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Local Breweries, Wineries and Distilleries to Check Out on the Main Line

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These purveyors offer everything you need for your next happy hour.  

BREWERIES

2SP BREWING COMPANY
Opened in 2015, this Delaware County brewery has produced over 140 varieties of beer, including a limited-edition coffee stout created in partnership with Wawa. Look for food trucks and events at the taproom.

120 Concord Road, Aston, (484) 483-7860

BALD BIRDS BREWING COMPANY
Husband-and-wife duo Joe and Abby Feerrar debuted Bald Birds in 2018. The taproom features picnic-style and high-top seating, TVs, board games, and video games.

970 Rittenhouse Road, Audubon, (484) 392-7068

BRAELOCH BREWING
With beers like the Kennett Brown Ale and Blue Hen Gold IPA, Braeloch has embraced its local roots. The 4,000-square-foot taproom features lots of seating, live music and a dog-friendly outdoor beer garden.

225 Birch St., Kennett Square, (610) 612-9242

CHESTNUT HILL BREWING COMPANY
Located inside Market at the Fareway, this nano brewery is known for its flagship Motra, a West Coast style-IPA that pairs perfectly with the eatery’s wood-fired Neapolitan pizzas.

8231 Germantown Ave., Chestnut Hill, (215) 247-0300

CONSHOHOCKEN BREWING COMPANY
Small-batch brews include the Conshohocken IPA and award-winning Puddlers Row ESB. In addition to their flagship taproom and production facility in Conshy, there are several other locations throughout the suburbs.

Various locations

CROOKED EYE BREWERY
This family-run brewery crafts eight core beers, plus a rotation of seasonal brews. Open-mic nights, live music and Quizzo are staples in the taproom.

13 E. Montgomery Ave., Hatboro, (267) 803-6925


CROWDED CASTLE BREWING COMPANY

You’ll find quirky selections like the Castlecade IPA and Lord Whipperfurth’s Stout at this taproom, which also offers locally produced ciders, wine and craft liqueurs.

242 Bridge St., Phoenixville, (484) 252-0077

EAST BRANCH BREWING COMPANY
Housed in a historic firehouse in Downingtown, East Branch produces 11 different brews. The taproom features a full-service restaurant and bar.

202 E. Lancaster Ave., Downingtown, (484) 593-0815

IRON HILL BREWERY
An award-winning regional mainstay known for its New American menu and on-site brews.

Various locations

KENNETT BREWING COMPANY
This funky microbrewery and pub regularly hosts local bands, as well as trivia and open-mic nights.

109 S. Broad St., Kennett Square, (610) 444-0440

LA CABRA BREWING
This industrial-chic brewery and restaurant features rotating taps and a Latin-inspired menu. It’s Bodega location in Bryn Mawr offers great barbecue and La Cabra beer.

642 Lancaster Ave., Berwyn, (610) 240-7908; 810 Glenbrook Ave., Bryn Mawr, (610) 526-2337

LEVANTE BREWING COMPANY
Known for its Cloudy and Cumbersome IPA, Levante offers a bevy of unique brews. The now-permanent
Levante Stables is the perfect summer hangout.

208 Carter Drive, West Chester, (484) 999-8761, 160 Park Road, Chester Springs, (484) 202-0622;

LOCUST LANE CRAFT BREWERY
Named after the street where the owners met, Locust Lane offers four staples, plus a selection of seasonal and experimental brews.

50 Three Tun Road, Malvern, (484) 324-4141,

MANAYUNK BREWING COMPANY
Located on the banks of the Schuylkill River, this brewery and restaurant boasts a massive al fresco dining area, multiple bars and a state-of-the-art brewing facility.

4120 Main St., Manayunk, (215) 482-8220

MCKENZIE BREW HOUSE
With locations in Chadds Ford, Devon and Malvern, McKenzie offers award-winning brews and a New American menu.

Various locations.

REBEL HILL BREWING COMPANY
A seven-barrel brewpub specializing in small-batch ales. The IPAs, saison and stout pair well with the sharable plates, sandwiches and salads.
420 Schuylkill Road, Phoenixville, (484) 924-8044,

ROOT DOWN BREWING COMPANY
Graffiti-adorned walls, classic arcade games and ample beer hall-style seating make this award-winning 13,000- square-foot brewpub exceptionally cool. 1 N. Main St., Phoenixville, (484) 302-5407,

SLY FOX BREWING COMPANY
Since debuting in 1995, Sly Fox has produced more than 100 craft brews, earning numerous awards. Headquartered in Pottstown, this local institution also operates a brewhouse and restaurant in Phoenixville.
520 Kimberton Road, Phoenixville, (610) 935-4540;
331 Circle of Progress Drive, Pottstown, (484) 524-8210;

STABLE 12 BREWING COMPANY
Started by three high schools friends, this small-batch brewery offers 10 beers and tasty pub fare.
368 Bridge St., Phoenixville, (610) 715-2665

STERLING PIG BREWERY
Loic Barnieu and Brian McConnell’s small-batch brewery runs the craft-beer gamut, from IPAs
and porters to stouts and pilsners. 609 W. State St., Media, (484) 444-2526; 113 W. Market St.,
West Chester, (484) 999-8026

STICKMAN BREWS
You’ll find a wide variety of small-batch brews, including the award-winning Cousin Stoopid Grand Cru.

