Ale Trail

Your curated guide to fabulous Hudson Valley experiences, brought to you by Mohonk Mountain House

Destinations are featured on the trail in order of distance from Mohonk Mountain House. Please be sure to call each location for hours of operation. Some locations may have entrance fees and/or require advance reservations. Looking for directions to our House?

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The Gilded Otter

This New Paltz brewery has been a mainstay since 1998. The only brews available are their own award-winning, hand-crafted varieties from brewmeister Darren Currier. Always family-friendly,  The Gilded Otter offers a hearty, eclectic menu from executive chef Larry Chu, featuring four diverse pizza choices.

845-256-1700 •  Directions


Yard Owl Craft Brewery

Brew masters James Walsh and Kristop Brown come together to create an old European style in the new world of brewing. Only the best ingredients used in every batch with attention to detail by "four hands."Established in December 2015, theirs is a cozy, late-afternoon weekend destination offering their much in demand, hand-crafted brews. Ask about their "Friday Night Pick Up" tasting and bring-home local treats. 

845-255-3436 •  Directions


Keegan Ales

Founded in early 2003, Keegan Ales has been recognized and awarded as the Best Brewery in the Hudson Valley (2009) and the Best Brewery in New York State (2009). Home to "Mother's Milk," one of the top stouts in North America, Keegan Ales provides the community with classic comfort food, a rich collection of beer, and daily live entertainment. If you can't stay, feel free to pick up a "Chemistry Set" which includes a variety of your favorite Keegan Ales Brews! 

845-331-2739 •  Directions


Hyde Park Brewing Company

The Hyde Park Brewery has provided patrons with fine handcrafted beer since 1995. It is their mission to serve you with the best pairing of beer and food. The menu features all fresh ingredients from local farms throughout the Hudson Valley, providing all-natural, antibiotic-free and hormone-free beef, pork, lamb, and poultry. Other offerings include guided brewery tours and live music performances. Located in beautiful and historic Hyde Park, the brewery guarantees a unique and flavorful experience. 

845-229-TAPS •  Directions


Newburgh Brewing Company

Residing in a city with a over 200 years of beer brewing history, Newburgh Brewing Company offers you some of the most honest and finest flavors of beer. Brewmaster Christopher Basso perfected his craft after spending years at the famous Brooklyn Brewery in New York. If you are ready for a locally made, well-crafted beer, Christopher would love to share his dream with you and maybe even a pint! 

845-569-2337 •  Directions