Tour our Breweries!

You’ve been asking for it! Our fans have been eagerly anticipating the long awaited return of our brewery tours. And we’re excited to announce we are bringing back tours to Downingtown, in addition to offering them at our new brewery in Parkesburg! You’ll once again be able to go behind the scenes of our brewing operations and learn about our company’s vision and brewing philosophy first hand.  Our tours show you steps of the brewing process, explaining how malted barley, hops, yeast and water can come together to make such a delicious beverage. We can’t wait to show you the amazing German engineering and American ingenuity that go into making the Victory beers you know and love!

Downingtown

Friday: 3pm, 4pm and 5pm
Saturday and Sunday: 12pm, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm and 4pm

Tours of our Downingtown facility are free of charge and take you through our brewhouse and fermentation room. Each tour will last about 20 minutes. Parties should report to our retail store to sign up for our tours. There is a max of 15 people per tour, and overflow can join the next available time slot. Please wear flat, closed-toe shoes while on the tour. Before going on our public brewery tour, we ask that you take a few minutes to read our full list of safety rules. Please view them here.

Parkesburg

Saturday: 2pm-5:30pm

Starting April 5, join us for a chartered bus trip, tour and Victory beer experience in our Parkesburg brewery! This enjoyable package option includes a behind the scenes look at the brewery, as well as a food and beer component. Tickets, which are $58 per person, include the following:

  • Guided school bus ride from Downingtown* to Parkesburg, and back again!
  • A welcome beer in our catering hall, followed by an introduction to Parkesburg
  • Full guided tour and explanation of the brewing process from the production floor, including stops in the fermentation room, mezzanine bridge, brewhouse, packaging line and hop cooler
  • Chef-selected and seasonally inspired food and beer pairings
  • A one-of-a-kind commemorative Parkesburg glass, available only to guests attending this event

Purchase your tickets here!

Tours groups will be limited to 40 people per session, which will be split into two separate groups of 20 while touring the facility. Please arrive a half hour prior to departure time; buses will leave promptly at 2pm. *To enjoy the full experience and due to parking limitations in Parkesburg as construction continues, all guests must travel via the bus departing from our Downingtown brewpub at this time.

Parkesburg tours are for those over 21 years of age, only. Please be sure to have a valid form of ID when you check in for your tour. Before going on our public brewery tour, we ask that you take a few minutes to read our full list of safety rules. Please view them here.

Parties interested in private tours/events in Parkesburg should contact Lauren Heald (LaurenH@victorybeer.com) for pricing.


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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