Downingtown Tour Rules

Before going on our public brewery tour we ask that you take a moment to read over some safety rules.  These rules are in place to ensure both a safe and enjoyable experience for every patron of our establishment.  Victory Brewing Company employs a zero tolerance approach to these rules; if you are unable to comply, you will not be allowed on the tour.

VBC Tour Rules:

  1. VBC is a production brewery; the machinery may be dangerous so please refrain from touching any of the equipment.
  2. Please avoid stepping in puddles or on hoses along the tour.
  3. Closed toe and flat shoes are REQUIRED for the tour.
  4. Safety goggles will be provided by Victory Brewing Company before the start of the tour.  These goggles are REQUIRED to be worn for the duration of the tour.  Please return the goggles at the end of the tour.
  5. Parents and/or guardians are responsible for behavior and actions of children under the age of 18 while on the tour.  We reserve the right ask you to leave the tour group if your children are disruptive.
  6. Please be respectful of other people’s tour experience and refrain from personal conversations and cell phone use.

European Tradition.

  

American Ingenuity.

The Victory Brewing Story

The story of Victory Brewing Company starts on a school bus in 1973 when fifth-graders Ron Barchet and Bill Covaleski stepped aboard, on their way to a new school. The two became fast friends and remained so, even as they grew up and went to college on opposite coasts. Just months out of college, Bill’s appreciation of good beer and access to his father’s home brewing equipment inspired him to explore the hobby. That same year (1985), Bill gave Ron a home brewing kit as a Christmas gift. With that, both Bill and Ron developed their love of the craft…
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