There’s something brewing in York County that fans of frothy, cold craft beer should not miss. The YoCo Brew Trail is the stuff of a beer lover’s dream, and fulfillment of the fantasy begins by picking up an official YoCo Brew Trail passport. The free, physical guide is your ticket to explore the area’s impressive lineup of breweries. Collect 10 stamps to snag a cool, commemorative beer glass.
But the best prize is the discovery of new flavors that reflect the skill and creativity of local brewers who take pride in their craft. The trail has grown to include a dozen great brew pubs for your sampling pleasure:
- 1873 Brewing
- Legal Remedy Brewing
- Legal Remedy Brewing Riverwalk
- Amor Artis Brewing
- Carolina Brew Supply
- Dust Off Brewing
- Lake Wylie Brewing Fort Mill
- Lake Wylie Brewing Rock Hill
- Model A Brewing
- Replay Brewing
- Rock Hill Brewing
- Slow Play Brewing
Here's how it works:
1) Pick up a YoCo Brew Trail passport at any participating brewery.
2) Visit at least 10 YoCo Brew Trail locations and collect a passport stamp at each stop.
Be sure to grab a bite to eat at the Anne Springs Close Greenway Canteen when picking up your pint glass. For a special treat, veer slightly off the YoCo Brew Trail to check out two of its recommended additional stops. The Sleeping Giant Distillery is steeped in history as York County's first legal distillery since Prohibition. Small-batch craft spirits are the specialty here. If you have a penchant for hard cider, a visit to Windy Hill Orchard and Cidery is a must. If you're not sure you'll like hard cider, stop in anyway. Chances are excellent that you'll walk in curious and walk out a fan.