Cape Cod is known for its sprawling beaches and beautiful sunsets, but it’s becoming a beer and wine destination as well! Check out our list of locally made Cape Cod beer and wine.
Cape Cod Beer
Location: 1336 Phinneys Lane, Hyannis
Contact Number: (508) 790-4200
Details: Cape Cod Beer has guided tours once a day at 11 am Monday through Saturday. However, you’re welcome to do your own self-guided tour of the brewery all day. There are tastings at the brewery Monday through Friday 10 am to 6pm and Saturday 11 am to 4 pm. The brewery tasting costs $6 per person and that includes a tasting glass souvenir. During the brewery tasting, you will try 3 ounces of five of the beers offered by Cape Cod Beer. In addition to tastings and tours, Cape Cod Beer hosts a variety of events such as networking, holiday events and a farmers market (check out our blog, “Cape Cod Farmers Markets“).
Hog Island Beer Company
Location: 28 West Road, Orleans
Contact Number: (508) 255-2337
Details: Conveniently located on West Road behind the Jailhouse Tavern in Orleans, Hog Island Beer Company has become a hot spot for the locals. Hog Island Beer Company has beer tastings on Fridays after 3pm, Saturdays after 11:30am, and Sundays after 11:30am. There are events throughout the year as well as live music and lawn games during the summer season. Try out a flight or a pint of Hog Island Beer and see what all the buzz is about!
Location: 3715 , 120 Great Western Road, South Dennis
Contact Number: (508) 694-7171
Details: Devil’s Purse is open Wednesday and Thursday 12:00 pm to 6:00pm, Friday from 1:00 pm to 7:00 pm and Saturday from 12:00 pm to 7:00 pm. The tastings are done in five ounce or ten ounce glasses, and the maximum amount served is twenty-five ounces. The price of the tasting depends on the type of beer sampled and size serving. While there, fill up your growler or howler with the beer on tap for the season.
Location: 485 West Main Street, Hyannis
Contact Number: (781) 844-8468
Details: Brewery Tasting at Barnstable Brewing changes weekly, so check their website to see the schedule before planning a trip to this brewery. The cost of the tasting varies depending on the beer that is being served, which can also be found on their website or by calling. Barnstable Brewing is a new and family owned Cape Cod brewery located on West Main Street. Stop by the tasting room where they serve up some Chex mix to go with their brews and have plenty of board games to enjoy while sampling their beer.
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Location: 11 Shore Road (Route 6A), Truro
Contact Number: (508) 487-6200
Details: Tasting Hours at Truro Vineyards are Thursday through Saturday from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm and on Sunday from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm. The cost for a tasting is $10 per person which includes a wine glass as a souvenir. During your wine tasting, you will sample five of the ten wines available at the vineyard. The last tasting of the day is at 4:30 every day. Vineyard tours at Truro Vineyards are seasonal, so make a point to stop by to see the property during the season.
First Crush Winery
Location: The Olde Depot Industrial Park; 527 Main Street,Harwich
Contact Number: (508) 737-6867
Details: First Crush Winery has tasting hours Wednesday through Saturday from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. The cost of a tasting is $10 per person. During your tasting, you will sample six different wines. If time permits during the tasting, you may take a tour of the winery. The last tasting takes place one half hour before closing time.
Cape Cod Winery
Location: 4 Oxbow Road, East Falmouth
Contact Number: (508) 457-5592
Details: Tasting hours at Cape Cod Winery are Thursdays through Fridays from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm, on Saturday from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm and on Sunday from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm. The cost of a tasting is $10 per person which includes a wine glass souvenir.
Shoal Hope Ciderworks
Location: 42 Connell Street Bay #3, Provincetown
Contact Number: (978) 758-7860
Details: Shoal Hope Ciderworks is an award winner Provincetown produced hard cider founded in 2015. Currently, Shoal Hope Ciderworks does not offer tours or tastings of their cider, but when contacted they said that there were future plans for tastings and tours for fans of the hard cider.
South Hollow Spirits
Location: 11 Shore Road (Route 6A), Truro (at the Truro Vineyards location)
Contact Number: (508) 487-6200
Details: Tours of South Hollow Spirits are free but run from Memorial Day to Columbus day, so make sure to stop by. When the distillery is open, tastings are ever half hour (at the :15 and :45 of every hour). South Hollow Spirits is open (weather permitting) Monday through Friday 11:00 am to 5:00 pm and Sunday from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Tastings are $10 and include a free souvenir glass! The tasting includes their three different rums as well as their gin.
Locally Made: Cape Cod Beer and Wine
As you can see, there are plenty of locally made Cape Cod beer and wine options in this beautiful place that we live. The off season is the perfect time to explore these special spots because it is a lot less crowded than during the busy summer season. While exploring the different locally made Cape Cod beer and wine, you should check out our blog, “Cape Cod Restaurants Featured on Television.” See if your favorite restaurant made the list and discover some new places to try before the busy season picks up again!