D.G. Yuengling & Son, Inc.

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Overview
Enjoy a cool book on a hot day about America's Oldest Brewery, Yuengling. D. G. Yuengling & Son of Pottsville has been in continuous operation since 1829, and since its start, Yuengling has been prudently managed by the Yuengling family. Overcoming the 14 dry years of Prohibition, Yuengling persevered due in part to the ingenuity and creativity of its owners and loyalty of its consumers, finding particular success with ice cream products that would continue until 1985. Unlike many of the regional brewers who were forced to close their doors over time, Yuengling found a niche for itself beginning in the late 1980s. With the introduction of Yuengling Lager and Black & Tan, the brand became a sensation in and around Philadelphia. The popularity of their product has led to Yuengling being distributed in 14 states, making it not only the oldest, but the largest American-owned brewery.
Details
ISBN: 9781467120296
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
Date:
State: Pennsylvania
Series: Images of America
Images: 226
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Author
Robert A. Musson, MD, is a practicing physician and an Ohio resident who has collected beer memorabilia since 1976. He has researched the history of the brewing industry in Ohio and Pennsylvania for more than two decades and has previously authored two Arcadia titles: Brewing in Cleveland and Brewing in Greater Pittsburgh. He has also self-published numerous books on the brewing industry, such as Brewing Beer In The Buckeye State, Fort Pitt, That's It, and Brewing Beer Since 1829.