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Walloomsac Taproom Hours

Wednesday – Friday: 3 pm to 9 pm
Saturday: Noon to 9 pm
Sunday: Noon to 7 pm

Welcome...pull up a barstool!

The North Hoosick, NY brewing facility at 50 Factory Hill Road is called “The Walloomsac Brewery” as it sits right on the banks of the historic Walloomsac River. The Walloomsac River’s name is Native American in origin and one account claims that it is Algonquian for “paint rocks.” However there is documentation that suggests the river was also known as “Walloon’s Creek”, named for the French speaking Belgians who inhabited much of the Hudson Valley in the mid 1600 to 1700s. The area around the brewery was the site of numerous French and Indian, and American Revolution War skirmishes. The Walloomsac, or “Roaring Branch” is a 16.8-mile-long tributary of the Hoosic River with origins in Southern Vermont, just east of Bennington.

The site of Brown’s Walloomsac Brewery is steeped in manufacturing history. The current brewery and shipping and receiving buildings are just a part of several structures that occupied the site over the last one and a half centuries. The original factory was built around 1854 by the Stevens and Thompson Paper Company (a.k.a. Stevens and Thompson Wall Paper Mills) as a wallpaper manufacturing plant and became the Walloomsac Paper Co. around 1904. By 1943, the building was bought and became the White-Flomatic Corporation which manufactured water system valve products. Flomatic Corporation operated in the space until the mid 1980s when it expanded internationally and moved its manufacturing operations in 1996.

Garry Brown purchased the site in 2006 with the intent of converting the two brick structures into a full scale production brewing facility as an expansion from Brown’s Brewing Company’s Taproom brewpub in Troy, NY. Since his beginning days as a brewer, Garry Brown always had the goal of creating a craft brewery that distributed its beer throughout the Northeast. With the opening of the Walloomsac Brewery in 2013, this dream was realized and Brown’s Brewing was on its way to becoming a significant player in the growing craft beer segment in America.

In addition to offering a breathtaking view of the Walloomsac River waterfall, the Walloomsac Brewery is an ideal location for a craft brewery. Its two buildings provide ample space for brewing, fermentation, conditioning and packaging. The lower riverside brewery also houses a beautiful and relaxing tasting room bar area open to the public that directly overlooks the Walloomsac River. Brewery tours ($5) are available by appt. Please ask at the bar or call 518-205-5049 for more details.

Current Taproom Menu and Tap List

tap list subject to change without notice

 

Imperial Stout

(10.2% ABV, 50 IBU, Color: Black) *Small Batch

Imperial Stout aged in bourbon barrels. Notes of chocolate, roast, marshmellow, vanilla, and coconut

Hefeweizen

(5% ABV, 10 IBU, Color: Hazy Blonde) *Brewed all year

Wheat beer with banana, pear, and clove notes from yeast.

Vienna Lager

(4.6% ABV, 22 IBU, Color: Light Amber) *Seasonal Small Batch

Beautiful and easy to drink, our take this Austrian classic is subtly sweet and toasty.  

Cherry Raspberry Ale

(6.5% ABV, 15 IBU, Color: Deep Amber Red) *Core Style

We combine buckets of juicy whole crushed cherries and raspberries with a strong amber ale to craft this unique, complex, and revered brew.

Oatmeal Stout

(5.25% ABV, 20 IBU, Color: Darkness) *Core Style

Classic, rich, dark, and silky smooth. This very easy to drink ode to the English Stout has been on draught at Brown’s since 1993

Vermilion Sour

(4.75% ABV, 0 IBU, Color: Deep Amber Red) *Small Batch

A tart wheat beer brewed with over 200 pounds of cherries and raspberries for a crisp approachable glass of beer.

Brown Ale

(6% ABV, 17 IBU, Color: Brown) *Small Batch

Classic delicious malty ale featuring a low hop presence with subtle sweetness, that’s easy to drink.

