Small Hudson Valley Brewery Wins Two Gold Medals
A small, local brewery won big at this year's New York State Craft Beer Competition.
The second annual beer competition featured 642 beverages from across New York State. Beers were judged in 24 categories, including popular styles of like IPAs and lagers, as well as more unique styles like sours and spiced beers.
Hudson Valley's own Glemnmere Brewing Company in Florida picked up one silver and two gold medals for their beers. The brewery's Wicked With spiced beer took top honors along with their porter called Box'd Smok'd Porter. Glenmere's Black Meadow Bog also grabbed the silver medal in the stout category.
Other local breweries also picked up some medals at the competition, including Roscoe Beer Company who earned two gold medals for their Trout Brown Ale which earned best brown ale and best New York State beer. Peekskill Brewery's Hidden Track also won best fruit and spice beer 6.0 abv or lower.
The winning beers will be featured at the New York State Fair later this month.