After a full day of adventures in the Berkshires, there’s nothing quite like relaxing with an ice cold craft beer. Luckily, for beer lovers like you, there are several incredible breweries to choose from near the Gateways Inn! One that has stood out from all the rest is Wandering Star Craft Brewery in Pittsfield, MA. This local production brewery has become very popular among couples for their flavorful selections, friendly staff, and unique atmosphere. Learn more about Wandering Star Craft Brewery and be sure to add it to your vacation itinerary!
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More About Wandering Star Craft Brewery
Wandering Star is a 15 barrel production brewery and taproom in the heart of the Berkshires. However, this isn’t your typical brewery. Since they don’t have a regular bar or tasting menu, they open their doors to visitors each Saturday for exclusive tours and tastings! Guests will be transported throughout the brewery and learn how each of Wandering Star’s delicious brews is created. At the end of the tour, you’ll have the opportunity to try their selections or fill a growler. Here are some of their most popular beers:
- Wandering Star Catcher in the Rye
- Wandering Star Catnip
- Wandering Star Loopy Juice
- Wandering Star Imperial Stout
Other Local Breweries That You’ll Love
Wandering Star Craft Brewery is just the beginning of the craft beer scene in the Berkshires. Here are even more nearby breweries that you won’t want to miss!
Barrington Brewery and Restaurant
Since 1995, Barrington Brewery has served spectacular barn brewed beers and food made from scratch. Only the freshest ingredients have been used to create each of the indulgent brews on the menu. Plus, it was the first brewery on the east coast to use a solar panel system that supplies solar-heated hot water for brewing and restaurant use.
Big Elm Brewing
Although Big Elm is one of the Berkshires’ newest breweries, they have quickly grown to become one of the most popular! Their wide list of tap options means you’ll surely find a brew that suits your tastes, and they’re even open for tours on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays.
Continue Your Beer Tasting Journey at the Gateways Inn
After exploring local breweries, return to the Gateways Inn for some well-deserved rest and even more beer! The bar in our Lounge offers a variety of local craft beers, including gluten-free options.
Our Procter mansion turned bed & breakfast boasts luxury amenities without sacrificing its historical charm. The 11 guestrooms exude the ultimate luxury and comfort with all the modern amenities you desire. You will also be just steps away from our award-winning restaurant! Ready to get away from it all? Book your stay at the Gateways Inn today!
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