Triad IPA

(7.6% ABV, 60 IBU, Color: Deep Straw) *Small Batch

Our rotating IPA showcasing a new blend of 3 hops. Batch #3 features Amarillo, Citra, and CTZ.

Whiskey Porter

(5.75% ABV, 35 IBU, Color: Charred Oak) *Small Batch 

Porter aged 2 months in Whiskey barrels. This award-winning brew will have you hooked in no time! Full of rich chocolate and caramel malts that balance well with a bold earthy hop bitterness.

Cloud 9

(4.9% ABV, 40 IBU, Color: Hazy Straw) *Small Batch

Session wheat IPA

Brett Better Have My Honey

(5.6% ABV, 10 IBU, Color: White Gold) *Small Batch

Hoppy saison featuring Citra and Equinox hops.

  

choose any six beers for a flight or walk a gauntlet flight of all our beers (about two pints worth)

 

Other offerings:

1911 Hopped Apple Cider (6.9% ABV/Gluten Free) 12oz $6

1911 Original Hard Apple Cider (5.5% ABV/Gluten Free) 12oz $6

Steadfast Sorghum Pale Ale (6.8% ABV/Gluten Free) 12oz $6

Kaliber Non-Alcoholic $5

Gran Sasso Pinot Grigio, 2014, Italy $8

La Moreaux Landing Riesling, 2014, Finger Lakes, NY $9

Cardone Estate Chardonnay, 2010, Italy $8

Old Soul Pinot Noir, 2015, California $8

Old Soul Zinfandel, 2014, California $8

The Rusty Cigar Cabernet, 2013, Australia $8

Unsweetened Iced Tea $2

Lemonade $2

Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, Ginger Ale, Root Beer $2

Saratoga Sparkling Water $3

Saratoga Flat Mineral Water $3

Club Soda $2

Coffee $2

Tea $2

APPETIZERS

Nachos - 7

fresh onions, tomatoes, peppers, jalapenos, and black olives, smothered in melted cheddar cheese and served with house made salsa and a sweet cherry pepper sour cream over tri-color gluten free crispy tortilla chips

(add guacamole or turkey chili for $2)

(add extra salsa for $1)

Cheese Board - 15

R&G's Herbed Chevre, Berleberg, Cabot cheddar cheese, Nettle Meadow's Kunik, dark pretzels, Porter mustard, imported olives, extra virgin olive oil, and sliced Roundhouse Bakery baguette

Loaded Hand-Cut Fries - 6.5

crispy french fries cut and cooked in house smothered in cheddar cheese, pico de gallo, and honey jalapeño sauce, served with sides of garlic aioli and Brown’s Cherry Razz ketchup

Chips and Fresh Guacamole - 5

fresh guacamole with diced tomatoes, cilantro, lime, and red and green peppers, served with golden fried gluten free tortilla chips

(add salsa for $1)

Grilled Wings - 12

grilled wings, brined with garlic and orange, and paired with your choice of sauce  (rosemary, Whiskey Porter BBQ, or hot sauce) 

SOUP

Turkey Chili - 5

Soup of the Day - 5

SALADS

house made dressings: bleu cheese, jalapeño ranch, balsamic, ranch, house herb vinaigrette

House Salad - 6 large, 3 small

mixed lettuce and local vegetables

Panko Crusted R&G Herb Chevre Salad - 13

R&G Herb Chevre crusted with panko breadcrumbs, romaine lettuce, smoked bell peppers, candied pecans, red onion, and Cherry Razz infused cherries, served with a Cherry Razz balsamic reduction

(add grilled chicken for $4)

Warm Grilled Vegetable Salad - 10

local mesclun mix, candied pecans, grated Berleberg cheese, warm local vegetables, grilled onion and tomato, and bacon, served with beet poached carrots (add grilled chicken for $4)

PIZZA

Please enjoy these 12 inch pizza crusts by our friends at Roundhouse Bakery. Perfect for two and great with a pint!

