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TAP® New York Craft Beer & Food Festival

A two-day beer festival showcasing hand-crafted beers in New York State featuring live music by The Wallflowers, Almost Queen & more!
beer festival at bethel woods
beer festival at bethel woods
beer festival at bethel woods
beer festival at bethel woods
beer festival at bethel woods
beer festival at bethel woods
  • May 21st 2022 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM (VIP Entry at 1 PM)
  • May 22nd 2022 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (VIP Entry at 12 PM)
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  • SATURDAY: $35-$155 // SUNDAY: $30-$150 // Prices will increase $5 the week of and an additional $5 the day of.
  • This is a 21+ event. All attendees, including Designated Drivers, MUST be 21+ years of age. Photo ID required for entry. 


On Saturday, May 21 and Sunday, May 22, 2022, TAP® NY returned for its 23rd year.

Guests enjoyed unlimited sampling from 100 New York State breweries placed throughout the beautiful Bethel Woods campus; an all-you-can-eat food court (with additional food offerings available for purchase); not-to-miss live music (Saturday: The Wallflowers and The Nude Party | Sunday: Almost Queen and Black Dog); mechanical bull rides from Ma and Pa's Mechanical Bull Rides ($5/pp); our first-ever stein-holding contest; and much more! 


2022 TAP® Competition Winners:



Gold: Drowned Lands Brewery (Gather House)  

Silver: Prison City Pub & Brewery (Tangerine Wit)

Bronze: WeBe Brewing (The Golden Peel)

Light Lagers & Amber/Dark Lagers

Gold: Castkill Brewing (Nightshine)

Silver: Millhouse Brewing (Kold One)

Bronze: High Point Brewing (Ramstein Northern Hills Amber Lager)

Bock & Strong Ales

Gold: Gentle Giant Brewing (Mesozonic Mailbock)

Silver: Bolton Landing Brewing (King George)

Bronze: HopShire Brewing (Shire Ale)

Light Ales <6% & Brown Ales

Gold: Keg and Lantern Brewing (Golden Ale)

Silver: Great Life Brewing (K-town Brown)

Bronze: Soul Brewing (Analog Pale Ale)


Gold: Shrewd Fox Brewing (3 Dog IPA)

Silver: TradeWinds Brewing (House Boat)

Bronze: Keegan Ales (Hurricane Kitty)

Hazzy/Juicy IPAs

Gold: Destination Unknown Beer Co. (Cosmic Continuum)

Silver: Thin Man Brewery (Trail By Wombat)

Bronze: Upward Brewing Company (HEX Hazy Experience IPA)

Strong IPAs

Gold: TradeWinds Brewing (Foreign Relations)

Silver: Drowned Lands Brewery (Deep Terra)

Bronze: Brindle Haus Brewing (Mo-Sim)

Porters & Stouts

Gold: Beer Tree Brew (Morning Timber: Coconut Latte)

Silver: Mean Max Brew Works (Dark Matter- Cookies & Cream)

Bronze: Roscoe Beer (Raging Beer Stout)

Strong Belgians

Gold: Soul Brewing (Soulstice)

Silver: Rough Cut Brewing (Pomme d’Orange)

Bronze: Rough Cut Brewing (Mortise & Tenon)

Sour Ales & Wild Ales

Gold: Roscoe Beer (Weekend at Birdies)

Silver: Brown’s Brewing (Golden Hour Guava Gose)

Bronze: Clemson Bros Brewing (Mr. Sunset)


Gold: Frog Alley Brewing (Mango Slushy Sour)

Silver: Brindle Haus Brewing (Key Lime Pie)

Bronze: Blue Point Brewing (Lemon Love Letter)


Gold: Thin Man Brewery (Rye Barrel Aged Awesome Jenkins)

Silver: Great Life Brewing (Marzen Madness Barrel Aged)

Bronze: Upward Brewing Company (OM Rye Barrel-Aged Oatmeal Stout)


Gold: Keg and Lantern Brewing (Starlight City Saison)


Vassar | Best Brewery in Hudson Valley – Drowned Lands Brewery

FX Matt | Best Brewery in New York State – Drowned Lands Brewery

Governor’s Cup Best Beer in New York State – Shrewd Fox Brewing (3 Dog IPA)



  • This is a 21+ festival (including DDs). Valid ID required for admission.
  • General Admission Parking is located in Parking Lot E, which is located South of Museum and main building. Please follow the roadway signage.

  • For your safety, we conduct bag check inspections and walk-through metal detection. We strongly urge you to budget additional time for entry.
  • General Admission entry will not open earlier than the designated start time. Therefore, if arriving early, please anticipate to be waiting in line for an extended period of time.

  • All bags will be permitted, however clear bags are encouraged to expedite the screening process. Additionally, two empty shopping bags per guest will be permitted.
  • This event will be held rain or shine. Sorry, no pets, children, or strollers permitted.
  • Event staff reserves the right to refuse service to anyone at anytime.


The Wallflowers

The Wallflowers is an American rock solo project of American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Jakob Dylan. You can stream the latest release, Exit Wounds here.


Almost Queen

The most authentic QUEEN tribute show since the days of QUEEN themselves. A deliberate four piece band, Almost Queen delivers a live performance showcasing signature four part harmonies and intricate musical interludes. Donning genuine costumes, Almost Queen recaptures the live energy and precision needed to deliver the ultimate Queen tribute experience. Learn more here.

If you are a brewery or vendor with any questions, please don't hesitate to reach out!