The FarmHouse Brewery, a Tioga County beer producer that used hops grown in New York state, is about to close its doors.
Marty Mattrazzo, who opened the business in Owego just over eight years ago, announced the decision to cease operations in an online post.
In a message to customers, Mattrazzo wrote that he had done a lot of different things in his life "and running a brewery has definitely been my favorite thing I have done professionally."
The FarmHouse Brewery set up its original tap room on George Street. A few years ago, the facility moved to Lake Street, in the heart of the village of Owego's business district.
A FarmHouse tap room opened in Victor, southeast of Rochester, in 2019.
The last couple of years proved especially challenging for the business. Mattrazzo's note said reduced sales "left us with no more options but to close."
Mattrazzo said The FarmHouse tap room in Owego will be open Friday and Saturday before the business shuts down. He could not be reached to discuss his future plans.
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