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Hallie Bond

About Hallie Bond

Hallie E. Bond was at the Adirondack Museum in Blue Mountain Lake from 1983 until 2012, first as Education Director and then as Curator. She is the author of numerous historical articles, the book Boats and Boating in the Adirondacks (1995), and contributed to A Paradise for Boys and Girls: Children’s Camps in the Adirondacks (2005). Hallie has an M.A. at the University of York (U.K.) in Medieval Studies as a Rotary Foundation Fellow and an M.A. in American History with a Certificate in Museum Studies from the University of Delaware as a Hagley Fellow.

Hallie Bond: Adirondack Brewing Traditions

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Adirondack Bottling WorksA new era of alcoholic beverage production is dawning in the Adirondacks. You can drink locally-brewed beer from any one of several micro-breweries, or imbibe vodka distilled from potatoes grown in Gabriels and filtered through the high-quality quartz crystals known as Herkimer diamonds. “Drinking local” has a long tradition within the Blue Line. Today, let’s consider the honorable history of Adirondack beer. Continue reading