Jeff O'Neil Starting Industrial Arts Brewing Co. in Rockland, NY

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  1. IPAPolice

    IPAPolice Initiate (0) Aug 30, 2016 New York

    Stopped in on Sunday. The space is really cool. Old school industrial with a state-of-the-art brew system prominently right in the middle. The Tools of the Trade Pale Ale is a keeper. I could drink many, many pints of it. Saison was solid, though it's not really my style. The Pilot IPA was more on the malty side of things. I didn't get any sort of hop complexity at all. In fact, I got more out of the pale ale, but I guess that is why it was just a pilot IPA. Can't wait to see where these guys go!
  2. SammyJaxxxx

    SammyJaxxxx Initiate (0) Feb 23, 2012 New Jersey

    2 year olds are not allowed to drink or buy growlers. Sorry it is a state law.
  3. TheHopBrewKid

    TheHopBrewKid Initiate (0) Sep 11, 2013 New Jersey

    Agreed. Tools of the Trade is definitely a keeper. It's hop forward yet thirst quenching and crazy crushable all at the same time. Reminds me a little like Carton BOAT (mostly in color) but significantly more mellow and less bitter.

    Pilot IPA is copper in color and, yes, a bit heavier in terms of malt than most east coast IPA's these days. I did get a ton of pineapple on the nose, though. Not sure if that was just me or not.
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  4. IPAPolice

    IPAPolice Initiate (0) Aug 30, 2016 New York

    I got more hop in the aroma than the taste. But these guys know what they're doing when it comes to IPAs. I'm really excited to see how they progress.
  5. TongoRad

    TongoRad Grand Pooh-Bah (3,848) Jun 3, 2004 New Jersey
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    That's music to my ears about the IPA.
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  6. SRBush1974

    SRBush1974 Initiate (0) Apr 18, 2015 New Jersey

    Thanks @TheHopBrewKid ! Decent prices considering they just opened. Definitely want to try their beers. Like the idea of crowlers for trading. Good to have something else to promote from the area.
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  7. Samlover55

    Samlover55 Pooh-Bah (1,661) Oct 8, 2015 New York
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    For anybody who is planning on visiting the brewery there is a beer store (shack) literally 3 minutes away North Rockland Bev. they have a BeerMenus page although I don't think they are on BA
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  8. Samlover55

    Samlover55 Pooh-Bah (1,661) Oct 8, 2015 New York
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    Just got back from the Brewery, they now have State of the Art IPA on tap. They plan on starting canning in 2-3 months as per the bartender. I had the pilot IPA and Tools of the Trade XPA. Big fan of both, real good balanced, hoppy beers. Bought a glass as well. Seems like a really cool place.
  9. jkane101

    jkane101 Savant (1,137) Sep 22, 2007 New Jersey

    ^^^ was there today as well, State of the Art is fantastic as is Pilot. Tools is a nice quaffable session beer.
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  10. jesskidden

    jesskidden Grand Pooh-Bah (3,071) Aug 10, 2005 New Jersey
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    Nanny State BS.

    Just as well, I guess, since I can't find a sippy-cup lid that fits tight enough on my son's Teku.
  11. M-Fox24

    M-Fox24 Grand Pooh-Bah (3,585) Mar 17, 2013 New Jersey
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    The porter has dropped:

    Beer release! Come try our Pantry Coffee Porter for Hudson Valley Craft Beer Week which kicks off tonight​

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  12. Macsimus

    Macsimus Zealot (740) Feb 19, 2014 North Carolina

    back to the top
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  13. Hirshi

    Hirshi Initiate (0) May 1, 2012 New York

    IMO, State of the Art #40 was drinking even better than the early kegs of State of the Art that were circulating in Brooklyn.
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  14. sean008

    sean008 Initiate (0) Mar 22, 2011 New York

    Are there ever food trucks at the brewery? Planning a visit soon. Thanks!
  15. M-Fox24

    M-Fox24 Grand Pooh-Bah (3,585) Mar 17, 2013 New Jersey
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    Looks like "Off The Hook!" will be the first food truck. Also...

    "Beer Alert: State of the Art 54 drops today! A double IPA that clocks in at 8.2% is perfect for these fresh fall nights."

  16. IGaveYouPower

    IGaveYouPower Savant (1,046) Dec 2, 2010 New York

    Checked these guys out last weekend, my lord, what incredible beers. The clarity and flavor on them is absolutely outstanding. Didn't get a chance to try the porter or the lagers but I've no doubt of their quality either.
  17. SammyJaxxxx

    SammyJaxxxx Initiate (0) Feb 23, 2012 New Jersey

    So I guess the limited number of taps wasn't a problem for you.
  18. kjrod20

    kjrod20 Initiate (0) Jul 16, 2005 New York

    Safety Glasses is a fantastic beer.
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  19. ericdavidmorris

    ericdavidmorris Initiate (0) Jun 2, 2014 California

    Stopped by Wednesday evening after a day up in Beacon.

    Awesome, awesome space.

    Really great beers, glad I got to try the last of #32. Wasn't as impressed with Tools of the Trade as the others.

    Will be looking for them in the city
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