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Peekskill Brewery

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41 Beers
1,672 Hads
Place Score: 91
Reviews: 43
Visits: 106
Avg: 4.09
pDev: n/a
Taps: 16
Bottles: 100
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

47-53 S Water St
Peekskill, New York, 10566-2035
United States
phone: (914) 734-2337

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @peekskillbrews

Place added by: madmanjf on 09-13-2008

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Photo of Astrolia1
4.98/5  rDev +21.8%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.75

My wife and I had our first "date" at the original location 3 years ago. Since they moved we make a weekly visit on our way back from work every week.

The service is amazing. They treat you extremely well and personally. Always willing to have us try new beers, or refresh our memory on ones we have had in the past, but haven't had in awhile. The place looks great, open, a lot of room and as a results isn't ridiculously crowded (read elbow to elbow) like the older place. There is seating upstairs for dining and a smaller bar, downstairs is more open with long tables and bar seating at the bar. All beers are available at either upstairs or downstairs bars. There is an open floor that allows you to look down through to the bar and people below, which is a nice touch.

What else can I say. Nothing touches this place in my opinion. I have brought friends and family here and they are now regulars or beg to go when we visit. Quality is a MAJOR focus here. The brew master is constantly checking glasses, lines, taps, and other equipment to make sure the product is 100% every pour. Every week they have a cask on of different varieties. They sometimes will mix two of their beers together for a cask or it will be a simulation run of a coming new or new batch of a previous beer. There is a beer for everyone, whether they are a craft brew "novice" or a genuine "beer snob"

I thought it was a little more generic at the older place. Now I would describe it as "high end" pub food. Their sausages, which are a new addition are made in house and are outrageously good. The pork confit sandwich I highly recommend personally. The only reason it's not a 5 for food is because I can see how some people might find the recipes to be a little "pretentious", but if you give it a chance, everything is good.

Overall, if you go, you will want to go back!

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Photo of jrnyc
4.53/5  rDev +10.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 3.5

This brewery is a standout amongst New York breweries and we are lucky to have a place that makes such great beer.

Very cool atmosphere, open spaces and great view of of the Hudson river and mountains.

Service is excellent. I have always drank and eaten at the second floor bar, the bartenders are knowledgeable, friendly and efficient. Brandon is the man and an asset to Peekskill. Growler fills on the first floor are done quickly, even had the Chief himself take me to first floor when it was closed to make sure I got a great growler fill out of the machine.

Selection of beer is outstanding. There are usually 10 or so beers on tap and the selection is consistently rotating. The beer ranges from solid to outstanding.

The food is pretty good, some stuff is really good, other stuff is only OK.

Prices for the beer are a bit high on the high side especially since it is coming straight from the source. But since they don't bottle and distribute I am guessing they need to maximize revenue at brewpub. Prices of growlers have increased recently and are pushing the limits as some fills are $26.

Great place, great beer and I highly recommend a trip there, especially if you are from NYC, take the train up. Awesome scenery on the trip and you can drink to your hearts delight.

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Photo of pjkelley82
4.4/5  rDev +7.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 5

Peekskill Brewery lived up to the hype to me. They do hoppy beers better than most and the other styles I had were world class or close to...

The appearance was nice... nice bar area with a bunch of tables surrounding the windows and walls.Very nice setting. Like an upper class bar/pubm

Service was vert good. Nothing super off the charts but they made great suggestii 2nd and answered all questions.

Selection for the beer was phenomenal. 16 taps, 1 cask and they had liquor for sale as well like a typical bar. Food selection was great as well and paired well with the brews. They had a chesse section sausage section burgers and others.. very game-y foods such as rabbit, duck etc.

Beers were phenomenal. Enough said. Look at thier reviews. Great selection and something for everyone.

Food was beyond phenomenal. Ao good and all went well with thier beer selections.

Quality... top notch. Worth every dollar.

Value... notice I said nothing about price yet.. Me and my fiancee had 3 flights of 4 beers($24 total, $8 each flight), she had a burger and fries($15) and I split a sausage fest with my friend (I paid $12 it was $24 total). I had an addition pint($6) and went home with a growler($25) ... $80 after tax and tip. I was blown away as that was very expensive. Basically they would charge $20 for a six pack of thier brew.. that is the one thing that will deter me from visiting more frequently. Overall you get what you pay for (maybee a tad too much) but they were world class and definitely recommend.

