Monday, August 04, 2008

Biking to Belgium via Cooperstown; An Iron Hill Brewer's Story

Let's do a bit of a recap here. This week we all have been along for an odyssey courtesy of Chris LaPierre (brewer; Iron Hill-West Chester), who along with Don Russell (aka Joe Sixpack) and 4 other cycling/beer enthusiasts (Pete, Jeff, Lara, and Nick), has been pedaling his way to Cooperstown. Did you miss any of it? Here is a recap with quick links for your pedaling pleasure at your leisure.

Pre-Launch Notes

Sunday, July 27th - Philadelphia to Upper Black Eddy/Narrowsville, PA (60 Miles)
Stayed at: Indian Rock Inn
Day 1 Notes from Chris
Day 1 bonus pictures

Monday, July 28th - Upper Black Eddy/Narrowsville, PA to Delaware Water Gap (47 Miles)
Stayed at: Deerhead Inn
Day 2 Notes from Chris

Tuesday, July 29th - Delaware Water Gap to Hawley, PA (78 miles)
Stayed at: The Settlers Inn
Day 3 Notes from Chris
Day 3 Bear Pictures

Wednesday, July 30th - Hawley, PA to Hancock, NY (71 miles)
Stayed at: The Hancock House
Day 4 Notes from Chris

Thursday, July 31st - Hancock, NY to Andes, NY (48 miles)
Stayed at: The Andes Hotel
Day 5 Notes from Chris

Friday, August 1st - Andes, NY to Cooperstown, NY (50 miles)
Stayed at: Ommegang Brewery
Day 6 Notes from Chris

BCTC '08 Tap List

One of the most viewed, and at the same time, disturbing pictures ever at The Brew Lounge

Highlights of Past Years at Ommegang's BCTC event

Also Mentioned by...
Larry Horwitz on his Iron Hill blog
Jack Curtin on his Liquid Diet blog
Joe Sixpack, prior to leaving
Foobooz, the fantastic Philly-based food and drink site
Jeff Appeltans at GoCycling

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