 - a 10 inch gluten free crust is available - 

White Pizza - 15

fresh mozzarella, grilled tomatoes, fresh arugula, and Brown’s Cherry Razz balsamic reduction

Yushak’s - 16.50

grilled pepperoni, Yushak’s sweet Italian sausage and bacon, mozzarella, and tomato sauce

The Maggie - 15

tomatoes, basil pesto, fresh mozzarella, and EVOO

Brew Your Own - 13 plus 1 per topping

choose crust: gluten free or regular

choose sauce: red or white

choose toppings: Yushak’s sausage, grilled pepperoni, grilled peppers, grilled onions, grilled tomatoes, grilled mushrooms, Yushak’s bacon, fresh mozzarella, fresh basil, shredded mozzarella, fresh arugula

SANDWICHES AND WOOD FIRE BURGERS

served w/hand cut fries or substitute a small salad, onions rings, a vegetable, or garlic mashed potatoes for $2 more

Tiashoke Farm Wood Fire Grilled Hamburger - 14

8 oz. grilled hamburger topped w/local spring mix greens, red onion, and juicy tomato, on a grilled sesame bun w/cherry pepper aioli

Yushak’s Bacon Burger - 14

8 oz. grilled ground bacon and beef burger topped w/local spring mix greens, red onion, and juicy tomato, on a grilled sesame bun w/garlic aioli 

Wood Fire Grilled Portabella Sandwich - 13

arugula, grilled onion, tomato, swiss cheese, portabella mushroom with sweet garlic jalapeño aioli on ciabatta bread

Riveter IPA Battered Onion Grilled Turkey Sandwich - 12

Riveter IPA beer battered onions atop grilled turkey with arugula, tomato, swiss cheese, and rosemary aioli on toasted Heidelberg bread

 

 Topping Options

add $1.50 each: Yushak’s bacon, sliced avocado

add $1 each: Cornell Farm fried egg, guacamole

add .75 each: bleu cheese, smoked gouda, Swiss cheese, American cheese, cheddar cheese, Whiskey Porter BBQ sauce, jalapeños

ENTRÉES

Grilled Sesame Tuna - 16

black and white sesame seed crusted Ahi tuna with a roasted red pepper and garlic coulis, served with ginger sage quinoa and a seasonal vegetable

Smoked Stuffed Bell Pepper - 16

smoked bell pepper stuffed with quinoa, grilled onions, tomatoes, herbed R&G chevre, and Cherry Razz infused cherries, topped with red diablo sauce, served with garlic mashed potatoes and a seasonal vegetable

Peppercorn Ribeye Steak - 17.50

black peppercorn encrusted ribeye cooked to your liking with a Riveter IPA blue cheese sauce, served with a seasonal vegetable and garlic mashed potatoes

Yushak’s Bacon Meatloaf - 17

Yushak’s beef and bacon blend mixed with garlic, onions, pickles, barbecue sauce, and panko breadcrumbs, served with a seasonal vegetable and garlic mashed potatoes

 

DESSERT

Iron Coffee Co. Tiramisu - 7

vanilla mascarpone custard layered with coffee infused ladyfingers, served with chocolate covered espresso beans

~ coffee & beans supplied by Iron Coffee Co. ~

Ice Cream Cookie Sandwich - 4.50

Battenkill Valley Creamery vanilla ice cream sandwiched between two Roundhouse cookies

