Restaurant • Bar
Rip Van Wrinkle Brewing Company
What They Are about
Warm, laid-back brewery for in-house micro beers classic American pub fare with an Italian twist. With seven in-house brews to choose from, Rip Van Winkle Brewing Company has a taste that every beer lover will enjoy. Our family opened the first Brewpub in Dutchess County in 1996, the legendary Hyde Park Brewing Co. which continues to be a mainstay in Dutchess County. Now you can enjoy our Catskills brewed beer conveniently located on Route 32 in the Town of Catskill in the land of Rip Van Winkle.
Rip Van Winkle was a fictional character from a short story by Washington Irving published in 1819. The story’s setting takes place in the mountain range behind the restaurant.
While hunting one day Rip came upon the ghosts of Henry Hudson playing Nine Pin. After drinking some Ale that was offered to him, Rip fell asleep for twenty years.