861 Kimberton Road, Chester Springs, (484) 202-8576; 326 N. Lewis Road, Royersford, (484) 938-5900; 

STOLEN SUN BREWING AND ROASTING COMPANY
This family-owned operation brews great beer and small-batch Colombian coffee, both of which pair perfectly with its pub fare. 342 Pottstown Pike, Exton, (484) 879-4161

SUBURBAN BREWING COMPANY
A novel collaboration between Suburban Restaurant & Beer Garden and Fancy Camper Home Brew Supply, this small-batch, all-grain brewery offers up to a dozen rotating beers, plus locally made spirits, wine and snacks.

2536 Conestoga Ave., Honey Brook, (610) 273-3106

TIN LIZARD BREWING COMPANY
A two-story barbecue joint and microbrewery offering nine rotating beers brewed on site.
1000 W. Lancaster Ave., Bryn Mawr, (610) 525-1100

TIRED HANDS BREWING COMPANY
This internationally-ranked, six-barrel brewery specializes in American hop-forward, Belgian and French ales. Find three locations in Ardmore–the 150-seat Fermentaria, a general store and the original Brew Café.

Various locations.

TUNED UP BREWING COMPANY
This nano-brewery’s taproom features a rotating lineup of IPAs, stouts and ales, plus open mic nights and live music.

135 N. Main St., Spring City, (484) 374-2671

VICTORY BREWING COMPANY
With taprooms in Downingtown, Kennett Square and Parkesburg, this Chester County standout has earned national acclaim since opening over 20 years ago. Victory crafts 17 brews, including year-round staples like the Golden Monkey Belgian-style tripel and seasonal favorites like Summer Love golden ale.

Various locations.

WORKHORSE BREWING COMPANY
Workhorse spans 70,000 square feet. Visitors can book brewery tours, nosh on grub from a rotating lineup of food trucks, and take part in weekly Quizzo and fitness classes.

250 King Manor Drive, King of Prussia, (484) 681-9928

WINERIES

1723 VINEYARDS
Established by fifth-generation farmers, this 11-acre vineyard is open to the public on weekends, with food trucks every Saturday afternoon April-October.

5 McMaster Blvd., Landenberg, (888) 330-0526.

A’DELLO VINEYARD AND WINERY
Each of the red, white, semi-sweet and fruity wines at A’Dello are produced from a family recipe passed down from the owners’ Italian ancestors. The tasting room is open on weekends.

21 Simmons Road, Perkiomenville, (610) 754-0006

BLACK WALNUT WINERY
The tasting room here is in a charming 200-year-old bank barn. There’s a second location in downtown Phoenixville, with a tasting room, a wine bar and live music.

3000 Lincoln Hwy., Coatesville, (610) 857-5566; 260 Bridge St., Phoenixville, (484) 924-8740

CARDINAL HOLLOW WINERY
Visitors will likely find something they’ve never tasted before, thanks to uniquely flavored wines like spicy strawberry, blueberry, jalapeno, and agave nectar. More traditional red and white varieties are also available.

1830 West Point Pike, West Point, Lansdale, (215) 801-2227

CHADDSFORD WINERY
With a focus on dry reds and whites, and sweet wines that pair well with meals, Chaddsford offers daily tastings and flights, plus a host of fun events.

632 Baltimore Pike, Chadds Ford, (610) 388-6221

FLICKERWOOD WINE CELLARS & TWISTED TREATS
This winery’s creations are inspired by the owners’ passion for rock ’n’ roll. You’ll find over 30 whites, reds, blushes and specialty sweet wines.

920 Market St., Oxford, (610) 932-9498

GALER ESTATE VINEYARD & WINERY
Over 70 percent of the grapes used at Galer Estate come from its own vineyards. The arty tasting room is open on weekends.

700 Folly Hill Road, Kennett Square, (484) 899-8013

GRACE WINERY
Located in a transformed 1750s barn, the tasting room is open daily.

50 Sweetwater Road, Glen Mills, (610) 459-4711, 

J. MAKI WINERY
The only winery in the U.S. to win a gold medal for champagne from the prestigious Vinalies Internationales, J. Maki makes red, white and ice wines, plus champagne.

200 Grove Road, Elverson, (610) 286-7754

KARAMOOR ESTATE VINEYARDS
The vintage wines made here include Cabernet Franc, chardonnay, meritage, merlot and sauvignon blanc. The tasting room is open by appointment only.

