Owner Jim Mahar tells me "the Albany tour will be honored for at least the next month."
That is, at the remaining Mahars location at 14 South Main Street in this Rensselaer County village.
"The future of the Albany tour and the hours [in Castleton] will be determined based on how many customers venture south."
The original Mahars closed after a 24-year run when the Delaware Avenue building housing it was sold to a competitor.
Mahars' world beer tour is a no-time-limit journey that awards prizes to patrons as they reach certain levels of brands tasted: a souvenir T-shirt after 50 beers, an engraved mug and 20% draft discount after 125 beers, a case of beer after 200 beers, and an engraved brass plaque after 500 beers.
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