Ephrata Breweries

February 23, 2015

If you're planning a visit to Lancaster County, why not take time to enjoy a few of the many local micro-breweries and eateries? With several to choose from just minutes away from the Historic Smithton Inn, you can enjoy the welcoming atmospheres, expertly crafted brews, and delicious food without venturing too far away.


Black Forest Brewery

Proudly brewing true tavern ale, Black Forest Brewery serves both ales and wines. If you're looking for a good meeting spot, whether as tourists or on business, Black Forest Brewery offers you time and space, with snacks available and a full menu that varies. Black Forest Brewery is barely a hop, skip, and a jump away from our inn here in Ephrata!

St. Boniface Craft Brewing Company

Just five minutes from the inn, St. Boniface fills growlers and serves pints and even services draft accounts throughout Lancaster County to share the tastes of their brews with customers across the county. The
food at St. Boniface is made right there in plain view and includes fantastic pizza, Stromboli, sandwiches and salads.
Special Event Alert: Take a look at their website for special events including the super-popular "Bonifest".

Pour Man's Brewery

Located conveniently on North Reading Road (272) less than 2 miles from the Historic Smithton Inn you'll find the AWARD WINNING Pour Man's Brewery. You can choose from over a dozen hand-crafted brews to enjoy with your meal at this hip brew pub.

Tied House

Tied House in Lititz is a wonderful restaurant, "Tied" to St. Boniface Craft Brewery.  Located right on 772 (Broad Street) in the heart of the downtown district, Tied house takes creative food, drinks and atmosphere to the next level.  Their chefs and bartending mixologists are constantly coming up with new and interesting concoctions to satisfy your thirst & hunger.

Columbia Kettle Works at the Iron Spire Complex

Columbia Kettle Works Adamstown is a satellite location for a brewery located in Columbia PA. CKW Ironspire is approximately 15 minutes from the Historic Smithton Inn. This location opened in May 2021 in the former Stoudt’s Brewery building. The venue includes patio seating, indoor seating, and an atrium beer garden complete with cornhole courts and table games. They're adjacent to the Angus Antique Mall. They have a full service pub restaurant in addition to a large selection of beer, wine & mixed drinks. Note that this location is only open on Sunday.

Book Your Getaway at the Historic Smithton Inn

With so many great breweries so close by, it just makes sense to book an overnight or weekend stay at the Historic Smithton Inn!