The Spring Beers You Should Be Sipping in Westchester

These beers are not only great for spring, but they’re rare and occasionally attainable in the area.

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Look no further for your shortlist of spring beers packed with sweet, citrusy flavors from breweries around Westchester.

Spring weather equals a thirst for suds. Luckily, the plethora of breweries throughout the county equals a solid list of brews to try while the sun is shinning. Be sure to sip on these refreshing beers if you’re in search for a citrusy, creamy, or earthy flavor.

Captain Lawrence Brewing Company

444 Saw Mill River Rd, Elmsford; 914.741.2337
369 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco; 845.261.3279

If you’re looking for a light, crushable beer, look no further than the one with “crusher” in its name. Orange Crusher is a crispy orange-flavored lager with a 4.2% ABV and enlivening citrusy taste. This beer will become your go-to drink when the sun is shining and you find yourself craving an orangey tang. Plus, Captain Lawrence has a few other seasonal options, including its Effortless Grapefruit IPA and Summer Anthem.

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Decadent Ales

139 Hoyt Ave, Mamaroneck; 914.848.4060

If you can’t choose between an ice pop or a crisp beer on a sizzling spring day, how about both? Try Decadent Ales Guava Cream Pop IPA brewed with loads of guava puree and Madagascar vanilla. This tropical treat is creamy, sweet, gently tart, and guaranteed to have you reminiscing about the good ol’ summer days. This brew is available on tap and in 16oz cans.


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River Outpost

5 John Walsh Blvd, Peekskill; 914.788.4555

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Enjoy a much-needed pint with a view of the Hudson River. At the River Outpost, you can’t go wrong with the Keelhauled Sour IPA, which sports a 6.8% ABV. The sour IPA has a strong flavor of passionfruit along with a refreshing tartness.

Run & Hide Brewing Co.

223 ½ Westchester Ave, Port Chester; 914.305.1352

This Port Chester brewing company is reintroducing its first-launched beer with a little twist. The Fuque de French 2.0 is a farmhouse saison with a 6.9% ABV. The beer is brewed with pilsner malt, flaked wheat, carapils, and Vienna malt. The brewery used traditional ingredients of orange peel, whole coriander, grains of paradise, black peppercorns, Belgian candy, and strawberries. This is the ideal brew if you’re searching for earthy, floral, and bright flavors.

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Sing Sing Kill Brewery and Taproom

75 Spring St, Ossining; 914.502.0577

Sing Sing Brewery and the Westchester Mushroom Company have collaborated to create the Oyster Mushroom Saison. The Westchester Mushroom Co. provided three cases of its locally grown oyster mushrooms to the Ossining brewery. Sing Sing Brewery worked its magic and added the mushrooms to its super-sessionable saison. Beer and mushroom connoisseurs can enjoy a clean, citrusy saison with just a hint of oyster character.


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