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New York’s millions of annual visitors now have some new activities in which to indulge: local breweries, distilleries, and wineries.  DNAinfo.com takes you on a tour of the latest tipple spots within the five boroughs.  

All of the listed places give tours and give you a chance to see what local entrepreneurs are doing not only for the city’s economy, but for the cause of local and regional food consumption.

DNAinfo reports, “New York City has plenty of breweries, distilleries and wineries that offer free or low-priced tours that let you watch how they craft their drink and offer samples at the end so you can taste the finished product.”

Some hot spots on the list include: SingleCut Beersmiths in Astoria, The Chelsea Brewing Company in Manhattan, and the popular Brooklyn Brewery in Williamsburg.

For the full list, visit: DNAinfo.com.

Photo: LenDog64 via Flickr.

 

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