Saratoga Zymurgist
This store started about twenty years ago as The Hoppy Troll in Cambridge, New York by Wolfgang Kurth. In 1992 it had moved to Saratoga Springs. Then in 1996 it moved to the EBI Beverage on Excelsior Avenue in Saratoga Springs. In June of 2009, it was combined with its sister company The Wine Shoppe and was rename Saratoga Zymurgist. Reed Antis was hired as the new store manager. Reed brings over 20 years of award winning experience to the store and with his experience as a Zymurgist, making ciders and mead it has been an excellent fit
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112 Excelsior Ave
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866US
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Welcome to Saratoga Zymurgist...
Where you can taste success in every bottle!

Saratoga Zymurgist is upstate New York's full service home-brewing and winemaking shop.

Operated by award-winning brewer and fermentation expert, Reed Antis, and his wife, Mary, in Saratoga Springs, NY. 

At Saratoga Zymurgist we have supplies, equipment, and the knowledge to assist you making any libation that needs to be fermented, whether it is your first time or another batch from a well-used recipe.

Reed chose the name Saratoga Zymurgist (Zi´-mûr-jist) to reflect our broad customer base.

 A zymurgist is an individual who studies the science of fermentation.

 We are carrying products for the making and bottling of: wine, beer, mead, cider, sake, vinegar including items for the adventurous individual who make wine from our locally grown vegetables, fruits, berries, and herbs.

Reed and Mary are the trail guides for your adventure into the world of fermentation because...It is all about the yeast...My Friends!