Visitors and group tours to Lincoln have ample options when it comes to finding a refreshing beverage!
Saro Cider brings a love for world-class ciders and world exploration. Located just east of downtown Lincoln, Saro Cider remains a popular destination for those looking to relax and enjoy a variety of ciders. In 2019, Saro Cider won Cidercraft Magazine’s 2019 Double Gold Award for their Marmara Cider, which combines tart cherries and Nebraska apple juice with native Nebraska yeast. With a production cider on site, Saro’s tasting room has seating for up to 70 people and remains one of the only cideries in Nebraska.
Picturesque views, delicious wines and more await your visit to James Arthur Vineyards, nestled amidst 400 acres of rolling hills and natural prairie grasslands just minutes northwest of Lincoln near Raymond, NE. Since opening its doors in 1997, the winery has hosted visitors from around the world and gained worldwide acclaim and honors. The largest winery in Nebraska, James Arthur Vineyards hosts wine and cider tastings, live music and gatherings throughout the year, utilizing the comfortable indoor and outdoor space. Private parties and meeting rooms also available.
Zipline Brewing Co. remains one of the region’s most popular craft breweries, boasting two locations in Lincoln. Zipline specializes in craft artisan ales and lagers while also experimenting with “Brave New Brews” throughout the year. From the award-winning Copper Alt, a German-style altbier that features notes of chocolate and hazelnut to their balanced Post-Hype Pale Ale and several other IPAs, stouts and sours, Zipline has selections that appeal to die-hard craft beer drinkers and to casual connoisseurs. The main taproom is just minutes west of downtown Lincoln while the Zipline Beer Hall is set in a southeast Lincoln neighborhood along with other food and drink options close by. Tours are also offered and can be scheduled in advance.
The motto “we brew true” is taken to heart at White Elm Brewing. Built around a shared passion for handcrafted ales and using the highest quality ingredients, White Elm Brewing brews a variety of beers that bring a modern take to saisons, farmhouse ales, hoppy ales and barrel-aged stouts. Now with two Lincoln locations, their taproom and production facility south of downtown Lincoln features local food trucks, music and other gatherings to emphasize community. Opened in November 2019, their Haymarket location is a perfect spot before football games, basketball games and concerts.