Eight Refreshing New York-Brewed Beers for Spring

Brews from around the state that represent various style categories

As the weather turns in our part of the world, our tastes shift from the rich and hearty to the crisp and refreshing. To ease the decision-making process, we’ve selected a list of New York-brewed beers that represent tried and true and emerging style categories: NEIPAs, Lagers, Farmhouse Ales, and more. These represent high-quality options from NY, and while we encourage you to seek them …

Hudson Valley Brewery Makes Beer Based on Instinct, Not Instructions

This upstate New York upstart is already drawing drinkers by the hundreds

Hudson Valley Brewery, a mid-level upstart, has the prowess of a business bound for broader horizons. Their beer—oftentimes pillowy, velvety or (on the occasion when its sour) almost more like Kombucha than beer—is consistently named among the best in the country. The brand’s success thus far certainly pertains to the fact that beer doesn’t have to fit into any theoretical box. Other, stricter drinks—like wine or …