Schenectady Ale Trail Passport in Schenectady, NY

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Save money with the convenient Schenectady Ale Trail Passport and discover some of the best breweries in Schenectady! This county in upstate New York is full of history, accomplishment and a myriad of breweries to explore. Indulge in a beer flight of four to five tastings at each of the breweries listed in the itinerary.

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Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our Schenectady Travel Experts
  • A curated collection of beer flights from the best Schenectady craft breweries.
  • Includes 5 flights of beer (one flight at each stop).
  • Must be 21 years or older to redeem.
  • Pass is delivered to your phone via text and email and ready to use immediately.
  • You can start using your pass at any of the included locations.
  • Get a free t-shirt once you complete the whole trail (while supplies last).
  • Transportation is not included.
  • On busy or special-event nights, product redemptions may be substituted for a pint in lieu of a flight to mitigate well congestion in the brewery.


from Schenectady Ale Trail Passport
Welcome to the Schenectady Ale Trail! This is your ticket to the tastiest brews around. From IPAs to Porters and everything in between, you can find it at these awesome craft breweries.

This digital passport will get you ONE beer flight that includes 4-5 tastings at each of the FIVE Schenectady County breweries.

Included Venues
  • Back Barn Brewing Company - 7082 Western Turnpike
    Located on the historic Western Turnpike (U.S. 20) between Duanesburg and Delanson, Back Barn Brewing Company is housed in beautifully restored barns, embracing the farming heritage of the area and delivering an experience worthy of its surroundings. Come for the delicious brews and stay for the great atmosphere and stunning views!
  • Druthers Brewing Company - 221 Harborside Drive
    Druthers Brewing recently opened its third location on the beautiful waterfront at Mohawk Harbor. This must-try location is known not only for their great beer, but also their unique and delightful food menu. Their beer selections features a group of signature, year-round favorites and mixes things up seasonally so there is always something new to try.
  • Frog Alley Brewing Company - 108 State Street
    Frog Alley is named after one of the first baseball teams in the county. Known for playing no matter the cost, they were actually thrown in jail for playing on a Sunday! Frog Alley is home to Schenectady County Community College’s brewing program, and features several “start-up” breweries in their tasting room for a one-of-a-kind experience pairing great beer with live music and lots of fun.
  • Great Flats Brewing Company - 151 Lafayette Street
    The name “Great Flats” pays homage to the fresh water aquifer that provides water to Schenectady – and for their brewing operation! Dedicated to using New York State ingredients, Great Flats brings creative flavors and some of the friendliest staff around. Grab a beer and hang out to play board games in their beautiful, spacious tasting room.
  • Wolf Hollow Brewing Company - 6882 Amsterdam Road
    Wolf Hollow Brewing Company creates local craft beer with a focus on quality and freshness which can be enjoyed in its tasting room or anywhere else by members of the local community. WHBC sells beer in growlers, cans, and fresh from the tap in the brewery and more than 100 local participating establishments. WHBC is open 4 days each week to allow its members and walk-in customers to come and get their beer to go - or spend the evening socializing with like-minded beer drinkers.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Schenectady Ale Trail Passport

What is the Schenectady Ale Trail Passport?

The Schenectady Ale Trail Passport is a tasting pass featuring a curated collection of beer flights from the best Schenectady craft breweries. The pass allows you to save money and discover the beers made by Schenectady County breweries.

How does the Schenectady Ale Trail Passport work?

Your pass will be instantly delivered to your phone via text and email and will be ready to use immediately. There is no app to download. Your pass can be saved to your phone's home screen for easy one-tap access. When visiting a venue, simply present your phone to get the code and redeem your flight.

What does the Schenectady Ale Trail Passport include?

The Schenectady Ale Trail Passport includes five flights of beer (one flight at each stop) at all five Schenectady County breweries listed in your itinerary including: Back Barn Brewing Company, Druthers Brewing Company, Frog Alley Brewing Company, Great Flats Brewing Company, and Wolf Hollow Brewing Company.

How long until my Schenectady passport expires?

You will have 365 days upon purchase to use the passport. You can visit all five breweries together in one go, or space out your visits over a couple of days or months.

What do I bring when visiting a brewery?

Bring your Schenectady Ale Trail Passport and a valid photo ID. Must be age 21 and older to consume alcoholic beverages. Your name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment.

Is transportation included?

Transportation not included. Passholders are responsible for arranging their own transportation between breweries. Please drink responsibly.