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Photo of GreesyFizeek
4.63/5  rDev +13.2%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 4.75

A jewel on the Hudson. A great new-ish brewery run by the former head brewer at Ithaca Brewing Company who seems to have really come into his own. Every beer I've tried in the two times I've gone has been incredible, amazing really. Amazeball, Eastern, Double, and Higher Standard, Simple Sour, Moscow on the Hudson, Vaporizer, Awesome Sauce, and pretty well damn much everything is well-crafted, drinkable, and creative.

This brewing spirit extends into their food selection as well. The food is really expensive, mind you, but you get your money's worth. The poutine is excellent (every beer bar tries to do poutine these days, don't they? This is one of the best beer bar poutines I've had) as well as the burgers and everything else. Really nice people as well. There's a bald bartender with a moustache was working the first time I went who was super knowledgeable and friendly, talked to me about homebrewing and all the beers that were on tap. I wish I remembered his name! Table service was slightly slower than bar service the second time I went there, nothing that bad though.

There are two areas to enjoy the brewery- downstairs on ground level is a regular bar with a growler station. Not sure if you can get food down here. The growler filler is one of the most high tech machines I've ever seen. Upstairs is the restaurant. Worth a trip if you're in the area, and honestly worth a trip from anywhere in New York, really.

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Photo of lorkovicb
3.94/5  rDev -3.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Moved to Peekskill recently and am very happy to have the brewery a short 5 minute drive away. Very neat atmosphere with a modern industrial design. They have a decent beer selection with around 10-12 original beers on tap varying in styles. I preferred the Vaporizer after trying most of their beers after a few visits. They also open a new cask varying in style every Thursday which I haven't had the chance to get to, but have heard good things. Give this place a try if you are ever in upper Westchester.

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Photo of BGsWo22
4.15/5  rDev +1.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Arrived at noon today for a few tastes and a growler or two. Tried some good beers. Simple sour and styriana are really nice. Nuggy yum yum and hop common were solid. Nypa and eastern standard were decent. Higher tankard was the one I got a growler of. Hope to be back for amaze balls soon.

The pretzels were good and the service was informative and good as well

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Photo of sholland119
4.38/5  rDev +7.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75 | food: 3.75

This stop was worth every one of the 120 minutes I went out of my way to get here on a trip home from Burlington,VT. Peekskill is in a great spot right off the highway and right across the street from a riverfront park. Parking was plentiful on a Saturday afternoon.

Cool place inside with a long bar that seats 20 or so and lots of tables in the dining room. Bright, open and airy, which is not usually the case in a plce like this.

Beer selection as good as advertised or could be expected to be. Lots of hoppy beers of various style and strengths, a cask, a couple of sours, strong beers, lighter beers. Even a totally unnecessary guest tap or two. Not a bad beer in the lot. Shotgun Willie and Eastern Standard IPA were the standouts for me. I'd have filled the car with growlers if travel plans had not precluded our ability to drink them fresh.

Food was decent. Service was very good, especially given that the bar was packed.

Go there.


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Photo of SBXLII
2.56/5  rDev -37.4%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3 | service: 1 | selection: 3.25 | food: 3

This being the 5th visit combined, between the previous location and new, the service is still pitiful. The last location was terribly cramped, and the new spot isn't that much roomier - maybe an extra 20 person capacity at best.

Between the four bartenders, it literally took 7 minutes to place an order, which I had to prompt, and that was on three separate occasions. After my first flight, someone presumably a manager/owner, took the paddle away and didn't even bother to ask if I wanted anything else. Thank you very much, m'am.

It's as if the ownership and staff firmly believe they're not situated in Peekskill, but Williamsburg or Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Far too obnoxious and pretentious for my taste.

The beer? Oh yea, right - there's better in the area.

If you're from out of town, and want to try a solid local NY beer, go across the Hudson to Chester, and try Rushing Duck.

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Photo of JoeBloe
4.3/5  rDev +5.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

