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Breweries and Distilleries

Breweries and Distilleries in Erie 

The history of breweries in the greater Erie region is deep and rich. The first local brewery , the Eagle Brewery, opened its doors more than 200 years ago—36 years before the city of Erie was even incorporated. The Eagle Brewery was purchased by Jackson Koehler in 1883, which became the Jackson Koehler branch of The Erie Brewing Company in 1899. Although the brewery has long since closed, more than 90 breweries would open from that time up until 1920 when Prohibition came into effect. Today, Erie is a popular destination for microbreweries, each offering their own distinct take on craft beer with creative brewing techniques, flavors and names.

Lake Erie Ale Trail

The Erie and PA Great Lakes region is home to 13 breweries that make up the Lake Erie Ale Trail. Each member brewery refines its beer from simple ingredients, mixing in a passion for the craft with a personable twist that gives uniqueness to an ever-expanding assortment of flavors, styles and funky names such as Erie Ale Works’ Keyboard Warrior and Lavery Brewing’s Neverending Hopstopper. Grab a growler, crowler, or a pint today!

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Craft Distilleries

Let the spirits move you at Erie’s craft distilleries. Erie is home to two great distilleries: Altered State Distillery and Erie Distillery. Altered State Distillery is a local craft distillery and music venue with a spacious outdoor patio, perfect for sipping one of their seasonal crafted cocktails like a Summer Breeze or a Smoked Old Fashioned, all while enjoying live local music. Altered State manufactures award-winning blended whiskey, rye whiskey, bourbon, barrel aged rum, gin, vodka, and double oaked whiskey with craft syrups made from local fresh ingredients. Erie Distillery is a post-prohibition, craft distillery and cocktail bar that specializes in specialty distilled spirits such as apple pie or hot pepper moonshine, in-house premium cocktails and a local selection of craft drinks from the area’s finest breweries, distilleries and wineries. Stop by and explore new tastes as well as dive into the exciting history of liquor making and distribution inside a casual, friendly atmosphere.

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Altered State Distillery

814-790-9822
1535 West 8th Street
Erie, PA 16505
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Arundel Cellars & Brewing Company

814-725-1079
11727 East Main Road
North East, PA 16428
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Black Monk Brewery

814-616-8659
3721 West 12th Street
Erie, PA 16506

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Erie Ale Works

814-314-9089
416 West 12th Street
Erie, PA 16501

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Erie Distillery

814-746-7826
1101 Peninsula Drive
Suite 205
Erie, PA 16505

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Five & 20 Spirits & Brewing / Mazza Chautauqua Cellars

716-793-9463
8398 West Route 20
Westfield, NY 14787
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John Russell Brewing Company

814-866-2337
7520 Peach Street
Erie, PA 16509

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Lavery Brewing Company

814-454-0405
128 West 12th Street
Erie, PA 16501
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Nostrovia Brewing Company

814-315-0916
4415 East Lake Road
Erie, PA 16511
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Riverside Brewing Company

814-813-5005
1 Fountain Avenue
Cambridge Springs, PA 16403
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The Brewerie at Union Station

814-454-2200
123 West 14th Street
Erie, PA 16501
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Twisted Elk Brewery

814-402-1590
10139 West Lake Road
Lake City, PA 16423

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U Pick 6 Harbor House

814-616-8106
4454 Buffalo Road
Erie, PA 16510
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U Pick 6 Public House

814-520-8495
4575 West Ridge Road
Erie, PA 16506
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U Pick 6 Tap House - Newly Remodeled!

814-520-5419
333 State Street
Erie, PA 16507
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Voodoo Brewery

814-337-3676
215 1/2 Arch Street
Meadville, PA 16335

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Voodoo Brewery - Erie

814-520-6990
101 Boston Store Place
Erie, PA 16501
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