40 E. Skippack Pike, Fort Washington, (215) 641-0233

KREUTZ CREEK VINEYARDS
This vineyard specializes in dry and semi-dry red and white wines. Look for evening concerts and other events.

553 S. Guernsey Road, West Grove, (610) 357-0294

PATONE CELLARS
This Italian-style winery’s output is heavily influenced by European blends.

1051 Wickerton Road, Landenberg, (302) 545-7388

PARADOCX VINEYARD
Each weekend, this winery offers custom or selected flights at its tasting room, which offers sweeping views of 100 acres. Run by four physicians, find red, white, rosé and sweet wines.

1833 Flint Hill Road, Landenberg, (610) 255-5684

PENNS WOODS WINERY
This family run, Italian-inspired establishment features a selection of over 20 white, red and rosé wines. All can be sipped in the tasting room or an outdoor patio with views of the winery’s 30 acres.

124 Beaver Valley Road, Chadds Ford, (610) 459-0808

STARGAZERS VINEYARD
Overlooking the Brandywine Creek, Stargazers encourages guests to walk the vineyards where its owners have been planting grapes for their traditional-style wines since 1979.

1024 Wheatland Drive, Coatesville, (610) 486-0422, 

STONE BARN CELLARS WINERY
The environmentally friendly Stone Barn Cellars resides in a 100-year-old bank barn that features an indoor tasting room and an outdoor deck. You can sample over 20 dry and sweet wines, or cool down with a peach or strawberry wine slushie in the summer. 3050 Pottstown Pike, Spring City, (484) 985-8077

STONE & KEY CELLARS
Create a your own custom wine by choosing and crushing the grapes and designing and filling the bottles. Stone & Key also has a tasting room that features wines made from grapes in California, Washington and Chile.

435 Doylestown Road, Montgomeryville, (215) 855-4567

VA LA VINEYARDS
Specializing in four signature wines made from a blend of Northern Italian and French-inspired grapes, this Chester County winery resides in a charming 19th-century barn.

8820 Gap Newport Pike, Avondale, (610) 268-2702

WAYVINE VINEYARD AND WINERY
With over 12,000 grapevines in 11 different varieties, Wayvine has been developing its own the red, white and rosé vintages for nearly a decade. You can sip varietals at the tasting room, open Friday evenings and Saturday and Sunday afternoons. 4374 Forge Road, Nottingham, (610) 220-0128

DISTILLERIES

BLUEBIRD DISTILLING
Bluebird produces a wide array of spirits, including bourbon, gin, vodka, dark and sugarcane rums, and single-malt, wheat, rye and white rye whiskeys. Sip them straight, or try them in a number of creative cocktails.

100 Bridge St., Phoenixville, (610) 933 7827

BOARDROOM SPIRITS
Boardroom has quickly gained a loyal following thanks to extraordinary creations like its funky “periodic table” spirits made with fruits and vegetables, which are classified as brandies. Flavors include apple, beet and carrot. You’ll find more traditional options like vodka, rum, gin and triple sec, too. Try them through takeout or delivery Monday through Saturday 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.

575 W. Third St., Lansdale, (267) 642-9961

BRANDYWINE BRANCH DISTILLERY & BISTRO
Located in a converted barn near French Creek State Park, this craft distiller is known for its botanical gins and bourbons. Grains are fermented on-site in fermenters made from the wood of old-growth Douglas firs. Grab a bottle, or sit down for a cocktail at the bistro.

350 Warwick Road, Elverson, (610) 901-3668

FIVE SAINTS DISTILLING
This Norristown distiller runs the gamut, from vodka to white whiskey. But Five Saints’ true standouts are its award-winning Tuscan-style gin and blood-orange liqueur. Unique offerings include a raspberry-lavender absinthe and maple-bourbon butter-pecan rum.

129 E. Main St., Norristown, (610) 279-5364

MANATAWNY STILL WORKS
Named after a native Lenape tribe, Manatawny derives from a word that means “the place we meet to drink.” At its industrial-chic location, visitors can find award-winning aged, un-aged and seasonal spirits, including whiskey, rum, gin and vodka, along with specialty collaborations with local food purveyors.

320 Circle of Progress Drive, Pottstown, (484) 624-8271

MERMAID SPIRITS
Founded by a trained research scientist with a degree in food biochemistry, Mermaid Spirits produces vodka, white and aged rums, and bourbons.

2052 County Line Road, Huntingdon Valley, (215) 355-5304

PENNSYLVANIA DISTILLING COMPANY
Harkening back to the spirits that were made when Pennsylvania was still a colony, this distiller produces rye whiskies, vodka, white and gold rum, and gin. To match the historically inspired names, bottles feature iconic Pennsylvania symbols like the keystone, the Liberty Bell and the Betsy Ross flag.

50 Three Run Road, Malvern, (484) 568-4920. 

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