retro history and attitude. For...

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Canandaigua Road Trip (Day 1)

Posted Andrew Davis Beer Lifestyle

We don't get out much… literally! But we are fortunate living in Western New York to have many destinations only a few hours away. So that when we do decide to take a few days off it's hard to choose what to do! For a recent vacation we decided to visit Lake Canandaigua, one of the New York Finger Lakes. This lakeside town offers a nice assortment of wineries, antique stores, fantastic food, and some of the most beautiful state parks around. It is an easy drive from Buffalo, only an hour-and-a-half! Our plans for day 1 included travel, check-in,...

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