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Best B&B for Beer Lovers Award!

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Our 1777 Americana Inn Bed & Breakfast has been named a Top B&B for Beer Lovers by You can view the article here. This award was featured in their weekly newsletter to over 1 million travelers and will also be featured on their website and social media.  We are proud to be one of only six Bed & Breakfasts nationwide to receive this award for 2015. If you have yet to experience our trifecta of Beer, Bed & Breakfast, book your stay now and see what all the excitement is about!

1777 Americana Inn is Best B&B for beer lovers 2015


July 12th Will Be Our Second Food and Beer Pairing

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Our 2nd food and beer pairing has been announced and will be held on July 12th, 2015. Details on our facebook page, limited seating and tickets are sellling fast!

Sixth Tap Competition Summer 2015

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Sixth Tap Competition is set to kick off June 1st through July 31st, 2015. The recipient of the entry fees will be The Special Olympics. Please submit your applications and fee by July 19th, 2015 and two bottled samples of your beer by July 31, 2015. This competition is BREWER’S CHOICE and the winner will brew their creation with Bob at the Black Forest Brewery.

Click here to download the entry form.

After completing you can send the form to us by scanning & emailing to or send it via regular mail to: Black Forest Brewery 301 West Main St. Ephrata PA 17522.

June 2015 Menu & Events

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The Irish Red Ale Competition Tap is kicked and the 5 O’clock Heffy is back in action!

Click here for a taste of what’s happening at the Black Forest Brewery in June & beyond.

Beer Special

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Kick the Keg and Bring Back the 5 o’clock Heffie: $3.00 Irish Red Ale while supplies last!

And as always 1/2 Price Appetizers and $1.00 off drafts from 5 – 7 on Thursdays!

Thursday Night Happy Hour

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Thursday night happy hour from 5 – 7. . includes 1/2 price appetizers and $1.00 off drafts.

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Have a look at another honorable mention we recently received on the website: The modern day bed & brewpub

Mother’s Day & Other News

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  • Mother’s Day Special, May 7 to May 10th — Free dessert, while supplies last!
  • Starting this week — Half off Snack Menu and $1.00 off Drafts Thursday from 5 to 7!
  • Trail Side (our outdoor patio) is officially open for business — see you soon!

Black Forest Brewery in the News!

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Black Forest Brewery has been making headlines as of late! Check out some of our recent honorable mentions:

  • Fly Magazine Black Forest Brewery: Traditional Beers in Ephrata 
  • Ephrata Review – Black Forest’s first pairing dinner this Sunday
  • Reading Eagle – Black Forest Brewery offers a room with a brew


Irish/English Pub Food & Brew and The Savory Gourmet

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Tickets for the Irish/English Pub Food and Brew pairings are going quickly. Please contact Denise at or call 717-721-9268.

Just a reminder . . The Savory Gourmet will be at the Black Forest Brewery on March 14th from 6:00 – 9:00 pm for free samplings of exotic meats and cheeses.