Glenmere Brewing released a farmhouse ale and you can drink it in their newly expanded outdoor seating area while listening to Bluegrass music on most Sunday’s from 2-6pm.
Rushing Duck in Chester will turn 5 years old on August 19. Check their website to see the details on their big bash that will showcase plenty of special beers that are barrel aged, cellared and experimental.
Helderberg Mountain Brewing in East Berne is expanding into a new taproom in early August. It has a large outdoor covered pavilion and will have four taps for their beers, four rotating taps for other local farm breweries and two taps for local ciders. They will also have a selection of local farm wines. Their latest beers include all NYS Helderburgh Hills IPA and Fox Creek Copper Ale; a hybrid ESB with a traditional English malt bill, Americanized with all NY Chinook and Cascade hops. Look for new local collaborations like their Helles lager made with Crossroads Brewing and a juicy IPA made with CH Evans Brewing.
Pine Island Brewing launched a summer-fall fruit series. First up is 5.8% Son of A Peach brewed with Pilsner and Wheat malts, fresh peaches, and Amarillo hops and it will be followed by a Cherry Ale in September. New draft beers at Rip Van Winkle Brewery in Catskill are a Double IPA and a West Coast Porter. At Yard Owl in Gardiner, 9.8% local coffee infused Casa Diablo Belgian dark strong ale is on as well as 5.7% 270 IPA, 4.8% Owlet Belgian pale ale and 6% Farmhouse Ale. Hudson Valley Brewery in Beacon’s taproom is open Thursdays through Sundays serving up barrel-aged sours and fresh hoppy beers. Periodically, they do release 16-oz cans of some of their specialty beers.
Glenmere Brewing – First Year Anniversary Ribbon Cutting in Florida NY:
From left, Mikey Sandor, County Legislator Paul Ruszkiewicz; Ann Culhane, Maryann Howard, Glenmere’s Michael C. Sandor; Florida Mayor Jim Pawliczek; Florida Chamber of Commerce President Jan Jensen, Glenmere’s Fred Mehler, Renee Orsini, Shanna Sandor, John Orsini, John Benson, Anne Sandor, Kaylee Sandor, and Michael J. Sandor.