The Cold Ones: Delaware County’s Best Brewpubs

Beer dringing Millennials

We are grateful for sunny days, open pools, and cold brews with good food! Check out these local Delco brew pubs for the very best in craft beers and locally sourced ingredients for some of the freshest tastes around. Plus, if you can’t get out right now, consider purchasing an online gift card for dining at a later date.

Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant at 30 East State Street in Media focuses on crisp, fresh-tasting beer while using many of their ales in food prep as a glaze or as extra punch of flavor. Try their new menu (including craft make-at-home meal kits!) for a new twist on classic favorites. Food and beer available via takeout, curbside pickup, or delivery. Check out Iron Hill’s other locations across PA, too!

Sterling Pig Beer at 609 West State Street in Media knows how important beer is to your summer, so they began to ship beer anywhere in PA with their new service, Pig on the Fly, so you can enjoy their brews like Shoat Pilsner, This Little Piggy Simcoe, and Piggy Stardust without even leaving the house!

Award-winning 2SP Brewing at 120 Concord Rd in Aston knows beer brewed in Delco is for those passionate about their craft beer. 2SP is why we can have nice things during a summer of unknowns, because their beers are a steady remainder of carefully crafted ingredients that lend themselves to a perfect final pint (or can) of awesome. Try beers like the juicy Back & Forth, amber lager Delco, or any of their other fine ales. Don’t miss their collaboration with Wawa for a coffee stout in the winter.

If you don’t know McKenzie Brew House, you should. Located 1 mile south Rt 202 and Rt 1 in Glen Mills, this brew house serves up excellent food and beer, like the Emergency Golf Match Amber Ale, the Belgian-style Brandywine Wit, and the Saison Vautour Farmhouse Ale. Plus try their healthy, savory Buddha Bowls. They also have daily take-out specials, like Seafood Cakes and Gin & Basil Grapefruit Breeze, Enchilada Fiesta and Margaritas, or their New Orleans Weekend Dinner Package. Check out the Malvern and Devon locations too!

If you are looking for some straight up no-messing-around beer, check out The Larimer Beer Company in Chester. Their small batch brewery and taproom is located on the Chester Riverfront at 15 Engle Street. Enjoy your beer shipped, via curbside pickup or takeout, and you can even enjoy small bites and beer, plus craft hard seltzer and experimental fruit sours in their taproom.

*Please check with each brew pub regarding beer availability, delivery, current hours, food/beer takeout and indoor dining, mask requirements, social distancing, and other COVID-19 protocols. Please respect the establishments that you visit.

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