For those of you Saranac fanatics who have always asked "When will the 1888 Tavern be open to the public for some after work drinks?" there is finally an answer and it is "Now!" The amazing tap house above the brewery shop at 830 Varrick Street is now open on select days as a full functioning bar.

The 1888 Tavern has been a staple at the F.X. Matt Brewing Company for several years, but has only been used for special events and post-brewery tour samplings. Now that is all changing. The popular tap room is now open on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from Noon - 8 p.m. It will serve most Saranac beer products and will also offer an alternative for people who don't like beer, their new line of hard sodas including Orange Creme, Black Cherry, and Root Beer. They are not offering food as of yet, but if you wanted to bring in something to munch on they would not turn you away. For more information you can call the Brewery Shop at (315) 624-2490.

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