Finger Lakes Beer Company: One of the Best Craft Breweries

beer being poured at brewery

Finger Lakes Beer Company (FLBC) is a testament to the craft beer movement that swept through the area. Since its establishment in 2009, FLBC has garnered acclaim for its meticulous approach to brewing, utilizing local New York State products to create beers that are as flavorful as they are clean and crisp. Here’s a deep dive into what makes FLBC a must-visit for vacationers exploring the Finger Lakes and Hammondsport. FLBC is directly next door to our hotel and is an easy walk.

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Finger Lakes Beer Company On Tap: A Rotating Selection of Craft Excellence

Finger Lakes Beer Company prides itself on a diverse and rotating selection of beers on tap. Whether you’re a fan of robust stouts, crisp ales, or experimental brews, there’s always something new. The brewery has been recognized as the “FLX FINEST” Gold Winner for its brewery operations and craft beer offerings, underscoring the quality and variety of its creations​​. To see their list, check Beers on Tap.

Visiting Hours and Accessibility

The brewery offers a friendly atmosphere for tasting sessions, featuring flights of your choice alongside local wine, cider, and craft cocktails. Growler refills, crowlers, and cans are available for those on the go. It’s pet-friendly and equipped with amenities for dogs. 


Hours change seasonally. For up to date hours check here.

A Hub for Community and Events

The brewery boasts outdoor seating on the deck, picnic tables in the yard, and games like corn hole, horseshoe pits, and a giant chess set. During the spring, summer, and fall months, the schedule is packed with food trucks and live music, creating a vibrant atmosphere that encapsulates the local vibe of the Finger Lakes. Follow their Facebook page to find out more about their latest events.

A Reflection of the Finger Lakes Community

FLBC is a beloved spot among locals and tourists, striking a balance between a popular destination and a hidden gem. Its location, on 8462 State Route 54 Hammondsport, NY 14840, perfectly positions it for those exploring the Finger Lakes region’s natural beauty and culinary delights. The brewery is dedicated to using regional ingredients and supporting local businesses, which further cements its status as a pillar of the community.

If you’re looking for additional exciting places to add to your itinerary, check out other great breweries in Hammondsport. Or, if you’re curious about distilleries, learn about the difference between a brewery and a distillery and find some unique distilleries to visit!

Stay in Some of the Best Places in the Finger Lakes

Finger Lakes Beer Company offers an unparalleled experience for craft beer enthusiasts in the scenic Finger Lakes region. If you plan on staying in the area, consider the Hammondsport Hotel for your accommodations. Our hotel is directly next door to the brewery and is the perfect retreat to relax and unwind.

The Hammondsport Hotel

Our accommodations are created with your comfort in mind, featuring luxury linens and pillow-top mattresses for a restful night’s sleep. Guests are treated to a complimentary breakfast, starting the day off right. Additionally, our hotel boasts an indoor heated pool and exercise facility, among other amenities, ensuring your stay is enjoyable and memorable.

For a seamless experience in the heart of the Finger Lakes, look no further than Hammondsport Hotel. Check availability to plan your journey and ensure a delightful stay at our amenity-rich hotel.