Hudson Valley Spirits

Breweries, Cideries, Wineries & Distilleries


Hudson Valley Beer/Wine Trail -Jump on board the Little Beer & Wine Bus all year long, in any weather!   On this site you’ll find information about their activities, culinary food, brewery facilities, and buses, along with descriptions of our fun tours.    or

The Brew Bus  –       845-742-1378


Gilded Otter Brewery Restaurant & Entertainment Visit our unique building that lets you watch the brewing process with remarkable views of the Hudson Valley.  Taste the finest food and drink served by our friendly staff.  Bring the whole gang to the Gilded Otter for a one of a kind dining experience.               3 Main St. New Paltz, NY  12561                 845-256-1700              

Rushing Duck Brewery Co.   Rushing Duck Brewing Company is a small, family owned and operated brewery located in the Historic District of Chester, New York that began selling beer in August of 2012.  We produce a wide variety of tasty beers. Hoppy, malty, American-styled, Belgian influenced, barrel aged, sours, you name it we have full flavored ales.    1 Battiato Lane Chester NY 10918      845-610-5440               

Newburgh Brewery – You’ll find a good deal of it at the Newburgh Brewing Company. They honor the natural goodness of the ingredients, by working hard to make them shine through in every sip. They also honor the rich history of Newburgh, a tough-minded town that’s still as hardscrabble as it was when General George Washington stationed his army here more than 200 years ago.    845-569-BEER (2337)   

Hyde Park Brewery – Since 1996, the Hyde Park Brewery has provided fine handcrafted beer for people in the Hudson Valley.   4076 Albany Post Rd., Hyde Park NY 12538          


Chill Wine Bar – Built in a former Laundromat, Chill Wine Bar was formed out of the original circa 1895 interior with original floors and exposed brick walls. Recycled wood from an old barn in Dutchess County was brought in to complete the interior.  We have strived to create quite atmosphere and the lack of televisions help create a great place for conversation and relaxation.  We focus on simple wines, a great bottled beer selection and a simple but robust food menu.  173 Main St. Beacon,NY                            Phone:  845-765-0885           Email:            

Brotherhood Winery  –  Excavated by hand in the late 19th Century, the dimly lit cellars house over two hundred oak barrels and feature a crested vault containing some of the oldest vintages in America.  The knowledgeable guides will reveal the secrets of these mysterious vaults and get you well acquainted with the complete wine making process.  100 Brotherhood Plaza Drive, Washingtonville, NY  10992          845-496-3661           

Palaia – Live music on the weekend.  Choose from a selection of local wines, craft beers, hard cider and local spirits and snacks.   10 Sweet Clover Rd.  Highland Mills, NY  10930          845-928-5384

Benmarl – Nestled in the lush green hills of Marlboro is Benmarl Winery. Overlooking the historic Hudson River Valley, its 37 acre estate lays claim to the oldest vineyard in America.  156 Highland Ave. Marlboro, NY  12542    845-236-4265


Angry Orchard – A self-guided tour walks you through the history of cider, and the story behind the 60-acre Angry Orchard name.  You’ll get to experience the cider making process first hand, and try three delicious Angry Orchard ciders with a complimentary flight.     There is no admission fee to visit the Innovation Cider House. You must be 21+ with a valid ID to sample.          2241 Albany Post Road, Walden NY  12586                   888-845-3311               

Pennings Farm Cidery – Cider made a variety of dry, semi-sweet, hopped and other flavored ciders.  4 Warwick Turnpike, Warwick  NY  10990          845-987-9922


Warwick Valley Winery and Distillery – Café, Shop, Music & Fruit Picking Farm

Manicured grounds, gardens, and orchards span over 120 acres. Home of the award-winning New York’s original cider, Doc’s Cider and home to the first distillery in NYS since prohibition, American Fruits. Creators of the Gold winning Black Dirt Bourbon. They have a critically acclaimed wine collection. The food is sourced locally. Musicians play every weekend, and 4 music festivals during the summer months.  Year Round Wine Tasting and Bakery on site.  114 Little York Road, Warwick, New York 10990       845-258-4858

Orange County Distillery – New York’s only distillery sourcing all of its ingredients from their farm behind the tasting room. Taste the sugar beet vodka, corn whiskey, and bourbon before the tour.
19B Maloney Lane, Goshen, 10924

Apple Dave’s Distillery- Taste “Apple Dave’s Skullcracker” produced using the Revolutionary War era “Freeze Distilling” method. This Apple Jack has been a staple of the Hudson Valley for hundreds of years. New York State distilled products and locally made craft beers.         
82 Four Corners Road, Warwick,  10990