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Michael Buck, interim associate dean of the School of Health Sciences and Human Performance and a member of the Ithaca College Board of Trustees, brews India Pale Ales, stouts and beer in his free time.

Associate dean uses homebrewing techniques to concoct beer

By Colin Barrett, Staff Writer April 17, 2017
Staff Writer Colin Barrett spoke with Buck about homebrewing culture and the experimentation of the brewing process.
A glass of beer sits on the bar at Bandwagon Brewpub in downtown Ithaca. Bandwagon is one of the many breweries in Central New York which have preserved traditional brewing practices.

New York’s rich craft beer history explained in Cornell University exhibit

By Amanda Hutchinson, Senior Writer September 10, 2014
Cornell University's exhibit "For a Quart of Ale is a Dish Fit for a King" delves into the history of craft breweries in the upstate and central New York.

Video: News about brews

By Shawn Steiner May 2, 2013
Junior Isaac Ford walks The Ithacan through brewing beer at his home in Ithaca, NY.

Beer compounds trigger brain’s reward system

By Amanda Hutchinson, Contributing Writer April 17, 2013
Friday has become synonymous with happy hour, when workers retire to their favorite watering hole and enjoy a cold one with friends. The booze serves as a reward for working through the 40-hour workweek, but recent studies suggest that the taste beer itself, and not the alcohol, can trigger the brain’s reward system as well.…

Slideshow: Ithaca celebrates first Oktoberfest on the Commons

By Durst Breneiser, Assistant Photo Editor November 1, 2012
Ithaca's first Oktoberfest celebration, modeled after the original festival in Munich, Germany, took place Saturday on The Commons.

Cheers, beers and lederhosen

By Durst Breneiser, Assistant Photo Editor October 31, 2012
Ithaca’s first Oktoberfest celebration, modeled after the original festival in Munich, Germany, took place Saturday on The Commons.
From left, Rachel Wood and Carrie Corcoran of Syracuse celebrate Corcorans birthday Oct. 24 at the Ithaca Beer Companys new taproom.

Ithaca Beer Company back in business

By Steven Pirani, Staff Writer October 24, 2012
Ithaca Beer Company opened a new taproom Oct. 11 and will soon feature a new kitchen for a new brew-pub atmosphere.

Pivo and Pohoda

By Taylor Long September 14, 2012
I can’t guarantee that my thoughts on/about/with beer will be interesting to you, but my hunch is they will be more interesting than my thoughts about life.
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