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D.G. Yuengling and Son Brewery

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Best free tour I've ever had!

I have done this tour multiple times and every time, it never lets me down. The tour guides always... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Jamie F
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Day trip

Worth the drive. Tour guide was very knowledgeable and she gave a brief history of Yuengling family... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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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
5th & Mahantongo Sts, Pottsville, PA 17901
+1 570-628-4290
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Reviewed 3 days ago 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 4 days ago 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

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Reviewed 4 days ago

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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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Arrived when gift shop opened. First tour of day was to start in 30 minutes. Tour was very informative with history of the brewery and company. Saw cans being filled on the line. Staff was very pleasant and knowledgeable. After tour went into sampling room...More

Thank James H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Oldest brewery in America has a very neat history tour! Our guide, Stacy, was great and answered all of our questions. The caves were awesome, but a little creepy. Hard to believe a business can survive for so many years and remain in the same...More

Thank TriciaRMc
Reviewed 5 days ago

Honestly, I'm not a beer drinker but my husband loves Yuengling and I love history. This tour was a great combination for both of us. The tour guide was very knowledgeable taking us through the caves and explaining how the brewery started and what was...More

Thank Barbara Y
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This tour was much more than I was expecting, even for a Saturday when they weren’t working. Big group, but we maneuvered our way all around the facility, the cave, bottling area, etc. It will be great to go back on a weekday to see...More

Thank Lisa D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sarah our tour guide was great throughout the tour being as informative as possible. The tour takes you through the history of the brewery's generations of family owners and the process used throughout that time. A nice visit into the caves where the beer was...More

Thank bbbob84
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great history! Excellent tour guides!!! It was a short wait. And absolutely worth it. Wear sneakers as it is hilly and you need closed foot shoes. If you forget they have some you can buy for $5. If you go on a weekend there is...More

Thank Angela M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've toured numerous breweries, but Yuengling's was by far the best! First your guide will take you to the (real) caves where beer was made and kept cold before refrigeration. There the company's history is explained, including some great Prohibition era stories. The brewery goes...More

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18 July 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
8 October 2017|
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Response from Christina M | Reviewed this property |
It is free
4 August 2017|
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Response from Christina M | Reviewed this property |
NO , it’s a real Brewery. 21 & over only