Grist Iron Brewing Company

Seneca Lake, New York

(607) 882-2739

CRAFT BEER BREWED ON SENECA LAKE, NEW YORK

May
26
to Sep 3

Summer Crowler Photo Contest

We want you to #ShowUsYourCans

Now through Labor Day Weekend, we challenge you to post and share your most creative Crowler photos for a chance to win some sweet GIB prizes.

Post a photo on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter now, and be sure to tag Grist Iron (@gristironbrewing) and use #ShowUsYourCans to be eligible. 

May the person with the best cans win! 😉

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Jul
27
to Aug 31

GIB Rib Night

GIB's got RIBS!

Every Thursday night this summer for GIB Rib Night, we'll be serving up our house ribs, hot and fresh from our patio smoker, at a buck a bone. Hickory-smoked, low and slow, then topped off with our special Front Porch IPA BBQ sauce, we'll start serving at 6 and sell 'em 'til they're gone! 

As a special treat, you can now pair your ribs with our Front Porch IPA for just $5 a glass. 

#GIBRibNight #BrewsandBBQ

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Aug
24
6:00pm 6:00pm

Live Music: Robin Burnett & Friends

Ithaca-based musician and performer, Robin Burnett has delighted audiences for 25 years with her powerful vocals, magnetic personality, and rhythmic guitar. Robin is known for her compelling interpretations of popular rock and country tunes, as well as her creative arrangements of older blues and folk pieces.

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Aug
25
7:00pm 7:00pm

Live Music: WarrenScottBand

The always precocious and whimsical WarrenScottBand triumphantly return to the hallowed Finger Lakes region to once again ply Grist Iron Brewing Company with their unique brand of song and merriment. Bring your dancing shoes, your drinking hat, and your good, good, good, good vibrations. Great venue, tremendous beer, and a just okay band. What a time to be alive!

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Aug
26
7:00pm 7:00pm

Live Music: Qwister

Qwister

With two feet solidly in reggae, Qwister seamlessly juggles elements of Roots, Dub, Rock, and a taste of Pop. They're always sharpening an ever-evolving musical arrangement of vocal melodies and improv jams that can go any direction during any song on any given night. The music and lyrics are catchy and upbeat, with ever-changing and flowing set lists of medleys galore.

Attending a live show guarantees not just music for your ears, but also a high-energy, powerful experience you’ll never forget. Qwister promotes positivity and spreads a conscious message while still having a good time and keeping the party going!

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Aug
27
2:00pm 2:00pm

Live Music: Pat Comstock & Scott Muir

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Pat Comstock is a singer/songwriter born and raised in the Elmira, NY area. Pat has been playing acoustic performances for the past 12 years all throughout the Upstate, NY area. He has also has played the music scene in Charlotte, NC, as well as been the lead solo performer on Carnival Cruise lines in the past. Great energy and a fun personality you're sure to enjoy. Playing all genres of music for everyone's taste!

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Sep
2
1:00pm 1:00pm

3rd Annual Labor Day Clam Bake

We're not ready to say goodbye to summer just yet, so grab your friends & join us for our annual clam bake on the patio!

\\ Clams @ $12 per dozen \\

\\ Selling from 1 PM 'til they're gone \\

\\ Live tunes provided by Frank Raponi 2-5 PM \\

\\ Variety of GIB craft brews on tap all day long \\

Perfect. Day.

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Sep
2
7:00pm 7:00pm

Live Music: Bad Alibi

Bad Alibi plays the classic rock that everyone remembers but never gets to hear because bands don’t want to take the extra time to learn the material. Bad Alibi does. They pride themselves on performing material that gives every bar & club patron that, “hey! I remember that one!” kind of moment throughout their performance.

There's a million songs in the big city - so why listen to the same three chords? Bad Alibi is ready to bring you the best in classic rock - whenever and wherever they’re needed.

