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Get Ready for Some of the Catskill’s Most Bodacious Brews!

October 18, 2021

Love discovering fine craft beer? Then the Catskills are a place you’ll want to return to again and again! And if you live here…. lucky you! See why the region is one of the East Coast’s premier craft brew destinations.  Take the ride now, and you’ll have the added fun of Oktoberfest, known around the world as the biggest beer fest of the year – but the area’s many bodacious breweries are a fun destination any time of year. Bottoms up — or, as the Germans say, “Prost!”


Arrowood Farm Brewery | Accord, NY | Website

Arrowood Farms Accord NY

It’s a brewery! It’s a distillery! It’s an apiary. And it’s a great place to hang out with friends and/or family. Situated between the Catskill and Shawangunk Mountains, the Arrowood Farm Brewery is where you can enjoy a selection of farm-fresh brews (from 40+ labels), spirits and food. Visit the farm. Learn how beer is made. Let your kids run with the chickens! In addition to the “picture postcard” grounds, there is live music, pristine outdoor seating & picnic areas, and a chill vibe. Come for the beer and scenery – and stay for the splendiferous sunsets!

Monday 3 – 8 PM
Wednesday 3 – 8 PM
Thursday  3 – 8 PM
Friday 12 – 9 PM
Saturday 12 – 9 PM
Sunday  11 – 8 PM


Arrowood Outpost | New Paltz, NY | Website

arrowood New Paltz ny

The Outpost is committed to cultivating, sourcing, and brewing with local New York ingredients. Make your way down the stairs beside Barner Books on Church Street in New Paltz and you’ll uncover a subterranean refuge with rustic stone walls and a crowd of beer aficionados who have come to sample the Arrowood Farm Brewery’s finest pours. The Outpost has made a surprisingly wide range of beer styles. In a flight of four tried by one patron in late summer, “There was a Wild Ale (Porch), a Sahti, and two Farmhouses (Cotyledon and Esopus).  All were good, easy-drinking beers, uncomplicated but refreshing.”

Friday 4 – 10 PM
Saturday 4 – 10 PM
Saturday 12 – 10 PM
Sunday 12 – 10 PM


Bad Seed Cider Taproom | Highland, NY | Website

bad seed small batch cider

If hard cider is more your thing, you won’t be disappointed by the 30-tap tasting extravaganza that awaits you here! You can experience the operation and enjoy the results. Child and pet friendly. “This place has everything you could want in a cider house. A great selection of inventive ciders, great atmosphere with a beautiful modern fire pit set against a backdrop of orchard trees, and suuuuuper friendly staff. I want to work there. I want to LIVE there. Go there.” – Sondra H., Bad Seed fan

Saturday 2 – 7 PM
Sunday 2 – 7 PM
Monday 12 – 6 PM


Gardiner Brewing Company | Gardiner, NY | Website

gardiner brewing co

You want Country? Located in an old barn with a nice outside area, GBC is a great little spot to hang out on a weekend afternoon.“An awesome family-run brewery with local ingredients for their superb brews,” said one reviewer. “We had a really good time here,” said another. “It was a great combo: a live funk band, great beer, tasty nachos, and yummy BBQ shrimp. The servers and customers were all very friendly.

Saturday 3 – 7 PM
Sunday 3 – 7 PM


Great Life Brewing Company | Kingston, NY | Website

great life brewing

Nestled in an industrial building against a rail yard, Great Life’s friendly bartender, fantastic beers and “great casual vibe” draw an eclectic crowd of beer lovers. A must-do if you’re on a beer trek. Jenna C. raved, “This place is great! Fantastic beers, friendly bartender, definitely a welcoming spot for beer nerds. The Sap Sucker and Marzen were fantastic. Patrick Doherty was more concise, but no less reserved in his praise: “No complaints! Great beer, great bartending, great atmosphere!”

Friday 3 – 8 PM
Saturday 3 – 8 PM
Sunday 1 – 6 PM


Hudson Brewing Company | Hudson NY | Website

hudson brewing co Hudson NYHudson’s First Brewery Since Prohibition. Before 1920 Hudson boasted a rich beer culture, with several breweries and taprooms catering to the many gangsters, gamblers, and “working girls” who called the city home during that time. After prohibition outlawed the manufacture and sale of “intoxicating liquors” the city went without a brewery until 2015 when Hudson Brewing Company opened its doors. Just a short walk from the Hudson Amtrak station and riverfront park, you’ll find high-quality beers highlight New York State’s finest malt and hops with a taproom that provides guests with a variety of NYS wine and spirits.