My wife and I came here for dinner with friends on a Saturday night- making reservations earlier in the day for 7:30 pm -entering through the side door off the parking lot we took a peek at the first floor bar and through the window to the brewing vats as we waited for the elevator to the dining level on the second floor -the 3rd, 4th and 5th(?) level elevator buttons were taped off (we were later told that those floors aren't finished yet) - walked a few steps off the elevator into the large dining room where the mait're de told us our table is "being cleaned" and we could wait by the crowded bar along the short wall by the entrance - a few short minutes later she came over to tell us our table was ready - nice-
we got seated at a table along the rail which looks down into the first floor bar - very nice - the large and loud room has nice dim lighting by hanging pendant lamps with Edison bulbs - good atmosphere - the room feels very 'open' -
the menu looked good, with a beer list consisting almost entirely of house brews, with many styles represented -they also had Ommegang Hennepin and a cask ale from Rushing Duck - we started with some tasty appetizers and a dozen oysters - my wife ordered a short pint of Amazeballs, her now favorite beer, and my friend and I ordered a couple pints of Higher Standard ( which they describe as a 'triple ipa, ha!) -
good appetizers and good beer on the first round - the imperial ipa's paired nicely with the oysters and the wings my buddy ordered -
We ordered short ribs for the main course and Vaporizer imperial stouts - another nice pairing - for the next round we ordered some Midnight Toker black ales, which wound up being good beers to end on with their surprising infusion of coffee flavor -
too full for dessert, we left satisfied -
This was a very nice dining experience - cheers!

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Photo of LizCollins
4.03/5  rDev -1.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

Absolutely awesome decor! The place is really nicely decorated, with a great big open room. One drawback to that was that it was a bit loud, but good crowd. Felt like a neighborhood place, coming from out of town but still nice chat with bartenders. Food took a while. Beers were great, and everyone around me liked theirs as well. They were willing to take the time to be sure you got the beer you wanted and giving different samples. Didn't try the restaurant part, but looked nice- much more open than the old place. Nice that they had the ballgame on, like a bar but with much better beer. Yummy pretzels!

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Photo of petermethot
4.1/5  rDev +0.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

My wife and I had been wanting to get to Peekskill Brewing for several months but living over an hour and a half away with a newborn made it challenging to get there. Well worth the wait. We tried all 12 beers they had on tap as well as an excellent Sunday brunch. For us the highlights were all of there IPAs (loved that they had everything from a very session able low alcohol IPA all the way to a very serious triple IPA) as well as the Imperial Stout. Food was way above average, almost exceptional gastropub status, for a place mostly known for their beer. Atmosphere was comfortable and spacious. They were even able to accommodate my wife's food allergies and the presence of my 7 month old son. Great experience and will be back whenever possible.

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Photo of BeahDrinkah
4.38/5  rDev +7.1%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Traveling through the area armed with beer advocate reviews as a guide I couldn't just drive by without stopping into Peekskill Brewery. Glad I did. Though ridiculously loud, the place had a very festive atmosphere. It was a busy evening with plenty of pleasant and attentive staff on hand. I was able to enjoy a couple of fantastic draft pours - Amazeballs and Flavor Saver - and appetizers at the bar at my own pace. Nice.
Clean and Professional with quality brews, I give this spot a thumbs up.

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Photo of Mfoleybrews
3.89/5  rDev -4.9%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4

A taste of Eastern Standard at Spuyten Duyvil in Brooklyn sent us up river to check this gem out. Seemingly brand new facility is modern and comfortable. Had a flight enjoyed almost everything! Hipster bar staff will keep you informed as well as provide a laugh or two. Good times in Peekskill a little over an hour for me to get there is worth it. Be back soon.

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Photo of DrankIT
4.53/5  rDev +10.8%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Outstanding experience, call for a tour the staff is very knowledgeable and wants to impress you they deserve a 5.00 in service but I think you can always improve. Peekskill Brewery is definitely an up an comer and they are still getting there legs under them in the craft beer industry. The beer is very impressive with a lot of variety for all types. Atmosphere is awesome with some very scenic views as they sit on the Hudson River. Great place to grab a beer in the summer! Peekskill is worth the trip you wont be disappointed

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Photo of drinker36
4.74/5  rDev +15.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.75

I visited the old Peekskill brewery location a few years ago and the restaurant/food/beer was nothing worth writing a review about. The new location and the beer deserves a glowing review so I'll do my best:

Net: In order, this place is worth the trip for the beer, atmosphere, and food.

Beer - Top notch. I'd had the pleasure of trying PBs IPA's at a Decicco's tap takeover a few months before and the ones I had on my visit were better than I remembered. The double standard (IIIPA) and Higher Standard (3IPA) can compete with the highly rated IPA's on this site. They have 5 - 5 oz tasters available too which is great for trying a few of their great brews.

Atmosphere - The 5 story building is right across the street from a nice looking park and the Hudson river. Great Views. Bar / Brewery on 1st floor and pub/restaurant/2nd bar on the 2nd floor. I believe the 3rd floor has their coolship (although I didn't see it) and I have no idea what is on the 4th and 5th floor(roof). The bars and restaurant are clean, minimalist/industrial designed and both the 1st and 2nd floor have tons of windows for great views.
***side note - As others have pointed out. Easy to take the train up from NYC. You can walk from the train station to the Brewery/Restaurant.

