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5 Cideries You Didn't Know Were in the Hudson Valley

5 Cideries You Didn't Know Were in the Hudson Valley

Sip Upstate Ciders Like a Champ
As the thirst for hard cider has rebounded all over the country, the Hudson Valley has returned to its roots as an apple growing and cider producing region. Here are five of the nations leading hard cider brands that you probably didn't know were based Upstate!

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Will We Soon Be Allowed to Drink in New York Movie Theaters?

In his latest move to support New York's booming craft beverage industry, in early January 2020, Governor Cuomo released a proposal to replace outdated Prohibition-era drinking laws with more modern legislation that would allow for the purchase and consumption of craft beer, wine, mead, and spirits in New York cinemas, potentially offering a boost to theaters and craft producers.

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Of Beer & Mountains: A Pilgrimage to West Kill Brewing

After hearing countless rave reviews, Massachusetts resident Hilary Russell decides to get in the car and make a 80-mile pilgrimage to West Kill Brewing, a Greene County craft beer destination of mythical proportions, where the beer is brewed with pure mountain water and the ambiance lends itself to neighborly chatter.

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The Recess Bell: CBD-Infused Seltzer for Maximum Chill

This generation’s panacea-du-jour, CBD, now comes in its most effervescent form yet, thanks to this start-up.

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Move Over Hygge, It's Time to Get Koselig This Winter with Hetta Glogg

Hetta Glogg is a Norwegian-style mulled wine perfect for embracing your inner koselig, or feelings of coziness, this winter.

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Celebrate a Sumptuous Harvest with Hudson Valley Farmhouse Ciders at Stone Ridge Orchard

Hudson Valley Farmhouse Cider is an unfiltered, European-style cider made by Elizabeth Ryan, owner of Breezy Hill Orchard and Stone Ridge Orchard. The Farm Bar at Stone Ridge Orchard will have a barrel tasting on December 8, 2019.

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Sloop Brewing x Tuthilltown Spirits: Cocktails on Tap at The Factory

The New Draft Cocktail Program Launches 11/8
Tuthilltown Spirits and Sloop Brewing Co. team up to bring you cocktails on tap, launching tonight at The Factory at Sloop Brewing Co. in East Fishkill.

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Taste a Legend: Coppersea's 3rd Annual Big Angus Green Malt Party Returns

Raise a Glass to Coppersea's Late Cofounder and Pioneering Distiller November 9
Every fall, Coppersea Distillery in New Paltz honors the legacy of its co-founder and OG distiller Angus MacDonald by hosting a Big Angus Green Malt Party, where the public is invited to sip a nip of Coppersea's rare green malt whisky, which employs an obscure historic method that MacDonald unearthed through reading.

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Taking the Plunge

The Sky-Diving Duo Behind Freefall Sangria Share Their Soaring Origin Story
Christine Kelley and Tom Falzone had accumulated nearly 20,000 skydives between them when they decided to take a very different kind of leap together—a leap into the sangria business. Using the homemade recipe they'd enjoy with other divers post-jump on a Gardiner sky dive ranch, they've built a bustling sangria business that delights jumpers and grounded folks alike.

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Coppersea Celebrates Rye Week with Sherry Cask-Finished Release, Flamenco Music

On Saturday October 19, from 12 to 7pm, Coppersea celebrates New York State Rye Week with the release of its Coppersea Distilling PX Sherry Cask-Finished Single Barrel Empire Rye. To further honor the roots of sherry, the release event will feature live flamenco duo Mario Rincon + Andreas Arnold.

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This Weekend, Coppersea Celebrates Pork and Preservation

Saturday, October 5, is Pig Fest at Coppersea. You can stock up on bacon, sausage, roasts and chops for your freezer, perfect for chilly-day breakfasts and holiday feasting, while enjoying a lovely October drive down Springtown Road, one of the finest autumn landscapes on earth. Sunday, the distillery hosts Bikes, Bourbon and Brunch, a festive fundraiser for the Wallkill Valley Land Trust.

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A Spirited Craft: Understanding a Drink & Its Maker

Blending tradition and bold experimentation, these craft cocktail bars are elevating the art of drinking.

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Celebrate Wine, Food, and Craft Beverage at Bethel Woods' Upcoming Festivals

Join the folks at Bethel Woods for the return of the annual Wine Festival on Saturday, October 5 and the Craft: Beer, Spirits & Food Festival on Saturday, October 12. For the annual events, the historic site of the 1969 Woodstock festival at Bethel Woods will offer complimentary tastings with every ticket purchase.

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5 Awesome Activities in the Hudson Valley

Once again, here’s your weekly curated tip sheet of great things to do in our region. Art, music, film, and wine are in the hopper this time around, so mark your datebook and enjoy!

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Check Out Coppersea in Cocktail Mode at Springtown Tavern this Weekend

Most weekends, visitors to the Springtown Tavern at Coppersea Distilling are more than happy to enjoy Coppersea’s fine spirits neat, savoring the unique flavor notes and mouthfeel that result from grain-to-glass, hand-crafted heritage distilling techniques. This Saturday, the farm distillery will celebrate its wares in craft cocktail form.

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