Bad Alibi - Classic Rock, with no excuses

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Aug
18
7:00pm 7:00pm

Live Music: Suspect

Suspect is a Rock n Roll band from Elmira NY with a uniquely refreshing sound and a wide-ranging repertoire of music. The band's collective vocal talent and ability to harmonize lends itself to a genre defying style.

Dean Benjamin (Drums & vocals)

Don Holloway (Lead guitar & vocals)

Collin Holloway (Bass Guitar, Guitar & vocals)

Danny Lewis (Lead Vocals)

Zach Hamilton (Bass Guitar, Guitars, Keyboards & vocals)

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Aug
13
2:00pm 2:00pm

Live Music: Fireside Collective

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Asheville, NC-based newgrass band Fireside Collective is a group of folk music enthusiasts who blend elements of traditional bluegrass and American roots music with modern acoustic arrangements.

With an energetic live show, the band presents finely crafted original music infused with impeccable solos and tight harmonies. Captivating listeners with songs centered around change, relationships, and being on the road, they transition smoothly between danceable bluegrass numbers and passionate folk ballads. With mandolin, fiddle, Dobro, and acoustic guitar layered eloquently on top of rock solid stand up bass, the band has quickly made a name for themselves as a must-see progressive acoustic ensemble.

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Aug
12
7:00pm 7:00pm

Live Music: Vessel

Psychadelic Funk Grass Roots Jam

Since May of 2007, Vessel has been together playing their original sound thru the Southeast/Midwest in major cities, festivals, and clubs delivering a unique sound that blends funk, rock, soul, fusion, bluegrass, electronic and jazz. 

Band Members:
Isaac Raymond: Bass/Songwriter
Harry Ennis: Percussion
Nick Beach: Drums
Curtis Lewman: Lead
Joshua Blair: Acoustic
Myron Koch: Saxophone
Joshua Collins: Keys/Piano
Jonathan Bramel: Slide/Banjo

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Aug
11
7:00pm 7:00pm

Live Music: Frank Wicher Band

Formed in 2009, the Frank Wicher Band plays a mix of country, blues, honky tonk, and originals.

The Frank Wicher Band, country with a twist of roadhouse, plays those great country songs that made the outlaw era of country music famous. Playing artists like Waylon, Willie, Merle Haggard, Hank Williams Jr., John Fogerty, Johnny Cash, and many others. The Frank Wicher Band also performs original songs from Frank's CDs, including "Can I Be Frank With You" and "Born To Be Me."

Frank Wicher (lead vocals, lead guitar)
Bonnie Wicher (lead vocals, harmony)
David "Ike" Eisenhower (drums)
Mick Edinger (bass)
Chris Trasatti (harmonica, vocals)

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Aug
5
7:00pm 7:00pm

Live Music: El Caminos

El Caminos are a soundtrack for the truck stop in anywhere USA. Scorching guitars, broken hearts, crooning vocals, & stories of small town life turned upside down all come together to create an atmosphere that is all-American Bar-Room, Country/Rock...upbeat, lively, and always a lot of fun!

Much of their music is original, by songwriters, Chuck Donovan & Armin Heurich. The rest are obscure covers of tunes by our friends & acquaintances plus one or two fun-time covers thrown in as encores.

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Aug
4
7:00pm 7:00pm

Live Music: Bad Alibi

Bad Alibi plays the classic rock that everyone remembers but never gets to hear because bands don’t want to take the extra time to learn the material. Bad Alibi does. They pride themselves on performing material that gives every bar & club patron that, “hey! I remember that one!” kind of moment throughout their performance.

There's a million songs in the big city - so why listen to the same three chords? Bad Alibi is ready to bring you the best in classic rock - whenever and wherever they’re needed.

