20 Top Breweries, Wineries and Distilleries with Takeout, Delivery or Socially Distant Experiences Near Philly
It’s a little tricky to drink in the city right now, but that’s just a good excuse for a road trip. Some of the best breweries, wineries and distilleries in the Northeast are located right outside the city in the scenic small towns and farmland of Bucks County, quickly becoming a mecca for beverage enthusiasts of all stripes. Not only are these producers some of the best in the game and offering special editions and experiences worth making the trip, but most importantly, they’ve stepped up their social distancing measures to ensure visitors stay safe while partaking. So this weekend, grab your mask and treat yourself with one or a few of the best brews, wines and spirits within driving distance of Philly.
Bucks County Brewery
Bucks County Brewery has it all: a great selection of beer, wine, and even hard cider just in time for the holidays. They are currently offering both outdoor seating (with live music and barbecue regularly) and online ordering for pick up at their location in Pipersville. They’re conveniently located right next to Hewn Spirits, if you’re also looking to satisfy a whiskey fan in your household.
Free Will Brewing Company
Free Will Brewing Company has multiple locations, including Perkasie and Lahaska, and is also delivering to all of Pennsylvania. Free Will is known for having something for everybody. They offer a wide selection of sours, saisons, stouts and fresh IPAs. Check them out in person while exploring these beautiful Bucks small towns, then order from home and enjoy free shipping if your order is over $85!
Great Barn Brewery
Great Barn Brewery is the first farm-based microbrewery in Bucks County. Their farm-to-glass commitment further enhances your brewery experience, as they are passionate about connecting to nature through brewing. You can order online and pick it up right at the farm in New Hope.
Moss Mill Brewing
With a beautiful outdoor beer garden, this Huntingdon Valley brewing company is a great place to try high-quality brews—or bring them home to enjoy with family and friends. Moss Mill Brewing offers drinks and food to go, including more than 20 collaboration beers with Pennsylvania breweries to showcase their PA pride.
Naked Brewing Company
Naked Brewing Company has two locations in Briston and Huntingdon Valley, and offers a variety of local beer and IPAs to try out. Their laidback attitude gives their company a West Coast vibe, but their IPAs and beer selections are local and all about PA pride. Buy beer to go from Naked Brewing’s online store and enjoy the taste of local handcrafted brews from the comfort of your home.
Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company
Neshaminy Creek’s JAWN Pale Ale is the perfect menu item to show your Philly pride, but they also serve meads, ciders, cocktails and wine. You can get their ultra hip craft beers for pick up (including half kegs and sixtels!) from their locations in Croydon or New Hope.
Second Sin Brewing
Order Crowlers to go from Second Sin Brewing and pick them up from their Bucks County location in Bristol. Explore Second Sin’s highly curated menu, with brews inspired by a variety of European brewing centers with a local twist.
Tilt ‘Em Back Brewing
Founded by two brothers who literally built this brewery with their own hands, Tilt ‘Em Back Brewing is offering take out from their location at Chalfont. So pick one up, tilt it back and enjoy their specialty IPAs and more. Try their special anniversary brew next time you’re picking up.
This Bensalem brewing company is the perfect place to get your beer fix while staying safe. The creators of the “No One Likes Us, We Don’t Care” IPA, Broken Goblet Brewing, are offering delivery and pick up from their online ordering menu, so check it out now to get your favorite Philly-inspired IPA or Pilsner.
The Proper Brewing
This upbeat Quakertown pub is another option for your next beer run in Bucks County. Pick up their 4 for $25 to-go cans, or pick out your favorite from their list of IPAs and local ales. From beer to a variety of wine and ciders, Proper Brewing has something for everybody. They have a great takeout food menu to pair with any drink of choice.
Iron Hill Brewery
Iron Hill Brewery is offering takeout at their many locations across Pennsylvania. Check out the Philly Phavorite IPA for a locally inspired taste. Iron Hill has craft beer and great food, all available for curbside pickup and delivery, so it really is the perfect opportunity to get a taste of local food and drinks.
Tower Hill Brewery
Tower Hill Brewery is at the forefront of brewing in Pennsylvania, and offers flights for sampling from their always-interesting catalogue. They’ve recently opened for limited indoor dining as well, so you can dig into their Polish-inspired hometown favorites, paired with a pretty sophisticated wine list.
The Vault Brewery
The Vault is doing dine in, takeout, local delivery and shipping to all of PA, so there’s really no reason why you can’t sample some of these truly ambitious brews. Their reputation rests on their fruity, hazy IPAs and pale ales, but try the Bird in Hand, a pastry stout conditioned with vanilla beans, cinnamon and coffee, if you’re feeling indulgent. Plus, it’s not just a landmark for beer enthusiasts. Their personal pizzas—ranging from wild mushroom to duck and apple to brown sugar buffalo—are worth the trip (or the click) as well.
Bishop Estate Vineyard and Winery
Bishop Estate is a beautiful farm with multiple locations for private wine tastings, where their expert winemaker guides you through six wines to help you learn more about your palate. This family owned Perkasie Vineyard and Winery has racked up a wine cabinet’s worth of hits (the Dad’s Hat rye whiskey barrel-aged Cabernet is the best of PA in a glass) which can either be delivered or picked up.
Crossing Vineyards and Winery
The award-winning Crossing Vineyards and Winery is offering different group packages on tastings featuring a thorough exploration of their acclaimed wines from their 200-year-old estate and vineyard in Newtown (all necessary COVID-19 safety precautions are observed throughout). They’re also offering pick-up and delivery. Check out their online shop and look through their wide variety of wines available.
Rose Bank Winery
Another historic Newtown Winery, Rose Bank was built on land originally belonging to William Penn, and today crafts accessible French-style wines for every palate. They offer private tasting for groups of eight or more, with six or seven wines paired with cheeses, snacks and dessert, or curbside pick up for a dinner at home.
Sand Castle Winery
Founded in 1974, Sand Castle Winery is part of the relatively young history of East Coast viticulture, pioneering a fusion of European and American techniques using estate-grown grapes to help create a uniquely Pennsylvanian style. For only $15 an hour, travel to their 72 acre estate overlooking the Delaware River to enjoy 13 different wines. You can also order wine and have it delivered right to your door. From Rosé to Chardonnay, Sand Castle has something for everybody and is one of many great options for safely getting alcohol in Bucks County.
Triple Sun Spirits
Founded in 2016, Triple Sun Spirits has been serving up spirits to Bucks County for just a few years, but has already become a local favorite. It’s just $20 for a private tour of their Emmaus distillery and guided sampling of their spirits. They are also offering delivery and takeout from their Newtown location.
Located in Bensalem on the nation’s oldest highway, you can pick up your favorite spirits directly from 1675 Spirits or get them shipped right to your doorstep. Enjoy old world style recipes from your own home while supporting local business in their time of need.
Dad’s Hat Rye Whiskey
The iconic Dad’s Hat Rye Whiskey prides themselves on their farm-to-bottle process, but they can now also be considered farm to bottle to your doorstep with shipping available anywhere in Pennsylvania. Located in Bristol, order your favorite spirits online and have them shipped to your door.
From rum to whiskey, you can get it all from Hewn Spirits, but a consistent through-line is their emphasis on locally grown grains and unique methods of wood-aging. They’re offering delivery and takeout from their Bucks County location in Lahaska. Drink local and order a variety of spirits to have shipped or picked up.This is a paid partnership between Visit Bucks County and Philadelphia Magazine's City/Studio