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October 8, 2023

4 Lake Chelan Breweries & Cideries To Check Out

Welcome to Lake Chelan! A perfectly painted canvas dotted with some of nature’s most scenic offerings, Chelan is the ideal destination for a getaway overflowing with memories you’ll never forget. Chelan is known for its award-winning wines birthed by the more than 250 acres of grapes sprouted from the region’s fertile soil. Yet, Chelan wines are just the start of delicious adult beverages you’ll find. If wine isn’t your thing, give Lake Chelan breweries and cideries a try! Kick back and relax, taking in all of Chelan’s beauty, at these four Lake Chelan breweries and cideries:

1. Stormy Mountain Brewing

Stormy Mountain Brewingbeer glass has everything you need for the perfect time out in Chelan: beer, BBQ, friends, and…more beer! This brewery serves a number of delicious brews crafted here in Lake Chelan, making the perfect compliment to mouth-watering BBQ, top-notch tacos, burgers bursting with flavor, and more. Stormy Mountain Brewing features several tasty house beers plus a handful of local guest taps. Grab a pitcher of Stormy Brews, which are crafted inside the establishment, for the whole group or try fresh, local beers and ciders. Plus, wine lovers can get their fill of both reds and whites.

2. Lake Chelan Brewery

Pay a visit to the craft brew masters at Lake Chelan Brewery to sip on beers made in-house with its seven barrel brew system. This microbrewery is nestled on the banks of Lake Chelan and serves beers that reflect the spirit of the community, bringing in beer enthusiasts from both near and far. You won’t be disappointed in these beers made from the finest ingredients and with Lake Chelan’s glacier-fed water! Revel inside a charming atmosphere that includes a collection of old vinyl records to play as you sip and enjoy a meal or take in Lake Chelan’s weather from an outdoor dining area.

3. Steelhead Cider

apple ciderThe quality of these Lake Chelan breweries is rivaled by the cideries in town. Steelhead Cider starts with fresh fruits from its family orchard and other farms in the Chelan region before pressing and fermenting locally without concentrates, colorings, or artificial flavor additives. Cider choices like Furious George Ginger, Peargatory (Vanilla Pear), Chimera Cherry Apple, and Honey Bubbles offer an authentic Chelan taste. Inside of Steelhead Cider you’ll find plenty of art and even a Nintendo 64 to play!

4. Chelan Craft Cider

Chelan Craft Cider is a quaint blue-colored building that packs a powerful punch when it comes to fruity ciders. Try some of the tastiest ciders in all of Washington state including rotating flavors such as Apple, Apple Lemon, Ginger Pear, Peach Apricot, Black Currant, and more. Take part in a tasting experience with friends or family to try some of these unique ciders. The couple that owns this cidery is always engaging and on top of things, sure to answer any questions and explain the process of how these ciders are produced.

These Lake Chelan breweries and cideries provide a nice change of pace with tasting experiences unique to the many wineries in town. Are you ready to get out and explore everything special Chelan has to offer? Browse our Lake Chelan vacation rentals to find a cozy and comfortable place to stay this vacation!