Bad Alibi - Classic Rock, with no excuses

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Jul
30
2:00pm 2:00pm

Live Music: Pat Comstock & Scott Muir

Pat Comstock is a singer/songwriter born and raised in the Elmira, NY area. Pat has been playing acoustic performances for the past 12 years all throughout the Upstate, NY area. He has also has played the music scene in Charlotte, NC, as well as been the lead solo performer on Carnival Cruise lines in the past. Great energy and a fun personality you're sure to enjoy. Playing all genres of music for everyone's taste!

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Jul
29
7:00pm 7:00pm

Live Music: RUST

RUST

RUST is a classic rock cover band from the Southern Tier of New York State. Consisting of veteran, professional players that have been a part of the areas’ music scene since the 70s, RUST has spent the past several years refining their setlist and sound to become the premier classic rock band in the area. 

The band has chosen songs that have influenced their generation, and have continued to do so until now. From Rush to Aerosmith, Led Zepplin to Boston, the setlist contains familiar songs and some that are very seldom covered. 

Regardless, RUST respectfully plays each song as their own, and gives everyone in the room an invitation to have a great time and revisit THE BEST ERA of ROCK MUSIC.

Brian Hughes - Lead Vocals, Keyboards
Mike Baker- Guitar, Vocals
Bill Cristofaro- Bass, Vocals
Jeff Plate- Drums, Percussion

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Jul
20
6:00pm 6:00pm

Live Music: John Bolger Band

John Bolger on electric guitar and vocals, accompanied by drummer and bass guitarist. Dance or sit back and listen! We play as a three or four piece band, a wide variety of rock 'n' blues, swing, rhythm & blues. Late 60's and early 70's rock. John Bolger on acoustic guitar and vocals is available for solo performances, playing a variety of folk, rhythm & blues, rock and swing. John's new CD release titled, "John Bolger & Friends" is now available on cdbaby.com

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Jul
15
7:00pm 7:00pm

Live Music: Stone Cold Miracle

Stone Cold Miracle is an Ithaca, NY-based soul band featuring vocal powerhouse LaTrece Stevenson backed by several veterans of the local music scene, including Nick LaVerne (The Habits) and Dustin Stuhr (Urban Horse Thieves, Black Walnut Band, The Habits) on guitars, Andy Adelewitz (Armageddon Monks) on bass, and Ian Cummings (Answer the Muse, Alan Rose and the Restless Elements) on drums. Theirs is the sound of original soul music founded in deep grooves, funky beats, and gospel-inspired vocals.

Listen to Stone Cold Miracle

 

 

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Jul
13
6:00pm 6:00pm

Live Music: Robin Burnett & Friends

Ithaca-based musician and performer, Robin Burnett has delighted audiences for 25 years with her powerful vocals, magnetic personality, and rhythmic guitar. Robin is known for her compelling interpretations of popular rock and country tunes, as well as her creative arrangements of older blues and folk pieces. Her genre-crossing style is showcased in her new CD “My Greatest Wish” which is a compilation of favorites that Robin performs with a special cast of musicians from the Finger Lakes region of New York. Through the selections in this collection, Robin’s vocal versatility is unveiled for all to hear. From the beautifully sung “Testify To Love,” to the roaring vocals of “Never Been To Spain,” to the awe-inspiring, a capella performance of the traditional spiritual “Amazing Grace,” we hear songs that are sung from the soul by a performer with true passion and talent. We even hear an arrangement of Eric Burden’s “House of the Rising Sun” in which Robin creates a uniquely haunting and mysterious atmosphere for us to savor.

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Jul
9
2:00pm 2:00pm

Live Music: The Hilltoppers

The Hilltoppers

The Hilltoppers play neo-traditional bluegrass with an edgy hard driving style that plows a new furrow in hallowed ground and turns up hidden gems that are unknown, yet familiar. With guitar, mandolin, banjo, fiddle and upright bass, their toe-tappin' rhythm is accented by cascading solos. This five piece band features four lead vocalists and a creative web of harmonic composition that tells stories you know, but not like this. Bluegrass the way everybody likes it. The love what they're doing and it shows.

