WHAT YOU GET
1) NYS Hyde Park Box shipped to your home containing:
- Artisinal craft beer from 3 Hyde Park breweries: Plan Bee Farm Brewery, Hyde Park Brewing Company, & Zeus Brewing Company - 3 different styles from each brewery (1 can/bottle per style).
- Premium hard-cider from Hudson Valley Farmhouse Cider (3 styles, 1 can per style).
- Superior pretzels and spiced nuts from The Chocolate Mousse.
- Gourmet vegan/nut-free chocolate chip cookies from Emy D's Delights.
- Set of 4 Think New York, Drink New York tasting glasses.
- Tasting Note Cards
2) Exclusive access to a 2-hour interactive tasting experience (via Zoom) where you will share beer & conversation with the brewers and owners. Ask questions, learn about the history of each brewery and their creative process, + receive a behind the scenes look at each brewerie's production facility.
NYS virtual tasting experiences are carefully planned and coordinated by the NYSBA, ensuring high video and audio quality for the ultimate virtual experience.
Plan Bee Farm Brewery
HOSTS: Emily & Evan Watson (Owners/Brewmasters)
Barn Beer • 5.5% ABV
NYS organic 6-row barley & organic red wheat grown at Stone House Farms (Hudson, NY), barley malted at Hudson Valley Malt (Germantown, NY). Hopped with Perle from Crooked Creek (Poughquag, NY) & Chinook from Chimney Bluff (Wolcott, NY).
Karnet • 6.5% ABV
Fermented with our house mixed culture from our raw honey and honeycomb on the farm (Poughkeepsie, NY). Coolship cooled and refermented in oak on whole Montmorency cherries and Montmorency pressed cherry juice from Bittner-Singer Orchard (Appleton, NY).
Rose Hill #3 • Wild Ale with Plums • 6% ABV
Our 3rd collaboration with Rose Hill Farms (Red Hook, NY), this wild ale features several different types of plums all grown on their biodynamic farm. Slightly ruby in color with plum fruit added as a secondary fermentation, this beer is perfect for any holiday celebration.
Hyde Park Brewing Company
HOSTS: Angela LoBianco-Barone (President), Aaron Maas (Head Brewer)
Big Easy Blonde • Helles • 4.5% ABV • 18.2 IBU
A Munich style Helles that is light in body and color and brewed to low gravity. A session beer that is crisp and refreshing.
Rough Rider • Red Lager • 5.2% ABV • 21 IBU
Munich and Belgian malts combine to give this beer its robust and beautiful color.
Chewie’s “Ape”- Ricot • NEIPA • 6% ABV • 80 IBU
This is where the Brewmaster gets to play a bit. Barrel 9 changes from time to time for seasonality and attitude. An unfiltered New England IPA., double dry-hopped with Amarillo for lingering flavor. Light, refreshing, and easy to drink.
Zeus Brewing Company
HOST: Jeremy Phillips
Queen City Pils • 5% ABV
Crisp German pils with notes of fresh baked bread and floral hops.
Practical Magic • Maple Porter • 7.3% ABV
This Robust porter is rich and complex with notes of caramel, dark chocolate and a magical dose of Maple Syrup for good measure.
Urban Oasis • 9% ABV
Mildly tart with jammy Raspberry and Red Tart Cherry.
Hudson Valley Farmhouse Cider
HOST: Elizabeth Ryan (Owner/Producer)
To be announced soon!
Emy D's Delights - Gourmet Cookies
Emy Delights & Bites is committed to providing you with products that are made WITHOUT the top 9 major allergens (soy, wheat, gluten, dairy, eggs, tree nuts, peanuts, & sesame). All of their items are 100% vegan and allergy-friendly!
Emily believes NO ONE should ever be left out! EVERYONE should be able to enjoy food worry-free!
The Chocolate Mousse - Superior Pretzels and Spiced Nuts
Chefs of the Chocolate Mousse Caterers take a common-sense approach to cooking. Located in the wonderful Hudson Valley, they have been serving clients throughout the Tri-State areas since 2003. Above all, the Chocolate Mousse is a complete catering and personal chef company focused on serving all of your culinary needs for all occasions… from intimate gatherings and corporate meetings to elegant special events, or weekly meals.
Thanks to our friends at Half Time Beverage we now offer shipment to 31 states!
Packages will be shipped to ticket holders prior to the event.
Must be at leaste 21+ years of age & live in one of the following states to participate.
AK, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, IA, ID, IL, IN, LA, MA,NB, NH, NM, NY, NJ, NV, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, TX, VA, WA, WI
Tickets are designed to be enjoyed by 1-4 people.
$185 - Store Pickup
Pickup your Tasting Experience Box FEB 16-18 from Halftime Beverage in Poughkeepsie (2290 South Rd, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601).
$200 - Delivery
Get your Tasting Experience Box delivered to your home.
MUST BE AT LEAST 21 YEARS OF AGE TO PURCHASE PASSES & ATTEND.
your purchase helps nys breweries
A portion of proceeds benefit the New York State Brewers Association & directly support the craft beer industry. #keepNYSbrewing
Profits will be used to directly support the craft beer industry. Fighting for temporary permitance of services like home delivery, curbside pickup, and shipment of beer are a few of the ways the NYSBA has been able to help NYS breweries remain open during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Your contribution is appreciated, and will allow the NYSBA to continue to support the craft beer community through these difficult times and beyond. #keepNYSbrewing
WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING...
"The virtual event was a lot of fun! We loved the super-social atmosphere and the interchange between the brewer and the attendees." - Matt S.
"Just wanted to reach out and say thanks for all your hard work on the virtual tasting yesterday. It was an awesome experience and I'll for sure be signing up for the next one!" - Jason L
"Dawn and I had an absolute blast doing the virtual event! It was a fantastic way to connect with beer fans across NYS that haven't been to our pub or had our beer AND folks that have that we've missed during these strange times.” - Mark Schulz, Co-Owner of Prison City Pub & Brewery
TERMS & CONDITIONS:
- MUST BE AT LEAST 21 YEARS OF AGE TO PURCHASE AND ATTEND.
- MUST LIVE IN ONE OF THE 30 STATES THAT BEER CAN BE SHIPPED TO.
- MUST BE 21+ YEARS OF AGE TO ACCEPT AND SIGN FOR PACKAGE.
- NYSBA IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR DAMAGED PACKAGES
- BEER STYLES SUBJECT TO CHANGE
- NO REFUNDS
- PARTICIPANTS CAN BE KICKED OUT OF EVENT AT ANY TIME FOR DISRUPTIVE OR INAPPROPRIATE BEHAVIOR, NO REFUND WILL BE ISSUED.