The Tasting Room
The Critz Farms Brewing & Cider Co. tasting room is a bright and comfortable place to relax and savor the tastes of real local agriculture. The large windows, beautiful views, and friendly staff simply add to the experience. Want to hang out longer? When the weather is fine, we invite you to enjoy our spacious patio, play lawn games, or take a walk around the farm. Have a drink and stay a while!
Hours for Fall 2016
Monday- Friday: 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Find out what's brewing. We have a selection of unique and tasty beers on tap. Watch for one-offs and seasonals too.View All Beers
Explore our crisp and refreshing hard ciders. With more than ten well balanced recipes to choose from, you're sure to find one you'll love.View All Ciders
We also offer a selection of NY State wines. Guest wines are offered for flights, by the glass, and for bottle sales.
GRAB A BITE TO EAT
Hungry? We’ll serve you up a hot delicious panini sandwich garnished with some chips and a pickle– Just how you like it with your choice of bread, meat, veggies and cheese. We also offer our famous farm-aged NY cheddar cheese and we are always happy to plate it with some crackers for you to enjoy here in the tasting room.
Free Tastings: We offer one sample of any product for free.
Paid Tastings: a guided taste of several items, served as series of smaller pours, one at a time. Souvenir glass included. (Cider and beer only) Beer $4; Cider $5.
Flights: a flight of four 4 oz. glasses of any ciders or beers you choose, served all at once. Wine flights are 2 oz pours. You can mix and match beer, cider and wine. $6.
By the Glass: All beverages are also served by the glass for $5 each. Wine and cider is sold by the bottle for enjoyment on or off the farm. Growler sales are offered for take home.
TOURS, GROUPS & PRIVATE EVENTS
The Critz Farms Brewing & Cider Co. Tasting Room is a great place to hold small group gatherings, or to visit for private group tours and tastings. We have plenty of parking and can easily accommodate buses. We can be flexible with scheduling depending on the season. Please contact us to discuss how we can help plan a great visit!
Learn the details of what is takes to produce our delicious ciders and brews… we’ll talk about everything from growing, pressing, brewing, and fermenting to bottling and kegging. Private tours and tastings are scheduled by appointment only. Minimum group size 15 people. Large groups welcome.
Bring your group for a visit any time during regular tasting room hours. Reservations are required for groups over 10 people, so that we can be sure to have enough staff to take great care of you. Groups over 10 are invited to schedule a visit any day of the week, by appointment.
The Tasting Room and patio is a beautiful setting for a small group private event during times when the Tasting Room is not otherwise open to the public. We can make arrangements to supply simple cheese plates, cheese and fruit, or veggie platters for your guests at any private event, group tour or private tasting. Advanced planning required. If more elaborate catering is desired, we can assist in connecting you with local caterers.
ADDITIONAL FARM ACTIVITIES
Critz Farms is a busy place throughout the year. We host a wide variety of activities, events, and festivals from March to December, and we LOVE having visitors. Whether you are simply coming to enjoy a quiet afternoon in the tasting room, or to spend an action-packed day at a festival, we know you’ll have a great time.
FESTIVALS & MUSIC EVENTS
Live music events and family friendly festivals are held in conjunction with our crop harvests. You’ll want to come to every one!
ANIMALS & PLAYGROUND
The Kiddie Corral and Slide Mountain playgrounds are a big hit with kids –and who wouldn’t love to visit farm animals?
COME HANG OUT
We’d love to share our slice of paradise with you. Take a hike, walk your dog, or just sit with a drink and hang out.