From amber and pale ales, to pilsners and black lager beers, spirits like gin, bourbon and vodka, and wines like Cabernet Franc, there are almost as many craft made beverages here as there are summer weekends.
Our burgeoning artisanal beverage trail features breweries, distilleries, and wineries. Most feature daily tastings and tours to give you a close-up look at how the beverages are made. Check out the specialty goods, or take a seat, a few sips, and share good times as you take in the local scenery.
Callicoon Brewing Company
16 Upper Main Street Callicoon | 845-887-5500
Located in a converted firehouse overlooking the Delaware River, their craft brews on tap include Callicoon Cow Pale Ale and Callicoon Brown Cow Porter. They also feature a full line of local and regional craft brews, a full bar and a pub menu available to eat in or take out. Bring your own growlers or purchase one.
672 Old Rte. 17, Livingston Manor | 845-439-1232
A world-class production craft brewery using state of the art green technology for a great, honest, hardworking beer made by hand from Catskill mountain water and all natural ingredients. Stop in for a pilsner, take home a growler.
Roscoe NY Beer Company
145 Rockland Road, Roscoe | 607-290-5002
Home of the Trout Town handcrafted beer, created by folks that enjoy the great outdoors, embrace their community and value all the wonderful things this country has to offer. Visit the tasting bar, gift shop, and lounge. Catch a tour on the weekends, stay for a bite to eat and check out their special events throughout the year.
Catskill Distilling Company
2037 Rte. 17B, Bethel | 845-583-3141
NY State Farm Distillery producing handcrafted spirits including Peace Vodka and Most Righteous Bourbon. Tastings and tours, private events, musical happenings and dining inside/outside at Dancing Cat Saloon & Cat Stills Café. 1000 Feet from the entrance of Bethel Woods Performing Arts Center, the Museum at Bethel Woods and the 1969 Woodstock Festival Site.
10 Union Street, Roscoe | 607-498-4511
Gluten free, 100% American corn grain, Bootlegger 21 New York vodka is elegantly hand-crafted with an uncommonly smooth feel and flavor. Tasting room and tour hours.
Cideries & Wineries
Aaron Burr Cider
A small homestead farm dating back to the early 19th century. Crafted with homegrown and locally foraged apples, their mission is to re-create “true cider”, the time-averaged most popular drink in America. Available in many vintages for purchase at the Bashakill Winery in Wurtsboro, area farmers’ markets and local shops.
Bashakill Vineyards & Winery
1131 South Road, Wurtsboro | 845-888-5858
Sullivan County’s first commercially licensed farm winery specializing in small-batch Germanic style whites and oak-aged reds. Pack a picnic or snack on their lite bites. Enjoy live music, while you sip on a glass or share a bottle. Take a peek at the wine cave and grab a case to go.
Eminence Road Farm Winery
3734 Eminence Road, Long Eddy | 845-887-6280
Eminence Road Farm Winery makes small lots of dry table wine in a barn on the western edge of the Catskills using vinifera grapes from sustainably managed Finger Lakes vineyards. Their remote, rustic winery is open for tastings by appointment or find them at area farmers’ markets, restaurants, and shops.
Wine Festival at Bethel Woods
Bethel Woods Center for the Arts | Saturday, October 7
The Wine Festival at Bethel Woods showcases the amazing variety of wines produced by New York State’s best vintners all in one amazing location. Featuring specialty foods, wine related products, live music, and more than 40 vendors.
Craft Beer Festival
Bethel Woods Center for the Arts | Saturday, October 14
The Craft Beer Festival at Bethel Woods brings together breweries from across New York State in order to quench your thirst with a variety of hops. Taste your favorite beers, sample a variety of specialty foods, purchase beer related crafts and enjoy live music.