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D.G. Yuengling and Son Brewery

5th & Mahantongo Sts, Pottsville, PA 17901
+1 570-628-4290
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Visited the brewery early one morning.There were just 4 of us on the tour and our guide Stacy was... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
BuRickJr44
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Fortville, Indiana
So Much History

My wife and I live in a state where they do not sell Yuengling but we buy it every time we cross... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
BPH_4LIFE
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Benton, Arkansas
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It was the year 1829 when Americans were getting used to their newly elected president, Andrew Jackson, that 23-year old David G. Yuengling, an immigrant from Wurttemberg, Germany, settled in Pottsville, Pennsylvania, and started a brewery. Originally named the Eagle Brewery, today the Yuengling pride, symbolic of the American Eagle. Each Yuengling label bears the eagle trademark chosen by young David Yuengling so long ago. Previously located on Centre Street, current site of Pottsville's after only two years of operation. A new brewery was then constructed on Mahantongo Street, where operations continue today. The brewery remains family operated by Richard "Dick" Yuengling, Jr. and his daughters are being groomed as the sixth generation.
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  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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“birch beer” (28 reviews)
“great tour” (68 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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5th & Mahantongo Sts, Pottsville, PA 17901
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+1 570-628-4290
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited the brewery early one morning.There were just 4 of us on the tour and our guide Stacy was a delight.She was well informed and just a nice pleasant person.We enjoyed the tastings after the tour and we were able to meet the owner.Gift shop...More

Thank BuRickJr44
Reviewed 3 days ago

My wife and I live in a state where they do not sell Yuengling but we buy it every time we cross the Mississippi. So, we made a point to visit the brewery while in the Pottsville area. The gift shop, tap room, etc was...More

Thank BPH_4LIFE
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We finally took a vacation to PA and had time to tour Yuengling Brewery. The tour guide was very knowledgeable about the history. The tour was amazing so much history. Parking is limited but we were able to find a spot. The gift shop and...More

Thank jeffertz
Reviewed 6 days ago

The 4 of us visited on a Thursday morning after Labor Day, and just us 4 got a tour with Stacy as our guide and she really made it fun. She knew a lot about the history and current production. After the tour, we got...More

Thank Gma4198
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The brewery has a nice little museum area where you can take a peak into the long history of the brewery and family. Unfortunately they have very limited tour times and we arrived at 2pm...30 minutes after the last tour. We were still able to...More

Thank Holly E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Still a family run brewery after over 150 years, and will be family business for many years to come. Great tour guide with answers to everyone's questions, unbelievable to see the hand chiseled caverns that were used to store the beer. Still have some of...More

Thank chuck s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worth the drive! Really enjoyed the guided tour of America's Oldest Brewery. Note that they are sticklers for have sneakers or closed toed rubber heels. No exceptions as there may be walking in slick areas. Under the brewery is a hand chiseled cave to store...More

Thank Jolangfo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great history of this company. family owned and dedicated to it's employees. Great guide who was enthusiastic and fun.

Thank yogi5655
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Free tour and samples, interesting visit and very informative , tour with a great guide which explained the process in depth, nice gift shop.

Thank sivadg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whether you are a beer lover or not this tour is great. The history of this place is amazing. The tour is free and yes, a free beer tasting at the end! There is a wonderful gift shop where you can buy anything from coasters...More

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pamelacolistra
4 August 2017|
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Response from Tim H | Reviewed this property |
Yes this is kid friendly and when you taste the beer at the end they have birch beer
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fastpitch65
30 July 2016|
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Response from Matt H | Reviewed this property |
Parking is limited around the brewery, however, with a couple trips around the block you can find parking spots close to the tour center. If you use the parking garage down the street, plan on an 'invigoratiing' climb up the... More
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robbythegreat
22 January 2016|
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Response from Carnival644 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, its been a while. However the caves beneath the brewery are a recent addition to the tour as they were bricked up during prohibition and the walls were breached just a short while ago. Perhaps the coolest part of... More
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