Nicole thought she could make it to the end of the Finger Lakes Beer Trail, but she never made it out of Penn Yan. Just another in the thousands of cases where a long-thought-dead, mid-19th century illness claims the life of a craft beer enthusiast.
â€œWe assumed we would encounter hardships along the way.â€ said Nicoleâ€™s traveling companion, Steve. â€œSnow, pot holes, the occasional Amish buggy slowing down traffic, but dysentery? We did not see that one coming.â€
Steve himself suffered snakebite while â€œbreaking the sealâ€ in Burdett, a town known for â€œDonâ€™t Tread on Meâ€ serpent flags, but not actual serpents.
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