Indian Ladder Farms Cidery & Brewery (ILFCB) is operated by Dietrich Gehring and his partner Stuart Morris. ILFCB is located on Indian Ladder Farms, a popular apple orchard and farm market located in Altamont, New York. ILFCB produces hard cider and beer using crops such as apples, pears, berries and pumpkins as well as hops and malting barley grown on Indian Ladder and other local farms.  ILFCB’s on-farm tasting room is open to the public for beer and hard cider by the glass as well as growler-fills, crowlers, and 4-packs. 

JOIN US FOR FARMING MAN FEST 2019 ON JULY 20TH! A LIMITED NUMBER OF $20 BLIND FAITH TICKETS ARE ON SALE NOW. CLICK THE LOGO TO PURCHASE TICKETS. STAY TUNED FOR LIST OF BREWERIES, BANDS, AND MORE DETAILS.

JOIN US FOR FARMING MAN FEST 2019 ON JULY 20TH! A LIMITED NUMBER OF $20 BLIND FAITH TICKETS ARE ON SALE NOW. CLICK THE LOGO TO PURCHASE TICKETS. STAY TUNED FOR LIST OF BREWERIES, BANDS, AND MORE DETAILS.

Winter Hours & Events

Tasting Room Hours (effective 1/1/19 to 3/31/19):

Thursday 4-9pm Friday 4-10pm

Saturday 11-7pm Sunday 11-5pm

3/21 TRIVIA

3/21 FULL MOON HIKE 6:30PM

3/22 HOMIE HAULERS CAN RELEASE 4pm

3/23 HISTORY HIKE - How did Indian Ladder Farms get its name? Join us this week as we walk through history and look at different geographic features on the farm and artifacts that date back thousands and even hundreds of millions of years ago. Discussion comes full circle when we relate it back to when this area was settled and how it came to be the community we know today. Don’t miss this fascinating hike through history! Register by emailing education@indianladderfarms.com.

3/23 JOSH CASANO 2pm

3/23 COOKOUT SPECIAL: PULLED PORK SANDWICH - Pork from Highland Hollow Farms, Schoharie, topped with a tart slaw and farm made apple barbeque sauce on ciabatta bread. Served with tender roasted potatoes from Schoharie Valley Farms, $13. See the bartender to pair with ILFCB’s Recreational Eating, a Brut India Pale Lager made with NYS malt and hopped with Vic Secret, Galaxy, and ILFCB Nugget hops. Super dry and fruity.

3/24 VINYL SUNDAY BRUNCH hosted by Alex Gill

Maeve is excited for Baby Animal Days, beginning on April 8th! WEQX will be broadcasting live from the Baby Animal Barn on opening weekend Saturday 4/13.

Maeve is excited for Baby Animal Days, beginning on April 8th! WEQX will be broadcasting live from the Baby Animal Barn on opening weekend Saturday 4/13.

Available in cans: Bosbesboom blueberry cider, Dry Hard Cider signature hard cider, Lavender & Honey Cider. In 750ml bottles: Naughty Farmer Blueberry Barrel-Aged Lambic

Available in cans: Bosbesboom blueberry cider, Dry Hard Cider signature hard cider, Lavender & Honey Cider. In 750ml bottles: Naughty Farmer Blueberry Barrel-Aged Lambic


Local food, drinks, and music

Come enjoy the talents of musicians from all over the Capital Region and beyond. We host music every Friday night at 7pm and weekends 2-5pm, plus special events throughout the year including Karaoke Night. Check our Facebook Events page for updates and details. No cover charge, unless indicated.


Biergarten Cookouts

Join us on Saturdays for cookouts featuring local foods, music, and craft beverages. Tasting Room opens at 11am, food service begins at 11am, music 2-5pm.

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So you want to grow hops...

Available in the tasting room and online at Chelsea Green Publishing, The Hop Grower's Handbook is an excellent resource for hop growers and beer enthusiasts. Authored by Laura Ten Eyck and Dietrich Gehring.


Relax, sip, repeat

There's nothing quite like enjoying a cold beer around a warm fire. Come check out the burn barrels in our biergarten!

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