Featured Brewery of the Month: D. G. Yuengling & Son
Apr 02, 2018
Established in 1829, D. G. Yuengling & Son is the oldest operating brewing company in the United States. It is one of the largest breweries by volume in the country. Based on volume sold in 2017, Yuengling was the top craft beer company in the U.S.!
Yuengling produces about 2.8 million barrels annually, operating two Pennsylvania facilities and a brewery in Tampa, Florida. The beer is sold in 22 states at the moment, and added Kentucky and Arkansas this past year! The brewery is currently run by 5th generation, Dick Yuengling, and his daughters (6th generation). His daughters Jen, Wendy, Debbie, and Sheryl, are all involved in the family business, each of them holding a different role at the brewery.
So what’s new for the Yuengling brewery you ask? Yuengling is excited to announce the launch of Yuengling Golden Pilsner! It's the first new year-round product in 17 years, and the first for Yuengling’s 6th generation of brewers!
For more history and perspective on this historical brewery, please check out this video showing a more detailed look at the rich history of the brewery!