A few weeks back I mentioned this place, Decicco's, in Ardsley NY as a place to buy beer. It is about a 50 minute ride from the 'Port and you can get Growler fills. Not sure if there is any place closer that does growler fills, but it is a reasonably pleasant ride and they have a great staff. I bought an Elysian Brewing Loser's Pale Ale (aptly named for this author). Good beer although a bit flat. I think that had to do with my growler which was a screw top. I may invest in a better one.
As an aside...and I know this is not the forum normally for my political ruminations, but if a Brit Journalist is calling you President Pantywaist, you may want to turn in the Nuclear Codes.