This Week at Crossroads 8/28/2014 Tap NY 2014 Silver Medal Crossroads Brewing !!!! Hutch was busy yesterday helping our friend Steve Hammerstone harvest the hops for this years batch of Hammerstone Pale Ale! They were picked yesterday afternoon and added to the brew this morning. It doesn't get much fresher! Cheers Steve! Here's a brief weekly update...continue reading for important HOP GROWING info! -Monday one of our favorite brews, Clifford the Big Red Ale is back on tap tonight! Get your pint for $1 when you order a dozen wings! -Wednesday is always Wiener Wednesday at Crossroads! -Thursday is Brewer's Night! It's a big night in Athens! First off, it's Brewers Night and this weeks cask is Clifford the Big Red Ale! Hutch will be here talking beer and doing brewery tours. Sous Chef Nick recommends pairing your cask pint with his special, Sausage Stuffed Fried Polenta with a Sriracha Mayo. You don't want to miss that! And the Caravan Stage Company begins the first show of their extended run tonight at 9pm at the Athens Riverfront Park! They'll be here tonight thru Sunday so don't miss your chance to see the show! -Friday We know you can't resist Fish Fry Friday! See you there! -Saturday Stay tuned for this weeks Saturday Night Special! -Sunday Get your beer steamed PEI Mussels half off every Sunday while they last! ****ATTENTION HOP GROWERS AND THOSE THINKING OF GROWING HOPS***** 2nd Annual Hops Program Cornell Cooperative Extension Dutchess County September 11, 2014. 8:00AM-4:00PM. Farm and Home Center 2715 Route 44, Suite 1 Millbrook, NY 12545 Topics include: -The Importance of Lab Analysis of Hops - Pests and Diseases of Hops and How to Protect Your Vines - The Need for Small Grains Producers and Where to Get Started - Value-Added Products for Hops - Harvesting/Drying/Processing of Hops for the Small Hopyard - Marketing Your Hops Harvest Topics are subject to change. $60/person, includes lunch. RSVP to email@example.com REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Sept. 9th ***Don't forget we open at 1 on weekends so join us for lunch! ***Folks are getting on board and loving the Hudson Athens Ferry! Crossroads is just 2 blocks from the Athens dock so hop on and head over! The ferry runs Friday and Saturday nights from 5-10:30. Don't let another summer pass by without giving it a try! With the ferry docking just steps from the Hudson train station...you can easily get to Crossroads without driving at all! Take the train to the boat! Plan your adventure this weekend! ***Are you looking for a fun way to see the regions breweries, wineries, cideries and distilleries...without having to drive? Farm to Glass Tours has you covered! Check out the link for details and enjoy the ride! www.farmtoglasstours.com **Thanks as always to our awesome customers! Your patience with our growth and constant support has been incredible and I get so many thoughtful posts and emails about Crossroads. It means the world to us! Cheers to you!