Post Road Brew House

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The Culinary Institute of America’s Post Road Brew House is back! Come experience elevated pub fare and the CIA’s own craft beer selections, in a warm, relaxed, and comfortable setting. Perfect for gathering with friends, date night, or hanging out with family, Post Road Brew House is an excellent addition to the CIA’s world-class dining experiences at the CIA’s Hyde Park, NY campus.


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  • Dinner Menu
    Menu selections change weekly. Following is a sample.




    Local Tomato Gazpacho 8
    roasted jalapeño peppers, seared shrimp
    Chaseholm Farms Nimbus Cheese 9
    grilled peaches, herbed flatbread, local honey
    Mesclun Field Greens 8
    Coach Farm’s aged goat cheese, shaved vegetables, tomatoes, chervil vinaigrette
    Roasted Crab Cakes 9/18
    pickled shallots, corn, peppers, fingerling potatoes, baby greens

    Heirloom Tomato Tartine 8

    Fern Hill cheese, pickled onions, wild arugula
    Charcuterie Platter 12
    daily selection of cured and smoked meats
    Pulled Pork Tostadas 9/18
    citrus glaze, radishes, cabbage, tomatoes, crema
    Seared Shrimp and Crispy Calamari Salad 9/18
    frisée, spicy red pepper vinaigrette, root vegetables


    Main Courses


    Beer-battered Fish & Chips 17
    remoulade, cabbage slaw, malt vinegar fries
    Hangar Steak 22
    red wine-shallot reduction, sautéed mushrooms, baby carrots, garlic fries
    Herb-roasted Chicken Breast 16
    wild mushroom & barley ragoût, succotash, basil oil
    Post Road Cheeseburger 15
    ground short rib, 5 Spoke Creamery Redmond cheddar, tomatoes, pickles, red onions, garlic fries
    add bacon 1.50
    Pan-roasted Skuna Bay Salmon 19
    summer vegetable risotto, tomato broth, braised kale
    Roasted Crabcakes 18
    pickled shallots, corn, peppers, fingerling potatoes, baby greens
    Sirloin Steak 26
    Beefsteak tomatoes, watercress, grilled onions
    The Impossible Burger (Vegan) 14
    heirloom tomatoes, Chao cheese, pickled vegetables, grilled onions, garlic fries




    Sautéed Wild Mushrooms 7
    Succotash 6
    Garlic Fries 6
    Tomatoes and Watercress 6


    Desserts 8


    Brownie Stack
    stout buttercream, salted caramel, peanut brittle
    Cornbread Honey Cake
    Crown Maple Bourbon ice cream, blueberry compote, candied corn
    Apple Pecan Cheesecake
    candied bacon
    “Kool Beans” Stout Ice Cream Float
    vanilla ice cream, chocolate syrup, marshmallows
    (available with Root Beer)
    Cookies & Milk
    trio of cookies, Hudson Valley Fresh Milk
  • Weekend Brunch Menu
    $29 Per Person

    For the Table with Our Compliments

    Fresh Fruit, Granola, Honeyed Greek Yogurt, Freshly Baked Muffins, Breads & Jams


    Main Course


    Cast Iron Skillet Scramble
    eggs, sausage, bacon, potatoes, onion, and cheddar
    Grilled Fruit with French Toast
    house-made challah, berries, apples, and pears
    Scrambled Eggs and Smoked Salmon
    everything bagel with spiced yogurt
    Coddled Eggs “Benedict”
    baked ham, Gruyère, and chives
    Grilled Sirloin Steak and Shirred Eggs
    home fries and red wine reduction ($6 supplemental)
    Fried Chicken and Buttermilk Waffle
    pepper gravy and organic New York State maple syrup
    Seared Shrimp, Egg, and Grits
    “holy trinity” spiced sauce
    Post Road Hamburger
    garlic fries, our own roll, Redmond Cheddar
    Chopped Cobb Salad
    chicken, bacon, Roquefort, and avocado
    Home Fried Potatoes 5
    Jacuterie Maple Bacon 6
    Breakfast Sausage 6
    Toasted Bagel with Cream Cheese 6
    Hagwood Mills Grits 6
    Sautéed Spinach 7
    Famous Bloody Mary 12
    a kick of horseradish, spicy salt, fresh ground black pepper, and a hint of balsamic vinegar
    Bellinis or Mimosas 11
    choose from peach, strawberry or orange
  • Beverage Menu

