Something’s Brewing

The Hudson Valley and beer have been tied together since the region’s earliest Dutch settlers arrived. Today, the tradition continues at local breweries and craft beverage producers. Imbibe our history by sipping your way through 400 years of brewing culture.

1. Albany Distilling Company

Catch the spirit of Albany when sip on craft cocktails at Albany Distilling Company's Bar & Bottle Shop. The distillery is the city’s first spirits manufacturer since Prohibition. 

75 Livingston Ave. Albany, NY 12207
(518) 621-7191 • www.albanydistilling.com

2. Nine Pin Cider Works

Sip on hard cider at Nine Pin Cider Works, New York's first farm cidery, and learn why cider has become the hip new beverage.

929 Broadway, Albany, NY 12207
(518) 449-9999 • www.ninepincider.com

3. Wolff’s Biergarten

Brunch at Wolff’s Biergarten and catch a soccer game with the rest of the “football” fans.

895 Broadway Albany, NY 12207
(518) 427-2461 • www.wolffsbiergarten.com

2 King Street, Troy, NY 12180
(518) 244-5215 • www.facebook.com

 

4. CH Evans Brewing Company at the Albany Pump Station 

Order up a flight of hand-crafted beers at downtown’s own CH Evans Brewing Company
at the historic Albany Pump Station.

19 Quackenbush Square Albany, NY 12207
(518) 447-9000 • www.evansale.com

5. Druthers Brewing Company

Choose from choice beers at Druthers, where they’ve chosen nothing but the best ingredients for the best quality beverage.

1053 Broadway Albany, NY 12204
(518) 650-7996 • www.druthersbrewing.com

6. Goold Orchards and
Brookview Station Winery

Sample the sweet wines crafted at Brookview Station Winery in the quaint community of Castleton, NY.

1297 Brookview Station Road Castleton, NY 12033
(518) 732-7495 • www.brookviewstationwinery.com

7. S & S Farm Brewery

Join the farm-to-table movement by sipping from family-owned, farm-brewed beer in this converted historic dairy barn.

174 Middle Road, Nassau, NY 12123
(518) 336-0766 • www.sandsbrewery.com

8. Harvest Spirits

Taste spirits from the first distillery in New York to be able to offer tastings and retail sale directly out of the distillery.

3074 US Route 9, Valatie, NY 12184
(518) 758-1776 • www.harvestspirits.com

9. Hudson-Chatham Winery

Pair wine and farm-fresh cheese at Hudson-Chatham Winery in lush Columbia County.

1900 NY-66
Ghent, NY 12075

203 River Street
Troy, NY 12180

(518) 392-9463 • www.hudsonchathamwinery.com

10. Crossroads Brewing Co.

Open Monday through Friday 4PM, Saturday & Sunday 1PM, Closed Tuesdays. Voted the 2014 & 2016 “Best Restaurant in Greene County” by Hudson Valley Magazine! Crossroads award-winning ales are served with fresh, locally sourced fare in a casual, friendly setting.

21 Second St., Athens 518-945-BEER

(518) 751-9134 • www.crossroadsbrewingco.com

11. Sloop Brewing Co. @ The Factory

Built in the shell of the former IBM semiconductor plant in East Fishkill, Sloop Brewing’s brand new 25,000 square foot brewery, kitchen, and tasting room is offering up great craft beer, delicious food, free play arcade games, and a private event space just waiting to host your next party. Swing by on Thursday’s for new can releases!

755 East Dr., Suite 106, Hopewell Junction, NY 12533

(518) 751-9134 • www.sloopbrewing.com

Plan a Trip Around These Annual Events!

Wine & Dine for the Arts
(January)
Empire State Plaza
Three-day festival of food and wine events
www.albanywinefest.com

Gathering of the NY Farm Cideries
(February)
Nine Pin Cider Works, Albany NY
Cider market & tasting
www.ninepincider.com/events.html

Drink Albany
(October)
New York State Museum, Albany NY
Craft beverage celebration
www.albanycraftbeverages.org

Rensselaer County Harvest Hop
(September) 
S & S Farm Brewery
Family-friendly Celebration

Troy Restaurant & Craft Beer Week
(September)
Downtown Troy
Craft Beverage Celebration
www.troycraftbeerweek.com

Hudson Berkshire Wine & Food Festival
(May)