Root Beer Float - 6

root beer meets Battenkill Valley Creamery vanilla ice cream

Cookies - 1.25

ask your server about today’s freshly baked cookies from Roundhouse Bakery

Cheers to this week’s local producers: Battenkill Valley Creamery, Cornell Farm, 

Tiashoke Farm, Yushak's, Happenchance, Roundhouse Bakery, and Berle Farm

  • Beautiful structure, great food, and fantastic brews.
    Eric
  • Beautiful setting, atmosphere, and drink! We will be back!
    Megan
  • Visiting from Baltimore, what an amazing tucked away spot!
    Suzanne
  • Awesome! We keep coming back.
    Lyndsey and Rob
  • Your staff is amazing and the beer is great. Will return!
    Randy
  • Loved the whole experience! Hunter and Kyle are real assets to the business. Kyle's bread is incredible.
    Ginger and Frank
  • I just wanted to let you know that I gave Kyle the nickname "Coltrane" because the guy plays jazz while preparing food! I know first hand as a business owner the value of good employees. Watching Kyle in action is an impressive show that adds a unique feel.
    Al
  • Great place to relax!
    Zach
  • Love everything! Beautiful building.
    Jerry
  • Came for Kyle B. and left with great and full bellies. Will be back soon!
    Alyssa and Jordan
  • Love the beer, food, and ambiance!
    Connie and John
  • Great beer, delicious food, and beautiful setting - I love the waterfall!
    Chuck, Michelle, and Lily
  • Thank you so much for making it possible for us to have a cosmopolitan experience and drive 10 miles home.
    Gail and Thom
  • Historic setting, exquisite food, finely crafted drinks, a gathering place for friends old and new — a gem for Hoosick Falls! Well done, Garry and Kelly.
    John and Susan

NEW THIS YEAR - A bus from North Hoosick to the TAP NY Craft Beer and Food Festival on April 30, 2017!

Hop on board Brown's Brewing Company's famous round trip bus transportation to the TAP New York Craft Beer and Food Festival at Hunter Mountain on Sunday, April 30! Join us as we want to provide a safe trip to and from this great event. Your ticket gets you a seat the bus that leaves from our Walloomsac Taproom in North Hoosick, entrance to the festival, beer on the bus, and a fabulous t-shirt. The bus will depart the Walloomsac Taproom at 8:30 am. Arrive by 8 am with your ticket and ID in hand to check in and receive your t-shirt. Choose your t-shirt size when purchasing your ticket. You must be 21+ to board a bus. Purchase your ticket online or in our Walloomsac Taproom.
February 22, 2017

Hot Club of Saratoga – February 25, 2017

Hot Club of Saratoga, the area’s premier gypsy swing ensemble (and a Walloomsac Taproom favorite), plays a repertoire that reflects the spirit and style originated by Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli in The Quintet of the Hot Club of France most prominent in the 1930s and kept alive through a long line of gypsy jazz artists since that time. The driving rhythms under dynamic soloing give the music a life and vibrancy sure to bring a smile and often an irresistible desire to move. Catch them from 6:30 to 9 pm on February 25 in the Walloomsac Taproom!
January 21, 2017

Cradle Switch – February 26, 2017

Cradle Switch, a four-piece acoustic Americana group based in Cambridge, NY, will perform in the Walloomsac Taproom in Hoosick Falls on Sunday, February 26 from noon to 3 pm. Tunes include originals and a range of songs drawing from bluegrass, country, folk and a little blues. Singer-songwriters Ferrilyn Sourdiffe and Dave Lawlor swap out guitars for banjo and mandolin, and Kate Ritter brings it on the fiddle, along with some angelic vocal harmonies to add to Ferrilyn and Dave’s robust vocals. David Norman throws in some percussion and has been known to wear his special washboard tie to gigs. On occasion, fellow lyricist Chip Macdonald shows up to add a little rhythm on his lobster pot. The group performs throughout southwestern Vermont and upstate New York.
January 5, 2017

Can Release Party – March 4, 2017

Since 1993, Brown’s has crafted its own revolution, and this year (our 24th!) we are realizing a dream we’ve been working hard to achieve. We will switch from bottles to cans, and in doing so provide our fans with many more styles at retail than ever before! The cans, beautifully designed by our Troy neighbors id29, contain liquid tested by all of you, our loyal hero patrons. Putting our liquid in a can is a dream come true for us, but ultimately we’re doing it for you. Join us starting at 12 pm at our Walloomsac Taproom and Brewery for samples of our freshly canned beer (Oatmeal Stout, Cherry Razz, Coast-to-Coast IPA, and our new Vienna Lager). Stay for a special menu and music.

Walloomsac Taproom