COLD SPRING, N.Y. -- In the mood for a cold one?
What's The Best Craft Beer Bar in Putnam?
Clock Tower Grill, Brewster
Holy Smoke, Mahopac
Whistling Willie's American Grill, Cold Spring
Putnam County has become quite the craft beer bar scene, stepping up its suds game and offering residents a host of “hoppy” options. We asked for the best in the county; you gave us your picks. Now, three finalists are competing in our “DVlicious Best Craft Beer Bar in Putnam County” contest. Each is being profiled this week.
Raise your glass and drink in the following; then click on your favorite. You can vote multiple times, albeit once per day.
Voting ends 4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 24. The winner will receive a framed DVlicious certificate as well as the pride in knowing it has raised the bar in Putnam.
Number of Craft Beers: At least 21 craft brews on tap that are regularly rotated.
Why It's Liquid Gold: There's not only great beer here, It's the local gathering spot, Manager Matt Mitchell told Daily Voice.
"What makes our place is the variety of brews, the ambience and the staff," Mitchell said. "We're the area 'Cheers,' the gateway to the Village of Cold Spring. Our staff gets to know the customers, and they all know each other."
Among the most popular brewskis: Peekskill IPA, Lagunitas IPA, Captain Lawrence
Cheers to Beers: 184 Main St, Cold Spring, (845) 265-2012, second location at 738 US Rt. 9, Fishkill, www.whistlingwillies.com/
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