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Lancaster Brewing Company

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Lancaster Brewing CompanyLancaster Brewing Company
BEER AVG
3.62/5
Based on:
32 Beers
4,867 Hads
Place Score: 88
Reviews: 79
Visits: 151
Avg: 3.92
pDev: n/a
Taps: 12
Bottles: 6
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

302 N. Plum St.
Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 17602
United States
phone: (717) 391-6258 | map
www.lancasterbrewing.com

Notes:
Place added by: BeerAdvocate

Hours as of April 2014:
Kitchen - 11:30 - 10 pm Sunday through Thursday
11:30 - 10:30 pm Friday and Saturday
Bar - 11:30 - Midnight Sunday through Thursday
11:30 - 2 am Friday and Saturday

To-Go: 6 packs, 22oz Bombers, Screw Top and Flip Top Growlers, Kegs, Cases, and Sixtels
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Reviews: 79 | Visits: 151
Reviews by PopeDX:
Photo of PopeDX
4.2/5  rDev +7.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4.5

The place formerly known as LMBC was the first stop of the 2 day mega central PA brewery tour. Stoudt's was to be first, but they don't open 'til 12:00, we were there 11:30ish. Oh well, that was the only stop that we'd been to before, so no big loss.

So we get to LBC like noonish, muscle up to the bar. Liking the whole former warehouse thing they have going on, and the brewhouse being sort of below you. We split a sampler because of the amount of beers on tap (9?), plus a cask of Milk Stout/Hop Hog. A lot of lagers on tap, all solid, none too exciting. The beers we're familiar with are sort of new again, so much better fresh from the source. There's a real nice couple next to us, we talk about great places in Philly and Reading, and I recommend the infamous chocolate-covered strawberry. If you don't know what this is, well what the hell is wrong with you? They loved it, and the guy wasn't a fruit beer guy even.

But I digress. The service was awesome, our bartender was very nice, and the food was fantastic. I had the lamb burger, done to perfection, and my wonderful ladyfriend had the chicken wrap.

Finished up our little glasses and we were on the road again...right to our main destination...

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More User Reviews:
Photo of dljames10
3.69/5  rDev -5.9%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Photo of mk66
3.34/5  rDev -14.8%
vibe: 2.75 | quality: 3.5 | service: 2.75 | selection: 4

Photo of pep
4.25/5  rDev +8.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.75

Photo of schroeder1200
3.86/5  rDev -1.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4

Photo of cmv60
3.71/5  rDev -5.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of therealJAYZ
4.15/5  rDev +5.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of ShanePB
3.83/5  rDev -2.3%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of NolanWilliamson
4.48/5  rDev +14.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of Winfred
4.23/5  rDev +7.9%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.75

Great food and vibe, but the clientele left much to be desired. I had the meatloaf on mashed potatoes with the milk stout gravy and carrots, and it was excellent. The beer was also great.

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Photo of DrBier
4/5  rDev +2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of LehighAce06
3.89/5  rDev -0.8%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

Photo of Yellolab2010
3.74/5  rDev -4.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

Photo of Craft_Imperial
3.68/5  rDev -6.1%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.25 | food: 4

Photo of Knapp85
3.59/5  rDev -8.4%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 2.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

Photo of Jake_eff
2.68/5  rDev -31.6%
vibe: 2.25 | quality: 2.75 | service: 2.75 | selection: 2.75 | food: 2.5

Poor service. Had three different waiters/waitresses.

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4.36/5  rDev +11.2%

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4/5  rDev +2%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

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3.52/5  rDev -10.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of Treyphan9
4/5  rDev +2%

Photo of PorterThwarter
3.45/5  rDev -12%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3

Photo of ejwright02
4.55/5  rDev +16.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

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Lancaster Brewing Company in Lancaster, PA
88 out of 100 based on 79 ratings.