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Local Libations 2024-25

Posted on in 2024-2025 · Cocktails · Local Libations · Nightlife · Pub

Lancaster’s once-heralded brewing tradition has made a strong comeback, paving the way for businesses to range in scope from small taprooms to large venues that offer everything from beer-friendly snacks to wide-ranging menus. Our wineries are top notch, as well. Newer to the scene are meaderies, cideries and distillers.

Be sure to check with each restaurant for current hours.

**A 2023 Lancaster County Magazine Best of Lancaster Survey Winner.

* A 2023 Lancaster County Magazine Best of Lancaster Survey “Among the Best” runners-up.

BREWERIES

Lancaster-Millersville Area  

Isaac’s Craft Kitchen & Brewery, Lancaster City. Photo by Nick Gould.

BierHall Brewing Company

1703 New Holland Pike, Lancaster. Bierhallbrewing.com

Big Dog Craft Brewing

1559 Manheim Pike, Lancaster. Bigdogcraftbrewing.com

BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse

925 Plaza Blvd., Lancaster. Bjsrestaurants.com

Cartel Brewing & Blending

920 Landis Ave., Lancaster. Cartelbrewing.com

The Coffin Bar & Kitchen by Spring House Brewing Company *

30 W. Lemon St., Lancaster.

Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant

781 Harrisburg Pike, Lancaster. Ironhillbrewery.com/lancaster-pa

Isaac’s Craft Kitchen & Brewery

25 N. Queen St., Lancaster. Isaacsrestaurants.com

Isaac’s Craft Kitchen & Brewery

565 Greenfield Rd., Lancaster. Isaacsrestaurants.com

Lancaster Brewing Company *

302 N. Plum St., Lancaster. Lancasterbrewing.com

Lancaster Brewing Company Taproom *

2323 Lincoln Hwy. E., Lancaster.

Little Mutants Fermentary

841 N. Prince St., Lancaster. Drinkmutants.com

Mad Chef Craft Brewing Taproom at Cabalar Meat Co. **

325 N. Queen St., Lancaster. Madchefcraftbrewing.com

Our Town Brewery

252 N. Prince St., Lancaster. Ourtownbrewery.com

Raney Cellars Brewing Company

11 Manor Ave., Millersville. Raneycellarsbrewing.com

Rural City Taproom

25 W. King St., Lancaster. Ruralcitybeer.com

2nd Gear Taproom (Columbia Kettle Works)

112 N. Water St., Lancaster.

Spring House Brewing Company *

209 Hazel St., Lancaster. Springhousebeer.com

East Petersburg & Manheim Area

Mad Chef Craft Brewing **

2023 Miller Rd., East Petersburg. Madchefcraftbrewing.com

Swashbuckler Brewing Company

2775 Lebanon Rd., Manheim. Swashbucklerbrewing.com 

Lititz

Collusion Tap Works, Lititz Shirt Factory, Lititz. Photo by Nick Gould.

Appalachian Brewing Company-Lititz

55 N. Water St., Lititz. Abcbrew.com

Collusion Tap Works-Lititz

5 Juniper Lane, Lititz. Collusiontapworks.com

Compass Mill Tap House

809 Rothsville Rd., Lititz. Compassmilltaphouse.com

Fetish Brewing Company

201 Rock Lititz Blvd., Suite 22, Lititz. Fetishbrewing.com

Tied House (St. Boniface Craft Brewing Company)

27-31 E. Main St., Lititz. Tiedhouselititz.com

Mount Joy-Elizabethtown Area

Funck’s Restaurant & Bar, Elizabethtown.

Bube’s Brewery

102 N. Market St., Mount Joy. Bubesbrewery.com 

Funk Brewing Company

28 S. Market St., Elizabethtown. Funkbrewing.com/Elizabethtown

Moo-Duck Brewery

79 S. Wilson Ave., Elizabethtown. Mooduckbrewery.com

Twisted Bine Beer Co.

93 E. Main St., Mount Joy. Twistedbinebeerco.com

Yah Brew

20-22 E. Main St., Mount Joy. Yahbrewco.com

Ephrata Area

Black Forest Brewery, Ephrata. Photo by Nick Gould.

Black Forest Brewery

301 W. Main St., Ephrata. Blackforestbrewery.net

Columbia Kettle Works IronSpire Taproom

2800 N. Reading Rd., Adamstown. Columbiakettleworks.com/ckw-ironspire-taproom-adamstown-pa

Pour Man’s Brewing Company

24 E. Main St., Ephrata. Pourmansbrewingco.com

Rural City Beer

6 N. Reamstown Rd., Reamstown. Ruralcitybeer.com

St. Boniface Craft Brewing Company

1701 W. Main St., Ephrata. Stbonifacebrewing.com

Truth Beer Company

401 S. 7th St., Akron. Truthbeercompany.com

Strasburg & Eastern Lancaster County

Bespoke Taproom, Strasburg. Photo by Nick Gould.