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Jul
8
7:00pm 7:00pm

Live Music: Bad Alibi

 Bad Alibi plays the classic rock that everyone remembers but never gets to hear because bands don’t want to take the extra time to learn the material. Bad Alibi does. They pride themselves on performing material that gives every bar & club patron that, “hey! I remember that one!” kind of moment throughout their performance.

There's a million songs in the big city - so why listen to the same three chords? Bad Alibi is ready to bring you the best in classic rock - whenever and wherever they’re needed.

Bad Alibi - Classic Rock, with no excuses

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Jul
7
7:00pm 7:00pm

Live Music: RUST

RUST

RUST is a classic rock cover band from the Southern Tier of New York State. Consisting of veteran, professional players that have been a part of the areas’ music scene since the 70s, RUST has spent the past several years refining their setlist and sound to become the premier classic rock band in the area. 

The band has chosen songs that have influenced their generation, and have continued to do so until now. From Rush to Aerosmith, Led Zepplin to Boston, the setlist contains familiar songs and some that are very seldom covered. 

Regardless, RUST respectfully plays each song as their own, and gives everyone in the room an invitation to have a great time and revisit THE BEST ERA of ROCK MUSIC.

Brian Hughes - Lead Vocals, Keyboards
Mike Baker- Guitar, Vocals
Bill Cristofaro- Bass, Vocals
Jeff Plate- Drums, Percussion

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Jul
6
5:30pm 5:30pm

Benevolence Beer Launch Party - Live Like Liz, Inc.

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Join us at the brewery as we unveil our next #BenevolenceBeerSeries brew to benefit Live Like Liz, Inc.

5:30 PM - Lite appetizers available
6:00 PM - Unveiling of the Benevolence Brew
6:15 PM - Benevolence Beer available on tap

A portion of every pint of this brand new Grist Iron brew sold from July to December will be donated to Live Like Liz, Inc., which promotes awareness of ovarian cancer by providing information about the symptoms, risks, early detection, and prevention to both women and health care professionals.

The education fund was created in loving memory of Elizabeth Amisano, a vivacious, selfless young woman who passed away due to ovarian cancer at only 20 years old.

For more info: www.LiveLikeLiz.org 

Burkes Blues will also be playing live music from 6-9 PM.

#DrinkGoodDoGood

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Jul
2
4:00pm 4:00pm

Live Music: Not Sold Separately (ft. Duane & Dave of The Town Pants)

'Not Sold Separately' is an acoustic duo (sometimes trio) lead by Dave and Duane Keogh of 'The Town Pants'. The Keogh brothers have carved a distinct musical presence across the USA, Canada, and the greater part of Northern Europe over the last decade. Touring 8-9 months out of the year at major festivals, concert halls, clubs and private functions. NSS does a wide variety of ear-catching music in their live show. Their catalog ranges from Adele to Zac Brown Band and most things in between. 

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Jul
1
7:00pm 7:00pm

Live Music The Woodshed Prophets

The Woodshed Prophets are a quartet of bearded wild-men, hellbent on world-domination or self-destruction (whatever comes first). The Prophets primarily play original material that is a unique blend of rock & country... what some people have coined as "Power Twang".

Rob Stachyra - guitar
Dan Hardy - guitar
Ed Gliha - bass
Bird Dog - drums

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Jun
30
7:00pm 7:00pm

Live Music: Suspect

Suspect is a Rock n Roll band from Elmira NY with a uniquely refreshing sound and a wide-ranging repertoire of music. The band's collective vocal talent and ability to harmonize lends itself to a genre defying style.

Dean Benjamin (Drums & vocals)

Don Holloway (Lead guitar & vocals)

Collin Holloway (Bass Guitar, Guitar & vocals)

Danny Lewis (Lead Vocals)

Zach Hamilton (Bass Guitar, Guitars, Keyboards & vocals)

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