Here are six places to enjoy craft beer in Westchester County:
River Outpost Brewing Company, Peekskill
Nothing goes together better than a craft beer and a hike. Thankfully, River Outpost Brewing Company is a one-stop shop. Located at Charles Point, River Outpost Brewing Company serves beer lovers a wide range of brews made on site. Before a cold pint, adventurists can hike up and down the Hudson River trails including Blue Mountain Reservation Loop (an eight-minute drive from River Outpost), Arden Point (a four-mile system of easy trails), and Anthony’s Nose (two-mile in-and-out moderately difficult trail). More information
To do: Listen to local bands every weekend starting at 9 p.m.
Captain Lawrence Brewing, Elmsford and Mt Kisco
Captain Lawrence Brewing is a Westchester County institution with two locations in Elmsford and Mt Kisco. It is the largest craft brewery in Hudson Valley and boasts a 25,000-square-foot brewery facility, a 2,500-square-foot beer hall, and a 6,000-square-foot outdoor beer garden where beer lovers can sip on the new “Mood Series” IPAs and barrel-aged sour ales, just to name a few. And to top it all off, Captain Lawrence Brewing’s Elmsford location is the last stop on Gotham Bike Tours’ Hudson Valley Craft Brewery Bike Tour. Guests will also enjoy knowing that Captain Lawrence has won numerous awards including ten Great American Beer Festival medals. More information
To do: Make a reservation for the popular Beer Hall and Beer Garden before you head out.
Broken Bow Brewery, Tuckahoe
Everything about Broken Bow Brewery makes it a must-see stop—it’s a majority women-owned, first-of-its-kind brewery in the Village of Tuckahoe with award-winning craft brews. This family-owned and operated microbrewery is known for its Broken Routines Mosaic and Amarillo IPA alongside a wide variety of award-winning Belgians, Porters, and Barrel-Aged Lagers created to inspire the next generation of craft beer lovers. More information
To do: Bring the kids for a free slushie every Tuesday from 3-9 p.m.
Wolf & Warrior Brewing Co., White Plains
Inspired by the community-centered appeal that breweries in Zimbabwe offer, Wolf & Warrior was started in 2019 by homebrew novice Mike Chiltern after studying abroad. Wolf & Warrior got its namesake from Mike’s sons, Vuk and Branko, translated from Serbian meaning “wolf” and “warrior.” If the newly enhanced food menu featuring brisket blend burgers and IPA-infused Buffalo sauce wings weren’t enough, the story and true community of this White Plains staple make it a must-see stop for the perfect beer. They also won “Best of Westchester 2020” by Westchester Magazine for a new craft brewery… no big deal. More information
To do: Get ready for bingo night every Wednesday starting at 7 p.m.
Sing Sing Kill Brewery, Ossining
Since opening in 2018, Sing Sing Kill Brewery (SSKB) has been serving Westchester County’s craft beer enthusiasts with a sustainable twist. The award-winning SSKB built sustainable practices into every aspect of their business—from locally sourced ingredients and a zero-waste policy, to using 100% renewable New York energy and water conservation practices throughout their facility. And to top it all off: SSKB is a staple in the community, supporting the Ossining LGBTQ Alliance, African dance classes, Ossining MATTERS and UNIDOS: A Hispanic Heritage Month Fundraiser. More information
To do: Make it a point to check out the annual Pride beer this summer.
Soul Brewing Company, Pleasantville
Opening right at the height of the pandemic in 2020, Soul Brewing Company came out of the gate swinging and was awarded ”Best of Westchester 2021” by Westchester Magazine. Soul Brewing Company’s European-influenced origins take root in their community-focused brewery and taproom where visitors can come to relax with friends while enjoying small-batch artisanal ales and lagers. Soul Brewing Company is a New York State Brewers Association member and hosts musical talent every week. More Information
To do: Tap along to the Saturday Night Music series every weekend beginning at 8 p.m.