Bespoke Brewing

226 Gap Rd., Suite 7, Strasburg. Bespokebrewingco.com

Rumspringa Brewing Company

Barn Café, 3174 Old Philadelphia Pike, Bird-in-Hand. Mounthope.estate/wine-gallery

Speckled Hen/Bespoke Taproom

141 E. Main St., Strasburg. Speckledhencoffee.com

The Tavern by Spring House Brewing Company *

8-10 E. Main St., Strasburg.

River Towns

River Trail Brewing, Marietta. Photo by Nick Gould.

Columbia Kettle Works

40 N. Third St., Columbia. Columbiakettleworks.com

Hell In A Bucket Brewing Company

392 E. Front St., Marietta. Hellinabucketbrewing.com

River Trail Brewing

40 E. Front St., Marietta. Rivertrailbrewing.com

Starview Brews

224 Locust St., Columbia. Starviewbrews.com

CIDERIES/MEADERIES

Lancaster County Cider, Manheim. Photo by Jordan Bush.

ARTifice Ales & Mead

55 N. Main St., Manheim. Artificeales.com

DiFrancesco Meadery

1237 Trinity North Rd., Wrightsville. Difrancescomeadery.com

Lancaster County Cider

2775 Lebanon Rd., Manheim. Lancastercountycider.com

Levengoods of Lancaster

219 W. Walnut St., Lancaster. Levengoodcider.com

Meduseld Meadery

252 Harrisburg Pike, Lancaster. Meduseldmeadery.com

Wyndridge Farm Tasting Room

398 Harrisburg Pike, Lancaster. Wyndridge.com/lancaster-tasting-room

WINERIES IN & AROUND LANCASTER COUNTY

In addition to tastings, many wineries offer everything from tours to live entertainment and craft/art events. Food selections vary.

Waltz Vineyards, Manheim. Photo by Jordan Bush.

Britain Hill Venue & Vineyard

790 Little Britain Rd. North, Quarryville. Britainhillvenueandvineyard.com

Britain Hill at the Livery

1702 Lampeter Rd., Lancaster. Britainhilllivery.com

Cullari Vineyards & Winery Tasting Room at Bricker Village

2 E. 28th Division Hwy., Lititz. Cullariwineshershey.com

Deerfoot Downtown

348 N. Queen St., Lancaster. Deerfootdowntown.com

Glasshouse Wineworks

8 S. Charlotte St., Manheim. Glasshousewineworks.com

Grandview Vineyard *

1489 Grandview Rd., Mount Joy. Grandviewwines.com

Moon Dancer Vineyards & Winery

1330 Klines Run Rd., Wrightsville. Moondancerwinery.com

Mount Hope Estate & Winery

2775 Lebanon Rd., Manheim. Mounthope.estate

Nissley Vineyards & Winery Estate **

140 Vintage Dr., Bainbridge. Nissleywine.com

Bottle shops also located at Rockvale and Tanger Outlets.

Thorn Hill Vineyards’ Lancaster Wine Tasting Room

1945 Fruitville Pike, Lancaster. Thornhillvineyards.com

Waltz Vineyards *

1599 Old Line Rd., Manheim. Waltzvineyards.com

Waltz at Kitchen Kettle Village*

3529 Old Philadelphia Pike, Gordonville.

Weathered Vineyards Wine Tasting Room

900-A W. Main St., Ephrata. Weatheredvineyardsephrata.com

DISTILLERIES

Zoetropolis, Lancaster City. Photo by Nick Gould.

Chicken Hill Distillery

311 Stanley K Tanger Dr., Lancaster. Tangeroutlet.com/lancaster.

Hillside Public House at Doneckers

333 N. State St., Ephrata. Hillsideephrata.com

Lancaster Distilleries at Zoetropolis

112 N. Water St., Lancaster. Lancasterdistilleries.com

Lancaster Distilleries at Lancaster Central Market

23 N. Market St., Lancaster.

Old Republic Distillery Tavern

3 Dutchland Ave., Ephrata. Ordtavern.com

Pine Creek Spirits

28 S. Market St., Elizabethtown. Pinecreekspirits.com

Spirits Distilling Company

2775 Lebanon Rd., Manheim. Mounthope.estate/spiritsdistillery

Stoll & Wolfe Distillery

35 N. Cedar St., Lititz. Stollandwolfe.com

Thistle Finch Distillery

417 W. Grant St., Lancaster. Thistlefinch.com

BOTTLE SHOPS

Bert and The Elephant

29 E. King St., Lancaster. Bertandtheelephant.com.

Friendly Greek Bottle Shop

549 New Holland Ave., Lancaster. Friendlyg.com

Passerine

114 N. Prince St., Lancaster. Cafepasserine.com

Rieker Bottle Works

602 W. King St., Lancaster. Riekerbottleworks.com

The Fridge

534 N. Mulberry St., Lancaster. Beerfridgelancaster.com

Tour

The Lancaster County Brewers Guild debuted an Ale Trail for 2024 that takes Passport holders to more than two-dozen breweries. Passports can be picked up at participating locations. The Guild’s website also features a calendar that shares information about weekly and special events taking place at members’ locations. Information: Lancasterbreweries.org.

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