NEPA Scene Staff

Pa. Liquor Board grants $2 million to produce and promote local beers and wines in 2021

Pa. Liquor Board grants $2 million to produce and promote local beers and wines in 2021

From a press release: Last month, the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board approved grants totaling $2,016,699.35 for 18 projects to increase the production of Pennsylvania-made malt and brewed beverages and enhance the Pennsylvania beer industry through promotion, marketing, and research-based programs and projects, and to enhance the Pennsylvania wine industry and increase production of Pennsylvania-made wines. […]

 Rich Howells

BEER REVIEW: Project Happy Hole-idayz, brewed with Sheetz donut holes by Wicked Weed Brewing

BEER REVIEW: Project Happy Hole-idayz, brewed with Sheetz donut holes by Wicked Weed Brewing

Just for the holiday season, Altoona-based convenience store chain Sheetz partnered with Wicked Weed Brewing Company in North Carolina to produce a limited edition beer called Project Happy Hole-idayz that was brewed with Shweetz Glazed Vanilla Donut Holes. Four packs of 16-ounce cans are only $7.99 at select Sheetz locations, and once they’re sold out, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

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 […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

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 […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

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 […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

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 […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Wallenpaupack Brewing Company in Hawley releases low-calorie Smallmouth IPA into the wild

Wallenpaupack Brewing Company in Hawley releases low-calorie Smallmouth IPA into the wild

From a press release: Sought by anglers all over North America, smallmouth bass are often found in clearer waters, including streams, rivers, and sandy bottoms of lakes and reservoirs. Today, smallmouths can also be found at Wallenpaupack Brewing Company in Hawley, adjacent to Lake Wallenpaupack, Pennsylvania’s second largest man-made lake. Smallmouth IPA is the latest […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Yuengling delivers free beer to Lehigh Valley Hospital employees in Pottsville

Yuengling delivers free beer to Lehigh Valley Hospital employees in Pottsville

From a press release: D.G. Yuengling & Son visited Lehigh Valley Hospital – Schuylkill yesterday to give their thanks to hospital employees and their heroic efforts in caring for COVID-19 patients within Pottsville and the greater Lehigh Valley. To show appreciation and support for the impactful work being done in their hometown, Yuengling donated a […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Yuengling in Pottsville pledges $100,000 to hospitality workers and first responders fighting COVID-19

Yuengling in Pottsville pledges $100,000 to hospitality workers and first responders fighting COVID-19

From a press release: This week, D.G. Yuengling & Son in Pottsville announced a commitment of $100,000 to provide Americans relief during the COVID-19 public health crisis. Through initial donations, Yuengling will support the Gary Sinise Foundation and its Emergency COVID-19 Combat Service campaign to assist individuals on the front lines of fighting the coronavirus. […]

 The Conversation

Alcohol sales spike as America drinks through coronavirus crisis, adding more health issues

Alcohol sales spike as America drinks through coronavirus crisis, adding more health issues

In the midst of the COVID-19 epidemic, it has become easier to buy alcohol than toilet paper or eggs. Across the U.S., governors are terming alcohol sales an essential business and loosening restrictions to permit home delivery and carryout cocktails, throwing an economic lifeline to one group of small businesses. Are alcohol sales actually essential? […]

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