Lancaster Brewing Company | Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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Lancaster Brewing Company
Exceptional based on 40 ratings
Type: Brewpub (see listing)

302 N. Plum Street
Lancaster, Pennsylvania United States 17602 [ print map ]
717 391 6258

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Hours: 11:30-10pm Sunday - Thursday 11:30-10:30 Friday and Saturday. Bar open until Midnight Sunday - Thursday and till 2am Friday and Saturday


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Beer Available At Lancaster Brewing Company (arranged by most recent)
Lancaster Double Chocolate Milk Stout 95, Lancaster Imperial Jo , Lancaster Hop Buggy Amber Ale 39, Lancaster Shoo-Fly Porter 49, Lancaster Boss Hog 91, Lancaster Black Boar IPA 71, Lancaster Billy Bock , Lancaster Winter Warmer 82, Lancaster Kolsch 44, Lancaster Hop Hog IPA 82, Lancaster Milk Stout 93, Lancaster Oktoberfest 43, Lancaster Celtic Rose 35, Lancaster Lager 25, Lancaster Gold Star Pilsner 40, Lancaster Fest Beer 28, Lancaster Country Cream Ale 31, Lancaster Baked Pumpkin Ale 78, Lancaster Hefe Weizen 83
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40 reviews for Lancaster Brewing Company
 Ambiance  73%
 Service  69%
 Selection  64%
 Food  71%
 Value  70%
 Overall  72%
 Rating  74%
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  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 13/20
DiarmaidBHK  (732) Pennsylvania | July 10, 2011
Located in what looks like an old warehouse that they installed a micro-brewery in and then took the rest of it and made it into a restaurant. When the bar area gets loud, it gets very loud indeed. They had 9-10 things on tap and they mix together the Strawberry wheat and the Lancaster Milk stout and call it a Chocolate covered strawberry, Word to the wise, if you order a sampler they will give you 12 6oz. beers so pace yourself, i.e. an entire Phillies game, or bring a DD. Also it costs $18 which means its dinner as well. Most of the beers were solid. I canít recall any that utterly sucked. I though the Hop Hog and the Hefe were at the head of the class. As for ambiance it definitely has a neighborhood bar kind of vibe to it although if I saw one more hefe being served with an orange, I was going to scream very, very loudly.
70
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 14/20
Braudog  (699) Hampton, Virginia | July 8, 2007
July 2007 - Return visit after many years. Stopped by for an after-lunch draft. Service was very friendly and johnny-on-the-spot. Beers were good, too. Didnít eat. Would definitely visit again when in the area.
70
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 13/20
BeerandBlues2  (629) Hanover, Maryland | January 28, 2013
The bar area was a bit dark but there were at least 15 beers on tap, some solid, others palatable. The food was fine, but not spectacular. Our server was mostly attentive.
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  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 12/20
Sammy  (541) Toronto, Ontario | June 27, 2008
Lancaster is a middle class small city of 100,000 that has some conferences and is a throughfare for other travellers on the I-95. . Not much to do in the town, but now that there is an Iron Hill, it will likely get even more traffic. The place is a decent size, though most patrons by 9 pm were drinking outside. The basement was where I was for the homebrew monthly meeting. Everyone said hello which shows you the quality of life makes up for a lot of big city ammenities. The beers were about the same quality as the bottles, average. Service was friendly and alert without being meddling. Decor was alright.
72
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 14/20
JoeMcPhee  (502) Toronto, ON, Ontario | May 13, 2008
Rough hewn plank floors, high ceilings and lots of natural light. Itís kind of a rough-around-the-edges, but ultimately friendly type of place. I was stuffed from an earlier meal, so I didnít eat, but my family enjoyed everything they had. We were in a bit of a rush and the server made sure that we got out on time, which was a nice touch. The beers are serviceable, but many of the lagers taste virtually identical. Highlights were the milk stout and the IPA, which is much better on tap than in the bottles. Great prices and a great place to come down a few and enjoy some tasty pub food.
56
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 7/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 11/20
Drake  (474) Free Union, Virginia | July 15, 2010
Located in a big old industrial warehouse. I loved the ambience here because of that and also because my table was right above the brew kettle. Everything else was fairly mediocre. I didnít eat. Service was slightly above average. The sampler was HUGE... 12 5 ounce samplers for $14... not bad for 60 ounces of beer, but they didnít let me get a smaller sampler which was lame. The beer was OK... a couple above average, most average and one was completely foul. Overall, a decent stop, but not great.
60
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup  (352) Citizen of the universe, Denmark | January 13, 2007
A nicely rebuilt old warehouse building with wooden plank floors. The brewery protrudes the restaurant floor. Quite noisy. 8 beers on draft ranging from poor to OK. I had an OK steak, and the service was OK.
68
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 13/20
illinismitty  (279) Nashville, Tennessee | December 6, 2005
Food is average bar fare. Nothing special. The beers were drinkable, but nothing growler worthy. Well, maybe the Milk Stout. However, if I am in town again, I would stop by for another round.
52
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 5/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 11/20
Nate  (272) Indiana, Pennsylvania | January 28, 2004
Definitely worth a stop if you're visiting Amish country or outlet shopping. Several beers on tap and bottles available to take out. Decent pub/restaurant fare. Dining area overlooks lower level brewery operation. During a quiet lunch, I chatted with the brewer (was a weekday). Samplers available.
76
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 16/20
muzzlehatch  (255) Burlington, Vermont | June 18, 2005
My mom wanted to visit Amish country; I wanted to drink; this fits the bill on both counts, being in the heart of the plain peopleís territory. Lancaster itself is not terribly exciting as a city, sorta rundown and post-industrial, but this is a really terrific find in a typical old converted factory a half-mile or so from downtown. Food is just a bit on the upscale side for a brewpub, and quite solid if a bit too amply portioned for most normal humans. Iím really a fan of the beer, especially the milk stout and the Gold Star Pils, one of the best pils Iíve had, period. Prices are good, samplers reasonable, and the ambiance is cool...most of the dining area looks down on the brewery a level below, kinda neat. Worth going a bit out of your way for.

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