|The Newburgh Brewing Company taproom (photo provided)|
The brewery has been around only since 2012. Its top-selling product is a cream ale, one of its four original beers. It is made by brewmaster Christopher Basso, a graduate of both Boston University and the French Culinary Institute who began his brewing career at the Brooklyn Brewery.
Basso, a founding partner/owner of the company, since 2012 has brewed or overseen the brewing of more than 50 different styles of beer, many of which have won awards in major craft brewing competitions.
The taproom is located in the brewery facility at 85 Colden Street in Newburgh, a block west of the Hudson River. Hours: Wednesday, 4 to 9 p.m. Thursday, 4 to 11 p.m. Friday, 4 p.m. to midnight. Saturday, noon to midnight. Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. (kitchen closes at 4 p.m.)
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