Food - high quality/high end bar food. Menu is on their website. I had the wings and lemon parm fries. Both were great.

Service - Great. I love when your server asks if you want another beer before you've finished the one you're drinking. Sitting with an empty glass is no fun.

Value - It's gonna cost you ~ $30 for food and a couple beers but the quality/value are well worth the money.

Overall: Great Local/space, Great food, Great Beer. I wish I lived closer. I will be back.

Improvement suggestions:
1. Open a Rooftop Bar (I've heard rumors) Would be killer to sit up there with the views / beer / food.
2. Bottle or Can your beer.
3. Never run out of Amazeballs! (I know there is a supply demand thing for the beer as well as the ingredients but this is one of my favorite beers ever so I had to put this on the list even though it's an unrealistic expectation.)

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Photo of MThiele360
4.95/5  rDev +21%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.75

After hearing great reviews of the restaurant and the beers, I stopped in here for lunch on my way down to Long Island from New England. It was well worth the side trip, one I would make again as I frequently travel between NYC and New England.

Tough to get a real handle on the atmosphere as it was mid-afternoon on a Tuesday and very quiet, but the space is nice. On street level is the brewery itself and the tap room - the tap room doesn't open until 3pm on weekdays but I did stop in for a growler fill on my way out. Seems like a nice space that opens on to the street. The upstairs pub was nice and open. Open windows looking out onto the Hudson on a beautiful late spring day was a plus. Open kitchen in the back left, well-spaced tables throughout the restaurant. I'm told they're planning on expanding into the other floors of the building.

Quality was very high. I sampled eight of their beers and none were a throwaway. The Eastern Standard is a stellar IPA, the Simple Sour is one of the best American berlinerweisses I've had, and the Higher Standard was a dangerously drinkable triple IPA.

Service on the day I stopped in was outstanding. I sat at the bar in the upstairs pub. The bartender was very attentive and excited to talk about their beers and beer in general. While I only actually ordered four beers (half-pints of Eastern Standard & Dream Of The 90's and full 12oz pours of Simple Sour and Higher Standard), I was also given unsolicited samples of four other offerings (Double Standard, World's End, DRye Irish Stout, New Wagon). As I was still talking to one of the other patrons after I paid my check but had finished the beer I was drinking, he passed off another small pour of Simple Sour.

Selection was excellent. They were pouring 12 of their own offerings on the day I stopped in, as well as a handful of guest taps including Captain Lawrence Smoked Porter. Pour sizes are 12oz/16oz full pours dependent on style and ABV as well as half-pints of all offerings. They'll also pour samples if you want to try something.

As for food, I had an order of the bacon-wrapped brussels sprouts and a bowl of the gumbo. The gumbo was solid but the bacon wrapped brussels sprouts were amazing.

Overall, this is one of the best brewpub experiences I've had in a while, and I consider myself a regular at the Portsmouth Brewery and make frequent stops at Cambridge Brewing Company and Southampton Publick House. Good stuff happening here.

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Photo of EDNOSE
4.71/5  rDev +15.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5 | food: 4.75

Honestly, I haven't been as pleased with a brewpub experience in a long time. That's as simply as I can state it. I had been once before to Peekskill under the old creation (September 2012). I liked the beer, the atmosphere was tough to really get a handle on, but the beer was excellent. The new incarnation is just fantastic.

There's the Tap Room downstairs. I only visited this for growler fills on the way out as I had my 2 year old in tow (and there's only high tops and bar stools downstairs). That said, the vibe downstairs at lunch time seemed pretty cool. The growler filling machine was beyond impressive! Very nice space with a view into the brewing operation.

We went upstairs for lunch. A very open space that I am sure is really loud when it's crowded. There was a decent crowd at lunch but open tables so that made the noise very palatable.

We ordered the corn bread skillet, the bacon wrapped brussel sprouts and the burger. Every one of them was top notch. Excellent quality, well prepared and flavorful. I would come back for the food alone. (The food was a notch overpriced for the are in my opinion - there's my one negative).

