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D.G. Yuengling and Son Brewery

Closed Now: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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It's More Than Just Beer

We had a fabulous tour with Stacy as our guide. She provided engaging and fun information on the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Dwmjrm
Interesting

Enjoyed the tour. Very educational. Lots of history. Museum had lots of interesting items. Gift... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
J M L
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DeLand, Florida
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“brewery tour”(51 reviews)
“birch beer”(35 reviews)
“free samples”(37 reviews)
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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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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

We had a fabulous tour with Stacy as our guide. She provided engaging and fun information on the family business, industry and history in the US. The tour was so much fun and we also enjoyed the great gift shop, museum and tasting room where...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed the tour. Very educational. Lots of history. Museum had lots of interesting items. Gift shop clean. Tour guide knowledgeable and friendly.

Thank J M L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm not a beer drinker, but my husband and I have visited numerous wineries and taken tours, so I thought it would be interesting to see how making beer compares. The tour is very educational, they let you see the whole process, but also tell...More

Thank carla_m001
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This tour was not your normal beer brew tour. They told you the history, fun stories and yuengling family facts. They use to make ice cream and stil do. Go figure. Make sure you do have good shoes and yes there is climbing of stairs....More

Thank travelzoom2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I live about 1/2 hour from here and always wanted to take the tour. I really enjoyed it. Some areas are very warm and there are a lot of stairs. My husband opted out for health reason and I would advise that too. The tour...More

Thank MrsHoot413
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did not take the brewery tour. Others raved about it ! Lots of stairs and climbing are required. No open toed shoes or sandals. (They sell shoes for the tour) Great gift shop and beer tasting room. Lots of novelty gifts and clothing. One...More

Thank Leon J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a great trip through history with this tour. Any Brewery can let you see how beer is made and bottled. The Yuengling Brewery tells and shows you how was created and has moved forward, except during prohibition, and survived. Our Tour guide "JJ" was...More

Thank Butch C
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

I have done this tour multiple times and every time, it never lets me down. The tour guides always are super friendly and nice. The experience is awesome and, who doesn't love a free beer sample?!

Thank Jamie F
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

Worth the drive. Tour guide was very knowledgeable and she gave a brief history of Yuengling family business and how beer is brewed. After cave tour she brought us to the tasting room where you could sample all their beers on tap! Also a gift...More

Thank 5degrees
Reviewed August 15, 2018

This was a very interesting tour of a small (but getting larger) brewery that has been in business for many, many years. The guide was very good at explaining all the processes. Must wear closed toe shoes as some of the areas are quite wet....More

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tmlacianca
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
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jvbeach
October 7, 2017|
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Response from Christina M | Reviewed this property |
It is free
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pamelacolistra
August 3, 2017|
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Response from Christina M | Reviewed this property |
NO , it’s a real Brewery. 21 & over only
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