July marks the second anniversary of brewing craft beer at Glenmere Brewing Company, located at 55 Maple Ave. in the Village of Florida.
And owner and brewmaster Michael Sandor and Manager Shanna Sandor proudly hold two gold, one silver and one bronze medal for craft beers entered into national and state craft beer tournaments.
On Thursday, June 28, Town of Warwick Supervisor Michael Sweeton, Florida Mayor Daniel Harter Jr. and members of the Warwick and Florida Chambers of Commerce joined the Sandor family, their relatives, friends and associates for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the occasion.
The Glenmere Brewing Company, named after the lake from which the brewing water comes, is known to produce a signature flagship and one-off brews using proprietary recipes, locally grown ingredients and collaborative efforts with local growers and brewers.
The company recently announced a new Farm Licensing allowing it to increase the on tap craft beverage menu to include New York State produced hard cider and craft beers, and also to serve New York State produced wine by the glass.
This weekend will feature live music including Stereo Mike on Saturday, July 7, from 3 to 7 p.m.; and Moonshine Creek Bluegrass Band, the following day, July 8, from 2 to 6 p.m. as part of the weekly Sunday bluegrass sessions.
Brewery visitors can either dine on visiting food truck fare or can order in from area restaurants and enjoy lunch or dinner in the indoor and outdoor dining areas.
The Glenmere Brewing Company also makes regular appearances throughout Orange, Ulster and Rockland counties at tap takeovers, food and craft beverage festivals and dinner and beer pairings.
Summer hours are Thursday and Friday 4 to 9 p.m., Saturday noon to 9 p.m. and Sundays noon to 7 p.m.
A variety of Glenmere brews can also be found on tap at bars and restaurants throughout the Hudson Valley.
For additional information, call 651-1939 or visit www.glenmerebrewingco.com