First you take a drink. Then the drink takes a drink. Then the drink takes you.

Our Story

Old Republic Distillery, located in York, PA, has partnered with Kim and Greg Wilson to bring their spirits to Lancaster County through the ORD Tasting Room & Tavern. The Wilsons have beautifully renovated their “barn”, on Dutchland Avenue in Ephrata, PA, to be the home of the ORD Tasting Room & Tavern, the first of its kind in Ephrata. Also known as Dutchland Center, this beautiful structure was built in 1777 and still showcases the original stone wall and wood beams giving the space a speakeasy feel. Locals will know this spot as home of Javateas Coffee Cafe and Cloister Cabinetry and now have a new reason to visit with friends to share quality, handcrafted spirits.

The ORD celebrates the art of making spirits, as flavorful and unique as York County itself, where the fertile grounds give life to some of the world's finest agriculture, and the people and history are rich with pride and strength. ORD is York County's 1st distillery since prohibition. They produce superior quality, handcrafted, small batch distilled spirits, utilizing as much local agriculture as possible.

The tasting room in Ephrata serves all the ORD spirits including vodkas, rums, whiskeys and moonshines. Samples can be tasted and ORD bottles, each bearing a story of PA history, can be purchased. PA beer and wines are available as well.

We look forward to raising a glass with you soon!

Libations

Tastings & Private Gatherings

Tastings: Stop in for a tasting anytime during normal business hours. Select 3 spirits of your choosing or tell us a bit about your tastes and we’ll help you make the decision. We’re happy to create custom tasting parties for a special occasion or event. For more information, contact us at ORDephrata@gmail.com.

Private Gatherings: We have the space, the food, and the drinks; you bring the people! The ORD Tavern & Tasting room is ready to welcome you for your next event. Whether it's all business, all fun, or something in between, we want to help you make it memorable.

For further information on available spaces, pricing, and more please contact ORDephrata@gmail.com.

Events

FAQs

Can I buy Old Republic spirits at your tasting room?
Yes! Beautifully packaged, each bottle tells a story of Pennsylvania history. If you're looking for something with Pennsylvania authenticity, a gift from ORD is perfect. It makes a great gift for out-of-state family and friends.
Do you rent the tasting room for private events?
You betcha! Our unique space is great for social and business events alike. For more information, please contact ORDephrata@gmail.com.
Do you serve beer and wine?
We do! Our beer aficionados and wine lovers will be well-cared for. We offer a changing variety of local craft beers and feature some of PA’s finest wineries.
Is the ORD Tasting Room smoke-free?
Yes, our Tasting Room is smoke-free. We have a designated area outside for patrons who wish to smoke.
Do you have outside seating?
Yes, although most of our seating is inside.

Contact Information

Address/Phone
Old Republic Distillery Tavern
3 Dutchland Ave
Ephrata PA 17522
(717) 863-2016
Hours
Hours: Th/Fri 4pm - 9pm | Sat 12pm - 9pm | Sun 12pm - 5pm
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