3 of the Best Reasons You Need to Go To Bethlehem Brew Works

If you’re in the mood to sample some award-winning beer, pay a visit to Fegley’s Bethlehem Brew Works. Just a three-minute drive from your room at Sayre Mansion, Bethlehem Brew Works was the first Fegley Brew Works location. The Fegley family first opened Bethlehem Brew Works in 1998 as a celebration of the region’s working class. This can still be seen today, from the decor to the menu. Since its first opening, Bethlehem Brew Works has been hugely successful. The first located was expanded and a second was opened in 2007.  One visit to Bethlehem Brew Works and you’ll understand why it’s been a staple in town for almost 20 years.

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Top 3 Reasons to Visit Bethlehem Brew Works

1. The Award-Winning Beer

The beer at Bethlehem Brew Works hasn’t just gained national acclaim, it’s earned worldwide recognition. Fegley’s Devious Imperial Pumpkin Ale and Arctic Alchemy both won gold at the World Beer Champions. Arctic Alchemy has also won gold at the Great American Beer Festival. The folks at Bethlehem Brew Works haven’t rested on their laurels, either. They are still coming up with delicious new brews to feature at their two locations.

Visit for the Bethlehem Brew Works happy hour, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday, to enjoy Fegley’s Flagship Drafts for just $3. Try Fegley’s ESB, their most popular beer. It has a rich flavor and medium body and pairs perfectly with BBQ pork and buttery cheeses. President Barack Obama enjoyed one during his visit to Bethlehem in 2008.

2. The Incredible Food

Bethlehem Brew Works is more than just a brewpub. It’s a restaurant featuring an amazing menu of dishes meant to pair well with their brews, wines, and cocktails. Many of their dishes use their brews, like the BREWschetta, a play on bruschetta which features a sauce incorporating their Space Monkey Raspberry Saison. If you’re looking for meat, try the Bessemer’s Bratwurst, which features a mustard gravy made with Fegley’s ESB. Visit during happy hour for their “Five for $5” menu. Try the half nachos, seasonal hummus, Bavarian Pretzels, BREWschetta, or Buffalo Wings for $5 each!

3. The Special Events

There’s always something going on at Bethlehem Brew Works. Every Wednesday, the Beer Run Club meets to run together and enjoy a $3.50 Wit Special afterwards. If you’d rather exercise the mind, attend Steel Trap Trivia happening every Wednesday. Enjoy those $3.50 Steelgaarden Wits, prizes from local vendors and giveaways. There’s no cover charge, so form your team and put that trivia knowledge to use! For a more relaxed atmosphere, join the knitters, crocheters, and cross-stitchers at Pints and Purls every Monday for an evening of socializing and crafting. Check the Bethlehem Brew Works’ event page before your visit so you don’t miss out.

Unwind at Sayre Mansion

After an incredible meal and drinks at Bethlehem Brew Works, head back to our Bethlehem bed and breakfast and unwind in one of our beautiful rooms or suites! You can enjoy a variety of wonderful amenities including luxurious linens, crackling fireplaces, and beautiful views of our gardens and grounds, then join us the next morning for a delicious gourmet breakfast that will have you fueled up and ready for more culinary adventures. We want to help you plan your next Lehigh Valley getaway. Give us a call today!