Brewery Hopping in Lancaster
The UK’s craft beer scene has grown a great deal over the past few years with more and more people exploring different options when it comes to grabbing a pint. A whole host of taprooms and brewery tours are now available in lots of cities and Lancaster is one of them. Impress your mates or a date and support local breweries offering tasty locally produced beers what more could you want? Here of some of the Districts top breweries:
Lancaster Brewery is home to the four popular beers Lancaster Blonde, Amber, Red and Black. This range is served all over the UK and as far afield as Latvia and China. The brewery is open daily as a tap house for people to sample a pint, or you can book on a tour and see the brewing process for yourself.
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"It’s the blink and you miss it beer; gulped down real quick beer. Well balanced and probably perfection-on-cask beer. It’s retro and it knows it – just look at the label, but look again, it’s simple and bold and altogether modern when compared to others of its style. That label is classic yet clean just like the liquid within. And with that, the sweet biscuit malts and soft lemon citrus refreshment has disappeared. Time to open another." – Rach, Look At Brew . . . Photo credit: @rach_lookatbrew #lancasterbrewery #lancasterale #lancasterbeer #lancasterblonde #buylocalbeer #drinklocal #goodpeopledrinkgoodbeer #blondeale #beerreview #lookatbrew
Accidental Brewery is a cosy brewery and micropub located in a converted stables building, which dates back to the 18th century. Offering a total of 10 craft keg lines and 2 cask, real ale pumps. They serve a selection of their own fresh beers, brewed on site and other guest draught and cask beers so you will not be stuck for choice.
Farm Yard Ales is an independent beer factory, situated on a 6th generation family farm in Cockerham. Using their own natural mineral water, found 51 meters (height of Nelson’s Column) below the soil, the best whole English malt is then crushed in-house to ensure it’s fresher than a penguin’s beak. Farm Yard Ales also use the best hops on the planet and millions of them. There is a fully licensed Tap Room above the cold store, which is open to the public every weekend. So why not pop by for a pint.
The Borough Brewery is a project born out of a passion for quality beer. With four core beers brewed throughout the year for you to enjoy as well as a variety of reoccurring specials and new additions. To produce their range they combine the highest quality ingredients and a genuine love of beer. The Borough Brewery have won a massive 7 industry awards so far already with lots more to come.
Kirkby Lonsdale Brewery Co Ltd was established February 2009. The company owners all share a passion for real ale and were keen to re-establish a local brewery. Kirkby Lonsdale has had brewing at its heart for centuries until the trade had all but died out. After many months of planning and preparation, the brewery was finally installed by Porter Brewing Company and is situated at the Old Station Yard, Kirkby Lonsdale. Since opening the brewery has become increasingly popular with beer now reaching all across the North of England and the opening of their very our own beer barn in the heart of the town.
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Today we've been busy brewing our lastest and very popular beer 'Pennine Ambler' for every pint sold 10p goes to the National Trails for the upkeep of the Pennine Way. #brewery #brewday #pennineway #pennines #hops #beer #walkers #hikers #footpath #kirkbylonsdale #kirkbylonsdalebrewery #beer #realale #10p #instacause #cascade #hoppy #amberale #royalbarn #charlesfaram #emmadickinsonphotography
Cross Bay Brewing Co beers are brewed using premium, natural ingredients in order to give a great, distinctive taste. Combining skilful brewing, creativity and innovation to produce a varied range of permanent and seasonal cask ales. Head to the Brew House Bar at their Morecambe premises, and be served a range of fantastic Cross Bay beers, or if beer is not your thing enjoy gins, wines and spirits.
If none of these satisfy you visit the Eat and Drink section on our website for a variety of places to choose from.