Outside & Inside Seating/Drinking & To-Go

Thursday 2-10 PM
Friday 12-10 PM
Saturday 12-10 PM
Sunday 12-10 PM
Monday 2-10 PM
Tuesday 2-10 PM


Kingston Standard Brewing Co. | Kingston, NY  | Website

kingston standard brewing co

A nano-brewery with fresh, simple, small-batch beers that pay homage to Kingston, New York’s singular culture and history. Kingston Standard is a pilot brewhouse and test kitchen focusing on recipe development–one visit is all it takes to understand the appeal.

Thursday 12 – 8 PM
Friday 12 – 9 PM
Saturday 12 – 9 PM
Sunday 12 – 8 PM

Keegan Ales |  Kingston, NY | Website

Keegan Ales Kingston NY

Located in the awesome town of Kingston, the brewery itself has the feel of your cozy neighborhood pub. Buzzy brewery offering tours & homebrewing kits, with a restaurant serving. Mama’s Milk is one of the absolute best pure milk stouts there is. Joe Mama’s Milk takes it up a notch with the addition of a deliciously copious amount of coffee. If you’re really feeling bold then kick it up another notch and go with their bourbon barrel offering – a most potent brew.

Hours: 2 – 10pm


Rough Cut Brewing Company | Kerhonkson, NY | Website

Rough Cut Brewing Company Kerhonkson NY

On premised, outdoor picnic-style service, or to-go food with Crowlers of beer. Ten beers on tap daily plus wine, sangria and cider. To stand up to brewer Kayne Konecny’s strong double IPA, chef Bart Cummings has created a rib-eye with a green peppercorn and brandy cream sauce and a New York strip with a compound butter of black olives, black truffles, and herbs. He has a passion for lamb, which he sources from Vly Farm in Stone Ridge. Bart is also a bona fide ice cream genius whose signature flavors include tarragon, basil and hopped-up hempseed, a heavenly confection prepared by steeping whole-leaf hops in cream.

Monday 4 – 9 PM     
4 – 9 PM  
  4 – 9 PM
Saturday 12 – 9 PM
Sunday 12 – 9 PM


Rip Van Winkle Brewing Company | Catskill NY | Website

rip van winkle brewing company

In the last 43 years, the LoBianco family has opened a dozen restaurants from Kingston to Clifton Park. Over 20 years ago Tony, along with his two children Joey and Angela, ventured into the brewing industry by opening Dutchess County’s first Restaurant Brewery, the Hyde Park Brewing Company. It is and continues to be one of the Hudson Valley’s longest-running breweries. This warm, laid-back brewery features eight beers on tap, along with classic American pub fare with an Italian twist. Its craft brewery was also awarded Best in New York State for the Munchner Helles style.

Wednesday 4 – 9 pm
Thursday 4 – 9 pm
Friday 2 – 9 pm,
Saturday 12 pm – 9 pm
Sunday 3 pm – 8 pm


Subversive Malting + Brewing | Catskill NY | Website

subversive malting and brewing

A true farmhouse brewery and onsite taproom located in the historic Village of Catskill, NY. They pride themselves on crafting beers from 100% locally sourced ingredients at the foot of the Catskill Mountains and they produce their own malts using the traditional craft of floor-malting.  Live music in seasonal beer garden.

Taproom Hours
Thursday 4 – 8 pm
Friday 4 – 9 pm (Pizza ‘til 8)
Saturday 12 – 9 pm
Sunday 12 – 6 pm (Pizza ‘til 5)


Woodstock Brewing | Phoenicia NY | Website

Woodstock brewing Phoenicia NY

Founded by two friends with a passion for beer and tinkering, Woodstock Brewing has grown from a 1/2 barrel pilot system in a Woodstock garage to a 15 barrel brewery.

Thursday 1 – 9 PM
12  – 10 PM
12 – 10 PM
12 – 9 PM


Yard Owl Craft Brewery | Gardiner, NY | Website

Yard Owl Craft Brewery Gardiner NY

A Belgian-inspired American brewery, with hot pretzels, pickled veggies & eggs, cheese & charcuterie, coffee, and Karl family jerky. Indoor and outdoor seating. Offers Friday night pickup for your weekend needs.

Friday 3 – 7 PM
Saturday 3 – 7 PM


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