Then you get to the beer ... oh my goodness, the beer. Had 9 beers over 2 samplers (doubled up on Amazeballs - one in each sampler). There's 15 beers on tap. When there's 15 beers on tap at a Brewpub, when isn't one of them a throw away. Well, as I said, I only had 9, but none was even close to a throw away. They were all incredibly high quality. From the SImple Sour, to the Skills Pils, to the coffee IPA (I don't like coffee), to all the various IPA's ... oh, and Amazeballs - which is easily the best pale ale I've ever had) ... the beers are excellent.

Highly suggest you head on out there.

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Photo of cavedave
4.6/5  rDev +12.5%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Okay time to undo, and start over, a new day is here. Updated 2/25/13

Peekskill is in a beautiful building now, the bar area is street level. It is designed for maximum relaxation, maximum access to the bartenders and the taps, maximum area to party in groups. Gorgeous digs. There is a restaurant on another floor, which we didn't visit. Yet. The brew room is visible from just inside the entrance. I spent a good while staring with a smile here.

The beer, well what can you say? It is, plainly and simply, the finest beer made in the Hudson Valley. And yes I know the other breweries from north where the river is a stream to south where it flows into NYC. What is scary is this is just the beginning. One can see that Chief's creations here, once the system is dialed in and his customer base solidified, are likely to gain national attention. Already standards like Shotgun Willy and Amazeballs have been loved by many, but how lucky some of us have been to have tasted harbingers of greatness yet to come, Simple Sour, Wakeup Call, Midnight Toker, and a new beer of incredible vibrancy called World's End. An already delectable taste of a wondrous future. Makes me very thirsty. Yes, friends, the beer is amazing.

Food here is much better than it was at the other location as well. It is prepared wonderfully, served artistically.

Growler fills will soon be done on state of the art CP system, sadly they haven't opened that station as of my last visit. Have had 16 fills from their taps, though, and have found that they survive remarkably well for up to 2 weeks, which is all you can ask. Staff is friendly, know their beer, great pours.

Hate to give props to the guest taps for a pub with such excellent house beers, but even the guest taps rock. They love to showcase as local as possible, many great kegs have already been to the guest handles

So happy to set the record straight, and to say this is the best brewpub in New York State. Period. It is the Mid Hudson's version of the, RIP, Alchemist, in such a great way.

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Photo of iBeer16
3.95/5  rDev -3.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.5

First off this place is located about 100 yards from the Peekskill train station which is extremely convenient. Walking in you probably won't expect much as the place is very awkwardly designed. Along the left side is a rather large bar extending to the end of the bar side, and on the right side are inconvenient tables. This leaves at most a 2 foot walking area between tables and bar, which becomes problematic the more you drink, or anyt time after 9 on a Th/Fr/Sat.
Their new brewer Jeff O'Neil from Ithaca has really strengthened their beers over the past few months that he has been there, expect great house brewed crafts while there. In addition they also have a great selection of other micro brews and an intense wine list, maybe a selling point for the misses.
Their food is a bit on the expensive side for being bar food and all, but is usually pretty flavorful. Wings are delicious, especially paired with shotgun Willie!
The staff is very knowledgeable about their beer and can be extremely helpful. However, i have also been there and had some pretty big jerks for service which is never a good thing.They do have a restaurant side as well if youre looking for more of a standard dining sit down experience Overall, a great place to enjoy a meal and a few pints, however, I would reccommend staying away from there during the weekend after about 9 as it gets very crowded very fast. However, keep an eye out for them toward June as they will be relocating to a bigger spot.

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Photo of beenitty
3.73/5  rDev -8.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

Trekked out to this place from the Bronx to chase down one of the last NYC kegs of Hill Farmstead Twilight of the Idols.

First I must say, the area around this place is beautiful. The bar is right on Peekskill Bay which is a gem of scenery.

Nice Place. Odd mural behind the bar, just saying, but overall cool scene.

12 taps, 6 in house, 6 guest beers. Good stash of bottles.

Good Prices on beer but kinda bad on food. ~6 per pint but my burger was 14$. I know its NY, but I've been to "pricey" places where my burger was cheaper and better.

Only kinda dissapointing thing about this place is that their house brews aren't that impressive. Tasted all in house brews and only decent one was Shotgun Willy IPA. The rest were definitely a bit amatuerish. If my buddy gave me the same beer as a homebrew, I'd give him props, but as a brewpub, definitely a bit subpar.

In addition, other than Hill Farmstead, the offers were very average.

One plus was that their bottle list had a few nice vintages that I took home with me including 2009 Goose Island Christmas Ale.

If not for chasing rares I probably wouldn't have come out here but the trip was a nice scene and cool for a good beer. If I'm in the area I'd definitely stop in for a few, but not sure if I'm coming back out unless I have a reason.

