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. 

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.

SPRING Hours & Events

Tasting Room Hours:

Thursday 4-9pm Friday 4-9pm

Saturday 11-9pm Sunday 11-7pm

4/8 to 5/12 BABY ANIMAL DAYS 9am-6pm daily

4/18 TRIVIA

4/19 MATT DURFEE & THE RATTLING BADDLIES 7pm

4/19 FULL MOON HIKE 6pm - Take a behind the scenes tour of Baby Animal Days and witness evening feeding time. We'll visit the Baby Animal Barn, Goat Playground, maybe even go visit some of the grown-up babies from last year's Baby Animal Days. $20/person includes 2 draft beverages of your choice. To register, CALL 518-655-0108 on Wednesday 4/17/19 at 12pm.

4/20 THE SONGS OF SABOURIN 2pm

4/20 COOKOUT SPECIAL: Beef Brisket Sandwich - beef from Highland Hollow Farm in Schoharie, slow cooked on our Franklin style smoker. Topped with caramelized onions, roasted garlic goat cheese and baby arugula from Black Horse Farms in Athens. Served on toasted ciabatta bread with roasted potatoes from Schoharie Valley Farm, $15.

See the bartender to pair with The Hell You Say?, our dry Belgian Tripel brewed using 100% NYS malt & ILF-grown Nugget & Sterling hops, then lagered for 4 months.

4/20-4/21 EASTER EGG HUNTS FOR KIDS - Free! No registration necessary.

4/20 ADULT EASTER EGG HUNT (registration is closed, there will be an in-person waitlist before the event) $5 per person.

4/21 EASTER BRUNCH BUFFET IN CAFE, LUNCH BUFFET IN BREWERY TASTING ROOM. VIEW THE MENUS HERE. PLEASE CALL 518-765-2956 FOR ALL EASTER RESERVATIONS

4/21 VINYL SUNDAY with DJ Will Hancock

Looking for Indian Ladder Farms?

CLICK HERE for info about the farm, Pick-Your-Own, market, cafe, and camps.

Available in 16oz cans: (L to R) Bosbesboom, Dry Hard Cider, Lavender & Honey Cider, Indian Lager Farms, Homie Haulers IPL.  In 750ml bottles: Naughty Farmer Blueberry Barrel-Aged Lambic

Available in 16oz cans: (L to R) Bosbesboom, Dry Hard Cider, Lavender & Honey Cider, Indian Lager Farms, Homie Haulers IPL.

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 on select Friday nights at 7pm and Saturdays 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!