Food/Drink

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Sheetz releases vanilla donut hole beer in NEPA stores in limited quantities on Nov. 27

Sheetz releases vanilla donut hole beer in NEPA stores in limited quantities on Nov. 27

From a press release: This week, Sheetz announced a limited edition craft beer brewed with Shweetz Glazed Vanilla Donut Holes. Dubbed “Project Happy Hole-idayz,” this first-ever beer was brewed in partnership with Wicked Weed Brewing Company and will be released this weekend. Brewed with one pound per barrel of the brand’s vanilla doughnut holes, the […]

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Alcohol sales must end at 5 p.m. on Pennsylvania’s biggest drinking night of the year, Gov. Wolf orders

Alcohol sales must end at 5 p.m. on Pennsylvania’s biggest drinking night of the year, Gov. Wolf orders

From a press release: With new modeling projecting 22,000 new COVID-19 cases per day in Pennsylvania in December, Governor Tom Wolf and Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine announced new targeted mitigation measures today to help stop the spread during this critical time. These include a robust enforcement plan targeted at “chronic violators,” along with […]

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Fine Wine & Good Spirits offers tips for safer holiday shopping during COVID-19

Fine Wine & Good Spirits offers tips for safer holiday shopping during COVID-19

From a press release: The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board has urged Fine Wine & Good Spirits customers to create a plan to shop for wines and spirits before the upcoming holidays, particularly after COVID-19 drove record liquor sales across the state. “November and December are typically the busiest months of the year in Fine Wine […]

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Yuengling breaks ground on new Tampa, Florida brewery expansion and tourist attraction

Yuengling breaks ground on new Tampa, Florida brewery expansion and tourist attraction

From a press release: D.G. Yuengling & Son has two breweries in its native Pottsville and one in Tampa to keep up with current and rising demand. On Monday, the Florida location broke ground on the revitalization of the company’s Tampa Campus, which expands its footprint in the Sunshine State. The new campus, slated to […]

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Pennsylvania drank a lot of Tito’s Vodka, Fireball Whisky, and Barefoot Wine in 2019-2020

Pennsylvania drank a lot of Tito’s Vodka, Fireball Whisky, and Barefoot Wine in 2019-2020

Tito’s Handmade Vodka and Fireball Cinnamon Whisky topped liquor sales in Pennsylvania’s Fine Wine & Good Spirits stores from July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020, according to the Liquor Control Board’s annual report that was released yesterday. Crown Russe Vodka, Jack Daniel’s Old No. 7 Tennessee Whiskey, Nikolai Vodka, Hennessy Cognac, New Amsterdam Vodka, […]

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COVID-19 drove record liquor sales in Pennsylvania, increasing yearly profits despite shutdown

COVID-19 drove record liquor sales in Pennsylvania, increasing yearly profits despite shutdown

From a press release: This week, the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board released its Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Annual Report, which details agency operations, sales trends, popular products, and financial results for the period of July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020. This year’s report also details how the COVID-19 pandemic affected PLCB operations and sales. The […]

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Diamond City Dine Out debuts with food specials, art, and music in downtown Wilkes-Barre through Oct. 31

Diamond City Dine Out debuts with food specials, art, and music in downtown Wilkes-Barre through Oct. 31

From a press release: The inaugural Diamond City Dine Out is in full swing in downtown Wilkes-Barre. All this week through Saturday, Oct. 31, local residents and visitors can enjoy dining specials at downtown restaurants, plus live musical performances, open houses at art galleries, pop-up art exhibits in restaurants, and more, organized by the nonprofit […]

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Yuengling and Hershey’s Chocolate Porter now available in bottles for limited time

Yuengling and Hershey’s Chocolate Porter now available in bottles for limited time

From a press release: D.G. Yuengling & Son in Pottsville has announced the highly-anticipated return of its delicious beer collaboration with Hershey’s, “America’s most beloved chocolate brand.” In response to consumers’ overwhelming demand, Yuengling Hershey’s Chocolate Porter will be available in bottles and on draft throughout Yuengling’s entire 22-state footprint beginning in late September. To […]

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Yuengling will expand west for the first time in 2021 with help from Molson Coors

Yuengling will expand west for the first time in 2021 with help from Molson Coors

From a press release: This week, D.G. Yuengling & Son in Pottsville and Molson Coors Beverage Company announced a longterm brewing partnership that will bring Yuengling’s beer to millions more people outside of their East Coast footprint. This partnership will allow the distribution of Yuengling beers to expand further west for the first time in […]

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Rally for Restaurants aids Scranton businesses affected by COVID-19 at Lackawanna College Sept. 29-Nov. 18

Rally for Restaurants aids Scranton businesses affected by COVID-19 at Lackawanna College Sept. 29-Nov. 18

From a press release: This week, Lackawanna College announced Rally for Restaurants, an initiative to support local restaurants that are struggling due to the COVID-19 health crisis. In partnership with the city of Scranton and Scranton Tomorrow, Lackawanna College’s student-run restaurant 409 on Adams will open its doors to participating restaurants free of charge, including […]

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