The second annual Hudson Valley Craft Beverage Festival, hosted by Brooklyn Cider House at Twin Star Orchards in New Paltz, returns on Saturday August 5th. Attendees will enjoy a two-hour tasting and market of craft beverages from more than 20 makers of local cider, beer, mead, wines and spirits, and can support these local producers by purchasing bottles and cans to-go directly from the makers. Confirmed participants include Brooklyn Cider House, Cooper’s Daughter Spirits, Taconic Distillery, The Hudson House & Distillery, Indian Ladder Farms Cidery & Brewery, Coppersea Distilling, Orchard Hill Cider Mill, Forthright Cyder & Meadery, Greenpoint Cidery, Pennings Farm Cidery, Obscure Oscillation Brewing Company, Laughing Gut Kombucha, Rockaway Brewing Company, Feel Good Booch, Paul Brady Wine, Sundstrom Cider, Branchwater Farms Distillery, Springbrook Hollow Farm Distillery, Treasury Cider with more to come.
Tastings are ticketed and take place in two sessions: 1-3pm and 3:30-5:30pm with VIP entry available at 12pm. Tickets are $20 online in advance, $55 for VIP, and $25 at the door. All tickets bought in advance will include a souvenir tasting glass. Reserve tickets online here.
Twin Star Orchard’s signature artisanal wood-fired pizzas, burgers and barbecue will be available for purchase, along with their Brooklyn Cider House award-winning natural hard ciders and there will be live music all day long from 12pm – 6pm.