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7 Maple-Infused Products to Try in the Hudson Valley


It’s time to expand your maple consumption beyond a drizzle over pancakes or a dram shaken into a cocktails. From beer and bourbon to spun sugar and sausage, here are seven more ways to get a maple fix. 

Chatham Brewing Maple Amber 

Available on draft at the brewery’s taproom, this traditional, malt-forward, 5.5-percent ABV amber ale gets is gentle sweetness from the addition of Columbia County Grade B dark amber maple syrup.  

59 Main St, Chatham; 518.697.0059 

Courtesy of Crown Maple  

Crown Maple Sugar 

Crown Maple’s estate-produced syrup is boiled in small batches to remove moisture and then sifted to create this organic maple syrup that can be substituted one-for-one for cane sugar. The brand also makes maple sugar pearls to sprinkle over cookies, muffins, and baked goods for a burst of sweet, maple flavor.  

47 McCourt Rd, Dover Plains; 845.877.0640 

Grottoli’s Maple Cotton Candy

Everyone’s childhood favorite sugar fix gets a NYS maple upgrade at Grottoli’s, where a mix of sugar and syrup is spun into this light, melt-in-your-mouth treat.  

91 Ritchie Rd, Middle Granville 


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Jacüterie Maple-Jalapeño Sausage 

For this fresh sausage, Founder Jack Peele flavors luscious grinds of fatty pork with Soukup Farms maple syrup and zingy bits of jalapeños. Can’t get enough maple-pork products? Jacüterie also makes a smoked Crown Maple bacon.  

Saturday pickup only at 11 Dutchess Ave, Millerton 

Courtesy of Penny Lick

Penny Lick Maple Salted Caramel Ice Cream  

A signature flavor at Ellen Sledge’s small-batch scoop shop, this rich maple ice cream is made with Soukup Farms syrup and studded with flecks of salty caramel.  

580 Warburton Ave, Hastings-on-Hudson; 914.525.1580 

Ronnybrook Maple-Vanilla Creamline Yogurt  

So much better than the big, mass-market supermarket yogurts, Ronnybrook’s rich Creamline Yogurts are made with whole milk from Hudson Valley-grazed cows, contain live cultures, and are flavored with pure ingredients like real maple syrup and vanilla.  

310 Prospect Hill Rd, Ancramdale; 800.772.6455 

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Taconic Distillery Double Barrel Maple Bourbon 

This straight whiskey gleans just a hint of sweetness from the double-barrel aging process, during which the spirit is aged for a minimum of four years, then finished for an additional six months in spent maple syrup barrels.   

179 Bowen Rd, Stanfordville; 845.393.4583 

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