Gettysburg Brew Tour
Delightful drinkeries and distinguished watering holes
Did you know that beer became prevalent in 1800s Pennsylvania (when whiskey reigned supreme) because of the influx of German immigrants?
Over a million people a year make the trip to Gettysburg to take in the scholarly circuit of one of the country’s most significant battles. However, taking in such grave and eventful information can often work up quite a thirst. Luckily, Adams County brewers have been using locally grown ingredients to create innovative and robust brews for years.
"An amazing addition to my Gettysburg itinerary. Great way to let off steam, meet people, and even learn something."
What is our Gettysburg Brew Tour about?
On our tour, you’ll have a chance to meet like-minded individuals who enjoy soaking up illustrious information nearly as much as they savor taking down a frosty beverage. Naturally, Gettysburg radiates with legends from the Civil War and the various tavern proprietors have instilled the soul of the city into their drinking establishments.
Chances are you’ll learn a tale or two in these vintage alehouses that you missed out on the battlefields. Undoubtedly, you’ll get a feel for local life in Gettysburg, not to mention relishing in a draft or five.
What you will see on this tour:
Our walking tour takes you on a bar crawl of Gettysburg’s most popular pubs, amongst them:
Battlefield Brew Works: Pennsylvania’s oldest brewery and distillery—history in a glass
Ploughman Cider Taproom: Take a walk on the cider side
Mason Dixon Distillery: Sip spirits made from locally-sourced ingredients
Fourscore Beer Co: Sample perfectly-balanced brews
… And many more.
We will stop at each location for a libation while learning the amazing stories behind the historic buildings these saloons are housed in.
Come join us on this amazing tour, and experience a new side of Gettysburg!
"Beer, if drank with moderation, softens the temper, cheers the spirit, and promotes health."
— Thomas Jefferson.
Meeting point address: 452 Baltimore Street
Duration: Approximately 2 hours
Parking: We recommend parking near Baltimore Street. Click below to see options. PLEASE DO NOT PARK IN BRICKHOUSE INN PARKING. You will be towed. THIS IS RESERVED FOR OVERNIGHT GUESTS.
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November 22nd 2023
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November 19th 2023
Please arrive to the designated meeting location before your tour’s start time, or they may leave without you! Your email confirmation will verify map and meeting location.
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Your ticket includes specified tastings or drinks at the listed establishments.
This tour is a walking tour.