Craft beer from tap at one of the local breweries near Saratogs Springs, NY

If you are a craft beer lover, August 6th is your day to celebrate because it’s National Beer Day! You might be wondering, how do we celebrate such a holiday? By stopping by a local brewery and trying out a new craft beer, of course. Whether your taste buds scream for New England Style IPAs, or you prefer the sours and stouts, there are plenty local breweries to choose from. To help you pick one, we’ve compiled a guide of 10 Breweries near Saratoga Springs, NY to celebrate National Beer Day. 

Druther’s Brewing Company

If you’re looking for a brewery that combines delicious comfort food with a wide selection of craft beer choices, look no further than Druthers Brewing Company. Try one of their famous mac and cheese dishes and pair it with a nice cold pint. With one location right in town, and two other breweries near Saratoga Springs, NY, located in Schenectady and Albany, you have plenty of options! 

  • Albany Location:1053 Broadway, Albany, NY 12204

  • Saratoga Location: 381 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 

  • Schenectady Location: 221 Harborside Dr, Schenectady, NY 12305 

Walt and Whitman

Not only does Walt and Whitman know their craft beer, but they also have attracted many customers for their delicious craft coffee concoctions and their homemade signature poptarts. During café hours, they also serve a variety of classic food including pizza, salads, and sandwiches.  

Bolton Landing Brewing Company 

Bolton Landing Brewing Co. Beer is proudly brewed right on Lake George, NY. They are a family-owned microbrewery offering a wide beer selection including Pilsner’s, Lager’s and IPA’s. Whether you’re in Lake George for a boat day, to shop, or just walk around the village, stop in to support local and try their delicious beer. 

Unified Beerworks

Unified Beerworks is in Malta, NY and owned by a husband-and-wife team, Jeff Mannion and Erika Anderson. Their unique palettes for beer combined give customer’s multiple options to try. From hazy and juicy New England style IPAs to fruity sours, they have it all. 

Northway Brewing Co.

Northway Brewing Company offers craft beers from IPA’s with a big taste to delicious sours and stouts. Visit their taproom for a grand selection of pours, flights, growlers, and cans to go. You can also purchase some of their branded merchandise like tshirtscups, and hoodies. Don’t forget to check out their Northway Foodtruck during select hours too. You can view the updated menu on their social media pages.  

Slickfin Brewing Co.

Slickfin Brewing Company LLC is a one-barrel microbrewery located in Fort Edward, NY. It is owned and operated by a Marine Corps Veteran. Slickfin craft beer is brewed with the highest quality ingredients, and they aim to always have at least ten beers available on tap. Their passion is to create craft beverages that bring together family, friends, and community. 

Artisanal Brew Works

Artisanal Brew Works is located in Saratoga Springs, NY. It is proudly owned by two high school teachers of Saratoga Springs High School, Kurt Borchardt and Colin Quinn At Artisanal Brew Works, they create high quality craft beer including New England Style IPAs, Sours, Fruited Ales, Stouts, and Belgians. 

Common Roots Brewing Company 

Common Roots Brewing Company, in South Glens Falls, NY, offers fresh beer on tap in a rotating selection and packaged beer to take to-go. Their beer is known for mixing old world traditions with new world inspirations. Stop in at their location for a pint of craft beer, a bite to eat, and even purchase some of their uniquely designed spirited merchandise! 

Argyle Brewing Company

Argyle Brewery is located in the Village of Greenwich with another taproom location in Cambridge, NY as well. You may be wondering why they don’t have a location in the town of Argyle. The Town of Argyle was actually a “dry town” until November 2019. So, since Greenwich used to be a part of Argyle, that’s where they landed. Stop by one of their locations to enjoy a cold beer, support family farmers and celebrate the future of this community which has so much to offer. 

  • Cambridge Location: 6 Broad Street Cambridge, NY 12816

  • Greenwich Location: 1 Main Street Greenwich, NY 12834

Adirondack Pub & Brewery

Adirondack Pub & Brewery is located in Lake George, NY. The Springs in Lake George’s bedrock provide extremely pur water which the brewery uses for brewing their beer. They use local ingredients to create a variety of beers that are all-natural, unpasteurized, and fresh tasting. Sip on some craft beer in the brewery or head over next store to the pub for a great lunch or dinner with the whole family!