    CIA-Brewed Beer on Tap


    Flight of 4 CIA Brews 12 (+1 per Exclusive Beer)
    Mise en Place Wit 7
    A light-bodied and pleasantly spicy Belgian-style witbier brewed with a large dose of raw white wheat and American 2-row barley as well as orange peel and coriander. 4.6% ABV
    Hudson Summer Ale 7
    This smooth easy-drinking summer ale has subtle toasty malt flavor and a clean finish. 4.8% ABV
    Chili-Lime Gose 7
    Tart and refreshing sour ale brewed with Himalayan Pink Salt and coriander with an addition of Guajillo, Pulla, and Aji Limo peppers and fresh lime zest. Crisp and light-bodied with citrus notes and mild heat in the finish. 3.4% ABV
    Cleaver IPA 7
    A golden IPA featuring robust American hop flavors providing firm bitterness and flavors reminiscent of citrus, mango, and apricot. 6.5% ABV
    Stay Sharp Saison 7
    Crisp, light-bodied, and bursting with flavor! Unique fruit and spice flavors produced during fermentation, called “esters,” balanced by aromatic hops. 6.0% ABV
    Class Project: Trop That Wheat 7
    A dry-hopped American wheat beer featuring tropical fruit flavors and aromas. This unfiltered wheat beer features a medium-body balanced by tropical fruit hop character. 6.1% ABV


    Post Road Exclusive


    Hello, Vienna Calling 9
    Brewed in collaboration with Indian Ladder Farms Brewery, this unfiltered lager was created with Hudson Valley malt and local Cascade hops. 5.5% ABV
    Shoemaker Porter 9
    Brewed in collaboration with Community Beer Works of Buffalo, this porter is dark and rich with a pleasant roasted chocolate malt character and a medium body. 6.0% ABV


    New York Craft Bottled Beer & Cider


    Barn Beer (375 ml), Plan Bee Farm Brewery, Poughkeepsie, NY 12
    Brooklyn Brown Ale, Brooklyn Brewery, Brooklyn, NY 7
    Mother’s Milk Stout, Keegan Ales, Kingston, NY 7
    Doc’s Hard Apple Cider, Warwick Valley Winery and Distillery, Warwick, NY 6
    Ginger Apple Cider, Nine Pin Ciderworks, Albany, NY 6




    Blood Orange Shandy 9
    MEP Wit, blood orange, blood orange soda
    Bourbini 12
    Knob Creek Bourbon, white peach purée, aromatic bitters, sparkling wine
    Kentucky Cap 13
    Greenhook Ginsmiths gin, mint, mint tea, honey, lime, tonic
    Ginger Lemonade 12
    Crop Meyer Lemon vodka, Canton ginger liqueur, fresh thyme, honey
    Not Your Mee-Maw’s Sweet Tea 11
    sweet tea, raspberry liqueur, Southern Comfort whiskey, mint, raspberries


    New York & CIA Wines


    Brut, Glenora Finger Lakes, NY, NV 8/26
    Riesling, Millbrook Vineyards & Winery Hudson River Region, NY 2016 9/34
    Pinot Gris, Sheldrake Point Finger Lakes, NY 2016 9/32
    Chardonnay, Greystone Cellars The Culinary Institute of America at Greystone 2015 8/26
    Chardonnay, Dr. Konstantin Frank Finger Lakes, NY 2016 9/30
    Twilight Rosé, Clinton Vineyards Hudson River Region, NY 2015 9/30
    Pinot Noir, Castle Rock Mendocino, CA 2014 8/25
    Merlot, Pellegrini North Fork of Long Island, NY 2013 9/36
    Merlot, Greystone Cellars The Culinary Institute of America at Greystone 2015 8/26
    Cabernet Sauvignon, Greystone Cellars The Culinary Institute of America at Greystone 2015 9/30





Reserve Now on Open Table

Hours of Operation


Monday, Friday, and Saturday: 5–8:30 p.m.
Saturday Bar Menu Available: 3–5 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday Brunch: 11 a.m.–3 p.m.


Closed Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and major holidays.
Additional closings:
November 18–December 31, 2018


Location & Parking


1946 Campus Drive (Route 9)
Hyde Park, NY 12538


The Post Road Brew House is located inside the General Foods Nutrition Center.
Visitors can conveniently park in the CIA’s two-story parking deck located in Anton Plaza where you can also enjoy breath-taking views of the scenic Hudson River from a 30,000 square foot terrace.



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