BarkEater Craft Brewery, LLC is a NYS Farm Brewery located in Lowville, NY. Offering Hand-crafted, Small Batch Ales brewed on location using all natural, locally grown ingredients & served fresh in our relaxing taproom. The BarkEater name was very carefully chosen to embody the spirit of this dynamic region of wild Adirondack Mountains, Tug Hill Plateau and the beautiful river valleys that they create. "BarkEater” is an English translation of the Mohican word “Adirondack,” a term the Mohawk once used for Algonquian-speaking tribes who were said to eat the inside of the bark of the white pine when food was scarce. The Adirondack mountains were given their name in 1838.

Who We Are

My name is Dean Richards. I am an award winning fine artist and business owner in this region for the past 25+ years. After having refined my home brewing skills I founded BarkEater Craft Brewery to share my passion for great beer.

Xavier Cordova, Jr. is our professionally trained and highly skilled brewer. He shares the same ideals and passions that I do and his involvement in BarkEater is an asset to our growth and success. Xavier has previously worked at Ranger Creek Brewing in Texas and most recently at Matt’s Brewing Company in Utica, NY.

David, Sarah, Charlie, and Paulina are our taproom servers. They are exceptional, enthusiastic and energetic representatives that convey the image, brand and lifestyle of BarkEater Craft Brewery.

Above, left: Xavier hard at work. Above: Our shiny new brewing system. Left: Our taproom in Lowville, NY.
Ale Toad
The Mission of BarkEater Craft Brewery is to revive the days when every village had its own artisanal brewery. Where tradition & pride were combined with the finest quality ingredients and an artistic touch to create ales of the highest quality, depth, flavor, and freshness.
5411 Shady Avenue
Lowville, NY
315-376-BEER (2337)
Taproom Hours
Wed-Thurs 4-10 PM
Fri & Sat 3-10 PM