10 Breweries and Brewpubs to Visit in Lancaster County


Lancaster County has a long beer-brewing tradition and is a hotbed of the craft beer industry. Here are the best places to sample what’s brewing in the county.

Appalachian Brewing Co.

This is one of several locations, and one can find flights and food at the Lititz brewpub.

55 N Water St, Lititz, PA 17543

(717) 625-0300

Columbia Kettle Works

Take a day to wander through Columbia’s many antique shops before grabbing a stool and sampling some beer.

40 N 3rd St, Columbia, PA 17512

(717) 342-2374

Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant

Convenient location for families visiting Franklin and Marshall College, it’s a short drive from downtown and has a full menu to pair with its house-brewed beer.

781 Harrisburg Ave, Lancaster, PA 17603

(717) 291-9800

Lancaster Brewing Co.

One of the older breweries in the county. Visit and order a sampler with lunch or dinner.

301 N. Plum St., Lancaster, PA 17602

(717) 391-6258

St. Boniface Craft Brewing Co.

With a fantastic beer portfolio, this brewery is worth a trip outside Lancaster City.

1701 W Main St, Ephrata, PA 17522

(717) 466-6900

Stoudt’s Brewing Co.

A one-stop destination away from Lancaster City for dining, craft beer, a farmers’ market, and antiques.

2800 N Reading Rd, Adamstown, PA 19501

(717) 484-4386

Swashbuckler Brewing Co.

Possibly the most unique brewery experience in Lancaster County, Swashbuckler is located on the grounds of the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire.

2775 Lebanon Rd, Manheim, PA 17545

(717) 665-7021

Taproom by Spring House Brewing Co.

Offers light pub fare, shuffleboard, creative brews and a view of neighboringLancaster Central Market.

25 W King St, Lancaster, PA 17603

(717) 399-4009

Tröegs Brewing Co.

Travel a short distance outside Lancaster County to Hershey for an excellent brewery tour and quality craft beer.

200 East Hershey Park Drive, Hershey, PA 17033

(717) 534-1297

Wacker Brewing Co.

An old Lancaster brewery name, the legacy now continues with its two current beer options.

417 W Grant St, Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17603

(717) 617-2711

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