Pints & Plots: Brew Masters of Laurel Hill



Laurel Hill West followed by Laurel Hill East

Philadelphia is known as one of the best beer-drinking cities in the country and earned this reputation for many reasons. This walking tour will focus on the history of beer in our great city and the permanent residents of Laurel Hill West and East, who produced, distributed, and enjoyed it. Led by award-winning homebrewer and certified beer judge, Mike Lewandowski, the tour will conclude with a toast and sampling of local beers and snacks!


  • $20/General Admission (Ages 13 and up)
  • $18/Seniors (Ages 65+) and Students with ID
  • $15/Members of the Friends of Laurel Hill
  • $10.00/Youth (Ages 6-12)
  • Free/Ages 5 and under

Please note – youth and children must be accompanied by an adult and cannot partake in the beer tasting. 

Tickets must be purchased in advance.


Your day will begin at Laurel Hill West 

We will depart from the CONSERVATORY at Laurel Hill West (not the first building you see when you enter from Belmont Ave.).

  • Click here for directions to Laurel Hill West.
  • Laurel Hill West is located at 225 Belmont Avenue, Bala Cynwyd PA 19004(GPS directions: 340 Belmont Avenue).
    • When you enter the cemetery through the main gates off of Belmont Avenue, you will pass the Funeral Home on your left and see white dashed lines. Follow the white dashed lines through the cemetery to the Conservatory.
    • NOTE FOR UBER/LYFT RIDERS: Have your driver go into the cemetery following the above directions — otherwise, you will have a 5 – 10-minute walk to the event location.
  • Free parking is available outside the Conservatory.


Then all participants will drive to Laurel Hill East

  • Click here for directions to Laurel Hill East.
  • Participants will reconvene at Laurel Hill East’s Gatehouse entrance at 3822 Ridge Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19132.