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D.G. Yuengling and Son Brewery

Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
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My husband and I enjoyed the tour. Great to see how thing used to be done and how the beer is made... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Liverpool, Pennsylvania
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Amazing tour. Great beers and really friendly place. Totally worth the trip and great prices with... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Brooklyn, New York
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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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5th & Mahantongo Sts, Pottsville, PA 17901
+1 570-628-4290
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed the tour. Great to see how thing used to be done and how the beer is made today. Cool to see the caves cut into the mountain where they stored the beer. Also enjoyed learning the family history with the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing tour. Great beers and really friendly place. Totally worth the trip and great prices with great history.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 6, 2019

This is the place to gather and taste local historical craft beers! Buy an autographed classic Football by Dick Yuengling himself! You might even see him on premises. He is a great man to speak with. His gift shop would rival anything in NYC. From...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 3, 2019 via mobile

So glad we did this tour today. Was a great time. Is free and plenty of parking. Two samples at the end of the tour and to my surprise it’s also kid friendly! We will be back. Love yuengling.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jpmccourrry
Reviewed December 27, 2018 via mobile

As a retired National Park Ranger, I know how important it is to project yourself when giving guided tours. Today my wife and I toured Yuengling' brewery in Pottsville, PA. We were lucky to have Shelby as our guide. She had a warm smile, showed...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Michael0361
Reviewed December 18, 2018 via mobile

What an interesting place this turned out to be. I have been living in the Florida Keys for the past 30+years and was up visiting family in NJ ( where I was originally from) when I came up with the idea to go to Yuengling...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank luckygal38
Reviewed December 11, 2018

This was a fantastic tour of the oldest brewery in America. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and friendly. We learned a lot about the history of the town and brewery. I would definitely recommend this tour. Of course, the beer samples at the end...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Brian G
Reviewed November 25, 2018

This Brewery is the oldest one in USA and it offers opportunity to know about history brewery, so we are very lucky. Who likes beer or wants to make a surprise as me for my husband,who lives close to Pottsville or visit area, must see...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dragostina
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

The Yuengling Brewery tour is a must do for anyone living near or visiting Pottsville, PA. This was our third time through with family and friends! The tour guides have always made it an enjoyable, informative, and fun experience. Still hard to believe there is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank katmarPA
Reviewed November 3, 2018

This is the oldest brewery in the US. The founder was a German immigrant that came over in the 1800's. It is now in the hands of a 5th generation family member. The brewery is unbelievable with the history of how beer was made back...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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July 17, 2018|
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Response from jld102682 | Reviewed this property |
No, but they do several tours a day, we got there for 1 and went out almost 15 mins later when our group filled up
October 7, 2017|
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Response from Christina M | Reviewed this property |
It is free
August 3, 2017|
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Response from Christina M | Reviewed this property |
NO , it’s a real Brewery. 21 & over only