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Photo of DoubleSimcoe
4/5  rDev -2.2%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Not too long ago I spent a beautiful, sunny day up north in Peekskill with a part-time-local friend. Nice that this once-ghetto town now has one brewpub, one beer bar and one quality beer store!

Our first stop of the day was The Peekskill Brewery. Completely empty at noon when we stumbled in, this is a sprawling place right by the train and the mighty Hudson River. We sat in the bar section- there is a busier dining area on the other side.

Nice mellow place with soft music (Coldplay, Jack Johnson), perfect for a relaxed lunch. Looks a little too new overall (shiny wood and all), but that's a minor quip.

Four house beers on tap, all palatable (Sally Sweeney Stout, Hop Common, Cream Ale) and at least one (Vanilla Bourbon Stout) outstanding. However, my friend, who is not a beer drinker, found them underwhelming.

Good selection of American craft taps too: Ommegang, Stone, Lagunitas, Ithaca, Pretty Things, Southampton...

Food is even better than the beer. A delicious farm-to-table menu with local items and excellent preparations. Kale tart, watercress salad and jar of pickles were all very good (and definitely unusual!), on par with Manhattan restaurants.

Unfortunately, the downside to all these goodness is the price. You would think you're in Midtown Manhattan! $10 for a flight of four house beers... $13 for a piece of kale tart... we ended paying $44 dollars for a very light lunch and a beer flight.

Too bad because I like the place, but no thanks... I'll go to Birdsall!

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Photo of koopa
3.55/5  rDev -13.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

Stopped in here (the small bar side) on my way home from Cambridge Mass. today and had a few drinks over lunch with a friend.

Atmosphere was my favorite aspect of the place....narrow rectangular room with a long bar along the left side and tables along the right. Tid bits of beer porn adorn the walls and the place offers about 16 taps. Bartender Mike was a nice guy and let us know about a fun Birthday event (street party) they do in October that I might go back for. Service itself was decent as was the beer selection. Food was expensive but enjoyable. My burger was massive and the fries tasty.

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Photo of porter17
4.16/5  rDev +1.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4

We were there to have a quick sampler. I usually try all of the homemade beers but this ti e I only had the 5 beer taster. I was very impressed by the variety offered--from their beers to the guest beers. The beers I selected were all very good except one, which I did not care for. The atmosphere was good (the Jets were beating the Patriots) and the bar area packed. We sat by the window. The service was good and the value was reasonable. I recommend this place, which is right by the train station, so no need to drive!

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Photo of rokosz
4.1/5  rDev +0.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.5

Well, finally Westchester Co. has a brewpub better than a YRB (yellow, red brown). Amazing WestCo doesn't have more given the wealth in this area -- likely due to rent/property taxes. Peekskill lags most of the county economically but has been coming up (for years), which probably makes this affordable for the owners.

I was in at least a year ago w/Fam and sat in the dining room. I wasn't overly impressed then by the Beer sels. That has improved greatly. Hausgemachte DunkelWeizen was delish and the OldWagon (big) too. Wide selection of bottles big & small -- but generally very pricey (I thought even for WestCo). I was in with offspring so couldn't really trade the 2 Es in beerfly for an A. Intend to return for a session but gotta remember: extra bucks.

Bar area is more my taste over the DR. Lunch time on a weekday was quiet. Food service was slow. (Apps only) Food was acceptable but a bit pricey for the quality and portionsize. (aside: last time in the DR I remember liking the full meal) Crabcake was somewhat flavorless and too mushy. stuffed pretzels (ahh Carbs) were tasty but the Chipotle flavor was non-existent. Offspring liked the soda and chickfingers.

Street parking can be tough here. esp during week (and right now too because of infra-struction (RR station x-street has 2 hr parking) && across from dining room are RR permit lots (only avail to public on wknds)

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3.95/5  rDev -3.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3.5

I enjoyed this place both times I went in. Have a half dozen house taps, half dozen guest taps and they do growler fills of both. Every beer I've had there has been strong (B to A-) with standouts being the Hop Common and the Vanilla Bourbon Stout.

Guest tops are always top notch (Captain Lawrence, Green Flash, Ithaca, etc.). Food is decent, but nothing stellar.

Price point is ball park for the area, happy hour is a buck off I think.

Cool place, will be back (located right next to Peekskill Train Station on the Hudson).

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Peekskill Brewery in Peekskill, NY
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