If you're a Hudson Valley resident who has never visited this local brewery and restaurant, well we hate to break it to you, but you've been doing it wrong.

A unique location that has a super cool space to hang with themed nights, and signature beer that has been featured near and far, Sloop Brewing Company is truly Hudson Valley homemade.

Sloop Brewing Company
Sloop Brewing Company

The Quick Scoop on Sloop

What started as a home brew type situation out of a Poughkeepsie garage in 2011 has evolved into an award-winning and ever-growing brewery and 'factory' out of East Fishkill. Sloop Brewing got their name from the boats that originally moved both people and cargo up and down the Hudson River.

They've got a combination of restaurant, tasting room and brewery, all built into the shell of the former IBM semiconductor plant in East Fishkill just off Rt. 84.

Their restaurant menu is cited as 'a passport through international street foods presented in our own style, utilizing traditional techniques & authentic ingredients, and their philosophy has always been that they are 'grounded in the craft and tradition of brewing. Open to adventure.'

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Sloop at the Factory Announces Closure, 'New Look'

Over the summer, Sloop answered the Hudson Valley's call for an outdoor space, constructing a beautiful Factory outdoor space that you can check out here.

In an Instagram post just about a week before Christmas, @sloopfactory teased the Hudson Valley about an upcoming closure for their 'newest chapter.' Notifying customers that they'd be closing from December 31, 2023 through January 10, 2024 as they begin to 'upgrade their space' they're excited to reopen on January 10th to unveil their 'new look.' What a tease!

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They closed the post with hashtags that include redesign, transformation, renovation journey and more, as well as #freshstartgoals.

While we anxiously await more information on what the fresh start goals are, and what type of transformation The Factory is going through, they do invite you to visit them through December 30th to close down the year with a beer.

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