SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. - The New York Racing Association has announced a new craft beer garden will be offered at the track in the Carousel area at Saratoga Race Course for this year's meet.
The Saratoga Beer Garden will be located under two open-air tents just outside the Carousel offering a dozen domestic craft beers for $5 each including: Adirondack Bear Naked Ale; Batch 19; Blue Moon Belgian White; Blue Moon Summer; Brooklyn Summer; Harpoon IPA; Leinenkugel Summer Shandy; Magic Hat #9; Olde Saratoga IPA; Sam Adams Lager; Sam Adams Summer Ale; and Saranac Blueberry Blonde.
In addition to the beer garden, the area will provide track patrons with a variety of dining options from a number of local, regional and nationally-recognized restaurants.
The Carousel will also be anchored by Hattie's Restaurant, featuring its famous fried chicken, will now reside on the first floor of the Carousel, after relocating from just across Restaurant Row.
Adjacent to Hattie's will be another staple of the Saratoga Springs culinary scene, Shirley's Restaurant, featuring Montreal-style poutine, a French-Canadian dish of french fries, gravy and cheese curds.
Rounding out the Carousel's offerings will be the debut of Moe's Southwest Grill food truck, serving tacos and burritos; plus returning favorites Ben & Jerry's, Carolina Barbecue and Pies on Wheels.