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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...more
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Hubs and I stopped by because he loves Yuengling and wanted to take the tour. It was so much better than I thought. They take you down into the original caves and explain the history in great detail. Then they show you everything from the...More
Kind of a whimsical additional to our travels. We were planning on heading this way, and I am fond of their beer, so a trip to the "Oldest Brewery in the US" seemed like a natural element of our anticipated stops at National Parks. Unfortunately,...More
History lives in Pottsville. This tour is fun, interesting, free and a testament to the hardworking Yuengling family. Because the original brewery is on the National Register, nothing can be changed. That means you are seeing a business that started in 1829 in the exact...More
My wife and I spend the afternoon touring the brewery. The history of the brewery was fascinating including the cave that was hand dug into the mountainside side and was used to store the kegs of beer to keep them cool. The free beer tasting...More
We had just come here after touring some moonshine distilleries in Gatlingburg. This was a nice change of pace, as there was actually a tour - then a tasting. And the distilleries charge $5 - this was free. This place has a certain charm that...More
One of my all time favorite beers. While in the area decide to visit and take the tour. The tour was free and great. If you like beer and even if you don’t the tour was very fun with a lot of information.
If you're not familiar with Yuengling, this is a great way to get acquainted and hear the history of this Eastern Pennsylvania icon. The tour is fun. You get to walk through the cave where the beer was kept cold after brewing (and which was...More
My brother and I drove to Pottsville to tour the brewery. I had done it many years ago but I wanted him to see it. The city of Pottsville is very hilly and scenic with its old buildings. D.G. Yuengling Brewery is seen as you...More
Although my wife and I aren't beer drinkers, we enjoy touring breweries. As the oldest brewery in America this one has a lot of history.
The hour long tour takes you through the historic brewery that still makes beer today. Throughout the tour you not...More