BREWERIES & DISTILLERIES
Do you enjoy a good craft beer? The Finger Lakes is quickly becoming known for not only it’s wine, but also amazing craft beer. Here are our recommended breweries and distilleries in the area.
Rooster Fish Brewing is a small batch brewing company located downtown in Watkins Glen with a fabulous atmosphere. Rooster Fish Brewing is one of New York`s first official farm breweries with products made primarily from local farms. Our favorite: the blonde ale.
Location: 223 N Franklin St, Watkins Glen, NY 14891
Specializing in small batch, handcrafted ales brewed on site and harvested just up the road, Climbing Bines is a great destination for craft beer. Climbing Bines was named the best craft brewery in the state by Yelp, and you won`t want to miss a chance to stop and try a flight. Open with indoor and outdoor seating available.
Location: 511 Hansen Point Rd, Penn Yan, NY 14527
Brewery of Broken Dreams
Farm Brewery and Tasting Room at the south end of Keuka Lake in Hammondsport Open with indoor seating and takeaway options.
Location: 8319 Pleasant Valley Rd, Hammondsport, NY 14840
Abandon Brewing Company
Abandon Brewing Company has a simple mission: to make stellar beer, in a cool space, all while providing exceptional service. Abandon Brewing provides its customers with a relaxed atmosphere within an early 1800s reconditioned barn on a hill overlooking the stunning Keuka Lake. Open with in-door and outdoor seating as well as takeaway options.
Location: 2994 Merritt Hill Road Penn Yan, NY 14527
Two Goats Brewing
Built in a renovated 19th century barn with sweeping views of Seneca Lake, Two Goats is a place to enjoy good beer, live music, epic sunsets and time with friends.
Location: 5027 State Route 414 Burdett, NY 14818
Finger Lakes Distilling
Finger Lakes Distilling is a New York State Farm Distillery, which means that they`re a small operation making a handcrafted product. Using locally grown fruits and grains to make high quality, handcrafted spirits. Able to devote all our attention to everything they make; they don’t take any shortcuts. Flavored vodkas and liqueurs are made in the traditional manner, by soaking real fruits in the spirit. No added extracts or synthetic flavoring to speed up the process. Whiskies rest in oak barrels for as long as they need to, until they mature into the rich aged spirit are offered with pride.
Location: 4676 NY-414, Burdett, NY 14818
Phone: (607) 546-5510
Grist Iron Brewing Company
Founded in 2015, Grist Iron Brewing Co. is a microbrewery based in Hector, NY, in the heart of the NYS Finger Lakes region. GIB boasts a unique variety of brews – all created on-site – primarily made in the traditional American style with our own unique twist thrown in. We have a passion for craft beer that we want to share with everyone, so we produce a wide range of styles and flavors that can satisfy any drinker. GIB offers a menu of fresh pub-style chews that always pair well with what`s on tap, as well as live music every weekend and special events throughout the year.
Location: 4880 NY-414, Burdett, NY 14818
Lucky Hare Brewing
Lucky Hare Brewing Company has embarked on an incredible journey in ale and lager making on Seneca Lake. We constantly look to create hand crafted beer that reflects not only our passion for great beer but also the Finger Lakes and its community. It is our goal to serve you beer that not only you will want to drink but to share with friends and family. Lucky Hare looks to become the destination on Seneca Lake. We hope you that you will agree and join us for a pint every time you are in town.
Location: 6085 Beckhorn Rd Hector, New York 14841
Phone: (607) 546-2036
Krooked Tusker Distillery
Our story is short and simple. We began this adventure with the goal of creating unique small batch products that people enjoy. We promise to continually put quality, integrity, and fun into each hand-crafted bottle we produce.
Location: 10303 Country Route 76 Hammondsport, NY 14840
Scale House Brewery
Whether you are looking for a quality Craft Beer, or a one in a million Gourmet Pizza, or even if you are just looking for a relaxing spot with your friends with an amazing view, we have got you covered. -from Scale House
Location: 5930 NY-414, Hector, NY 14841
Finger Lakes Beer Company
Location: 8462 NY-54, Hammondsport, NY 14840
Phone: (607) 569-3311
Toll Free: +16075693311
War Horse Brewing
War era brewing company at Three Brothers.
Location: 623 Lerch Rd, Geneva, NY 14456
Laurentide Beer Company
Cutest brewery in an old carriage house, tucked back beside the Laurentide Inn in downtown Penn Yan! Keep an eye out for signs guiding you in. They often have live music as well!
Location: 12 Maiden Lane Penn Yan, NY 14527
Phone: 1 (315) 719-3445
Steuben Brewing Comapny
Rural brewery with excellent beers, overlooking the bluff of Keuka Lake. They often have food trucks on the weekend, or live music. One of our faves!
Location: 10286 Judson Rd, Hammondsport, NY 14840
Keg & Barrel Brewing
Local brews, cider and alcohol served alongside a few food items. View of Keuka lake and the bluff from the deck. Open later than most spots!
Location: 14720 NY-54, Dundee, NY 14837
Big aLICe Brewing
Cute new brewery just south of Geneva with indoor seating and a wonderful outdoor space as well. Great beers and live music (+food trucks, occasionally) on the weekends! This is their Finger Lakes location, they also have 2 spots in NYC.
Location: 4180 NY-14, Geneva, NY 14456
Tin Barn Brewing
Original location founded in 2015 by a father-daughter team, as a farm brewery featuring Craft New England IPA`s and Fruited Sours. Enjoy their food menu featuring Mexican Street Tacos. Check the website for the live music schedule.
Location: 5428 State Route 14 Dundee NY 14837
Relative Risk Brewing
A brand new, family-oriented craft brewery located on 12 open acres of land overlooking Seneca Lake in Penn Yan, New York. We produce delicious beer for all palate types and serve local Finger Lakes wines, ciders and foods. From live music and events, to a playground for the kids, there`s fun to be had by everyone.
Location: 1166 Earls Hill Road Penn Yan, NY 14527
Phone: (315) 325-4292
Located in an old sheep barn, Brewery Ardennes will have you feeling like you transported to Europe in a short walk. This Belgian-style brewery also has great food and brunch, if you need a snack.
Location: 570 Snell Road Geneva NY 14456
Drive back a dirt road to get to this original distillery for a back country experience. They also have a downtown Penn Yan location (18th Amendment Kitchen & Spirits) if you would rather visit there instead.
Location: 5040 Bill Bailey Rd #9765, Dundee, NY 14837
The Olney Place on Keuka is a full service deli and convenience store serving The Finger Lakes, NY area. We offer homemade soups and sandwiches and always have market products in stock. We offer take-out, dine-in and catering services and open daily at 7am. -From theolneyplace.com
Location: 823 E Lake Rd, Penn Yan, NY 14527