For lovers of locally-made brews and craft beverages, there's one trail in the Poconos you don't want to miss: the Pocono Beverage Trail! There are wineries, vineyards and distilleries to visit as well as an impressive array of fantastic Pocono breweries. Take a seat in a spacious tasting room to sample a just-poured, brewed-on-site beverage, or grab a growler with your favorite beer to go. At Pocono Mountains breweries, long-time expertise and local ingredients make for distinct drinks you have to try.

Breweries in the Poconos also host special events, live music, happy hours and festivals plus tours so you can learn more about the beer-making process first-hand. Ready to get started? Browse the brewers below and consult a handy map of ten brewery locations located throughout our four counties. Remember to always drink responsibly and plan for transportation beforehand. See how many Pocono brewing companies you can stop by during your trip!

Poconos Breweries Map

Pocono Breweries Map

 


 

Wayne County Breweries

Wayne County Breweries

Here & Now Brewing Company

Located on Honesdale's Main Street, Here & Now Brewing Company is inspired by the seasons and the area’s resources, with a rotating tap list highlighting the best brews of the present moment. While many beers are brewed on a 7-barrel, steam system, a 1-barrel system allows the brewery to experiment with wild and whimsical ideas. Here & Now is also a great place to grab a meal, with everything on the food menu made in house from scratch.

Second District Brew Farm

Homegrown fruits and spices, barrel aging and mixed fermentation techniques make the brewing process at Second District Brew Farm in Milanville unique, as does its pastoral location. The taproom is open weekends from Memorial Day through Labor Day and overlooks 100 acres of beautiful rolling hills. The property is also an amazing wedding venue! With a functioning vineyard as well as a brew farm on site, Second District has lots of experimental and one-of-a-kind beverages to choose from.

Wallenpaupack Brewing Company

Just off the shores of Lake Wallenpaupack sits a brewery that’s been making waves in the industry. Wallenpaupack Brewing Company features dynamic craft beer with unique tastes brewed on-site. A robust food menu is available that includes locally-sourced flavors and ingredients, and you don’t want to miss their Sunday brunch! Keep an eye out for special brews and events during community festivals in the area like Wally Lake Fest.


Pike County Breweries

Pike County Breweries

Jam Room Brewing Company

The crew at Jam Room Brewing Company is “pouring the soundtrack to our lives." A group of friends with a passion for beer and music brought to life this one-of-a-kind business. Enjoy great music in a laid-back atmosphere at the brand new property and tasting room in Newfoundland, PA. Sampie pale ale, porter, stout or cider, all crafted with local ingredients.


Monroe County Breweries

Monroe County Breweries

Barley Creek Brewing Company

The original Poconos brewpub, Barley Creek Brewing Company in Tannersville, PA has been an area staple for over two decades. Beers are brewed right on site in a full grain mash brewer and served through a glycol chilled tap system. There’s a small batch distillery on the property as well and a food menu you won’t want to miss. Daily brewery tours are available; call ahead to arrange a special tour for groups.

Mountain View Brewing Company

Make your way to this summit just outside Stroudsburg to enjoy a drink and a panoramic view from the beautiful wrap-around deck. Mountain View Brewing Company is a brewery, winery and distillery, so you’ll find brews, vintages and spirits to suit every taste. Their house-made beers feature different bodies made with sustainable elements. Events, tastings and tours are offered throughout the year, and the on-site bistro features small bites, sandwiches and flatbreads. Stop by on Tuesdays for half-price growler fills!

Pocono Brewery Company

Located in Swiftwater, Pocono Brewery Company serves up authentic brewed beer, wood-fired pizza, house wines and more. Take a sip of craft beer inspired by the region like Pokawachne Golden Ale, 570 Oatmeal Stout and Mauch Chunk Pale Lager. Schedule a tour with the award-winning head brewer, complete with a beer flight sampling.

ShawneeCraft Brewing Company

“True to nature, true to the craft” is ShawneeCraft Brewing Company's motto. The Tap Room serves up to 14 craft beers and hard seltzers on tap in addition to canned and bottle-aged beers and local wines. Munch on pizza, pretzels and garlic knots from the taproom menu. Pull an Adirondack chair up to a firepit in the expansive Beer Garden and enjoy live music from local artists every weekend.


Carbon County Breweries

Carbon County Breweries

Bright Path Brewing

Looking for a craft brewery and taproom in the historic town of Jim Thorpe? Open Friday through Sunday evenings, Bright Path Brewing focuses on lager and session beer. You'll find creations like McGowan’s Cream Ale and Pisgah Mountain Brew chalked up on the tap list. Sample the wide variety of brews on tap or pick up crowlers, kegs and cans to-go.

Cave Brewing Company - Tasting Room

A great place to meet friends for a drink, the Cave Brewing Company - Tasting Room in Lehighton offers something for everyone. From the fruity Cave d'Bear to the to the silky smooth Foggy Mountain Morning Imperial Stout, choose from a frequently-updated selection of ales, lagers and hard seltzers on draft and packaged to-go, plus wine and cocktails.


While in the Pocono Mountains, don't miss the chance to treat your taste buds to a delicious, hand-crafted beer! There's always something new on tap at local breweries along the Pocono Beverage Trail. Want a look behind the scenes? Watch the video below to find out what a day in the life of a brewer looks like as Pocono Television Network visits Wallenpaupack Brewing Company.

Don't forget to check out more nightlife and spirits available in the Poconos and keep an eye on food and drink events to sign up for tastings, tours and more. Find a place to stay and enjoy the many things to do in the area.

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